Authorities are searching for at least one person – if not more – believed responsible for lighting fires in grassy areas of Novato since the weekend.
Despite the safe return of Banana Sam, San Francisco Zoo officials have added security measures to ensure no other similar problems.
The new policing model tells officers where to be before crimes occur.
San Francisco police are planning to beef up patrols after last year’s violence during the city’s Pride Celebration.
Police planned to step up patrols near a popular recreational trail in the East Bay, following at least two violent incidents within the last month.
Thirteen law enforcement agencies in Santa Clara County are deploying extra units to patrol for drunken drivers.
BART police officers are fanning out, and quietly riding lines and patrolling platforms in Contra Costa County, because that’s what riders asked for.