Probation and House Arrest

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    El Balazo Owners Sentenced to Prison for Hiring Illegal Immigrants

    The Mexican food competition in this city is fierce. There are great burrito joints and margarita offerings in every direction. Perhaps Marino and Nicole Sandoval, owners of the El Balazo chain, were just wanting a little boost when they stiffed the feds on taxes and hired undocumented immigrants fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    Mayor Ed Lee Suspends Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, Files Misconduct Charges

    ​Mayor Ed Lee officially charged Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi with misconduct today, stating the elected official's conduct "is fundamentally incompatible with holding the Office of Sheriff."Lee  took a kitchen sink approach with the charges, rattling off several ways in which Mirkarimi's actions a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Randolph Ang, Cyclist Who Killed Pedestrian, Gets Probation and Community Service

    ​Randolph Ang, the bicyclist who ran a red light and fatally struck a woman last summer, will not set foot behind prison bars. He pleaded guilty today to vehicular manslaughter, a misdemeanor, and faces three years of probation and 500 hours of community service. The sentencing marks the end of a ... More >>

  • News

    February 1, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Barry Bonds to be Sentenced Tomorrow: Will He go to Jail?

    ​Former Giants superstar Barry Bonds, who became the center of a steroid investigation, will appear in San Francisco court tomorrow where he will learn whether or not he's going to jail. The former slugger was found guilty of obstruction of justice in April, yet the jury was deadlocked on three pe ... More >>

  • News

    January 5, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Garlic-Chopping Killer of Mealtime Attacker Acquitted

    My Wooden SpoonAnd then things got ugly...​It was a Dracula tale, Tenderloin style. Mike Harris, the resident of a Tenderloin residential hotel was chopping garlic for his lunch when 206-pound Andre Fluker busted into his room and punched him. Fluker then lunged toward Harris to strike him again a ... More >>

  • News

    November 18, 2009

    Sanctuary Sellout

    Before: S.F. coddled undocumented teen criminals. After: S.F. punishes undocumented teens who commit crimes (and some who don't, too).

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    Alleged Witness Intimidator in 'Bamm-Bamm Bling' Murder Case Charged with Violating Probation

    One of the alleged gang members arrested outside a San Francisco courtroom for what the the District Attorney's office describes as an act of witness intimidation has been charged with violating the terms of his probation on a past felony conviction. He could return to prison as a result, the man's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    SF Cops Nab Dozens of Criminals in Citywide Sweep

    San Francisco Police arrested 39 fugitives on Thursday over a 12-hour period. The citywide sweep targeted high-risk parole and probation violators who were wanted for robbery, narcotics and sexual predator crimes. There were four women among those arrested. The arrests were made as a result of ... More >>

  • News

    July 18, 2007

    Lawyers Behaving Badly

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  • News

    September 6, 2006

    Fight Snub

    The last people you would want to stiff are cage fighters, but it appears thats what one promoter did

  • News

    May 25, 2005

    Bullshitting the Lie Detector

    Infiltrator cooks up a criminal past. A PAX TV show absolves him of it. Ain't it a great country?

  • News

    January 17, 2001

    A Sentence Without an Ending

    The "used-car rabbi" gets probation instead of jail, but the question of what he did with millions of dollars in donations remains unanswered

  • News

    July 19, 2000

    Girl Problems

    The juvenile justice system is ignoring delinquent girls -- and creating a social time bomb

  • News

    July 22, 1998

    The Housing Authority's Dirty Dozen

    Twelve convicted drug dealers and other major felons have recently been employed by the San Francisco Housing Authority. But are there even more criminals on the public payroll?

  • News

    March 26, 1997

    Portrait of the Soul-Jacker

    Police call Bernard Temple the meanest hit man ever to roam the gang-infested streets of Bayview-Hunters Point. Temple calls himself a soul-jacker -- someone who kills to steal the spiritual power of his victims.

  • News

    February 5, 1997
  • News

    January 15, 1997

    Exile's Return

    A bete noire of the liberal juvenile justice crowd reappears -- maybe

  • News

    October 2, 1996

    Where do Bad Children Go?

    S.F. officials are tilting toward more community-based rehab for youthful offenders -- if they can put the lid on internal bickering that's given new meaning to the term "juvenile justice"

  • Calendar

    September 18, 1996
  • News

    September 18, 1996

    Custody by Ethnicity

    Some S.F. probation officers would rather wear the uniform of a Border Patrol guard

  • News

    December 6, 1995


    Liberals mount a comeback in the juvenile justice system

  • News

    May 31, 1995
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