This is the first time in recent history public defenders organized a protest in Oakland. According to one protester, “every day, public defenders see the imbalance in the court system that allows police officers to escape punishment for crimes against black people.”
Black Reporter, Police Lieutenant Open Up About Being Called ‘Sellouts’ By Police Brutality Protesters In Oakland, San Francisco
A local reporter who’s been covering the Bay Area protests against police brutality opens up about something she was shocked to hear from other people of color.
San Jose Police, Fire Unions Say City Manager’s ‘Forced Resignation’ Has ‘Squashed’ Hope For Better Relations
San Jose City Manager Ed Shikada, acknowledging the City Council wanted new management, Wednesday announced his resignation as of Jan. 1, the day Mayor-elect Sam Liccardo takes office, according the city officials.
One San Francisco city supervisor, who’s irritated with vandalism in his district, has posted video of a tree vandal in action.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan said Wednesday that there’s been a “significant decrease” in use-of-force incidents by her city’s police officers since they began wearing body cameras four years ago.
A U.S. official said federal investigators have now connected the Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. hacking to North Korea and are expected to make an announcement in the near future. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to openly discuss an ongoing criminal case.
The president’s call for loosening travel and trade restrictions with Cuba is an historic shift that many young Cubans living in the U.S. never thought they’d see. An Oakland performer hopes his mom will get to see him dance.
Chihuahua Rescue, Napa Quake, #HellaStorm, And Ordinary People Make Most Viral KPIX Facebook Posts Of 2014
Every media outlet does an end of year “top stories of 2014″ so we figured why just list our editors’ picks when we can show what YOU liked best?
Really, America? This is what we’ve come to? Cancelling showings of a frat-boy comedy movie because of “threats” from a group we don’t even know exists? COMMENTARY
President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers at the Wal-Mart in Mountain View…