Infamous 'Ski Mask Rapist' Denied Parole At Hearing Under New State LawA man known as the "Ski Mask Rapist," who was convicted of more than two dozen rapes in the Bay Area in the 1980s, was denied parole at a hearing Wednesday under a new state law.
Oakland Police Changing Search Policy For People On Probation, ParoleThe Oakland Police Department will enact a new much more restrictive policy for searching people on probation and parole.
Gov. Newsom Reverses Decision To Grant Parole To Manson Cult Follower Leslie Van HoutenGovernor Gavin Newsom has reversed a recommendation to grant parole to Manson cult follower, Leslie Van Houten, who was convicted in the 1969 murder of grocer Leno LaBianca and his wife at their their home in Los Angeles, in 1969.
'Quentin Cooks' Program Teaches San Quentin Inmates Fine Culinary SkillsThe unique culinary program Quentin Cooks at San Quentin State Prison recruits professional chefs who volunteer to teach inmates cooking skills required to work in a commercial restaurant.
2 Teens On Parole Arrested For Robbing Elderly Woman In Home, Stealing Her CarPalo Alto police arrested two teenagers on probation for robbing an elderly woman in her home before fleeing the scene in her car on Tuesday afternoon. 
Measure Allowing California Parolees To Vote May Be On 2020 BallotThe amendment announced Monday would affect nearly 50,000 ex-felons who currently are prohibited from registering to vote in local, state or federal elections.
Panel Recommends Parole for Convicted Murderer and Manson FollowerA California parole panel on Thursday recommended for the first time that Charles Manson follower Robert Beausoleil be freed after serving nearly a half-century in prison for murder.
Paroled Gangster Rapper Seeks Redemption After 26 Years Behind BarsA Bay Area gangster rapper whose violent lyrics helped convict him and put him behind bars for more than a quarter century is now free from prison, trying to make amends and restart his career.
Brown: No Parole For Convicted 'Black Widow' KillerGov. Jerry Brown has blocked the parole of a 63-year-old woman whom prosecutors dubbed a "black widow" because she had her husband killed.
Family of 3 Girls Killed by Daly City Mom Protest ParoleRelatives of three little girls killed by their mother two decades ago are pleading with Gov. Jerry Brown to deny her parole.
Gov. Brown Denies Parole for Manson Follower Leslie Van HoutenGov. Jerry Brown once again denied parole Friday for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson.