Stockton's Most Wanted
Jeremy Meeks, the alleged gangster and smokin' hot felon whose latest crime is not being single, is reportedly on the brink of becoming a model and a reality TV star. While still in San Joaquin County Jail, talent agent Gina Rodriguez (guider of Teen Moms and Real Housewives) decided to represent the 30-year-old convict who was recently arrested on suspicion of felony gun possession. Meeks became famous a few weeks ago when the Stockton Police Department posted his mugshot on its Facebook page, alerting the public about the allegedly dangerous suspect. But the public — specifically females — were interested not in his criminal record, but in his blue eyes. Meeks has been charged with 11 felony counts of firearm possession, street gang membership, and parole violations. Rodriguez, founder of GR Media Firm, says she's trying to secure him modeling contracts and reality shows. "We've spoken with four production companies and three different modeling agencies," Rodriguez tells FOX411. "It's just been crazy, the type of media attention that he's gotten." Crazy indeed.
Free Parking Returns to Sunday Lineup
On Sunday, the city started offering free parking at meters, which means you can brunch for hours and not worry about a damn thing. Earlier this year, the SFMTA repealed a controversial law from January 2013 that forced drivers to pay for parking on Sundays. It came down to money: Last year, the SFMTA collected some $11 million in parking meters and citations. Drivers complained, and Mayor Ed Lee, who prefers illegally parking, listened. In his State of the City speech this year, he declared he'd fight for free parking on Sundays again. And in a statement released last week, he announced he was "aggressively pursuing" a $500 million bond that would invest in city transportation without raising property taxes. Meanwhile, all those quarters you save on parking can now be spent on higher Muni fares.