Oakland Invites Public Comment On Proposed Council, School Board District BoundariesOakland's inaugural Redistricting Commission is inviting public comment on new proposed City Council and school board district boundaries.
San Jose Lawmakers Vote To Ban Sale Of Flavored Tobacco ProductsIn a unanimous vote, San Jose city council members voted to end all sales of flavored e-cigarettes, menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. There will be a second vote to finalize the ban.
Foster City Council Fires City Manager, Hands Role To Police ChiefDuring a closed session Tuesday, the Foster City City Council fired City Manager Peter Pirnejad and named Police Chief Tracy Avelar as the acting city manager.
COVID: Benicia Lawmakers Vote Unanimously To Impose Mask MandateBreaking from the rest of Solano County, the city of Benicia has voted to impose its own indoor mask mandate including vaccinated residents with overwhelming support.
San Francisco Muni K Ingleside Train Service To Resume May 15City officials in San Francisco announced Friday that the train service on Muni's K Ingleside line would resume next month on May 15.
SF Supes Propose Free Muni Pilot Program To Encourage Ridership During PandemicTwo San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday proposed legislation to fund a three-month pilot program providing free public transit to boost Muni ridership, which plummeted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Richmond Passes Emergency Ordinance To Stop Evictions During PandemicWith more than half of the city’s residents being renters, the Richmond City Council voted to protect them during the pandemic by adopting an urgent city ordinance.
Berkeley Votes To Curb Police Traffic Stops For Small Offenses, Other Significant ReformsLawmakers in Berkeley have passed sweeping police reforms, from limiting traffic stops to stricter vetting to keep biased officers off the streets.
Oakland City Council Votes For Immediate Pay Raise For Workers At Large Grocery StoresOakland city councilmembers voted unanimously Tuesday to force large grocery stores to raise some workers' pay by $5 per hour.
Martinez Embarks On Process To Redraw Council Election DistrictsSoon the City of Martinez expects to hold the first of a series of workshops and other meetings centered on redrawing its council district map boundaries.
San Jose City Council Challenger Cohen Holds Narrow Lead Over Incumbent DiepAs of early Wednesday morning, David Cohen has 2 percent lead over incumbent San Jose Councilmember Lan Diep, according to the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters.
2 Incumbents, 2 Newcomers Likely Headed For Santa Rosa City CouncilVoters in Santa Rosa appeared ready to elect two new City Council members and welcome back two incumbents based on unofficial vote tallies from the Sonoma County Registrar of Voters, early Wednesday morning.
Walnut Creek Reelects 2 Of 3 Incumbents To City Council; CoCo County Incumbents LeadingIn Walnut Creek, where four of eight City Council candidates were drawn into the race in reaction to social justice issues, two of the three incumbents on the ballot will be re-elected, to be joined by a former city planning commissioner.
SJ Considers Creating $3 Million Fund To Clean Up Increasing Trash, Blight On City StreetsSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and several councilmembers on Monday announced a proposal for $3 million in extra funding to address an increase in trash and blight in the city's streets.
Berkeley Joins Cities Across The Country Putting 'Black Lives Matter' Murals On StreetsMurals declaring Black Lives Matter have popped up city streets as far away as Washington, D.C. and as close Oakland – now, the city of Berkeley.