Stories about Jail

Terence Hallinan, rebel and advocate for the oppressed

Civil rights activist, lawyer, supervisor, DA, he always fought the good fight -- and usually the local press was against him.

Oakland moms make national statement with housing victory

Deal to put vacant Oakland home in a land trust sparks national discussion over real-estate speculation and vacant houses.

Screen Grabs: Fake news from Clint Eastwood and Imelda Marcos

Plus: A Mexican ambulance family, where sound effects come from, one of 2019's best small US features, and more in cinemas.

Four years in prison — for driving without a license?

Oakland man arrested in SF faces long prison term -- despite a jury finding him not guilty of two felonies.

Gay Chadian immigrant detained by ICE caught in asylum limbo

Chad just criminalized homosexuality—will US send Oumar, who has lived and worked here for a decade, into danger?

The future of SF politics

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

DA candidate calls for reshaping criminal justice system

Boudin wants racial-impact statement in all criminal cases

Jeff Adachi didn’t die from drugs or alcohol, new study says

The misleading (and negative) information about the late public defender keeps falling apart.

In Yuba County, protesting Northern California’s last ICE prison

Repulsion to Trump is expanding beyond the liberal enclaves.

What’s really going on in Hong Kong

Protestors flooded the streets this June, but the roots of the conflict between the island and mainland China run deep.