BAY AREA — As climate change becomes ever more dire, many local governments are declaring a climate emergency to signal their commitment to environmental action. The resolutions vary, however, in how much action they actually promise.
PALO ALTO — Former Vice President Joseph Biden said he “doesn’t listen much” to Donald Trump when asked today to respond to the President’s public call in Washington today for China to investigate Biden’s son Hunter.
Bay Area counties and non-profit organizations are preparing for the 2020 Census by canvassing neighborhoods to make address lists more complete and recruiting “trusted messengers” like priests and community organizers to encourage hard-to-count populations to respond to the census.
PALO ALTO — The Enough is Enough political action committee is focused on six candidates in five states, who have either been accused of sexual misconduct, have voted against measures to aid victims, or have otherwise failed to stand with survivors on the subject of sexual assault.
SANTA CLARA — Santa Clara County’s five-term sheriff, Laurie Smith, is facing her toughest re-election battle in two decades amid heightened scrutiny of her record and recent high-profile deaths at the county jails.
LOS ALTOS – A ballot measure to decide if Los Altos’ residents will have final say over the leasing, selling and development of public land in the town has divided this small peninsula city heading into the Nov. 6 election.