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Bay Area Trick Or Treat Survey (Photos by AP Photo)

‘Operation Boo’ Detains Transient Paroled Sex Offenders On Halloween

State Attorney General Kamala Harris is expanding an annual Halloween child safety project by rounding up transient sex offenders to make sure they don’t come in contact with kids on Halloween.



AG Harris Won’t Agree To Foreclosure Settlement With Big Banks

California Attorney General Kamala Harris said Friday that she will not agree to a settlement over foreclosure abuses that federal officials and other state attorneys general are negotiating with major U.S. banks.


San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Gascon Faces Stiff Competition In San Francisco DA Race

Interim San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon is facing a tough challenge as he fights to keep his job in November.


California Homicide Rate Drops To 44-Year-Low

The California homicide rate has dropped to its lowest level since 1966.


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U.S. Attorney General Discusses Gang Violence Prevention Strategies In San Jose

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder met Friday with San Jose’s mayor and other city officials to learn about the city’s strategy for preventing gang violence.


Same-sex couple Richard Yoder (R) and William Rackin (L) of New York exchange vows during their wedding ceremony October 15, 2008 at City Hall in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California AG Harris Asks Court To Lift Gay Marriage Stay

California’s attorney general has asked a federal appeals court to allow gay marriages to resume while the court considers the constitutionality of the state’s ban on same-sex unions.

CBS San Francisco–03/01/2011

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AG Harris Calls For Better Access To Generic Drugs

California’s top prosecutor is calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to bar drug companies from making agreements with competitors to keep quiet about generic versions of their brand name drugs.

CBS San Francisco–01/07/2011

San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris at a 2008 press conference. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Harris Sworn In As California’s 1st Female Attorney General

Democrat Kamala Harris has been sworn in as attorney general, becoming the first woman and first minority to hold California’s top law enforcement office.

CBS San Francisco–01/03/2011

San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris at a 2008 press conference. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Kamala Harris Adds Police Chiefs To Transition Team

Attorney General-Elect Kamala Harris has added three top Bay Area police chiefs to her “Smart on Leadership Committee.”


San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris at a 2008 press conference. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Replacement For San Francisco DA Harris Still Up In The Air

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom said he will defer to Kamala Harris to name her own replacement as city district attorney.





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