Prosecutors with the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office announced that they’ve filed felony criminal threat charges with a hate crime enhancement against a 55-year-old San Francisco man. Steven Cibotti, the accused, allegedly approached a family who were sitting down to eat together at Flights Restaurant in Burlingame on June
The fireworks have been ringing loud and all night long, from Oakland to Mission Street to Daly City, with fireworks complaints up across the Bay Area this summer. New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, and really the whole country are experiencing an explosion of firecracker antics and resulting complaints to
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In a makeshift, social-distanced, outdoor comedy club, Chappelle performed a set this week. As a comedian, Chapelle may be remembered in history as someone who created more conversations about race relations in America, than perhaps any other contemporary. His Chapelle Show, which satirized racism, and openly discussed social divides, stereotypes,
Confederate flags and statues that honor historical racist figures are under attack in cities across the nation and abroad. Calls to have the memorials removed, especially from public and civic spaces, are not new but have intensified since George Floyd was killed by a former Minneapolis police officer on Memorial
Oakland and West Contra Costa school districts are considering pulling armed school resource officers from campuses. Though there have been steady calls by organizations, teachers and parents to do so for some time, the demand for officers’ removal has grown substantially since the death of George Floyd. EdSource reported Wednesday
The marches against police brutality are still going strong, in fact, there are plenty more scheduled tonight and all this week. But if you’ve attended any of the George Floyd demonstrations, you may have found it difficult to maintain proper six-feet social distancing when you’re running from the tear gas
For about half an hour, car after car after car after car after car drove by me, waving, honking, flashing peace signs, or pumping their fists in the air, with all the energy of a people starting an exciting new journey.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin will now face charges for second-degree murder in the Memorial Day killing of George Floyd. Three other officers serving with Chauvin during that fatal incident have also been charged for aiding and abetting in the murder. The new and elevated charges announced by Minnesota