Gov. Brown Asks Obama For Permanent Ban On Offshore Drilling In CACalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown wants President Barack Obama to permanently ban new offshore oil and gas drilling in the state.
Offshore Drilling Rigs Could Become New Normal For Northern California Under TrumpA Bay Area Congressman is asking the White House for help banning offshore drilling in the Pacific Ocean.
San Francisco Is First To Ban City Contracts With Businesses In States With Anti-LGBT LawsSan Francisco is the first city in the U.S. to prohibit city contracts with companies in states that sanction LGBT discrimination.
Ban On Gun Sales To Medical Marijuana Card Holders UpheldA federal appeals court has upheld the government’s ban on the sale of guns to medical marijuana card holders.
Further Ban On Shark Fin Fishing Being ConsideredMore restrictions on shark fins could be coming down the pipeline.
Alameda County Leaders Ban FrackingAlameda County leaders voted in favor of banning fracking Tuesday evening, making it the first county in the Bay Area to do so, and the fifth county in California to ban fracking.
SF Supes Approve Ban On Sale Of Styrofoam ProductsThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a comprehensive ban on the sale of polystyrene, or Styrofoam, in the city.
Oakland Officials Vote Unanimously To Ban Shipment Of CoalOakland city officials unanimously voted to ban the shipment of coal, sidelining a plan to transport Utah coal to Asia through a proposed marine terminal on an old army base.
Judge Suspends WhatsApp Throughout Brazil For 3 DaysThe popular WhatsApp messaging service is not working in Brazil, apparently as a result of an ongoing judicial battle.
San Francisco Wants To Ban Vehicle Traffic From Twin Peaks' East SideEfforts are underway to ban vehicle traffic on the eastern side of San Francisco’s Twin Peaks.
Studies Link Energy Drinks To Risky Behavior; University Bans Sales On CampusAn east coast university has decided to ban the sale of energy drinks on campus after studies linked the caffeinated beverages to high-risk sexual activity, and alcohol abuse.
Sorry, McFly; SF State Bans Hoverboards Over Fire ConcernsStudents at San Francisco State University will have to come back from the future, as hoverboards have been banned from campus due to fire concerns.
Airlines Ban Hoverboards Due To Concerns They Can Burst Into FlamesIf you're traveling by air this holiday season, don't pack your hoverboard. Several airlines have issued bans on the popular self-balancing scooters due to concerns they may spontaneously ignite.
EPA Considers Ban On Pesticide That Sickens Farmworkers, Infants, Threatens WildlifeThe EPA may ban the use of chlorpyrifos, a widely used insecticide that is sprayed on a variety of crops including oranges, apples, cherries, grapes, broccoli and asparagus.
SeaWorld Vows To Fight State Ban On Breeding Killer Whales At Theme ParkThe California Coastal Commission issued a series of restrictions on SeaWorld, including a ban on breeding and prohibitions on the sale, trade or transfer of killer whales. SeaWorld announced Thursday that it will challenge the ban.