Mayoral Candidates Bring Message To Deep East Oakland In Latest DebateThe people who want to be mayor of Oakland turned their attention to a part of town that could sure use major attention. While the candidates are looking for votes, people who live in East Oakland want the winner to remember them when they are elected.
President Obama Arrives In Bay Area For Weekend Democratic FundraisersU.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and Representative Anna Eshoo, along with a crowd of supporters, welcomed President Barack Obama to the Bay Area as he stepped off Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport Friday afternoon.
Vice President Biden, President Obama In Bay Area This Week For FundraisersVice President Joe Biden will be in San Francisco Tuesday evening for a Democratic fundraising event, three days before President Barack Obama will be in town for the same purpose.
Bay Area Proponents Of Soda Tax Measures Battle ‘Tidal Wave’ Of Beverage Industry Money The campaign over San Francisco and Berkeley’s so-called ‘soda-tax measures’ is taking on a David versus Goliath theme with the amounts of money being invested.
Gov. Jerry Brown Has $24M In Campaign Cash, Neel Kashkari $680KGov. Jerry Brown is reporting that he has nearly $24 million left for his re-election campaign, while Republican challenger Neel Kashkari has $680,000 remaining.
Candidate Info Missing From 100,000 Sample Ballots In Santa Clara CountyVoters in Santa Clara County are about to get a sample ballot in the mail that won't be much help for the November election. The ballot is missing entire races and various candidates.
KCBS Campaign 2014 Special: Is Proposition 1 The Answer To California's Water Crisis?
San Jose Police Union Warns Of Another Exodus If Liccardo Wins Mayoral RaceThe San Jose Police Officer’s Union says the morning after election day could be the start of another mass exodus of police officers.
San Benito County Divided Over Fracking Measure On November BallotVoters in San Benito County will become the first in California to decide on a measure about fracking in November. Measure J would ban the practice, and that vote has a county divided.
Poll Finds Gov. Jerry Brown With Big Edge In Re-Election Bid; Voters Favor Water BondGov. Jerry Brown is maintaining a big lead over Republican challenger Neel Kashkari in this year's governor's race.
It’s ‘Hella’ Time: Oakland Mayoral Candidate Libby Schaaf Adopts Unconventional SloganA candidate for Oakland mayor is using a certain word that politicians don't usually say, a word that is unique to the Bay Area.
KPIX 5 Poll: Quan Struggling In Re-Election Bid, Kaplan Has Double-Digit Lead In Oakland Mayor's RaceWith about six weeks to go until Election Day, a new KPIX 5 / Survey USA poll released Thursday finds Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is in trouble as she seeks re-election. The poll finds those who supported her four years ago are abandoning her in droves.
New Poll Finds Rebecca Kaplan Has Commanding Lead Over Jean Quan In Oakland Mayor’s RaceWith less than two months until Election Day, a new poll has found city councilmember Rebecca Kaplan with a commanding lead over incumbent Jean Quan in the race for Oakland mayor.
Fact Check: Brown, Kashkari Provide Partial Truths In Only Gubernatorial DebateDemocratic Gov. Jerry Brown and his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, covered a lot of ground in Thursday's night gubernatorial debate. An examination of some of the issues they debated and a reality check on some of their claims:
Brown, Kashkari Clash Over Tesla, Teacher Tenure In Only Scheduled Gubernatorial DebateGov. Jerry Brown's long-shot Republican challenger blasted him for failing to do enough to land a Tesla battery plant Thursday during the only scheduled debate of this year's governor's race, a testy, hour-long exchange that also featured clashes over teacher tenure and the costs of combating climate change.