San Francisco City Treasurer-Tax Collector José Cisneros cakewalked into his fifth term Tuesday, as he ran unopposed. Cisneros, a gay man, is the only LGBT person to hold one of the city's seven elected executive positions.
Housing advocates were elated with the passage of Proposition A, the $600 million bond measure for affordable housing.
In being elected San Francisco's next sheriff Tuesday, Paul Miyamoto will make history in January when he takes his oath of office to become the first Asian American sheriff in California.
More than 75% of openly LGBT candidates running in Tuesday's off-year elections won. The total included 112, 106 Democrats, one Republican, one independent, and four with undeclared party affiliations.
Transgender Palm Springs City Councilwoman Lisa Middleton could make history if she enters the special election for an open California Senate seat.
This year's largely overlooked San Francisco municipal elections will come to a close Tuesday night with Mayor London Breed all but assured of securing a full four-year term.
A confirmation hearing for two of President Donald Trump's nominees to the nation's largest federal appeals court snared considerable media attention Wednesday after one of them dissolved into tears.
Due to the sudden resignation Wednesday of state Senator Jeff Stone (R-La Quinta), who is joining the Trump administration, a special election will be called to fill his Palm Springs area seat.
San Francisco-based queer activist and organizer Sophia Andary has moved from the realm of street protests and social justice advocacy to having a seat at the table at City Hall.
Mainstream media outlets have spent considerable space in recent days trying to reckon whether gay presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is "surging" to the top tier of the Democratic field or stalling in the second tier.
California leaders are taking steps to protect transgender voters ahead of the March 3 presidential primary.
Having finished his first legislative session, Governor Gavin Newsom is winning praise from LGBT advocates for his across-the-board support for the six LGBT-related bills sent to his desk.