Report Lauds BART Police For Improvements Following 2009 Killing Of Oscar Grant

Report Lauds BART Police For Improvements Following 2009 Killing Of Oscar Grant

A report issued today by an independent expert found that BART police have made significant progress in enacting reforms since unarmed passenger Oscar Grant III…

Appeals Court Clears The Way For Trial On Oscar Grant Lawsuits

Appeals Court Clears The Way For Trial On Oscar Grant Lawsuits

A federal appeals court in San Francisco today cleared the way for a trial on two civil rights lawsuits filed against former BART police officer…

Real Life Tragedy: Fruitvale Station

Real Life Tragedy: Fruitvale Station

Fruitvale Station tells the story of Oscar Grant’s last day of life, from the morning of December 31st, 2008, to the morning of January 1st,…

Tentative Settlement: $1 Million For People Arrested During Mehserle Sentencing Protest

Tentative Settlement: $1 Million For People Arrested During Mehserle Sentencing Protest

A federal judge has given preliminary approval to a $1 million settlement in a lawsuit filed against the city of Oakland and Alameda County on…

Fruitvale Station, Film Dramatizing Fatal BART Shooting, Screens To Packed House In Oakland

Fruitvale Station, Film Dramatizing Fatal BART Shooting, Screens To Packed House In Oakland

It was a packed house at Oakland’s Grand Lake Theater on Thursday night during a private screening of the film “Fruitvale Station,” a dramatization of…

BART Police Chief “Concerned” Over How Officers Handled Naked Acrobat Situation

BART Police Chief “Concerned” Over How Officers Handled Naked Acrobat Situation

BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey said today that he has ordered an internal review of how his department responded to an incident at a San…