Mayor Lee Signs $500 Million Bond For Transportation Improvements In San FranciscoSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed a $500 million transportation infrastructure bond for the November ballot on Monday while also unveiling other initiatives for improving pedestrian safety in the city.
San Francisco Supervisors’ Vote Narrowly Puts Soda Tax Measure On November BallotA two-cents per ounce sugary beverage tax, commonly called the soda tax, could be put on the November ballot in San Francisco depending on the city’s board of supervisors vote on Tuesday.
Opponents Of ‘Six Californias’ Proposal Allege Voter Fraud By Signature Collectors, File ComplaintA push to split California into six states may be over before it begins, after opponents of the ballot measure filed a voter fraud complaint with the state on Thursday.
Challenge To San Jose’s New Pot Club Ordinance Struggling To Gather Needed SignaturesMedical marijuana collectives have until July 18 to turn in 66,000 valid signatures.
Californians Likely To Cast Votes On Splitting Into 6 StatesSilicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper will submit signatures on Tuesday to put a measure that would split California in six separate states.
What Would 6 Californias Really Look Like? We Have QuestionsPeople in the Bay Area have been trying to distance themselves from the folks in Los Angeles for years, and if voters approve a plan headed for the ballot, they'll get closer to a whole state of separation.
San Jose Marijuana Dispensaries Giving Away 45,000 1-Gram Stashes Of Pot In Ballot Referendum EffortMedical marijuana advocates are hoping to get voters fired up about saving the industry in San Jose by offering free pot for signing a petition.
Hundreds Of Fired-Up SJ Medical Pot Backers Expected At Rally To Keep Clubs OpenHundreds of people are expected at a noon rally in front of City Hall to protest new limits on pot club operations within the city. Signature collectors have been out in force in recent weeks, trying to get 10,000 signatures that would put a referendum on the November ballot to reverse the new restrictions.
Berkeley To Place Soda Tax Measure On November Ballot The Berkeley City Council has voted unanimously to place a one-cent-per ounce soda tax measure on the November ballot.
Tax Measures Being Considered For The November Ballot In San JoseCity leaders are considering a sales tax increase, or possibly increasing the tax for marijuana shops, as a way to increase revenues.
Netflix Development Plan On Ballot For Santa Clara County ElectionMeasures on Tuesday’s ballot in certain parts of Santa Clara County are mostly about new taxes for schools or libraries, but voters in Los Gatos will mull a development plan by the online media company Netflix.
Medical Malpractice Initiative Led By Danville Father Qualifies For November BallotThe initiative was triggered by the tragic death of Bob Pack's two children, who were struck and killed by a drunk driver high on Vicodin in 2003.
Appeals Court Upholds Ballot Ban On 27-Year-Old Presidential HopefulA federal appeals court ruled in San Francisco Tuesday that a 27-year-old Peace and Freedom Party candidate who was not old enough to be president had no right to appear on California’s ballot in 2012.
Phil Matier: Plan To Separate California Into 6 States May Be On Hold Until 2016 A plan to split California into six separate states may have to wait until 2016 to go to voters with the deadline for the November ballot soon approaching.
Plan To Kill California High-Speed Rail Project Clears 1st Hurdle To Landing On BallotSecretary of State Debra Bowen announced Tuesday that backers of a plan to end the California high-speed rail project had the green light to begin collecting signatures in an effort to get an initiative on the ballot.