UPDATE: Oakland Police Chief Hopes to Tap Into Public Support with Anti-Violence RallyPolice Chief LeRonne Armstrong on Wednesday talked about his new strategy for combating a surge in violent crime that has gripped his city this year, just hours before going public with his road map for the department through 2024.
Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong To Unveil 'Stand Up for Safe Oakland' Initiative After Chaotic July 4th WeekendOakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong is set to announce a safe streets initiative in the wake of a chaotic 4th of July weekend punctuated by shootings, illegal fireworks, a homicide, and another raucous sideshow.
‘San Jose Means Business’ – Fines, Possible Jailtime Loom For Sideshow, Street Racing PromotersThe first major U.S. city to do so, San Jose had made promoting street racing or sideshows a crime, as city leaders continue to crack down on the illegal activity by pursuing every avenue possible.
'No Sideshow Zone;' Antioch Unveils Prevention, Enforcement Action Against Planned 'Rideout' EventAhead of a planned sideshow event, Antioch's mayor and police chief on Wednesday declared the city a "no sideshow zone" and outlined steps for prevention and enforcement.
Constant Sideshows At Former Naval Air Station Irk Alameda Residents; Now On City Council AgendaThe Alameda City Council will discuss an issue that has troubled several Bay Area cities in recent months. Sideshows have become routine at the retired naval air station. Many residents would like to see some changes.
Gunfire Erupts As Raucous Sideshows Break Out Across Eastern Contra Costa CountyGunfire erupted early Sunday at an illegal sideshow in Pittsburg as officers in four Contra Costa County cities responded to several raucous gatherings that led to citations, towed impounded vehicles and an arrest after a police pursuit.
San Jose Explores Installing More Traffic Circles And Roundabouts To Curb SideshowsResidents in San Jose fed up with sideshow activity have contacted City Hall asking if certain hard-hit intersections could be put on the list of future traffic roundabouts.
Oakland Police Announce Detail Dedicated to Sideshow EnforcementThe Oakland Police Department announced a detail dedicated to sideshow enforcement on Sunday.
Oakland Man Wounded After Gunfire Erupts At San Francisco SideshowA 19-year-old Oakland man was wounded early Sunday morning at an illegal sideshow in San Francisco Mission District.
2 Arrests, 6 Vehicles Towed, 10 Citations Issued During Oakland Sideshow ActivityIllegal sideshow activity in Oakland Sunday resulted in the arrest of two people, ten others issued citations, and the towing of six vehicles. A firearm was also recovered, police said Monday.
UPDATE: 4 Spectators Injured At San Francisco Mission District SideshowA sideshow following a large gathering in San Francisco Mission District honoring the life of the late Tejano music icon Selena Saturday ended with injuries to a least four spectators.