San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said he was “shocked’ by news of the arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee Wednesday.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation served a search warrant at a business in El Sobrante on Wednesday, an FBI spokeswoman confirmed.
An enthusiastic crowd of more than 200 medical marijuana patients and supporters rallied at San Francisco City Hall Tuesday to hear six city supervisors and an Oaksterdam University official decry a recent federal crackdown on cannabis dispensaries.
Marin County sheriff’s deputies eradicated more than 7,000 marijuana plants on private property near Marshall on Tuesday.
The Marin County Sheriff’s Office began this year’s outdoor marijuana eradication efforts within the county Thursday morning by destroying nearly 13,000 young plants, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.
Two Bay Area gambling halls caught up in a multiyear criminal racketeering investigation have reached a settlement with state regulators.
The gaming director of one of the two Bay Area gambling clubs raided last week has been charged with allegedly moving millions of dollars through his personal accounts.
The FBI plans to conduct its own investigation into the alleged misconduct of police officers during at least three drug busts in San Francisco in recent months, an FBI spokeswoman said Friday.
15 people involved with Artichoke Joe’s Casino and the Oaks Card Club have been charged with racketeering, extortion and narcotics crimes.
State and federal agents were involved in coordinated raids at Bay Area card clubs Wednesday morning in an apparent crackdown on illegal gambling and organized crime.