Tag Archives: violence

Homeless Couple Alleges Deputy Bribed Them to Keep Quiet About Alley Beating

An attorney representing Stanislav Petrov, the man beaten by Alameda County Sheriff’s deputies, has filed a civil suit against Alameda County alleging that the deputies painfully cuffed Petrov’s broken wrists and robbed him. A homeless couple claims the deputy gave them Petrov’s stolen belongings to bribe them. The couple — Jerome Allen and Haley Harris — told the Chronicle that deputies...

60 Seconds: Violence in the Mission

In light of recent shootings in the Mission District, Mission Local set out to talk to our neighbors and hear their perspectives on the violence. “It’s a lot of gang-related violence,” said Ricky, a Mission resident who lost two friends to gun violence recently. “The crime is unbearable, what goes on. The crime needs to stop with everybody getting murdered.” Yet according to data,...

Bayview Responds to T-Third Muni Violence

En Español District 10 community leaders worked this week to bridge the divide between Asian and African American residents, a rift exacerbated by high-profile crimes against Asian residents on the platform of the T-Third Street Muni line. “The best way to bring communities together is to work on these problems together,” said Vincent Pan, executive director of Chinese for Affirmative...

Riding MUNI’s Third Street Line

En Español Bayview has seen four, high profile MUNI-related attacks on Asians this year, one that resulted in the death of 83-year old Huan Chen. Three of the incidents were connected with the two-year-old T-Third Street Line, five miles of track connecting BART’s Embarcadero Station to AT&T Park, Mission Bay, and the Bayview District.  Asian community groups rallied and told...

Teen Pleads Not Guilty to Assault of Young Actor on Muni

Eighteen-year-old Uluao Mase was charged today in the Oct. 5 beating of young actor Christopher Borgzinner, 18. Borgzinner was riding the 9-San Bruno Muni bus to an acting class when four men, ignoring his denial of gang affiliation, badly beat him and stole his wallet, reported the Chronicle. Borgzinner suffered broken facial bones and other injuries. Mase pleaded not guilty...

Community Lights Candles to Extinguish Violence

By SHALWAH EVANS Residents gathered on Harrison Street Sunday and lit candles in protest of the violence that has recently plagued their home.  Beginning at 8 pm, neighbors grouped together and lit candles in various places along Harrison between 23rd and 26th Street, talked about their personal lives, and chatted about local politics.  The tight-knit group of more than 30...

Police to Frustrated Residents: Help!

By SHALWAH EVANS M.P.R. Howard pointed to the bullet hole in the Mission Education Project’s building Wednesday night as yet another sign of the increase in crime among neighborhood youth. “The majority of victims and perpetrators are people under the age of 30, but once the bullet leaves the barrel it doesn’t matter who the target is–it can hit anybody,” Howard...