Judge Dismisses Charge Against One Defendant In Oakland Beating DeathA judge Monday dismissed a murder charge against one of two young Oakland men who were charged in the brutal beating death of a 55-year-old man in a West Oakland park about a year ago.
Berkeley Soda Tax Brings In $116K In First Month AloneBerkeley is celebrating a big haul after just one month of the city’s new soda tax.
Tesla Announces Major Upgrades To Roadster 3.0, Expected To Be Able To Travel 400 Miles On Single ChargeThe Palo Alto-based company is expected to unveil the upgrades in early 2015, with a non-stop trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles.
Golden Gate Bridge District Vote Keeps Sidewalk-Toll Plan For Cyclists-Pedestrians On The TableA proposal to look into charging a toll for pedestrians and bicyclists to use the sidewalks on the Golden Gate Bridge will move forward after the bridge district board took a Friday vote.
Richmond Teenager Charged With Stabbing Elderly Woman In Berkeley Carjacking AttemptAn 18-year-old Richmond man has been charged with attempted murder and attempted carjacking for allegedly stabbing an elderly woman in Berkeley on Friday afternoon, police said Monday.
San Mateo County Judge Facing DUI Charge A San Mateo County judge is a facing a DUI charge following a May arrest, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.
Sonoma Supervisors Censure Efren Carrillo, Urge Him To Resign After Peeking TrialThe 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.
Jury Finds Sonoma County Supervisor Not Guilty Of Attempted Peeking The jury in the trial of Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo Monday reached a not guilty verdict on an attempted peeking charge against him.
Oakland Man Charged With Murder In Beating Death Of Woman Near Lake MerrittAn Oakland man has been charged with murder for allegedly beating a woman to death near Lake Merritt in Oakland earlier this month, police said Tuesday.
Board Approves 4 Years Of Toll Hikes On Golden Gate Bridge The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors voted 15-2 Friday morning to gradually raise the toll on the bridge over the next four years starting this April.
Ex-Convicts Charged In Marijuana Deal Murder In Oakland Parking LotTwo ex-convicts have been charged with murder for the fatal shooting of an Alameda man in the parking lot of a Walmart store in East Oakland in December that police said took place during a marijuana deal.
Judge Recommends Law License Suspension For Drunk-Driving, Badge-Flashing SF ProsecutorA State Bar of California judge has recommended a two-year suspension of the law license of a former San Francisco prosecutor who has three convictions for driving under the influence and who tried to use his badge to avoid arrest.
3 SJSU Students Facing Hate Crime Charges For Harassing RoommateThree white San Jose State University students have been charged with a hate crime for allegedly abusing a freshman roommate who is black.
Golden Gate Bridge Toll Could Hit $8 By 2018The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors considered plans Friday that could possibly raise tolls as high as $8 by 2018 to make up a projected budget shortfall.
Former San Mateo County Probation Chief Sentenced For Child Porn ChargeA former San Mateo County probation chief convicted of possessing child pornography was sentenced Friday to 10 months in county jail and was led away from court in handcuffs.