The man charged in the Russian Hill killing of a San Francisco socialite in her apartment called both his mother and ex-wife hours before the killing to complain about paying child support to his two kids.
The financial plan to pay for the Doyle Drive rebuild has come under criticism from a state agency. The roadway, which is a key artery to the Golden Gate Bridge, is being rebuilt and funded through a private consortium of investors and construction firms that will be responsible for the $488 million second phase of the project.
San Francisco was once was a leader in its anti-smoking policies, but it is now home to one of the highest percentages of smokers compared to other large cities in California.
WHO: Philip Ray Greaves II
WHAT: Florida officials filed an obscenity charge against the author of a self-published how-to guide for pedophiles. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said his office was able to arrest Greaves because he sold and mailed his book, “The Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure: a Child-lover’s Code of Conduct,” directly to undercover Polk deputies.
Some 400 holiday revelers celebrated at the ninth annual party and benefit for Children of Shelters, held at the Presidio Officers’ Club on Dec. 9. Proceeds from sales of wreaths by top West Coast designers will help provide homeless youngsters with educational and cultural opportunities.
Police in Ohio have arrested a Miami University student they say was drunkenly trying to chop down a 30-foot pine he wanted for a Christmas tree. Oxford police told the Hamilton JournalNews they were called early Sunday morning.