Diane Whipple

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    It's National Dog Bite Prevention Week ... Who Knew?

    Don't make eye contact!​For as much bad press as dog bites get, you would have thought this week there would have been a media blitz, considering it's National Dog Bite Prevention Week. But not even our very own Rebecca Katz, chief of the city's Animal Care and Control Department, had any idea tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Marjorie Knoller Dog Mauling Conviction Upheld -- Husband Foresees Appeal

    We may yet still have Marjorie Knoller to kick around...​A state appeals court on Friday upheld the second-degree murder conviction received by Marjorie Knoller after the woman's hulking presa canario dogs in 2001 mauled Diane Whipple to death. Knoller was imprisoned in 2002; she was paroled in '0 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Robert Noel Misses Wife's Dog Mauling Appeal To Bake Bread

    State Bar of CaliforniaRobert Noel and Marjorie Knoller in the days when she was free and he was not baking bread​It has been almost 10 years since a beastly 120-pound dog named Bane fatally mauled lacrosse coach Diane Whipple in a Pacific Avenue apartment building while its owner, Marjorie Knolle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    San Francisco Dog Court's Future Uncertain

    Sergeant Bill Herndon and friend​These may be the dog days of San Francisco's dog court. Sergeant Bill Herndon had been the head of the police department's vicious and dangerous dog unit, and oversaw the court system adjudicating San Francisco's misbehaving mongrels for nearly 20 years. Yet, earli ... More >>

  • News

    January 27, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 11, 2008

    Marjorie Knoller case inches forward

    Fresh off the Bay City News wire (via CBS 5). Here's the latest for those of you still obsessed with the never ending Marjorie Knoller saga: "The possible retrial of Marjorie Knoller, whose second-degree murder conviction for the dog mauling death of Diane Whipple in 2001 was later reduced to invo ... More >>

  • News

    January 9, 2008
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    June 29, 2005

    The Pit Pendulum

    After a series of dog attacks, public opinion seems to be swinging against the pit bull. Are you on or off the swing? Take quiz, find out.

  • News

    February 16, 2005

    San Francisco Dog Court

    Due process, under the law, for every canine

  • News

    August 6, 2003

    Zoned Out

    For her hot new dog-mauling book Red Zone, eye-pleasing author Aphrodite Jones re-created dialogue and scenes; her publisher and the Chron don't seem to mind

  • News

    July 9, 2003

    Picketing a Heartthrob

    Dog Bites faces a dilemma when a gay rights group goes after his favorite straight-boy crush

  • News

    April 11, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from April 11, 2001

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    March 28, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of March 28, 2001

  • News

    March 21, 2001

    Pet Peeve

    A pit bull owner says dogs are still being demonized in the wake of a fatal mauling

  • News

    March 14, 2001

    Old Wounds

    News reports about the lawyers whose dog killed Diane Whipple have stirred unpleasant memories among a few of their former clients

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