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.
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.
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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.
The robberies occurred within minutes of each other at banks in the 700 and 900 blocks of Washington Street.
San Francisco is the second-largest market in the country for ivory trinkets.
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.
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.
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.
A man prosecutors accuse of heading a crime syndicate based in San Francisco’s Chinatown pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a new charge of racketeering.