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In this photo illustration a woman smokes an electronic cigarette. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

San Mateo County Supervisors Vote To Include E-Cigarettes In Smoking Ban

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to change the definition of “smoking” and “tobacco product” to include electronic smoking devices.

10/21/2014

Robin Williams (credit: Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Robin Williams Tunnel Petition Is Headed For A December State Assembly Vote

The idea to rename the Waldo Tunnel in Marin County just north of the Golden Gate Bridge for the late comedian Robin Williams is coming to a vote.

10/15/2014

San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Fire Commission Meets Behind Closed Doors To Discuss Embattled Chief’s Job Performance

150 firefighters gave the San Francisco Fire Chief a vote of no-confidence regarding her job performance in a closed-door meeting Thursday night.

10/10/2014

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Phil Matier: San Francisco Supervisors Pass Controversial Airbnb Law

San Francisco Supervisors have passed a controversial proposal on how the city should handle people who rent out their homes and apartments on websites like Airbnb.

10/07/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train sits idle at the Millbrae station on July 3, 2013 in Millbrae. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Board Votes Against Policy That Gave Themselves Free Rides For Life

The BART Board of Directors voted 6 to 2 Thursday night so that the transit system’s directors will no longer get free rides for life.

08/29/2014

This map shows the planned layout of California after a proposed split into six states. (Six Californias)

Cal Professors Project Results Of ‘6 States’ Voting In California

The plan to split California into six smaller states is likely dead on arrival, and a closer look at the voting patterns in the prospective states illustrates why.

08/13/2014

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Parody Videos Vie To Be Official Anthem Of Niner Faithful

We’re just weeks away from the start of football season and we just realized we haven’t even decided on an official pre-game pump-up song for 49ers. Ryan Sakamoto from NinerFans.com wants the issue settled. He’s asking the Niner faithful to weigh in.

08/13/2014

Chevron refinery in Richmond. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Proposed Richmond Refinery Upgrades Face Key City Council Vote

Richmond’s city council is scheduled to take up the project at its meeting on Tuesday night. Councilmembers could impose additional conditions that are opposed by Chevron or approve the project without them.

07/29/2014

Cars drive northbound on the Golden Gate Bridge May, 8, 2008 in Sausalito, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Golden Gate Bridge District Employees Voting This Week On Whether To Authorize Strike

Union officials said employees have been working without a contract since July 1, as the two sides have been negotiating since April.

07/23/2014

A clerk stocks a shelf with soda at a convenience store. (Getty Images)

San Francisco Supervisors’ Vote Narrowly Puts Soda Tax Measure On November Ballot

A two-cents per ounce sugary beverage tax, commonly called the soda tax, could be put on the November ballot in San Francisco depending on the city’s board of supervisors vote on Tuesday.

07/22/2014

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