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North Korea on Pres. Obama

North Korea Compares Pres. Obama To ‘Monkey In A Tropical Forest,’ Blames U.S. For Internet Outage

North Korea compared President Barack Obama to a monkey and blamed the U.S. on Saturday for shutting down its Internet amid the hacking row over the comedy “The Interview.”

12/26/2014

(Oro Loma Sanitary District)

San Lorenzo Board Member Of 42 Years Censured After Racist, Sexist Comments To Employees

An East Bay sanitary district’s board of directors has censured a longtime board member for racial slurs and sexist remarks they say he made to district employees.

12/24/2014

President Obama addresses the changing U.S. relationship with Cuba. (CBS)

President Obama’s Full Video Address On The New U.S. Relationship With Cuba

President Barack Obama says the United States will have a different relationship with the Cuban government going forward. Watch his full statement here.

12/17/2014

Road Work

Despite ‘No’ Votes By Local Reps, California Projects Get Big Boost From Congressional Spending Bill

California received funding for a long list of programs and projects from a new $1.1 trillion congressional spending bill passed late Saturday night, despite most California representatives voting against it.

12/15/2014

Tesla HQ

Tesla Eyes Texas For Direct Online Sales But Needs Looser Law

Proposals to allow direct car sales in Texas stalled during the 2013 legislative session, but Palo Alto-based Tesla appears poised to revive the issue by offering future investment projects.

12/07/2014

Katy Tang

Katy Tang Replaces David Chiu As President Of SF Board Of Supervisors

On Monday, Katy Tang replaces David Chiu as president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. It’s the highest position in City Hall ever won by an Asian-American woman.

11/30/2014

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Accusations Of Corrupt Political Exchange Between PG&E And Regulator

A consumer-advocacy group says one of the recently-released emails between PG&E and the California Public Utilities Commission shows the commission’s president pushed a backroom deal to award PG&E millions in unearned energy efficiency incentives.

11/19/2014

Mojave Air and Space Port (Photo by Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Pilot Killed In Plane Crash Leads Race For Seat On Mojave Air Space Board

A candidate for a seat on a Central California board may win his race, despite having died last month in a small plane crash.

11/11/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

After San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Announces Intention For Second Term, Progressives Say He’s ‘Beatable’

While San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee made the announcement on Thursday that he will run for re-election on Thursday, The city’s progressives think he will face serious a serious challenge as the city’s wealth gap widens.

11/07/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Former San Francisco DA Kamala Harris Re-elected State Attorney General

Democratic Attorney General Kamala Harris has defeated her little-known Republican challenger in a bid for her second term as California’s top attorney.

11/05/2014

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