Category: California News

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…

20 hours 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

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

Congress sends firefighting planes to California, but they won’t help this year

WASHINGTON — More help is on the way for the increasingly devastating California fire season, thanks to Congress. Only trouble…

2 months ago

Redding’s Carr fire is pushing firefighters to their limits

REDDING — It’s exhausting, dangerous and seemingly endless labor: tracking down hot spots still smoldering in the sage and pine…

2 months ago

Appeals court upholds injunction protecting SF from Trump sanctuary cities order

A federal appeals court today upheld an injunction protecting San Francisco and Santa Clara County from a presidential executive order…

2 months ago