Our friends over at SFist today posted a reminder that it's been one year since federal agents -- mostly the IRS, though DEA and US Marshals were on scene -- raided the campus of Oakland marijuana grow college Oaksterdam University and the offices and apartment of its founder, cannabis legalization ... More >>
Police caught up with the 22-year-old man who has been on the lam after he allegedly set fire to his girlfriend after the two got into an argument at a local laundromat.
Sgt. Michael Andraychak says Dexter Oliver was found at a hotel in Oakland at about 9 p.m. where he surrendered to police.
What many saw as the inevitable hit Oaksterdam founder Richard Lee on Monday, when federal agents came knocking at the home and businesses of the man who has become the marijuana movement's de-facto figurehead.After Lee revived a moribund part of downtown Oakland with a school dedicated to the pot t ... More >>
Congressman Ron Paul grabbed the lion's share of headlines among GOP presidential candidates last week, and not just because he is the latest improbable figure to challenge the inevitable nomination of Mitt Romney.The conservative Weekly Standard ran a rehash by writer James Kirchik of an article ... More >>
We've heard stories before of people reporting their exes to immigration officials, but a couple of psycho tales in the news today one-upped that revenge tactic.In San Francisco, a person reported to police that a 25-year-old female Hispanic friend sent out a desperate text message that she was b ... More >>
Alan May ran, but he couldn't hide in San Francisco. The 45-year-old, wanted by the U.S. Secret Service for defrauding folks of more than $7 million in an oil and gas scheme, had traveled here from Cypress, Texas and taken on multiple identities. He rented an expensive apartment and was throwing ... More >>
The SFPD has found its man -- but who will find the municipality of 'Delaware, Maryland'?Are San Francisco cops trying to put a good foot forward now that new Police Chief George Gascon is in town and vowing to improve the city's poor murder clearance rate? One could be forgiven that impression w ... More >>