California Legislators Eye Climate Bond to Prepare for DisastersIn a state burdened by billions of dollars in wildfire damage, California lawmakers are hoping for an advance loan before the next climate-fueled catastrophe hits.
Silicon Valley Congressman Joins With Bernie Sanders for Anti-War Legislative EffortU.S. Rep. Ro Khanna of Silicon Valley is teaming with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders in a legislative effort to block funding they say the Pentagon and President Donald Trump could otherwise use to launch the country into war with Iran.
Stockton Basic Income Experiment Shows How Needy People Spend Free MoneyThe first data from an experiment in the city of Stockton where needy people get $500 a month from the government show they spend most of it on things such as food, clothing and utility bills.
Supervisor Calls For E-Cigarette Ban In San Mateo CountySan Mateo County supervisor and former Daly City mayor David Canepa is calling for a ban on e-cigarettes entirely in unincorporated areas of the county.
Novato Police Chief Appointed As Acting City ManagerThe Novato City Council Thursday night unanimously appointed Novato Police Department Chief of Police Adam McGill as the Acting City Manager.
Protesters Denounce Proposal To Name Chinatown Subway Station After Rose PakDozens of protesters marched through San Francisco's Chinatown on Wednesday, denouncing the idea of naming the city's newest subway station after late Chinatown community leader Rose Pak.
San Jose Set To Bar Discrimination Against Renters With Section 8 Vouchers Amid the ongoing housing crisis, the city of San Jose is on the verge of adopting a new ordinance to make it easier for low-income residents to find housing.
State Sen. Wiener Calls For Statewide Plan To End New HIV InfectionsState Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, on Thursday introduced a bill that would require state agencies to create a comprehensive plan to end new HIV infections, as well as other STDs, throughout California.
Former San Francisco DA, Supervisor Terence Hallinan Dies At 83Terence Hallinan, a former criminal defense lawyer who went on to become a San Francisco supervisor and then the San Francisco District Attorney died on Friday at the age of 83.
9th Circuit Court Dismisses Youth Climate Change LawsuitA federal appeals court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by 21 young people who claimed the U.S. government's climate policy harms them and jeopardizes their future.
Newsom Cheers Kaiser $25M Pledge To California Housing FundCalling California's homeless crisis a public health issue, hospital giant Kaiser Permanente on Friday pledged $25 million to a new state fund aimed at getting people off the streets.