Bay Area Assemblywoman Wants To Tax Your CocktailsA Bay Area Assemblywoman is proposing a cocktail tax at California restaurants and bars to give developmental disability programs an annual $200 million boost.
Steve Glazer Defeats Susan Bonilla In East Bay State Senate RaceOrinda Mayor Steve Glazer defeated fellow Democrat Susan Bonilla in a special election for a state Senate seat representing the east San Francisco Bay area.
Orinda Mayor Faces Concord Assemblywoman In East Bay’s State Senate Special ElectionThe state Senate race between Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and Concord Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla has led to $7 million in campaign spending. Voters decide who goes to Sacramento in a special election on Tuesday.
BART Workers Possibly Violated Rules For Posing With Campaign Signs In Maintenance YardsWith one week to go until a heated East Bay special election, a candidate who seeks to ban BART strikes is raising questions after some transit agency workers posed with signs backing his opponent on BART property.
East Bay State Senate Race Gets Dirty, Signs Vandalized, StolenAn already heated and expensive race for the State Senate in the East Bay has gotten dirty, with campaign signs for candidate Steve Glazer being vandalized. Meanwhile, supporters of opponent Susan Bonilla say their signs are being stolen.
Glazer Takes Primary; Will Face Susan Bonilla For District 7 State Senate SeatIt appears Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla will advance from in Tuesday'ss primary election for a vacant state Senate seat representing parts of Contra Costa and Alameda counties.
California’s 7th District Decides DeSaulnier’s Replacement In Tight, 3-Way State Senate Special ElectionVoters in California’s 7th District head to the polls for a special election Tuesday, to decide a new state Senator since Mark DeSaulnier was elected to replace retired veteran Congressman George Miller.
California Sets Insurance Standards For Ridesharing CompaniesDrivers providing services for ride-sharing companies such as Lyft and Uber would have to carry a minimum level of insurance under a compromise the state Senate approved Wednesday.
Gov. Brown Vetoes Bill To Pay Egg Donors For ResearchGov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have made it legal to pay women to stimulate and harvest their reproductive eggs for research.
California Lawmakers Keeping Schedules PrivateThe legislative committees that oversee the offices of California's 120 state senators and Assembly members refused formal requests to release lawmakers' daily calendars.