7 hrs ago
Leland Yee pleads not guilty
California state Sen. Leland Yee leaves federal court in San Francisco on Thursday, July 31, 2014.
15 hrs ago
Yee Pleads Not Guilty To Racketeering, Corruption Charges In Expanded Indictment
Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee appeared briefly in federal court in San Francisco Thursday to plead not guilty to a new racketeering charge and 10 corruption and bribery counts in an expanded grand jury indictment.
16 hrs ago
The New Zealand Herald
San Francisco senator pleads not guilty to charge
A California state senator previously charged with bribery has pleaded not guilty to a new charge of racketeering.
16 hrs ago
Great Moments in Water Conservation
Whenever there's a drought in Los Angeles, people are told they can only water their lawns on certain days of the week.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Shrimp Boy pleads not guilty to racketeering
Attorney Tony Serra leaves court to speak to the media after his client Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow entered a not guilty plea during his arraignment in Federal Court in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday July 30, 2014., Calif.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Courthouse News Service
More Trouble for 'Shrimp Boy' and Sen. Yee
A federal grand jury added racketeering to the expansive list of charges against Chinatown mob boss Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, suspended California Sen. Leland Yee and Yee political consultant Keith Jackson.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
New racketeering charges for Yee
Suspended California state Sen. Leland Yee and attorney James Lassart leave the Phillip Burton Federal Building and United States Courthouse after Yee's arraignment on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in San Francisco, Calif.
Inside Bay Area
Leland Yee charged with racketeering in federal probe
Page 5 of the superseding indictment shows the charges against Yee. The full document is at the bottom of the article.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
FBI sting tried to ensnare Mayor Lee
The FBI contributed $20,000 to San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee 's 2011 mayoral campaign as part of a sting operation.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Samoan woman sentenced to five...
A Samoan woman accused by federal prosecutors of distributing cocaine to Samoan drug dealers in Hawaii, was last week sentenced by the federal court in Honolulu to five years in prison, but remains out on bail to self surrender next January.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Old days in S.F. not so good
A quick visit to San Francisco's past, including swimming at Sutro Baths, might be better than living there.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Tony Serra a tireless courtroom 'Verbal Warrior'
Though his hair is white now and not as Abundant as it was 24 years ago, Tony Serra's zest for the law hasn't waned, and he still defends his clients with the same zeal as when he began his career in the 1960s.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Silicon Valley's Arrogance Is Out of Beta and Ready to Ship
The downtown San Francisco skyline and Bay Bridge are shown during a 30-minute ferry ride across to AT&T Park on July 10, 2013, in San Francisco.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
SFBG Politics Blog
Angry building owners threaten lawsuit over anti-speculation tax
Opponents of the anti-speculator tax that will appear on the November ballot blasted the proposal in a City Hall hearing yesterday [Thu/10] - pledging to defeat the measure in court even if voters approve it - but they were overwhelmed by a strong turnout from supporters who said real estate speculation drives up the cost of housing without adding ... (more)
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Owners of SF Store Arrested for Defrauding Food Stamp Program of $480K
The owners of a food store in San Francisco's Chinatown and two co-conspirators have been arrested and charged with defrauding the state's food stamp program of over $480,000, according to the district attorney's office.
S.F.'s curmudgeons yell 'cut!' to filmmakers
A production crew films a scene for "San Fran Land" at Dolores Park in San Francisco, Calif.
The Jewish News Weekly
hardly strictly bagels | In heart of city, Sabra Grill looking to be a destination
Tourists who keep kosher know where to go when they visit San Francisco: straight to Chinatown for a lamb skewer or falafel at Sabra Grill.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
S.F. Chinatown Keywords School puts student art on display
Alex Huang and Lisa Yu are among the 10 student artists recruited for the San Francisco Chinatown Keywords School.
Los Angeles Times
L.A. Beer Week gets new organizers and a new L.A.-centric format
When the first Los Angeles Beer Week was organized some six years ago there was hardly a craft brewery in Los Angeles.