Saturday, September 26, 2020

Tag: George Gascon

Rally denounces DA’s failure to charge killer cops

A crowd rallied on the steps of the Hall of Justice today to denounce District Attorney George Gascon’s decision not to file charges against the officers involved in two...

Wiener’s real estate bill gets first Senate hearing

State Sen. Scott Wiener’s real-estate bill that would increase height limits across 96 percent of San Francisco faces its first hearing in the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee Tuesday/17. It...

A former Black Panther faces eviction in Oakland

"This is the Black Panthers vision, and its being evicted," said Aunti Frances Moore, revolutionary founder of the Self-Help Hunger Program and poverty skola/teacher with POOR Magazine. She was...

Why was Garcia Zarate charged with murder?

There’s only one conclusion I can reach from the outcome of the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate: This case should never have been charged as murder. Maybe it never...

Zarate prosecutor seeks First-Degree Murder

The prosecution in the nationally-covered Jose Ines Garcia Zarate case is asking for a First-Degree Murder verdict – which would imply that Garcia Zarate planned the shooting of Kate Steinle...

Zarate: Intentional killer — or confused and mentally ill?

The prosecution in the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate tried to set the stage for the day Kate Steinle was killed, presenting witnesses who put Jose Ines Garcia...

For seniors, eviction can be a death sentence

DIALOGUES FOR LIFE When I was studying to be a psychoanalyst, one of my teachers, Dr. Irma Birman, shared a recollection from her childhood to illustrate the concept of...

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 GascĂłn...

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...