The Golden State is leading by example in tackling some of the era’s most pressing issues and pushing back on an oppressive administration.
The rare example of an activist politician able to work effectively from within the American political system, Dellums distinguished himself by taking strong stances about divisive issues in America and on the global stage.
The Rahm Emanuel administration has continued the city's long, troubled history of snooping on groups exercising their First Amendment rights—and now state legislators want to let it use drones.
Sen. Bernie Sanders administers the oath of office in an outdoor ceremony held in freezing weather at City Hall Park. De Blasio declares that the "deepest, truest stakeholders of this town" are the working people.
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh said she was acting in the "best interest" of her city by ordering the statues removed.
The progressive activist compiled an impressive record in California and local politics—from 18 years in the state Capitol to a variety of community crusades. Even shelter animals benefited from his work.
Local news station WBRZ filed a legal request for documents, but investigative reporter Chris Nakamoto was put in handcuffs after he arrived at City Hall.
A new report looks at the issue in 22 cities across the country.
The reasons Minneapolis police and city officials cited for breaking up the Black Lives Matter encampment that had formed outside the 4th Precinct station may have been predictable, but protesters were not: Their responses showed they were prepared to be flexible.
Emanuel has made an example of his city's top cop one week after the release of video footage showing the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by police Officer Jason Van Dyke.