San Francisco Homeless Families Struggle To Get Short-Term HousingOne of the biggest problems to housing families is that it's taking six to 12 months for a family to get into a three- to six-month shelter, the first step on the road to permanent housing.
Illicit Drug Use Up In California Prisons Despite Multi-Million Dollar ProgramDrug use appears to have increased since California began a multi-million dollar program to keep illicit drugs from reaching state prisons.
Oakland Sued By Landlords Over Trash BillsA third of Oakland residents' trash bills go to the city, not the trash company. A grand jury report and a lawsuit suggest that's illegal.
Struggling To Smile: Homeless Family Of 6 Talks About Living In Their CarIn the Bay Area, not all the homeless are camping in doorways, asleep on the sidewalk or wandering the streets. A growing number of homeless do their best to stay invisible.
Activists Demand Removal Of Judge In Stanford Sexual Assault CaseA group of activists protested outside the State Building in San Francisco Wednesday, calling for an investigation of the judge who handed down the light sexual assault sentence to a former Stanford swimmer.
SF Supes Approve Ban On Sale Of Styrofoam ProductsThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a comprehensive ban on the sale of polystyrene, or Styrofoam, in the city.
California Voters To Decide On Recreational Marijuana LegalizationCalifornia voters will decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana after Secretary of State Alex Padilla said Tuesday that initiative proponents turned in more than enough signatures to place the question on the November ballot.
Alameda County Places $580M Affordable Housing Bond Measure On BallotThe Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to place an affordable housing bond measure on the ballot in November.
'Amazing Race' Contestant Jet McCoy Heads To Oklahoma Primary RunoffThe Oklahoma cowboy turned reality show contestant Jet McCoy advanced to a runoff for the Republican nomination for an Oklahoma Senate seat...
California Democrats Hold National Day of Action On Gun Violence PreventionIn California, and around the country, politicians are planning to take part in Wednesday's National Day of Action on Gun Violence Prevention.
Berkeley Teacher Speaks Out After Her School Receives ThreatWhat a teacher did during her off-time is leading to a security scare at a Berkeley middle school.
Proposed San Francisco Tech Payroll Tax Would Raise MillionsTech companies in San Francisco have received millions of dollars in tax breaks for years, but now some city politicians want to make an exception to that rule.