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Newslinks for 11-30-16

Charter challenges appellate ruling to state Supreme Court

November 29, 2016 | San Diego Union-Tribune
A Northern California charter school has turned to the state’s highest court to review and potentially reverse an appellate court ruling that calls into question the legality of hundreds of satellite charter campuses.

Court sides with Warriors over proposed Mission Bay arena

November 30, 2016 | San Francisco Chronicle
The Golden State Warriors’ plan for a new arena in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood moved a step closer to reality Tuesday when a state appeals court upheld the city’s plan to manage increased traffic congestion and said the project would not impede access to a nearby hospital or damage the environment.
Related: Court of Appeal Opinion, The Recorder, Met News, San Francisco Business Times, Kron4, CSN Bay Area, Pleasanton Weekly, Arena Digest

S.F. judge explains why 66,000 arrest warrants were discarded

November 30, 2016 | San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco’s chief judge says he and his colleagues discarded 66,000 arrest warrants issued over five years for so-called quality-of-life crimes, like sleeping on the sidewalk, because it made no sense to lock people up for fines they couldn’t afford.

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A primer on how the council is making local court funding more equitable across the state (2:53). 

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