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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and Supervisor David Chiu (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mayor Lee Announces Loan Program That Helps Non-Profits Acquire Buildings To Protect Low-Income Tenants From Displacement

San Francisco is setting aside $3 million from the city’s affordable housing pool to protect low-income residents from being displaced from their apartments as part of a new non-profit loan program.

08/11/2014

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland Keeping Extra $316K From Overpaid Parking Tickets, Despite State Law

An audit shows Oakland is keeping cash from overpaid parking tickets despite a state law requiring refunds.

12/20/2012

Plastic Bag

San Francisco Sued Over Plastic Bag Ban

San Francisco is being sued over its recently expanded ban on plastic bags.

03/01/2012

Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

South Bay Cities Ask Feds, State Clarify Medical Marijuana Regulation

10 of the 15 cities within Santa Clara County have signed a resolution urging the legislative bodies to step up in this regard.

02/17/2012

Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

Feds Order California Pot Dispensaries To Shut Down

Federal prosecutors have launched a crackdown on pot dispensaries in California, warning the stores that they must shut down in 45 days or face criminal charges and confiscation of their property even if they are operating legally under the state’s 15-year-old medical marijuana law.

10/06/2011

(AP)

Some Silicon Valley Businesses Call On Amazon To End Sales Tax Fight

Small business owners in Silicon Valley are calling on Amazon and other online retailers to end their campaign against California’s new sales tax law.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/17/2011

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