California’s state parks director has abruptly announced his retirement, just 19 months after he took control of a department that had been rocked by years of fiscal mismanagement.
Whent was named interim chief last May and has been seen as one of the leading candidates to head the department.
A crowd of over 100 protesters gathered at the courthouse in Downtown Santa Rosa Monday to make demands related to last year’s shooting by a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy of 13-year-old Andy Lopez.
Belmont and San Carlos have agreed to disagree after a mediation talk on Friday, with plans under way to pursue separate fire and emergency service departments.
An interview with acting San Francisco Police Chief Jeff Godown on the process of selecting a new chief and issues the department is facing in the coming year.