Somehow the NY Times of all papers decided to focus on the SF crime situation. The article gets into the politics of the issue which are substantial in EssEff as usual
San Francisco, America’s boom town, is flooded with the cash of well-paid technology workers and record numbers of tourists. At the same time, the city has seen a sharp jump in property crime, up more than 60 percent since 2010, though the actual increase may be higher because many of the crimes go unreported.
Recent data from the F.B.I. show that San Francisco has the highest per-capita property crime rate of the nation’s top 50 cities. About half the cases here are thefts from vehicles, smash-and-grabs that scatter glittering broken glass onto the sidewalks.
This is one of many reasons people move to B'game from the City.
Some of you may have noticed the prominent sign in the parking lot at Max's Opera House on Old Bayshore. SF is not the only place you should not leave anything valuable in your car.