Bouncing a check has never been a good thing to do, and in a strange twist of irony where people are writing few and fewer of them—the penalty for writing a bad one might be harsher than it was before.
A new policy in Alameda County is instructing prosecutors to consider filing lesser criminal charges for some legal immigrants in an effort to avoid mandatory deportation.
Hundreds of west coast law enforcement prosecutors and service providers are gathering in Oakland this week to compare notes on how to best combat human trafficking.
Underwater homeowners frantic to hold onto their homes have become a tempting target for scam artists offering loan modification help at a hefty price.
Berkeley city officials are rethinking a voter-approved plan to license and tax six urban medical marijuana farms.
The city of Oakland’s plan to license four medical marijuana production and processing plants might be snuffed out before it starts.
The regional H.E.A.T. Watch program will target pimps and provide a safe haven for the young victims.
OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)- Protestors and Oscar Grant’s family and friends aren’t the only ones who think the jury’s involuntary manslaughter conviction was the wrong one. Oakland officials are critical of the verdict too.
LOS ANGELES (KCBS) A Los Angeles jury on Thursday afternoon found former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle guilty of involuntary manslaughter with enhancement of a gun, which will carry a sentence of between five and […]