Obama Orders Federal Protection For Massive Swath Of Bay Area CoastlinePresident Barack Obama signed an executive order Thursday that will permanently ban oil drilling off the Northern California coast by expanding the Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries.
CBS 5 Poll: California's Democratic Leaders Lack Majority Approval RatingsCalifornia's top elected Democratic officials all lack majority approval ratings, according to a new KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll of the state's voters that was released Tuesday.
Bay Area Elected Officials Hail Supreme Court Ruling On Affordable Care ActBay Area elected officials are responding enthusiastically to Thursday’s historic Supreme Court ruling upholding most of the federal Affordable Care Act.
California Officials: Bring On Health Care ReformThe decision, health and insurance officials say, perfectly positions California to add 6 million residents to the ranks of the insured by a 2014 deadline.
San Francisco Archbishop Joins In Fight Against Obama Birth Control PolicyArchbishop George Niederauer is joining the campaign to overturn a new federal rule that requires religious hospitals, schools and charities to cover the cost of birth control for their employees.
Sen. Boxer Touts New Transportation Bill in Oakland, Talks New JobsSen. Barbara Boxer was in Oakland Tuesday to promote a new transportation bill and to push for a revamped piece of the jobs bill that was recently voted down by Republicans.
Boxer, Feinstein Seek Tougher Pipeline Safety MeasuresCalifornia Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein called on Congress to pass even stricter measures to prevent pipeline disasters like the one in San Bruno.
California Voters Give Congress Most Dismal Rating EverCalifornians have their dimmest view ever of Congress, according to a new poll, and the disapproval extends to both of California's U.S. senators.
Construction Resumes On Oakland International Airport Control TowerConstruction has resumed on the new control tower at Oakland International Airport. U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, D-California, who came to the airport Tuesday, warned that work could stop again unless Congress meets another funding deadline for the Federal Aviation Administration.
Sen. Boxer Touts Federal Transportation Bill In Bay AreaHer proposal would maintain the current levels for the Transportation Trust Fund for the next two years.
Marin Man Facing Charges Over Alleged Threats To Senator BoxerA San Rafael man is set to be arraigned on charges that he made death threats against Sen. Barbara Boxer.
North Bay Man Sentenced To Time Served In U.S. Senator ThreatA former Marin County man has been sentenced in federal court in San Francisco to four months already served in jail for sending an email in which he threatened to shoot a U.S. senator unless the legislator voted to preserve endangered species protection for wolves.
Boxer In SF Calls For Major Afghanistan Troop ReductionThe 100,000 U.S. troops now stationed in Afghanistan should be trimmed to 10,000 to 25,000 within the next 18 months, Sen. Barbara Boxer said Friday.
Former California Treasurer Matt Fong DiesFormer California state treasurer Matt Fong, a Republican who lost a challenge to Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, died Wednesday after a four-year battle with skin cancer.
ConsumerWatch: Walmart Accused Of Shortchanging Gift ReceiptsConsumers who return gifts usually need a gift receipt to get a full refund. But some Walmart shoppers say they are only getting a fraction of the purchase price despite having the receipt.