Let's drink to that News circulated this week about the arrest of a Nation of Islam school dean accused of extorting an employee at Bayview Liquors -- a grocery store owned by Yemenese Muslims on Third Street. According to news reports, police said that Leon Muhammad, dean of the Muhammad Univers ... More >>
'Don't forget your silencer, Vito.'Thanks to budget constraints, the San Francisco Sheriff's Department has cut back on monitoring prisoner phone calls, which, in the past, has helped prosecutors mount credible criminal cases. But now, that full-time government monitoring has gone away.The Sherif ... More >>
Readers may recall a series of stories about a bizarre course of events in which a man who publicly condemned BART's board of directors as "servants of the devil" was subsequently awarded part of a multi-million dollar contract by that very same board. Accusations of being minions of Satan may ha ... More >>
This evening BART canceled its pact with Nedar Bey after the controversial lighting contractor failed to provide documentation proving he'd lined up the necessary bonding, insurance, and licensing to handle a state-funded project at North Berkeley station. This is significant, as it is unclear if ... More >>
In the print edition of today's SF Weekly, we reported on the saga of Nedar Bey, the controversial lighting contractor who may or may not cost BART hundreds of thousands of dollars in state grants. The story is complex, but here it is in the tiniest possible nutshell: Last month, Nedar Bey was aw ... More >>
In a definite candidate for the ironic hall of fame, the BART board last week awarded part of a multi-million dollar contract to Nedar Bey -- who had earlier accused that very board of being "servants of the devil." Fittingly, hundreds of thousands of dollars in government money may be going stra ... More >>
A jury considers whether a store clerk in the Bayview acted in cold blood or in self-defense when he shot a woman he accused of shoplifting.
A complaint arrivesAs journalists, we hate to admit it, but San Francisco isn't exactly a hotbed of political-corruption scandals. (Local political observers say there are a few reasons for this silver lining, which is amply clouded by the city's general dysfunction and ideology-driven policy blunde ... More >>