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Mirkarimi Press Conference

SF Superior Court Judge Wipes False Imprisonment Conviction From Sheriff Mirkarimi’s Record

Mirkarimi, who is running for re-election to his post in November, pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge for an domestic incident involving his wife.

04/20/2015

Vaccination

Proposed Law To Require Vaccination For Schoolchildren Faces Long Slog Through Legislature

California lawmakers will take another vote on a controversial bill that would force most children in the state to get recommended vaccinations before they are allowed to attend public schools

04/19/2015

Sign at the entrance of Google offices in Brussels.  (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)

EU Files Antitrust Charges Against Google Over Dominance In Internet Searches

The European Union’s competition chief is filing an antitrust complaint alleging Google has been abusing its dominance in Internet searches and is opening a probe into its Android mobile system.

04/15/2015

Willie Brown

Politics Insider Willie Brown Says Gavin Newsom Would Be Good Choice For Veep In Clinton Campaign

Former San Francisco mayor Willie Brown said that Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom would be a good choice for vice president in any presidential campaign with Hillary Rodham Clinton topping the Democratic Party ticket.

04/12/2015

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton Launches Presidential Campaign With Video Featuring ‘Everyday Americans’

Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, announcing her much-awaited second campaign for the White House.

04/12/2015

Oysters (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

‘Death Penalty For Gays’ Initiative Countered With California ‘Shellfish Suppression Act’

A proposed California ballot initiative that calls for the execution of gay Californians is being met with outrage, disgust and a healthy sense of humor.

04/09/2015

U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to members of the media outside the West Wing of the White House after a meeting with President Barack Obama September 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Two Democrats Blame Rep. Pelosi For Past Electoral Losses; Want Her Out Of Party’s Leadership

Two Democratic stalwarts from Massachusetts are suggesting that Rep. Nancy Pelosi should leave the party’s leadership team in Congress after big electoral loses last year and in 2010.

04/08/2015

California Governor Jerry Brown delivers the State of the State address at the California State Capitol on January 31, 2011 in Sacramento, California. One month after taking office, Gov. Brown delivered the State of the State address to a joint session of the California State legislature. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Lawmakers’ Offices Rake In Money For ‘Select’ Committees That Do Little

California lawmakers received $6.7 million in staff costs in the last two-year session by leading special committees that don’t have to meet or propose bills.

04/04/2015

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Changes View On Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law After Meeting With Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff In San Francisco

Bush had previously said he was a staunch supporter of the law, and that Indiana Governor Mike Pence was right to sign it.

04/02/2015

Carly Fiorina ( JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Silicon Valley Executive Carly Fiorina Says She’s Likely To Run For President

Saying she was likely to enter the campaign for the GOP presidential nomination, Fiorina questioned the confidence people can have in likely Democratic contender Hillary Clinton.

03/29/2015

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