politics

A voter fills out their ballot at a polling station inside San Francisco City Hall. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Kill The Gays’ Author Schemes To Get Murderous Hate Law On Ballot Without Gathering Signatures

“Take notice that if your office and the California secretary of state refuse to clear the Sodomite Suppression Act for signature circulation, I may demand as remedy that it be placed on the election ballot directly.” With that claim, a gay-hating lawyer hopes to bypass the entire signature gathering process and put his murderous legislation on the ballot directly.

05/08/2015

(Fiorina.org)

Fiorina.org Used To Shame GOP Hopeful’s Hewlett-Packard Legacy After Candidate Fails To Grab Domain

CarlyForPresident.com is a slick website filled with background on Republican Presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina. Fiorina.org is not.

05/05/2015

Russian lawmaker Ilya Ponomarev says he is exiled in San Jose after standing up to President Putin. (CBS)

Russian Lawmaker Exiled In Bay Area After Standing Up To President Putin

A Russian lawmaker who dared to stand up to President Vladimir Putin is for all intents and purposes stuck in San Jose.

05/03/2015

Tom Del Beccaro

In KPIX Interview, Former California GOP Chairman Launches Campaign For U.S. Senate

Tom Del Beccaro, former chairman of the California Republican Party, announced on KPIX Sunday that he’s launching a longshot bid to succeed Barbara Boxer as California’s next U.S. senator

04/26/2015

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

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