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Leland Yee Changes Lawyers; Keith Jackson’s Attorney Mounts Defense

April 2, 2014 | 10:00 am

Leland Yee Changes Lawyers; Keith Jackson’s Attorney Mounts Defense

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More on the corruption case against a state senator and a former school board president.

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Silicon Valley Spends Big Bucks Lobbying in Washington, D.C.

April 2, 2014 | 5:00 am

Silicon Valley Spends Big Bucks Lobbying in Washington, D.C.

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Big Tech is fourth now, right behind Big Health, Big Insurance, and Big Oil and Gas.

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Corruption Charges Against Yee Stem From Undercover Operations

March 27, 2014 | 6:17 pm

Corruption Charges Against Yee Stem From Undercover Operations

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A Stanford University legal expert predicts the evidence against State Senator Leland Yee is likely to impress a court.

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Abuse Findings Continue at California Centers for the Disabled, Despite Scrutiny

March 27, 2014 | 4:09 pm

Abuse Findings Continue at California Centers for the Disabled, Despite Scrutiny

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Sexual violence and suspicious deaths are among the violations alleged in new reports on the state of care in California’s facilities for the developmentally disabled.

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FBI: Yee Offered to Facilitate Arms Trafficking for Campaign Cash

March 26, 2014 | 5:49 pm

FBI: Yee Offered to Facilitate Arms Trafficking for Campaign Cash

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Federal complaint names 26 defendants, alleges money laundering, murder for hire and much more.

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Berkeley School Board Set to Slash Funding for Cooking and Gardening Program

March 25, 2014 | 11:08 am

Berkeley School Board Set to Slash Funding for Cooking and Gardening Program

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Faced with budget shortfalls, the Berkeley School District opts to cut cooking and gardening classes.

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San Francisco Approves E-Cigarette Regulations

March 19, 2014 | 12:00 pm

San Francisco Approves E-Cigarette Regulations

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New restrictions will treat e-cigarettes the same as cigarettes.

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Oakland Mayor Jean Quan on Crime, Occupy, an A’s Stadium … and More Crime

March 18, 2014 | 4:39 pm

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan on Crime, Occupy, an A’s Stadium … and More Crime

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According to Mayor Jean Quan, crime is down in Oakland. But KQED “Forum” listeners had a different view.

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California Assembly Elects First Openly Lesbian Leader

March 18, 2014 | 8:52 am

California Assembly Elects First Openly Lesbian Leader

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Toni Atkins, a Democrat from San Diego, will replace John PĂ©rez and inherits a supermajority.

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‘Excited’ Jerry Brown Announces He’ll Run Again for Governor

February 27, 2014 | 2:04 pm

‘Excited’ Jerry Brown Announces He’ll Run Again for Governor

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Veteran Democrat cites fiscal accomplishments as he confirms campaign for historic fourth term.

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