SAN FRANCISCO - What do a hazardous waste disposal plant, a refinery, a former power plant site and a housing complex under construction have in common?
On the eve of President Obama's first State of the Union address, people in over 130 communities around the country rallied at Congressional offices Jan. 26.
San Francisco's equal marriage trial, now in its third week, has been marked by moving testimony about the pain denial of marriage has inflicted on same-sex couples and their families.
Californians in the crosshairs of Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's latest budget proposals have launched a statewide movement to save and improve their state's safety net.
Californians rally and lobby for a statewide single-payer health care system.
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's final budget proposals, issued Jan. 8, are assuring that when he leaves office at the end of this year, he will be forever known as "the terminator" in real life as well as on the silver screen.
After coping with over $60 billion in budget shortfalls this year, Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is expected to propose draconian new budget cuts.
Emissions from thousands of trucks filling our ports cause hypertension, asthma, heart disease, lung cancer and a host of other respiratory illnesses among drivers and surrounding communities.
"Tough fight begins" - Immigrant rights organizations around the San Francisco Bay Area welcomed introduction of reform legislation by Illinois Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez.
Outside, gray skies and a chill wind cast a pall over drab storefronts and modest homes in the economically struggling West Oakland neighborhood.