We don't buy drugs off the street (anymore). But if we did, or if someone asked us where to score some sweet illicit narcotics, we suppose we might try the Haight Ashbury. If there's one thing a pack of young and dirty "travelers" have, it's hungry dogs -- as well as some molly or some nugs or somet ... More >>
They say the best journalism produces outrage, not awareness. Medical cannabis and marijuana legalization advocates are sometimes easily annoyed, but last week's Bay Citizen report of an uptick in undercover marijuana buy-busts in the Haight Ashbury neighborhood had them apoplectic. There's a r ... More >>
The San Francisco Police Department is going after drug dealers on Haight Street. As the Chronicle reported a few days ago, Park Station captain Greg Corrales has led 50 undercover buy-busts on street dealers over the past six months. As we reported in our October feature story "Black Market Stree ... More >>
The year 2012 was a pretty stellar one for San Francisco. If you doubt us for a second, just think no farther than the San Francisco Giants World Series win. But amid the remarkable (sweeping baseball) moments -- like when the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence crashing Sheriff Joe Arpaio's dinner in ... More >>
A San Francisco man was separated from his dog after he allegedly beat the pup -- for no apparent reason -- in public view in the Upper Haight.According to police, the witnesses were driving to Whole Foods in the Haight when they heard a dog "yelping in distress." The driver spotted the man on the s ... More >>
Yet another reason riding Muni is scary. San Francisco police have arrested a 39-year-old man who allegedly groped a teenage girl as she rode the Muni bus home last week.Capt. Greg Corrales tells us the incident started about 4:20 p.m., when the 17-year-old got onto the 37 Muni line at 14th and Chur ... More >>
This isn't a man bites dog story. This is a man bites his dog and allegedly beats his pup story -- and that's even worse.San Francisco Police Capt. Greg Corrales tells SF Weekly that on Saturday, a witness called the cops after he allegedly saw 18-year-old Tyler Anderson punch his female pit bu ... More >>
A few weeks ago we regaled readers with some snippets from SFPD Captain Greg Corrales' weekly newsletter where, believe it or not, he manages to find more synonyms for the word "thug" than the daring duo over at the Examiner. But alas, it seems we've offended a cop -- and let us assure you it won't ... More >>
Looks like San Francisco cops haven't yet quite mastered how to stop cell phone thieves in the city. Last night in Bayview-Hunter's Point, a bandit robbed a female pedestrian, making off with her cell phone and debit card, according to a police report. About 10:30 p.m. at the corner of Silver Aven ... More >>
It's not news that cell phone thieves run rampant in San Francisco, but what is news to us is that San Francisco cops are actually doing something about it -- or at least trying.Amid the recent spike in gun violence, uniformed and plainclothes officers are flooding the area near Divisadero and Eddy ... More >>
It seems the San Francisco Examiner's Law and Disorder daring duo have some stiff competition. Ever since Captain Greg Corrales took over at Park Station, we've been regaled with his puzzling prose that read like something you'd find in a Dick Tracy comic strip. We have no idea what he's thinking wh ... More >>
On Black Friday, Rusty Mills and Lloyd Fishback stripped off all their clothes and headed down to Union Square with their genitalia flapping in the stiff winter wind. Mills wore only an Indian headdress and Fishback donned a pilgrim hat (Fishback says the hats tip off people that you're intention ... More >>
'Fuck off, kid. This is my bike. Try and take it and I'll dust you.' The police have discovered the face of the city's bike thieves, and it belongs to a 51-year-old transient named Crystal. Don't laugh. If you mess with her, she'll "dust you." This all started with Malcolm McMahon, a City College ... More >>
For years, San Francisco bicyclists have ignored stop signs and other traffic laws without repercussions. Not anymore
Did SFPD brass order a cover-up in Fajitagate? They didn't really need to.
The enforcement of drug laws should be less hurtful than the dangers inherent in drug use itself, say the "harm reductionists" at Prevention Point, who practice what they preach by distributing 1.5 million needles to the city's drug users.