San Francisco Fire is reporting that boat capsized near Pier 45 with about 30 juveniles on board.
SFFD said on social media that some may be trapped under the hull.
John Stumpf, Wells Fargo’ CEO and Carrie Tolstedt, the executive who ran the bank’s consumer banking division, have announced they will forfeit millions of dollars in bonuses over the bank’s scandalous sales practices.
The U.S.’s second-largest bank said today that Stumpf will not receive $41 million in stock awards, while Tolstedt will forfeit $19 million of her stock awards, effective immediately. Both say they are also giving up any bonuses for 2016.
The San Francisco-based bank’s independent directors are also launching their own investigation. Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $185 million to settle allegations its employees opened millions of accounts without customers’ permission to reach aggressive sales targets. Continue reading
On September 20, 1950, a US Navy ship just off the coast of San Francisco used a giant hose to spray a cloud of microbes into the air and into the city’s famous fog. The military was testing how a biological weapon attack would affect the 800,000 residents of the city.
The people of San Francisco had no idea.
The Navy continued the tests for seven days, potentially causing at least one death. It was one of the first large-scale biological weapon trials that would be conducted under a “germ warfare testing program” that went on for 20 years, from 1949 to 1969.…
Bruce Miller, the newly released San Francisco 49ers fullback who was arrested for assault and elder abuse, was caught on surveillance video moments after the incident near Fisherman’s Wharf.
Police said Miller tried to enter the wrong room at the Marriott Hotel and got into an altercation with a 70-year-old man and his 29-year-old son. Miller beat both men so badly, they required hospitalization.
According to officials, Miller then ran off to a Travelodge across the street, where the video was recorded. Desk assistant Danesh Shrasta said Miller was bleeding from the head and vomiting. Continue reading
California Highway Patrol shuts down northbound lanes on Interstate-880 in Oakland to investigate shooting, accident that may be connected –
Via NBC Bay Area.
Blake Krikorian, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, has passed away. He was only 48.
Here are some quick facts:
1. Krikorian suffered a heart attack while surfing near San Francisco. Continue reading
Alicia Lo, the girlfriend of San Francisco’s notorious, Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, is speaking out after he was sentenced to life in prison. He was found guilty of a rival’s murder in 2006.
Lo’s comments, which came after Chow was sentenced, indicate she thinks he’s innocent. Lo went on to say that she would never put her daughter in harm’s way if she thought Chow was a violent individual.
In a 2015 New York Times feature on Chow, Lo explains that the couple has been together since 2008. When they got together, Chow was driving in “an old bulletproof Mercedes.” Continue reading
San Francisco TV reporter, Alex Savidge, and his photographer, Chip Vaughan, were nearly mowed down by a car while reporting live on-air Tuesday morning.
Savidge and Vaughan were covering the Altamont Corridor Express train derailment near Sunol, Calif., live during KTVU’s morning show when the crash occurred.
One of the vehicles involved in the crash ran off the road and collided with the photographer’s camera. Continue reading
The Oregon State Police and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s help in locating Mitchell Julio Morris, the suspect in a double murder.
Morris, age 20, is a white male and described as 5’3″, 150 pounds, and has black hair. Morris is believed to be driving a 1989 Chevrolet S-10 pickup. It is an extended cab and is red over black. The license plate on the vehicle of interest is Oregon 689EZV.