Politics

FILE - In this March 1, 2016, file photo, San Francisco police officers wait while homeless people collect their belongings in San Francisco. San Francisco supervisors consider legislation Tuesday, June 4, 2019, allowing the city to force mentally ill drug addicts into housing and treatment for up to a year. Mayor London Breed says it's inhumane to let addicts languish on the streets, but homeless advocates say the measure is extreme and a violation of civil rights. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
June 04, 2019 - 6:06 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco officials decided Tuesday to force some people with serious mental illness and drug addiction into treatment, even if it goes against the spirit of a city known for its fierce protection of civil rights. Several members of the Board of Supervisors voiced deep...
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II speaks to U.S President Donald Trump, right and first lady Melania as they view U.S memorabilia from the Royal Collection, at Buckingham Palace, London, Monday, June 3, 2019. Trump is on a three-day state visit to Britain. (Tolga Akmen/Pool Photo via AP)
June 03, 2019 - 2:58 pm
LONDON (AP) — Mixing pageantry and pugilism, President Donald Trump plunged into his long-delayed state visit to Britain on Monday, welcomed with smiles and a cannon salute by the royals but launching political insults at others in a time of turmoil for both nations in the deep, if recently...
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A school bus picks up students on October 10, 2008 in Pasadena, California.
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Margie Shafer
June 03, 2019 - 2:51 pm
A bill put forward by state Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) would prohibit schools from suspending students for low-level offenses known as “willful defiance.”
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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has sued the Trump Administration nearly 40 times and claims the legal battles are having a positive impact.
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June 03, 2019 - 11:27 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general on Monday sued the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin, alleging it falsely promoted the drug as not addictive even as it emerged as among the most widely abused in the United States. State Attorney General Xavier Becerra...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., waves before speaking during the 2019 California Democratic Party State Organizing Convention in San Francisco, Saturday, June 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 01, 2019 - 7:00 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls took rival Joe Biden's absence at a California state party gathering Saturday as a chance to take subtle digs at the former vice president and craft themselves as better positioned to bring Democrats into the future. "Some say if we all just...
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Jenna Lane
June 01, 2019 - 4:57 pm
When San Francisco Mayor London Breed unveiled her $12 billion budget proposal on Friday, she chose an unusual venue: the Sunnydale public housing development.
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Abortion-rights supporters march Thursday, May 30, 2019, in St. Louis. A St. Louis judge is deciding whether to grant an order that would allow Missouri's only abortion clinic to keep its license to perform abortions past Friday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
May 31, 2019 - 1:34 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A judge issued an order Friday to keep Missouri's only abortion clinic operating over the objections of state health officials, delivering abortion-rights advocates a courtroom victory after a string of setbacks in legislatures around the U.S. St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael...
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