A former elementary school teacher and youth swim coach was sent to prison yesterday for nearly four years after he was found guilty of sharing child pornography images and videos. Alex Eye Bursch was arrested in 2010 at Los Medanos Elementary School where he was a teacher after a tip led authori ... More >>
Police arrested four people this morning during a multi-agency sting targeting suspected child pornographers in four San Francisco neighborhoods, including SOMA, the Excelsior, Ocean View, and Visitacion Valley. According to police, more than 100 officers from 23 agencies worked to serve search wa ... More >>
Larry Brinkin, San Francisco's well-known gay rights activist, appeared in court this afternoon where he pleaded not guilty to six felony charges of sending and receiving images of child pornography.The charges came three months after Brinkin, 66, was first arrested by San Francisco police, who clai ... More >>
Larry Brinkin, the high-profile gay activist who was arrested earlier this summer on child pornography charges, was booked in jail again today after police obtained even more evidence allegedly linking him to child porn.Sgt. Michael Andraychak tells us that Brinkin, 66, turned himself in today at ab ... More >>
The San Francisco District Attorney has yet to file charges against 66-year-old Larry Brinkin, who was arrested Friday on suspicion of possessing child pornography, saying they need more time to comb through evidence police gave them. "We are waiting for computer forensic evidence to be analyzed in ... More >>
(Update 3:30 p.m.): SF Weekly has obtained the search warrant, which details the items police seized from Brinkin and his husband's home. Those items include computers, videos, VHS tapes, and a floppy disc. Read details of the search warrant after the jumpOriginal story: Police say they ar ... More >>
Hello government watchers: I understand there was a sighting of a red-crested Avalos last week! Very exciting! I'm sorry I couldn't be there with you to share such a great moment. However, I do have exciting news. No longer am I going to waste my vacation with frivolous pursuits like finding the ... More >>
Is there a race problem at a Castro gay bar -- or a propriety problem in a city supervisor's office?
Week of Wednesday, June 1, 2005
The Human Rights Commission finds a Castro bar discriminatory. But the commission's investigation has its own bias problem.
The city has new guidelines on discrimination against the fat, skinny, tall, and short. They teach us a valuable lesson: Our leaders need to quit pandering and focus on business.
The city's new weight discrimination law is badly reasoned, legally defective, costly, and bad for public health
Miffed citizen advisers want city Health Plan chief fired