Lenient Sentencing in Stanford Rape Case Sparks Outrage at Judge, Mercury News Columnist

A sexual assault perpetrated by a Stanford University athlete has ignited public outrage after he came away with just a six-month jail sentence.

Spouse of Assembly Candidate Darcie Green Changes Name, Can’t Erase His Violent Past

Darcie Green’s new husband said he took his bride’s surname to honor her family, but those familiar with his record of domestic violence think that may have had something to do with it.

Councilman Khamis’ Housing Proposal on Arrests, Evictions Called a ‘Police State’ Overreach

San Jose is considering an ordinance that would make it easier for landlords to evict tenants if they’re arrested but never charged with a crime.