Yesterday's Crimes

Yesterday’s Crimes: The Bay Area Cold Case That a Heated Divorce Solved

Dr. Benjamin Hurwitz probably never thought his San Mateo podiatry practice would…

 

Yesterday’s Crimes: The Trials of Orlando Cepeda

Unlike the beloved Willie Mays, Orlando Cepeda was never a New York…

 

Yesterday’s Crimes: Chaos and Carnage After the Great San Francisco Earthquake

Police Sergeant Jesse Cook was standing on Market Street near the old…

 

Yesterday’s Crimes: The Gruesome Tug-of-War for the Soul of San Francisco

Missed Part One? Head over here for the previous Yesterday’s Crimes on the beginnings…

Yesterday’s Crimes: The Living Martyrdom of Huey Newton

  West Oakland was being squeezed. At the start of the 1960s,…

Yesterday’s Crimes: The Black Dahlia Lies in Oakland

Elizabeth Short, also known as the “Black Dahlia,” is one of the…

Yesterday’s Crimes: What Really Happened at the River’s Edge

With the 30th anniversary of The River’s Edge, Yesterday’s Crimes looks back…

Yesterday’s Crimes: Hunter S. Thompson Gets Beaten

Hundreds of Hell’s Angels and other assorted outlaw bikers thundered into Monterey,…

Yesterday’s Crimes: Butchered by Russian Nihilists

Luther Weber let himself into his parents’ modest grocery store on L…

Yesterday’s Crimes: LAPD Snitches, CIA Mind Control and the Birth of the SLA

By the end of the 1960s, future Patty Hearst kidnapper and SLA…