Pelosi Says House Democrats Likely to Reach Agreement This Week on Biden Spending PlansHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-S.F.) said Sunday Democrats are planning to have an "agreement" on a framework for Pres. Biden's sweeping social safety net plan and a vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill in the next week.
Elon Musk, Tesla Super Fans Blast Biden Administration Move Toward Regulating AutopilotPresident Joe Biden has appointed Missy Cummings senior adviser for safety at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Cummings is a Duke University engineering professor who studies autonomous systems and has been critical of Tesla and government handling of driver-assist systems like Autopilot.
Amid the Capitol Riot, Facebook Faced Its Own InsurrectionAs supporters of Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6th, battling police and forcing lawmakers into hiding, an insurrection of a different kind was taking place inside the world’s largest social media company.
White House Delays Release of JFK Assassination FilesThe White House said Friday it would delay the release of long-classified documents related to the assassination of former President John F. Kennedy.
Gov. Newsom Issues Emergency Order to Help Recovering Wildfire CountiesGovernor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency and issued a proclamation to help California counties affected by the recent wildfires, said officials from the Governor’s office.
New Facebook Whistleblower Says Executives Shrugged as Algorithm Stoked Hate, MisinformationA new whistleblower is taking on Menlo Park-based Facebook just a couple weeks after Frances Haugen testified to members of Congress the tech giant chooses profit over safety.
Residents Call on SF Housing Authority to Remedy 'Dangerous' Living ConditionsResidents at San Francisco's Potrero Hill and Sunnydale public housing this week called on the city's Housing Authority to address what they say is the agency's failure to repair units, resulting in dangerous living conditions.
COVID: Certain California Prison Guards Must Be Vaccinated, Judge RulesA judge in California ruled Friday that state prison guards who work in and around facilities' health care settings must be vaccinated against the coronavirus.
Oakland A's Future May Be Decided At Upcoming Alameda County Supervisors MeetingThe Alameda County Board of Supervisors will signal support one way or the other for a new ballpark for the Oakland A's at the waterfront Howard Terminal site this coming Tuesday.
Campbell Students Stage Walkout in Support of Teachers' Salary DisputeHundreds of students from five different campuses in the Campbell Union High School District walked out of their third-period classes on Thursday morning to protest a deduction in their teachers' paychecks.
Candlestick Point Safe Parking Lot For Homeless Living In Vehicles Approved By State Parks OfficialsA new temporary vehicle triage center in San Francisco's Candlestick Point State Recreation Area for people living out of their vehicle to safely park will move forward after it was approved by the California Department of Parks on Thursday.
Facebook Oversight Board Criticizes Company's Transparency Regarding VIPsFacebook’s semi-independent oversight board says the company has fallen short of full disclosure on its internal system that exempts high-profile users from some or all of its content rules.
Santa Cruz Deputy Chief Appointed as New Interim Police ChiefSanta Cruz officials appointed Deputy Police Chief Bernie Escalante to serve as the department's interim chief effective later this month, officials announced Thursday.
Man Who Spent 46 Years In Prison Wrongly Convicted of San Francisco Rape, Murder Finally ExoneratedThis week a San Francisco judge exonerated a man who pled guilty to rape and murder charges 46 years in order to avoid the death penalty, despite claiming innocence.
Newsom Administration Calls For Banning New Oil Drilling Near Neighborhoods, SchoolsCalifornia's oil and gas regulator on Thursday proposed that the state ban new oil drilling within 3,200 feet of schools, homes and hospitals to protect public health in what would be the nation's largest buffer zone between oil wells and communities.