Mayor Breed defiant about ditching mask in San Francisco nightclub

San Francisco Mayor London Breed was seen without a mask at a San Francisco nightclub this week, despite the city's rule requiring a face covering in indoor settings. Breed was also defiant when talking to reporters about the disregard for the pandemic rule that she's told the public to obey.

Bay Area Democrats call for reforming state's recall elections

California's recall election system is broke, according to state Sen. Steve Glaser and Assemblyman Marc Berman say that the attempted recall of Gov. Gavin Newsom shows the system is broken. They want to consider amending the recall process by possibly increasing the required number of petition signatures to trigger the election or introducing a runoff component to voting.

Democrats could reform 'weaponized' California recall system

Hours after California Gov. Gavin Newsom beat back a recall election that could have removed him, his fellow Democrats in the state Legislature said Wednesday they will push for changes to make it more difficult to challenge a sitting governor.

5 takeaways after California governor handily defeats recall

Republicans intended the recall to be a referendum on Democrats’ rule of California, and the homelessness, crime, high housing costs and energy problems that accompanied it. But with the help of the spreading delta variant Gov. Newsom turned it into a referendum on their opposition to precautions against the coronavirus.

California Governor Gavin Newsom defeats recall effort

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ably fended off Republicans' recall attempt. He did so by changing the stakes of the contest from a referendum on his own performance and into a partisan fight over Trumpism and the coronavirus. KTVU Fox 2's Amber Lee reports from Sacramento.