Small Bay Area Company Working On Ebola Vaccine PillA small biotech company in South San Francisco is currently working on an oral Ebola vaccine that could provide the key to stemming the outbreak in West Africa.
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.
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.
Naming Contest Underway For Baby Gorilla At San Francisco ZooU.S. Rep. Jackie Speier helped kick off a naming contest Friday for a baby gorilla during a visit to the San Francisco Zoo.
Gay Conversion Therapy Group Shuts Itself Down; Lawmakers RelievedOne of the largest groups engaged in what is called gay-conversion therapy has shut down and apologized and a local lawmaker is relieved.
Congresswoman Speier Acknowledges She Is Target Of Online ThreatsSan 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.
Records: Army Allowed Santa Cruz Police Shooter To ResignRecords 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.
South City Gun Buyback Pulls 250 Weapons Out Of CirculationA gun buyback that took place in San Mateo County on Saturday has been deemed a success by one of its organizers, Rep. Jackie Speier.
Dropped Rape Cases Against Santa Cruz Gunman Highlight Military IssuesAn 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.
Military Questioned Over Dropped Rape Case Against Santa Cruz GunmanSen. 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.
Rep. Speier Wants Probe Into Dropped Charges Against Santa Cruz Cop KillerA 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.
Veterans Complain Of Huge Backlog At Oakland VA OfficeMany veterans who attended Monday's meeting said they have been waiting months and sometimes even years for decisions.