Gotham by Susan Dyer Reynolds

Susan Dyer Reynolds
Reporting on San Francisco crime, corruption, politics, and politicians.
Created 18 Aug 2021
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  • Harlan Kelly is consulting as a city-certified business
    23 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 3 0
    In September, I wrote a column for the Marina Times called Cronyism is still alive and well at City Hall about the way Mayor London Breed thanks her close friends with appointments on commissions and ...
  • Nearly two years after their daughter’s brutal murder, the DeYoe family still waits for justice
    22 Oct 2021 • 8 min read • 6 0
    Sentayo was just six years old when her mother died of starvation, but she had no time to grieve. She took her infant sister, Hoptami, and ventured into Addis Ababa, the capital and largest city in Et...
  • A Tale of Two Cities
    20 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 5 0
    Tale of two cities is the perfect way to describe the city of San Francisco, California. Despite being one of the wealthiest places on the planet, it has areas that resemble a fourth world nation. The...
  • One Target store has nearly 2000 thefts this year
    19 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 11 2
    In a Sept. 22 article in the San Francisco Chronicle, crime reporter Megan Cassidy wrote that shoplifting in the city had “recovered to just below pre-pandemic levels,” with 710 reported incidents in ...
  • Part 3 - Harm reduction
    13 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 4
    Make sure to watch episode 1 and 2 before watching the 3rd episode (see links below). In the 3rd part in a 4-part series about the opioid crisis in San Francisco (a.k.a. Gotham By The Bay) Stanley Rob...
  • Patrick Thompson arrested in April 2020 with a drug pipe — and an axe
    12 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 5 4
    On May 4, 2021, San Francisco police officers responded to a report of two women stabbed at 4th and Stockton streets just before 5 p.m. The victims, a 63 and an 84 year old, were suffering from multip...
  • Stanley Roberts: The Backpack Brigade
    06 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 4 0
    The Backpack Brigade In the second part of a 4-part series about the opioid crisis in San Francisco (a.k.a. Gotham By The Bay), Stanley Roberts looks at the people involved in selling heroin, meth, cr...
  • Child predator released by SFDA charged by FBI
    02 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 12 5
    On Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, a 13-year-old girl named Sienna Carter accompanied her family from their Fort Bragg home in Mendocino County to the University of California San Francisco campus, where her si...
  • Emma, Ronisha, and Latanette
    11 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 7 3
    On the weekends, I will post some of my past articles, updated to reflect the current status of the cases. When I wrote about the murders of Emma, Ronisha, and Latanette last March, none of the killer...
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