Supporters need 504,760 signatures by February to make the November 2014 ballot.
Ruling grants a temporary win to Gov. Brown, who argued that early release jeopardizes public safety.
A three-judge federal appeals panel in San Francisco heard arguments Wednesday.
Distributing explicit photos or videos to humiliate exes could soon result in fines and jail time.
Top-secret government documents have been released to the SF-based Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Utility says money will come from shareholders, not ratepayers, in settlements with 347 victims of blast.
State inmates end a two-month hunger strike after lawmakers agree to hold hearings over isolation units.
The California Supreme Court today turned down a petition in which the sponsors of Proposition 8 sought to have the ban on same-sex marriage put back into effect in most of the state. The court, in an order issued in San Francisco, declined to grant a hearing on the petition, which was filed July 12. […]
SAN FRANCISCO (KQED and AP) — A federal appeals court says Oscar’s Grant father can proceed with a civil rights lawsuit against Johannes Mehserle, the BART officer who shot and killed his son on a train platform. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ unanimous decision on Tuesday affirmed a lower court’s ruling. It rejected […]