News of the morning: The infamous Pink Diamonds Gentlemens Club in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District will close for one year, per the motion filed by San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Jose Herrera.
Hurray! Read all about it, below.
And with the Power Exchange on Mason slowly coming back online (despite the best efforts of the East Bay Homeowning, Carpetbagging, Aging White Male Patriarchy composed of CS Nevius and Randy Shaw) the ‘Loin looks to be on the upswing.
As seen on Jones Street:
Herrera Wins Court Order Closing Violence-Plagued ‘Pink Diamonds’ Club
Site of June slaying to be shuttered for one year, with operators ordered to pay $688,500 in civil penalties plus costs
A San Francisco Superior Court this morning ordered the year-long closure of the Pink Diamonds nightclub, where a defiant pattern of lawlessness in the months following a stipulated injunction from earlier this year culminated in a brutal slaying on June 27, 2009. The order by Judge Peter J. Busch comes in response to City Attorney Dennis Herrera’s motion last month to shutter the notorious adult entertainment venue at 220 Jones Street, which required more than 230 service calls by the San Francisco Police Department in the previous six months alone, according to the City’s petition.
Illegality detailed from Herrera’s investigation and in accompanying police declarations included illicit drug sales, prostitution, extended hours permit violations, illegal alcohol consumption, noise nuisance violations, and repeated episodes of violence and disturbances of the peace in the surrounding neighborhood, which includes nearby senior housing.
More deets, after the jump