Category: West Coast

From The Depths Of The Sea: The ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow S.F. Chinatown Murders

Incarcerated San Francisco Chinatown Godfather Raymond (Shrimp Boy) Chow’s saw eight of his associates sentenced to prison time last week, two years after he was put behind bars on racketeering and murder charges. The 58-year old Chow allegedly ordered two gangland slayings of rivals – one of which he was convicted of – during his reign on
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The Helter Skelter Hit List: A Charles Manson Family Murder Timeline (1968-1977)

Iconic hippie cult leader Charles Manson, convicted of killing nine people in Los Angeles in a one-month period back in the summer of 1969, died of natural causes last week at 83. He had been in prison for 48 years. His obsession with The Beatles led to him referring to his murderous ways as “Helter Skelter” in a nod
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Hugh Hefner Escaped Feds Wrath In The 1970s, Lost Friend, Executive Secretary Bobbie Arnstein To Drug Inquiry

Playboy Magazine founder Hugh Hefner died this week at 91, an icon of the American sex revolution and having endured a painful, emotionally-taxing federal drug probe at the height of his fame and popularity in the 1970s. Hefner and his Playboy empire were the high-priority targets of a high-profile, yet ultimately unsuccessful multi-year narcotics probe that concluded in 1975 with
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‘Righteous Mike’ Ramsey Brought Sons Of Silence MC To Midwest In 1970s, Challenged The Outlaws For Power In Indy

The Sons of Silence Motorcycle Club established its foothold in the Midwest in the 1970s when Michael (Righteous Mike) Ramsey brought the Sons of Silence to the heartland, setting up a chapter in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ramsey rose to become a revered SOS national president and dropped dead of a heart attack in March 1991 at the age of
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