Berkeley City Council Votes To Slash Police Budget By $9.2 MillionBerkeley city councilmembers voted on Wednesday to cut the police budget next fiscal year by $9.2 million, about 12 percent, though the money saved will help backfill the city's deficit rather than support changes as some residents had hoped.
San Francisco Police End Common Practice Of Releasing Suspect Booking MugshotsSan Francisco police will stop making public the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a threat to the public, as part of an effort to stop perpetuating racial stereotypes, the city's police chief announced Wednesday.
Oakland Police Officer Arrested For Allegedly Stalking City EmployeeAn Oakland police officer has been arrested for allegedly stalking a city employee while making harassing phone calls and threats, the department announced Monday evening.
East Bay Police Departments Formulate Plan To Crack Down On Illegal FireworksWith the recent significant uptick in the sights and sounds of illegal fireworks across the Bay Area and the country, local police departments say they have received thousands of complaints over the last few months.
Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Post About Slapping Protesters' FacesAntioch police officer's union president Steve Aiello has apologized after making a social media comment about police and protesters.
Hate Graffiti Found Spray Painted On Several Pacifica BuildingsA hate crimes investigation was launched in Pacifica Tuesday after graffiti urging violence towards Whites and police was discovered spray painted on several buildings.
Stabbing Suspect Fatally Shot In Confrontation With Milpitas PoliceA 19-year-old stabbing suspect who allegedly lunged at Milpitas police officers as they attempted to apprehend him was fatally shot on Sunday night.
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.
South San Jose Standoff Ends With Home Invasion Suspects In CustodyThree home invasion suspects were taken into custody following a tense standoff with police at a home in South San Jose Thursday morning, authorities said.
Iron Horse Trail Assault Suspect Turns Himself Into PoliceA man suspected in at least one of a series of sexual batteries of female joggers running along the popular Iron Horse Trail has surrendered to East Bay Regional Park District Police, authorities announced Wednesday.
Raymond James Fires Associate Over Videotaped Pacific Heights Black Lives Matter Sign ConfrontationThe husband of San Francisco-based skin care company CEO Lisa Alexander was fired by the Raymond James wealth management firm Monday as the social media outage continued to grow over the couple's videotaped encounter with a Pacific Heights neighbor as he was creating a chalk Black Lives Matter sign in front of his home.
CEO Apologizes For Pacific Heights Confrontation Over Black Lives Matter SignLisa Alexander, the CEO of a San Francisco-based skin care company, issued an apology Sunday for calling the police on a man who was creating a Black Lives Matter sign in chalk in front of his Pacific Heights home.
One Dead, One Wounded In Early Morning Hayward ShootingOne man is dead and a second hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries following an early Sunday morning shooting in Hayward, authorities said.
She Called 'Men With Guns Because Of Chalk Art'; Pacific Heights Man On Black Lives Matter Sign Confrontation With San Francisco CEOSan Francisco man’s cellphone video of his encounter with San Francisco skin care CEO Lisa Alexander claiming that he was committing a crime while creating a Black Live Matter sign in chalk at his Pacific Heights home has triggered social media outrage and forced the company to shut down its website.
Petaluma Sideshow Suspect Arrested Following High-Speed PursuitAn 18-year-old Rohnert Park man staging a sideshow on a Petaluma street was arrested late Saturday night after trying elude police in a pursuit that topped 100 mph, authorities said.