Superior Court

Judge Richard Kramer

Retiring Judge Gets Kinky Sendoff Party In San Francisco Courtroom

The HR director for San Francisco courts is looking into what happened inside a courtroom on Thursday during a party involving a fake female police officer, a whip and handcuffs.

07/24/2015

(Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Anti-Gay ‘Sodomite Suppression Act’ Not Heading For CA Ballots After Judge Rules Murderous Proposal Unconstitutional

A Superior Court judge has ruled the “Sodomite Suppression Act” proposed ballot initiative that called for the murder of gays is unconstitutional, effectively preventing the hate-filled bill from going before California voters.

06/23/2015

Mirkarimi Press Conference

SF Superior Court Judge Wipes False Imprisonment Conviction From Sheriff Mirkarimi’s Record

Mirkarimi, who is running for re-election to his post in November, pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge for an domestic incident involving his wife.

04/20/2015

A Fairfield police cruiser. (CBS)

Fairfield Neighborhood Relieved Judge Rules Sex Offender Cannot Reside Within Solano County

A Solano County Superior Court judge decided the fate of a convicted sex offender on Tuesday and that he won’t be able to reside in an upper middle-class Fairfield neighborhood.

04/07/2015

Michael Lyon

Judge Bans Use Of Cameras For Fmr. Boy Scout Leader Convicted Of Secretly Recording Women Using Restroom

Superior Court Judge Ben Davidian imposed the no-camera rule on Friday as a condition of 59-year-old Michael Lyon’s bail.

03/21/2015

Officer Geoffrey Graves (San Jose Police Dept.)

Case of San Jose Police Officer Accused Of Raping Undocumented Immigrant Goes To Court

The case of a San Jose police officer accused of raping an undocumented immigrant while on duty was in Santa Clara County Superior Court on Monday, although the accused did not appear.

03/02/2015

ACCJC president Barbara Beno looks through her 
correspondence regarding the decision to disaccredit CCSF. (PHOTO BY HANNAH ALBARAZI)

Accreditation Commission President Testifies Commission Was Quick To Discredit CCSF

The president of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges testified in San Francisco Superior Court that she did not provide CCSF enough time to respond to perceived deficiencies during their accreditation process.

10/28/2014

Windsor pot grow. (PHOTO COURTESY SONOMA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE)

Couple Charged With Child Endangerment Stemming From Backyard Pot Grow In Sonoma County

A Windsor couple will be arraigned Monday on child endangerment charges after Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies found evidence on Wednesday of a hash laboratory and marijuana grow in their home, a sheriff’s sergeant said.

09/05/2014

Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo. (County of Sonoma)

Sonoma Supervisors Censure Efren Carrillo, Urge Him To Resign After Peeking Trial

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday censured the actions of Supervisor Efren Carrillo and told him he should resign his 5th District seat because of an incident at a female neighbor’s apartment in July.

05/06/2014

Police say Ashley Newton stabbed her 7-month old baby to death before officers found her with the unresponsive child in an East Bay Regional Park. (Source: Alameda County)

Alameda Co. D.A. Charges Mother With Murder Of Her Baby

A San Jose woman was charged with murder on Tuesday for the fatal stabbing of her 7-month-old baby boy in a rural area near Livermore on Saturday.

04/29/2014

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