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.
California Tribes Back 2020 Initiative To Legalize Sports BettingA coalition of Native American tribes has proposed an initiative for the 2020 ballot that would legalize sports betting in California.
Airbnb, San Jose State University Partner To House Homeless StudentsThe City of San Jose has announced a partnership with Airbnb, the Bill Wilson Center and San Jose State University to temporarily house students who are homeless or those with unstable housing situations.
Interim San Francisco DA Suzy Loftus To Stay In Office Through Early JanuaryFollowing the win of District Attorney-elect Chesa Boudin in last week's election, Mayor London Breed on Wednesday unveiled a plan to transition Boudin into office sometime early next year.
Alameda, Contra Costa Officials Announce Illegal Dumping CrackdownTop prosecutors and elected officials in Alameda and Contra Costa counties joined together Wednesday to announce new funding and strategies aimed at preventing illegal dumping and waste.