Police ID Antioch man arrested in bizarre test drive turned car chase, crash

Wesley Grayson, 34, was arrested Monday on suspicion of auto theft, possession of stolen property and hit-and-run after his routine test drive in Concord escalated into a car chase that ended with a crash in Antioch, police said. 
Alameda County judge finds Ronald Shipman not guilty of murder in case where he was accused of killing childhood friend Leonard Wafford  
 
A Pacifica woman suspected of burglary in Vacaville earlier this month has been arrested in San Francisco following a multi-county, multi-agency investigation.  
 
The following excerpts came from area police logs:DanvilleThursday, July 16 ASSAULT -- 9:08 p.m. Battery, 1700 block of Fountain Springs Circle. BURGLARY -- 9:52 p.  
 
A former Greenbrae man has been charged with running an investment scam that rested on claims he was a former Navy SEAL who worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  
 
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Watch: San Francisco police release video of suspect setting LGBT mural on fire

Police released two videos Saturday of a suspect setting fire to a gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender mural in San Francisco's Inner Mission neighborhood last month. 
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Report: Pot legalization in California presents trade-offs

A blue-ribbon panel says curtailing the illegal marijuana market in California should be the primary goal of legalizing the drug's recreational use in the state, and not developing another tax source.  
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Pinball is cool again

A museum in Seattle is one of a handful across the country celebrating a pastime that seems to be in the midst of a revival: pinball. Full Story