The suspended Sheriff of San Francisco made an exceptionally brief court appearance, to confirm that he’s taking domestic violence classes as required by the terms of his plea deal in his much-publicized domestic violence case.
A hearing held Friday to determine whether an ex-girlfriend of San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi can testify in his upcoming trial on domestic violence charges was continued to Monday because his defense attorney had to leave for a prior commitment.
A key witness in San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s domestic violence case will be allowed to testify according to a judge who made the ruling on Wednesday.
A day of action by Occupy Oakland activists on Monday resulted in tense encounters with police and counter-protesters but there weren’t any arrests or reports of violence.
The Santa Clara City Council on Tuesday night rejected a petition to place the San Francisco 49ers stadium project before voters a second time.
A Marin County Superior Court judge has ordered accused serial killer Joseph Naso to stand trial on charges that he murdered four women between 1977 and 1994.
Two former San Francisco food inspectors are expected to be charged Wednesday with bribery after the two allegedly took money in exchange for inspection certifications.
Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi is set to return to court early next year to face charges that she shoplifted clothing from a San Francisco department store.
The state budget ax is hitting courts across California, and now the public will be feeling the effects of staffing and service cuts at the San Mateo County Superior Court.
An Alameda County jury took only 40 minutes Monday to reject a lawsuit filed by former Oakland City Administrator Deborah Edgerly claiming that former Mayor Ron Dellums fired her because she was a woman.