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With Georgia Senate win, Kamala Harris' role as crucial tie-breaker will diminish

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Court halts California Capitol Annex project over CEQA challenge

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Biden speaks at vigil honoring victims of gun violence

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US appeals ruling that would lift asylum restrictions

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Alameda County stops short of setting national standard for housing access

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Controversial plan that could replace longtime S.F. elections chief blocked by Mayor Breed and...

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COVID levels are 'skyrocketing' in Bay Area wastewater. Is the surge here?

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'YIGBY' bill to let churches build affordable housing is being revived — and a key shift could...

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Elon Musk's libertarian 'information flow' ideology is going to drown us all

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Attorney General asks California Supreme Court to restore worker protection law rolled back by...

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Oakland vice mayor's failure to disclose Jack London Square condo may cost her $19,000

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Newsom plan to fight 'price gouging' would set gas profit cap, fine companies that exceed it

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Opponents of S.F.'s 'killer robot' police policy threaten ballot measure to reverse it

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Lawyers for London Breed's brother make final ask to block S.F. D.A.'s office from the case

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San Francisco is California's most progressive county, according to proposition results. Which...

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How Nancy Pelosi can right a historic wrong before she steps down as speaker

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Lawmakers' special session to address high gas prices will sit in neutral until January

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Paul Pelosi appears at D.C.'s Kennedy Center Honors, draws applause

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Sen. Scott Wiener's dramatic idea for San Francisco: Tear down the Central Freeway

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Rep. Ro Khanna pushed back on Twitter suppression of Hunter Biden laptop story

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Supporters rally — and jump in bay — to save renowned S.F. pier

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Why good housing plans go to die in San Francisco

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S.F.'s drug crisis has been hurting kids for years. Why did it take a baby's overdose to spark...

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A Bay Area city council race is exactly tied. The winner's name will be drawn from an envelope

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Court cases in California have plummeted. Here's why the state's chief justice says it's a very...

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S.F. police officer out of job after admitting to 'misleading' statements in poaching of deer in...

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One reason the California Supreme Court is less divided than SCOTUS? It has more women, says...

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Is Oakland more progressive than San Francisco? Here's what political experts say

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Scott Wiener calls out far-right activist's homophobic misinformation as dangerous

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Empty chairs: Major oil refineries ditch California hearing on gasoline price spikes

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As Senate passes same-sex marriage protections, California leaders set their sights on erasing...

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Ninth Circuit rejects challenge to California recall system from Newsom supporter

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Biden taps white-collar defense attorney to be Northern California's top prosecutor

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S.F. Toiletgate: City supervisor demands answers on 'really outrageous' $1.7 million public bathroom

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This under-the-radar measure passed by voters could reshape Oakland elections

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Oakland's next mayor is eager to hit the ground running. Here's what Sheng Thao plans to do first

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San Francisco's new space-age public toilet breaks down after three days

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State AG Rob Bonta investigates hospital algorithms for racial bias

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Interest in vasectomies increased after Dobbs decision, and in states where abortion was a...

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Oakland mayor unveils public safety plan to boost holiday shopping areas

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Politics aren't the only hurdle for any potential federal abortion legislation

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Ninth Circuit upholds firing of UC Irvine medical ethics director who refused COVID-19 vaccine

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Oakland Mayor-elect Thao promises unity in first appearance since election

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Laurie Jones Neighbors, whose 40-year search for her birth parents led to a zeal for open...

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene calls Sen. Scott Wiener a 'communist groomer' after he tweets about...

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Only the state — not individual school districts — can mandate vaccines, appeals court rules

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Embattled S.F. homelessness organization lost nonprofit status this year

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Whale protection: Another delay in Bay Area Dungeness crab fishing season

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San Francisco COVID cases are spiking again, especially in these...

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Alameda High School breached twice by intruders, school district says

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'Let's not lose another life': S.F. asks community to trade guns for...

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Lowell teachers and staff stage sickout over San Francisco Unified's...

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Five new offshore wind farms coming to the California coast

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