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Marin County as photographed from above San Francisco. (Ron Cervi/KCBS)

Marin Ranked As One Of The Worst Counties In America To Own A Home

The risk of earthquakes, flooding and wildfires combined to land the northern end of the Golden Gate on the list, ahead of any other county on the West Coast.

11/06/2014

Libby Schaaf on election night.

Schaaf Leads In Oakland Mayoral Race But It’s Not Hella-Time To Celebrate

Councilwoman Libby Schaaf’s supporters were excited, but by no means was she declaring victory Tuesday night. With only 25% of the vote counted, she led the race with 25% of the vote.

11/04/2014

Campaign 2014

2014 General Election: Bay Area, California, Nationwide Election Results

Find results from every race in the Bay Area and California, along with links to coverage of national races.

11/04/2014

Campaign 2014

Campaign 2014: Find Your Polling Place; Local, State, National Election Results

November 4 is Election Day. Check here for your nearest polling place, information from your county registrar, and links to election results.

11/03/2014

Peter Liu (City of Oakland)

Jimmy Kimmel Skewers Gun-Toting, Fringe Oakland Mayoral Candidate Over Stance On Masturbation

Oakland’s mayoral race became fodder for late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, who on Monday caught wind of one candidate with a bizarre stance on the digital divide, among other things.

10/28/2014

A stack of mailed-in voter ballots. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tuesday Last Day To Request A Vote By Mail Ballot For Nov. 4 Election

Today is the last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot for the state’s Nov. 4 general election, election officials said.

10/28/2014

2013 San Francisco Marathon

Golden Gate Bridge District Vote Keeps Sidewalk-Toll Plan For Cyclists-Pedestrians On The Table

A proposal to look into charging a toll for pedestrians and bicyclists to use the sidewalks on the Golden Gate Bridge will move forward after the bridge district board took a Friday vote.

10/24/2014

Voters at the Polls

3 Oakland Mayoral Candidates Form Alliance To Use Ranked-Choice Voting To Their Advantage

Three of Oakland’s mayoral candidates are forming an alliance to try to take advantage of the city’s ranked-choice voting system.

10/24/2014

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

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