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Retired Judges To Join Task Force Probing Racist, Homophobic Text Messages By SF Police Officers

Three 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.

05/07/2015

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San Francisco Supervisor Pushes For Task Force If Marijuana Legalized In 2016

San 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.

04/28/2015

San Francisco Police Chief George Gascon

Task Force To Investigate Misconduct Among San Francisco Police, Sheriff’s Departments

Following 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.

03/30/2015

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Cops From Pepper-Spraying Incident Revealed In UC Davis’ Reynoso Report

The 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.

08/22/2014

A stream of water cuts through the dry bottom of the Almaden Reservoir on January 28, 2014 in San Jose, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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.

08/11/2014

Department of Homeland Security secretary and University of California president designate Janet Napolitano (C) speaks during a news conference following the University of California Board of Regents meeting on July 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The University of California's Board of Regents voted today to confirm Janet Napolitano to be the next president of the UC system.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC President Napolitano To Form Campus-Wide Sexual Violence Prevention Taskforce

University 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.

06/20/2014

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Santa Clara County Funds New Human Trafficking Team

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Wednesday to establish a human trafficking team.

06/19/2014

(Clockwise from upper left) Paula Baxter, Tanya Marie Blackwell, Carol Lee Booth, Michelle Mitchell, Denise Lamp, Veronica Cascio (FBI)

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.

03/06/2014

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Oakland Police Raid Nets Stolen Guns, 11 Arrests

Officers arrested 11 suspects and seized numerous firearms in Oakland earlier this month, according to the California Highway Patrol.

02/16/2014

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Task Force Calls For $3 Billion In Taxes And Fees To Upgrade SF Transportation

San 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.

11/25/2013

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