Death Of Mario Woods Part Of Long History Of Racial Tension In San FranciscoThe death of Mario Woods five years ago brought police reforms to San Francisco that were five decades in the making.
Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen Will No Longer Seek Death Sentences Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen announced Wednesday several enforcement changes within his department including no longer seeking the death sentence in capital murder cases and undertaking "robust investigation and prosecution of criminal (police) officer misconduct."
'Words Matter' - Twitter Removing 'Master,' 'Slave' And 'Blacklist' From CodeTwitter is dropping the terms "master," "slave" and "blacklist" from its code after two engineers lobbied for the use of more inclusive programming language.
Oakland City Council To Revisit Recently Approved Budget Amid Calls To Defund PoliceDemands by residents to defund the police were heard Tuesday by Oakland City Council members who will now revisit the budget they approved last week.
Police Brutality Protesters Gather At Antioch City Hall, Seek Removal Of 2 OfficersProtesters calling for an end to police brutality gathered outside City Hall in Antioch on Monday, calling for the removal of two officers.
Oakland School Board Votes To Remove OUSD Police From School CampusesThe Oakland Unified School District's Board of Education was set to vote Wednesday evening on eliminating police services from the district's campuses.
Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay AreaBay Area businesses suffered widespread damage during the George Floyd protests but most of the looting happened far away from the marches. Seven different shopping districts were hit in just four days. KPIX 5 has learned investigators are scouring through hours of surveillance video, and have already connected some dots.
Alphabet Inc. Workers Petition Google To Stop Selling G-Suite To Police DepartmentsMore than 1600 workers at Alphabet Inc. petitioned the parent company's Google unit to stop working with police departments, according a report.
Black Lives Matter Horse Ride Held Along Oakland's Skyline TrailHundreds of horse riders showed up for a ride along the Skyline Trail in Oakland over the weekend in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.
Menlo Park Police Chief Stuns Council By Announcing Retirement At Policing Town HallMembers of the Menlo Park City Council were stunned Thursday after the police chief announced his retirement at a council meeting about policing.
Federal Judge Places Limits On Oakland Police Use Of Tear Gas On ProtestersA federal judge has temporarily placed limits on the Oakland Police Department's use of tear gas, flash bangs and rubber bullets on protesters.