Mountain View Residents Concerned About Citywide Drone UseMountain View residents will soon get to weigh in on whether they think the city's fire, police and public works departments should use drones for city business.
Couple Caught On Video Helping Boy Steal Pricey Lego Set From Concord Toy StoreA toy storeowner in Concord is angry about what he believes was a family of thieves that targeted his store.
Danville 'Boutique Bandits' Caught On Surveillance VideoA pregnant woman and her male partner, suspected in a string of robberies at small boutiques, were caught on surveillance video at a store in Danville.
Prowler Caught On Camera In Campbell Peeking Into Child's BedroomCampbell police are searching for a man who was captured on surveillance video peeking into a child’s bedroom early Monday morning.
Man Suspected Of Stealing Expensive Bras From San Mateo Open HousePolice are searching for a man suspected of stealing expensive bras from a San Mateo home during a realtor-hosted open house on Sunday.
License Plate Readers Coming To Discovery BayThe Contra Costa Board of Supervisors unanimously approved 21 automated license plate readers, or ALPRs, to be installed at key locations in the vicinity of Discovery Bay.
University Of California Tells Students Not To Use WeChat, WhatsApp In ChinaUniversity of California students and faculty have been warned not to use messaging apps and social media while visiting China, for fear their communications could be used against them by the country's law enforcement agencies.
BART Board Approves Stronger Surveillance Oversight, Lake Merritt HousingBART’s Board of Directors approved a new ordinance governing oversight of surveillance technology as well as a new transit-oriented residential and commercial real estate development.
BART Denies Sharing License Plate Photos With ICE DatabaseBART fought back Thursday against previously reported claims that it has been sharing information with federal immigration agents.
Report: BART Sent License Plate Info To Database Accessed By ICEA citizens' group in Oakland said that BART put lives at risk when it confessed that it sent license plate numbers to a database that ICE could access, despite the fact that the Board of Directors told them not to do so.
Google Clarifies It Tracks Users Who Pause Location HistoryGoogle has changed a help page that erroneously described how its “Location History” setting works, clarifying for users that it still tracks their location even if they turn the setting off.
BART Considers Installing Full Body Scanners To Reduce CrimeThe implementation of these new high-tech security scanners in other major cities has raised questions about whether BART stations across the Bay Area will implement similar scanners.
Google Tracks Your Movements, Like It Or NotGoogle wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.
Facebook Suspends Analytics Firm Over Data Usage ConcernsFacebook said Friday that it has suspended Boston-based analytics firm Crimson Hexagon while it investigates how it collects and shares Facebook and Instagram's user data.
Supreme Court: Warrant Generally Needed To Track Cellphone Location DataThe Supreme Court on Friday said the government generally needs a warrant if it wants to track an individual's location through cell phone records over an extended period of time.