San Francisco Officials to Boost Market Street Safety with New PlanThe office of San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Tuesday announced plans to increase police presence and introduce "community-based safety ambassadors" in the city's Mid-Market area.
Alameda Hires Oakland Deputy Chief To Take Over Police DepartmentThe City of Alameda hired an Oakland deputy police chief to take over as chief of the Alameda Police department.
Newsom Makes Closing Digital Divide Part Of Relief PlanLooking to make good use of a massive state budget windfall, Gov. Gavin Newsom plans to invest $7 billion into closing California’s digital divide.
Sonoma County Supes Voting on Changes to Cannabis Cultivation Rule Sonoma County might see an increase in pot grows after Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting.
Gavin Newsom’s Income Went Up In 2019 During His First Year As GovernorGov. Gavin Newsom and his wife made $1.7 million in 2019 during his first year as governor, about half a million dollars more than they earned the year before, according to tax returns his campaign released Monday.
Golden State Warriors Help Provide Over 1 Million Meals To Bay Area Food BanksThe Golden State Warriors having a winning 2021 season helped the team get into the playoffs, but also led to hundreds of families being fed.
Bay Area Rep. Jackie Speier Revives Proposal Allowing Alcohol Shipments Through MailRep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo) has revived a proposal allowing for alcohol shipments through the U.S. Postal Service, which would end one of the last vestiges of the Prohibition era.
Russia Won't Block Twitter, But Partial Slowdown To ContinueRussian authorities on Monday backed away from threats to block Twitter, saying that the social media platform deleted most of the banned content identified by Moscow and expressed “readiness and interest in building a constructive dialogue.”
Oakland City Officials Swear In New Fire Chief Reginald FreemanOakland city officials swore in Reginald Freeman Monday as the city’s new fire chief, who promised to keep the city safe and diversify its membership.
COVID Impact: State Sees 3% Drop In K-12 School EnrollmentA report released over the weekend showed statewide enrollment numbers for K-12 public schools for the 2020-21 school year dropped nearly 3%, or 160,000 students, compared to the year before.
Newsom Budget Targets Cleaning Up California; 'The State’s Too Damn Dirty'It's something San Francisco Bay Area residents are confronted with everyday -- trash-strewn streets and highways. Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposed $268 billion state budget will help fund an effort to clean it up.
Gov. Newsom’s COVID Recovery Budget Impacting California's Recall ElectionA fading coronavirus crisis and an astounding windfall of tax dollars have reshuffled California’s emerging recall election, allowing Gov. Gavin Newsom to talk about an end to most COVID-19 restrictions and propose billions in new spending as he looks to fend off Republicans who depict him as a foppish failure.
City Leaders Seek to Work With A's, Major League Baseball To Keep Team in OaklandLeaders of the Oakland City Council told the head of Major League Baseball Friday in a letter that they are willing to work with the A's baseball team to keep it from moving out of the city.
Brentwood City Council Pulls Permit for Long-Operating Natural Gas PipelineThe Brentwood City Council this week declined to renew a lease with an energy company that pipes natural gas through the city.
Gov. Newsom Presents Budget That Shows California Awash in Tax RevenueCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday proposed a $268 billion state budget that is one-third larger than the state’s current spending plan, fueled by surging state tax revenues and federal stimulus money.