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Sonny Anderson is accused of fatally striking 14-year-old Ivan Cruz in a fatal hit-and-run crash near San Leandro on November 11, 2014. (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

Man Accused Of Killing 14-Year-Old In San Leandro Hit & Run Denied Bail In 1st Court Appearance

A 34-year-old man arrested for last week’s hit-and-run death of a San Lorenzo boy made his first court appearance Tuesday where he was denied bail and ordered to return to court the next morning.

11/18/2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses pension reform during a news conference on August 28, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Appoints Berkeley Business Lawyer, SF Superior Court Judge, To State Court Of Appeal

Former bar president and current business lawyer Jon Streeter, 58, of Berkeley, and Judge Marla Miller, 59, of San Francisco, were named by Brown to the First District Court of Appeal.

11/13/2014

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CHP Officer Accused In Nude Pic Theft From Female Suspect’s Phone Appears In Martinez Court

A former Dublin-area California Highway Patrol officer charged with computer theft for allegedly stealing explicit photos from female suspects’ cellphones appeared in a Martinez courtroom Monday but did not enter a plea.

11/03/2014

Protesters outside a meeting on the future of City College of San Francisco Wednesday. (KCBS)

San Francisco City College Heads To Court In Showdown With Accrediting Commission

A non-jury trial is underway in California Superior Court to determine if an accrediting evaluation of San Francisco City College was unfair or unlawful.

10/27/2014

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SF City Attorney To Appeal Court’s Ruling To End Ellis Act-Relocation Payments

San Francisco’s City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced on Wednesday that they would appeal a federal court’s ruling that quashes mandatory relocation payments for the city’s tenants evicted through California’s Ellis Act.

10/22/2014

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Hayward Man Sentenced To Federal Prison For Student Loan Fraud Scheme

A federal judge in Oakland sentenced a man to 37 months in prison Friday for defrauding the government out of more than $500,000 in student loans.

10/12/2014

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Animals Often Center Of Nasty Divorce Proceedings When Bay Area Couples Split

In San Francisco, dogs don’t just outnumber kids, they often are the ‘kids,’ and when couples split up, the fur often begins to fly over their pets.

10/09/2014

Dr. German Baldeon. (CBS)

Murder Charges Dropped Against Gilroy Doctor Accused Of Hiring Hit Man To Kill Wife; Probe Finds He Had Been Framed

Santa Clara County prosecutors have dropped murder charges against a Gilroy doctor accused of hiring a hitman to stab his wife to death after determining the killer acted independently in an attempt to frame the husband.

10/07/2014

Jahi McMath (family photo)

Family Of Jahi McMath Petitioning To Have Her Declared ‘Alive’

The family of an Oakland teenager legally declared brain dead has petitioned an Alameda County judge to have her declared “alive.”

10/01/2014

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Oakland Mother Charged In Cocaine Ingestion Death Of Her 2-Year-Old Son

An Oakland woman has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and child abuse for the death in May of her 2-year-old son, who ingested cocaine while in her care.

09/22/2014

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