Three quarters of all confirmed cases of COVID-19 are among the Latino and Hispanic community in Marin County.
A man accused of a bloody rampage earlier this year in San Francisco's Tenderloin had been placed on an involuntary psychiatric hold but was released after only a few hours, records show.
On two different occasions offers by a group of scientists at UC Berkeley for free rapid COVID-19 testing at San Quentin were denied by California prison officials.
The Oakland Police Department failed to properly handle the 200,000 emergency calls it received in 2019, leaving thousands on hold. Interim Police Chief Susan Manheimer admitted the department fell short.
Every year, thousands of emergency calls in Oakland go unanswered for far longer than a state standard allows, leaving potential victims of violent crimes on hold. A recent grand jury investigation found negligent oversight explaining the city can’t competently handle the 200,000 emergency calls it gets every year.
Ryan Adler said he is speaking up now as heightened focus is being paid to reforming police departments across the country. He believes his insights as a former officer can help bring light to these systemic, cultural problems, especially as leaders are vowing that they, too, want change.
Kenneth Larkins is just one of more than 2,000 inmates at San Quentin State Prison in Marin County who has tested positive for the coronavirus. A dozen prisoners have died.
New documents reveal that an illegal search of a journalist by San Francisco police was more invasive than previously known and went all the way to the highest levels of the Police Department.
California lawmakers questioned state prison officials and heard from public defenders, non-profit groups, inmates and prison reform advocates following COVID-19 at several prisons including San Quentin where more than 1,100 inmates and 112 staff members have been infected.
Cases of COVID-19 at San Quentin State Prison have grown to more than 1,100 infected inmates. Triage tents are setup to house some of them as hospitals take on dozens of sick prisoners.
Contra Costa County has seen a spike in COVID-19 cases leading to a 42% surge of hospital patients and causing health officials to reevaluate its reopening timeline.
San Quentin prison has seen an explosion of COVID-19 cases after 121 medically-vulnerable inmates were transferred there from another prison in Chino, California, already experiencing an outbreak of coronavirus.
A lawsuit against Solano County and its sheriff alleges civil rights violation, wrongful death and medical malpractice after an elderly man was given the very medicine he was allergic to, causing his death.
Bay Area law enforcement agencies have requested and acquired surplus military equipment from the federal government including everything from night vision goggles and flashlights to military-style rifles and mine-resistant vehicles.
State data shows more than 1,200 positive cases of COVID-19 and nine deaths reported among all California prison inmates. More than 230 guards and prison staff have also contracted the virus.
Renters complain that their landlords are demanding payment, threatening eviction, or using other tactics to put pressure on them despite rent and eviction moratoriums during the pandemic.
Struggling to survive, Latino and Hispanic communities in the Bay Area are at a disadvantage amid the coronavirus pandemic and at the highest risk of catching and spreading COVID-19.
The Oakland Police Department said it began allowing sex offenders to register in person or remotely on Tuesday after KTVU began asking questions about its shuttered registry unit.
The Oakland Police Department has suspended registrations for sex offenders during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, offenders who want to follow the law are in violation and the city has no up-to-date records on the locations of hundreds of sex offenders.
Farmers in California report food is increasingly going to waste amid the coronavirus pandemic. They are bracing for major financial losses because of slowing production and purchases among restaurants, schools and businesses.