Illicit Drug Use Up In California Prisons Despite Multi-Million Dollar ProgramDrug use appears to have increased since California began a multi-million dollar program to keep illicit drugs from reaching state prisons.
SJPD's New Drone Program Hovers Closer To Reality As Vote LoomsThe San Jose City Council is expected to give the Police Department's proposed one-year drone pilot program the green light...
East Bay Apprenticeship Program Turns 90% Of Enrolled Gang Members Into Employed Ex-Gang MembersA program in Richmond and Oakland worked so well, people in Union City called to ask for the same treatment.
5-Year, $2M Fundraising Effort Boosts Tenderloin Center For SF’s Homeless YouthSan Francisco's non-profit Larkin Street Youth services, dedicated to helping homeless youth, has opened a new, consolidated service hub in the Tenderloin.
Napa Curbside Composting Program Aims To Keep 8,000 Tons Of Material Out Of LandfillsA curbside composting program in Napa could keep more than 8,000 tons of material out of its landfill each year, city officials said.
Missing Assault Rifles Lead Feds To End Surplus Weapons Giveaways To San Mateo, Napa County Sheriff's Offices The delivery of mine-resistant vehicles to local law enforcement agencies last month generated outcry about the ills of militarizing police agencies in the United States. Those cries could grow louder now that some of the other weapons in that program are unaccounted for.
Santa Rosa Police Unveil Most Wanted Offenders ProgramSanta Rosa police Wednesday unveiled a new Most Wanted Offenders program.
What's On YouTube? 'YouTube Nation' Lets You KnowSan Bruno-based YouTube brings new, trending & yet-to-be-discovered content online...
PayPal Testing Facial Recognition Program To Verify Mobile PaymentsRecently kicking off in London borough Richmond upon Thames, the test includes 12 different merchants set up to accept PayPal payments, according to the company.
California Schools Misappropriated Millions Of Dollars Intended For Low-Income Student MealsState officials say California school districts have misappropriated tens of millions of dollars intended to provide meals to low-income students.
HealthWatch: School Lunches To Have More Veggies, Whole GrainsThe first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings—including the always popular pizza—will come with less sodium, more whole grains and a wider selection of fruits and vegetables on the side.
Bay Area Secret Santas Pay Off Layaway AccountsThe spirit of giving is spreading to Bay Area Kmart stores as hundreds of "secret Santas" have been helping to pay down customers' layaway accounts in time for Christmas.