Oakland Votes To Decriminalize Magic MushroomsOakland became the first California city to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms after the city council unanimously voted to pass the measure on Tuesday evening.
Surveillance Video Leads To Arrest Of Southbay Man Suspected Of Vandalizing Campaign SignsA 73-year-old man who allegedly spray-painted over a Mountain View City Council candidate's signs on Friday was cited for petty theft and vandalism.
Hayward City Council Candidate Fights Through Overt Racism, IslamophobiaThe campaign trail for Hayward's city council is turning ugly for Aisha Wahab, a Muslim candidate who has become the target of racial remarks and other threats.
Swastikas, Hate Messages Drawn On Fremont Candidate's Campaign SignsThe race for Fremont City Council turned ugly after someone vandalized a candidate's campaign signs with a swastika and other hateful messages.
Oakland City Leaders Aim To Unseat Councilwoman Desley BrooksOakland's mayor and vice mayor want Councilwoman Desley Brooks voted out of the city council and are supporting her opponents.
Oakland City Council May Ban All Police Cooperation With ICEWhile the Oakland Police Department has come under fire from some City Council members who wants police to stop helping federal ICE agents, a new poll indicates many residents don’t agree with that idea when it comes to dangerous criminals.
Berkeley Officials Push For Plastic Straw BanOne Bay Area city is doubling down on its war on plastic as some Berkeley officials introduce an ordinance that would ban straws that aren't biodegradable.
Mountain View Passes Urgency Ordinance Requiring Just-Cause EvictionsAn urgency ordinance passed by the Mountain View City Council will require landlords to have just cause to evict their tenants.
San Jose Council Allows Medical Marijuana Collectives More FreedomA number of changes approved by the San Jose City Council allow medical marijuana collectives a bit more freedom in conducting business.
$1.2 Million Settlement To Family Of Hayward Man Found Asleep In Car, Killed By PoliceThe Oakland City Council approved a $1.2 million settlement on Tuesday for the family of a man shot and killed by police after he was found unconscious in his car.
Rohnert Park Considers Replacing 83 Ugly, Ailing TreesRohnert Park city council will vote on whether to replace more than 80 ugly trees with new, healthier ones.
200+ Families To Be Forced Out Of San Jose Apartment Complex After City Council RulingSome 200 families may soon have to move out of a rent-controlled apartment complex in San Jose after the city council cleared the way for denser, market-rate apartments.
Richmond City Council To Consider Solar-Powered Elevated Rail SystemRichmond City Council to consider installing locally-owned elevated rail system that runs on solar power.
$7M Lawsuit Filed After Alleged Assault By Oakland City CouncilwomanFormer Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown has filed a lawsuit against the city of Oakland and Councilwoman Desley Brooks over an alleged assault last year.
Chicago City Council Approves Lucas Museum ProposalChicago aldermen voted to allow the "Star Wars' filmmaker to build his $400 million museum along the shores of Lake Michigan...