A Menlo Park police detective who was caught with his pants down -- literally -- is back patrolling the streets after prosecutors dropped charges against him for soliciting a prostitute.
Officer Jeffrey Kenneth Vasquez was arrested in Feb. 2011 in Sunnyvale after he was found naked in a Motel 6 wi ... More >>
A Livermore man is sitting behind bars today after he was spotted this morning hurling a chihuahua from a motel balcony and then pointing a gun at a guest who confronted him about the animal cruelty. A guest at Motel 6 on
Lassen Road saw 39-year-old Michael Hamby toss the dog from a second-floor ba ... More >>
Hell yeah I got a license for it! The term "assault weapon" has always rankled Second Amendment absolutists. Handled properly, an umbrella could be an "assault weapon." Considering the purpose of a weapon, the term "assault weapon" is rather redundant. In this state it's also "unconstitutionally ... More >>
Audrey FukumanDon't worry -- the whale was compensatedLast night, we made our initial perusal of Mayor Gavin Newsom's Dostoevskyian, 529-page campaign filing laying out the finances in his failed bid for governor. And while Newsom spent around $700,000 more than he raised in 2009, his campaign pe ... More >>