Former State Sen. Leland Yee, 3 Others Set For Change-Of-Plea Hearing On Corruption ChargesFormer state Sen. Leland Yee, who faces corruption and money-laundering charges, and three other men are scheduled for change of plea hearings in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday.
Lawyer Says Feds Are Withholding Evidence That Would Prove 'Shrimp Boy' Chow Is InnocentThe attorney for a man at the center of a federal racketeering and money laundering case involving former state senator Leland Yee says other politicians may be implicated.
Lawsuit By 'Shrimp Boy' Chow Attorney Accuses SF Mayor Lee Of Accepting Illegal Campaign ContributionsSan 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.
Bill To Ban 'Bullet Button' Awaits Gov. Brown's SignatureA 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.
Gun Cache, Homemade Bomb Found At Home Of Man Accused In State Senator ThreatPolice 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.
Court Documents Reveal Details Of Alleged Threat To State Sen. YeeA 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.
Rumors Of Occupy San Francisco Raid Prove UntrueWhile 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.
California Lawmakers Pass Bill Banning Shark-Fin TradeThe 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.
California Pipeline Safety Legislation Lands On Governor’s DeskThe 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.