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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

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Winners: SJ Mininum Wage, Councilwoman Rose Herrera

Winners: SJ Mininum Wage, Councilwoman Rose Herrera

There were two big winners in San Jose following Election Day: Workers who will now earn a minimum of $10 an hour, and incumbent city councilman Rose Herrera.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Alaco Supes: Richard Valle Wins Lockyer's Seat

Alaco Supes: Richard Valle Wins Lockyer's Seat

Richard Valle won with 36 percent of the vote.

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012

Obama Photo Most Retweeted Ever

Obama Photo Most Retweeted Ever

President Barack Obama's Election Night photo was just one of many memorable reactions on the social networks.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

Oakland City Council: De La Fuente Loses To Kaplan

Oakland City Council: De La Fuente Loses To Kaplan

An era ended on the Oakland City Council Tuesday night when veteran council member Ignacio De La Fuente decisively lost his bid to unseat incumbent Rebecca Kaplan for the at-large seat.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Friday, 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.

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Female Construction Worker Assaulted in SF Road Rage Attack
Female Construction Worker Assaulted in SF Road Rage Attack

A group of good Samaritans jumped in to stop a road rage assault of a female construction worker Monday in San Francisco, but not before the driver took the woman to the ground while punching her.

Sheryl Sandberg on How ‘Option B’ Helped Her Heal
Sheryl Sandberg on How ‘Option B’ Helped Her Heal

NBC Bay Area’s Revelations team was the only local television crew to talk to Sheryl Sandberg a few weeks ago about her latest book project: “Option B.” Excerpts from the interview are below.

Warriors Rout Blazers in Game 4 to Complete Sweep
Warriors Rout Blazers in Game 4 to Complete Sweep

Never allowing the Trail Blazers to find an offensive rhythm, the Warriors rolled to a 128-103 Game 4 triumph Monday night, completing a sweep of the first-round Western Conference playoff series.

The Benefits of Memory Foam Mattresses
The Benefits of Memory Foam Mattresses

With its NASA-developed technology, a responsive, memory foam mattress offers a bespoke experience that can lead to an excellent night’s sleep

Trump Backs Away From Demand for Border Wall Money
Trump Backs Away From Demand for Border Wall Money

President Donald Trump stepped back Monday from demanding a down payment for his border wall in must-past spending legislation, potentially removing a major obstacle to a bipartisan deal just days ahead of...

Dozens of Minors Raid BART Train, Rob and Injure Riders
Dozens of Minors Raid BART Train, Rob and Injure Riders

A routine ride on BART over the weekend turned into utter chaos when roughly 50 to 60 juveniles stormed a train and committed multiple robberies, according to the transportation agency.