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The Bay Area's Dog Debate

Bay Area dog enthusiasts are up in arms (paws?) over a plan that would greatly reduce the number of sites in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area where their pets could roam leash free. 378 more words

Food For Thought

Legislation Aims To Make It Harder For Kids To Snack On Yummy-Looking Detergent Pods

Federal safety agencies and poison control centers have continuously expressed concern that the ever-popular, and convenient detergent pods are extremely dangerous to children, with more than… 650 more words

2 Members Of Congress Write Roger Goodell About Domestic Violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two members of Congress asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday to clarify whether teams can lose draft picks if they do not properly address domestic violence. 399 more words

Sports

2 Members Of Congress Write Goodell About Domestic Violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two members of Congress asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday to clarify whether teams can lose draft picks if they do not properly address domestic violence. 402 more words

Sports

Rep. Jackie Speier Fires Back After House Republicans Pass Anti-Abortion Bill

SAN MATEO (CBS SF) — House Republicans passed an anti-abortion bill Thursday night, but not the one they planned.

Republican leaders hoped to pass a bill banning abortions after 20-weeks, but retreated after some GOP women rebelled. 80 more words

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An Odd Poll Leaves Some Clues

California Senate
 
The open California Senate race has dominated recent political news coverage, and yesterday a rather strange event unfolded.  It has now come to light that Public Policy Polling surveyed the California electorate at the end of the year (Dec. 572 more words

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Congresswoman calls on NASCAR to suspend Kurt Busch

With former Sprint Cup champion Kurt Busch facing allegations of domestic assault, California congresswoman Jackie Speier (Democrat, House of Representatives) has called upon NASCAR to suspend him. 513 more words