Crime In San Francisco Is So Bad, There’s Now Actual Pirates In The Bay

Former harbormaster of Oakland Brock De Lappe doesn’t like to use the word “piracy” to describe waterborne crime on the Oakland/Alameda Estuary. “People have this romantic view of pirates—Johnny Depp; Pirates of the Caribbean—argh! Avast ye, matey!” said Mr. De Lappe, a marine consultant who was also Alameda’s harbormaster before his retirement.  The reality is […]

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