San Francisco is the second-largest market in the country for ivory trinkets.
Vowing to protect fragile marine life, President Barack Obama acted Tuesday to create the world’s largest ocean preserve by expanding a national monument his predecessor established in waters thousands of miles from the American mainland.
A conservation group claims that Google has something in common with illicit ivory traders in China and Thailand: It says the Internet search giant is helping to fuel a dramatic surge in ivory demand.
With black market cell phones helping some of California’s most dangerous criminals stay connected to the outside world, corrections officials have announced a plan to block illegal cell phone calls by inmates.
Following a CBS 5 investigation, two suspects are charged with orchestrating a counterfeiting operation that was costing the SFMTA thousands of dollars a week.
Street sellers run a brisk business at commuter hubs all over San Francisco, a black market that sells Muni tickets for half the regular $2 fare.