Oakland Hires Back Laid Off CopsThat's part of the deal that passed the City Council, but the hiring will barely keep pace with the attrition rate on the police force.
Richmond Graffiti Artists Challenge City Hall, Mural Gets Re-PaintedRichmond high school graffiti artists are changing some adults' perceptions about what may not normally be considered art as they prevailed in City Hall in their challenge of a violation.
Call For Gun Clip Ban Ahead Of SF 101 California Shooting AnniversarySan Francisco officials are calling for a renewal of a ban on handgun clips, this as the anniversary of the worst mass shooting in San Francisco history approaches.
North Bay Congresswoman Woolsey Announces RetirementTen-term Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey announced Monday afternoon she is retiring at the end of her current term.
San Francisco Cable Car Line Back In OperationThe California Street cable car line will be back on track Monday morning after a six-month shutdown for repairs, according to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.
Police: SF Murals Made By Child Porn Suspect Had Offensive TilesSan Francisco police and school authorities are removing dozens of tiles installed by a child pornography suspect from schoolyard murals because they are potentially offensive.
Brown Stays Determined As Arrows Fly In Budget BattleCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown is still determined to give voters a chance to decide whether to extend tax increases to balance the state's budget.
Controller Halts Pay For California LawmakersCalifornia's state controller on Tuesday halted paychecks for state lawmakers, saying their recently-submitted budget plan to Gov. Jerry Brown was not balanced as required by law.
Brown Vetoes California Budget Passed By DemocratsGov. Jerry Brown has vetoed the Democratic budget plan approved Wednesday in the Legislature, restarting talks over how to close California’s $9.6 billion deficit.
Democrats Approve California Budget Bills As Deadline NearsDemocrats who control California's Legislature began passing a series of budget bills Wednesday without Republican votes.
Judge Questions Prop. 8 Supporters Over Bid To Nullify RulingA federal judge in San Francisco said Monday he hopes to rule quickly on a bid by sponsors of Proposition 8 to have him nullify another judge’s decision overturning the ban on same-sex marriage.
Recent California Transplant Gets Taste Of Presidential Politics In New HampshireThere isn't much evidence of it here in California, but the 2012 presidential campaign is in full swing now, with more Republican candidates throwing their hats in the ring every day.
CHP Institutes Three-Pronged Crackdown For Holiday WeekendDon't text behind the wheel, don't drive drunk, and buckle up - consider yourself warned this holiday weekend, by the California Highway Patrol.
Giants' Posey Suffers Broken Leg, Torn Ligaments, Possibly Out For YearBuster Posey has fractured a bone in his lower left leg and could be out for the season, delivering a potentially devastating blow to the San Francisco Giants.
Palo Alto-Based Tesla Motors Ramps Up ProductionAs more and more consumers become interested in electric vehicles, Tesla Motors in Palo Alto is hoping to lead the foray into the next wave of cars.