DA Ravitch can’t pull the trigger on gun words

The normally eloquent chief prosecutor stumbles briefly during closing arguments in Jarrod Miller murder trial

By | March 1st, 2012|0 Comments

Score one for The General

Judge Medvigy showed no bias against SR defense attorney Stephen Turer

By | February 16th, 2012|0 Comments

Santa Rosa lawyer on winning streak after heart surgery

Less than a year after major operation, Stephen Turer remains force in the courtroom

By | February 15th, 2012|0 Comments

Lawyers with Heart fundraiser dinner Friday night

The annual dinner, dance and wine auction benefitting child abuse prevention starts 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Mary Agatha Furth Center in Windsor. Advance tickets start at $100. Details: http://legalaidsc.org/pdf/LawyerswithHeart_2012.pdf    

By | February 2nd, 2012|0 Comments

No hug for thug

Santa Rosa gang-banger denied hug with mom before starting 17-year prison sentence

By | January 26th, 2012|1 Comment

Judge gets clean bill of health after passing out on bench

Jim Bertoli blacked out after trying to suppress feelings of nausea; family law session halted

By | January 9th, 2012|0 Comments

Computer error keeps Santa Rosa man in jail for New Year’s holiday

Barry Shell, 53, was ordered to be released Dec. 27 after serving his time for a second-degree burglary conviction and parole violations stemming from past drug offenses. But there was a problem in the computer. Jailers said they couldn’t release him last week because of an outdated “hold” from California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

By | January 3rd, 2012|0 Comments

Are pit bulls evil or just misunderstood?

Opinions fly after attack on 89-year-old Santa Rosa man and his black lab; pit bull owner arrested on felony charge

By | December 15th, 2011|0 Comments

Judge Mark Tansil sides with Santa Rosa Diocese in priest molestation claim

The alleged acts of child molesting occurred in the 1980s up in Eureka, California at the St. Bernard’s Rectory. The plaintiffs were altar boys at the time, their ages ranging from 9 to 17.

By | December 12th, 2011|0 Comments

It’s the Hatfields and McCoys at Sonoma County Superior Court

Feud grows between defense attorney Steve Turer and Judge Gary Medvigy

By | December 6th, 2011|14 Comments