A Daly City pastor who had been charged with three felony counts of child molestation pleaded no contest Wednesday to a misdemeanor count of false imprisonment which will not require him to register as a sex offender, prosecutors said.
East Bay Irish Priest Details Heartbreak As He Comforts Friends of Victims In Berkeley Balcony Collapse
Father Aidan McAleenan spent the initial hours after the tragedy comforting victims and their friends at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek.
Four months after the closure of The Jungle, once regarded as one of the nation’s largest homeless encampments, protesters and homeless advocates returned to the San Jose site to demand more permanent housing.
A Sausalito man whose home on the water sank during last week’s brutal storm was reunited with his dog that somehow survived the sinking, and swam to shore.
Silicon Valley Community Leaders Question Disproportionate Numbers Of Ethnic Minority Kids In Juvenile Justice System
Community leaders in Santa Clara County have kicked off a two-day public forum on what they call a disproportionately high number of kids from an ethnic-minority background in the child welfare and juvenile justice system.
A document being called the “Declaration of Inclusion” has begun circulating among the governing bodies of several Bay Area churches, and as of February 18th, 30 churches had declared their intent to allow the unions; about half of those in the Bay Area.
A San Ramon youth pastor has been arrested after allegedly hiding two 17-year-old runaways at his home and having a sexual relationship with one of them, police said Thursday.
The Catholic Diocese of San Jose announced Monday that the pastor who allowed a registered sex offender to volunteer at an elementary school festival last month has stepped down from his position at St. Frances Cabrini Parish.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP/KCBS) Seven pastors from the San Francisco Bay area who were barred from serving in the nation’s largest Lutheran group because of a policy that required gay clergy to be celibate have been […]