Brentwood Mayor Gets 65% Pay Raise Twice In Four Months, Still Earns Below Minimum WageOnce the increase takes effect, Taylor’s salary will have gone from $6,831 in October, to $17,271 plus medical benefits and other pay.
Vallejo Rejects $50,000 In Tax Money From Medical Marijuana Dispensaries, City Seeks To Limit ThemThe city of Vallejo no longer accepts sales tax money from medical marijuana dispensaries. City officials rejected $50,000 in taxes from dispensaries last week.
Santa Cruz City Council Votes To Acquire Armored Police VehicleThe Santa Cruz City Council voted to accept a quarter million dollar grant for an armored police vehicle.
San Jose Heavily Fines Illegally Operating Marijuana DispensariesSan Jose has assessed over $160,000 in fines against illegally operating marijuana dispensaries. 19 of the city’s 23 collectives found to have been operating illegally have now closed.
Berkeley City Council Meeting Postponed Following 3 Nights Of ProtestFollowing three consecutive nights of protest, Berkeley city officials have canceled Tuesday night’s regularly scheduled city council meeting.
San Jose To Ban Bicycling On Sidewalks On Some Downtown StreetsResidents in the downtown area have said many bicyclists make walking on sidewalks dangerous, while bike riders have argues streets are not properly marked and too narrow to bike on.
San Jose City Council Vote Could Ban Riding Bicycles On Downtown SidewalksIt may soon be against the rules to ride your bike on sidewalks in downtown San Jose. After 18 months of talks with seniors, cyclists and downtown businesses, City Council will vote on the issue Tuesday.
Dave Cortese Concedes To Sam Liccardo In San Jose’s Mayoral RaceAfter a hard fought campaign and race, Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese confirmed that he called his opponent Monday evening to concede in his bid for Mayor of San Jose.
Oakland Considering $202 Million Plan To Run Streetcars Down 3-Mile Strip Of BroadwayStreetcars might be making a comeback in Oakland, but the price tag is steep.
3 Oakland Mayoral Candidates Form Alliance To Use Ranked-Choice Voting To Their AdvantageThree of Oakland’s mayoral candidates are forming an alliance to try to take advantage of the city's ranked-choice voting system.
Oakland Passes Bill Forcing Landlords To Evict Sex WorkersOakland landlords can evict sex workers after the city council passed a bill that gives the city power to attempt to curb illegal activities.
Healdsburg City Officials Ban Tobacco Sales To Anyone Under 21The Healdsburg City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday night that will ban the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 making it the first city in California to do so.
Berkeley City Council Considers Banning Pet Restrictions For TenantsThe city of Berkeley is considering a new ordinance that would ban landlords from having any pet restrictions on their properties.
Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Filed Against San Jose City CouncilmanA lawsuit filed in Santa Clara County accuses a San Jose city councilman of sexual harassment. His former chief of staff claims he caused her emotional distress.
Governor Brown Endorses Councilwoman Libby Schaaf For Oakland Mayor California Governor Jerry Brown endorsed Oakland City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf in the city’s mayors’ race on Monday.