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Public Comment

Protesters interrupt meeting inside Oakland City Council chambers, January 25, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Considering Limiting Access To City Council Meetings

City council members have been routinely shouted down at some recent gatherings, and now Oakland City Administrator Deanna Santana and other officials are calling for a new balance between an open government and an efficient one.

09/28/2012

A pair of Oracle Racing AC45's skippered by Russell Coutts, left, and James Spithill, right, make their way toward the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Monday, June 13, 2011. (AP)

San Franciscans Concerned About Environmental Impact Of America’s Cup Race

The San Francisco Planning Commission listened to public comment Thursday about the draft environmental impact report for the upcoming America’s Cup.

This is the first chance for the public to weigh in on the lengthy draft EIR.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/11/2011

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Hundreds Oppose Cuts At Oakland Budget Meeting

It was standing room only at Tuesday night’s Oakland city council meeting with hundreds of city workers and community members protesting Mayor Jean Quan’s plan to cut a $58 million deficit.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/22/2011

(AP)

San Francisco Supervisors Put Community Health Programs Under A Microscope

Public comment was being sought about the proposal, in accordance with state law – which requires so-called “Beilenson hearings” prior to any cuts in healthcare.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/14/2011

A dog walker escorts dogs along the beach at Crissy Field near the Golden Gate Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Public To Weigh In On Golden Gate Dog Access Limits

The National Park Service was set to hold the first of four open house meetings Wednesday to allow the public to discuss a proposal to drastically reduce off-leash dog areas in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

CBS San Francisco–03/02/2011

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