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Archive for February, 2012

San Francisco D.A. clears BART cop in fatal shooting of homeless man

A BART police officer will not be changed with any crime for fatally shooting a a knife-wielding homeless man in the San Francisco Civic Center station last July because the officer was acting in self defense, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon has decided. The announcement means no criminal trial will result from the death of Charles Hill, whose shooting touched off protests against the transit agency. But a civil lawsuit against BART will continue. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
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Pro racers to bike Mt. Diablo, Livermore, Blackhawk, Walnut Creek, Concord & Clayton

The Amgen Tour of California bike race will go up Mount Diablo for the first time on a May 15 stage – also bringing the racers through Blackhawk, Danville, Walnut Creek and Clayton  en route to a finish in Livermore. This will be a treat for cycling fans, but a challenge for traffic cops on some key roads. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
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