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By John Ferrannini | May 28, 2020

Gay District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman hosted an online town hall May 27 to answer questions about the recent Mission District shooting that killed a bisexual transit advocate and injured one other.

By John Ferrannini | May 6, 2020

A bisexual man who co-founded a group for LGBT public transit enthusiasts has died at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital after being one of two people injured in a Friday night shooting in the city's Mission district.


By Michael Yamashita | April 15, 2020

San Francisco is one of 11 US cities that is fortunate to have a legacy LGBT publication by us, for us, and about us. Help preserve the BAR as an historic and important community institution for the future.

By John Ferrannini | February 13, 2020

James Rickleffs, a San Francisco man found guilty last March of murdering a gay man in 2012, will not be sentenced for at least two more months.


By John Ferrannini | January 31, 2020

The man who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor counts of vandalism and false imprisonment stemming from an elder abuse case has completed his sentence.

By John Ferrannini | January 8, 2020

A man who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor counts of vandalism and false imprisonment stemming from an elder abuse case didn't show up to a San Francisco Superior Court hearing January 8 as deputy public defenders said that he no longer lives in the U.S.


By John Ferrannini | December 18, 2019

James Rickleffs, a San Francisco man found guilty of murder in March, has a new attorney as his case moves to the sentencing phase.

By John Ferrannini | December 10, 2019

A status hearing will be held in January for a San Francisco man who pleaded no contest to misdemeanor counts of vandalism and false imprisonment stemming from an elder abuse case.


By John Ferrannini | December 5, 2019

A man who was arrested for possessing a firearm during San Francisco Pride festivities this year has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison.

By John Ferrannini | November 13, 2019

San Francisco police said that a man was knocked unconscious and robbed at around 8 p.m. Saturday, November 9, at 22nd and Dolores streets — just blocks from Mission Dolores Park.


By Lisa Keen | November 13, 2019

A convicted murderer was executed in South Dakota November 4, after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to consider evidence that state court jurors had sentenced the man to death because they knew he was gay and thought he would enjoy life in prison.

By John Ferrannini | November 8, 2019

Convicted arsonist David Munoz Diaz pleaded guilty Friday, November 8, to three felony counts before he could stand trial in an attempted murder case, according to a spokesman for the San Francisco District Attorney's office.


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