Gov. Brown Vetoes Bill Extending Bar Hours To 4 AMGov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have extended last call at bars and taverns in nine California cities, including San Francisco and Oakland, to 4 a.m.
San Jose Mayor, State Legislator Announce Net Neutrality BillSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo hosted state Senate President pro Tempore Kevin De Leon in a news conference outside City Hall Tuesday morning to introduce a new net neutrality bill.
California Lawmakers Eye Loopholes Around Fed Tax Deduction LimitsDemocrats in Sacramento are exploring ways to help Californians save money by creating a loophole around deduction limits that are part of the new federal tax law.
Nevada Among States Considering Proposals To Incorporate Obamacare Into State LawNevada lawmakers are taking up the first of a series of Democratic proposals aimed at copying Affordable Care Act policies into state law.
Bay Area Rent Control Propositions Restricted By Existing California LawFive Bay Area cities will be voting on whether to implement rent control in November, but a California law has long-restricted rent control statewide.
Billboards Target Sexual Harassment Of Third Shift JanitorsThe Bay Area janitorial labor union's message is clear – It’s time to end sexual harassment of female janitors who worked the overnight shift.
San Francisco Mayor Lee Announces Loan Program That Helps Non-Profits Acquire Buildings To Protect Low-Income Tenants From Displacement San Francisco is setting aside $3 million from the city’s affordable housing pool to protect low-income residents from being displaced from their apartments as part of a new non-profit loan program.
Oakland Keeping Extra $316K From Overpaid Parking Tickets, Despite State LawAn audit shows Oakland is keeping cash from overpaid parking tickets despite a state law requiring refunds.
San Francisco Sued Over Plastic Bag BanSan Francisco is being sued over its recently expanded ban on plastic bags.
South Bay Cities Ask Feds, State Clarify Medical Marijuana Regulation10 of the 15 cities within Santa Clara County have signed a resolution urging the legislative bodies to step up in this regard.
Feds Order California Pot Dispensaries To Shut Down Federal prosecutors have launched a crackdown on pot dispensaries in California, warning the stores that they must shut down in 45 days or face criminal charges and confiscation of their property even if they are operating legally under the state’s 15-year-old medical marijuana law.
Some Silicon Valley Businesses Call On Amazon To End Sales Tax FightSmall business owners in Silicon Valley are calling on Amazon and other online retailers to end their campaign against California’s new sales tax law.