20 San Jose Dispensaries Expected To Join 'Weed For Votes' ProgramLast week the Silicon Valley Cannabis Coalition announced they planned to hand out marijuana to people who could prove they cast their vote. On Monday, the group released a list of participating dispensaries.
Phil Matier: Legislators Opting To Vote In Capitol Building Hallways Instead Of On The Floor Bills that could have a big impact on Bay Area residents have failed this week in the state Senate, including a proposal that would have strengthened the Ellis Act, as it applies to landlords in San Francisco.
Celebrities Tweet Their Political SupportJust in case you need further convincing of why to vote, some celebrities weigh-in via Twitter to express their support for the Presidential candidates, like Katy Perry...
Former SF Mayor Willie Brown Voices Vote Suppression ConcernsFormer San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown is sounding the alarm about what he says is an attempt to suppress the African American vote. And, he used a weekend conference in San Francisco of the black sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha to rally people to the polls.
Phil Matier: Republicans Angered Over Proposed Redistricting MapsThe independent commission set up to redraw the boundaries of California's legislative, Congressional and Board of Equalization districts, is putting the finishing touches on those new maps.
San Francisco School Board Members Ask For A Big RaiseSchool board members in San Francisco would be in line for a regular pay check under a measure that's headed for the ballot.
Smudges Cause Vote-By-Mail Problems In Santa Clara CountyVoting officials in Santa Clara County scrambled Tuesday morning to fix printing problems with thousands of mail-in ballots.