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  • A group of people focused on raising Oakland's minimum wage gathered signatures Saturday to try and put the issue on the ballot.
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oakland, ballot measure, minimum wage, east bay news
  • In this Tuesday Jan. 26, 2010 picture, a pedestrian walks past a marijuana leaf neon sign advertising a medical marijuana provider along a street in the Sherman Oaks section of Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Pot supporters in San Jose want to place a measure on the November ballot allowing for at least 50 dispensaries in the city.
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san jose, marijuana, medical marijuana, pot club, ballot measure, south bay news
  • California women at risk of being underrepresented
  • There are enough contested races on the ballot next week that the number of women in the legislature could fall to less than one-third.
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sacramento, election day, elections, voting, women's health, abortion, ballot measure, news
  • California women at risk of being underrepresented
  • There are enough contested races on the ballot next week that the number of women in the legislature could fall to less than one-third.
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sacramento, election day, elections, voting, women's health, abortion, ballot measure, california news, nannette miranda
  • Woman looks at vote by mail ballot
  • Officials expect as many as half of all Californians to vote by mail this election, setting up what could be some drama.
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jerry brown, election day, elections, voter information, voting, ballot measure, politics, nannette miranda
  • Woman looks at vote by mail ballot
  • Officials expect as many as half of all Californians to vote by mail this election, setting up what could be some drama.
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jerry brown, election day, elections, voter information, voting, ballot measure, politics video
  • Cars on a highway
  • Should the rules be changed for auto insurance companies doing business in California? That is Prop. 33's central question.
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insurance, driving, ballot measure, voting, election day, elections, politics video
  • Cars on a highway
  • Should the rules be changed for auto insurance companies doing business in California? That is Prop. 33's central question.
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election day, voting, insurance, driving, ballot measure, elections, politics, michael finney
  • While Gov. Jerry Brown cries foul over $11 million in unidentified money that recently infused the state ballot measure fight, federal races in California and around the country are awash in secret money, too.
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california watch, jerry brown, voting, congress, ballot measure, california news
  • California capitol
  • In the upcoming election Californians will be deciding on Prop. 31, which would change how the state can spend your tax dollars.
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sacramento, jerry brown, voting, election day, ballot measure, politics video
  • California capitol
  • In the upcoming election Californians will be deciding on Prop. 31, which would change how the state can spend your tax dollars.
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sacramento, jerry brown, voting, election day, ballot measure, politics, nannette miranda
  • One of the most important measures on the November ballot would abolish California's death penalty.
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elections, economy, california budget crisis, sacramento, ballot measure, death penalty, politics
  • Advocates spoke out in favor of Prop B, a $195M bond that would provide $15.5 million for city playgrounds in need of renovation.
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ballot measure, san francisco news
  • California capitol building
  • The League of Women Voters and other Prop 32 opponents came out swinging Monday, saying people should vote "no."
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ballot measure, sacramento, voting, politics video
  • California capitol building
  • The League of Women Voters and other Prop 32 opponents came out swinging Monday, saying people should vote "no."
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ballot measure, sacramento, voting, politics, nannette miranda
  • Should consumers in California be warned when their food has been genetically altered?
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food, ballot measure, elections, 7 on your side
  • Governor Brown signed the California Homeowner Bill of Rights.
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signed the California Homeowner Bill of Rights into law Wednesday.
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jerry brown, elections, ballot measure, taxes, california budget crisis, california news, nannette miranda
  • Voters will decide the fate of San Franciscos Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park.
  • Voters will decide the fate of San Francisco's Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park.
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water, yosemite, ballot measure, local news, jonathan bloom
  • Voters will decide the fate of San Franciscos Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park.
  • Voters will decide the fate of San Francisco's Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park.
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water, yosemite, ballot measure, news
  • Gov. Jerry Brown
  • A judge denied a request from a competing tax campaign that allows the governor's tax initiative to get top billing on the November ballot.
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elections, jerry brown, ballot measure, taxes, california budget crisis, politics video
  • Gov. Jerry Brown
  • A judge denied a request from a competing tax campaign that allows the governor's tax initiative to get top billing on the November ballot.
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jerry brown, elections, ballot measure, taxes, california budget crisis, california news, nannette miranda
  • Car rental sign at SFO
  • San Mateo County Supervisors want to tax the hotels, parking lots and car rentals around SFO.
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san francisco international airport, san mateo county, taxes, ballot measure, travel, tourism, san francisco news, jonathan bloom
  • Car rental sign at SFO
  • San Mateo County Supervisors want to tax the hotels, parking lots and car rentals around SFO.
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san francisco international airport, san mateo county, taxes, ballot measure, travel, tourism, news
  • Discussion heats up around San Franciscos Prop B
  • Coit Tower is falling apart, so the daughters of the original muralists are asking voters to help fix the problems.
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coit tower, tourism, voting, ballot measure, news
  • Discussion heats up around San Franciscos Prop B
  • Coit Tower is falling apart, so the daughters of the original muralists are asking voters to help fix the problems.
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coit tower, tourism, voting, ballot measure, san francisco news, terry mcsweeney
  • Supporters of a measure that would increase San Jose's hourly minimum wage from $8 to $10 say they are submitting than 30,000 signatures to the San Jose City Clerk's office today in an effort to have the initiative placed on the November ballot.
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san jose, minimum wage, ballot measure, south bay news
  • signature gathering
  • The effort begins to put the governor's tax initiatives on the ballot, and it's costing a pretty penny to get the signatures.
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taxes, jerry brown, ballot measure, politics video
  • signature gathering
  • The effort begins to put the governor's tax initiatives on the ballot, and it's costing a pretty penny to get the signatures.
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jerry brown, taxes, ballot measure, politics, nannette miranda
  • Those who want to repeal the death penalty have turned in some 800,000 signatures to elections departments across the state.
  • Opponents of the death penalty in California say they're sure they've done what's needed to put the issue before voters.
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death penalty, ballot measure, san quentin prison, prison, crime, california news, carolyn tyler
  • An effort underway in California to qualify a ballot initiative to regulate insurance rates is shaping up to be a huge battle.
  • An effort underway in California to qualify a ballot initiative to regulate insurance rates is shaping up to be a huge battle.
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insurance, health insurance, ballot measure, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • An effort underway in California to qualify a ballot initiative to regulate insurance rates is shaping up to be a huge battle.
  • An effort underway in California to qualify a ballot initiative to regulate insurance rates is shaping up to be a huge battle.
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insurance, health insurance, ballot measure, consumer news
  • A campaign got underway Wednesday to place a statewide proposition on the November ballot that would toughen penalties against sex trafficking. Congresswoman Jackie Speier kicked off the campaign in San Francisco.
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crime, sex offender, ballot measure, california news
  • Mark Leno, pot, marijuana, medical marijuana, cannabis
  • Supporters are gathering signatures for an initiative that would decriminalize marijuana in California for those older than 21.
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california watch, ballot measure, marijuana, drugs, taxes, california news
  • Californians Against Identity Theft is airing an ad issuing an un-substantiated warning against signing petitions.
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ballot measure, politics
  • Reform proponents hope they have a new opportunity to change the process with Gov. Jerry Brown.
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california watch, ballot measure, jerry brown, democrats, sacramento, california news
  • baby
  • Religious leaders and doctors came together to oppose a circumcision ban proposed in San Francisco.
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voting, ballot measure, religion, news
  • baby
  • A controversial proposal to ban circumcision is being challenged in a lawsuit that could force it off the November ballot.
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voting, ballot measure, religion, san francisco news, carolyn tyler
  • A controversial proposal to ban circumcision is being challenged in a lawsuit that could force it off the November ballot.
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voting, ballot measure, religion, news
  • baby
  • Opponents of a proposed circumcision ban in SF will file a lawsuit to remove the proposition from the ballot.
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voting, ballot measure, religion, news
  • A comic intended to drum up support for a proposed ban on circumcision is generating outrage in the Jewish community.
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voting, art, ballot measure, religion, san francisco news, carolyn tyler
  • An anti-circumciscion cartoon is generating outrage in the Jewish community.
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voting, art, ballot measure, religion, news