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Gurbaksh Chahal (r) greets U.S. President Barack Obama at dinner in San Francisco. (Wikimedia Commons)

San Francisco CEO Who Appeared On ‘Oprah’ Pleads Not Guilty In Assault On Girlfriend

Prosecutors said Gurbaksh Chahal hit his girlfriend and tried to smother her with a pillow at his home after learning she had gone on a trip with another man.

08/10/2013

TV personality Gurbaksh Chahal attends the Fox Fall Eco-Casino party at The London West Hollywood hotel on September 8, 2008 in West Hollywood, California. (Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Fox)

SF Tech Mogul Facing 47 Counts Related To Alleged Assault

A San Francisco entrepreneur once featured on the “Oprah Winfrey Show” has been charged with 47 counts related to domestic violence.

08/09/2013

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Domestic Violence Suspect Crashes Car Into Hercules House Trying To Flee Police

A man sought in a domestic violence case crashed a car into a Hercules house on Thursday afternoon after trying to flee from officers, police said.

07/19/2013

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Nonprofit Launched to Combat Teen Dating Violence

A Santa Clara County nonprofit aimed at stopping teen dating violence was formally unveiled Thursday.

06/28/2013

A video recorded by James Wood of Cotati claims to show police officers entering his home and using a stun gun on him on May 10, 2013. (James Wood)

Cotati Man’s Video Shows Police Barging Into Home, Using Stun Gun

A Sonoma County man’s video that shows police officers kicking in a door and using a stun gun on him has gone viral and is raising questions about the constitutionality of police tactics.

05/16/2013

Japanese Vice Consul Yoshiaki Nagaya is accused of felony assault and domestic violence against his wife. (San Mateo County Sheriff)

Japanese Diplomat Living In San Bruno Sentenced For Domestic Abuse

A San Francisco-based Japanese diplomat who pleaded no contest to domestic violence charges was ordered Monday to serve a year in jail.

03/18/2013

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

LGBT Americans Get New Protections After GOP Drops Anti-Violence Act Opposition

House Republicans raised the white flag Thursday on extending domestic violence protections to gays, lesbians and transsexuals after months of resisting an expansion of the Violence Against Women Act.

02/28/2013

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi (SF Sheriff's Dept.)

SF Sheriff Mirkarimi Organizes Inmate Dance Show For Domestic Violence Campaign

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is helping to organize a choreographed dance by inmates and staff at county jails on Thursday as part of an international campaign against domestic violence.

02/13/2013

San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco May Increase Spending On Domestic Violence Program

Last year’s domestic violence scandal involving San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi could translate into more money for the city’s domestic violence programs when it goes before the board of supervisors.

02/07/2013

A stack of rifles is seen during a gun buy back program on December 15, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Thousands Of Guns Illegally Owned In California

California law enforcement officials said that close to 20,000 registered gun owners in the state are not supposed to have guns, but they still do.

01/30/2013

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