Bay Area Health Officials Call For Enforcement Of Face Covering DirectivesOne by one, Bay Area counties are starting to crack down on violators of the coronavirus health orders as people defy the law and cases of COVID-19 continue to climb.
Coronavirus Pandemic Prompts More Citations Instead Of Arrests For Some Offenses In Santa Clara CountySanta Clara County law enforcement will issue citations instead of making arrests for a handful of offenses to promote safety and prevent jail crowding during the spread of novel coronavirus, the county court system announced Wednesday.
BART Board Discusses Report Showing Racial Disparities In CitationsBART police Chief Ed Alvarez presented a recent report to the agency's Board of Directors Thursday showing that black BART riders are cited more frequently than other riders for certain violations.
BART Police Data Shows Disparity In Ticketing Of African American Passengers Over 'Quality Of Life' OffensesNew data from Bay Area Rapid Transit police shows officers are issuing a disproportionate amount of citations over so-called "quality of life" issues to African American passengers.
Cyclists And Pedestrians Targeted In Petaluma Traffic Enforcement OperationPolice arrested a bicyclist on suspicion of violating the terms of his probation and cited 20 others during a pedestrian and bicycle enforcement operation in Petaluma Friday morning.
San Jose Expanding Crackdown On Illegal Fireworks As Holiday ApproachesWith about two weeks left until the Fourth of July holiday, San Jose city leaders have a plan that would expand a crackdown on illegal fireworks, which has become a growing concern for residents.
Police Along Peninsula Crack Down On Distracted DriversAs more drivers become distracted with their smartphones and other devices, police along the Peninsula will be out in extra force on Tuesday writing up citations to remind them of the dangers not just to themselves, but for everyone else on the road.
61 Speeding Citations Issued On South San Francisco Streets Plagued By AccidentsPolice in South San Francisco issued 61 citations Friday during a saturation patrol of three city streets plagued by speeding and many injury and fatal accidents, the police department reported.
Bay Area Winter Spare The Air Season Sees Record Number Of Alerts, Citations30 Spare the Air alerts were issued during the past winter season, with 267 people being cited for violating the no-wood-burning rule.
Elevator Company Fined Following Worker Death At Levi’s Stadium In Santa ClaraState officials have cited an elevator company in the death of a worker at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara earlier this year.
Santa Rosa Courthouse Sting Nets 10 Unlicensed DriversSanta Rosa and Petaluma police cited 10 people for driving without a valid license or on a suspended license during a sting at the Sonoma County courthouse Tuesday.
Trucks Inspected For Violations At Port Of OaklandThe California Air Resources Board and the California Highway Patrol were both inspecting trucks at the Port of Oakland on Wednesday, as part of a month-long campaign to ensure compliance with California’s air pollution laws.
Bay Area CHP Issues Almost 6,000 Distracted Driving CitationsMore than 30,000 citations were issued statewide in April, part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
San Francisco's Sit-Lie Law Proves Successful In The HaightThe controversial San Francisco law has been enforced for six months, with mainly positive results.
SFPD Issue Fewer Tickets For Moving Violations As Budget Tightens Drivers in San Francisco seem to be getting more leeway from the laws as police dish out fewer tickets for moving violations.