Oakland’s police chief is hoping a high tech approach to tracking crime trends can make a big difference for a department that many says is extremely short staffed. This comes as the Oakland Police Department received so many calls for help on Friday that officers couldn’t respond to all of them.
San Jose has seen a record number of pedestrian fatalities this year. There have been 20 in 2011, compared with just seven last year.
49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is enduring a fair amount of second-guessing for his 4th quarter “keep the field goal” decision in the Niners loss to Dallas.
It’s a mixed bag when it comes to the latest numbers involving pedestrian traffic accidents in San Francisco. That’s because the mishaps may be fewer, but they have been more deadly.
Authorities had reason to celebrate in East Palo Alto, where there has been a significant decline in the city’s crime rate. Partnerships between police and community organizations were credited with helping to send that figure tumbling.
The Giants will enter the National League Championship Series this weekend as a clear underdog, and the orange and black will have to muster more offense if they hope to keep pace with the powerful Phillies.