An ordinance that limits how employers and housing providers use criminal history in their decision making goes into effect in San Francisco next week.
Rep. Mike Honda, D-San Jose, Wednesday announced legislation that would block civilians from accessing military-grade body armor to prevent criminals from using them in gun battles with law enforcement.
San Francisco unnecessarily paid millions of dollars in sewer replacement claims in an alleged scheme by the city attorney’s office that a staffer was fired for investigating, according to a claim by the terminated attorney.
Santa Rosa police Wednesday unveiled a new Most Wanted Offenders program.
It appears that cops in San Jose have nearly stopped policing themselves. Compared to previous years, far fewer San Jose police officers are tipping off supervisors to misbehaving colleagues.
The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee accused the CIA Tuesday of criminal activity in improperly searching a computer network set up for lawmakers investigating allegations that the agency used torture in terror investigations during the Bush administration.
There have been more than 3,800 robberies reported in Oakland this year, representing a 24% jump compared with the number of reported robberies in Oakland during the same time period last year.
Attorney General Eric Holder called for scaling back the use of harsh prison sentences for certain drug-related crimes and diversion of low-level offenders to drug treatment and community service.
If you own a car, chances are police know where you’ve been lately – thanks to a Bay Area company that is keeping them in the loop.
Independent state auditor Elaine Howell told the Sacramento Bee the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing is one of the “worst-run” state agencies in California.