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‘Death Penalty For Gays’ Initiative Countered With California ‘Shellfish Suppression Act’

A proposed California ballot initiative that calls for the execution of gay Californians is being met with outrage, disgust and a healthy sense of humor.

04/09/2015

Orinda City Councilmember Steve Glazer, candidate for 16th Assembly District. (CBS)

Glazer Takes Primary; Will Face Susan Bonilla For District 7 State Senate Seat

It 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.

03/18/2015

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FCC Votes In Favor Of Net Neutrality; Internet Activists Declare Victory

Internet activists declared victory over the nation’s big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband service to prevent companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic.

02/26/2015

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BART Board Gives Final Approval To E-Cigarette Ban, First Time Violators To Pay $100 Fine

BART directors voted unanimously Thursday to give final approval to an ordinance that allows the transit agency to ban electronic cigarettes on its trains and in its stations.

02/12/2015

Who Wore It Better? Grammy 2015 Edition (credit: Getty Images)

Who Wore It Better? Grammy 2015 Edition!

From Rihanna in princess pink to Taylor’s gorgeous green, you decide who wore it better! Vote now and pick a side…

02/09/2015

An armored vehicle on display at "Urban Shield," a law enforcement training exercise and trade show in Oakland. (CBS)

Santa Cruz City Council Votes To Acquire Armored Police Vehicle

The Santa Cruz City Council voted to accept a quarter million dollar grant for an armored police vehicle.

01/13/2015

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Contra Costa Supervisors Vote Down Their Own Proposal To Give Themselves A Raise

Contra Costa supervisors swallowed a bitter pill Tuesday in Martinez as they voted to rescind a salary increase that they had approved for themselves in late fall.

01/13/2015

San Francisco City Hall (Hector Mata/AFP/Getty Images)

Teens Seek To Lower San Francisco’s Voting Age To 16

Politically savvy teens in San Francisco are seeking to lower the city’s voting age to sixteen.

01/06/2015

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Cash-Prize Coyote Hunting Contests Banned In California

California wildlife officials have banned coyote hunting contests that offered cash and prizes up to $500 to the top marksman and sparked a culture clash in the state.

12/03/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Suprisingly Few UC Berkeley Students Voted In Midterm Election

UC Berkeley is known for having a politically active student body, but in the recent midterm election, students barely showed up to vote.

11/20/2014

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