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California Gears Up To Vote On Water Wasting Law Tuesday

The State Water Resources Control Board is set to vote Tuesday on tough new rules that would allow any public employee empowered to enforce laws to write tickets for wasting water.

07/14/2014

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San Jose Leaders Approve Tough New Regulations For Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

The new rules would limit where medical marijuana dispensaries could be located and would also force them to grow their own marijuana.

06/11/2014

Medical marijuana at a dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

San Jose City Council Delays Vote On Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

The proposed ordinance would place strict restrictions on how medical marijuana dispensaries can operate in San Jose.

05/14/2014

A San Francisco police officer documents a gun that is being surrendered during a gun buy back program on December 15, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

NRA Loses Latest Challenge To San Francisco Gun, Bullet Regulations

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday said the city can require handgun owners to secure weapons in lockers, keep them on their bodies or apply trigger locks to the guns when stored at home. The three-judge panel also upheld the city’s sales ban on ammunition that expands on impact and is often referred to as hollow point bullets.

03/25/2014

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

San Jose City Council Considering Strict Cannabis Club Regulations

The San Jose City Council will once again take up the thorny issue of regulating medical marijuana dispensaries on Tuesday evening, including an ordinance that could severely limit where the cannabis clubs can operate.

12/10/2013

Downtown San Jose

San Jose Official Looks Into Implementing New Rules For ‘Bikini Bar’

The controversial Gold Club is set to open next week.

07/31/2013

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

State Senate OKs New Regulations For Calif. Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

The measure is intended to restrict dispensaries that federal prosecutors say had grown out of control in California, where voters first supported legalizing cannabis to treat illness in 1996.

05/20/2013

smoking

San Francisco Supes Look To Strengthen Already Tough Smoking Laws

Two pieces of legislation addressing smoking in San Francisco will come before the city’s Board of Supervisors at its first regular meeting of the new year Tuesday.

01/15/2013

Customers line up at a food truck. (Fred Dufour/AFP/GettyImages)

SF Supervisor Proposes Streamlined Food Truck Regulations

While the seemingly ubiquitous food trucks in San Francisco continue to cook up success, the City’s regulations governing them have not kept up. That’s why Supervisor Scott Wiener is proposing legislation that will allow the trucks to operate closer to schools, limit their proximity to restaurants and cite violators.

11/08/2012

John Avalos

San Francisco Supervisor Proposes Regulations On Corporate Shuttle Buses

The buses are used by tech companies in Silicon Valley to shuttle employees from San Francisco.

10/18/2012

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