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Best Local San Francisco Businesses To Shop On Black Friday 2014

Camping out at the mall through pre-dawn opening hours to snag the Black Friday discounts on blenders and televisions at the big box stores isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. Do remember our small independent retailers and SFMade while you’re out there.

11/18/2014

Stanley Kwan pleaded guilty to grand theft for defrauding dozens of couples through his wedding planning business. (CBS)

San Francisco Wedding Planner Who Ripped Off Dozens Of Couples Begins 4-Year Prison Sentence

A San Francisco wedding planner who ripped off dozens of couples surrendered Wednesday to serve a four-year prison sentence for grand theft, the district attorney’s office said Thursday.

11/13/2014

San Francisco's Chinatown neighborhood. (CBS)

San Francisco Chinatown Leaders Urge Better Training After Tour Guide’s Racist Rant

City officials and Chinatown community leaders rallied Thursday in response to an expletive-filled speech by a tour guide denigrating the neighborhood and its residents and called for better training and oversight by the tour industry.

10/23/2014

Comedian Katt Williams (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Rappers, Comedians Involved Leland Yee Case

The plot thickens. Suge Knight, Kat Williams & Too Short mentioned in Yee case…

10/23/2014

San Francisco's Chinatown neighborhood. (CBS)

Guide Goes On Videotaped Racist, Expletive-Laced Rant To Tourists Aboard Chinatown Bus In San Francisco

A tour-guide in San Francisco’s Chinatown was filmed during a racist and expletive-laden rant about the neighborhood and its inhabitants, and garnered applause tourists.

10/22/2014

Bank Vault

Old-School Bank Robber Hits 2 SF Chinatown Banks Thursday Afternoon

The robberies occurred within minutes of each other at banks in the 700 and 900 blocks of Washington Street.

10/11/2014

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San Francisco Ivory Demand Helping Drive Slaughter Of African Elephants

San Francisco is the second-largest market in the country for ivory trinkets.

09/28/2014

Stockton Tunnel Crash Scene

Neighbors Say Intersection Where Elderly Woman Was Killed Crossing Street Near Stockton Tunnel Is Unsafe Due To Impatient Drivers

The accident happened just before 10 a.m. near the intersection of Stockton and Sacramento streets. Neighbors say the intersection is notorious for congestion, speeding and impatient drivers.

09/20/2014

State Sen. Leland Yee is surrounded by members of the press as he leaves the federal courthouse in San Francisco, March 31, 2014. (CBS)

Leland Yee, ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Corruption Case To Be Split Up In Smaller Groups

The case against 29 defendants including suspended state Sen. Leland Yee and convicted Chinatown gang leader Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow will have to be split into smaller groups before the case can go to trial.

08/08/2014

California State Sen. Leland Yee gets into an awaiting car as he leaves the Phillip Burton Federal Building after a court appearance on March 31, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Yee appeared in federal court today for a second time after being arrested along with 25 others by F.B.I. agents last week on political corruption and firearms trafficking charges. Yee is free on a $500,000 unsecured bond. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yee Pleads Not Guilty To Racketeering, Corruption Charges In Expanded Indictment

Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee appeared briefly in federal court in San Francisco Thursday to plead not guilty to a new racketeering charge and 10 corruption and bribery counts in an expanded grand jury indictment.

07/31/2014

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