If Melinda Haag thought being local United States prosecutor would make her famous, it's doubtful she ever imagined it'd be because of a plant. Her predecessors Joe Russoniello and Kevin Ryan made names for themselves for returning money to cocaine dealers who used frogmen to smuggle powder ashore a ... More >>
Newsom's gone. Will Campos' law get a second chance?With former Mayor Gavin Newsom gone, city supervisors are hoping to convince Mayor Ed Lee to enforce their version of the San Francisco's Sanctuary City policy. Let's rewind to the drama: Three years ago, Newsom reversed a city policy that shiel ... More >>
Oh look! Two immigration officials! The evidence is in: To immigrants, there is little difference between an immigration authority and a clown on a kiddie bike. That was the disguise Frank Salvador Solorza used when impersonating an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) official and extorting ... More >>
U.S. Attorney Joe Russoniello has worn out his welcome with sanctuary city proponentsBy Evan HillNo matter how many aggrieved citizens and legal experts immigrant advocates trot before the public in support of Supervisor David Campos' new amendment to the city's sanctuary law, Mayor Gavin Newsom ... More >>
Eh.We'd like to award the Wall Street Journal's Bay Area section with an even slightly less enthusiastic response than we gave the New York Times. And here it is: "Eh." We have our reasons. At first, the the addition of Bay Area sections to the nation's most prominent national ... More >>
Half of U.S. Attorney Kevin Ryan's lawyers have quit. But as he remains bunkered against criticism, who's minding the shop?