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Sailor Found Dead On Angel Island Identified As Sacramento Resident

A sailor who went missing from San Francisco Bay on Monday and was found dead on Angel Island Tuesday has been identified by the Marin County coroner’s office as a Sacramento man.

06/03/2014

A sign at an Ellis Act eviction protest in San Francisco, California. (CBS)

Ellis Act Legislation By State Senator Mark Leno Of San Francisco Passes Senate

The measure passed after a few tweaks by state Senator Mark Leno of San Francisco. It heads to the Assembly this summer.

05/29/2014

Jessica Gamboa of Sacramento survived a bear attack at a remote military base in Alaska on May 18, 2014. (Department of Defense)

Woman From Sacramento Survives Bear Attack In Alaska By Playing Dead

Jessica Gamboa grew up hearing you should play dead during a bear attack, and she did just that when she was pummeled by a brown bear that left her bloodied on a remote road at a military base in Alaska. That action likely saved her life.

05/29/2014

State Capitol Building in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Legislators Opting To Vote In Capitol Building Hallways Instead Of On The Floor

Bills that could have a big impact on Bay Area residents have failed this week in the state Senate, including a proposal that would have strengthened the Ellis Act, as it applies to landlords in San Francisco.

05/29/2014

California State Senators speak during a session of the California State Senate in Sacramento. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Lawmakers Vote To Roll Back Prop 227 Bilingual Education Ban

A challenge to California’s ban on bilingual education in public schools took a step forward Tuesday after the state Senate approved a measure aimed at overturning key sections of the law.

05/29/2014

A mother breastfeeds her baby. (Maurizio Brambatti/AFP/Getty Images)

State Assembly Passes Bill Requiring Lactation Rooms In Large California Airports

The state Assembly has passed a bill requiring large airports to make accommodations for traveling mothers to pump breast milk.

05/28/2014

Bullet holes are seen in the window of the IV Deli Mart, one of several crime scenes on May 24, 2014 in Isla Vista, California. (Spencer Weiner/Getty Images)

Bay Area Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Create Gun Violence Restraining Order, In Wake Of Isla Vista Rampage

The bill would let authorities confiscate guns from someone who threatens to commit violence, like the gunman in the massacre near UC Santa Barbara.

05/28/2014

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: California Legislators Are Highest Paid In Nation

A new report by Pew Charitable Trusts shows that California legislators make over $90,000 a year and may still be getting a raise.

05/27/2014

Juvenile offenders would have an easier time putting their pasts behind them under bills working their way through the Legislature.

California’s Sex Registry Overhaul A ‘Radioactive’ Issue

A state board wants to overhaul California’s sex offender registry, claiming it has grown too big, the San Francisco Chronicle has reported.

05/26/2014

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla CEO Says Sacramento A ‘Long-Shot’ For Gigafactory Expansion

It may be a long-shot, but Palo Alto-based, electric-car maker, Tesla Motors Inc. is looking to expand with a new battery factory and is considering setting up shop in Sacramento.

05/23/2014

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