Bill would require pet stores to sell rescue animals

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California could become the first state to ban the sale of animals from so-called puppy mills…

Appeals court blocks San Francisco warning law for soda ads

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A federal appeals court on Tuesday blocked a San Francisco law requiring a health warning on soda ads…

CA lawmakers pass bill offers free first year at community college

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The first year of community college would be free for full-time, in-state students under a bill sent to Gov. Jerry Brown…

SF: Board passes moratorium on new medical pot dispensaries

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San Francisco supervisors put the approval of most new medical cannabis dispensaries on hold on Tuesday…

San Mateo County supervisor to urge banning of cellphones in crosswalks

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A San Mateo County supervisor is planning to introduce a resolution to ban the use of cellphones by pedestrians in crosswalks…

California death penalty measure survives, but with limits

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A voter-approved measure to speed up executions in California was upheld Thursday…

CA new law combats bridge toll cheats

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More drivers without license plates abuse the toll system when crossing bridges in the Bay Area…