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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

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.

Wednesday, 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.

Top Stories
3 Injured in SF as Taxicab Crashes Onto Sidewalk

3 Injured in SF as Taxicab Crashes Onto Sidewalk

A cab in San Francisco has jumped a curb and crashed into a newspaper stand, a public toilet and two pedestrians, according to the San Francisco Fire Department.

$17K Goes Missing, Woman Fights Bank

$17K Goes Missing, Woman Fights Bank

A woman withdrew a portion of her 401(k) retirement account, but just after the transfer completed about $17,000 vanished. She says the bank was not eager to help. So she called us.

SJPD Officer Arrested in Connection With Street Gang Probe

SJPD Officer Arrested in Connection With Street Gang Probe

A San Jose police officer was arrested Tuesday in connection with providing intel to Vietnamese street gangs, according to an internal San Jose Police Department memo obtained by NBC Bay Area.

Better Sleep = Better Grades

Better Sleep = Better Grades

A recent study finds that sleep quality is strongly linked to academic success

'Town Isn't Here Anymore': 37 Dead After Quake Hits Italy

'Town Isn't Here Anymore': 37 Dead After Quake Hits Italy

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes as residents slept and killing at least 37 people, NBC News reported. The strong tremor hit at around 3:30 a.m.

2 Sisters Die After Truck Plunges Into Russian River

2 Sisters Die After Truck Plunges Into Russian River

Two young sisters drowned Tuesday morning after a pickup truck they were in plunged into the Russian River in Jenner, authorities said.