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GOP Sues California Over Vote-by-Mail Plan

Bay Area Republican leaders have confirmed that the party is suing California over Gov. Gavin Newsom’s vote-by-mail order, claiming that the system opens itsel [...] Read full article: GOP Sues California Over Vote-by-Mail Pl...→

GOP Sues California Over Vote-by-Mail Plan

Bay Area Republican leaders have confirmed that the party is suing California over Gov. Gavin Newsom’s vote-by-mail order, claiming that the system opens itsel [...] Read full article: GOP Sues California Over Vote-by-Mail Pl...→

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

"I, for one, do not intend to be played," said Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., leading a charge against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on policing legisl [...] Read full article: In showdown power play, most Senate Demo...→

Harris, Booker and Schumer say GOP police plan is 'not salvageable'

Harris, Booker and Schumer say GOP police plan is 'not salvageable'

Democrats are increasingly likely to filibuster Republican legislation they say fails to meet the moment. Read full article: Harris, Booker and Schumer say GOP polic...→

Here’s when Disneyland and other Southern California theme parks plan to reopen

Here’s when Disneyland and other Southern California theme parks plan to reopen

California theme parks have rolled out detailed COVID-19 health and safety plans ahead proposed reopening dates in July that still need to be approved by state [...] Read full article: Here’s when Disneyland and other Souther...→

California to send every voter mail-in ballot for November

California to send every voter mail-in ballot for November

The California governor signed a bill to require county officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: California to send every voter mail-in b...→

Gavin Newsom signs bill to mail ballot to every California voter for November election

Gavin Newsom signs bill to mail ballot to every California voter for November election

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Thursday to require county officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter for the November election, cementing into law t [...] Read full article: Gavin Newsom signs bill to mail ballot t...→

Massive Expansion of Vote-By-Mail Approved in Illinois

Election day in Illinois is here, with voters across the state heading to the polls. Here’s a look at some essential resources to help you prepare to cast your [...] Read full article: Massive Expansion of Vote-By-Mail Approv...→

Facebook says it's promoting accurate info on vote-by-mail

Facebook said Thursday that it is working to help Americans vote by mail, including by notifying users about how to request ballots and whether the date of the [...] Read full article: Facebook says it's promoting accurate in...→

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion, declares Election Day a state holiday

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion, declares Election Day a state holiday

Anyone who cast a ballot in the last three years or who registered to vote or changed addresses after the March primary will be sent an application to vote by [...] Read full article: Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion, d...→

Trump Previews 'Big Lawsuit' Against Democrat Push for Vote By Mail

Trump Previews 'Big Lawsuit' Against Democrat Push for Vote By Mail

President Donald Trump on Monday previewed a lawsuit against state governments for pushing vote by mail in the 2020 election. Read full article: Trump Previews 'Big Lawsuit' Against Dem...→

GOP Sues Pritzker Seeking Exemption From 10-person Limit

GOP Sues Pritzker Seeking Exemption From 10-person Limit

Illinois’ Democratic governor is being sued by the state’s Republican Party, which is seeking exemption from the 10-person limit on public gatherings issued on [...] Read full article: GOP Sues Pritzker Seeking Exemption From...→

Court Ruling Clouds Gov. Newsom's Vote-by-Mail Plan for November - Times of San Diego

A judge put a hold on an executive order inked by the governor last week that specified how registrars should conduct the coming presidential election. Read full article: Court Ruling Clouds Gov. Newsom's Vote-b...→

Editorial: California needs Plan B if PG&E resumes deadly behavior

Editorial: California needs Plan B if PG&E resumes deadly behavior

After 111 deaths, SB 350 provides alternative to the disgraced utility if it fails to put safety before profits. Read full article: Editorial: California needs Plan B if PG...→

State Senate backs bill to provide mail-in ballots to California voters for fall election

State Senate backs bill to provide mail-in ballots to California voters for fall election

Gov. Gavin Newsom had already ordered ballots to be mailed amid the coronavirus outbreak, but a GOP congressional candidate’s lawsuit argues the move is illega [...] Read full article: State Senate backs bill to provide mail-...→

Black Attorney Sues ACLU of Southern California For Wrongful Termination, Discrimination

Black Attorney Sues ACLU of Southern California For Wrongful Termination, Discrimination

A black former attorney for the ACLU of Southern California is suing the organization for allegedly subjecting her to racism and wrongfully firing her in Febru [...] Read full article: Black Attorney Sues ACLU of Southern Cal...→

California Affirmative Action Vote Prompts ‘Tough’ Debate

California Affirmative Action Vote Prompts ‘Tough’ Debate

The California Assembly on Wednesday decided to let voters choose whether to overturn the state’s 24-year-old ban of affirmative action programs — capping an e [...] Read full article: California Affirmative Action Vote Promp...→

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

With no breakthrough in sight, the Senate appears to be headed toward an impasse on police reform. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) warned on the ev [...] Read full article: Senate GOP police reform bill facing gri...→

Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill is ‘not salvageable’ ahead of test vote

Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill is ‘not salvageable’ ahead of test vote

Three top Senate Democrats said in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday that Senate Republicans’ policing overhaul bill is “not salvag [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill i...→

Bay Area Attorney Sues Facebook, Calls Site's Standards Enforcement Inconsistent, Capricious

Bay Area Attorney Sues Facebook, Calls Site's Standards Enforcement Inconsistent, Capricious

A Bay Area attorney known for suing e-mail spammers is suing Facebook after having his account blocked numerous times for what he says is protected political s [...] Read full article: Bay Area Attorney Sues Facebook, Calls S...→

GOP senator quotes J.K. Rowling while blocking vote on LGBTQ bill

GOP senator quotes J.K. Rowling while blocking vote on LGBTQ bill

Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma cited the “Harry Potter” author’s recent letter, which critics called a “transphobic manifesto." Read full article: GOP senator quotes J.K. Rowling while bl...→

University of California campuses plan to offer most classes online this fall

University of California campuses plan to offer most classes online this fall

Even with most classes being held online, some students will be able to return to on-campus housing. Read full article: University of California campuses plan t...→

California Police Chiefs Endorse Plan to Weed Out Bad Cops

California Police Chiefs Endorse Plan to Weed Out Bad Cops

California's police chiefs on Thursday endorsed a plan to more aggressively weed out bad cops who break the law or have a history of complaints.The California [...] Read full article: California Police Chiefs Endorse Plan to...→

Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands Ahead of November Election

Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands Ahead of November Election

All voters who participated in recent elections will now be sent an application for a mail ballot, thanks to a bill that Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law this [...] Read full article: Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands...→

Local election officials prepare for vote by mail expansion

Local election officials prepare for vote by mail expansion

SPRINGFIELD (The Center Square) – Illinoisans who cast ballots in elections since 2018 will automatically be sent an application for a vote-by-mail ballo Read full article: Local election officials prepare for vot...→

Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform bill even before plan unveiled

Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform bill even before plan unveiled

Senate Democrats have criticized the anticipated GOP police reform plan as mere cosmetic fixes -- even before seeing the final legislation -- in a sign that bi [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform b...→

California: Largest police unions unveil reform plan in joint statement

California: Largest police unions unveil reform plan in joint statement

San Jose, San Francisco and Los Angeles Police unions are calling for a use of force standard, an early warning system, a national database of fired officers a [...] Read full article: California: Largest police unions unveil...→

Silence in the elevator, we’re having a pandemic: Bay Area tech giant’s coronavirus return-to-office plan

Silence in the elevator, we’re having a pandemic: Bay Area tech giant’s coronavirus return-to-office plan

Bringing workers back to offices while the coronavirus pandemic continues will be complicated, and some changes are expensive: epidemiologist Read full article: Silence in the elevator, we’re having a ...→

Marin County police intercept South Bay suspects with stolen mail

Marin County police intercept South Bay suspects with stolen mail

A witness reported seeing a black Honda CRV with a male passenger who exited the vehicle and was checking car doors along Girard Avenue and Locust Street.  Read full article: Marin County police intercept South Bay ...→

Florida News Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall Julie Salomone 8:37 PM, Jun 11, 2020

Florida News Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall Julie Salomone 8:37 PM, Jun 11, 2020

Below are additional details of the state's plan to reopen schools:... Pasco County School Superintendent Kurt Browning released a video below regarding the di [...] Read full article: Florida News Tampa Bay area school distr...→

Georgia Poll Troubles Prompt South Florida Protesters to Call for Vote by Mail

Georgia Poll Troubles Prompt South Florida Protesters to Call for Vote by Mail

While went wrong at the polls in Georgia this week is being investigated, many South Florida protesters said they don’t want to see the same issues here. The s [...] Read full article: Georgia Poll Troubles Prompt South Flori...→

To protect democracy, expand vote by mail | Opinion

To protect democracy, expand vote by mail | Opinion

Voting is a cherished right, and it is imperative that government ensure more people are able to exercise it. Read full article: To protect democracy, expand vote by mai...→

Coronavirus: California sets another daily record as Bay Area surges past 20,000 cases

Coronavirus: California sets another daily record as Bay Area surges past 20,000 cases

The seven-day average of new coronavirus cases climbed above 4,000 for the first time since the outbreak began and the total number of cases statewide stood at [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: California sets another dai...→

Poll: Would you vote by mail if given the option?

George Soros conspiracy theories surge amid George Floyd protests... Joe Biden's 40 years in Washington is the problem Read full article: Poll: Would you vote by mail if given th...→

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Requests Overwhelm New York City Elections Agency

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Requests Overwhelm New York City Elections Agency

For the biggest city in the country, a dramatic and fast expansion of the mail-in voting system has come with challenges. Read full article: Vote-by-Mail Ballot Requests Overwhelm N...→

Newsom signs bill to send all California voters a mail-in ballot for November

Newsom signs bill to send all California voters a mail-in ballot for November

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Thursday to require county officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter for the November election, cementing into law t [...] Read full article: Newsom signs bill to send all California...→

Legislature Approves Bill To Mail Ballots To All California Voters

Legislature Approves Bill To Mail Ballots To All California Voters

The California Assembly on Thursday sent Gov. Newsom a bill to require county election officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter in the state. Read full article: Legislature Approves Bill To Mail Ballot...→

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion

Anyone who cast a ballot in the last three years or who registered to vote or changed addresses after the March primary will be sent an application to vote by [...] Read full article: Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion...→

GOP Should Reconsider Vote-By-Mail, But Mitigate Risks

GOP Should Reconsider Vote-By-Mail, But Mitigate Risks

As it becomes increasingly likely that COVID-19 will impact the 2020 presidential election, Democrats and Republicans shunning prudent and bipartisan vote-by-m [...] Read full article: GOP Should Reconsider Vote-By-Mail, But ...→

Asbury Park Backs Off Plan To Offer Indoor Dining After New Jersey Sues

Asbury Park Backs Off Plan To Offer Indoor Dining After New Jersey Sues

Asbury Park’s council had authorized restaurants this week to offer indoor dining with restrictions beginning Monday, violating Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy’s e [...] Read full article: Asbury Park Backs Off Plan To Offer Indo...→

Decision delayed again on East Bay city’s 315-unit apartment plan

Decision delayed again on East Bay city’s 315-unit apartment plan

Denying the project could potentially cost Lafayette more than $15 million in a legal fight, according to a city staff report. Read full article: Decision delayed again on East Bay city’...→

Issa: Newsom's Mail Ballot Order Could Cause Presidential Vote Chaos - Times of San Diego

November's presidential election could be thrown into chaos if Gov. Gavin Newsom's executive order for mail-only balloting isn't blocked. Read full article: Issa: Newsom's Mail Ballot Order Could C...→

Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall

Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced a plan on Thursday to reopen schools in the fall at full capacity. Read full article: Tampa Bay area school districts plan for...→

The California Coastal Commission is considering a plan to phase out off-road ve [...]

The California Coastal Commission is considering a plan to phase out off-road vehicles at the Oceano Dunes Natural Preserve on the central coast.... More Calif [...] Read full article: The California Coastal Commission is con...→

To protect democracy, expand vote by mail | Opinion

To protect democracy, expand vote by mail | Opinion

Voting is a cherished right, and it is imperative that government ensure more people are able to exercise it. Read full article: To protect democracy, expand vote by mai...→

Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill is ‘not salvageable’ ahead of test vote

Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill is ‘not salvageable’ ahead of test vote

Three top Senate Democrats said in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday that Senate Republicans’ policing overhaul bill is “not salvag [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill i...→

Harris, Booker and Schumer say GOP police plan is 'not salvageable'

Harris, Booker and Schumer say GOP police plan is 'not salvageable'

Democrats are increasingly likely to filibuster Republican legislation they say fails to meet the moment. Read full article: Harris, Booker and Schumer say GOP polic...→

Poll: Would you vote by mail if given the option?

George Soros conspiracy theories surge amid George Floyd protests... Joe Biden's 40 years in Washington is the problem Read full article: Poll: Would you vote by mail if given th...→

GOP senator quotes J.K. Rowling while blocking vote on LGBTQ bill

GOP senator quotes J.K. Rowling while blocking vote on LGBTQ bill

Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma cited the “Harry Potter” author’s recent letter, which critics called a “transphobic manifesto." Read full article: GOP senator quotes J.K. Rowling while bl...→

California to send every voter mail-in ballot for November

California to send every voter mail-in ballot for November

The California governor signed a bill to require county officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: California to send every voter mail-in b...→

Newsom signs bill to send all California voters a mail-in ballot for November

Newsom signs bill to send all California voters a mail-in ballot for November

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Thursday to require county officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter for the November election, cementing into law t [...] Read full article: Newsom signs bill to send all California...→

California Police Chiefs Endorse Plan to Weed Out Bad Cops

California Police Chiefs Endorse Plan to Weed Out Bad Cops

California's police chiefs on Thursday endorsed a plan to more aggressively weed out bad cops who break the law or have a history of complaints.The California [...] Read full article: California Police Chiefs Endorse Plan to...→

Massive Expansion of Vote-By-Mail Approved in Illinois

Election day in Illinois is here, with voters across the state heading to the polls. Here’s a look at some essential resources to help you prepare to cast your [...] Read full article: Massive Expansion of Vote-By-Mail Approv...→

Local election officials prepare for vote by mail expansion

Local election officials prepare for vote by mail expansion

SPRINGFIELD (The Center Square) – Illinoisans who cast ballots in elections since 2018 will automatically be sent an application for a vote-by-mail ballo Read full article: Local election officials prepare for vot...→

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion, declares Election Day a state holiday

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion, declares Election Day a state holiday

Anyone who cast a ballot in the last three years or who registered to vote or changed addresses after the March primary will be sent an application to vote by [...] Read full article: Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion, d...→

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion

Anyone who cast a ballot in the last three years or who registered to vote or changed addresses after the March primary will be sent an application to vote by [...] Read full article: Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion...→

Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform bill even before plan unveiled

Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform bill even before plan unveiled

Senate Democrats have criticized the anticipated GOP police reform plan as mere cosmetic fixes -- even before seeing the final legislation -- in a sign that bi [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform b...→

GOP Sues Pritzker Seeking Exemption From 10-person Limit

GOP Sues Pritzker Seeking Exemption From 10-person Limit

Illinois’ Democratic governor is being sued by the state’s Republican Party, which is seeking exemption from the 10-person limit on public gatherings issued on [...] Read full article: GOP Sues Pritzker Seeking Exemption From...→

Asbury Park Backs Off Plan To Offer Indoor Dining After New Jersey Sues

Asbury Park Backs Off Plan To Offer Indoor Dining After New Jersey Sues

Asbury Park’s council had authorized restaurants this week to offer indoor dining with restrictions beginning Monday, violating Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy’s e [...] Read full article: Asbury Park Backs Off Plan To Offer Indo...→

Silence in the elevator, we’re having a pandemic: Bay Area tech giant’s coronavirus return-to-office plan

Silence in the elevator, we’re having a pandemic: Bay Area tech giant’s coronavirus return-to-office plan

Bringing workers back to offices while the coronavirus pandemic continues will be complicated, and some changes are expensive: epidemiologist Read full article: Silence in the elevator, we’re having a ...→

Editorial: California needs Plan B if PG&E resumes deadly behavior

Editorial: California needs Plan B if PG&E resumes deadly behavior

After 111 deaths, SB 350 provides alternative to the disgraced utility if it fails to put safety before profits. Read full article: Editorial: California needs Plan B if PG...→

Issa: Newsom's Mail Ballot Order Could Cause Presidential Vote Chaos - Times of San Diego

November's presidential election could be thrown into chaos if Gov. Gavin Newsom's executive order for mail-only balloting isn't blocked. Read full article: Issa: Newsom's Mail Ballot Order Could C...→

Florida News Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall Julie Salomone 8:37 PM, Jun 11, 2020

Florida News Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall Julie Salomone 8:37 PM, Jun 11, 2020

Below are additional details of the state's plan to reopen schools:... Pasco County School Superintendent Kurt Browning released a video below regarding the di [...] Read full article: Florida News Tampa Bay area school distr...→

Black Attorney Sues ACLU of Southern California For Wrongful Termination, Discrimination

Black Attorney Sues ACLU of Southern California For Wrongful Termination, Discrimination

A black former attorney for the ACLU of Southern California is suing the organization for allegedly subjecting her to racism and wrongfully firing her in Febru [...] Read full article: Black Attorney Sues ACLU of Southern Cal...→

The California Coastal Commission is considering a plan to phase out off-road ve [...]

The California Coastal Commission is considering a plan to phase out off-road vehicles at the Oceano Dunes Natural Preserve on the central coast.... More Calif [...] Read full article: The California Coastal Commission is con...→

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

With no breakthrough in sight, the Senate appears to be headed toward an impasse on police reform. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) warned on the ev [...] Read full article: Senate GOP police reform bill facing gri...→

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

"I, for one, do not intend to be played," said Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., leading a charge against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on policing legisl [...] Read full article: In showdown power play, most Senate Demo...→

Coronavirus: California sets another daily record as Bay Area surges past 20,000 cases

Coronavirus: California sets another daily record as Bay Area surges past 20,000 cases

The seven-day average of new coronavirus cases climbed above 4,000 for the first time since the outbreak began and the total number of cases statewide stood at [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: California sets another dai...→

Bay Area Attorney Sues Facebook, Calls Site's Standards Enforcement Inconsistent, Capricious

Bay Area Attorney Sues Facebook, Calls Site's Standards Enforcement Inconsistent, Capricious

A Bay Area attorney known for suing e-mail spammers is suing Facebook after having his account blocked numerous times for what he says is protected political s [...] Read full article: Bay Area Attorney Sues Facebook, Calls S...→

Here’s when Disneyland and other Southern California theme parks plan to reopen

Here’s when Disneyland and other Southern California theme parks plan to reopen

California theme parks have rolled out detailed COVID-19 health and safety plans ahead proposed reopening dates in July that still need to be approved by state [...] Read full article: Here’s when Disneyland and other Souther...→

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Requests Overwhelm New York City Elections Agency

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Requests Overwhelm New York City Elections Agency

For the biggest city in the country, a dramatic and fast expansion of the mail-in voting system has come with challenges. Read full article: Vote-by-Mail Ballot Requests Overwhelm N...→

University of California campuses plan to offer most classes online this fall

University of California campuses plan to offer most classes online this fall

Even with most classes being held online, some students will be able to return to on-campus housing. Read full article: University of California campuses plan t...→

Gavin Newsom signs bill to mail ballot to every California voter for November election

Gavin Newsom signs bill to mail ballot to every California voter for November election

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Thursday to require county officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter for the November election, cementing into law t [...] Read full article: Gavin Newsom signs bill to mail ballot t...→

Legislature Approves Bill To Mail Ballots To All California Voters

Legislature Approves Bill To Mail Ballots To All California Voters

The California Assembly on Thursday sent Gov. Newsom a bill to require county election officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter in the state. Read full article: Legislature Approves Bill To Mail Ballot...→

Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands Ahead of November Election

Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands Ahead of November Election

All voters who participated in recent elections will now be sent an application for a mail ballot, thanks to a bill that Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law this [...] Read full article: Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands...→

Facebook says it's promoting accurate info on vote-by-mail

Facebook said Thursday that it is working to help Americans vote by mail, including by notifying users about how to request ballots and whether the date of the [...] Read full article: Facebook says it's promoting accurate in...→

Trump Previews 'Big Lawsuit' Against Democrat Push for Vote By Mail

Trump Previews 'Big Lawsuit' Against Democrat Push for Vote By Mail

President Donald Trump on Monday previewed a lawsuit against state governments for pushing vote by mail in the 2020 election. Read full article: Trump Previews 'Big Lawsuit' Against Dem...→

GOP Should Reconsider Vote-By-Mail, But Mitigate Risks

GOP Should Reconsider Vote-By-Mail, But Mitigate Risks

As it becomes increasingly likely that COVID-19 will impact the 2020 presidential election, Democrats and Republicans shunning prudent and bipartisan vote-by-m [...] Read full article: GOP Should Reconsider Vote-By-Mail, But ...→

California: Largest police unions unveil reform plan in joint statement

California: Largest police unions unveil reform plan in joint statement

San Jose, San Francisco and Los Angeles Police unions are calling for a use of force standard, an early warning system, a national database of fired officers a [...] Read full article: California: Largest police unions unveil...→

Court Ruling Clouds Gov. Newsom's Vote-by-Mail Plan for November - Times of San Diego

A judge put a hold on an executive order inked by the governor last week that specified how registrars should conduct the coming presidential election. Read full article: Court Ruling Clouds Gov. Newsom's Vote-b...→

Decision delayed again on East Bay city’s 315-unit apartment plan

Decision delayed again on East Bay city’s 315-unit apartment plan

Denying the project could potentially cost Lafayette more than $15 million in a legal fight, according to a city staff report. Read full article: Decision delayed again on East Bay city’...→

Marin County police intercept South Bay suspects with stolen mail

Marin County police intercept South Bay suspects with stolen mail

A witness reported seeing a black Honda CRV with a male passenger who exited the vehicle and was checking car doors along Girard Avenue and Locust Street.  Read full article: Marin County police intercept South Bay ...→

State Senate backs bill to provide mail-in ballots to California voters for fall election

State Senate backs bill to provide mail-in ballots to California voters for fall election

Gov. Gavin Newsom had already ordered ballots to be mailed amid the coronavirus outbreak, but a GOP congressional candidate’s lawsuit argues the move is illega [...] Read full article: State Senate backs bill to provide mail-...→

Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall

Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced a plan on Thursday to reopen schools in the fall at full capacity. Read full article: Tampa Bay area school districts plan for...→

Georgia Poll Troubles Prompt South Florida Protesters to Call for Vote by Mail

Georgia Poll Troubles Prompt South Florida Protesters to Call for Vote by Mail

While went wrong at the polls in Georgia this week is being investigated, many South Florida protesters said they don’t want to see the same issues here. The s [...] Read full article: Georgia Poll Troubles Prompt South Flori...→

California Affirmative Action Vote Prompts ‘Tough’ Debate

California Affirmative Action Vote Prompts ‘Tough’ Debate

The California Assembly on Wednesday decided to let voters choose whether to overturn the state’s 24-year-old ban of affirmative action programs — capping an e [...] Read full article: California Affirmative Action Vote Promp...→

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

With no breakthrough in sight, the Senate appears to be headed toward an impasse on police reform. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) warned on the ev [...] Read full article: Senate GOP police reform bill facing gri...→

To protect democracy, expand vote by mail | Opinion

To protect democracy, expand vote by mail | Opinion

Voting is a cherished right, and it is imperative that government ensure more people are able to exercise it. Read full article: To protect democracy, expand vote by mai...→

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

"I, for one, do not intend to be played," said Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., leading a charge against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on policing legisl [...] Read full article: In showdown power play, most Senate Demo...→

Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill is ‘not salvageable’ ahead of test vote

Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill is ‘not salvageable’ ahead of test vote

Three top Senate Democrats said in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday that Senate Republicans’ policing overhaul bill is “not salvag [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill i...→

Coronavirus: California sets another daily record as Bay Area surges past 20,000 cases

Coronavirus: California sets another daily record as Bay Area surges past 20,000 cases

The seven-day average of new coronavirus cases climbed above 4,000 for the first time since the outbreak began and the total number of cases statewide stood at [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: California sets another dai...→

Harris, Booker and Schumer say GOP police plan is 'not salvageable'

Harris, Booker and Schumer say GOP police plan is 'not salvageable'

Democrats are increasingly likely to filibuster Republican legislation they say fails to meet the moment. Read full article: Harris, Booker and Schumer say GOP polic...→

Bay Area Attorney Sues Facebook, Calls Site's Standards Enforcement Inconsistent, Capricious

Bay Area Attorney Sues Facebook, Calls Site's Standards Enforcement Inconsistent, Capricious

A Bay Area attorney known for suing e-mail spammers is suing Facebook after having his account blocked numerous times for what he says is protected political s [...] Read full article: Bay Area Attorney Sues Facebook, Calls S...→

Poll: Would you vote by mail if given the option?

George Soros conspiracy theories surge amid George Floyd protests... Joe Biden's 40 years in Washington is the problem Read full article: Poll: Would you vote by mail if given th...→

Here’s when Disneyland and other Southern California theme parks plan to reopen

Here’s when Disneyland and other Southern California theme parks plan to reopen

California theme parks have rolled out detailed COVID-19 health and safety plans ahead proposed reopening dates in July that still need to be approved by state [...] Read full article: Here’s when Disneyland and other Souther...→

GOP senator quotes J.K. Rowling while blocking vote on LGBTQ bill

GOP senator quotes J.K. Rowling while blocking vote on LGBTQ bill

Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma cited the “Harry Potter” author’s recent letter, which critics called a “transphobic manifesto." Read full article: GOP senator quotes J.K. Rowling while bl...→

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Requests Overwhelm New York City Elections Agency

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Requests Overwhelm New York City Elections Agency

For the biggest city in the country, a dramatic and fast expansion of the mail-in voting system has come with challenges. Read full article: Vote-by-Mail Ballot Requests Overwhelm N...→

California to send every voter mail-in ballot for November

California to send every voter mail-in ballot for November

The California governor signed a bill to require county officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Read full article: California to send every voter mail-in b...→

University of California campuses plan to offer most classes online this fall

University of California campuses plan to offer most classes online this fall

Even with most classes being held online, some students will be able to return to on-campus housing. Read full article: University of California campuses plan t...→

Newsom signs bill to send all California voters a mail-in ballot for November

Newsom signs bill to send all California voters a mail-in ballot for November

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Thursday to require county officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter for the November election, cementing into law t [...] Read full article: Newsom signs bill to send all California...→

Gavin Newsom signs bill to mail ballot to every California voter for November election

Gavin Newsom signs bill to mail ballot to every California voter for November election

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Thursday to require county officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter for the November election, cementing into law t [...] Read full article: Gavin Newsom signs bill to mail ballot t...→

California Police Chiefs Endorse Plan to Weed Out Bad Cops

California Police Chiefs Endorse Plan to Weed Out Bad Cops

California's police chiefs on Thursday endorsed a plan to more aggressively weed out bad cops who break the law or have a history of complaints.The California [...] Read full article: California Police Chiefs Endorse Plan to...→

Legislature Approves Bill To Mail Ballots To All California Voters

Legislature Approves Bill To Mail Ballots To All California Voters

The California Assembly on Thursday sent Gov. Newsom a bill to require county election officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter in the state. Read full article: Legislature Approves Bill To Mail Ballot...→

Massive Expansion of Vote-By-Mail Approved in Illinois

Election day in Illinois is here, with voters across the state heading to the polls. Here’s a look at some essential resources to help you prepare to cast your [...] Read full article: Massive Expansion of Vote-By-Mail Approv...→

Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands Ahead of November Election

Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands Ahead of November Election

All voters who participated in recent elections will now be sent an application for a mail ballot, thanks to a bill that Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law this [...] Read full article: Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands...→

Facebook says it's promoting accurate info on vote-by-mail

Facebook said Thursday that it is working to help Americans vote by mail, including by notifying users about how to request ballots and whether the date of the [...] Read full article: Facebook says it's promoting accurate in...→

Local election officials prepare for vote by mail expansion

Local election officials prepare for vote by mail expansion

SPRINGFIELD (The Center Square) – Illinoisans who cast ballots in elections since 2018 will automatically be sent an application for a vote-by-mail ballo Read full article: Local election officials prepare for vot...→

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion, declares Election Day a state holiday

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion, declares Election Day a state holiday

Anyone who cast a ballot in the last three years or who registered to vote or changed addresses after the March primary will be sent an application to vote by [...] Read full article: Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion, d...→

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion

Anyone who cast a ballot in the last three years or who registered to vote or changed addresses after the March primary will be sent an application to vote by [...] Read full article: Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion...→

Trump Previews 'Big Lawsuit' Against Democrat Push for Vote By Mail

Trump Previews 'Big Lawsuit' Against Democrat Push for Vote By Mail

President Donald Trump on Monday previewed a lawsuit against state governments for pushing vote by mail in the 2020 election. Read full article: Trump Previews 'Big Lawsuit' Against Dem...→

Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform bill even before plan unveiled

Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform bill even before plan unveiled

Senate Democrats have criticized the anticipated GOP police reform plan as mere cosmetic fixes -- even before seeing the final legislation -- in a sign that bi [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats rip GOP police reform b...→

GOP Should Reconsider Vote-By-Mail, But Mitigate Risks

GOP Should Reconsider Vote-By-Mail, But Mitigate Risks

As it becomes increasingly likely that COVID-19 will impact the 2020 presidential election, Democrats and Republicans shunning prudent and bipartisan vote-by-m [...] Read full article: GOP Should Reconsider Vote-By-Mail, But ...→

GOP Sues Pritzker Seeking Exemption From 10-person Limit

GOP Sues Pritzker Seeking Exemption From 10-person Limit

Illinois’ Democratic governor is being sued by the state’s Republican Party, which is seeking exemption from the 10-person limit on public gatherings issued on [...] Read full article: GOP Sues Pritzker Seeking Exemption From...→

California: Largest police unions unveil reform plan in joint statement

California: Largest police unions unveil reform plan in joint statement

San Jose, San Francisco and Los Angeles Police unions are calling for a use of force standard, an early warning system, a national database of fired officers a [...] Read full article: California: Largest police unions unveil...→

Asbury Park Backs Off Plan To Offer Indoor Dining After New Jersey Sues

Asbury Park Backs Off Plan To Offer Indoor Dining After New Jersey Sues

Asbury Park’s council had authorized restaurants this week to offer indoor dining with restrictions beginning Monday, violating Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy’s e [...] Read full article: Asbury Park Backs Off Plan To Offer Indo...→

Court Ruling Clouds Gov. Newsom's Vote-by-Mail Plan for November - Times of San Diego

A judge put a hold on an executive order inked by the governor last week that specified how registrars should conduct the coming presidential election. Read full article: Court Ruling Clouds Gov. Newsom's Vote-b...→

Silence in the elevator, we’re having a pandemic: Bay Area tech giant’s coronavirus return-to-office plan

Silence in the elevator, we’re having a pandemic: Bay Area tech giant’s coronavirus return-to-office plan

Bringing workers back to offices while the coronavirus pandemic continues will be complicated, and some changes are expensive: epidemiologist Read full article: Silence in the elevator, we’re having a ...→

Decision delayed again on East Bay city’s 315-unit apartment plan

Decision delayed again on East Bay city’s 315-unit apartment plan

Denying the project could potentially cost Lafayette more than $15 million in a legal fight, according to a city staff report. Read full article: Decision delayed again on East Bay city’...→

Editorial: California needs Plan B if PG&E resumes deadly behavior

Editorial: California needs Plan B if PG&E resumes deadly behavior

After 111 deaths, SB 350 provides alternative to the disgraced utility if it fails to put safety before profits. Read full article: Editorial: California needs Plan B if PG...→

Marin County police intercept South Bay suspects with stolen mail

Marin County police intercept South Bay suspects with stolen mail

A witness reported seeing a black Honda CRV with a male passenger who exited the vehicle and was checking car doors along Girard Avenue and Locust Street.  Read full article: Marin County police intercept South Bay ...→

Issa: Newsom's Mail Ballot Order Could Cause Presidential Vote Chaos - Times of San Diego

November's presidential election could be thrown into chaos if Gov. Gavin Newsom's executive order for mail-only balloting isn't blocked. Read full article: Issa: Newsom's Mail Ballot Order Could C...→

State Senate backs bill to provide mail-in ballots to California voters for fall election

State Senate backs bill to provide mail-in ballots to California voters for fall election

Gov. Gavin Newsom had already ordered ballots to be mailed amid the coronavirus outbreak, but a GOP congressional candidate’s lawsuit argues the move is illega [...] Read full article: State Senate backs bill to provide mail-...→

Florida News Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall Julie Salomone 8:37 PM, Jun 11, 2020

Florida News Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall Julie Salomone 8:37 PM, Jun 11, 2020

Below are additional details of the state's plan to reopen schools:... Pasco County School Superintendent Kurt Browning released a video below regarding the di [...] Read full article: Florida News Tampa Bay area school distr...→

Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall

Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced a plan on Thursday to reopen schools in the fall at full capacity. Read full article: Tampa Bay area school districts plan for...→

Black Attorney Sues ACLU of Southern California For Wrongful Termination, Discrimination

Black Attorney Sues ACLU of Southern California For Wrongful Termination, Discrimination

A black former attorney for the ACLU of Southern California is suing the organization for allegedly subjecting her to racism and wrongfully firing her in Febru [...] Read full article: Black Attorney Sues ACLU of Southern Cal...→

Georgia Poll Troubles Prompt South Florida Protesters to Call for Vote by Mail

Georgia Poll Troubles Prompt South Florida Protesters to Call for Vote by Mail

While went wrong at the polls in Georgia this week is being investigated, many South Florida protesters said they don’t want to see the same issues here. The s [...] Read full article: Georgia Poll Troubles Prompt South Flori...→

The California Coastal Commission is considering a plan to phase out off-road ve [...]

The California Coastal Commission is considering a plan to phase out off-road vehicles at the Oceano Dunes Natural Preserve on the central coast.... More Calif [...] Read full article: The California Coastal Commission is con...→

California Affirmative Action Vote Prompts ‘Tough’ Debate

California Affirmative Action Vote Prompts ‘Tough’ Debate

The California Assembly on Wednesday decided to let voters choose whether to overturn the state’s 24-year-old ban of affirmative action programs — capping an e [...] Read full article: California Affirmative Action Vote Promp...→