Board Of Supes OKs Sheriff’s Move To Lower Cost Of Calls Made From SF Jails

Board Of Supes OKs Sheriff’s Move To Lower Cost Of Calls Made From SF Jails

A committee of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors endorsed a resolution today proposed by the San Francisco sheriff to lower the cost of phone…

SF Sheriff’s Department Won’t Honor ICE Detention Requests For Undocumented Immigrants

SF Sheriff’s Department Won’t Honor ICE Detention Requests For Undocumented Immigrants

San Francisco has stopped honoring detention requests for suspected undocumented immigrants in jail who would otherwise be eligible for release, joining most other Bay Area…

French President: SF “is the place where tomorrow’s world is being invented”

French President: SF “is the place where tomorrow’s world is being invented”

French President Francois Hollande was greeted by state and city leaders, French-American students and other guests at a San Francisco City Hall reception late this…

Following Death Of Woman In SF General Stairwell, Federal Investigation Uncovers Numerous Privacy Violations

Following Death Of Woman In SF General Stairwell, Federal Investigation Uncovers Numerous Privacy Violations

Federally ordered changes have been made at San Francisco’s General Hospital following the death of a patient who was found in a stairwell at the…

Supe Campos Says There’s The Possibility SF Doesn’t Need A Jail, SFPD Chief Says That “Just isn’t practical”

Supe Campos Says There’s The Possibility SF Doesn’t Need A Jail, SFPD Chief Says That “Just isn’t practical”

A Board of Supervisors’ neighborhood services and safety committee today discussed plans for a $290-million jail project to replace the decrepit jail facilities on the…

Does SF Need A New Jail? Supes To Discuss Thursday Afternoon

Does SF Need A New Jail? Supes To Discuss Thursday Afternoon

A proposal to build a new jail in San Francisco is the topic of a hearing scheduled Thursday at a Board of Supervisors committee meeting…

“Callous Incompetency”: Family Of Woman Found Dead At SF General Reacts To Shocking Sheriff’s Dept. Transcripts

“Callous Incompetency”: Family Of Woman Found Dead At SF General Reacts To Shocking Sheriff’s Dept. Transcripts

Family and friends of a woman found dead in a San Francisco General Hospital stairwell in October expressed outrage today over documents released that show…

Medical Examiner: Alcohol Factor In Death Of Woman Lost At SF General

Medical Examiner: Alcohol Factor In Death Of Woman Lost At SF General

A woman found dead in a San Francisco General Hospital stairwell in October after disappearing from the hospital more than two weeks earlier died of…

Sheriff Mirkarimi Says Nuclear Agreement With Iran Will Impact Bay Area Persian Community

Sheriff Mirkarimi Says Nuclear Agreement With Iran Will Impact Bay Area Persian Community

San Francisco’s Iranian-American sheriff said today he is hopeful that an internationally brokered agreement to halt Iran’s nuclear program will be an important step toward…

Researcher Who Said Body Was In SF General Stairwell Comes Forward: No Indication That Report Was Investigated

Researcher Who Said Body Was In SF General Stairwell Comes Forward: No Indication That Report Was Investigated

A University of California at San Francisco researcher has come forward as the witness who reported seeing someone lying in a San Francisco General Hospital…

In Wake Of Botched Search For Woman Found Dead, Sheriff Removes Four Staffers From SF General

In Wake Of Botched Search For Woman Found Dead, Sheriff Removes Four Staffers From SF General

San Francisco Sheriff’s Department staffing changes have been made following Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s admission of mistakes made by the department in the handling of a…

Conflicting Reports, Racial Confusion: SF Sheriff Outlines Breakdowns In Search For Woman Found Dead In SF General Stairwell

Conflicting Reports, Racial Confusion: SF Sheriff Outlines Breakdowns In Search For Woman Found Dead In SF General Stairwell

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi today revealed breakdowns in communication and technology that happened during the search for a woman who was found dead in…

Board Of Supes OKs Plan To Apply For Grant To Build $290 Million New Jail

Board Of Supes OKs Plan To Apply For Grant To Build $290 Million New Jail

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors today authorized the city to apply for a state grant to help build a new jail adjacent to the…

Gascon And Mirkarimi Square Off Yet Again, This Time Over Plans To Build New SF Jail

Gascon And Mirkarimi Square Off Yet Again, This Time Over Plans To Build New SF Jail

Top law enforcement officials argued Thursday over whether San Francisco should build a new jail to replace inadequate facilities at the seismically unsafe Hall of…

Fiona Ma, Malia Cohen, And Eliana Lopez To Appear At Vagina Monologues Anti-Violence Against Women Benefit

A production of the play “The Vagina Monologues” will include well-known local elected officials, community leaders and other dignitaries tonight in San Francisco. The benefit…