Yesterday's Crimes

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…

Yesterday’s Crimes: Jeffrey Toobin on the Gaslighting of Patty Hearst

Patricia “Patty” Hearst was snatched from her Berkeley apartment and stuffed into…

Yesterday’s Crimes: The Lost Priest in the City of Souls

By 1880, San Francisco’s 70 square blocks of cemeteries between the Panhandle…

Yesterday’s Crimes: Big Ed Kemper the Coed Butcher

This is part three of a three-part series on the trio of…

Yesterday’s Crimes: Murder Prevents Earthquakes

From 1970-73, Santa Cruz was plagued by a trio of brutal mass…