Secretary 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.
Supporters of a plan to divide California into six sates can begin collecting signatures to get the proposal on the ballot.
Ryan 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.
A 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.
The 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.
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.
Petitions 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.
It appears increasingly likely that Gov. Jerry Brown will have competition in November when he asks California voters to raise taxes.
The group looking to recall Oakland Mayor Jean Quan needs to gather approximately 20,000 valid signatures by next May.
Medical marijuana collective owners in San Jose are pining their hopes on a referendum against a new city ordinance that requires 130 of 140 clubs in the city to close within 30 days.