Despite a depleted police force and rising crime, the council rejected Councilman Ash Kalra’s recommendation to provide neighborhoods with funds to hire private security personnel and deploy other safety measures.
A couple years after Jose Cabrera was released from prison and got help from the David Lewis Reentry Center, he returned to work for the center as a case manager — now helping others get another chance at life.
The David Lewis Reentry Center helps formerly incarcerated persons with services to aid their reintegration into society. But despite its apparent success, the program has continually struggled to find funding.
Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed into law Assembly Bill 721, which narrows the definition of drug transport to drug possession with the explicit intention to sell.
Menlo Park police will use technology to identify stolen or suspicious vehicles and to monitor Belle Haven neighborhood streets. But some are concerned about privacy and racial profiling.
Homicides in California have decreased slightly, yet some San Mateo County communities are seeing a surge in youth gun violence. Leaders in South San Francisco are attempting to combat the problem.
Almost before news of this month’s Cupertino shootings broke, details were being spread through social media. Listen to this podcast and discover how Tweets spread the word and sparked conversations.
Clickable map shows violent crime in the region in the last 14 days. Cupertino, outlined in red, is a relatively low-crime enclave in the Silicon Valley.
East Palo Alto, once the nation’s murder capital, has seen a drastic reduction in crime during Ronald Davis’s tenure as police chief. The city’s top cop is known for progressive strategies and resourcefulness.