San Francisco

06 Apr 2021

Lawsuit Takes Aim at Cop, Police Chief and Town of Danville for Killing of Tyrell Wilson

As the nation is gripped by the ongoing Derek Chauvin trial, we were sadly reminded that our local communities are not immune to police quick to pull the trigger. It was announced Tuesday that the family of Tyrell Wilson, who was shot and killed by a Danville police officer last

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06 Apr 2021

Newsom Says California Could Fully Reopen by Mid-June

On Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom said that California now has the lowest COVID-19 test positivity rate in the country. He followed up Tuesday with an announcement that he’s hoping to fully reopen the state by June 15. That target date is scheduled exactly two months after vaccine eligibility is extended

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06 Apr 2021

Oakland International Airport Standoff Ends After Nearly Four Hours

A standoff with an armed man at the Oakland International Airport came to an end Tuesday morning after nearly four hours. According to witness reports, the man appeared to have a knife and was threatening to commit suicide. The outer area of Terminal 1 was evacuated as law enforcement responded

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30 Mar 2021

DOJ Investigates Matt Gaetz for Sex Trafficking and Statutory Rape

The Department of Justice is allegedly looking into claims that Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida) had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl and paid for her to travel at his side, which both carry serious criminal charges if found to be true. According to a New York Times article published

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30 Mar 2021

Contra Costa County Starts Vaccinating All Residents 16 and Older

As of Tuesday, all residents and those who work in Contra Costa County age 16 and older can schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments. The sudden move comes just seven days after the county dropped eligibility age to 50.  The county credits the expansion to a recent influx of vaccine doses received

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30 Mar 2021

El Cerrito del Norte BART Station Gets a Modern Makeover

The final phase of work to modernize the BART station at El Cerrito del Norte is officially complete. The renovations improve not only safety and accessibility, but the general look and feel of the transit hub on Cutting Boulevard. According to a BART statement issued Monday, the second phase of

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23 Mar 2021

Police Say Juvenile Used YouTube and Fake Bomb To Rob Bank

An unnamed juvenile is in custody after he allegedly used a fake bomb to rob a Pittsburg bank Monday. The suspect managed to get away with $7,000 when he passed a note to a Mechanics Bank teller that read: “I need 20 grand. I have a bomb…” The note went

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23 Mar 2021

Offices and Outdoor Bars Reopen in SF and Two Other Bay Area Counties

Outdoor bars?? Yes, please!  The sun is shining Tuesday with news that San Francisco, Marin and Santa Clara counties have all been moved to the orange tier in the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Not only are bars finally permitted to operate outdoors without food service, but indoor dining

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