Monday, October 26, 2020

Tag: Jessica Williams

COVID is devastating the US economy—while the very rich get very richer

My poor puppy hates the fireworks. They’re loud and unpredictable. There are many theories, some of them pretty out there, as to why so many explosions are happening this...

Breed’s choices on cops and homeless face challenges

The full Board of Supes will decide Tuesday/8 whether to reject Mayor London Breed’s two nominees to the Police Commission. The vote will come as protesters all over the world...

Supes panel rejects Breed’s Police Commission picks

With the ongoing outrage over police shootings as a backdrop, the Board of Supes Rules Committee today rejected two candidates Mayor London Breed had nominated to the Police Commission. The...

Which side of the ‘house divided’ are you on?

This morning I made the dire mistake of reading twitter comments on a San Francisco Chronicle report of protesters at SF Mayor London Breed's house. The tenor was "These...

Special Report: Ed Lee’s police legacy

Editor’s note: As the candidates for mayor discuss law enforcement, police accountability, and the future of the SFPD, it’s worth looking back at how the last mayor handled those...

No justice, no deal: Time for a better contract with the police union

Two years after the city formally committed itself to police reform, we have almost bupkis to show for it. The reason? The San Francisco Police Officers' Association, the single,...

Trial date for Luis Gongora case set for Fall 2018

Around a dozen supporters and family members attended the first court hearing at the federal courthouse for Can v City and County of San Francisco. Luis Demetrio Gongora Pat,...

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...

Luis Gongora autopsy confirms he was shot on the ground

Last week, the San Francisco Medical Examiner’s Office  released the autopsy report of Luis Demetrio Gongora Pat, a 45-year-old Yucatec Mayan man who was fatally shot by  San Francisco...

Cop who shot Jessica Williams had earlier complaint

The police sergeant who shot and killed Jessica Williams has a record of complaints filed against him with the city’s oversight agency, including one in which he was accused...