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News, The Snitch John McAfee Brings Guns to Bitcoin Fight in SF

John McAfee Brings Guns to Bitcoin Fight in SF

In Scott McKenzie’s famous song about this famous city, he tells visitors they’re “gonna meet some gentle people” in San Francisco. Apparently John McAfee doesn’t believe him - and if he’d written the song, he probably would’ve sang something like,…
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News, The Snitch "Belligerent Laziness": Dolores Park Was a Mess Again This Morning

"Belligerent Laziness": Dolores Park Was a Mess Again This Morning

Dolores Park isn't named for Mission Dolores. It's named for El Grito de Dolores, more or less the Mexican equivalent of the Boston Tea Party and the 1810 event that precipitated the Mexican War of Independence. (That's why there's…
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News, The Snitch VIDEO: Pride Trashes Dolores Park Into Submission, Evokes Dystopian Metaphors

VIDEO: Pride Trashes Dolores Park Into Submission, Evokes Dystopian Metaphors

The above is video footage captured in Dolores Park this morning, in the not-too-distant, post-Pride present, in a reality where humans have abdicated their responsibilities and where trash is the dominant life form. Instead of green space, there is…
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News, The Snitch Yesterday's Crimes: Squeaky Fromme, Charles Manson, & Assassination Attempts

Yesterday's Crimes: Squeaky Fromme, Charles Manson, & Assassination Attempts

Gerald Rudolph Ford Jr. became vice president when then-VP Spiro Agnew resigned in disgrace on Oct. 10, 1973 following a bribery scandal. Ford became president less than a year later when Richard Nixon resigned in disgrace following a number of…
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News, The Snitch Get Ready to March For … Nuclear Energy?

Get Ready to March For … Nuclear Energy?

If truth is stranger than fiction, it should come as no surprise that Friday marks the start of the first-ever pro-nuclear power march — probably in world history — and it all starts in San Francisco. The March for…
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News, The Snitch Report: Homeless Man Killed By SFPD Was On Ground, Shot In Head

Report: Homeless Man Killed By SFPD Was On Ground, Shot In Head

Luis Gongora, the 45-year old homeless man shot and killed by San Francisco police on April 7, was prone on the ground when he was fatally shot in the head, according to results of a private autopsy released Friday. Gongora…
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News, The Snitch Ayesha Curry Was Right: Her Father Looks Nothing Like This Con Artist

Ayesha Curry Was Right: Her Father Looks Nothing Like This Con Artist

It was a rough night all around for the Golden State Warriors and most human beings associated with the NBA's winningest team. Shoved around, swatted aside, and in every way beaten by LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game…
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News, The Snitch Great: Oakland Police Sex Scandal Expands to San Francisco

Great: Oakland Police Sex Scandal Expands to San Francisco

In case you were not aware, there's near-chaos in local law enforcement in the East Bay right now. Oakland's police chief resigned last week, and his planned replacement was shitcanned this week, all following the OPD's bungling of an…
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News, The Snitch Sacramento Christian Preacher Praises Orlando Massacre

Sacramento Christian Preacher Praises Orlando Massacre

Sacramento's Roger Jimenez practices what he calls "red-hot preaching." The pastor of a small Baptist church in California's capital — one that began in his living room in 2010 and now attracts as many as 200 worshipers at morning…
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News, The Snitch After Orlando, Will The Pro-Gun Lobby Keep Using Trans People As Campaign Props? (Spoiler: Yes)

After Orlando, Will The Pro-Gun Lobby Keep Using Trans People As Campaign Props? (Spoiler: Yes)

This fall, Californians will vote on a ballot proposition that would extend the state's gun control laws. The "Safety For All" campaign would not ban guns in California — far from it — but would ban large-capacity magazines, require…
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News, The Snitch S.F. Liked Obama More Than We Liked Hillary, Bernie

S.F. Liked Obama More Than We Liked Hillary, Bernie

One of the favorite post-election kvetches — aside from your guy going down in bitter defeat to the sound of wailing bros coast-to-coast — is how shitty turnout is. This started early on Election Night, the day after the…
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News, The Snitch Easy Punishment For Stanford Rapist Leads S.F. School Board Member To Share Own Rape Story

Easy Punishment For Stanford Rapist Leads S.F. School Board Member To Share Own Rape Story

It took 30 years — and another campus rape, coupled with almost absurdly light punishment for the rapist — to compel Rachel Norton to share the story of her own rape. Norton is a member of the San Francisco…
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News, The Snitch Petition to Oust Judge Who Gave Lenient Sentence to Stanford Rapist

Petition to Oust Judge Who Gave Lenient Sentence to Stanford Rapist

Outrage broke out last week after former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner received a light six-month sentence after he was convicted of raping an unconscious female student. Santa Clara District Attorney Jeff Rosen called the sentence "unjust," while Turner's…
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News, The Snitch We're Giving Trump Exactly What He Wants

We're Giving Trump Exactly What He Wants

Donald J. Trump's bellicose Republican Party train rolled into San Jose last night, and the South Bay did not disappoint. Protests before a Trump rally at the downtown SAP Center started peacefully enough, according to the UK Guardian and…
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News, The Snitch City Spends $20 Million a Year Pursuing the Homeless

City Spends $20 Million a Year Pursuing the Homeless

San Francisco spends $18.5 million a year chasing homeless people with police, who are currently the city's de-facto homeless response team, a recent city report found. In all, the city spends $20.6 million enforcing a total of 36 "quality…
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News, The Snitch Millennial Problems: Cash to (Literally) Burn

Millennial Problems: Cash to (Literally) Burn

Apps are important. Sleeping, eating, using the bathroom, and updating your status are all improved with an app. That’s why we here at Millennial Problems are launching a sometime-series dedicated to these vital ingredients of our constant quests for instant…
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News, The Snitch So Much For Gun Safety: Another Law Enforcement Gun Stolen in S.F.

So Much For Gun Safety: Another Law Enforcement Gun Stolen in S.F.

It seems high time for people authorized to carry firearms to stop leaving them unattended in vehicles, especially in the Bay Area, or they should at least find funding to upgrade every FBI, Secret Service, city cop, and ICE…
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News, The Snitch After Uproar, Dolores Park Lawn Reservations Nixed

After Uproar, Dolores Park Lawn Reservations Nixed

You know you’ve touched a nerve when your cause generates two change.org petitions in less than 24 hours. But it appears fans of Dolores Park can rest a little easier — and sit upon the DoPa grass without fear of…
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News, The Snitch How Many OC Workers Does It Take To Deliver $100K To SF Homeless Hero?

How Many OC Workers Does It Take To Deliver $100K To SF Homeless Hero?

It was the kind of feel-good story all too often lacking in the daily headlines: In March, homeless resident Matthew Hay-Chapman was promised $100,000 in reward money for helping San Francisco police arrest two of three Orange County escaped…
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News, The Snitch Deputies in Videotaped Beating of Suspect Charged with Felonies

Deputies in Videotaped Beating of Suspect Charged with Felonies

Two Alameda County sheriff's deputies caught on video beating a suspect senseless in a Mission District alley last fall are being charged with multiple felonies by San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon. The deputies, 14-year veteran Luis Santamaria, and…
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