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Rep. Jackie Speier

Effects Of 1 Meter Of Sea Level Rise On San Francisco (Image Created From Map By Alex Tingle, FireTree.net)

San Mateo County Planners Grapple With Expected 3-Foot Sea Level Rise

The threat of rising seas in San Mateo County was the focus of a planning conference in Foster City Friday morning hosted by federal, state and county government leaders.

06/27/2014

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo) (CBS)

Congresswoman Speier Calls For Greater Oversight Of NSA, Whistleblower Protections

San Francisco and Peninsula Congresswoman Jackie Speier is pushing for greater oversight of the National Security Agency as well as whistleblower protections for NSA contractors like Edward Snowden.

11/04/2013

An endangered western lowland gorilla was born at the San Francisco Zoo on July 17, 2013. The baby girl was born to mother Nneka and father Oscar Jonesy, a 31-year-old. (San Francisco Zoo)

Naming Contest Underway For Baby Gorilla At San Francisco Zoo

U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier helped kick off a naming contest Friday for a baby gorilla during a visit to the San Francisco Zoo.

08/23/2013

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Gay Conversion Therapy Group Shuts Itself Down; Lawmakers Relieved

One of the largest groups engaged in what is called gay-conversion therapy has shut down and apologized and a local lawmaker is relieved.

06/21/2013

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo) (CBS)

Congresswoman Speier Acknowledges She Is Target Of Online Threats

San Francisco and Peninsula Congresswoman Jackie Speier said she’s known about a Secret Service and Capitol Police investigation into lewd online postings threatening her and President Obama.

05/28/2013

Santa Cruz police Sgt. Loran "Butch" Baker (left) and detective Elizabeth Butler were shot and killed during an altercation with a suspect on February 26, 2013. (Santa Cruz Police Department)

Records: Army Allowed Santa Cruz Police Shooter To Resign

Records show the Army commander of a former soldier who gunned down two California police detectives had allowed him to resign from the military instead of face a court-martial when he was twice accused of rape.

04/17/2013

Jackie Speier

South City Gun Buyback Pulls 250 Weapons Out Of Circulation

A gun buyback that took place in San Mateo County on Saturday has been deemed a success by one of its organizers, Rep. Jackie Speier.

04/14/2013

Santa Cruz police Sgt. Loran "Butch" Baker (left) and detective Elizabeth Butler were shot and killed during an altercation with a suspect on February 26, 2013. (Santa Cruz Police Department)

Dropped Rape Cases Against Santa Cruz Gunman Highlight Military Issues

An Army official said this week there was not enough evidence to proceed with a rape prosecution against the man who killed two Santa Cruz police officers, fueling the debate over how the military investigates sex crimes.

03/15/2013

Santa Cruz police Sgt. Loran "Butch" Baker (left) and detective Elizabeth Butler were shot and killed during an altercation with a suspect on February 26, 2013. (Santa Cruz Police Department)

Military Questioned Over Dropped Rape Case Against Santa Cruz Gunman

Sen. Barbara Boxer questioned Wednesday whether the military erred when it dropped rape charges and discharged a soldier who later shot and killed two police detectives in Santa Cruz.

03/13/2013

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo) (CBS)

Rep. Speier Wants Probe Into Dropped Charges Against Santa Cruz Cop Killer

A Peninsula congresswoman has called for an investigation into the Army’s dropped rape charges against a man who shot and killed two Santa Cruz police officers.

03/12/2013

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