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.
Oakland Bans Sale Of Flavored, Menthol Tobacco Products In Tobacco Stores, PharmaciesThe Oakland City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to ban the sale of flavored and menthol tobacco products at all tobacco stores and pharmacies.
City Leaders Vote To Oust Antioch Planning Commissioner Caught Up In COVID-19 Comment ControversyThe Antioch City Council voted unanimously to fire the chair of the Planning Commission who said COVID-19 is nature's way of taking out the homeless, the weak, and the old and it should be allowed to happen.
San Anselmo Mayor Gets Heat For Decision To Skip Pledge Of Allegiance At City Council MeetingThe mayor of a Marin County town came under fire after he expressed his personal opposition to President Trump by forgoing the Pledge of Allegiance at a council meeting.
Some Campbell Residents Resisting Plans For New Chik-Fil-A RestaurantNeighborhood opposition is growing to a proposed Chick-fil-A in Campbell.
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.