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California Governor Releases Record-High $108B State Budget

California Governor Releases Record-High $108B State Budget

California Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled a record-high spending plan for the Golden State on Tuesday, proposing to... Watch »

May 14, 2014
First Openly-Gay Female Speaker Joins CA Assembly

First Openly-Gay Female Speaker Joins CA Assembly

San Diego Democrat Toni Atkins, whose Appalachian roots have given her a powerful affinity for the plight of... Watch »

May 13, 2014
Rules Proposed for Immigrant Calif. Driver's License

Rules Proposed for Immigrant Calif. Driver's License

California on Friday proposed requiring immigrants in the country illegally to present foreign... Read »

May 10, 2014
The Interview: Congressman George Miller

The Interview: Congressman George Miller

He's one of the longest serving Congressmen in history, but after nearly 40 years, California Congressman... Watch »

May 9, 2014
Bay Area Incumbents Stand Alone

Bay Area Incumbents Stand Alone

Incumbents in 26 of 37 major local offices have no opposition. NBC Bay Area's political analyst Larry... Watch »

May 5, 2014
President Obama to Attend Fundraiser in Mountain View

President Obama to Attend Fundraiser in Mountain View

President Barack Obama is coming to the Bay Area Thursday to attend a fundraiser at the headquarters... Read »

May 4, 2014
10 Things to Know for the California Primary

10 Things to Know for the California Primary

Your look at the top issues in California's June 3 primary election. Read »

May 5, 2014
Fla. Congressman Accuses Wife of Bigamy

Fla. Congressman Accuses Wife of Bigamy

A Florida congressman is accusing his wife of bigamy in divorce papers. U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson said in papers filed... Read »

Apr 29, 2014

"Vapers" Vent as NYC E-Cig Ban Takes Effect

A law in New York City making "electronic cigarettes" subject to the same regulations as tobacco is taking... Read »

Apr 29, 2014
Larry Gerston on California Government Integrity

Larry Gerston on California Government Integrity

Last Thursday, the California Fair Political Practices Commission upheld a $40,000 fine against Republican... Watch »

Apr 28, 2014
Calif. Bill Bans Smoking at All Times in Home Day Cares

Calif. Bill Bans Smoking at All Times in Home Day Cares

Smoking in home day care centers, even after the kids have left, may soon be illegal. Read »

Apr 28, 2014
Political Experts Gather in Bay Area to Examine Primary System

Political Experts Gather in Bay Area to Examine Primary System

Political experts gathered Friday at the University of California, Berkeley to examine why the top-two... Watch »

Apr 25, 2014
Hillary Clinton Calls for More Russia Sanctions

Hillary Clinton Calls for More Russia Sanctions

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she believes the outcome of the standoff in Ukraine will be a bad one... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
Rand Paul Touts GOP Principles in Chicago

Rand Paul Touts GOP Principles in Chicago

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said voters in perennial Democratic strongholds such as Chicago and Milwaukee will... Read »

Apr 22, 2014
Bill Would Make Pharmacy Syringe Sales Permanent

Bill Would Make Pharmacy Syringe Sales Permanent

A bill to allow Californians to buy an unlimited number of syringes without a prescription is making its way through... Read »

Apr 21, 2014
Who is Likely to Vote on June 3 Primary?

Who is Likely to Vote on June 3 Primary?

With the June 3 California primary upon us, some of us will be more likely to vote than Watch »

Apr 20, 2014
Obama Returning to CA for Los Altos, Palo Alto Fundraisers

Obama Returning to CA for Los Altos, Palo Alto Fundraisers

President Barack Obama will be returning to the Bay Area next month for a fundraising trip, Democratic... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Meet the Woman Accused of Hurling a Shoe at Hillary

Meet the Woman Accused of Hurling a Shoe at Hillary

Who would throw a shoe at Hillary Clinton mid-speech at an industry conference? An Arizona woman named Alison Ernst,... Read »

Apr 11, 2014
Woman Hurls Shoe at Hillary Clinton During Speech

Woman Hurls Shoe at Hillary Clinton During Speech

A woman is in custody after hurling what she said was a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas —... Watch »

Apr 10, 2014
In SF, Hillary Clinton Says She's

In SF, Hillary Clinton Says She's "Thinking" About 2016 Run

Hillary Clinton appears to be inching closer to an decision on whether she'll run for Watch »

Apr 9, 2014
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