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After Failing To Reform, Oakland PD To Fall Under Court Appointed Director

Oakland Man Charged With Murder In Beating Death Of Woman Near Lake Merritt

An Oakland man has been charged with murder for allegedly beating a woman to death near Lake Merritt in Oakland earlier this month, police said Tuesday.

04/22/2014

Golden Gate Bridge

Board Approves 4 Years Of Toll Hikes On Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors voted 15-2 Friday morning to gradually raise the toll on the bridge over the next four years starting this April.

02/28/2014

(CBS)

Ex-Convicts Charged In Marijuana Deal Murder In Oakland Parking Lot

Two ex-convicts have been charged with murder for the fatal shooting of an Alameda man in the parking lot of a Walmart store in East Oakland in December that police said took place during a marijuana deal.

02/26/2014

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Judge Recommends Law License Suspension For Drunk-Driving, Badge-Flashing SF Prosecutor

A State Bar of California judge has recommended a two-year suspension of the law license of a former San Francisco prosecutor who has three convictions for driving under the influence and who tried to use his badge to avoid arrest.

02/18/2014

Students march in protest of alleged hate crimes against an SJSU student, November 21, 2013. (CBS)

3 SJSU Students Facing Hate Crime Charges For Harassing Roommate

Three white San Jose State University students have been charged with a hate crime for allegedly abusing a freshman roommate who is black.

11/21/2013

Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Golden Gate Bridge Toll Could Hit $8 By 2018

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors considered plans Friday that could possibly raise tolls as high as $8 by 2018 to make up a projected budget shortfall.

11/15/2013

Former San Mateo Probation Chief Stuart Forrest. (San Mateo County Sheriff)

Former San Mateo County Probation Chief Sentenced For Child Porn Charge

A former San Mateo County probation chief convicted of possessing child pornography was sentenced Friday to 10 months in county jail and was led away from court in handcuffs.

09/20/2013

PayPal

PayPal Makes Man $92 Quadrillion Richer (Temporarily)

Please imagine how giddy Pennsylvania PR executive Chris Reynolds must have felt when PayPal made him $92 quadrillion richer — $92,233,720,368,547,800 richer to be precise.

07/17/2013

(CBS)

California Courts Recommend Fee To View Public Files, Information

A proposal by the state’s judicial branch to charge $10 to view a public file at the Santa Rosa courthouse is being criticized by those who say it would limit access to public information.

03/19/2013

Calvin Sneed of Compton, an alleged pimp, was killed in San Francisco on June 4, 2012. Lupe Mercado and Barry Gilton are accused in Sneed's murder. (CBS)

SF Parents, 2 Others Ordered To Stand Trial In Killing Of Alleged Pimp

Four people accused of a fatal shooting last June of a Los Angeles-area man who was allegedly pimping a teenage girl were ordered Wednesday to stand trial in San Francisco Superior Court on murder charges, prosecutors said.

03/13/2013

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