Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing an amnesty program for Californians who can’t afford to pay off spiraling traffic fines and court penalties.
The 21 pedestrian deaths in 2013 in San Francisco has spurred a new focus in City Hall on how to make the city’s streets safer for those on foot.
A police chief has scolded his officers for the Internet posting of a photograph of a traffic citation given to San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed.
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed is facing a $35 fine or traffic school after he received a traffic ticket Tuesday morning.
Gov. Brown’s proposed budget cuts to the court system will likely go through, which is cause for an emergency meeting by the state Supreme Court.
During his travels About the Bay, KCBS’ Mike Sugerman found that even with the discount, drivers are paying more than they’d like for those violations.
California drivers are being offered a discount on unpaid traffic tickets in a program designed to help both drivers and the cash-strapped judicial system
Given the choice, most people who get a traffic ticket would choose community service over paying what have become hefty fines.