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Food & Spirituality: A Visit to Charles Phan's Home Kitchen
Charles Phan is a local boy, through and through: before he became a celebrity chef with the runaway success of the Slanted Door , he went to UC Berkeley and Mission High School.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Take a Crooks Tour Through San Francisco's Seedy Past
At a time when so much attention is focused on the Bay Area's future, Emma Donoghue's new novel Frog Music , set in San Francisco at the tail end of the Gold Rush, looks far back into the city's early history.
'Shrimp Boy' Chow, other defendants plead not guilty
In this image provided by Jen Siska, Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, is seen posing for a portrait in San Francisco in July 2007.
Le Meridien San Francisco Unveils Multi-Million Dollar Renovation
Le Meridien San Francisco announced today the completion of a $3.5 million dollar renovation further bringing to life the hotel's public spaces.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Sen. Leland Yee denies gun-running plot after FBI sting
California State Senator Leland Yee with co-accused Dr. Wilson Lim during a recent in Southern California, where Yee has been courting votes from the Filipino-American community for his supposed run for the California Secretary of State post.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
The Buzz: Shrimp Boy off the hook for legal fees, attorneys say
Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow is shown after being sworn in as the "Dragon Head" of the Chee Kung Tong in Chinatown Aug. 6, 2006 in San Francisco.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
A new vision for Chinatown's cultural renaissance
Yesterday, the Chinese Culture Center sponsored an press event, which spoke to the emerging visibility and pride of their community.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Lawyer: FBI probe fails without link to politician
A lawyer for a key figure in a sweeping investigation of organized crime in San Francisco's Chinatown argued Thursday that the FBI probe appeared to be failing until a state senator was ensnared in the case.
In Celebration of Earth Day, Recology Exhibits at Hyatt Regency San Francisco
In celebration of Earth Day , Hyatt Regency San Francisco is teaming up with Recology to showcase the organization's Artist in Residence program, with a selection of ten sculptures, which will be on display in the hotel's Guinness Book of World Records' "Largest Atrium" through May 5, 2014, 24-hours a day/seven days a week.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Lawyer says Shrimp Boy a victim of entrapment and racism
Suspended California state Sen. Leland Yee arrives at the Phillip Burton Federal Building and United States Courthouse for an arraignment on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in San Francisco, Calif.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Yee enters plea, Holder gets bolder
California State Sen. Leland Yee , arrested and charged with gun trafficking and other crimes, today entered a "not guilty" plea , according to the Sacramento Bee, at about the same time that, on the far side of the country, Attorney General Eric Holder had the audacity to refer to a member of Congress during questioning as "buddy," and it was not ... (more)
Shrimp Boy says he's been 'ensnared' by racist undercover agents as...
Shrimp Boy says he's been 'ensnared' by racist undercover agents as he and disgraced California lawmaker plead not guilty to conspiracy charges 'Shrimp Boy' Chow's lawyer says he's the victim of entrapment by FBI agents eager to prove Chinese gangster run San Francisco's Chinatown Among them was California state senator Leland Yee, who's accused of ... (more)
(RAT) Lawmaker Yee Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Charges
Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to bribery and gun charges two weeks after he was arrested as part of an FBI sting targeting political corruption and an alleged organized crime syndicate based in San Francisco's Chinatown.
Lawmaker Yee pleads not guilty to federal charges
The Rev. Al Sharpton says a report that he spied on New York Mafia figures for the FBI in the 1980s is old news.
A look at Calif. lawmaker's arms smuggling charges
California State Sen. Leland Yee was indicted April 4 on charges of international arms trafficking in exchange for campaign contributions.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Graffiti taggers could face bigger price tag
Property owner Laurance Mathews views the work of taggers and graffiti artists defacing buildings on Erie Alley at Van Ness.
Chinatown 'Panorama' mural like an oceangoing travelogue
Kota Ezawa stands in front of his 150-foot mural where Muni is excavating for the Central Subway in Chinatown.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Keith Jackson built connections for Leland Yee, prosecutors assert
Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, second from right, poses with several inducted consultants, including Keith Jackson, left, a former San Francisco school board member, at the Chee Kung Tong spring banquet in San Francisco.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
The Campbell Reporter
Federal indictment issued against Sen. Leland Yee, 'Shrimp Boy,' others
Federal authorities announced the indictment Friday of state Sen. Leland Yee, Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow and 27 other defendants targeted in a wide-ranging FBI investigation into drug and weapons trafficking, money laundering, public corruption and murder for hire.
UPDATE 4-California's senator Yee indicted on gun, corruption charges
A prominent Democratic California state senator and gun-control advocate was indicted by a San Francisco grand jury on charges of corruption and conspiracy to traffic in firearms, according to court documents released on Friday.