Governor Brown is looking to repeal the Hayden law, decreasing the number of days a shelter can hold animals before euthanizing them.
A gay rights group has been cleared to start gathering signatures for a measure that would rescind the gay marriage ban known as Proposition 8.
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to repeal a federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman, but the legislation – sponsored by Sen. Diane Feinstein – lacks vote for passage in either the House or the full Senate.
Medical marijuana advocates submitted nearly 49,000 signatures on Friday to qualify a referendum that would repeal San Jose’s restrictions on cannabis dispensaries.
KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier looks at the longstanding Nuclear Free Berkeley Act.
After years of debate over the ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy preventing gays from serving openly in the military, the Bay Area activists who led the campaign to repeal it are finally able to celebrate.
Fired-up volunteers in California have started gathering signatures for a ballot referendum that would repeal the nation’s first law requiring public schools to include prominent gay people and gay rights milestones in history and social science lessons.
A coalition of nonprofit groups is calling on customers of Amazon.com to cancel their accounts unless the Internet retailer stops resisting a California law that requires more online retailers to charge a state sales tax.
In a major policy reversal being cheered by the gay community in the Bay Area, the Obama administration said Wednesday it would no longer defend the constitutionality of a federal law banning recognition of same-sex marriage.
San Francisco Supervisors may lift the new $7 non-resident fee for the Botanical Gardens in Golden Gate Park.