22, Sep 2014 - San Mateo, CA Lawyer: DNA evidence links Oregon inmate to 1976 killing
RENO, Nev. (AP) â€” A woman who has been in prison for more than 30 years for a Nevada killing was granted a new trial Monday based on recently discovered DNA evidence that her lawyer said ties an Oregon prison inmate to the 1976 slaying of a Reno student and two killings in California.
21, Sep 2014 - San Mateo, CA WILL POLICE RESIST USING THEIR NEW MILITARY â€˜TOYSâ€™?
After reporting a few years ago on some troubling jail incidents, I decided to tour various Southern California jails to glean some insight. Most looked like something out of those tense prison movies with well-armed guards and clanking cell doors.
21, Sep 2014 - San Mateo, CA Margaret Lavin: Hillcrest Juvenile Court School Combines Tough Love With A Whole Lot of Support
Each year more than 200,000 school-aged children in California are arrested, 10,000 of which end up in a state or county juvenile incarceration facility, also known as court schools.
21, Sep 2014 - San Mateo, CA A Silicon Valley Billionaire Is Fighting To Keep A California Beach Closed To The Public
Courtesy of Surfrider Foundation / Nick Allen Martinâ€™s Beach in San Mateo County, California. Martinâ€™s Beach is a beautiful, secluded stretch of oceanfront located just south of Half Moon Bay in San Mateo County, California. But this idyllic beach also happens to be the setting for a heated legal battle between environmental organization Surfrider Foundation and Silicon Valley venture capitalist ...
21, Sep 2014 - San Mateo, CA Woman convicted in torching of ex-boyfriend's bed
A Northern California woman accused of setting her ex-boyfriend's bed on fire while he slept is facing up to five years in prison after pleading no contest to felony arson and assault charges.
01, Apr 2014 - San Mateo, CA Four Marin students win honors at state mock trial finals
Four students from Marin County won honors at the 33rd annual state finals of the California Mock Trial Competition.