Alexandra Muller

700 Occupy demonstrators gathered outside San Quentin State Prison this past weekend to draw attention to the need  for police reform. Demonstrators' demands included eliminating solitary confinement, a ban on the death penalty, and to get rid of California's "three strikes" law. Meanwhile, the prison itself was placed on lockdown...

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, today, struck down California's Proposition 8 -- a ballot measure banning same-sex marriage -- calling it unconstitutional...

42,000 jobs were added in Silicon Valley in 2012, according to the "2012 Silicon Valley Index" released earlier today, marking a 3.8% increase over the previous year...

Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi's decision to steal $2,500 worth of clothing from a San Francisco Neiman Marcus – including a pair of leather pants – could have been caused by a medical issue. Hayashi's lawyer says a brain tumor tainted her judgment,  potentially enabling a case of sticky fingers...

Newly-elected mayor Ed Lee wants to eliminate homelessness in San Francisco, and he says the magic number to do it is three million -- dollars, that is. $500,000 of those dollars come from a Dave Matthews Band fundraising concert in 2005...

65% of California adults support Governor Jerry Brown's  plan to raise sales and income taxes on people that earn over $250,000 a year...