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A California polling place

Phil Matier: Independent Voters No Strangers To Bay Area

You wouldn’t necessarily know it considering all of the politically charged rhetoric in the Bay Area during the recent Republican and Democratic party conventions, but it turns out there’s a sizable number of voters who consider themselves Independents.


Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton (Photo credit: SONNY TUMBELAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Will Hillary Save The White House For Obama?

With President Barack Obama’s Vice President Joe Biden messing up more and more on the campaign trail as time passes, rumors of Biden being sent home to Delaware for good have abounded since last Friday. Will Hillary Clinton step into his place to save the White House for Obama and the Democrats?


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

Effort To Boost Brown’s California Tax Hike Draws Lawsuit

An effort to give Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative top billing on California’s November ballot has drawn a lawsuit by a rival tax campaign.



New Survey Shows GOP Losing Ground In California

California voters are an increasingly independent bunch, with a record number declining to join either the Democrats or the Republicans, with latest tally holding especially bad news for the California GOP.


Food Bank

New Rules Allow California Corporations To Promote Charitable Companies

California corporations can now benefit more than just their investors under a new law to promote socially conscious companies.


San Francisco City Hall

State Election Observers To Monitor San Francisco Vote

The California Secretary of State is sending election observers to San Francisco on Tuesday to oversee poll workers and voters as they cast their ballots.


U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the APEC Women and the Economy Summit (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Clinton Touts Future Of Women In Business At SF Conference

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton addressed the need to improve global economic productivity by leveling the playing field for women in San Francisco Friday.


Tom Lantos headshot, as US Representative of California

Human Rights Center Named For Late Peninsula Congressman Opens

Thursday marked the inauguration of a new human rights center in Budapest named after the late Peninsula Congressman Tom Lantos. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her predecessor Condoleezza Rice joined Lantos’ family for the ceremony.


Nearly 60 Percent Of Eligible Californians Voted In November Election

Secretary of State Debra Bowen says 59.6 percent of California’s eligible voters cast ballots on Nov. 2, the highest for a gubernatorial election in the state since 1994.

CBS San Francisco–12/10/2010

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gestures speaking before the Commonwealth Club Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, in San Francisco. Clinton delivered a speech regarding climate change, American leadership, and the future of women. (AP)

Secretary Of State Clinton Says Silicon Valley Key To US Foreign Policy

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said technology companies are instrumental to the Obama Administration’s goals for promoting peace and prosperity abroad.

CBS San Francisco–10/15/2010