Earl Sanders

  • News

    July 22, 2009

    The Outsider

    George Gascon is S.F.'s first police chief in 30 years who wasn't homegrown — and he's promising big changes. Criminals and lazy cops, you have been warned.

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    100 years at John's Grill

    By John Geluardi San Franciscans donned their hats and spats last night to honor the anniversary of John’s Grill, which has been serving up steaks, martinis and literary intrigue for 100 years. Outside the restaurant a jazz band played period tunes while San Franciso’s A-listers arrived t ... More >>

  • News

    August 6, 2008

    The Chief Is In (for Now)

    With homicide cases going unsolved and morale in the police department sinking, Heather Fong's days as chief may be numbered.

  • News

    June 4, 2008

    To Serve & Collect

    Nearly extinct and long at odds with the SFPD, the little-known San Francisco Patrol Special Police appears poised for a comeback.

  • News

    March 7, 2007

    Letters to the Editor

    Week of 3-7-2007

  • News

    February 21, 2007

    Earls Last Laugh

    Exiled in retirement after Fajitagate, exPolice Chief Earl Sanders has re-emerged with a fresh account of the infamous Zebra murders. And his critics are on the warpath.

  • News

    July 26, 2006

    Get Out of Jail Free

    In the process of taking down the city's baddest gangsters, prosecutors and cops set some very scary people free.

  • News

    April 6, 2005

    Fajita the Night

    Were the cops really innocent of assault, or is our DA's Office just lame?

  • News

    December 31, 2003

    The Oracle of San Francisco

    No, not that jerk-led software behemoth down the Peninsula the real Oracle, with the surefire, bet-the-house prophecies you deserve

  • News

    November 12, 2003

    Toothless Wonder

    Why S.F.'s police watchdog agency has never been effective - and why Prop. H won't change that

  • News

    October 29, 2003

    Case Study: Ludrate Burton

    A jailhouse "snitch" fingered Burton for murder

  • News

    October 29, 2003

    Case Study: Clifford St. Joseph

    Testimony by an escaped inmate helped convict St. Joseph of murder.

  • News

    March 26, 2003

    Help From Their Friends

    Did SFPD brass order a cover-up in Fajitagate? They didn't really need to.

  • News

    March 12, 2003

    Fajita Backlash

    Our DA's ineptitude in dealing with a food-inspired police scandal may frustrate desperately needed reform of SFPD

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