Glover In Heated Re-Election Battle For Contra Costa District 5 Supervisors SeatIncumbent Contra Costa County District 5 Supervisor Federal Glover's final Board of Supervisors campaign is likely his most contentious, this time facing the longtime county assessor.
San Francisco Supervisor Battles Big Soda With New Round Of LegislationOn Monday, San Francisco's Land Use Committee will get its first look at three pieces of legislation, introduced by Supervisor Scott Wiener that would make it harder to get sugary drinks.
SF Supervisor Short 4 Votes In Call For Mission District Housing MoratoriumSan Francisco Supervisor David Campos and a coalition of activists are calling for a moratorium on the construction of market-rate housing in the City's Mission District.
San Francisco Supervisor Pushes For Task Force If Marijuana Legalized In 2016San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener is hoping to get approval to create a task force to help plan local policies if cannabis is legalized in the 2016 California election.
Planning Commission Recommends a 120 Night Per Year Hosting Cap On SF Airbnb RentalsSan Francisco's Planning Commission has recommended putting a cap on hosting short-term housing rentals to 120 nights a year in an amendment proposed by Mayor Ed Lee and Supervisor Mark Farrell.
Supervisor Jane Kim Leads Effort To Disarm San Francisco Muni’s Private Security GuardsSupervisor Jane Kim is leading an effort in San Francisco to disarm the private security guards who escort Muni fare box cash collectors, Critics say it would leave the Muni employees sitting ducks for robberies.
Disgraced Former Santa Clara Co. Supervisor Shirakawa Sentenced To Community Service On Fraud ChargesA Superior Court judge sentenced disgraced former Santa Clara County Superivsor George Shirakawa to 45 days community service for sending out a fraudulent campaign mailer in 2010.
Latest Count Shows Number Of San Mateo County Homeless Drops Significantly To 689San Mateo County leaders are exploring the possible reasons why there has been a significant drop in the number of homeless people on the Peninsula.
4 Officers Investigated For Exchanging Racist, Homophobic Texts With Convicted SFPD Mission District SupervisorThe texts were part a petition filed by federal prosecutors in the case of former SFPD Sgt. Ian Furminger.
Former Neighbor Suing Sonoma County Supervisor For $2.5M Following Alleged Peeping IncidentA woman has filed a civil lawsuit against Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo claiming he intended to sexually assault her when he showed up at her house in his socks and underwear in 2013.
San Francisco Supervisor Wants To Tax Property Owners Who Let Their Units Sit VacantA San Francisco Supervisor wants to tax out-of-town property owners who let their units sit vacant.
Contra Costa County’s Board Of Supervisors May Not Get 33 Percent Pay Raise After AllA 33-percent salary increase for the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors appears to be on its way out. As Board chair West County supervisor John Gioia assumed his new role in 2015.
San Francisco Tree Vandal Caught On Camera; Supervisor Calls For Stricter Law EnforcementOne San Francisco city supervisor, who’s irritated with vandalism in his district, has posted video of a tree vandal in action.
Victim ID’d In Fatal Tour-Bus Accident; SF City Hall Aware Pedestrian-Safety Measures Need ImprovementThe investigation continues into Thursday’s deadly crash in the crosswalk in front of San Francisco City Hall where a motorized-cable car ran over an accountant from the City Controller's Office.
Santa Clara Health Officials Step Up Efforts To Deal With Ebola As Precautionary MeasureHealth officials in Santa Clara County are stepping up efforts to detect the Ebola virus and prevent it from spreading after the first Ebola patient was diagnosed in the U.S. last week.