The new frontrunner in Iowa is trying to cement his surge in the polls as a who's-who of Democrats gather in Long Beach this weekend. Cristy Fajardo reports. (11-17-19)
Buttigieg Grabs Top Spot, Harris Plummets in Iowa Polls as California Democrats ConveneThe new frontrunner in Iowa is trying to cement his surge in the polls as a who's-who of Democrats gather in Long Beach this weekend. Cristy Fajardo reports. (11-17-19)
East Bay City Leaders Join Forces To Save Alta Bates HospitalCity leaders in Contra Costa and Alameda counties joined forces to try and save Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley. Da Lin reports that closing the hospital could pose health risks for nearby residents.
Former Ambassador To Ukraine Testifies In Impeachment InquiryDuring the testimony by former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, President Trump tweeted disparaging remarks that were interpreted by Democrats as witness intimidation. (11/15/19)
Bernie Sanders Makes Campaign Stop in OaklandBernie Sanders drew big crowds in Oakland Friday as he kicked off a 3-day swing in the Golden State. Andria Borba reports. (11-15-19)
Speier Demands Benefits For Filipino War Heroes Who Fought With U.S. In World War IIRep. Jackie Speier met with Filipino war heroes on Veterans' Day, saying those who fought alongside Americans in World War II should receive benefits. (11/12/19)
Swalwell: Trump Ran 'Extortion Scheme' on Ukraine PresidentBay Area Congressman Eric Swalwell said Sunday that lawmakers have amassed enough evidence from current and former administration officials to prove Pres. Trump participated in an "extortion scheme" to pressure the Ukrainian government. (11-10-19)
Boudin Celebrates Victory After Winning Race For SF District AttorneyChesa Boudin celebrated his election victory in the race to become SF's District Attorney,. As Betty Yu reports, he was the most progressive candidate on the ballot focusing on reform over incarceration.
Calls For A Crackdown On Crime In San Francisco's Federal PlazaA San Francisco supervisor is calling for a crackdown on crime in the city's Federal Plaza. Devin Fehely tells us the federal government may step in.
West Contra Costa Co. Still Needs Emergency Room After 2015 Shutdown Of Doctors Medical CenterThere are new demands to bring a hospital to West Contra Costa County. Wilson Walker explains the area has been without an emergency room since Doctors Medical Center was shut down in 2015.
Will He or Won't He? Bloomberg Said to Be Set to Enter Race for PresidentMichael Bloomberg is taking new steps toward running for president in 2020. (11-8-19)
Friday Developments in the Impeachment InquiryTestimony from President Trump's former Russia adviser, Fiona Hill, and Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman have brought the Ukraine scandal to the president's top aide. Bofta Yimam reports. (11-8-19)
San Francisco DA Race Between Loftus, Boudin Too Close To CallThe race for San Francisco District Attorney between Suzy Loftus and Chesa Boudin remained too close to call early Wednesday, with Loftus leading by only a few hundred votes in ranked-choice voting. Jakcie Ward reports. (11/6/19)
High Turnout At Orinda City Council Over Short-Term Rental ConcernsCity leaders discussed Orinda's short-term rental policy late into the night after hearing from dozens of residents during public comment. The meeting was held at the Library Auditorium and there was an overflow room. Betty Yu reports. (11-5-2019)
Early Returns Show Breed Leading Big In SF Mayor Race: DA Race Neck And NeckIncumbent Mayor London Breed looks poised for re-election after early returns Tuesday. But the focus of Tuesday's election was the city's district attorney race, which was a tight contest at 10 p.m. Joe Vazquez reports. (11-5-2019)
Mayor Breed, District Attorney, Among Major Decisions Facing SF Voters On Election DayOn Election Day, San Francisco mayor London Breed was seeking her first full term, and several candidates were vying to be the city's next District Attorney. Wilson Walker looks at what's at stake in these two key races.
Zuckerberg Hosts 'No Holds Barred' Dinner With Civil Rights Leaders At Palo Alto HomeFacebook's CEO hosted a delegation of civil rights leaders at his Palo Alto property. Attendees agreed not to discuss specifics of the meeting. One advocate brought up anti-Muslim hate speech on the platform to Zuckerberg. Kiet Do reports. (11-5-2019)
Plan To Build More Affordable Housing In San Jose Under FireA plan to encourage developers to build more affordable housing in San Jose is under fire. Devin Fehely shows us why a compromise on rent control is getting backlash from all sides.
Apple Announces $2.5 Billion Plan To Help Calkfornia's Housing CrisisApple announced on Monday it will spend $2.5 billion to help with the state's housing crisis. Kiet Do reports from San Jose, where one projects backed by Apple, could go up.
SJ's Plans To Preserve Coyote Valley For Open Space Instead Of Urban SprawlSan Jose has decided what to do with the last big chunk of open land in Coyote Valley. As Len Ramirez tells us, this land was a longtime target for developers, but this time the wildlife has won.
Democratic Candidates Converge on Iowa for Important Campaign WeekendThe leading Democrats vying for their party's presidential nomination appeared before thousands of cheering Iowa activists at a raucous event kicking off the three-month sprint to the first-in-the-nation caucuses. Maria Medina reports. (11-1-19)
Pelosi Says Congress Couldn't Ignore Duty to Investigate Impeaching TrumpFor the fourth time in history Congress will begin impeachment hearings against a sitting U.S. president. Maria Medina reports. (10-31-19)
Zuckerberg Grilled By Lawmakers While Defending Libra Cryptocurrency PlanFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was trying to get the blessing of House lawmakers Wednesday before rolling out the Libra currency in 2020. While they had him in the hot seat, lawmakers grilled and lectured him about other issues. Kiet Do reports. (10-23-2019)
Caltrans, San Jose Building Tiny Homes For Homeless People Next To Berryessa BART StationCaltrans and the City of San Jose are building a group of tiny homes for homeless residents in a neighborhood that's enjoying a renaissance. Devin Fehely tells us it is right next to the city's new Berryessa BART station. Deve
SF Mayoral Candidate Behind Political Billboard Attacking London Breed Not Backing DownA political billboard attacking San Francisco Mayor London Breed is being called 'insensitive and racist.' As Devin Fehely tells us, the candidate responsible for the ad isn't backing down.