San Francisco Mayor Breed Says Proposition H Could Take Effect Earlier Than Jan. 1A city measure aimed at helping small businesses that was approved by more than 60 percent of San Francisco voters during this month's elections could take effect earlier than Jan. 1, Mayor London Breed said Thursday.
Lyft CEO John Zimmer On Future Of Gig Economy In Wake Of Prop 22 VictorySan Francisco Bay Area ride-share giant Lyft scored a major victory when California voters passed Proposition 22, allowing app-based companies to treat drivers as contractors instead of employees and saving the company from what many anticipated would be crippling expenses.
East Contra Costa Election Results: Incumbents Fall In Antioch, Brentwood, Oakley, PittsburgShifting attitudes on local police reform, development, homelessness and other issues combined to end the public service of a number of officials in Antioch, Pittsburg, Brentwood and Oakley in the wake of the November election.
Chan Declares Victory In Tight District 1 Supervisors Race In San FranciscoSan Francisco District 1 Supervisor-elect Connie Chan declared victory Monday, following a close race that saw her beat out her opponent Marjan Philhour by just 134 votes, according to the latest election results.
BIDEN-HARRIS: Local Legal Experts Critical Of President Trump's Threatened Challenge To Election Results President Donald Trump continued to call “mail-in balloting a hoax” on Twitter Sunday night, but over the weekend the lead of Democratic challengers former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris grew in Pennsylvania in the wake of their victory in the 2020 election.
Prospective Vice President Harris Set To Break Multiple BarriersDepending on the final outcome of this rollercoaster election, Kamala Harris is poised to become the first woman to reach the office of Vice President when all the votes are counted.
Most San Francisco Supervisor Races Confirmed, At Least One Too Close To CallRaces for most San Francisco district supervisors appear to be confirmed while at least one remains too close to call, according to the latest election results released Thursday.
Bay Area Registrars Praise Early Voting For Making Election Day SmootherWhile ballots were still being counted the day after Election Day, experts said more people voted in California in the 2020 election than ever.
San Francisco Voters Approve Tax Hikes Targeting Big Business, LandlordsSan Francisco voters concerned about economic disparity have overwhelmingly approved several tax measures targeting landlords and big businesses whose CEOs earn far more than their average workers.
'It Kind Of Hurts My Heart' - Bay Area Democrats Watch Election Vote Count With Anxiety, HopeOn the day after Election Day, some Bay Area Democrats say they are in a state of heightened anxiety, combined with disappointment and hopelessness as they wait for a final result.
Uber, Lyft-Backed State Ballot Measure Passes; Gig Economy Business Model Remains Intact; Drivers Independent ContractorsThere was much celebrating at the San Francisco Bay Area headquarters of ride share giants Uber and Lyft early Wednesday as a ballot measure they bankrolled to the tune of $200 million was approved by California voters, leaving their gig economy business model in place and their drivers independent contractors.
What Do Election Results Mean For A Second Stimulus Package?Today's stock market gains come despite all the election uncertainty, but may suggest optimism for a second stimulus package down the line.
California Propositions: Voters Reject Measure To Expand Statewide Rent Control; Opponents Claimed Prop 21 Would 'Worsen State's Housing Crisis' There has been no bigger issue in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the state since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic than rent control. On Tuesday, voters soundly rejected a state ballot measure that have would let local officials expand those protections.
Election 2020: Split Decisions On Lowering Voting Age To 16 In San Francisco, OaklandIt was a night of split decisions Tuesday night when it came to lowering the voting age in the state and in San Francisco and Oakland.
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.