Tom Ammiano

A detail view of a Boy Scout uniform. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts’ Proposal Excludes Gay Adults, Bay Area Lawmakers Offended

A proposal by the Boy Scouts of America to lift its ban on gay scouts, but to continue to exclude gay adults from serving as leaders has offended two gay legislators from San Francisco.

04/19/2013

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SF Assemblyman Introduces Bill To End Marijuana Rules ‘Chaos’

State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano introduced a bill that would turn licensing and regulation of medicinal marijuana dispensaries over to the state’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

03/19/2013

San Francisco City College (CBS)

Assembly Looks To Stabilize Funding For Struggling CCSF

With City College of San Francisco facing reduced enrollment as it struggles to maintain its accreditation status, a state assemblyman has proposed legislation that could help stabilize the school’s funding.

02/28/2013

Harvey Milk

Supervisor Drums Up Support For Renaming SFO After Harvey Milk

A San Francisco supervisor has been trying to drum up support for a ballot measure that would rename San Francisco International Airport after gay rights icon Harvey Milk.

02/22/2013

Firefly Restaurant in San Francisco. (Firefly Restaurant)

KCBS Cover Story: Restaurant Clears Name In Healthy SF Case

San Francisco authorities said they will not press charges against one of the restaurants publicly accused of defrauding customers and depriving employees of health care.

02/20/2013

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California Lawmakers Consider Range Of Gun Control Measures

California lawmakers promised Tuesday to move cautiously as they consider tighter restrictions on handguns, assault rifles and ammunition purchases, proposals that would add to state regulations already among the toughest in the nation.

01/29/2013

Examination in a doctor's office. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Health Care Shift To Affect 860,000 California Children

California is eliminating its Healthy Families program and moving those children into the state’s Medicaid program in an effort to save a projected $73 million a year.

10/16/2012

(CBS)

Gov. Brown Signs ‘Good Samaritan’ Bill To Prevent Drug Overdose Deaths

Drug users and underage drinkers seeking medical help will no longer have to fear charges under a so-called “good Samaritan” bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown.

09/21/2012

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California State Senate OKs Rules For Domestic Workers

The state Senate has passed a bill that would make nannies, housekeepers, childcare providers and caregivers in California eligible for overtime and meal breaks.

08/29/2012

Seth Walsh

California Anti-Bullying Measure Named For Gay Teen Goes Into Effect

A school anti-bullying measure named after a 13-year-old who killed himself after endless homophobic harassment by classmates is now in effect statewide.

07/02/2012

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