Category: Nation & World

Brown exempts adults from wearing helmets on scooters

Adults won't need to wear helmets while riding electric scooters on city streets, thanks to a bill Gov. Jerry Brown…

21 hours ago

Kavanaugh, accuser slated to testify; Dems say more witnesses needed

WASHINGTON — Republicans on Capitol Hill plan to hear testimony Monday from Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh and his…

2 days ago

Thousands of SF’s poorest residents could lose access to food stamps

Thousands of low-income residents in San Francisco could lose access to benefits that help them purchase food in grocery stores…

3 weeks ago

John McCain, war hero, political maverick and GOP standard-bearer, dies at 81

Arizona Sen. John McCain, who survived 5 years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam to become one of the…

4 weeks ago

Trump now facing legal assault on two fronts as prosecutors in New York and Washington take aim

WASHINGTON — After 19 tumultuous months in office, President Donald Trump is being squeezed by legal assaults on two fronts,…

4 weeks ago

Safe injection sites could soon be reality in San Francisco following Senate vote

The California State Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would allow San Francisco to open safe injection sites under a…

4 weeks ago

Bill to abolish money bail in California reaches governor’s desk

Gov. Jerry Brown will decide whether to abolish money bail in California after the state Senate on Tuesday sent him…

4 weeks ago

Gov. Brown requests presidential disaster declaration for NorCal fires

Gov. Jerry Brown Saturday requested a presidential major disaster declaration in order to beef up emergency response and help residents…

2 months ago