because someone's crazy doesn't mean they're stupid. Maybe that explains
why San Francisco has, among its reputations, one for bizarre crimes
and colorful criminals. Whether an outlaw or just out there, who would
ever want to leave San Francisco? Many of the events in this section
influenced San Franciscans in ways outmeasured by the sheer numbers
of lives that were lost. Some of these events kept citizens of the
City by the Bay locked in fascination by unusual circumstances and
important political consequences. Still others made for weird gossip.
Choose the links from the gallery
below to find out for more about the crimes, criminals,
and characters that rocked the lives of San Franciscans.
Recommend a notorious figure
for recognition by MisterSF.com!
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