Mountain View Rent Control Measure D Stirs Heated DebateThe battle over rent control in Mountain View is heating up as city officials try to define what is fair for renters and landlords.
Prefab 'Granny Units' Eliminate Red Tape For Homeowners Who Need More SpaceA start-up company on the Peninsula is offering homeowners a chance to place an “Auxiliary Housing Unit” or ADU in their backyard without having to deal with the bureaucracy of city hall.
San Jose Officials Bake In City Hall With Glitchy Air ConditioningCity Hall in San Jose is only 14 years old, but the building's cooling system is apparently out of date.
Activists, Bay Area Leaders Rally To Protect Reproductive RightsActivists and political leaders in the Bay Area joined thousands across the country Tuesday to organize against restrictive nationwide changes to abortion law and gender-based services.
Oakland Mayor Schaaf Takes Oath Of Office For Second Term
Berkeley To Turn Old City Hall Into Homeless ShelterThe Berkeley City Council voted to convert the old city hall building into an emergency homeless shelter, and the decision has prompted mixed reactions from locals.
Controversial Statue Removed From San Francisco Civic CenterOnly the concrete base remained early Friday after work crews worked overnight to remove a 19th century statue near San Francisco City Hall that activists say was racist and demeaning to indigenous people.
S.F. Board of Supervisors' Vote Throws Police Commission Into ChaosA surprise vote at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday has rendered the San Francisco Police Commission inoperable for the next two months.
Former Sheriff And Supervisor Mirkarimi Skips Dog Court HearingMore bad press for ex-San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi Thursday as the former lawman was a no-show in court.
Mayor Schaaf Says Councilwoman Dubbed 'Trump of Oakland' Must GoOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf claims Councilmember Desley Brooks has "been nicknamed the Donald Trump of Oakland...has engaged in unethical and abusive behavior" and "infected the civility of the council chambers."
Bay Area Dims Lights As Cities Around World Celebrate Earth HourCities around the world dimmed their lights to celebrate Earth Hour.
Suspect Arrested In Union City After Making Bomb ThreatUnion City police have arrested a man who told municipal workers at City Hall that he might have a bomb late Wednesday morning, according to authorities.
Vigil Held In Las Vegas For Victims Of Mass ShootingA vigil was held outside Las Vegas City Hall roughly 24 hours after a mass shooting left dozens dead and hundreds injured.
Retraction Of Oakland Police Warehouse Directive Raises QuestionsAn exclusive report from KPIX 5 Thursday on fallout from the Ghost Ship Fire has revealed what one Oakland city leader called a lack of leadership at city hall.
Professional Clowns Rally To 'Make Clowns Great Again' In San FranciscoProfessional clowns say they’re fed up of this creepy clown phenomenon that’s been fueled by hoaxes and social media, and a group of San Francisco clowns held a rally outside city hall to - quote - “Make Clowns Great Again.”