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Anti-Surveillance Activists to AT&T: ‘Rip Out Secret Room 641-A!’

February 12, 2014 | 2:07 pm

Anti-Surveillance Activists to AT&T: ‘Rip Out Secret Room 641-A!’

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Protest part of a worldwide day of events organized by the S.F.-based Electronic Frontier Foundation.

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Senate Republicans Again Block Long-Term Unemployment Benefits

February 6, 2014 | 2:02 pm

Senate Republicans Again Block Long-Term Unemployment Benefits

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The failed measure called for 3-month renewal of an expired program providing up to 47 weeks of benefits.

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Activists Protesting Keystone XL Pipeline Arrested in San Francisco

February 6, 2014 | 10:15 am

Activists Protesting Keystone XL Pipeline Arrested in San Francisco

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Police booked 28 demonstrators for blockading an entrance to the Federal Building Wednesday.

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California Egg, Dairy Producers Win Big in Farm Bill

January 29, 2014 | 6:07 pm

California Egg, Dairy Producers Win Big in Farm Bill

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It’s more than two years late, but California farmers say they’re relieved the House passed a farm bill.

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Will Obama’s Remarks on Marijuana Boost California Legalization Efforts?

January 22, 2014 | 10:17 am

Will Obama’s Remarks on Marijuana Boost California Legalization Efforts?

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What President Obama’s statements on marijuana might mean for full legalization in California.

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Thanks to Congress, Berkeley’s Main Post Office May Get a Reprieve

January 17, 2014 | 12:36 pm

Thanks to Congress, Berkeley’s Main Post Office May Get a Reprieve

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A $1.1 trillion spending bill could help suspend the sale of historic post offices, like Berkeley’s.

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Federal Report on Chevron Fire Recommends Overhaul of Safety Regulations

December 16, 2013 | 5:35 pm

Federal Report on Chevron Fire Recommends Overhaul of Safety Regulations

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The US Chemical Safety Board released its report on the 2012 Chevron fire today, calling for massive overhaul and reform.

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Rim Fire: Federal Disaster Relief Funds Available

December 13, 2013 | 5:59 pm

Rim Fire: Federal Disaster Relief Funds Available

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Gov. Brown appeals to President Obama after initial request for major disaster declaration denied.

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Former Stanford Doctoral Student Challenges Government’s No-Fly List

December 2, 2013 | 4:58 pm

Former Stanford Doctoral Student Challenges Government’s No-Fly List

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Malaysian scholar disavows terrorist connections and says her name was placed on the list in error.

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The National Security Agency Knows If You’ve Been Naughty

November 29, 2013 | 4:15 pm

The National Security Agency Knows If You’ve Been Naughty

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More privacy concerns as the NSA tries to discredit “targets” by tracking their visits to porn sites.

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