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Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Pleads Not Guilty

April 15, 2014 | 3:32 pm

Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Pleads Not Guilty

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Former Chinatown gang leader is accused of money laundering, charges tied to contraband cigarettes.

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Interstate 5 Crash Witnesses: Truck on Fire Before Hitting Bus

April 12, 2014 | 2:25 pm

Interstate 5 Crash Witnesses: Truck on Fire Before Hitting Bus

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In wake of collision and fire that killed 10, investigators to consider how to improve safety on buses.

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Judge: Using Pepper Spray on Mentally Ill Inmates ‘Horrific’

April 11, 2014 | 5:38 pm

Judge: Using Pepper Spray on Mentally Ill Inmates ‘Horrific’

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Prison officials have 60 days to revise their policies for using pepper spray and isolation units.

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10 Die in Bus-Truck Crash on Interstate 5 in Sacramento Valley

April 11, 2014 | 12:30 pm

10 Die in Bus-Truck Crash on Interstate 5 in Sacramento Valley

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Big rig hits bus carrying high school students 165 miles north of San Francisco. Dozens are injured.

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Sen. Leland Yee Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ to Firearms and Corruption Charges

April 8, 2014 | 6:51 pm

Sen. Leland Yee Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ to Firearms and Corruption Charges

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Another key defendant also enters not-guilty plea. Attorney for alleged gang leader attacks feds’ case.

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California Is Sending Far Fewer Immigrants to Feds Under New State Law

April 8, 2014 | 9:58 am

California Is Sending Far Fewer Immigrants to Feds Under New State Law

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Survey of 15 counties finds 44 percent decrease in people turned over to ICE in January and February.

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Leland Yee, Keith Jackson Indicted by Federal Grand Jury

April 4, 2014 | 1:12 pm

Leland Yee, Keith Jackson Indicted by Federal Grand Jury

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Document formalizes charges and adds three more defendants for a total of 29.

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San Francisco to Require Tagalog Translations For City Services

April 3, 2014 | 8:26 am

San Francisco to Require Tagalog Translations For City Services

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Official language of the Philippines joins Spanish and Chinese and will be phased in over 18 months.

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PG&E Indicted on Criminal Charges Over San Bruno Explosion

April 2, 2014 | 8:08 am

PG&E Indicted on Criminal Charges Over San Bruno Explosion

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The utility was charged with 12 federal felony counts involving safety violations linked to the 2010 San Bruno pipeline explosion.

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Airbnb to Tack on Hotel Tax for San Francisco Guests

April 1, 2014 | 10:11 am

Airbnb to Tack on Hotel Tax for San Francisco Guests

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The online home rental site says it will collect the city’s 14 percent hotel tax.

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