SJPD To Begin Wearing Body Cams Later This Year; Release Details On Drone UseSan Jose’s police department says it will begin field testing cameras on about a dozen officers in September with full implementation a year later. They also said they won't roll out drone technology until 2017.
Federal Court Upholds Sunnyvale’s Ban On Gun Magazines That Can Hold More Than 10 BulletsThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Sunnyvale's ban on gun magazines that can hold more than 10 bullets.
Federal And State Laws Obscure Legal Boundaries For Pot Businesses Looking To Deposit Money In BanksNow that four states have legalized recreational marijuana use, entrepreneurs want to start businesses. It may be a lucrative proposition, but there's no place to keep the money.
Rep. Jackie Speier Fires Back After House Republicans Pass Anti-Abortion BillHouse Republicans passed an anti-abortion bill Thursday night, but not the one they planned.
Sheriff’s Association Alleges Retaliation Threats Against Contra Costa Co. Supervisors In Federal LawsuitThe Contra Costa Deputy Sheriff’s Association is filing a federal lawsuit against county supervisors for alleged threats of retaliation they made in relation to a controversial pay raise the supervisors have since rescinded for themselves.
2 San Francisco Police Officers Convicted On Several Counts In Federal Corruption TrialTwo San Francisco police officers were found guilty on about half the charges against them in a federal corruption trial as the jury reached a verdict on Friday.
FAA Expected To Require Pilot License To Operate A Drone Under Strict New RegulationsThe official rules for commercial drones are expected to be released by the end of the year, but according to one report, the FAA is expected to announce they will require operators to have a pilot license along with other restrictions.
Security To Be Increased At Federal Government Buildings In D.C., Other Cities In 'Precautionary Step'Security will be increased at various federal government buildings in Washington and other major American cities, the Homeland Security Department announced Tuesday in what it described as a “precautionary step.”
SF City Attorney To Appeal Court’s Ruling To End Ellis Act-Relocation PaymentsSan Francisco’s City Attorney Dennis Herrera announced on Wednesday that they would appeal a federal court’s ruling that quashes mandatory relocation payments for the city’s tenants evicted through California’s Ellis Act.
Judge Rules Dog Walker’s Constitutional Rights Violated When Park Ranger Tasers HimA federal judge ruled on Thursday against a National Park Service ranger who used a stun gun on a man for being uncooperative about his off-leash dog in an unincorporated San Mateo Park.
Twitter Sues Government For Right To Release Federal Surveillance RecordsSighting need for to provide transparency to customers and the desire to express their free speech rights, Twitter is suing the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the right to disclose the exact number of court orders and security requests they get from the federal government.
Federal Lawsuit Filed Against Antioch School Over Restraining Of Special-Needs BoyA mother of a special-needs boy has filed a federal lawsuit against his former school in Antioch accusing school staff of inappropriately restraining him on multiple occasions and giving him a bloody nose, bruises and causing him to wet his pants.
Santa Rosa Secures Funding To Build Bicycle-Pedestrian Bridge The city of Santa Rosa won't have to worry about people running across railroad tracks near the Coddingtown Mall area. Regional transportation planners are giving the city an $8.2 million grant to build a bicycle-pedestrian bridge.
Federal Bureau Okays Oil And Gas Leasing For Fracking In California To Resume The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) says it will resume oil and gas leasing for fracking on federal land in California next year.
Bomb Squad Detonates Dynamite Found Outside Of SF Federal CourthouseThe bomb squad blew up an apparent explosive device outside the San Francisco Federal Building Monday night.