There’s a new app and web tool for Oakland residents interested in following the money in November’s mayoral race. The idea is to hold candidates accountable while keeping citizens informed.
Senator Barbara Boxer came out swinging Wednesday on behalf of Proposition 46 in a new ad campaign. The ‘Yes on 46′ initiative would lift the cap on medical malpractice awards.
A new smartphone app will help grocery shoppers decide if they like the politics behind a brand.
Legislation that would require officials to distribute condoms in all California state prisons is headed to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk. The bill’s author says it would save the state money and stop the spread of disease.
The state Senate has approved legislation that would prevent California schools from expelling students for willfully defying school authorities.
The state legislature is wrapping up its summer business next week and a consumer group is pushing hard for passage of four bills dealing with Covered California, with hopes of cutting down out-of-pocket costs.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has agreed to one debate with his Republican rival, Neel Kashkari, in the 2014 governor’s race. The Republican candidate had asked to debate the incumbent 10 times.
Protesters have stopped longshoremen from unloading a ship partly owned by the Israeli government at the Port of Oakland.
A personal Twitter account is likely to blame for costing a communications expert his job as a consultant for a South Bay politician.
Using voting records and a national survey, two political science professors ranked all 50 state legislatures according to how far apart their left wing and right wing politicians are. California blew away the competition. Colorado and Arizona and Washington followed the Golden State.