Veteran San Francisco Police Officer Sentenced To More Than 3 Years In Federal PrisonA former SFPD sergeant was sentenced to 41 months in prison for corruption in a federal court on Monday after being convicted of four charges related to a scheme to steal money and property seized during searches and arrests in 2009.
San Francisco Supervisor Wants To Tax Property Owners Who Let Their Units Sit VacantA San Francisco Supervisor wants to tax out-of-town property owners who let their units sit vacant.
Jury Deliberations Set To Begin in San Francisco Police Officers’ Corruption CaseA San Francisco police officer corruption case is going to a jury on Monday where the officers are charged with conspiracy to commit theft from the Police Department, theft of more than $5,000 and conspiracy to violate civil rights.
Drought: Valuable 100-Year-Old Water Rights Could Make Some East Bay Cities RichCalifornia's pre-1914 water rights are not regulated. Even in drought years, whoever claimed the water first, gets it.
Phil Matier: Is Senator Feinstein Putting San Francisco’s Mayor Lee On The Hot Seat Over Airbnb Legislation?California Sen. Dianne Feinstein has some strong words about proposed Airbnb legislation under consideration by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and doesn't want anything getting pushed through too soon.
Animals Often Center Of Nasty Divorce Proceedings When Bay Area Couples SplitIn San Francisco, dogs don’t just outnumber kids, they often are the ‘kids,’ and when couples split up, the fur often begins to fly over their pets.
Flipped Real Estate Tax Measure G Draws Dueling Rallies At San Francisco City HallA real estate taxation measure on San Francisco's ballot prompted dueling rallies on the steps of City Hall Monday morning.
Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Multiple Mercedes-Benz Cars From Belmont DealershipOne of eight cars that was stolen early last Sunday morning from a Belmont auto dealership has been recovered with an Oakland man in custody.
San Francisco To 'Shame' Property Owners Into Earthquake-Retrofitting Their BuildingsSan Francisco will employ a new method of getting property owners to reinforce their buildings to better withstand earthquakes - shaming them into retrofitting their buildings.
2 Men Arrested In Santa Cruz Craigslist Stolen Property StingsSanta Cruz County sheriff's deputies assisted last week in two cases where stolen property was recovered after suspects tried to sell it on Craigslist.
San Francisco First California City To Test Urban Farming Tax Break Law For Property OwnersSan Francisco will soon become the first city to enact a California law giving owners who turn empty lots into gardens the chance to get a tax break.
San Francisco Landlords Sue City Over Increased Ellis Act Relocation FeesSeveral property owners and two landlord associations sued the city of San Francisco in federal court Thursday to challenge a new city law that sharply increases relocation assistance payments required for tenants evicted under the state's Ellis Act.
Former Monterey County Police Employee Suspected Of Stealing Department Property ArrestedPolice found a former employee had stored multiple items in self-storage lockers, including police uniforms, firefighter "turn-out" gear, radio equipment, vehicle light bars, animal "catch poles," keys and handcuffs.
Monkey Parking App's CEO Refuses To Halt Operations In SF, Despite Order From City Attorney's OfficeA Rome-based startup, whose users auction off public parking spaces via an iPhone app is refusing to halt operations in San Francisco, despite an order from the city attorney’s office.
San Jose Burglary Suspect Arrested After Online Purchase Traced To Stolen Computer A man was arrested last week after Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies determined a stolen Apple computer was used to make an online purchase from his San Jose home.