Sen. Leland Yee

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee speaks with KPIX 5 reporter Anne Makovec about the arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee, March 26, 2014. (CBS)

Lawsuit By ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Attorney Accuses SF Mayor Lee Of Accepting Illegal Campaign Contributions

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has been hit with a civil lawsuit accusing him of accepting illegal campaign donations from an undercover FBI agent involved in the corruption probe and State Sen. Leland Yee, Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow, and 26 other defendants.

09/22/2014

A California-legal AR-15 clone (FAR-15) with a 10 round magazine. Other notable features include pinned and welded muzzle brake, forward assist, "Bullet Button", collapsible stock, and Aimpoint CompM4 (sight optic) mounted on the top rail. (Igor at work/Wikimedia Commons)

Bill To Ban ‘Bullet Button’ Awaits Gov. Brown’s Signature

A bill sitting on the governor’s desk could finally close what gun control advocates describe as a huge loophole in California’s assault weapons ban. A KPIX 5 investigation first raised the issue more than a year ago, prompting Senator Leland Yee to introduce the first version of the legislation.

10/09/2013

Everett Basham

Gun Cache, Homemade Bomb Found At Home Of Man Accused In State Senator Threat

Police found 26 guns, thousands of bullets and dozens of high-capacity ammunition magazines at the home of a Santa Clara man charged with threatening to kill a state lawmaker over proposed gun control legislation, according to search warrants unsealed Thursday.

03/28/2013

Everett Basham

Court Documents Reveal Details Of Alleged Threat To State Sen. Yee

A man charged with threatening a California state senator allegedly boasted in an email that he could use his sniper skills to assassinate the politician while hiding in Sacramento.

03/13/2013

Tents at the Occupy SF encampment in Justin Herman Plaza, October 27, 2011. (CBS)

Rumors Of Occupy San Francisco Raid Prove Untrue

While Occupy San Francisco protesters repeatedly said they anticipated some kind of police action late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning to clear their protest site at Justin Herman Plaza, such a raid never materialized.

10/27/2011

Shark fins in a bag await delivery at a wholesale warehouse in Hong Kong (Laurent Fievet)

California Lawmakers Pass Bill Banning Shark-Fin Trade

The Legislature has sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill seeking to ban the sale, trade or possession of shark fins, despite objections from two senators who called the measure racist because the fins are used in a soup considered a delicacy in some Asian cultures.

09/06/2011

Natural gas pipelines

California Pipeline Safety Legislation Lands On Governor’s Desk

The California legislature has passed a bill to require Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and other utilities to install remote-controlled automatic shut-off valves on gas transmission lines.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/31/2011

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