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.
State Budget Sending San Francisco $2 Million To Fight Food InsecurityThe 2021 California state budget, signed by the governor last week, sends $2 million to San Francisco for fighting food insecurity through funding for two local organizations.
Newsom Appoints Special Counsel To Investigate Multi-Billion Dollar EDD Debit Card FraudGov. Gavin Newsom’s administration on Tuesday tapped a former federal prosecutor to help investigate billions of dollars in fraudulent unemployment benefits paid by the state.
Newsom Signs Bill Aimed at Cracking Down on Organized Retail TheftSurrounded by law enforcement officers and mayors from across California, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced an aggressive enforcement plan Wednesday targeting a stunning surge in brazen retail thefts by organized gangs.
COVID RETURN: Sonoma County Opens New Care Centers After Rise In Cases Among HomelessAfter a rise in COVID-19 cases among the homeless community, Sonoma County is reopening an alternative care site to expand its capacity to isolate individuals who test positive.
Judge Rules State Can Expand Insurance for Wildfire AreasA judge ruled last week that California's insurance commissioner can order the "insurer of last resort" to offer more options for homeowners who can't buy traditional coverage because they live in areas threatened by wildfires.
San Francisco Supes Adopt New Goals to Battle Climate ChangeSan Francisco has new targets for the cutting back on greenhouse gas emissions after the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a set of climate change goals Tuesday.
UPDATE: Despite City Council Approval, A's and Oakland Far Apart on Stadium PlanThe City Council voted 6-1 in favor of an amended term sheet for the much-debated Howard Terminal Stadium project Tuesday, but the Oakland Athletics said the plan simply doesn't work for them.
California Recall: Radio Host Larry Elder Files Lawsuit To Get On BallotConservative talk radio host Larry Elder has filed a lawsuit challenging a decision by California election officials to block him from running in the state's Sept. 14 recall election.
CoCo DA's Office Participating in State’s Resentencing Pilot ProgramThe Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office joined eight other counties around the state to participate in a resentencing pilot program funded by a budget bill Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed into law, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Longtime Trump Ally Thomas Barrack Indicted for Lobbying Activities for UAEThomas Barrack, a close adviser to former President Trump and chair of his inaugural committee, was arrested Tuesday morning and charged with a violating federal lobbying law after allegedly failing to disclose his work on behalf of the United Arab Emirates.
West CoCo Unified Bringing Students Back To Classrooms In The FallWhen school starts up in the fall, the West Contra Costa Unified School District plans to return to 100% in-person instruction, district officials said Monday.
Twitter Temporarily Suspends Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's Account Over COVID MisinformationTwitter temporarily suspended Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's account on Monday, after she allegedly shared posts with misinformation about COVID-19.
Proposed Measure To Reduce Plastic Waste Will Go Before CA Voters On 2022 BallotA California initiative that would require state regulators to reduce plastic waste has qualified for the November 2022 ballot, officials said Monday.