The Senate removed pictures, video clips and legislative archives over the weekend involving Democratic Sens. Rod Wright of Los Angeles, Ron Calderon of Montebello and Leland Yee of San Francisco.
A Republican candidate for California attorney general said Friday that state lawmakers who are found guilty of crimes that endanger the lives of others should face the death penalty.
Former San Francisco school board president Keith Jackson, who faces public corruption, gun and drug charges, was granted release on a $250,000 bond by a federal magistrate in the city Thursday.
Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) has chosen a new lawyer to defend him against federal public corruption and gun trafficking charges.
Former San Francisco school board president Keith Jackson made a court appearance Tuesday on charges related to suspended State Sen. Leland Yee that involve murder-for-hire.
FBI agents on Tuesday searched a legislative office belonging to state Sen. Leland Yee, a San Francisco Democrat who was arrested and charged last week as part of a wider federal investigation into criminal activity in San Francisco’s Chinatown.
Keith Jackson has been described by the FBI as a central figure in the corruption scandal involving State Sen. Leland Yee. But the more we looked into his background, the less we found.
Supporters of State Senator Leland Yee say the FBI used entrapment to lure him into alleged criminal wrongdoing, but should he use that as his defense?
KPIX 5 has learned that State Senator Leland Yee is refusing to resign his state senate seat. According to state sources familiar with the matter, Yee has made it clear that he will ask for a leave of absence but so far has not formally requested it.
Author Bill Lee, who wrote an expose on San Francisco’s Chinatown, “Chinese Playground: A Memoir,” said politics has often been tied to criminal activity in the past.