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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Man Charged With Arson, Burglary in KNTV Building Fire

Man Charged With Arson, Burglary in KNTV Building Fire

Three days after the former KNTV building was destroyed by fire, the Santa Clara County District Attorney charged a 55-year-old San Jose man on felony probation with arson and first degree burglary.

Mom, 3-Year-Old Son Die in San Francisco Fire

Mom, 3-Year-Old Son Die in San Francisco Fire

A mother and son died in a Wednesday morning fire at their apartment during a fire at their Sunnydale apartment complex, a police official said.

Teen Found in Berkeley Might Be Victim of Sex Trafficking: Police

Teen Found in Berkeley Might Be Victim of Sex Trafficking: Police

Police are investigating a report of teenage girl who reported she was robbed and kidnapped from an unknown location in the Bay Area and dropped off in Berkeley early Wednesday.

"Cops" Reality Show to Feature SJPD

"Cops" Reality Show to Feature SJPD

If you have a run-in with San Jose police over the next ten weeks, you may end up on television. The popular reality show ‘Cops’ is coming to San Jose.

California Drought Drives Up Food Prices

California Drought Drives Up Food Prices

California's severe drought is causing a drastic increase in food prices.

San Jose Man Dies from Legionnaires' Disease

San Jose Man Dies from Legionnaires' Disease

What was supposed to be a vacation to consider Palm Springs as a retirement location turned into a nightmare for one San Jose couple.