Critics Bid To Overturn Approval Of Tahoe Resort ExpansionEnvironmental lawyers are urging a California appellate court to overturn a pair of district court rulings that handed significant victories to the Squaw Valley ski resort as it moves forward with expansion plans.
US Seeks To Drop UC Davis Chinese Researcher's Visa Fraud Case Ahead Of TrialU.S. prosecutors sought Thursday to drop their case against a Chinese researcher at UC Davis accused of concealing her ties to the Chinese military on a visa application so she could work in the U.S.
$20,000 Price Tag Of San Francisco Trash Can Prototypes Stuns Residents, City LeadersSan Francisco's Department of Public Works wants to replace 3,000 existing green trash cans with bigger and better-looking ones. The prototype being considered will cost taxpayers about $20,000 per can.
Momentum Building For Major Donors Supporting Racially-Diverse Climate GroupsA massive foundation in Silicon Valley is among the philanthropic groups focusing on directing funds to minority-led environmental organizations, according to data released Thursday.
UPDATE: University Of California Regents Approve Multiyear Plan To Raise Tuition; First Increase Since 2017University of California regents on Thursday approved a multiyear plan to raise tuition and fees at the system’s 10 campuses.
Bill From Bay Area Congress Members Will Study Effects Of Wildfire SmokeTwo members of Congress based in the Bay Area sponsored legislation Thursday that authorizes $20 million for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to study the health impacts of wildfire smoke and what can be done to mitigate its effects.
California GOP Still Struggling To Find Governor Recall StrategyAfter months of gathering signatures, California’s gubernatorial recall ballot is set, but the state’s GOP still can’t seem to find a strategy to win the governor’s seat in a state that consistently supports Democrats.
Inmate in Santa Clara County Jail Dies, Another Inmate HospitalizedA 32-year-old Santa Clara County Jail inmate died and a second inmate was hospitalized after the two were found unresponsive in a bathroom at the Elmwood Correctional Facility in Milpitas early Thursday morning, county sheriff's officials said.
San Francisco To Get 400 New Treatment Beds For Mental Health, Substance Abuse - 'An Unprecedented Expansion'San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced Thursday that the city will create 400 new treatment beds, 140 of which will open this year, for people experiencing mental health issues or substance abuse.
Warden At California Women's Prison Being Investigated By FedsWeeks after a former correctional officer at a federal women's prison was arrested on charges of sexually abusing inmates, federal investigators questioned the warden of the facility and searched his office Thursday.
San Francisco Chinatown Businesses Say They're Targets Of Frivolous ADA Lawsuits; DA InvestigatesDistrict Attorney Chesa Boudin's office is launching an investigation after his office said several Chinatown merchants were hit by potentially fake lawsuits and so-called "demand letters."
University Of California Regents To Consider Multi-Year Tuition HikeUniversity of California regents on Thursday will take up a multi-year tuition increase proposal that officials say are needed to keep campuses competitive, increase aid for low-income students and give families some financial predictability.
Walnut Creek City Council Backs Special Permits For Micro HousesThe Walnut Creek City Council wants to proceed with at least one six-home development of micro-houses through a special permitting process instead of creating a new zoning designation, to give the concept a test drive.
Stanford Plan To Increase Public Safety Includes Hiring Unarmed Officers For Non-Violent CallsThe Stanford Community Board is recommending a multi-point plan to increase safety on campus, both for officers and the students, faculty, staff and public they interact with.
California Recall: Judge Clears Way For Radio Host Larry Elder To Appear On BallotA California judge on Wednesday cleared the way for conservative talk radio host Larry Elder to join the field of candidates for an upcoming recall election that could remove Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office.