Coronavirus Update: California Chief Justice Suspends Jury Trials Statewide For 60 DaysCalifornia Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye on Monday evening ordered all jury trials in the state superior courts suspended for 60 days in light of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Retiring Judge Gets Kinky Sendoff Party In San Francisco CourtroomThe HR director for San Francisco courts is looking into what happened inside a courtroom on Thursday during a party involving a fake female police officer, a whip and handcuffs.
Anti-Gay 'Sodomite Suppression Act' Not Heading For CA Ballots After Judge Rules Murderous Proposal UnconstitutionalA Superior Court judge has ruled the "Sodomite Suppression Act" proposed ballot initiative that called for the murder of gays is unconstitutional, effectively preventing the hate-filled bill from going before California voters.
SF Superior Court Judge Wipes False Imprisonment Conviction From Sheriff Mirkarimi’s RecordMirkarimi, who is running for re-election to his post in November, pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge for an domestic incident involving his wife.
Fairfield Neighborhood Relieved Judge Rules Sex Offender Cannot Reside Within Solano CountyA Solano County Superior Court judge decided the fate of a convicted sex offender on Tuesday and that he won’t be able to reside in an upper middle-class Fairfield neighborhood.
Judge Bans Use Of Cameras For Fmr. Boy Scout Leader Convicted Of Secretly Recording Women Using RestroomSuperior Court Judge Ben Davidian imposed the no-camera rule on Friday as a condition of 59-year-old Michael Lyon's bail.
Case of San Jose Police Officer Accused Of Raping Undocumented Immigrant Goes To CourtThe case of a San Jose police officer accused of raping an undocumented immigrant while on duty was in Santa Clara County Superior Court on Monday, although the accused did not appear.
Accreditation Commission President Testifies Commission Was Quick To Discredit CCSFThe president of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges testified in San Francisco Superior Court that she did not provide CCSF enough time to respond to perceived deficiencies during their accreditation process.
Couple Charged With Child Endangerment Stemming From Backyard Pot Grow In Sonoma County A Windsor couple will be arraigned Monday on child endangerment charges after Sonoma County sheriff's deputies found evidence on Wednesday of a hash laboratory and marijuana grow in their home, a sheriff's sergeant said.
Sonoma Supervisors Censure Efren Carrillo, Urge Him To Resign After Peeking TrialThe Sonoma County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday censured the actions of Supervisor Efren Carrillo and told him he should resign his 5th District seat because of an incident at a female neighbor’s apartment in July.
Alameda Co. D.A. Charges Mother With Murder Of Her BabyA San Jose woman was charged with murder on Tuesday for the fatal stabbing of her 7-month-old baby boy in a rural area near Livermore on Saturday.
Jury Finds Sonoma County Supervisor Not Guilty Of Attempted Peeking The jury in the trial of Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo Monday reached a not guilty verdict on an attempted peeking charge against him.
Richmond Man Who Held Girl As Sex Slave For 15 Years Gets 22-Year Sentence A Richmond man who held a relative as a sex slave for 15 years was sentenced to 22 years in state prison in Contra Costa Superior Court on Tuesday.
Courteney Cox, David Arquette Finalize DivorceThe couple's divorce was finalized just shy of what would have been their 14th wedding anniversary...
SF Superior Court Evaucated After Alarm SoundsThe San Francisco Superior Court building in the city’s Civic Center neighborhood was briefly evacuated Tuesday afternoon, a sheriff’s spokeswoman said.