Can you treat San Francisco like the Sopranos? City Attorney's office says no. Yesterday, a nightclub owner and one of his former bartenders filed a complaint against the city and state alleging a "pattern of racketeering activity, including false arrests, assault and battery, kidnappings, [and] ... More >>
www.markwebb.comMark WebbA club owner and one of his former bartenders filed a much-awaited complaint yesterday alleging racketeering by the San Francisco Police Department, the city, and state of California. A filing attorney Mark Webb had described to reporters over the past two weeks as a grou ... More >>
'No, he's been reassigned...' Officer Larry Bertrand's controversial policing of nightclubs and underground parties in SOMA made him the subject of two alt weekly cover stories in the past two weeks. But even before both articles were published, Bertrand was no longer working in plainclothes to p ... More >>
In this week's cover story, SF Weekly reported on complaints surrounding nightlife enforcement in SOMA, and an attorney, Mark Webb, who was gathering a group of nightclub owners to sue the city and state for racketeering. Since the article went to press, though, three of the most well-established ve ... More >>
Police have made a number of arrests and seizures of DJ equipment at underground parties and clubs. Is it enforcement or harassment?