Superheroes or Villains?Three of the Occupy Oakland protesters who were arrested after last week's General Strike turned chaotic were arraigned in Alameda Superior Court on Monday. Among them was a roughed up "real-life superhero" who had attended the march dressed as a ninja with homemade armor, ... More >>
Independent journalist Katie Baker last month posed a question on the SF Appeal online newspaper that's been bugging a few San Franciscans: Have the Guardian Angels been solving enough mysteries and making enough citizens' arrests to suit fashionable young San Franciscans?
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Drugs? Violence? Crime? We're there. Following an announcement last week that the Tenderloin plans to step up a neighborhood program of citizen patrols, the Guardian Angels -- a national outfit that sends its members into the streets to deter crime -- is now trying to establish a beachhead in the ne ... More >>
Activists in the Tenderloin are trying to jumpstart a program of citizen patrols to help combat crime in the troubled inner-city neighborhood. Despite increased foot patrols from San Francisco Police officers, the 'Loin is still struggling with rampant drug dealing and related violence.
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