Head Of San Francisco’s Arson Task Force Says He Was DemotedThe head of the arson task force at the San Francisco Fire Department said he has been demoted. It's not the first time the former task force chief has been a squeaky wheel.
2 Danville Residents Held On $4M Bail In Alleged Sex Trafficking Ring CaseTwo Danville residents who authorities allege led a large-scale sex trafficking ring are each being held on $4 million bail, a Contra Costa County deputy district attorney said Wednesday.
Retired Judges To Join Task Force Probing Racist, Homophobic Text Messages By SF Police OfficersThree retired judges will be working with San Francisco prosecutors to review roughly 3,000 criminal cases that have potentially been tainted by 14 San Francisco police officers who sent homophobic, racist and sexist text messages, District Attorney George Gascon announced Thursday.
San Francisco Supervisor Pushes For Task Force If Marijuana Legalized In 2016San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener is hoping to get approval to create a task force to help plan local policies if cannabis is legalized in the 2016 California election.
Task Force To Investigate Misconduct Among San Francisco Police, Sheriff's DepartmentsFollowing separate allegations of misconduct by San Francisco police officers and sheriff’s deputies and irregularities at the Police Department’s DNA lab, District Attorney George Gascon announced Monday that he has created a task force to investigate the cases.
Cops From Pepper-Spraying Incident Revealed In UC Davis' Reynoso ReportThe California Supreme Court has ruled this week that newspapers have a right to publish the names of all the UC Davis campus police officers involved in pepper-spraying student protesters in 2011.
Governor Brown’s Drought Task Force Meets With SF Public Utilities Commission Members of Governor Browns' interagency Drought Task Force came to San Francisco Monday to meet with local government officials to learn more about efforts to respond to the drought.
UC President Napolitano To Form Campus-Wide Sexual Violence Prevention TaskforceUniversity of California President Janet Napolitano announced on Friday that she is forming a task force to oversee the university's efforts to prevent sexual violence on all UC campuses, medical centers and facilities.
Santa Clara County Funds New Human Trafficking TeamThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Wednesday to establish a human trafficking team.
FBI Launches Task Force On 1976 Peninsula 'Gypsy Hill Murders' After DNA Lead The Federal Bureau of Investigation is launching a task force to gather information on a series of cold case murders, including the ‘Gypsy Hill Murders’ that took place in the first four months of 1976 in San Mateo County.
Oakland Police Raid Nets Stolen Guns, 11 ArrestsOfficers arrested 11 suspects and seized numerous firearms in Oakland earlier this month, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Task Force Calls For $3 Billion In Taxes And Fees To Upgrade SF TransportationSan Francisco taxpayers could be asked to approve $3 billion in taxes and fees to help pay for fixes for the city's transportation system as a task force assembled by Mayor Ed Lee will bring its recommendations to City Hall on Monday.