Stories about Jail
New rules approved in a hurried Saturday Judicial Council meeting mean longer waits behind bars for people who are not convicted of a crime.
People who have committed no crime are being held in unsafe and potentially deadly conditions, lawsuit says.
The fear that many of us feel today has been a part of daily life for homeless people.
Fewer arrests, early release could be critical public-health measures.
Civil rights activist, lawyer, supervisor, DA, he always fought the good fight -- and usually the local press was against him.
Deal to put vacant Oakland home in a land trust sparks national discussion over real-estate speculation and vacant houses.
Plus: A Mexican ambulance family, where sound effects come from, one of 2019's best small US features, and more in cinemas.
Oakland man arrested in SF faces long prison term -- despite a jury finding him not guilty of two felonies.
Chad just criminalized homosexuality—will US send Oumar, who has lived and worked here for a decade, into danger?
Is young, diverse, progressive -- and winning. The mayor doesn't seem to have noticed. Plus: taxing landlords who leave property vacant. That's The Agenda for Nov. 11-17