.Darwin BondGraham

Jan 11, 2019

Fremont Withholds Records of Fatal Police Shooting of Pregnant Teenager, Despite New Transparency Laws

Elena Mondragon was killed on March 14, 2017. Credits: Photo from the Mondragon family's Facebook page The city of Fremont issued a blanket denial...
Jan 11, 2019

Fremont: Complying with New Police Records Laws Requires More Staff and Money

The city of Fremont plans to spend as much as an additional quarter million per year to comply with two new laws...
Jan 10, 2019

Federal Agents Go Unpaid While Helping Oakland Cops Make Arrests in Major Firearms Trafficking...

Over the past 24 hours, dozens of federal agents and Oakland police officers brought a major firearms and drug trafficking case...
Jan 9, 2019

Oakland’s Lost Year of Police Accountability

Later this month, Oakland will mark an unfortunate anniversary when its police department...
Jan 3, 2019

California Supreme Court Wants to Know If a New Police Records Transparency Law Applies...

A new public records transparency law that took effect on Jan. 1 might have pulled back the curtain of secrecy...
Dec 27, 2018

From Berkeley’s Streets to Oakland’s Slums

Mike Zint used to be one of Berkeley’s chronically homeless. He’s also a well-known activist who spent the last half-decade protesting...
Dec 19, 2018

The Year Homeless People Fought Back

Some homeless people want to be left alone. Credits: Photo by Darwin BondGraham Homelessness has long...
Dec 19, 2018

The Burn

The Camp Fire was the deadliest and most destructive in state history. Credits: Photo by Noah Berger ...