'Dreamers' Breathe Sigh Of Relief Now That Joe Biden Is President-ElectOne group of people who had everything riding on this election were not allowed to vote. They are the Dreamers--people who were brought to the United States as children, but are not U.S. citizens.
KPIX Vote Smart: Emboldened Bay Area Republicans No Longer Hide Their Support For President TrumpThe Bay Area has been a Democratic Party stronghold for a long time now, and that hasn’t changed with this election. But the presidency of Donald Trump has emboldened Republicans to speak out like never before.
COVID Update: Mixed Messaging, Claims Of A 'Cure' For COVID-19 Alarms Santa Clara Co. Health OfficialsRecent news coming from the White House on the coronavirus, with President Trump now saying he has been cured of the illness, is leading to confusion as we head into the critical Fall and Winter months.
First Trump-Biden Presidential Debate Devolves Into Interruptions, Name-CallingThe showdown between President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in the first presidential debate Tuesday quickly devolved into interruptions and name-calling as the two candidates went head-to-head on issues including the coronavirus crisis, the economy and the Supreme Court.
Democrats Officially Nominate Joe Biden To Take On Trump Democrats formally nominated Joe Biden as their candidate for president Tuesday night.
Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Attempt To Roll Back Health Care Protections For Transgender PeopleA federal judge blocked the Trump administration on Monday from enforcing a new regulation that would roll back health care protections for transgender people.
Santa Clara County, Chicago Lead Coalition to Defend LGBTQ Patient ProtectionsSanta Clara County and the City of Chicago filed an amicus curiae brief Friday on behalf of a coalition of 31 local governments defending the rights of LGBTQ people to access health care without fear of discrimination.
Lawsuit: Trump Still Blocks Twitter Critics After Court LossAn organization that successfully proved President Donald Trump violated the law when he blocked Twitter critics sued him anew on Friday, saying he continues to reject some accounts two years after losing in court.
Vandalism Of Black Lives Matter Sign Thrusts Quiet City Of Martinez Into Spotlight No One WantsThe quiet city of Martinez was suddenly thrust onto the national stage last week, when a video of two Trump supporters painting over a Black Lives Matter sign in front of the courthouse went viral, but it's a spotlight no one here wants.
Teacher Fears For Health, Safety After Trump Threatens To Defund Schools That Don't ReopenPresident Trump on Wednesday publicly pushed schools to reopen this fall even as COVID-19 cases surge across the country. The threat has some Bay Area teachers even more concerned about the health and safety of themselves and their students
University Of California To Sue Feds Over New COVID-19 Visa Policy Impacting International StudentsUniversity of California on Wednesday announced plans to sue the federal government over new rules requiring international college students to leave the U.S. unless they take some in-person classes during the pandemic.
SF Appeals Court Deals 2nd Blow To Trump Asylum PolicyThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals blocked a key U.S. policy to deny asylum to anyone who passes through another country without first seeking protection there, dealing it a second blow in less than a week.
More Than 500 Companies Join Facebook Ad Boycott 'Stop Hate For Profit'On Wednesday, more than 500 companies officially kicked off an advertising boycott intended to pressure Facebook into taking a stronger stand against hate speech. CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to meet with its organizers early next week.
Trump Extends Ban On Green Cards, Temporary Work Visas For Workers In Tech, Multinational FirmsThe Trump administration on Monday extended a ban on green cards issued outside the United States until the end of the year and added many temporary work visas to the freeze, including those used heavily by technology companies and multinational corporations.
Trump Expected To Sign Senate-Approved Fix For Small Business Coronavirus ReliefThe Senate on Wednesday passed legislation to make it easier for businesses struggling during the coronavirus pandemic to take advantage of a payroll subsidy program that’s been a central part of Washington’s response to the corresponding economic crisis.