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SFPD: Naked man damaged iconic Castro Theatre sign

SFPD: Naked man damaged iconic Castro Theatre sign

An eyewitness claimed that a crowd was supportive of a man stripping on the Castro Theatre during happy hour Tuesday — until he started damaging its iconic marquee.

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By John Ferrannini | August 3, 2021

James Rickleffs, a San Francisco man found guilty over two years ago in the 2012 murder of a gay hair stylist, was sentenced to 50 years-to-life in state prison August 3.

By John Ferrannini | July 28, 2021

For the second time in two months, a plea has been pushed back in the case of a Union City man charged with murdering a San Jose transgender woman with whom he'd been romantically involved.


By John Ferrannini | July 26, 2021

A gay couple of which one of the men is Asian American and a same-sex female couple in San Francisco were recently the victims of a racist rant caught on video and a robbery, respectively, in two separate incidents.

By John Ferrannini | April 29, 2021

A Union City man will enter a plea June 15 on a charge that he murdered a transgender woman he'd been romantically involved with last week in Milpitas.


By John Ferrannini | April 28, 2021

A Union City man will be arraigned April 29 on charges he murdered a transgender woman last week in Milpitas.

By Sari Staver | April 16, 2021

The gay former Sebastopol mayor who was arrested on charges of sexual assault of a minor is now free on $620,00 bail following a hearing April 15, when the Sonoma County District Attorney's office added four additional counts to the initial charges.


By Sari Staver | April 12, 2021

A gay man who's the former mayor of Sebastopol and a longtime executive in the cannabis industry has been arrested and charged with five felonies and one misdemeanor related to sexual assault on a minor.

By Ed Walsh | March 8, 2021

Ghost Ship master tenant Derick Almena heard emotional testimony before his sentencing Monday from some of the families of the 36 people killed in the Oakland warehouse fire more than four years ago.


By John Ferrannini | March 5, 2021

A naked man being sought by San Francisco police after a fire was allegedly set at a residence adjacent to the intersection at 18th and Eureka streets in the Castro neighborhood Friday afternoon has been arrested, police said.

By John Ferrannini | February 11, 2021

San Francisco Police are seeking the public's help finding a gay man who went missing early last month seemingly without a trace.


By John Ferrannini | February 3, 2021

A gay man who had been senior marketing director at the nation's first LGBTQ retirement community has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault of a juvenile.

By Ed Walsh | January 22, 2021

Ghost Ship master tenant Derick Almena pleaded guilty Friday (January 22) to 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36 people, including three who identified as transgender, on December 2, 2016.


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