The state Legislature has passed a bill intended to speed and streamline the process for dismissing teachers accused of misconduct, despite the opinion of some that the measure should be improved, possibly next year.
San Francisco police supervisors will soon be wearing video cameras on their chests in the wake of controversial drug raids.
The state Assembly on Wednesday passed a labor-backed bill that would make it easier to discipline and fire teachers accused of misconduct.
A California State Bar court is recommending that Del Norte County District Attorney Jon Alexander be disbarred after finding him culpable of three counts of misconduct.
The city ethics commission met Monday to set the ground rules for the misconduct case against Ross Mirkarimi, the sheriff who was suspended after being charged with domestic violence.
San Francisco’s ethics commission is scheduled to begin hearing testimony in the city’s misconduct case against Ross Mirkarimi, the suspended sheriff removed from his job after being charged with domestic violence.
San Francisco Superior Judge Harold Kahn issued the tentative ruling Thursday and, after hearing from both Mirkarimi’s counsel and the city attorney’s office, said Friday that the matters raised by Mirkarimi’s counsel “can and should be addressed by the administrative procedure.”
State Sen. and mayoral candidate Leland Yee on Tuesday accused interim Mayor Ed Lee of more misconduct. Lee’s campaign manager, Bill Barnes, strongly denied the accusations.
District Attorney George Gascon Friday afternoon dropped 26 cases involving San Francisco police’s Mission Station.
Independent state auditor Elaine Howell told the Sacramento Bee the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing is one of the “worst-run” state agencies in California.