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California Governor Vetoes Key Ethics Bills
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California Governor Vetoes Key Ethics Bills

After a series of scandals involving lawmakers, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg called the action "an opportunity missed. Read »

56 minutes ago
Feds to Help Fight Crime in Oakland, Richmond

Feds to Help Fight Crime in Oakland, Richmond

Ongoing efforts to reduce high crime rates in Oakland and Richmond will be helped by a new federal initiative... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags

California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic Read »

Sep 30, 2014
SF Court Workers Vote to Strike Over Stalled Contract

SF Court Workers Vote to Strike Over Stalled Contract

The union that represents court workers in San Francisco voted on Monday to strike over their stalled... Watch »

4 hours ago
San Jose Mayor Candidates Battle Over Public Safety

San Jose Mayor Candidates Battle Over Public Safety

Fiscal responsibility is taking on a safety-first message in the race for San Jose mayor. Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
SF Court Workers Casting Votes on Whether to Strike

SF Court Workers Casting Votes on Whether to Strike

Dozens of San Francisco court workers rallied outside the city's Civic Center Courthouse Wednesday afternoon to cast... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Gov. Brown Signs Bill for Lawyers for Immigrant Kids

Gov. Brown Signs Bill for Lawyers for Immigrant Kids

Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed into law a bill to fund lawyers for unaccompanied minors in... Read »

Sep 28, 2014
Calif. Gov. Brown Blocks Expulsion for Willful Defiance

Calif. Gov. Brown Blocks Expulsion for Willful Defiance

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law to prevent California schools from expelling students for... Read »

Sep 28, 2014
San Jose Mayoral Candidates Debate at Mitty High School

San Jose Mayoral Candidates Debate at Mitty High School

With slightly more than a month until Election Day, San Jose voters Saturday morning got a chance to hear from both... Read »

Sep 27, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown Approves Two Domestic Violence Bills

Gov. Jerry Brown Approves Two Domestic Violence Bills

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday that he has signed into law a pair of bills designed to increase protections... Read »

Sep 28, 2014
Groundhog Dies After Escaping NYC Mayor's Grip

Groundhog Dies After Escaping NYC Mayor's Grip

Her shadow was one of the last things she saw. The groundhog that escaped Mayor Bill de Blasio's grasp during this... Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
Examining Sen. Barbara Boxer's Potential Fifth Term

Examining Sen. Barbara Boxer's Potential Fifth Term

Will she or won't she? That's what political insiders are asking about California Watch »

Sep 24, 2014
Fong Aide Steps Down Amidst Racist Email Allegations

Fong Aide Steps Down Amidst Racist Email Allegations

The San Jose City Council election is just over a month away. Wednesday, there was a significant shakeup in one... Watch »

Sep 24, 2014
Group to Begin Raising Cash for 2016 Marijuana Ballot Measure

Group to Begin Raising Cash for 2016 Marijuana Ballot Measure

The nation's largest marijuana policy advocacy group said it will begin raising funds for a ballot measure in... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Former Va. Senator

Former Va. Senator "Seriously Looking" at White House Run

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb said Tuesday he is "seriously looking" at a possible presidential run... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Insurance Company Regulation, Medical Malpractice Ballot Propositions on Brink of Defeat

Insurance Company Regulation, Medical Malpractice Ballot...

Two major state ballot propositions on insurance company regulation and medical malpractice were once viewed... Watch »

Sep 21, 2014
Gov. Brown Vetoes Diaper Changing-Station Bills

Gov. Brown Vetoes Diaper Changing-Station Bills

Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a pair of bills that would have made diaper changing stations available in both... Read »

Sep 21, 2014
Politicians Demand Probe Into CPUC

Politicians Demand Probe Into CPUC

California State Senator Jerry Hill is demanding the state‚Äôs top law enforcement official open a... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty Again

Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty Again

A federal jury unanimously found former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland guilty on all seven counts in a... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
Boxer Points to Early Next Year for Big Decision

Boxer Points to Early Next Year for Big Decision

California Sen. Barbara Boxer is indicating that she will announce early next year whether she will seek a... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
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