Enough Signatures Gathered To Put Referendum On California’s Plastic-Bag Ban On 2016 BallotThe secretary of state's office says a referendum seeking to repeal California's statewide ban on plastic bags has qualified for the November 2016 ballot.
CA Plastic Bag Makers Want To Overturn Ban; Submit Signatures To Put Referendum On 2016 BallotIf the referendum qualifies, the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags will be suspended until voters weigh in.
Controversy Grows Over Signature Drive Using 'Bullying' Tactics To Overturn Oakland Garbage ContractThe controversy over the push to overturn Oakland’s $1 billion garbage contract is growing, with signature gatherers accused of missing the facts.
Challenge To San Jose’s New Pot Club Ordinance Struggling To Gather Needed SignaturesMedical marijuana collectives have until July 18 to turn in 66,000 valid signatures.
Hundreds Of Fired-Up SJ Medical Pot Backers Expected At Rally To Keep Clubs OpenHundreds of people are expected at a noon rally in front of City Hall to protest new limits on pot club operations within the city. Signature collectors have been out in force in recent weeks, trying to get 10,000 signatures that would put a referendum on the November ballot to reverse the new restrictions.
Plan To Kill California High-Speed Rail Project Clears 1st Hurdle To Landing On BallotSecretary of State Debra Bowen announced Tuesday that backers of a plan to end the California high-speed rail project had the green light to begin collecting signatures in an effort to get an initiative on the ballot.
Plan To Split California Into Six States Gets OK To Gather SignaturesSupporters of a plan to divide California into six sates can begin collecting signatures to get the proposal on the ballot.
Gay Boy Scout From Moraga Delivers Petitions, Seeks ReinstatementRyan Andresen and his family presented more than 400,000 signatures gathered in an online petition to the Mt. Diablo Silverado Council on Thursday, supporting his reinstatement.
SF Waterfront Development Opponents Work To Overturn Board's ApprovalA coalition of neighborhood groups and environmentalists announced Thursday that they have gathered more than 31,000 signatures to get a referendum on the ballot to limit the height of a condo development along San Francisco's waterfront.
Blunder Could Leave San Jose Library Measure Off The November BallotThe San Jose City Clerk's Office made a mistake in calculating the number of signatures a library petition would need to qualify for the November ballot.
November Vote Appears Likely On Future Of California Executions Opponents of capital punishment announced Thursday that they have gathered nearly 800,000 signatures for a November ballot initiative that would repeal the death penalty in California and replace it with life in prison without parole.
SF Protestors Demand Apple Improve Factory ConditionsPetitions were delivered to Apple stores in San Francisco and other cities around the world Thursday calling on the tech giant to do more to improve working conditions at its factories overseas.