Presidential Hopeful Bernie Sanders Visits Oakland, Receives Nurses’ Union EndorsementA national nurses union warmly welcomed Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders to Oakland on Monday, along with his message of taxing the wealthy, better health care for all, and free college tuition for students.
San Francisco Voters To Decide On Stricter Airbnb RulesA proposal to strictly curtail short-term home rentals in San Francisco has qualified for the Nov. 3 ballot.
'President Of California,' Death To Gays, Ban On Eating Shellfish Among Ballot Initiatives Awaiting Official Processing From Attorney GeneralIn the land of direct democracy, anyone with $200 can get just about anything approved for signature gathering, and anyone with enough signatures can get their idea on the ballot for a vote, and this year, one of those items would declare a "president of California."
East Bay State Senate Race Gets Dirty, Signs Vandalized, StolenAn already heated and expensive race for the State Senate in the East Bay has gotten dirty, with campaign signs for candidate Steve Glazer being vandalized. Meanwhile, supporters of opponent Susan Bonilla say their signs are being stolen.
State Sen. Mark Leno Could Challenge Ed Lee In 2015 San Francisco Mayor’s RaceThe race for mayor in San Francisco could become a serious showdown. Rumors of State Sen. Mark Leno challenging incumbent Mayor Ed Lee are picking up steam, and Leno is not denying the possibility of a campaign.
After San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Announces Intention For Second Term, Progressives Say He's 'Beatable'While San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee made the announcement on Thursday that he will run for re-election on Thursday, The city's progressives think he will face serious a serious challenge as the city's wealth gap widens.