Stories about Jail

SF Superior Court ends Zero Bail Policy, threatening public health

In a secretive and inexplicable move, judges decide that even minor crimes can keep suspects in jail for up to 30 hours -- as jail COVID cases rise by 40 percent.

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

Supervisor wants to stop racial-profiling 911 calls -- which have led to a lot of deaths of people of color.

Our publisher’s ‘must-read’ history of US protests is out now!

'Into the Streets' is a colorful, lively guide to the country's resistance movements, aimed at young adults but essential reading for all

All hail Jacki Weaver, Pride’s hilarious, touching ‘Stage Mother’

The ebullient Aussie actor on her 'fag hag' history, Hollywood belated embrace, and her new movie at Frameline Fest.

Foreign Correspondent: Lessons from the Cuban police

Community-based crime fighting -- with very little violence -- should be part of the US debate.

On Juneteenth, Black leaders detail lingering obstacles to change

'It will take more than a holiday': Incarceration, environmental degradation, lack of investment highlighted.

Stop calling the police on us

Think before you pick up the phone to bring the cops down on people of color and unhoused people. Too often, it ends in death.

From Angelou to Zinn: An anti-racism resource guide

Looking to sharpen your knowledge or inform your neighbors? This list by Victoria Lynn Alexander covers everything from donation funds to deep reading.

Screen Grabs: What’s a long weekend? It’s staycation stream time

Deft comedy in 'Lucky Grandma,' searing political doc 'Santiago, Italia,' arts intrigue in 'The Painter and the Thief,' more

Safe sleeping spaces — or cages?

OPINION: Thousands of empty hotel rooms -- and the best the city can do is put houseless people behind a nine-foot chain-link fence?