Newsom Signs Bill Increasing Pay For Low Income JurorsGov. Gavin Newsom signed a new bill Friday that increases pay for low-income residents serving on jury duty.
COVID Reopening: San Francisco School District Accused Of Using Loophole To Qualify For State FundsThree state legislators representing San Francisco on Monday wrote a letter asking the state not to give the SFUSD $12 million in COVID-19 reopening funds because they said the district didn't get enough students back in class to qualify.
Bay Area Lawmaker Seeks To Decriminalize Jaywalking, Says Citations Disproportionately Issued To People Of ColorA Bay Area lawmaker is seeking to decriminalize jaywalking in California, saying such citations are disproportionately issued to people of color and have led to life-threatening encounters with law enforcement.
California Allocates $1.4 Million To Track And Stop Attacks Against Asian AmericansLawmakers in California this week allocated $1.4 million in state funds to help Asian Americans report hate incidents after a string of recent violent attacks in the Bay Area and across the state.
Skyline Boulevard In Daly City To Be Named After Filipina Activist Alice BulosState Highway 35 in Daly City will be named after Filipina activist Alice Pena Bulos after the California State Legislature passed a resolution Friday.
Bay Area Lawmaker Proposes Reforms For Recycling Bottles, CansAssemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, is seeking to reshape the way bottles and cans are recycled throughout the state, his office announced Monday.
California To Allow Employers, Co-Workers, Teachers To Seek Gun Violence Restraining OrdersGov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a law that will make state the first to allow employers, co-workers and teachers to seek gun violence restraining orders.
San Francisco Awaits State Approval For Crooked Lombard Street TollOfficials in San Francisco have signed off on a one-year pilot program to charge a reservation fee to drive down the crooked stretch of Lombard Street, pending approval from the state.
Bill Permitting Tolls On Crooked Stretch Of Lombard Street Heads To Gov. Newsom's DeskThousands of tourists could soon have to make a reservation and pay a fee to drive down the world-famous Lombard Street in San Francisco.
Facial-Recognition Technology Wrongly Flagged 26 California Lawmakers As Criminals A recent test of Amazon's facial recognition technology reportedly ended with a major fail, as some state lawmakers turned up as suspected criminals.
Assembly Approves San Francisco Lombard Street Toll, Reservation Test ProgramState legislators in Sacramento on Thursday approved a pilot program to test out a system requiring reservations and a toll for people to drive down San Francisco's landmark crookedest street.
Proposed Toll On 'Crooked' Lombard Street Advances In State AssemblyA proposal for motorists to pay a toll before driving down Lombard Street in San Francisco has passed the Assembly Transportation Committee.
Bill Ending Gun Shows At Cow Palace Could Pave Way For Arena's DemolitionSen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, and Assemblymember Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, have again introduced legislation to ban the sale of guns and ammunition at the Cow Palace in Daly City.
Bay Area Lawmaker Seeks Elimination Of Paper ReceiptsCalling paper receipts a waste, a lawmaker from the Bay Area has introduced a measure that would require California businesses to issue receipts electronically.
Lawmaker Seeks Harsher Penalties For Unpermitted Self-Driving CarsNew legislation proposed by a Bay Area lawmaker would increase the penalties for companies that test self-driving cars without proper permits.