Ban On Chain Stores Set For Sebastopol City Council VoteThe plan would restrict development of any business that has 25 or more locations across the country.
Oakland City Council To Vote On Lake Merritt High-Rise ApprovalThe Oakland City Council will try again Tuesday to approve the sale of a city-owned parcel of land near Lake Merritt for a new high-rise apartment complex.
Cost To File Ballot Measure in California Jumps From $200 To $8,000 Following Kill All Gays InitiativeIt could cost a lot more to file a ballot measure in California.
Smokeless Tobacco Ban Approved For Sports Fields In San Francisco, Including AT&T ParkThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved a ban Tuesday on smokeless tobacco use at sports fields, including AT&T Park.
'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.
Glazer Takes Primary; Will Face Susan Bonilla For District 7 State Senate SeatIt 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.
FCC Votes In Favor Of Net Neutrality; Internet Activists Declare VictoryInternet 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.
BART Board Gives Final Approval To E-Cigarette Ban, First Time Violators To Pay $100 FineBART 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.
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Santa Cruz City Council Votes To Acquire Armored Police VehicleThe Santa Cruz City Council voted to accept a quarter million dollar grant for an armored police vehicle.
Contra Costa Supervisors Vote Down Their Own Proposal To Give Themselves A RaiseContra 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.
Teens Seek To Lower San Francisco's Voting Age To 16Politically savvy teens in San Francisco are seeking to lower the city’s voting age to sixteen.