Lisa Fernandez, FOX6 News

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Oakland, CA, United States

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Past articles by Lisa:

Jury awards $8.25M to Black mother, daughters handcuffed outside Castro Valley Starbucks

A federal jury awarded a mother and two sisters $8.25 million after they were unlawfully searched and handcuffed by Alameda County sheriff's deputies at a Castro Valley Starbucks on their way to taking one of the young women to a college test in Berkeley. → Read More

Wildest weather videos from California's series of storms

The weather has been wet and treacherous in California since after Christmas. We've compiled some of the wildest videos to reflect the storms. → Read More

Oakland police chief apologizes; issues 33 disciplinary actions for using tear gas against protesters

Oakland Police Chief LeRonne Armstrong on Wednesday for the first time apologized for what happened at a youth-led George Floyd protest last summer and he also announced that he has issued more than 33 disciplinary actions to officers for using tear gas, in violation of department and city policy. → Read More

Inspector General: California prison transfers during coronavirus caused public health disaster at San Quentin

The Office of the Inspector General, which is the independent oversight body over the California prison system, issued a scathing report Monday on how officials handled coronavirus transfers, saying that the preparation and execution of the transfers were "deeply flawed and risked the health and lives of thousands of incarcerated persons and staff." → Read More

California lawmaker pushing to force public schools to reopen if coronavirus cases drop

AB10 would require public schools to resume in-person learning within two weeks of their county moving into red, orange or yellow tiers. → Read More

California AG fights back on request to release hundreds of incarcerated people from San Quentin

Xavier Becerra argued that roughly 1,000 people inside San Quentin could easily be transferred to any one of the other 29 male prison facilities in the state, which would mean 36 inmate transfers per prison. → Read More

Inmate firefighter injured battling California blaze now set to be deported to Laos

Bounchan Keola has asked for a pardon from his prison sentence, showing that he has changed for the better and that his service to the state battling wildfires should count for something. → Read More

'That looks like me:' Mixed-race girl notes while looking at video of Kamala Harris

"Kamala Haris, a woman in power, a woman of color. From the bottom of our brown-girl hearts. Thank you. Representation matters." → Read More

Apple apologizes for Siri glitch that ID's police departments as 'terrorists'

“According to Siri and Apple, law enforcement are now considered terrorists … How is this acceptable and how is this happening in America?” → Read More

Firefighter dies in California fire started by gender reveal gathering

Cal Fire Capt. Bennett Milloy also said that the death, the only one so far as a result of this El Dorado Fire, will also change the nature of the criminal investigation of the couple who hosted the gathering → Read More

California mother files fertility fraud suit, alleging doctor used his own sperm to impregnate her

In one case, a Livermore woman said that she wanted her sperm donor to be Christian and share her husband's ethnicity. She was horrified when she found out her childrens' biological father turned out to be her Jewish doctor. → Read More

Family files claim against California prison system after man dies of COVID-19 at San Quentin

The claim was brought by the children and mother of Daniel Ruiz, 61, one of at least 27 prisoners and staff who have died from COVID-19 at San Quentin. The family alleges that Ruiz was wrongfully and unconstitutionally killed. → Read More

California wildfire started because of pyrotechnics at gender reveal party: CalFire

Cal Fire officials did not identify who hosted the party and if the hosts will be held responsible for the fire. → Read More

Girls make treats, cards for firefighters battling California wildfires

"If we didn't have to worry about this coronavirus I'd give you a big hug," one of the firefighters said. "How about an air high five." → Read More

As ash rains from the sky, California farmworkers 'fill your plates without hazard pay'

Footage taken by a Twitter user named @PocketNihilist showed the hazy and smoky conditions, as farm workers were worked near a farm plow. → Read More

New video: Sheriff’s deputy the 'undeniably initial aggressor' in Toronto Raptors shoving match

The release of this 11-second encounter is the first time the public has been able to view the video. Up until now, the public had to rely on witness accounts. → Read More

10-year-old Yemeni girl once stranded in Egypt reunited with family in San Francisco

Raghad’s mothers and siblings’ visas were set to expire on in early July, and so they were forced to leave the 10-year-old behind with their neighbors. → Read More

VIDEO: California police officer whisks man in wheelchair off train tracks just in time

As the train was just about to reach them, Officer Erika Urrea was able to pull the man out of the wheelchair and they both fell back onto the ground, her body camera video showed. → Read More

Feds accuse pair of smuggling methamphetamine dissolved in buckets of paint at San Jose warehouse

KTVU cameras were first to capture the arrest of Mario Orozco in San Jose and observe DEA, Homeland Security and local law enforcement officers enter a home to take him into custody. His alleged accomplice, Teodoro Ayon-Ramos, was arrested at his home in Los Banos on the same day. → Read More