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Tom Ammiano

Leland Yee

Leland Yee Corruption Indictment Stuns Lawmakers

On Wednesday, there is widespread shock about Leland Yee’s arrest, and how much he may have been hiding.

03/26/2014

A lab technician analyzes the contents of a rape test kit. (CBS)

Bill To End Backlog Of Rape Kit DNA Testing Passes Assembly Committee

A bill by a Berkeley Assemblywoman that would provide timeframes for testing rape kits and entering the information into a national DNA database was unanimously approved by an Assembly committee Tuesday.

03/25/2014

Hercules Middle/High School (West Contra Costa Unified School District)

Hercules Transgender Teen Admits Making Up Story Of School Bathroom Assault

A transgender student at Hercules High School who reported being sexually assaulted in a school bathroom has admitted to making the story up, according to police.

03/04/2014

Authorities said a transgender teen was sexually assaulted inside this restroom at Hercules Middle-High School on the morning of March 3, 2014. (CBS)

Suspects In Hercules High Transgender Attack May Not Have Been Students At School

Investigators looking into the sexual assault of a transgender student at a school in Hercules say the suspects may not even have been students at the school.

03/04/2014

(l-r) Supervisors Mark Farrell from District 2, Scott Wiener from District 8 and Jane Kim from District 6 are sworn in at a San Francisco City Hall, January 8, 2011.

Bill Would Force SF New Property Owners To Hold Buildings For 5 Years Before Evictions

A San Francisco state senator is introducing a bill on Monday where new property buyers in the city would be forced to own their buildings for five years before they could evict renters.

02/24/2014

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Assemblyman Ammiano To Propose Ellis Act Revisions For SF

State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano is bringing legislation to Sacramento which could change the Ellis Act—the provisional law that has been used as a method for tenant evictions in San Francisco.

11/22/2013

Supporters of immigration reform gather in San Francisco on the National Day for Dignity and Respect."

1000s Across California, Nationwide Rally For Immigration Reform

Supporters of immigration reform gathered in front of Representative Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco home Saturday joining some 150 rallies nationwide on a day billed as the “National Day for Dignity and Respect.”

10/05/2013

A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Signs Bill Requiring Overtime Pay For Domestic Workers

Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed a bill that will temporarily require overtime pay for domestic workers in California, after he vetoed a broader measure last year that critics said would have opened the door for government regulation of part-time baby-sitting.

09/26/2013

Supervisor David Chiu (San Francisco Board of Supervisors)

San Francisco Supervisor Chiu Seeking State Assembly Seat

San Francisco Board of Supervisors president David Chiu announced Thursday his candidacy for a state Assembly seat.

09/13/2013

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California Clears Same-Sex Weddings For Prison Inmates

California prison officials have confirmed that inmates can get married to someone of the same sex under certain conditions.

09/03/2013

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