Monday, April 19, 2021

Tag: Police Shootings

Bernie comes to East Oakland — with Jane Kim — and talks about police killings and affordable housing

Bernie Sanders came to East Oakland today, showing up where few presidential candidates ever do, at a church where the Black Panthers once served free breakfast in a part...

Trump-brand hate has no home in SF

On Tuesday, the SF Board of Supervisors and the sheriff have an opportunity to uphold core San Francisco values. The stakes are high. Trump-style hate mongers  are targeting our...

Chief Suhr is out — now what?

  https://youtu.be/fCkaFqZGOfQ After months of protests, this evening Mayor Ed Lee announced he had asked for and received the resignation of San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr. The resignation comes after...

Mayor Lee faces questions on police violence — and has no real answers

Mayor Ed Lee was forced to answer a series of questions about his embattled police chief and department today, and he took the opportunity to obfuscate, duck, and refuse...

Day XIII: Ed Lee hides as 700 protesters march to City Hall

This post is part of our special coverage on the #hungerforjusticesf. Five San Francisco residents are on hunger strike outside Mission Police Station, demanding that Mayor Ed Lee fire...

Will Gascon file charges against cops who shot Amilcar Perez Lopez?

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon is conducting an in-depth investigation of the shooting of Amilcar Perez Lopez and is expected to announce within the next week or two...

Community confronts Chief Suhr: ‘I am never calling the police’

More than a hundred angry residents attended the town hall meeting Wednesday where Police Chief Greg Suhr announced that the officers who shot and killed Luis Gongora last week were defending...

Chief Suhr’s job review: Things are out of control ….

The Police Commission meeting tomorrow (Wed/13)  includes an item that hasn’t gotten much attention – but maybe ought to be the focus of a little more interest. It’s Item...

59 shots: Closing arguments in the Nieto case

“We are here today because of 59 shots,” Nieto family attorney Adante Pointer said, as he began his closing argument in the Nieto trial. “Fifty-nine shots that were fired...

The Nieto trial: 59 shots — and big questions

The Alex Nieto case opened today, with the two sides presenting profoundly different versions of what happened that March evening in 2014 – and leaving some serious questions for...