Man who died by suicide at Santa Rita Jail had been in coronavirus quarantine

While Jonas Park had known substance abuse problems, his mother and a civil rights attorney question whether more could have been done for him - including sending in a mental health counselor, giving him more free time out of his cell and making sure he could call his relatives - knowing his mental state and family history. 

Pair of Black progressive women hope to unseat Alameda County DA, sheriff

Civil rights attorney Pamela Price is running for a second time to unseat District Attorney Nancy O’Malley, who has held the seat since 2010. First-time candidate JoAnn Walker, a San Francisco police officer of 25 years who lives in Hayward, is running to oppose Sheriff Gregory Ahern, who has held his seat and ran unopposed since 2007.