California Voters To Review Criminal Justice, Bail ReformsCalifornia voters will consider rolling back a host of criminal justice changes in what amounts to a referendum on whether the progressive state has become too lenient.
California’s Prop 21 Would Let Cities Expand Rent ControlCalifornians will vote on whether to let cities expand rent control as the state grapples with soaring housing costs and a dire need for more home construction.
Californians To Vote On Racial, Gender Preference ProgramsA California with vastly different political preferences and demographics is voting on whether to allow affirmative action in public hiring, contracting and college admissions — nearly a quarter century after voters outlawed programs that give preference based on race and gender.
California Voters Weigh In Again On Care At Dialysis ClinicsCalifornia voters will again weigh in on the quality of care dialysis clinics provide to about 80,000 people in the state with kidney failure.
California On Track To Ban Flavored Tobacco ProductsThe California Assembly passed a flavored tobacco ban on Monday. The ban faces one more vote in the Senate before heading to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk.
Rule Change Allows CA Lawmakers At Risk For COVID-19 To Vote Without Being PresentThe California Assembly changed its rules on Monday to let lawmakers at high risk for the coronavirus vote on bills without being present in the chamber.
Bay Area Election Workers Prepare for Historically High Absentee VotingPres. Trump is standing by his suggestion that the election should be delayed because of his unsubstantiated claims regarding the security of mail-in voting. As KPIX reports, Bay Area election workers say they're ready for anything.
SF Supes Approve Ban On City Profiting From Jail Inmate Phone Calls, ServicesSan Francisco Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a measure permanently banning the city from profiting off jail inmates and their families via services such as phone calls and commissary items.
San Jose Council Votes To Put ‘Strong Mayor’ Proposal On November BallotA measure to reform the city of San Jose's campaign finance and conflict-of-interest laws, increase the mayor's power and add two years to current Mayor Liccardo's term will be on the November ballot after a city council vote.
Santa Clara County Supervisors Approve Racism As Public Health Crisis Resolution, Police ReformsThe Santa Clara Board of Supervisors on Tuesday afternoon unanimously approved a resolution declaring racism as a public health crisis, according to Supervisor Dave Cortese.
CA Lawmakers Approve $54.3 Billion Budget With No Cuts To Schools, HealthcareFacing an estimated $54.3 billion budget deficit because of the coronavirus, California lawmakers on Monday approved a state spending plan.