Documents show the FBI was keeping a watchful eye on Occupy Oakland protests last year.
The San Francisco Police Commission on Wednesday night decided again to hold off on allowing the Police Department to use Tasers.
California has transferred about 15 percent of its prison population to the counties since last October in a move to reduce overcrowding. However, the ACLU is out with a new report that criticizes how counties are dealing with all the new prisoners.
The American Civil Liberties Union said Thursday it would file a lawsuit to overturn stay away orders issued against 12 demonstrators charged with crimes allegedly committed during Occupy Oakland protests.
The BART Board of Directors has postponed a vote on a new cellphone policy, saying they want that policy to be “crystal clear” before it is adopted.
A new police chief for California’s third-largest city could be named as early as next month as open-government advocates call for San Jose officials release the job candidates’ names.
Parents whose children attend classes in the Vallejo City Unified School District will not be allowed to opt out of anti-bullying curriculum—including short films with gay and lesbian families—being presented in the schools.
The state quickly settled a suit to stop public schools from charging students extra for basics such as books, exams and lab materials that fall under the state’s constitutional guarantee to a free education.
UPDATE: A federal judge on a panel hearing an appeal over the legality of California’s same-sex marriage ban said Thursday he would not step down from the case as Prop 8 sponsors has hoped.
Sponsors of California’s same-sex marriage ban on Wednesday asked one of the judges from the appeals court panel that will hear arguments on the measure’s constitutionality next week to remove himself from the case.