Yee Pleads Not Guilty to Additional Racketeering and Corruption Charges

Yee Pleads Not Guilty to Additional Racketeering and Corruption Charges

Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee appeared briefly in federal court in San Francisco today to plead not guilty to a new racketeering charge and 10…

Expanded Indictment Includes New Bribery Allegations Against Yee

Expanded Indictment Includes New Bribery Allegations Against Yee

A federal grand jury in San Francisco issued an expanded corruption and organized-crime indictment today that includes new racketeering charges against suspended state Sen. Leland…

Man Who Threatened Sen. Leland Yee May Face Up to a Decade in Prison

Man Who Threatened Sen. Leland Yee May Face Up to a Decade in Prison

A man who pleaded guilty to threatening state Sen. Leland Yee last year and was found in possession of bombs and assault weapons at his…

Suspended State Senator Leland Yee, Others Plead Not Guilty

Suspended State Senator Leland Yee, Others Plead Not Guilty

Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded not guilty in federal court in San Francisco today to seven public corruption charges and one arms-trafficking charge lodged…

Grand Jury Returns Indictment For Leland Yee, Shrimp Boy, And 27 Others

Grand Jury Returns Indictment For Leland Yee, Shrimp Boy, And 27 Others

State Sen. Leland Yee, Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and 27 other defendants have been indicted by a federal grand jury in San Francisco on charges…

Leland Yee Plans Not Guilty Plea, As “Shrimp Boy” Chow Remains Lawyerless

Leland Yee Plans Not Guilty Plea, As “Shrimp Boy” Chow Remains Lawyerless

Suspended State Sen. Leland Yee appeared briefly in federal court in San Francisco today and was told that his bail will remain at $500,000 while…

Gov. Brown Calls On Arrested, Suspended Senator Leland Yee To Resign

Gov. Brown Calls On Arrested, Suspended Senator Leland Yee To Resign

California Gov. Jerry Brown today called on state Sen. Leland Yee, who faces federal corruption and gun trafficking charges, and two other senators to resign…

“Leave please”: State Senate Agrees To Suspend Leland Yee

“Leave please”: State Senate Agrees To Suspend Leland Yee

The state Senate passed a resolution this morning to suspend state Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, after a federal criminal complaint was unsealed Wednesday…

State Senator Introduces Resolution To Suspend Leland Yee

State Senator Introduces Resolution To Suspend Leland Yee

A Republican state senator introduced a resolution Thursday calling for the suspension of Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, following his arrest on fraud and…

US Senators Call On Leland Yee To Step Down

US Senators Call On Leland Yee To Step Down

U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer, and Dianne Feinstein called on state Sen. Leland Yee today to step down from the state Senate immediately following his arrest…

Arrested State Senator Leland Yee Withdraws Candidacy For Secretary Of State

Arrested State Senator Leland Yee Withdraws Candidacy For Secretary Of State

State Sen. Leland Yee is withdrawing his candidacy for California Secretary of State, his attorney announced today. Yee informed Secretary of State Debra Bowen shortly…

Senator Leland Yee Released On $500,000 Bond, Is Stripped Of Passport And Told Not To Leave California

Senator Leland Yee Released On $500,000 Bond, Is Stripped Of Passport And Told Not To Leave California

State Sen. Leland Yee was arraigned in U.S. District Court today on charges of weapons trafficking and scheming to defraud citizens as part of an…

In Response To “Shocking and surreal” Charges, Senate President Tells Leland Yee To Resign Or Face Suspension

In Response To “Shocking and surreal” Charges, Senate President Tells Leland Yee To Resign Or Face Suspension

6:02 PM: State Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg today called on state Sen. Leland Yee to resign following his arrest and indictment on federal…

Drugs, Money, And Murder: Federal Authorities Unseal Criminal Complaint Against Senator Leland Yee, 25 Others

Drugs, Money, And Murder: Federal Authorities Unseal Criminal Complaint Against Senator Leland Yee, 25 Others

4:08 PM: Federal authorities have unsealed a criminal complaint in San Francisco today alleging charges including drug trafficking, gun running, money laundering and murder for…

SF And LA Legislators Targeted By Prison Reform Advocates

SF And LA Legislators Targeted By Prison Reform Advocates

A coalition of advocacy groups today delivered letters to state legislators calling on them to act quickly reduce prison overcrowding and drop any plans for…

Bill That Would Have Banned Transit Strikes (Like BART’s) Killed By Senate Committee

Bill That Would Have Banned Transit Strikes (Like BART’s) Killed By Senate Committee

A bill that would have banned strikes by public transit employees, such as BART workers who walked off the job twice last year, has been…

Officials Tout New(ish) Option To Register To Vote Online

Officials Tout New(ish) Option To Register To Vote Online

State Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, hailed today as the state’s first Online Voter Registration Day in an effort to get more residents to register…

Leland Yee Rejects Proposal From Boy Scouts To Allow Gay Youth

Leland Yee Rejects Proposal From Boy Scouts To Allow Gay Youth

Boy Scouts of America officials are considering a policy change that would allow gay youth to participate in scouting, but at least one Bay Area…