Police Sexual Misconduct Charges
Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley today announced criminal charges against seven officers stemming from claims of sexual misconduct involving a teenager who calls herself Celeste Guap. The charges range from oral copulation with a minor to obstruction of justice. Earlier this week Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf announced that 12 Oakland police officers will be fired or suspended, also for misconduct involving Guap. KQED's Alex Emslie has been following this story.
Airbnb says it has an action plan for fighting discrimination by hosts on its rental site. Facebook is celebrating a major milestone as its game-changing "news feed" feature turned 10 years old this week. And one group of Uber drivers lost a bid to file as a group in a class-action lawsuit. Queena Kim, senior editor of KQED's Silicon Valley desk, joins Thuy Vu.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo sits down with Thuy Vu to talk about the state of his city. There's been progress on some fronts, including BART's extension to San Jose, but there are also lingering problems around policing, homelessness and economic vitality.
Robin Williams In Photos
An intimate look at the late Robin Williams: Photographer Arthur Grace reveals the many facets of the late actor in a new book, filled with images that have never been made public before. Williams lived in Tiburon, and his deep ties to this region made him a beloved and familiar figure in the Bay Area. Photographer Grace shares candid stories about his friend.