DMV Settles With Soccer Fan Over Rejected 'COYW' Personalized PlateA California soccer fan has won in his attempt to honor his favorite soccer team with the vanity plate “COYW” -- an acronym for the slogan “Come On You Whites.”
Toll Cheating On Bay Area Bridges Down 75 PercentToll cheating has dropped dramatically on the Bay Area's bridges, possibly due to a new state law, according to officials.
San Jose Councilman Proposes Installing Plate Readers On City Vehicles To Reduce Car TheftIn an effort to reduce car theft, San Jose parking enforcement officers could soon get automatic license plate readers on their vehicles if one city council member gets his way.
Soccer Fan Sues California DMV Over Rejected Personalized PlateA soccer fan claims in a lawsuit that the California Department of Motor Vehicles violated his First Amendment rights by rejecting a personalized license plate he said would celebrate his favorite team.
Novato's Automated License Plate Reader Helps Locate Stolen CarsPolice recovered two stolen vehicles Saturday morning in Novato with the help of an automated license plate reader, police said.
Personal Information Collected By License Plate Readers May Be Available To Anyone Who AsksIf you drive a car through the Bay Area, chances are good that police have photos of your license plate, and data on where you’ve been, and that information may be available to anyone who asks for it.
Devout Christian Horrified Over 'Satanic' 666 License Plate From DMVA Berkeley woman loves her new car, but has a big problem with her new randomly generated license plates ending in 666.
Police Arrest 16-Year-Old Driver Accused Of Running Over San Leandro Police Officer With Stolen CarAuthorities have arrested a 16-year-old on suspicion of running over a San Leandro police officer and nearly hitting another officer Thursday morning, prompting the officers to open fire. A 19-year-old man was also arrested in the case.
Provocative License Plate Spotted In Danville Could Make You BlushAfter KPIX 5 first reported an obscene license plate that slipped through the DMV's censors, a viewer found another one that's blush-worthy.
Vulgar San Jose License Plate Overlooked By DMV's Rigid Research ProcessA driver spotted recently in San Jose is going to have to get a new license plate after caught sporting one of the foulest, most vulgar phrases in the Vietnamese language.
11 Ways The Government Is Spying On YouYou don't have to read too far into the dystopian works of George Orwell's 1984 or Aldous Huxley's Brave New World before drawing up some similarities between fiction and real-world governments.
Belvedere To Start Tracking Cars With License Plate CamerasCameras will soon be taking pictures of your license plates when you enter or leave Belvedere.
Despite Criticism, Los Altos Adopts Controversial License Plate Surveillance Policy After a year on the beat, a license plate scanner used by Los Altos Police now has a new policy for how long that data can be stored.
California 9/11 Relatives To Get Second Shot At Scholarships Funded By Memorial License PlatesRelatives of Californians who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will get a second chance to apply for college scholarships under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown after investigations found that the state mishandled the program.
Fremont Votes For Surveillance Camera, License Plate Reader SystemThe Fremont City Council has voted unanimously to set up a system of surveillance cameras to watch who is going in and out of town.