Department of Homeland Security

Emergency Landing

Flight From SFO Makes Emergency Landing In Kansas City

Flight 24 was headed from San Francisco International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City.

01/05/2014

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Protesters Seek New UC President’s Ouster Over Immigration Stand

University of California President Janet Napolitano’s first regents’ meeting as head of the system drew about 100 protesters in San Francisco on Tuesday, demanding she be removed from the post.

11/12/2013

Department of Homeland Security secretary and University of California president designate Janet Napolitano (C) speaks during a news conference following the University of California Board of Regents meeting on July 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The University of California's Board of Regents voted today to confirm Janet Napolitano to be the next president of the UC system.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Napolitano Takes Over As President Of University Of California

Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano is starting her new job as president of the University of California Monday in a low-profile fashion, a university spokesman said.

09/30/2013

Police Sirens

Danville Joins Network Linking East Bay First Responders

Emergency responders in Danville can now communicate nearly instantaneously with more than 40 other public agencies throughout the Bay Area during emergencies.

04/30/2013

A 49er fan waves a flag in the game between the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on October 14, 2012 in San Francisco. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Sweep For Counterfeit 49ers Gear Comes Up Empty

You could say that the bust was a bust. Federal agents descended on a sidewalk vendor hawking 49ers Super Bowl merchandise in San Francisco on Monday. Agents suspected the hats, shirts and sweatshirts were counterfeit merchandise.

01/29/2013

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US Government Tells Computer Users To Disable Oracle’s Java

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is advising people to temporarily disable the Java software on their computers to avoid potential hacking attacks.

01/11/2013

Mi Pueblo Supermarket. (CBS)

Mi Pueblo Faced Federal Immigration Audit, Company Says

A Department of Homeland Security audit prompted San Jose-based Mi Pueblo foods to participate in a federal program that verifies a prospective employee’s immigration status, the supermarket chain said Friday.

10/05/2012

Romney endorser Ted Nugent (Photo by Michael Stravato/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Stoke Racial Resentment And Divide The Country

Mitt Romney seems to be drinking the same Kool-Aid as some of his nuttiest supporters. Mitt Romney is silent… and occasionally joins in as his endorsers make increasingly outrageous statements against the president.

09/10/2012

Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

Officers surround the scene of a Petaluma raid operation Thursday (CBS)

13 Arrested In Bay Area Gang Raids Plead Not Guilty

Fifteen of 19 defendants in a federal indictment charging gang-related crimes were arraigned Friday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco on racketeering, conspiracy, murder and other charges.

05/05/2012

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