Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: Amilcar Lopez

Would Walton’s CAREN bill have saved Alex Nieto’s life?

Sup. Shamann Walton has introduced legislation that would make it illegal to call 911 based on racial profiling, and the so-called CAREN act is already getting national attention. The problem...

Protesting Uber’s IPO — and police secrecy

The finance experts expect Uber to hit Wall Street on Friday/10, possibly with the biggest IPO since Facebook – but not until after both its own drivers and the...

The Agenda: A new board prez, $275K for a police shooting …

Mayor-elect London Breed has officially informed the clerk of the board that she is stepping down as board president and to schedule a vote Tuesday/26 for a new president....

Judge dismisses most charges against man shot by cops

A San Francisco Superior Court Judge dismissed eight of 10 charges against Sean Moore, a 43-year-old mentally ill San Francisco man who was shot on his doorstep by an SFPD...

Opinion: How the DA bungled the Amicar Perez Lopez case

In exonerating the police officers who shot and killed 21-year old Mayan Guatemalan immigrant Amilcar Perez Lopez on February 26, 2015, District Attorney (and former Police Chief) George Gascón...

DA says no charges for officers who killed Amilcar Perez Lopez

The San Francisco District Attorney’s Office has decided not charge two police officers who fatally shot a man in the back more than two years ago in the Mission...

The Agenda, Jan 2-9, 2018: Reforming the Democratic Party, organizing against Trump …

Let me guess: You probably don’t know who represents you in the California Democratic Party. I’m not talking about our state Assembly or Senate members; they represent us in...

What the police won’t tell you about the Amilcar Lopez killing

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon says he’s about to announce his long-awaited decision about whether to charge the officers who killed Amilcar Perez Lopez with murder.   Since Amilcar’s...

The battle for Midtown: A community housing struggle

The weekly tenant meetings of the residents of Midtown Park Apartments at the corner of Geary and Divisadero always begin and end with a prayer. For the past year,...

A Fox to guard the henhouse? Cop who shot Luis Gongora now part of police reform unit

  UPDATE: At the Police Commission meeting at City Hall SFPD Chief Toney Chaplain said Sgt Nate Steger voluntarily transferred from the Professional Standards and Principled Policing Bureau. Sgt. Nate Steger, who...