Home Top Stories Corruption

Corruption

“Uncle Leland” suspended from California Senate, with pay for now

The California Senate today voted 28-1 to suspend, with pay, three allegedly corrupt state senators: Ron Calderon, Rod Wright, and Leland Yee, also known...

Complaint against Yee includes firearms trafficking and envelopes full of cash

The federal criminal charges filed today against Sen. Leland Yee (D-SF), local political consultant Keith Jackson, reputed Chinatown organized crime boss Raymond “Shrimp Boy”...

Yee had a reputation for political corruption even before the federal indictment

Long before Sen. Leland Yee’s surprise arrest and arraignment on federal corruption charges today, Yee already had a reputation for, at best, political pandering...

Sen. Leland Yee arrested on corruption charges UPDATED

 California Sen. Leland Yee (D-SF) has reportedly been arrested on corruption charges following an FBI sting and raid on his office. In addition to...

Film Listings: March 26 – April 1, 2014

March 25, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Alerts: March 26 – April 1, 2014

March 25, 2014
THURSDAY 27The Road To Single-Payer: Truly Universal Healthcare Unitarian Universalists Center, 1187 Franklin, SF. sanfranpda@aol.com. 7pm, free. As the basic flaws of the Affordable...

Youth immigration activists cross the border to protest deportations

Last November, the Guardian profiled Alex Aldana, a queer immigration activist who was born in Mexico but came to Pomona, California with his mother...

Film Listings: March 19 – 25, 2014

March 18, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

‘Budapest,’ ‘Mars,’ and more: CAAMFest + new movies!

Last night heralded the opening of the Center for Asian American Media's CAAMFest; it runs through March 23 at the Castro Theatre, 429 Castro,...

Film Listings: March 12 – 18, 2014

March 11, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Film Listings: March 5 – 11, 2014

March 4, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Feds indict SFPD cops, alleging a drug ring and shakedowns of the poor

February 27, 2014
Federal grand juries today indicted four San Francisco Police Department officers, an SFPD sergeant, and a former SFPD officer on a variety of corruption,...

Feds indict SFPD officers for allegedly stealing from the poor

February 27, 2014
Update: Click here for the latest as this story develops.Federal civil rights and corruption charges have been filed against several San Francisco Police Department...

Alerts: February 26 – March 4, 2014

February 25, 2014
WEDNESDAY 26Hoodies Up! A Day of Remembrance for Trayvon Martin Fruitvale BART Plaza, Oakl. www.stopmassincarceration.net. 4pm, free. On the two-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin's...

Film Listings: February 26 – March 4, 2014

February 25, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Film Listings: February 19 -25, 2014

February 18, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Introducing BayLeaks

New encrypted site allows sources to anonymously deliver sensitive documents to the Guardian

Film Listings: February 12 -18, 2014

February 11, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, Sam Stander, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house...

Global tension

Noir City 12 widens its focus — but it still ain't afraid of the dark

Death and life

Archetypal tales and vibrant cinematic voices reign at the African Film Festival

By the people

GOOD TECH ISSUE: Opening government with tech has possibilities and pitfalls

Hey whistleblowers

GOOD TECH ISSUE: We want your leaks!

Year of Evictions

As tech heated up the market in 2013, affordable housing became the dominant political issue

Alerts: November 20 – 26, 2013

November 19, 2013
WEDNESDAY 20Photographic journey through modern-day slavery The Commonwealth Club, 595 Market, SF. 5:30-7pm, $20. Photographer Lisa Kristine will share photographs from her travels to...