Barnidge: Pinole-Hercules project catches labor's interest
11/21/2014 03:08 PM PST
You don't expect to be captivated by a discussion about a labor agreement for a wastewater treatment project. But when you toss in a $42 million budget, with dozens of construction jobs on the line, the entertainment value is heightened.
House GOP sues Obama administration over health law
11/21/2014 10:48 AM PST - U.S. House Republicans made good on a vote to sue the Obama administration over implementation of the 2010 health-care law with a lawsuit naming the Department of Health and Human Services and the Treasury as defendants in what they claim to be a case of constitutional overreach.
Immigration plan, the GOP reaction: Obama 'damaging the presidency,' Boehner says
11/21/2014 08:04 AM PST - WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Speaker John Boehner declared Friday that President Barack Obama was "damaging the presidency" with his unilateral action on immigration.
Report: Charter schools that require volunteering are breaking California law
11/21/2014 07:18 AM PST - Scores of public charter schools throughout California, including the San Carlos Charter Learning Center and Everest Public High School in Redwood City, are violating state law by forcing families to volunteer or pay a fee as a condition of enrollment, according to a report released Thursday.
GOP's success in House races ends in California
11/21/2014 06:51 AM PST - Big wins across U.S. didn't carry over to California
Former Alameda County auditor candidate convicted for lying about being a county resident
11/21/2014 06:46 AM PST - A former candidate for Alameda County auditor-controller was convicted of three misdemeanors for lying about being a county resident to enter the June 2014 election.
Senators get no clear answers on air bag safety
11/20/2014 03:27 PM PST - here were apologies and long-winded explanations, but after nearly four hours of testimony about exploding Takata air bags, senators never got a clear answer to the question most people have: whether or not their cars are safe.
Obama immigration plan: Californians' reaction ranges from joy to outrage
11/20/2014 08:11 AM PST - News of President Barack Obama's impending executive action on immigration reform sparked hope among advocates and outrage among opponents Wednesday across California.
Rep. Anna Eshoo loses vote to become Energy & Commerce's top Democrat
11/19/2014 08:09 PM PST - Silicon Valley Congresswoman Anna Eshoo's bid to leapfrog a more senior member and become the House Energy and Commerce Committee's top Democrat failed Wednesday, a blow to the clout of her friend and political ally, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
California's reaction to Obama's impending immigration action ranges from joy to outrage
11/19/2014 07:03 PM PST - News of President Barack Obama's impending executive action on immigration reform sparked hope among advocates and outrage among opponents Wednesday across California.
( Jackie Burrell )
BART air-rail connector opens this weekend
The aerial tram connecting Oakland International Airport to the BART system is scheduled to open Nov. 22.
( PIERRE TEYSSOT )
George Clooney rep denies adoption rumors
Spokesman for star calls rumors “100 percent fabricated”