Alameda Co. Lawmakers Ban Smoking In Multi-Unit Residences In Unincorporated AreasSmoking in multi-unit residents in Alameda County's Unincorporated Areas will be prohibited in July. The ban impacts the citie of Ashland, Cherryland, Castro Valley, San Lorenzo, Fairview, Hayward Acres, and Sunol.
California Lawmakers Debate Creation Of Nation's First Universal Health Care SystemCalifornia lawmakers on Tuesday will start debating whether to create the nation’s first universal health care system, a key measure of whether the proposal has the support to pass this year.
Rallies Planned Around Bay Area for Anniversary of January 6 Capitol RiotsThe one-year anniversary of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., will be remembered in at least a half-dozen Bay Area cities on Thursday, including Walnut Creek, Oakland, San Mateo, and San Francisco.
Nobel Peace Prize Winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu Dead at 90Desmond Tutu, South Africa’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning icon, an uncompromising foe of apartheid and a modern-day activist for racial justice and LGBT rights, died Sunday at 90.
Redistricting Based On Census Data May Give Latinos In Marin County More Political CloutAfter each new census, every county in California is obligated by law to re-evaluate its political districts. They just approved the new boundaries in Marin and it may result in more political clout for the county's Latinos.
Former SF Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru Agrees To Plea Guilty 'To A Staggering Amount Of Public Corruption' Mohammed Nuru, the key figure in a San Francisco City Hall Public Works scandal that has to led numerous convictions and imprisonments, has agreed to plead guilty to wire fraud, federal prosecutors announced on Friday.
KPIX 5's Elizabeth Cook Goes To The White House; Meets With First Lady Dr. Jill BidenKPIX 5 anchor Elizabeth Cook traveled to Washington this week for a one-to-one discussion with First Lady Jill Biden touching on a number of issues ranging from the battle with COVID to the infrastructure bill's impact on education to her family's first Christmas at the White House.
Bob Dole Dead at 98Bob Dole, who overcame disabling war wounds to become a sharp-tongued Senate leader from Kansas, a Republican presidential candidate and then a symbol and celebrant of his dwindling generation of World War II veterans, has died. He was 98.
CA Voter Support For Water Infrastructure Bill May Hang On The WeatherSignature-gathering has begun to place an initiative on the 2022 ballot that would force the Legislature to fund more water storage in California.
Interior Secretary Haaland Formally Declares "Squaw" a Derogatory Term, Takes Steps to End Federal UseU.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on Friday formally declared “squaw” a derogatory term and said she is taking steps to remove it from federal government use and to replace other derogatory place names.
Draft Political Maps Would Reshape Key California DistrictsNewly-released political maps from California’s redistricting commission would leave some members of Congress without a political home and others to face off against colleagues in their own party in the 2022 midterm elections.
Pelosi Delays Social Spending Bill; Plans Vote on InfrastructureTop Democrats abruptly postponed an expected House vote Friday on their 10-year, $1.85 trillion social and environment measure, as infighting between progressives and moderates once again sidetracked the pillar of President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda.
San Bruno to Hold Community Workshop on Redistricting EffortThe city of San Bruno is holding a community workshop Monday on the redistricting process for its City Council seats.
Pleasanton Teachers Rally After Failed Negotiation SessionPleasanton Unified School District teachers on the verge of a labor strike have been rallying at the school district offices in Pleasanton this week, most recently on Thursday following an unsuccessful negotiation session on Tuesday.
Pelosi Expects House to Pass Infrastructure Bill This WeekDemocratic lawmakers are facing a critical week on Capitol Hill as they seek to navigate internal divisions that could endanger Pres. Biden's domestic policy agenda, all while staring down a fast-approaching deadline to avoid a lapse in government funding before the month's end.