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Bills Signed, Vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown

Bills Signed, Vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown

A look at the bills signed and vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown in September 2014 Read »

46 minutes ago
UC Campuses to Create More Gender-Neutral Restrooms

UC Campuses to Create More Gender-Neutral Restrooms

University of California President Janet Napolitano is responding to concerns raised by gay and transgender students... Read »

3 hours ago
California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags

California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic Read »

5 hours ago
Man Jumped on Way to Morning Prayer Service

Man Jumped on Way to Morning Prayer Service

A man was robbed and beaten on his way to morning prayers at a church in the Midway District. Watch »

16 minutes ago
Gov. Jerry Brown Bill Signings
Mental Health of Jailed U.S. Marine Evaluated in Mexican Court

Mental Health of Jailed U.S. Marine Evaluated in Mexican Court

A U.S. Marine who has been locked up in Mexico for six months will undergo a mental evaluation that will be reviewed... Read »

2 hours ago
Tired of 3-Piece Suit? Enter the

Tired of 3-Piece Suit? Enter the "Suitsy"

San Francisco real estate developer Jesse Herzog has invented the look of a three-piece-suit into a... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Uber CEO Says He Won't Wait for Regulations

Uber CEO Says He Won't Wait for Regulations

Uber plans to "aggressively roll out new ridesharing features" first and ask for permission... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Firefighter Left Legally Blind Says Caretaker Stole Savings

Firefighter Left Legally Blind Says Caretaker Stole Savings

A former San Francisco firefighters left legally blind from a fire says her caretaker has run off with her... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
SF Police Investigating Camera Crime Spree

SF Police Investigating Camera Crime Spree

San Francisco police are warning photographers and tourists to pay close attention to their surroundings after... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
SF Court Workers Vote to Strike Over Stalled Contract

SF Court Workers Vote to Strike Over Stalled Contract

The union that represents court workers in San Francisco voted on Monday to strike over their stalled... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Drought Linked to Climate Change, Greenhouse Gases: Stanford

Drought Linked to Climate Change, Greenhouse Gases: Stanford

The dry earth, the raging wildfires and the other symptoms of California's drought are "very likely" linked... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
California's Water Agencies Look to Budget Water

California's Water Agencies Look to Budget Water

As California's severe drought continues, state and local agencies are looking at budgeting water use by creating a... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Inside Look: PD's Excessive Use of Force Training

Inside Look: PD's Excessive Use of Force Training

Excessive use of force is one of the main criticisms police officers across the nation face, especially lately after... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
Police Car Crashes into Group of Tourists

Police Car Crashes into Group of Tourists

The officer's car collided with a convertible traveling east on Harbor Drive. Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
California Adopts

California Adopts "Yes Means Yes" Sex-Assault Rule

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed an assault bill Sunday that requires college students to give consent before sex,... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
SF Court Workers Casting Votes on Whether to Strike

SF Court Workers Casting Votes on Whether to Strike

Dozens of San Francisco court workers rallied outside the city's Civic Center Courthouse Wednesday afternoon to cast... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Mountain View Police to Get 20 New AR-15 Rifles

Mountain View Police to Get 20 New AR-15 Rifles

A new order for firepower may have people raising questions for one police department on the Peninsula. Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Thief Breaks Into and Sleeps in Mountain View Home

Thief Breaks Into and Sleeps in Mountain View Home

A break in. That's the last thing Jacob and Melinda Mandell expected to happen after moving into their new Mountain... Watch »

Sep 28, 2014
Tortoise Theft Caught on Cam, May Be Part of Series

Tortoise Theft Caught on Cam, May Be Part of Series

A 60-pound desert tortoise whose abduction from its Escondido home was apparently caught on surveillance video... Watch »

Sep 28, 2014
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