The U.S. Supreme Court is due to take another look on Friday at whether it should review the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.
At issue is $30 million in tax dollars which were slated for the San Francisco 49ers new stadium in Santa Clara.
The wife of suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi has submitted a written declaration defending her husband as he prepares to testify Thursday in an administrative hearing on whether he can keep his job.
Three women who were in Dodger Stadium during a brutal attack on a Giants fan gave graphic accounts Thursday of the chaotic scene in a parking lot where the man was chased, punched, kicked and left with brain damage.
The mother and uncle of Oscar Grant III, an unarmed man who was killed by former Bay Area Rapid Transit police Officer Johannes Mehserle three years ago, expressed outrage Friday that they weren’t informed of Mehserle’s appellate hearing on Wednesday.
A 17-year-old boy suspected in an April shooting in Mill Valley and the theft of celebrity chef Guy Fieri’s yellow Lamborghini from a San Francisco dealership last year made a brief appearance in Marin County Superior Court Thursday morning.
The man accused of killing seven people and wounding three others in a shooting rampage at Oakland’s Oikos University pleaded not guilty to murder, attempted murder and other charges Monday.
The 77-year-old had said he did not plan to attend the hearing Wednesday, even though it could be his last opportunity to ask for freedom.
Lawyers for 46 minority students and a civil rights group asked a federal appeals court in San Francisco Monday to allow them to go forward with their challenge to a voter-approved ban on affirmative action in University of California admissions.
The state still has to clean up thousands of underground gas tanks that are leaking.