Analysis: Newsom Landslide Provides Little Reassurance for Democrats in 2022Democrats crushed Republicans in Tuesday's California recall election of Gov. Gavin Newsom, helped by the solid, statewide approval of Pres. Biden and his policies. That is not the case in battleground states where Democratic candidates face steep competition.
California Recall: Biden Says Results 'A Resounding Win' For Newsom's Pandemic Response, Vaccine RequirementsPresident Joe Biden on Wednesday called the results of California's recall vote "a resounding win" for Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom's approach to the Covid-19 pandemic.
President Biden Journeys To California; Newsom Recall Support; Wildfire Damage Tour On AgendaFor the first time since his election, President Joe Biden boarded Air Force One Monday to head to California for a tour of the devastation left in the wake of the Caldor Fire and give support to Gov. Gavin Newsom, who faces a recall election on Tuesday.
San Mateo County Supervisor Urges President to Stop Meat 'Price Fixing,' Aid Small ProducersThe soaring price of meat is hitting Bay Area residents square in their pocketbooks and a San Mateo County supervisor Saturday asked President Biden to help small local butchers and stop alleged "price fixing" by large meat packers in hopes of lowering prices.
President Biden Announces New Federal COVID Vaccine Mandate For Private CompaniesPresident Biden announced the most sweeping COVID-19 vaccine requirements yet on Thursday, including a requirement that all employees at companies with at least 100 employees be vaccinated or undergo regular testing. The White House estimates that change alone will affect more than 80 million workers.
California Recall: President Joe Biden To Rally For Newsom In Final Hours Before Election DayPresident Joe Biden will visit California on Monday to rally with Gov. Gavin Newsom, in an effort to bolster last minute support for the governor ahead of Tuesday's recall election.
Feds Requests Information On How Tesla Autopilot Responds to Emergency VehiclesThe federal highway safety agency requested detailed information this week from Tesla on how the car company’s Autopilot system detects and responds to emergency vehicles parked on highways.
Afghan Community In Fremont's Little Kabul Rallies to Support RefugeesAs thousands of people desperately try to leave Afghanistan, Bay Area Afghans are desperate for news on their loved ones. In Fremont's Little Kabul, there is a commitment here to help in every way possible.
Biden Defends Afghanistan Withdrawal: "I Stand Squarely Behind My Decision"President Biden said he "stands squarely by his decision" and the "buck stops" with him Monday, addressing the nation for the first time since the government collapsed to the Taliban.
President Biden Touts Senate Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure BillPresident Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris hailed the Senate passage of a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, which came after months of intense negotiations between the White House and a group of bipartisan lawmakers.
Facebook Asks Recusal Of FTC Head In Antitrust Case DecisionFacebook is asking that the new head of the Federal Trade Commission step away from decisions on whether to continue the agency's antitrust case against the social network giant.
Biden Denounces '21st Century Jim Crow Assault' on Voting AccessPresident Joe Biden on Tuesday denounced efforts by lawmakers in Republican-led states to impose new restrictions on voting, decrying their efforts as a "21st century Jim Crow assault."
FEMA Awards Sonoma County $37 Million To Help Mitigate Wildfire RisksSonoma County will receive a $37 million grant from the federal government to help pay for costs related to wildfire risk reduction, President Joe Biden announced Tuesday.
President Biden Announces Bipartisan Deal On $1 Trillion Infrastructure PlanA group of bipartisan senators announced an agreement on a framework for an infrastructure proposal on Wednesday evening, even as the White House and congressional Democrats continue to pursue two tracks in passing President Biden's multi-trillion dollar plan.
EPA Stops Fighting Court Order, Will Find Way To Close Loopholes For Asbestos UsageThe EPA said this week that it is going to work to stop allowing asbestos to be used for any kind of application in the United States.