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Across the street from the Hall of Justice, bail bond businesses line a two-block stretch of Bryant Street. (Joel Angel Juárez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bail bond businesses in a slump

Every year, thousands of people booked into San Francisco’s jails are freed…

 

Demonstrators hold signs on the steps of City Hall on March 18 during a rally in support of Alex Nieto, Mario Woods, Amilicar Perez Lopez and others killed by San Francisco police. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Awaiting justice for Amilcar

The recent hunger strike denouncing San Francisco police brutality reminded us of…

 

Members of the San Francisco Police Officers Association, including president Martin Halloran, fourth from right, at a Jan. 20 Police Commission meeting in solidarity with officers who shot and killed Mario Woods. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Reform panel: SF police union’s misinformation campaign continues

The San Francisco police union’s ongoing effort to discredit a panel on…

 

Former City workers who turn judges could see pension bump

Judges who are former employees with San Francisco government are in line…

District Attorney George Gascon, City Attorney Dennis Herrera and FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson announced charges against retired Human Rights Commission employee Zula Jones, ex-HRC commissioner Nazly Mohajer and former political consultant Keith Jackson at a news conference on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. (Bryan Carmody/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Former SF political operatives charged with felony bribery, money laundering

A retired city employee and a former city commissioner who are at…

District Attorney George Gascon, City Attorney Dennis Herrera and FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson announced charges against retired Human Rights Commission employee Zula Jones, ex-HRC commissioner Nazly Mohajer and former political consultant Keith Jackson at a news conference on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. (Bryan Carmody/Special to S.F. Examiner)
(Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

District Attorney-launched investigation into racial bias in law enforcement questioned by police and officer union

The San Francisco Police Department and its officer union are again questioning the…

(Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon speaks during a  press conference at the Hall of Justice on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF District Attorney: Convicted murderer, sex offenders drove for Uber

Uber drivers in San Francisco and Los Angeles have included a convicted…

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon speaks during a  press conference at the Hall of Justice on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

DA, public defender butt heads over release of video from traffic stop

The City's prosecutors and defense attorneys are fighting over whether video from…

Courtesy photoA defense attorney mistakenly emailed sealed court transcripts to the media while trying to send a portion of a memo.

SF district attorney won't charge lawyer who leaked transcripts

The District Attorney’s Office withdrew its threat to charge a public defender…

Courtesy photoA defense attorney mistakenly emailed sealed court transcripts to the media while trying to send a portion of a memo.

District attorney’s race shaping up to be a lively one

With the circus-like atmosphere surrounding City Hall these days, casual observers may…