The Oakland City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to support a resolution urging state lawmakers and Governor Jerry Brown to repeal or modernize the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, which prohibits rent protections for housing built [...]
Public reaction was enormously positive last week when California became the first state to ban the use of grand juries in police-involved killings, but civil rights experts say the change is not significant. [...]
Governor Jerry Brown on Aug. 7 signed legislation authored by Senator Mark Leno that would allow the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) to increase its use of renewable energy.
Some new and diverse businesses are coming to Oakland to create jobs and strengthen our economy. First up Sears sold the former Capwell building at 20th & Broadway to Lane partners, a Menlo Park real [...]
By Jonathan Morales Despite this past weekend’s rain showers, drought conditions persist in California, and SF State is asking students, faculty and staff to cut back on their water usage. Prolonged below-average rainfall — 2013 [...]
Teveia Barnes, a Marin County resident, has been recently appointed by Governor Jerry Brown as executive director of the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank at the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Barnes, [...]