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.
Facial-Recognition Technology Wrongly Flagged 26 California Lawmakers As Criminals A recent test of Amazon's facial recognition technology reportedly ended with a major fail, as some state lawmakers turned up as suspected criminals.
San Francisco School District Votes To Cover Up Mural Without Painting Over ItThe San Francisco Unified School District Board decided Tuesday night to backtrack on the decision to paint over a controversial mural following a major public backlash.
Silicon Valley Q&A: Ex-Facebook Exec Warns of 2020 Election Security ThreatsAlex Stamos, who served as chief security officer at Facebook, warns there's little the federal government can do now to secure the 2020 elections from multiple online disinformation attacks.
New Law Requires California Public Universities To Provide Access To Abortion Pill On Campus A bill requiring California public universities to provide students access to abortion pills was signed into law.
New Law Bans Smoking at California State Beaches and ParksCalifornia will ban smoking on state parks and beaches starting next year under legislation signed by the governor. The law also bans disposing cigar and cigarette waste at parks and beaches.
Gov. Newsom Signs Bills Banning Fur Sales, Wild Animals in CircusesCalifornia will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals from circus performances under a pair of bills signed Saturday by Gov. Newsom.
Gov. Newsom Signs Tougher Renter Protection BillGov. Gavin Newsom signed a tough renter protection bill at a ceremony in Oakland on Tuesday where he was surrounded by legislative leaders and cheered by housing advocates.
Trump Administration Threatens To Freeze CA's Federal Highway FundsThe Trump Administration is threatening to freeze California's federal highway funds in the latest clash over air quality and climate change.
New CA Law Limits Neighbors' Ability To Appeal Navigation CentersEffective immediately in certain zoned areas, people in California cannot appeal a decision to build a homeless navigation center.
SF Supes Vote To Place $600M Affordable Housing Bond On Nov. BallotThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to place an affordable housing bond on the November ballot, city officials said.