San Francisco police were investigating a string of cellphone robberies and other incidents along the Divisadero Street corridor in the past two weeks.
Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan insisted a recent search for his son’s stolen iPhone should not be seen as an example of preferential treatment.
Berkeley’s police chief is the subject of criticism again following news that he ordered officers to work overtime in an effort to find his son’s cellphone.
A newly released independent movie is making headlines and the buzz is not due to star power or studio cash.
Chipmaker Intel’s dominance in the personal computer market has not been enough to hold onto revenue as consumers spend more on tablets and smart phones and less on desktops and laptops.
Federal accident investigators on Tuesday recommended all 50 states ban the use of cell phones and other electronic devices by all drivers except in emergencies.
Three people were robbed of their cellphones on San Francisco Municipal Railway vehicles in separate incidents on Monday, police said.
Bay Area Rapid Transit’s Board of Directors adopted a new policy Thursday for when cellphone service may be interrupted—an issue that took center stage over the summer when the transit agency cut cell service at several San Francisco stations to stop a planned protest.
Longtime Bay Area Rapid Transit spokesman Linton Johnson has been removed from that position at the agency.
A federal judge in San Francisco heard arguments Thursday, but deferred ruling on a bid by a cellphone industry group for a preliminary injunction blocking a city ordinance known as the “Right to Know” law.