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.
Al Fresco Tables In Streets May Give North Beach Restaurants More Breathing SpaceNorth Beach restaurant and businesses say they need breathing room in the era of COVID-19 social distancing and the North Beach Business Association has voted unanimously to do just that.
City Leaders Vote To Oust Antioch Planning Commissioner Caught Up In COVID-19 Comment ControversyThe Antioch City Council voted unanimously to fire the chair of the Planning Commission who said COVID-19 is nature's way of taking out the homeless, the weak, and the old and it should be allowed to happen.
House Votes To Impeach President Trump For Abuse Of Power, Obstruction Of CongressThe House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors, accusing him of betraying the country for his own political benefit and recommending the Senate remove him from office.
No Party Preference Voters Allowed To Vote In California Democratic Primary On 'Super Tuesday'California voters who have not registered with a political party will be allowed to vote in the 2020 Democratic Party primary, state officials announced Monday.
SFMTA Board Approves Plan Eliminating Private Vehicles From Market StreetThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's Board of Directors will vote on Tuesday on the city's Better Market Street Project, which would prohibit most vehicles from driving on Market Street in the city's downtown area.
California Assembly Passes Amendment To Allow 17-Year-Olds To VoteCalifornia may join many other states in allowing 17-year-olds to vote in primary and special elections, if they will turn 18 before the following general election.
BART Asks Residents About Potential Bike-Pedestrian Bridge At Antioch StationBART officials are exploring the idea of building a bicycle-pedestrian bridge at the Antioch station to improve access, and the transit agency is seeking input from residents in the area to gauge interest.
Monday Is Last Day To Register Online To Vote In June 5 Statewide PrimaryMonday is the last day to register online to vote in the June 5 statewide primary election.