Tag Archives: Homicide

In Search of a Murderer, Father Unveils Billboard

By STEVE SALDIVAR Luis Marquez was known as the Water Man. In total, he brought 8,000 gallons of water to immigrants coming from Mexico to the dangerous deserts in Texas and California. For the last three years, however, Marquez has walked the loneliest terrain of all–a life without his son. What’s more, who murdered 21-year-old Brian Marquez remains a mystery....

Despite Reward Offers, Tipsters Stay Mum

By HÉLÈNE GOUPIL Imagine having a winning lottery ticket in hand and deciding against cashing in. Murder witnesses could pocket up to as much as $250,000 each for 16 outstanding homicides in San Francisco, but so far all potential winners have kept mum—now and as long as the awards have been around. “They’re not effective,” Mayor Gavin Newsom said referring...

Murder in the Mission

In early September, our staff took to the streets to find out what Mission residents were thinking, saying and doing about the neighborhood’s late-summer rash of violence. Here’s what we found.

10.23.09

TGIF! It’s almost t-minus one week to Halloween, and despite having sworn that this year I would really do it right and plan my costume way in advance, my current idea is little more than a woozy pipe dream: I will sew my own Max from “Where the Wild Things Are” jumper. But let’s be real. I’ll probably just do...