Kidnapping

22 Jun 2021

Suspected Lemur Kidnapper Faces Federal Charges for Violating Endangered Species Act

This week brought yet another turn in the bizarre and baffling case of a lemur lost and found and the man accused of stealing the ring-tail from the San Francisco Zoo. The suspect is facing new federal charges for the odd and pretty heinous act.  The U.S. Department of Justice

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22 Dec 2020

David Misch: The System Failed to Protect Michaela Garecht From a Serial Killer in the Making

Michaela Joy Garecht was 9 years old and just four blocks away from home when she was abducted in broad daylight from outside Hayward’s Rainbow Market on Mission Boulevard.  It was late morning on Nov. 19, 1988 when Michaela and her best friend rode their scooters together down to the

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18 Jan 2021

The 100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2021. You can get something delicious, that will also fill you up, at all these eateries for under

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12 Aug 2020

Israel Turns to Unlawful Detention When Propaganda Fails to Silence Anti-Zionists

By Ian Firstenberg  Early on July 30, dozens of armed soldiers and at least one dog stormed the house of a prominent BDS coordinator near Ramallah. His 9-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter protested loudly as their father was taken out in handcuffs.  Mahmoud Nawaja’a, 34, is a national coordinator for

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14 Feb 2018

I was Kidnapped and Held For Ransom in Peru, Part 2

GUEST POST BY ROBERT LOUTHAN. Read Part 1 right here We left off watching Looney Tunes, which would have been a brilliant closer, except that’s not where the story ended. That same night, the villagers got together and agreed to advance their protest to the next level. I woke the

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02 Feb 2018

I was Kidnapped and Held for Ransom in Peru, Part 1

Guest Post by Robert Louthan. All photos by the author. Ecuador proved to be a very special country. The beautiful landscapes and friendly culture made it a hard place to walk away from, which is why I may have overstayed my three-month visa by just a little bit. I did

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