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Pamela Price Becomes First African American DA of Alameda County

AG Rob Bonta speaks at a lectern, with Gov. Gavin Newsom standing in the background.

Rob Bonta on Track to Victory in Largely Overlooked California Attorney General Race

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KQED Sues California Department of Corrections for Records on Staff Use of Force and Misconduct

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After Firing More Than a Dozen Staff, New SF DA Brooke Jenkins Says She Will Restore 'Law and Order to San Francisco'

A fit, middle-aged Filipino man, with black hair slicked away from his head, stands at a wooden lectern inside a room, speaking toward, but beyond, the camera at his left. We see a sliver of the Seal of California at the top of the front of the lectern, and a skinny microphone neck extending from the lectern toward him. He wears a dark blue suit jacket, a white dress shirt, and a glossy powder blue tie. On a wall behind him are two paintings; the one visible behind him seems to be an oil or acrylic portrait in blues, pinks, and yellows or a man wearing a baseball cap and jacket, with a surprised or distraught look on his face. A tall man also dressed in a suit and wearing a black face mask stands at a distance in a doorway to Bonta's right; it appears to be Gov. Gavin Newsom.

California Attorney General Rob Bonta Easily Advances to November Election to Face Republican Challenger

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Ex-Air Force Sergeant With Extremist Ties Sentenced to 41 Years for Killing Oakland Federal Guard

People with picket signs pushing for the recall of District Attorney Chesa Boudin fill the frame, some say "YES ON H."

Why High-Profile Attacks on SF's Asian Communities Rarely Lead to Hate Crime Charges

man wearing camo shirt with bare arms and visible Nazi-esque eagle tattoo sits at wheel of Delorean car with door open

Napa Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Destroy CA Democratic Party Headquarters

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Alameda Police Officers Won't Face Criminal Charges in Death of Mario Gonzalez

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