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Council Members Call For More Openness in San Jose's Permit Process

Two San Jose council members say their city makes it too tough on small business owners who want to open shop or expand.

CPUC to File Revised PG&E Penalty

The California Public Utilities Commission is set to file a revised penalty proposal Monday for PG&E’s part in the fatal San Bruno gas line explosion.

Tom Steyer: We're Going to Stand up for Our Values

Tom Steyer is co-founder of Advanced Energy Economy and a billionaire democratic activist. He campaigned vigorously for an increased tobacco tax, a ban on plastic bags, and an end to the death penalty. He talks with host, John Sepulvado.

Fate of Proposition 66 to Speed up Executions Unclear

Californians voted to keep the death penalty, narrowly defeating Proposition 62 which would have banned it. But with millions of votes still uncounted, the fate of Proposition 66 to speed up executions is unclear.