Ireland Becomes Gay Wedding Destination Overnight After Voters Approve Same-Sex MarriageAs fast as Irish voters said 'aye' to same sex-marriage, Ireland opened its arms to same-sex couples looking for a welcome spot to get hitched.
Enough Signatures Gathered To Put Referendum On California’s Plastic-Bag Ban On 2016 BallotThe secretary of state's office says a referendum seeking to repeal California's statewide ban on plastic bags has qualified for the November 2016 ballot.
CA Plastic Bag Makers Want To Overturn Ban; Submit Signatures To Put Referendum On 2016 BallotIf the referendum qualifies, the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags will be suspended until voters weigh in.
Measure To Overturn California Transgender Students’ Rights Won’t Be On BallotThe secretary of state announced Monday that backers of the proposed measure to put a referendum on November's ballot to overturn a law allowing transgender students a choice on which restrooms and locker rooms to use, didn't gain enough signatures.
49ers Expect Santa Clara Stadium Groundbreaking Within 2 MonthsStadium opponents, meanwhile, have collected enough signatures for a referendum to block the Santa Clara construction deal, and have asked a judge to block it - pending another vote by residents.
Referendum To Force San Jose To Rescind Strict Pot MeasureSan Jose is expected to rescind an ordinance Tuesday that was passed last year regulating medical marijuana collectives. The city’s hand is being forced by a successful referendum.
2nd Vote On 49ers Stadium Project Rejected By Santa Clara City CouncilThe Santa Clara City Council on Tuesday night rejected a petition to place the San Francisco 49ers stadium project before voters a second time.
SJ Mayor Reed Seeks Higher Tax On Pot Clubs To Pay For Special ElectionSan Jose’s mayor is calling for an increase in the city’s tax on medical marijuana dispensaries to fund a special election on the city’s pot regulations.
San Jose Pot Growers Fight For Referendum On Dispensary ClosuresMedical marijuana collective owners in San Jose are pining their hopes on a referendum against a new city ordinance that requires 130 of 140 clubs in the city to close within 30 days.