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Doug Sovern
June 02, 2020 - 10:44 pm
Curfews remain in effect in cities around the Bay Area hoping to stem the tide of violent protests and looting. As protests over police tactics continue, some officials are already taking action on the policymaking side to shift the culture in police departments.
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Chesa Boudin, San Francisco's district attorney elect, has vowed to reduce prosecutions of homeless people for low-level crimes.
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Matt Bigler
February 12, 2020 - 10:19 am
Some victims of car burglaries in San Francisco should be reimbursed for broken windows, according to a unique proposal from the city's district attorney.
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 San Francisco District Attorney Terence Hallinan speaks to the press after the arraignment of Marjorie Knoller and Robert Noel for the dog mauling death of Diane Whipple March 29, 2001.
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Doug Sovern
January 17, 2020 - 11:18 am
Former San Francisco District Attorney and Supervisor Terence Hallinan has died, his family said Friday. He was 83 years old.
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Chesa Boudin, San Francisco's district attorney elect, has vowed to reduce prosecutions of homeless people for low-level crimes.
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Margie Shafer
January 08, 2020 - 1:34 pm
After a razor close election, new San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin will takes the oath of office Wednesday night at the Herbst Theater. KCBS Radio's Margie Shafer reports he is a progressive who wants to do away with cash bail and promote restorative justice.
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Jose Inez Garcia-Zarate
Jose Inez Garcia-Zarate (Photo credit: San Francisco Police Department)
Tim Ryan
December 05, 2019 - 10:04 am
The San Francisco district attorney has decided not to retry Jose Inez Zarate Garica on a gun charge related to the fatal shooting of Kate Steinle, yet the 48-year-old immigrant's future will be decided in another court.
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All News KCBS Radio
November 08, 2019 - 12:27 pm
The race for San Francisco District Attorney is still too close to call.
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SF Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer
Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer
KCBS Radio Morning News
November 07, 2019 - 10:37 am
San Francisco Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer has apologized to the city’s police after leading a profane chant against the officers union at an election night party for district attorney candidate Chesa Boudin. but not the organization that represents them – Video of the incident shows Fewer on stage...
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SF Officials Look To Decreases Car Break-ins
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Melissa Culross
October 31, 2019 - 3:31 pm
With auto burglaries at persistently high levels in San Francisco, officials are trying to crack down on the problem.
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SF Mayor London Breed announces Suzy Loftus as interim DA on Oct. 4
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Carrie Hodousek
October 04, 2019 - 3:27 pm
San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced Friday that she has appointed Suzy Loftus as the city’s interim District Attorney, one day after George Gascón announced that he was resigning his post early .
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San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon has sealed the marijuana convictions from 9,300 cases in the city going back to the 1970s.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
October 03, 2019 - 5:32 pm
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (KCBS Radio) - San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón has announced that he will resign from his office before his term concludes at the end of the year. Gascón submitted a formal letter of resignation to San Francisco Mayor London Breed, Public Defender Mano Raju, Sheriff...
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