Berkeley Ordinance To Eliminate Gender-Specific Language From City CodeA newly passed ordinance in Berkeley is moving the city toward eliminating gender-specific language from the municipal code.
Oakland Police Changing Search Policy For People On Probation, ParoleThe Oakland Police Department will enact a new much more restrictive policy for searching people on probation and parole.
Breed Appoints Leader In Restructuring Of San Francisco Housing AuthoritySan Francisco Mayor London Breed has named a new leader to help transition the embattled San Francisco Housing Authority as the city prepares to take over the agency.
'Close The Camps' Protests Held In San Francisco, Other Cities Over Immigrant Detention FacilitiesProtesters are blocking an intersection in San Francisco's Financial District on Tuesday afternoon to protest U.S. Customs and Border Protection detention centers for immigrants.
Clergy Abuse Survivors Question Kamala Harris' RecordSurvivors of clergy abuse and their attorneys say that Harris' record on fighting sex abuse within the Catholic Church is relevant as the U.S. senator from California campaigns for the presidency.
Castro LGBTQ Cultural District Designation Aims To Preserve HistoryLess than a week before San Francisco's annual Pride Celebration, the city's supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance to recognize the Castro District as a cultural district.
SFUSD Approves Covering Controversial George Washington High School MuralA decades-old mural in a San Francisco school will be removed from public view because of its depiction of Native Americans.
Palo Alto NIMBY Fight Over Proposed Girls School Expansion PlanNeighbors in Palo Alto are preparing for a fight against the planned renovation and expansion of a private, all-girls middle and high school they fear will flood their quiet community with cars.
Derelict Troop Ferryboat Blocking Commercial Boats At Vallejo MarinaA ship captain says the city of Vallejo has created an obstacle to his business that he literally can’t get past, and he may sue because of it.
UC Regents Hear Proposal For Locked-In Tuition RatesAt Thursday’s UC Regents meeting, the Board was presented with a proposal for “cohort-based tuition” which would “keep tuition flat for students while they are enrolled at UC” according to a memorandum from the Office of the President.
New Poll Shows Rising Disapproval Rating For Governor Gavin NewsomThere has been a ten point increase in the number of Californians who say they "disapprove" when asked, "Do you approve or disapprove of the way Gavin Newsom is handling his job as governor?"
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.
CA Democrats Spar Over Whether Party Should Take Money From Juul, Fox, UberFox, Uber and Juul are not companies one might expect to see featured as sponsors of the California Democratic Party Convention. But there they were--listed next to Bernie Sanders and labor unions.
New State Law Proposal Could Create New Rules For E-Scooter, E-Bike CompaniesA proposal to regulate electric scooter and bike companies in California just passed the Assembly and moves on to the Senate for approval.
FEMA Extends Housing Program For 2017 Wine Country Fire SurvivorsCA Reps. Thompson and Huffman announced that FEMA has granted an extension for an affordable housing program for those affected by the 2017 Wine Country wildfires.
Harris, Biden, Sanders Lead In Quinnipiac Poll Of California VotersCalifornia Sen. Kamala Harris, former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are in a close race in California, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday.
'Facebook Is Dangerous'; Senators Grill Silicon Valley Giant's ExecutivesFacebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers,
Treasury Chief: Facebook Cryptocurrency Plan Ripe For Illicit UseThe Treasury chief warned it could be used for illicit activity such as money laundering, human trafficking and financing terrorism.
ACLU Files Suit In Attempt To Stop Reportedly Planned ICE RaidsThe ACLU late Thursday morning announced it has filed a preemptive lawsuit against the Trump administration to try to stop planned ICE raids this weekend.