'A Pandemic On Top Of A Pandemic'; Newsom Acknowledges Systemic Racism Fueling ProtestsCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday described the racism fueling the last five days of civil unrest "a pandemic on top of a pandemic" and called on leaders and citizens alike to work to end systemic racism of society's institutions.
Oakland Officials Decry Violent George Floyd Protest, Promise Beefed-up ResponseCity leaders on Saturday condemned violent protests overnight that left downtown Oakland in tatters, with more than 70 businesses vandalized, looted or both.
Update: Security Officers Gunned Down At Oakland Federal Building; DHS Official Calls Gunman 'An Assassin'As tensions began to soar on the streets of Oakland Friday night, a gunman opened fired on two Federal Protective Service officers posted at the city's federal building, killing one of them and sending the other to the hospital with critical injuries.
Gov. Newsom Wrestles With Explaining George Floyd Unrest To Tearful ChildrenLike all parents, Gov. Gavin Newsom has wrestled with how to explain what has been unfolding with the video-taped death of George Floyd while in police custody and the violent unrest it has triggered to his young children.
Surge In Domestic Violence Cases In San Francisco Since COVID-19 Stay Home OrderWith couples and families under stay at home orders, reports of domestic violence are up in San Francisco, according to Mayor London Breed.
San Francisco Homicides May Fall To Lowest Level In 17 Years, Police SaySan Francisco homicides may drop this year to their lowest level in 17 years, according to new numbers released by the Police Department Wednesday.
San Jose Residents Plead For Police Help, Neighbor Action After Spike In Violent CrimeA West San Jose neighborhood pleaded to police for help Wednesday after several recent high-profile crimes, but also urged their neighbors to take action as well.
Unique 'Mafanikio' Mentoring Program Aims To Reduce Violence In StudentsPreventing violence in communities starts with connecting young people with caring adults and activities like after-school programs and mentoring. That’s according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Victims In Berkeley BART Station Attack Argued With Suspect BeforehandVideo obtained from a nearby business revealed that two people attacked early Tuesday at the Downtown Berkeley BART station got into an argument with the suspect shortly before the attack, BART spokesman Jim Allison said.
Surge In Richmond Street Violence Claims Life Of Beloved Father Of 3A 56-year-old father of three was killed early Tuesday evening as he was returning home from his job in San Francisco in the latest shooting on the streets of Richmond.
BART Increases Police Presence To Curb Violence, Fare EvasionExtra patrols were visible at BART stations throughout the Bay Area Monday as transit officials launched an effort to crackdown on crime and fare evaders.
Maine Man Arrested In Mountain View After Threatening GoogleA Maine man was arrested in Mountain View Sunday after allegedly threatening Google and driving across the country to confront the company, police reported.
Oakland City Councilman Helps Rescue Stabbing Victim While Out For CoffeeCouncilman Dan Kalb said on Tuesday that he and his former chief of staff were among the good Samaritans who helped rescue a woman who was stabbed near City Hall last week.
BART Investigating 3 Homicides In Less Than A WeekViolence on the Bay Area's massive public transit system has resulted in three homicides over the last week with the latest being the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old woman as she stepped off a train Sunday night.
Trump's Meeting On Video Game Violence Could Prove ContentiousPresident Donald Trump, as he seeks to respond to gun violence in the wake of the Parkland school shooting, will gather opposing sides at the White House on Thursday to discuss the role of video game violence.