A plan by Berkeley’s Mayor to establish a regional minimum wage is gaining support in the East Bay.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed a budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year that accommodates an influx of uninsured residents into Medi-Cal yet leaves in place a 10 percent recession-era cut to most doctors, dentists and other health care providers who treat Medi-Cal patients.
Emotional testimony took over an Assembly committee on public safety hearing in Sacramento Monday over a bill requiring mandatory sentencing for certain juvenile sex offenders.
California’s top-two open primary is getting its first true test as its use expands to statewide offices for the first time. One of its biggest impacts may be in helping Republicans choose which of their candidates will face Governor Brown.
Gov. Jerry Brown heads into Tuesday’s gubernatorial primary with a huge lead, while his top two Republican challengers have pulled into a dead heat, according to a poll released Sunday.
With the framework close to being finished, Santa Clara County is moving forward with work on a living-wage ordinance, with a first step due in June.
A KPIX 5 phone survey taken this week showed strong support among South Bay women and seniors for incumbent Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose) in his 17th Congressional District re-election bid.
This week the Tea Party took some hits nationally by losing several primary battles against the GOP establishment, but a California Tea Party Republican continues to lead as the Republican candidate for governor.
A San Francisco Supervisors’ committee held another hearing Wednesday on homelessness; the same week the full board approved $1.4 million for the city’s homeless outreach.
California’s top-two primary system is in effect this year for the first time in statewide races and it looks it will be a huge game changer.