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Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, in 2006. (CBS)

San Francisco Judge Denies ‘Shrimp Boy’ Request To Have Racketeering Charges Tossed

The criminal case against a former San Francisco Chinatown gangster will continue after a federal judge denied his request to have the charges thrown out.

08/27/2015

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mayor Bans City Workers From Indiana Travel After Passage Of Religious Liberty Law

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is forbidding city employees from traveling to Indiana following Thursday’s enactment of a ‘religious liberty’ law that opponents say could be used to discriminate against gays.

03/26/2015

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Mayor Lee Calls For Officers To Be Fired Over Racist, Homophobic Texts

The mayor of San Francisco said Tuesday that four police officers under investigation in the sending of racist and homophobic texts will be fired if the probe determines they sent the messages.

03/17/2015

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

KPIX 5 Poll: San Franciscans Grumpier About State Of City; Mayor Lee Approval Ratings Drop

San Franciscans are approaching the end of 2014 a bit grumpier about the current state of affairs in the city as compared to a couple of years ago, and may be casting some blame on Mayor Ed Lee, according to the results of an exclusive poll.

12/03/2014

Flag of the People's Republic of China (Daderot/Wikimedia Commons)

San Francisco Flies Chinese Flag At City Hall As Thousands Protest In Hong Kong

The city of San Francisco, which has always been known to support human rights causes worldwide, was flying the flag of the People’s Republic of China at City Hall just as tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong were protesting against the Chinese government.

10/02/2014

A blood donation bag. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Supervisor Wiener Urges FDA To Drop Ban On Blood Donations From Gay, Bisexual Men

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener will introduce a resolution at this afternoon’s Board of Supervisors meeting asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to end its ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.

07/15/2014