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Yesterday | via Information Technology
TapLink, the company that's restoring trust in passwords, today announced that it has been named a finalist for the Clouded Leopards Den 2015 Award, which recognizes top innovative technology startups. Finalists were selected by a panel of venture capitalists, technology innovators and industry luminaries, including event chairman Dr. Bob Metcalfe , inventor of Ethernet. Comment?
Yesterday | via The Campbell Reporter
Two Milpitas residents were nabbed early Easter Sunday for allegedly possessing a stolen vehicle and stolen property, Milpitas Police Department reported. On April 5 at about 2 a.m., Milpitas officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle that had just occurred on the 1000 block of Nova Court in the Starlite Pines neighborhood. Comment?
Yesterday | via KRON 4
Petaluma police arrested an Oakland man who was driving a stolen car after a vehicle pursuit and foot chase Thursday afternoon, a police lieutenant said. A resident in the 300 block of Lakeville Circle reported a suspicious vehicle, a 2001 Mitsubishi sedan, around 1:15 p.m., Lt. Comment?
Yesterday | via Christian Science Monitor
Robert Anderson stands outside The Vendome, a shelter in San Mateo, Calif., with manager Steve Carey and Richard Gilmour, a once-homeless man helped by Mr. Anderson. After retiring recently from a 32-year career on the San Mateo, Calif., police force, Robert Anderson could be taking life easy, enjoying soft breezes on a tropical beach. Comment?
Yesterday | via CBS Local
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Yesterday | via The Fresno Bee
Rodney Halbower will return to court in Redwood City, California on May 28 when doctors are to report their findings to the court. Halbower is charged with raping and killing six young women in the first few months of 1976. Comment?
Yesterday | via SFGate
Oakland police investigate a double homicide in January. The department and the city attorney's office have done a poor job investigating officers accused of misconduct, a new report says. Comment?
Thursday | via SF Appeal
San Francisco police say a man attacked a 5-year-old girl as she walked in the Marina district this morning. The girl was walking past a homeless man with her mother when he allegedly grabbed her by the neck, lifted her up and pushed her into a wall, according to police. Comment?
Wednesday | via Indybay.org
On April 14, a call to end business as usual to stop police killings brought demonstrations and protests from coast to coast. In San Francisco protesters took to the streets in La Mission and on the steps of City Hall. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 15 | via Uprisingradio.org
Uprising's guest expert assistant professor of African American and Women's Studies at Penn State University, analyzes today's news headlines: Hundreds of people protested against police brutality in several cities around the country yesterday. Twelve people were arrested on New York's Brooklyn Bridge when they marched alongside about 250 others. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 15 | via Common Dreams
Six Gulf coast residents were arrested this morning inside the main entrance to BP's Houston headquarters ahead of the upcoming five-year anniversary of the biggest marine oil disaster in history. On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon disaster killed eleven workers and began spewing 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico over 87 days. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 15 | via KRON 4
A man was robbed of his laptop and then had his car stolen when he chased after the suspects in San Francisco's Excelsior neighborhood late Tuesday night, police said. The robbery was reported at 11:43 p.m. in the area of Geneva Avenue and Vienna Street, just west of Crocker Amazon Park. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 15 | via Los Angeles Times
LAPD officers arrest one of about a dozen civil rights protesters blocking the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Main Street in downtown Los Angeles. LAPD officers arrest one of about a dozen civil rights protesters blocking the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Main Street in downtown Los Angeles. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 15 | via SF Appeal
Six police brutality protesters were arrested on the western span of the Bay Bridge this afternoon, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said. The protesters were reported by several callers to be blocking traffic on the eastbound lanes of the bridge at about 4 p.m., CHP Officer Vu Williams said. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 15 | via AlertNet
Protesters in several U.S. cities blocked highways and swarmed police precincts, leading to at least two dozen arrests in demonstrations touched off by fresh cases of police violence against unarmed black men. About 250 activists marched across New York's Brooklyn Bridge, holding up signs that read "Stop murder by police" and "Stop killer cops". Comment?
Wednesday Apr 15 | via Almanac
Three people allegedly loaded a shopping cart at Safeway in Sharon Heights with bottles of alcohol and walked out without stopping by the checkout stand first, according to Menlo Park police, who arrested the trio for burglary on Saturday, April 11. Store employees called police and a Menlo Park officer caught up with the suspects around 3:50 p.m. after they loaded 15 bottles of champagne and two bottles of wine into a 1998 white Volkswagen Cabrio and drove away, police said. The driver, Nicole Rangel, 18, of San Francisco, was also booked for alleged false identification, driving without a license and conspiracy to commit a crime, police said. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via Contra Costa Times
A Martinez police officer saw a motorcyclist speeding at 3:46 p.m. on eastbound Highway 4 and attempted to catch up and pull the rider over as the motorcycle approached the Pine Street exit. But the motorcyclist continued east on the highway and reached an estimated speed of 100 mph while zipping through congested traffic, police said. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via SFGate
Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian has had an "unacceptable lack of access to legal counsel" while jailed for nearly nine months in Iran and still has not had a substantive discussion with his lawyer, the newspaper's executive editor said Tuesday. Formal charges against the journalist have not been made public. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via KMPH-TV Fresno
Police say they are investigating the fatal shooting of a gay community college worker as a hate crime, while the man charged in the killing told a judge he had gotten rid of his former supervisor because molested a relative. Comment?
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