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Judge Rules for Public Access to Martins Beach, Doesn’t Fine Owner

September 24, 2014 | 5:01 pm

Judge Rules for Public Access to Martins Beach, Doesn’t Fine Owner

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A Superior Court judge ruled that Vinod Khosla violated the Coastal Act by closing access.

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New Details in Fatal S.F. Police Shooting Released in Medical Examiner’s Report

September 12, 2014 | 4:06 pm

New Details in Fatal S.F. Police Shooting Released in Medical Examiner’s Report

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Report says Alejandro Nieto had a recent history of mental illness. Supporters say lawsuit will continue.

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Lawsuit Claims Excessive Force in Fatal Police Shooting Near Half Moon Bay

September 10, 2014 | 7:00 am

Lawsuit Claims Excessive Force in Fatal Police Shooting Near Half Moon Bay

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Family’s attorney says sheriff’s deputy escalated a mental health call for help with schizophrenic teen.

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Oakland Mayoral Candidates Talk Tough on Issues Facing the City

September 5, 2014 | 3:47 pm

Oakland Mayoral Candidates Talk Tough on Issues Facing the City

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Seven candidates spoke at a forum covering public safety, race, education and economic inequality.

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Bay Area Residents to Join ‘Black Life Matters’ Ride to Ferguson

August 28, 2014 | 12:15 pm

Bay Area Residents to Join ‘Black Life Matters’ Ride to Ferguson

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Hundreds of people to descend on St. Louis suburb over Labor Day weekend to talk criminal justice reform.

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Parents Sue S.F. Over Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Bernal Heights Park

August 23, 2014 | 7:00 am

Parents Sue S.F. Over Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Bernal Heights Park

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Attorneys say witnesses contradict police story, and Alejandro Nieto never pointed a Taser at officers.

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San Bruno Seeks Court-Appointed Overseer for PG&E

August 18, 2014 | 4:56 pm

San Bruno Seeks Court-Appointed Overseer for PG&E

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As PG&E enters pleas to expanded charges, officials say CPUC can’t be trusted to monitor company.

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Anger Over Missouri Police Shooting Resonates Across Bay Area and Nation

August 15, 2014 | 10:52 am

Anger Over Missouri Police Shooting Resonates Across Bay Area and Nation

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Hundreds gather in Oakland and San Francisco for peaceful protests of killings by police.

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What Kind of Gun? Conflicting Stories Emerge in Vallejo Police Shooting

July 26, 2014 | 8:00 am

What Kind of Gun? Conflicting Stories Emerge in Vallejo Police Shooting

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Police reported that Moore pointed a handgun or a rifle at police, while a neighbor said he was unarmed.

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Solano DA Concludes Controversial Vallejo Officer-Involved Shooting was Justified

July 21, 2014 | 6:17 pm

Solano DA Concludes Controversial Vallejo Officer-Involved Shooting was Justified

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But lawyer for Jeremiah Moore’s family vows lawsuit over October 2012 incident will continue.

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