Proposed new developments recall the battles after the Embarcadero Freeway came down.
News photos from events all around the Bay Area this past week.
Oakland city council tentatively approves a new map that could switch thousands of residents to new voting districts.
Ann Ravel, fresh off several campaign finance victories, heads off to the Federal Election Commission.
If you want to vote in next month’s balloting, this is the last day to register. You can do it online.
Maps incorporate changes proposed on the original 48 maps and suggestions gleaned from city meetings.
Supporters need 504,760 signatures by February to make the November 2014 ballot.
Oakland is redrawing the lines that define City Council and Board of Education election districts.
In June, the U.S. Supreme Court voided a key part of the Voting Rights Act. A month later, the New York Times framed what happened afterward this way … State officials across the South are aggressively moving ahead with new laws requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls after the Supreme Court decision striking […]
By Francesca Segre In the past 60 years, only one Latino and one African-American have served on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. Every other supervisor has been white. This in a county where one-quarter of the population is Asian and another quarter is Latino. The lack of diversity in government led to a […]