San Jose Approves $650M Public Safety & Infrastructure BondThe largest bond measure in the city’s history gained the required margin to fund infrastructure and public safety services.
Schaaf 'Grateful And Humble' After Winning ReelectionOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said Wednesday that she’s “grateful and humbled” that she was re-elected to a second term in Tuesday’s election with 56 percent of the vote, despite facing nine challengers.
Pelosi Eyes Working With GOP On Infrastructure, PrescriptionsShe said Democrats won by focusing on healthcare and avoiding President Donald Trump’s heated rhetoric on immigration in the weeks leading up to the midterms.
Muslim, Native American, Women, LGBT Candidates Score Historic Election WinsElection Night 2018 turned out to be a night of firsts — with groundbreaking victories for Native American, Muslim, black, gay and female candidates.
California Voters Reject Measure To Expand Property Tax BreakCalifornia voters have rejected a ballot measure to expand a property tax break for older homeowners who move, sparing schools and local governments a major revenue loss.
Steyer Tells Newly Empowered Democrats To Impeach TrumpBay Area Democratic billionaire Tom Steyer on Wednesday urged the newly empowered House Democrats to pursue impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.
Half Moon Bay's Famed 'Farmer John' Wins Right To Grow Pot'Farmer John' Muller is best known for growing some of Half Moon Bay's biggest pumpkins, but an economic downturn has him considering a crop rotation of a different type.
Trump Backs Pelosi For House SpeakerPresident Donald Trump says Democrat Nancy Pelosi "deserves" to be the next House speaker.
Embattled Oakland Councilmember Desley Brooks Loses Reelection BidEntrepreneur and management consultant Loren Taylor was elected to be the new councilmember for District 6 in East Oakland in Tuesday’s five-candidate election, ending incumbent Desley Brooks’ 16-year tenure in the seat.
Mountain View 'Head Tax' Targeting Google, Tech Poised To PassA business license tax on the ballot in Mountain View is headed to a victory with more than 65 percent of voters approving Measure P as of early Wednesday morning.
California Voters Free Egg-Laying Hens From Small CagesIt seems so Californian. On Tuesday, voters approved a measure to require that all eggs sold in the state come from cage-free hens by 2022.
Prop 10 For Increased Rent Control RejectedA measure to allow more rent control in California was trailing significantly in early returns. Proposition 10 was losing by roughly 20 percentage points with more than 2.9 million ballots counted.