Lawmakers Grant Themselves Extra Days to Pass Water Bond
State lawmakers were bumping up against a deadline to put a new water bond on the fall ballot -- but no longer. Legislators pushed the date back until Wednesday.
Are Proposed Assisted Living Reforms Enough?
Over the last 25 years, the number of assisted living facilities in California has almost doubled. The homes are intended to care for relatively independent, healthy seniors -- but that doesn't describe a lot of the people living in them today. In Sacramento, where regulations haven't changed much in close to 30 years, lawmakers held hearings featuring reform advocates like Aaron Byzak, whose grandmother Hazel died in assisted living. "If somebody parked in my grandmother's disabled parking lot illegally, they'd be fined $450," he told reporters in the state Capitol. "But they kill her, and it's $150."
Robin Williams 'Felt at Home' in Bay Area Comedy Scene
As the world grieves the passing of Robin Williams, his hometown is remembering him as a neighbor and a surprise guest at local comedy clubs in San Francisco. Williams was found dead Monday in his Tiburon home. He was 63.