The SFPD and police departments across the country get free military equipment, but does it make us safer or provoke violence?
Waves of child immigrants await court dates in San Francisco, facing deportation back to their violent home countries without legal representation
Bay Area plaintiffs seek legal memo justifying drone strikes against US citizens
Questions raised about longstanding plan for rehab-focused jail rebuild
Annual media watchdog list critiques coverage of whistleblowers and wealth gaps -- and the notion of journalistic objectivity
SFPD won't allow public oversight of its surveillance work with the FBI, despite high-profile legislation requiring it
Years after a failed privatization scheme, SF is letting Google create its municipal Wi-Fi system
The NSA surveillance scandal is rooted in the Bay Area. Who was involved, when did it start -- and how can you protect your privacy?
Supreme Court ruling on DNA brings California's more expansive law into focus
To find criminal suspects, federal agents use a device that tracks everyone else too
SFPD has been quietly seeking video footage of new bars since losing a public fight over the issue