Vice President-Elect Harris Invites Oakland Restaurateur to InaugurationDerreck Johnson, founder of the Home of Chicken & Waffles restaurant in Oakland, is packing his bags for a trip to Washington D.C. He grew up with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
Menlo Park Small Business Suffers Backlash Over Staffer's Attendance at Trump DC RallyA Menlo Park shop run by a woman who attended the Trump rally on Wednesday in Washington D.C. is facing financial backlash.
Capitol Siege: Man Photographed Sitting Behind Pelosi's Desk During Riot Arrested In ArkansasThe man photographed sitting at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's desk during the capitol riots has been arrested in Arkansas, according to federal authorities.
Bay Area Social Justice Activist Calls Out Discrimination in Capitol Police Riot TacticsIn the Bay Area, local activists can’t stop thinking about how the law enforcement response at the U.S. Capitol would’ve been very different if it had been a Black Lives Matter protest.
Danville Trump Supporter Describes Protest In Washington D.C.Trump supporters from the Bay Area were at Wednesday’s protest in Washington D.C. Dave, from the East Bay, described what happened when things turned violent.
UPDATE: Twitter Makes Inflammatory Trump Tweets 'Unavailable,' Temporarily Locks AccountAfter making several of President Donald Trump's inflammatory tweets "unavailable" after his supporters overran Capitol Hill Wednesday, local social media giant Twitter temporarily locked the president's account.
Gov. Newsom Cancels COVID-19 Update, Condemns Storming Of U.S. Capitol As 'Reprehensible'Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday postponed a planned update on the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, saying it was "cancelled out of an abundance of caution to Governor’s Office staff."
Sister Of Federal Guard Killed In Oakland Tells Congress "He Did Not Deserve To Die"The sister of a federal security guard who was ambushed in a hail of bullets during a night of intense protests and unrest in Oakland, gave an emotional testimony before Congress, on Wednesday.
Beleagured E-Cigarette Maker Juul Moving Headquarters From San Francisco To D.C.E-cigarette maker Juul Labs is moving its headquarters from San Francisco to Washington D.C., according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Walnut Creek Congressman DeSaulnier Out Of Intensive CareRep. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Walnut Creek, who has been sick with pneumonia and in an intensive care unit since last month, was moved out of intensive care Monday, his office and sons announced.
Fed Slashes Interest Rates To Near Zero To Prop Up Economy Amid Coronavirus FearsThe Federal Reserve took emergency action Sunday and slashed its benchmark interest rate by a full percentage point to nearly zero and announced it would purchase $700 billion in Treasury and mortgage-backed securities to encourage lending to try to offset the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Hundreds Gather At Memorial To Honor East Bay Congresswoman Ellen TauscherHundreds of heads of state, friends and family members gathered at a memorial service to honor former East Bay Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher, in Washington D.C.
Twitter CEO Says Company Isn't Biased, Wants Healthy DebateTwitter's CEO says the company is not biased against Republicans or Democrats and is working on ways to ensure that debate is healthier on its platform.
In Public Spat, Trump Taunts Sessions, AG Doesn't Keep QuietPresident Donald Trump renewed his verbal attacks on his attorney general Wednesday, describing as "disgraceful" his handling of Republican complaints that the FBI abused its surveillance power during the early stages of the Russia investigation.
House Passes Bill To Keep Government OpenThe House has passed a temporary government-wide funding bill that would avert a government shutdown this weekend.