A ballot measure passed by voters last week is already freeing hundreds of inmates from California county jails after their felony charges were reduced to misdemeanors.
The announcement of a verdict in the peeking trial of Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo was delayed Friday afternoon after a juror changed their mind at the last minute. Deliberations are set to continue.
Testimony Begins In Case Of Sonoma Co. Supervisor Accused Of ‘Peeking’ Outside Female Neighbor’s Window
Testimony began Tuesday morning in Santa Rosa in the case of a Sonoma County supervisor accused of lurking outside a female neighbor’s window in the middle of the night.
A transgender teen is expected to avoid a misdemeanor battery charge stemming from a bullying incident on an East Bay high school campus.
State senators have rejected a bid to make California the 14th state to end felony penalties for those convicted of possessing small amounts of drugs for personal use.
San Francisco State Senator Mark Leno is more and more optimistic that his bill, which would reduce punishment for possession of small amounts of drugs, including heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine, will pass the full state senate when it is voted on next week.
A U.S. State Department employee faces charges that he looked up the passport applications of more than 100 celebrities in the government records system…
Democrats in California’s Assembly joined other states Thursday in questioning the federal system that uses fingerprints to check the immigration status of people picked up by police.
The California Assembly is set to vote on a bill that would give local law authorities the power to charge small time marijuana growers with a misdemeanor rather than a felony.
San Francisco Sheriff Michael Hennessey said Friday he will soon begin releasing undocumented immigrants held in county jail for low-level offenses.