Oakland Protesters Fear Proposed Bill Would Turn Violent Attacks On Asians Into 'Misdemeanors'Police were investigating another brazen robbery in Oakland's Chinatown Friday afternoon, and some fear this type of violence will become even more common if Senate Bill 82 passes.
Bay Area Leaders Push Back On Climate Plan's 60% Work From Home MandateSan Francisco Mayor London Breed and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo on Wednesday joined Bay Area state leaders in raising concerns about the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's Plan Bay Area 2050.
Newsom Signs 15 Housing Bills, Including Measure Inspired By 'Moms 4 Housing' ActivistsTenants, affordable housing groups and local governments will get first crack at buying foreclosed homes under a measure approved Monday by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Proposal Inspired By Oakland Moms 4 Housing Targets Vacant Homes To Tackle CrisisSen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, introduced a bill Wednesday that would allow local jurisdictions to use vacant single-family homes as affordable housing.
NCAA Board Approves Athlete Compensation For Image, LikenessThe NCAA took a major step Tuesday toward allowing college athletes to cash in on their fame, voting to permit them to "benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness."
Gov. Newsom Vetoes Bill Banning Early Morning Jail Inmate ReleaseGov. Gavin Newsom has vetoed a bill that would have stopped the release of California jail inmates during early morning hours.
Pac-12 Commissioner: Serious Concerns With California Law Paying Student AthletesPac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott has expressed serious concerns about a new law that would allow college athletes in California to hire agents and be compensated.
Around The Pac-12, Coaches Cautious About California Law On Paying Student-AthletesAlmost all of the league's coaches responded that they were taking a wait-and-see approach to the issue when asked about it.
Bay Area Athletes React To Newsom Signing Revolutionary College Sports BillBe it football, basketball or any other major college sport, athletic programs mean dollar signs for universities. Soon, student athletes will be able to cash in as well.
Newsom Signs Bill Letting College Athletes Make Money From Endorsements, Defying NCAACalifornia will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements, defying the NCAA and setting up a likely legal challenge that could reshape U.S. amateur sports.
College Athlete 'Fair Pay' Bill Goes To NewsomAthletes at California colleges could hire agents and sign endorsement deals under a bill the state Legislature sent to the governor Wednesday.
Student Athlete 'Fair Pay' Bill Passes CA Senate, NCAA Urges Newsom Not To Sign ItThe NCAA Board of Governors wants California Gov. Gavin Newsom to reject a new attempt to pay college athletes.
Assembly Advances Bill That Would Let College Athletes Make MoneyThe California Assembly has passed legislation to let college athletes make money, setting up a confrontation with the NCAA.
California Bars Elementary, Middle Schools From Suspending Students For 'Willful Defiance'California's elementary and middle school students won't be suspended for things like falling asleep in class or talking back to the teacher under a bill signed by the state's governor.
Bill Aiming To Increase California Housing Production Goes To Newsom's DeskA Bay Area lawmaker's bill aimed at increasing housing production amid the state's housing crisis cleared the legislature Friday and is headed to Gov. Gavin Newsom's desk.