Sonoma County Sheriff Poised To Challenge Oversight Ballot MeasureSonoma County Sheriff Mark Essick appears poised to challenge a ballot measure that would give more powers to the watchdog office that oversees his department.
Concord City Council Approves Sales Tax Extension, Increase For November BallotConcord voters will be presented in November with a ballot measure on whether to approve extending and increasing a sales tax city leaders expect will raise about $27 million a year for myriad municipal needs.
San Francisco Voters Appear To Approve All 5 Ballot MeasuresSan Francisco voters took to the polls Tuesday and appeared to approve all five measures on the ballot, according to the preliminary election results.
Alameda County Child Care Measure Winning; Fate May Be Decided In CourtAn Alameda County ballot measure that would raise an estimated $150 million annually to expand access to early education and child care for all children in the county was ahead in the incomplete returns Tuesday but its ultimate fate may be decided in court.
North Bay Voters To Decide Whether To Extend SMART Train Tax With Measure IThe biggest item on the ballot in the North Bay this March is the region's new rail system. SMART is asking for a 30-year sales tax extension. The system's critics are, once again, skeptical.
Bay Area Officials Lay Groundwork For $100 Billion Transportation Ballot MeasureThe greater Bay Area has some of the worst traffic in the nation. Now one group is proposing a ballot measure that would provide a $100 billion solution.
Uber And Lyft Push Back Against Bill That Would Reclassify 'Gig' WorkersRide-sharing companies on Friday were continuing to push California legislators to come up with a new classification for workers that falls somewhere between "company employee" and "independent contractor."
Uber, Lyft Threaten $60 Million California Ballot MeasureUber and Lyft threated Thursday to spend at least $60 million on a California ballot measure if they can't reach a deal with unions and lawmakers on legislation that would change the rights of gig workers.
Controversial Prop 10 Would Change Who Can Create Rent ControlThe high cost of housing is one of the biggest issues in the Bay Area, election year or not. That's why Prop 10 is creating such a buzz on this year's ballot.
Battle Underway To Repeal Mountain View Rent Control MeasureA rent control fight heating up in Mountain View between property owners and housing advocates could extend into 2020.
Lead Paint Cleanup Ballot Measure WithdrawnPaint companies withdrew an initiative from the Nov. ballot that would have limited their liability for lead paint cleanup and authorized billions of dollars in state bonds to pay for it..
KPIX Poll Shows Bridge Toll Hike Measure Facing Uphill BattleWith the ballot battle over bridge tolls looming in less than a month, an exclusive new KPIX 5 poll shows Bay Area drivers are clinging to their cars.
Warriors Move To The City Will Be On Ballot Before SF VotersA group is building a case to try and stop San Francisco from getting Oakland's Warriors.
Santa Clara County Supes Vote To Add Persky Recall To June BallotThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved Tuesday putting a decision on the June 5 ballot for whether voters should recall Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky.