2012 Elections: News, Analysis, Videos, and Breaking on the Presidential Election, Local Elections, and More

2012 Elections: News, Analysis, Videos, and Breaking on the Presidential Election, Local Elections, and More

Complete coverage of the 2012 election

Nov 7, 2012

Bay Area Reaction to Obama Victory

Bay Area Reaction to Obama Victory

Bay Area Democrats celebrated in San Francisco on Tuesday night after hearing that President Barack Obama had been re-elected.

Nov 7, 2012

Solano County Election Results

Solano County Election Results

Solano County voters approved sales tax increases in Fairfield, Vacaville and Rio Vista in Tuesday's election.

Nov 7, 2012

San Francisco Election Results

San Francisco Election Results

San Francisco voters appear to have approved a ballot measure to overhaul the city's business tax system, as well as a parcel tax to fund City College and a bond measure to renovate city parks.

Nov 7, 2012

How Obama Won Four More Years

How Obama Won Four More Years

The president won the votes of racial minorities by a landslide — 93 percent of black, 73 percent of Asians and 71 percent of Latinos, up from 67 percent four years ago.

Nov 7, 2012

Condoms-in-Porn Initiative on Track to Pass

Condoms-in-Porn Initiative on Track to Pass

Measure B presented LA voters with the latest opportunity to require adult film actors to wear prophylactics during on-screen vaginal or anal intercourse.

Jan 4, 2013

Anti-Death Penalty Prop. 34 Defeated

Anti-Death Penalty Prop. 34 Defeated

The latest effort to abolish the death penalty in California lost Tuesday night, with results showing that more than half of the voters wanted to keep capital punishment.

Nov 7, 2012

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Wins 4th Term

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Wins 4th Term

It came as no surprise, but Dianne Feinstein was re-elected Tuesday to her fourth sixth-term seat as U.S. senator representing California.

Jan 4, 2013

Out-of-State Tax Rule Measure Prop. 39 Results Come In

Out-of-State Tax Rule Measure Prop. 39 Results Come In

Proposition 39, a ballot measure that would require multi-state businesses to base their income tax liability on the percentage of their sales in California, according to the official ballot summary.

Nov 6, 2012

Millions Vote in California On Election Day

Millions Vote in California On Election Day

After months of hard campaigning by candidates and weeks of negative ads funded by record political spending, millions of California voters are finally having their say.

Nov 7, 2012

Mayor Chuck Reed On SJ Wage, Rose Herrera

Mayor Chuck Reed On SJ Wage, Rose Herrera

Early Wednesday morning, San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed comments on his disappointment that the minimum wage hike passed and his pleasure that Rose Hererra won her city council seat again. Bob Redell reports.

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Uber Driver Accused of Battery on Passenger: Report

Uber Driver Accused of Battery on Passenger: Report

San Francisco police cited an UberX driver over the weekend for allegedly pulling a female passenger out of his vehicle and throwing her phone into the street, according to reports.

Berkeley Mulls Law Banning Landlords From Pet Restrictions

Berkeley Mulls Law Banning Landlords From Pet Restrictions

Berkeley's city council is considering a first-of-its-kind law barring landlords from restricting pets.

Death Threat Made to Daughter of Prop. 46 Co-Author

Death Threat Made to Daughter of Prop. 46 Co-Author

The co-author of a California ballot proposition says he will continue to support the initiative despite receiving a death threat against his young daughter.

Is Bloom Energy Greenwashing the Public?

Is Bloom Energy Greenwashing the Public?

Claims by critics, information from public agencies and a data analysis by the Investigative Unit show that fuel cells made by Sunnyvale-based Bloom Energy may not be performing as well as promised,...

Willow Glen Window Smasher Strikes Again

Willow Glen Window Smasher Strikes Again

Someone has been shattering windows in San Jose’s upscale Willow Glen neighborhood for the last few months.

500 Lbs. of Meth Seized in Calif.-Mexican Cartel Bust: AG

500 Lbs. of Meth Seized in Calif.-Mexican Cartel Bust: AG

A total of 22 people were arrested and 500 pounds of methamphetamine were seized in a drug trafficking ring linked to Mexico's Sinaloa Federation drug cartel, law enforcement officials announced on Monday.