U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier helped kick off a naming contest Friday for a baby gorilla during a visit to the San Francisco Zoo.
One of the largest groups engaged in what is called gay-conversion therapy has shut down and apologized and a local lawmaker is relieved.
San Francisco and Peninsula Congresswoman Jackie Speier said she’s known about a Secret Service and Capitol Police investigation into lewd online postings threatening her and President Obama.
A first-of-its-kind conference in Redwood City on Monday sought to address school shootings and looks for solutions in how to prevent them.
Records show the Army commander of a former soldier who gunned down two California police detectives had allowed him to resign from the military instead of face a court-martial when he was twice accused of rape.
Peninsula Congresswoman Jackie Speier said changes only ban commanders from reversing a verdict, but they can still reduce sentences.
An Army official said this week there was not enough evidence to proceed with a rape prosecution against the man who killed two Santa Cruz police officers, fueling the debate over how the military investigates sex crimes.
Sen. Barbara Boxer questioned Wednesday whether the military erred when it dropped rape charges and discharged a soldier who later shot and killed two police detectives in Santa Cruz.
A Peninsula congresswoman has called for an investigation into the Army’s dropped rape charges against a man who shot and killed two Santa Cruz police officers.
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