LA-Based Nonprofit Funds Ballot Measure to Spread Rent ControlThe AIDS Healthcare Foundation has poured more than $12 million into a ballot initiative to let cities and counties regulate rental fees in buildings that state law currently shields from such control.
California Arrests Plunge, Lowest On Record Due To Prop 47A 2014 California voter-approved initiative that reduced penalties for certain drug and property crimes has led to the lowest arrest rate in state history.
2016 Ballot Initiative Could Upend Gov. Brown's Delta Water Tunnels PlanA measure expected to qualify for the November 2016 ballot could threaten Gov. Jerry Brown's $15 billion twin tunnel plan to send water around the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
Anti-Gay 'Sodomite Suppression Act' Not Heading For CA Ballots After Judge Rules Murderous Proposal UnconstitutionalA Superior Court judge has ruled the "Sodomite Suppression Act" proposed ballot initiative that called for the murder of gays is unconstitutional, effectively preventing the hate-filled bill from going before California voters.
'Intolerant Jackass Act' Proponents Can Begin Collecting SignaturesWhile the status of a "Sodomite Suppression Act" proposed state ballot initiative remains in limbo, proponents of a rival "Intolerant Jackass Act" initiative were cleared by state Secretary of State Alex Padilla to begin collecting signatures Wednesday.
Cost To File Ballot Measure in California Jumps From $200 To $8,000 Following Kill All Gays InitiativeIt could cost a lot more to file a ballot measure in California.
'Kill The Gays' Author Schemes To Get Murderous Hate Law On Ballot Without Gathering Signatures"Take notice that if your office and the California secretary of state refuse to clear the Sodomite Suppression Act for signature circulation, I may demand as remedy that it be placed on the election ballot directly." With that claim, a gay-hating lawyer hopes to bypass the entire signature gathering process and put his murderous legislation on the ballot directly.
Phil Matier: Will San Francisco Ballot Measure Deter Explosion Of Short-Term Rentals Fueled By Airbnb?Are Airbnb operations in San Francisco about to come screeching to a halt? Or, at the very least, be severely curbed?
Phil Matier: Will Changes To Warriors Waterfront Arena Make A Difference?A new design for the Warriors arena on Piers 30-32 along San Francisco’s waterfront will be released on Tuesday, but will the changes be enough to satisfy the concerns of the naysayers?
Opponents Of California Transgender Student Rights Law Get Signatures To RepealOpponents of a new California law that gives transgender students certain rights said Sunday that they had collected enough signatures for an initiative that would repeal the law.
Rival To Dump Ad Critical Of Gov. Brown's Tax InitiativeThe campaign for a November ballot initiative that seeks to raise income taxes on most Californians to fund public schools is phasing out a TV ad that criticizes a rival tax measure pushed by Gov. Jerry Brown.
KCBS In Depth: Restoring Hetch HetchyAn interview with Mike Marshall with Restore Hetch Hetchy and Ed Harrington with the San Francisco PUC on the possibility of restoring Hetch Hetchy Valley to its natural state.
Gov. Brown Strikes Deal On Tax Ballot InitiativeGov. Jerry Brown says he has reached a deal with a rival group to combine forces on a November ballot initiative seeking to raise taxes.
East Bay State Lawmaker Pushes To Reform Initiative SystemState senator Mark DeSaulnier of Concord said the initiative process has been around a long time in California, and he'd like to see it change.
Brown Stays Determined As Arrows Fly In Budget BattleCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown is still determined to give voters a chance to decide whether to extend tax increases to balance the state's budget.