Sept. 9 will mark three years since the devastating pipeline explosion that rocked San Bruno; it will also be the final day for San Mateo County prosecutors and the State of California to file criminal charges against the utility for the deadly 2010 incident that claimed 8 lives, injured many, and leveled entire homes.
Deputy district attorneys in Contra Costa County said that a strike is a distinct possibility given the wave of deep cuts that have swept through their office.
Santa Clara County prosecutors have decided not to re-file charges against a man acquitted of beating a priest who allegedly molested him more than 30 years ago.
Federal prosecutors were seeking thousands of pages of documents from California regulators as they launched an investigation into the deadly gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno.
The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors was expected to sign off on an order Tuesday, requiring attorneys in the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s to take 12 furlough days between January and June, 2011.
A small group of former law enforcement officials and prosecutors Monday endorsed a statewide initiative on the Nov. 2 ballot that would legalize marijuana possession and the use of small amounts of marijuana for those over 21.