Controller John Chiang has won his bid to move from California’s chief accountant to its top banker.
San Francisco voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved Proposition J, which raises the minimum wage for employees to $12.25 per hour on May 1, 2015 — with annual increases that would reach $15/hr by 2018.
San Francisco Proposition G, which would impose an additional tax on the sales price of multi-unit property sold within five years of purchase, was defeated by voters on Tuesday.
Voters on Tuesday soundly defeated Proposition 46, a proposal to lift a decades-old cap on courtroom damages for medical negligence.
California voters on Tuesday approved Proposition 47, a ballot initiative that will reduce penalties for low-level drug and property crimes to save hundreds of millions of dollars in prison costs.
Proposition 45, which asked voters if they want the state insurance commissioner to regulate health care rates for small businesses and individual health plans, appeared to be heading toward defeat Tuesday.
Proposition 48, To Permit Vegas-Style Indian Casino In Central Valley, Trailing With 30% Of Vote Counted
A Native American tribe’s plan for a Las Vegas-style casino in the Central Valley nearly 40 miles from its reservation was trailing with a third of the votes counted on Tuesday evening.
San Francisco’s new law legalizing home shares suffered a setback Monday when HomeAway filed a lawsuit challenging the measure.
Just six days before the election, one candidate won a key endorsement on Wednesday in the race for Mayor of Oakland from the man who finished second the last time around.
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are trying to figure out how to stop a tree-maintenance program that virtually everyone agrees is a horrible idea. For some street trees it’s been a death sentence.