City officials say they’ve stepped up enforcement in a 100 block area in west and east Oakland, where they say 92 percent of the crime in the city takes place. There will be intensive enforcement for three months, and then it will be reevaluated.
Agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have made more than 2,900 arrests of convicted criminal immigrants nationwide. In Northern California, 186 were arrested.
The controversial San Francisco law has been enforced for six months, with mainly positive results.
There’s a new effort to put some teeth in California’s ban on using cellphones while driving, making a second offense an even stiffer moving violation.
San Francisco police have begun enforcing the city’s sit/lie law, which was approved by voters in November.
A paperwork snafu has delayed enforcement of San Francisco’s sit/lie ban.
San Francisco officials may use street-sweeping trucks to catch vehicles parked illegally, as the city looks to increase parking ticket revenue.
Prostitution is growing in Vallejo with women who are much younger than before.
Bicyclists are fuming over a crackdown at UC Berkeley that is leaving cash-poor students with $220 tickets.