Juvenile Justice

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    State Supreme Court, Legislature Want to Give Juveniles Serving Life Sentences a Shot at Parole

    On June 6, 2007, Rodrigo Caballero, a 16-year-old member of the Vario Lancas gang in Los Angeles, jumped out of a green Toyota and opened fire on three Val Verde gang rivals walking down the street. He missed two of his targets, but the third caught a non-fatal gunshot wound near the shoulder blade. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Muni Driver Assaulted with Skateboard, Police Arrest Three Teens

    Skating right on down to juvenile hall ​Skateboarding might not be a crime, but hitting your bus driver with a skateboard is. Police booked three teenagers today on suspicion of assaulting a Muni driver after boarding a bus near Chinatown. According to police, the three teens got onto the 30 Stock ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Federal Fingerprinting Program May Still ID Illegal Immigrant Teens Shielded By City

    Looking for the right fingerprints​This week Mayor Ed Lee announced the city would stop alerting federal immigration officials about illegal immigrant youth they book into juvenile hall on felony charges -- if the teens have family in the Bay Area.Even with this new policy, immigration authorities ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2010

    Lawsuit Claims S.F. Juvy Guards Beat Young Inmates

    What we have here is failure to communicate...​A counselor working for the San Francisco Juvenile Probation Department claims in a federal lawsuit that guards for years mistreated youthful inmates, then conspired to hide the abuse."There's kicking, beating, all those things, and those are only the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Juvenile Probation Department Sued Over Alleged Pattern of Racism

    Racial Injustice at Juvie Hall?​Asian and Pacific Islander employees of the city's Juvenile Probation Department filed a class-action lawsuit complaining of a pattern of racial discrimination. The suit, which the employees filed last week without representation by an attorney, claims that hiring, ... More >>

  • News

    November 18, 2009

    Sanctuary Sellout

    Before: S.F. coddled undocumented teen criminals. After: S.F. punishes undocumented teens who commit crimes (and some who don't, too).

  • Music

    October 21, 2009
  • Calendar

    November 5, 2008
  • News

    September 24, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 26, 2007
  • Calendar

    August 10, 2005

    Film Threat

    Form-tweaking docs

  • News

    December 18, 2002

    Girl, Interrupted

    Alanna Krause believes that much of her hellish childhood could have been avoided. Now she's suing her father, her therapist, and her lawyer in an effort to prove it. How did it come to this?

  • News

    August 9, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Geez, Someone Didn't Get His Nap; New Design Gets Two Thumbs Up; Pouring Fuel on the Fire; Girls in the System

  • News

    July 19, 2000

    Girl Problems

    The juvenile justice system is ignoring delinquent girls -- and creating a social time bomb

  • News

    January 12, 2000

    For Pete's Sake

    Why giant corporations like PG&E bankrolled a juvenile crime initiative

  • Calendar

    December 2, 1998
  • Calendar

    October 15, 1997
  • News

    February 5, 1997
  • News

    January 15, 1997

    Exile's Return

    A bete noire of the liberal juvenile justice crowd reappears -- maybe

  • Calendar

    December 18, 1996
  • Calendar

    November 13, 1996
  • News

    October 2, 1996

    Where do Bad Children Go?

    S.F. officials are tilting toward more community-based rehab for youthful offenders -- if they can put the lid on internal bickering that's given new meaning to the term "juvenile justice"

  • News

    August 7, 1996
  • News

    June 5, 1996

    Political Suicide

    Probe of youth's hanging suggests misconduct that could help mayor oust Juvenile Probation foes

  • News

    March 6, 1996
  • News

    December 6, 1995


    Liberals mount a comeback in the juvenile justice system

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