Parent Upset About Berkeley School Using Compression Vests On KidsCertain schools in Berkeley using a type of vest designed to calm young students have angered at least one parent who claim they were never informed of the policy.
Judge Won't Seek Further Discipline Of High Rank OPD In Sex Abuse ScandalA federal judge indicated he will seek no further discipline against high-ranking Oakland police officials implicated in botching the initial investigation into the recent sex abuse scandal.
Bay Area School Teaches Mindfulness And Student Behavior ImprovesA North Bay school is teaching meditation and mindfulness. And student behavior is improving.
Suspended, Fired Oakland Police Officers Reinstated Because Of Flaws In Arbitration ProcessA scathing new report reveals serious flaws in punishing Oakland police officers, as problem officers who were suspended or fired were basically rewarded with what amounted to a paid vacation.
Firefighters Disciplined Over Sexual Behavior Involving Escorts, Adult WebsitesAn assistant state fire chief was demoted for using a state cellphone and vehicle to arrange sex with escorts, and a firefighter was fired for sexually harassing a civilian at a graduation celebration near the state's fire academy, according to documents made public Monday.
Study Shows UC Santa Cruz Students Tops In Discipline For Drug-Related OffensesThe University of California, Santa Cruz is tops on a nationwide list of campus disciplinary action for drug offenses, according to a new report.
Tracy High School Student Punished For Refusing To Say ‘Under God’ When Leading Pledge Of Allegiance17-year-old Derek Giardina said he has been given detention and docked points in his speech and debate class for omitting “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance.
Sheriff's Department Disciplining Staff Members After SF General Hospital Stairwell DeathThree Sheriff’s Department staff members are being punished after the death of a patient found in a stairwell at San Francisco General Hospital last year.
East Bay Elementary School Teacher Accused Of Duct Taping Kids' Mouths ShutAn East Bay school teacher is under investigation by school officials for allegedly duct taping students mouths as a disciplinary technique.
Oakland Police To Crack Down On Foul LanguageOfficers swearing on the job could be a thing of the past in Oakland if Chief Anthony Batts has his way.