Researchers Developing Portable Device That Detects U.S. Currency Vapors To Be Used By Border Patrol
An estimated $30 billion in U.S. currency is illegally smuggled into Mexico each year from the United States, but research is being done to help U.S. border-patrol agents sniff out the so-called dirty money.
A man held up a bank in downtown San Francisco Thursday afternoon, police said.
The 10-year program, known as the Richmond Promise, is part of a $90 million community investment from Chevron.
The Internet myth is just that, a myth–it won’t take 823 years for another August with five weekends–five Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the same month–but it is still cool, and worth mentioning even if it doesn’t have a cool name like “money bags” or “silver pockets full.”
Prepare for the return of stampeding money seekers, San Francisco. The man behind the @HiddenCash says he will be back in the Bay Area next weekend, dropping more cash as part of his scavenger hunt that has become a worldwide phenomenon.
A woman accused of robbing and hurting an 8-year-old girl selling candy in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood last week pleaded not guilty in San Francisco Superior Court Tuesday afternoon.
An 8-year-old girl selling candy inside a store in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood was robbed Monday by a woman who said she needed money for a bus fare, police said.
A panhandler was arrested in Richmond last week for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman who gave him money, a police spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Governor Jerry Brown signed a law last week legalizing currency other than U.S. dollars, opening doors for digital currencies like Bitcoin, Ripple, Peercoin and Primecoin to used in transactions across California.
California will provide the final bit of money needed to build and install a suicide barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge, state officials said Thursday.