Former San Pablo police officer cleared in shooting death of parolee
A federal jury determined that Officer Mark Galios did not use excessive force when he shot and killed a man during a traffic stop in 2011.
Lamorinda police reports April 25 -- Don't give police a reason to pull you over if you've got something to hide (Moraga); loud parties in Orinda, Lafayette
LafayetteBecause of technical problems, Lafayette could not provide a list of police log items this week. We expect to have Lafayette items next week.MoragaThe following excerpts were taken from the Moraga police log:Monday, April 14 forged/counterfeited: A forged check was written and passed
West Contra Costa school district honors teachers of the year
Two of the honorees chosen to represent district in 2014 county Teacher of the Year competition
Eva Ghilotti, matriarch of 100-year-old Bay Area construction company, dies at 87
Eva Ghilotti, matriarch of the 100-year-old Ghilotti Bros. construction company, will be remembered at a celebration of her life at 1 p.m. Friday at San Rafael Joe's, the longtime Fourth Street restaurant she called "my home away from home."
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San Jose: In response to audit, proposed revision would fire cops who lie about misconduct
04/24/2014 12:07 PM PDT
After an audit chastised the San Jose Police Department for continuing to employ two officers who lied about having sex on duty or in police attire, a city councilman is advocating reforms to quash ambiguity about on-the-record dishonesty being a fireable offense.
(Kim Kim Foster/The State)
Taste-Off: The best kombucha -- and the funkiest
Kombucha, the fermented tea drink with a 'health food' reputation, has gone mainstream. Here's the lowdown on the best -- and the nastiest.
(AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file)
Beyonce tops Time magazine's list of influential people
Miley Cyrus, Matthew McConaughey, Pharrell Williams, and Kerry Washington also make list.