Appealing TV: Selfie, Gracepoint, and Stalker
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Appealing TV: Selfie, Gracepoint, and Stalker

More new TV rolls in this week! Let me introduce you to it, right here. So, what else is on? Monday, September 29 Castle (10pm,…

For The Fans: Pippin
Culture

For The Fans: Pippin

I’ve gone to a lot of musicals in the past year or so, but the majority of them have had pretty simple stories, and songs…

Far-Reaching: Wand Plays the Rickshaw Stop
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Far-Reaching: Wand Plays the Rickshaw Stop

Cory Thomas Hanson has a ridiculous voicemail. It’s his voice in the standard format of who you’ve reached and what you should say after the…

Man Hospitalized After Threatening Suicide Following DUI Stop
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Man Hospitalized After Threatening Suicide Following DUI Stop

San Francisco police have detained a man this morning in the Park Presidio area after police said he threatened suicide following a DUI stop. Around…

Squatter Arrested After Being Discovered in NOPA Apartment Building
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Squatter Arrested After Being Discovered in NOPA Apartment Building

One person was arrested after more than a dozen squatters were found in an apartment building in San Francisco’s North of Panhandle neighborhood this afternoon,…

Fire at Habitat for Humanity Construction Site Destroys Home, Damages Two Others
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Fire at Habitat for Humanity Construction Site Destroys Home, Damages Two Others

A three-alarm fire at a Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco construction site destroyed a home and damaged two others in San Francisco’s Oceanview neighborhood…

Annual Bayview Superhero Street Fair Draws Superheroes, Villains
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Annual Bayview Superhero Street Fair Draws Superheroes, Villains

Superheroes and villains are attending today’s annual Superhero Street Fair in San Francisco’s Bayview district. The all-day street fair is being held in an industrial…

BART to Triple Bike Parking at Civic Center Station
Bay Area

BART to Triple Bike Parking at Civic Center Station

The Civic Center BART station in San Francisco will see its bike parking more than triple next year after the BART board of directors allocated…

New St. Luke’s Hospital Breaks Ground in the Mission District
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New St. Luke’s Hospital Breaks Ground in the Mission District

City and hospital officials broke ground today on a new Sutter Health California Pacific Medical Center at the St. Luke’s campus in San Francisco’s Mission…

Uber Driver Suspected of Attacking Passenger Raises Concerns Over Ride-Sharing Safety
City Hall

Uber Driver Suspected of Attacking Passenger Raises Concerns Over Ride-Sharing Safety

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon expressed concerns about the safety of transportation network companies this afternoon following the arraignment of a 26-year-old Uber driver…

Firefighters Address Mayor with Grievances Over Fire Chief’s Leadership
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Firefighters Address Mayor with Grievances Over Fire Chief’s Leadership

San Francisco firefighters have called upon Mayor Ed Lee to remove Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White, saying her lack of strategic planning has led to the…

Man Shot During Tenderloin Robbery
Crime

Man Shot During Tenderloin Robbery

Police are investigating a robbery and shooting early this morning in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. The 35-year-old victim was in the area of Larkin and…

CHP Stops Man Threatening to Jump from Bay Bridge Following Crash
Bay Area

CHP Stops Man Threatening to Jump from Bay Bridge Following Crash

A man involved in a crash on the Bay Bridge Wednesday morning threatened to jump off the bridge immediately after the crash, according to the…

Father, Son Die After Being Pulled From Water at Ocean Beach
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Father, Son Die After Being Pulled From Water at Ocean Beach

A father and his adult son died after being pulled from the water at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach on Wednesday. The two men were identified…

Weekend Watch: The Boxtrolls, The Equalizer, Hector And His Search For Happiness, Jimi: All Is By My Side
Culture

Weekend Watch: The Boxtrolls, The Equalizer, Hector And His Search For Happiness, Jimi: All Is By My Side

The Boxtrolls – Everywhere Animated movie based on the children’s book Here Be Monsters! about a human boy who is raised by underground trolls and…

SF DA Expresses Concerns Over Safety of Carpooling Apps
Bay Area

SF DA Expresses Concerns Over Safety of Carpooling Apps

The San Francisco District Attorney’s Office has sent letters to transportation network companies Lyft, Uber and Sidecar threatening legal action, officials said today. Among other…

Former Top Federal Exec Charged with Fraudulent Travel Claims
Bay Area

Former Top Federal Exec Charged with Fraudulent Travel Claims

A former high-ranking federal executive who organized a notoriously lavish western conference in 2010 was indicted by a U.S. grand jury in San Francisco today…

FiDi Intersection Reopens After SFPD Fatally Shoot Carjacking Suspect
Crime

FiDi Intersection Reopens After SFPD Fatally Shoot Carjacking Suspect

An intersection in San Francisco’s Financial District has reopened this afternoon after police fatally shot a carjacking suspect who opened fire at Good Samaritans trying…

One-Day Ferry Strike Set for Friday, No Ferry Service Between Larkspur, Ferry Building, Sausalito
Bay Area

One-Day Ferry Strike Set for Friday, No Ferry Service Between Larkspur, Ferry Building, Sausalito

Riders planning to take ferries operated by the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District between Marin County and San Francisco on Friday will have…

Man Wanted in Decades Old Florida Murder Arrested in SF
Crime

Man Wanted in Decades Old Florida Murder Arrested in SF

A man suspected in a nearly 20-year-old homicide in Florida who fled to Mexico before he could be arrested was found living in San Francisco…

Police: Carjacking Suspect Shot At Good Samaritans Who Tried To Rescue Him
Crime

Police: Carjacking Suspect Shot At Good Samaritans Who Tried To Rescue Him

San Francisco police fatally shot a carjacking suspect after he opened fire at Good Samaritans who tried to assist him when he crashed a stolen…

Man Rescued From Seal Rock
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Man Rescued From Seal Rock

A 24-year-old man was rescued from Seal Rocks off of San Francisco’s Ocean Beach tonight after he became stuck while surfing in the water, a…

Balloon Strikes Power Line, Leaves Hundreds Powerless
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Balloon Strikes Power Line, Leaves Hundreds Powerless

A mylar balloon that got caught on a power line and caused a wire to go down resulted in a power outage in San Francisco’s…

Court Workers Decide Whether or not to Strike Over Stalled Contract Negotiations
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Court Workers Decide Whether or not to Strike Over Stalled Contract Negotiations

Dozens of San Francisco court workers rallied outside the city’s Civic Center Courthouse this afternoon to cast their votes on whether to strike amid what…

SFFD Responds to Multiple Ocean Beach Rescues
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SFFD Responds to Multiple Ocean Beach Rescues

Firefighters at Ocean Beach rescued two surfers today and responded to two other reports of swimmers in the water that were later unfounded. The first…

Undercover Officers Arrest Third Suspect in Bayview Homicide
Crime

Undercover Officers Arrest Third Suspect in Bayview Homicide

San Francisco police have arrested a third suspect in connection with the homicide of a 19-year-old man who was killed in a shooting earlier this…

Tax Dispute Could Threaten Transbay Terminal Project
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Tax Dispute Could Threaten Transbay Terminal Project

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to levy a tax on developers who are now threatening a lawsuit over a project…

Outer Mission Garage Fire Injures Firefighter, Displaces Residents
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Outer Mission Garage Fire Injures Firefighter, Displaces Residents

A garage fire at a two-story house in San Francisco’s Outer Mission neighborhood this afternoon displaced four people and left a firefighter injured, a fire…

SFPD Arrest Allegedly Armed Man in Market St Traffic Stop
Crime

SFPD Arrest Allegedly Armed Man in Market St Traffic Stop

San Francisco police officers this morning stopped a driver reported to have a gun on Market Street in the city’s Castro District, shutting down a…

Legislation Proposed to Make Preventative HIV Drugs More Accesible
City Hall

Legislation Proposed to Make Preventative HIV Drugs More Accesible

San Francisco Supervisor David Campos introduced legislation today that would allocate about $800,000 to not only assist San Franciscans who can’t afford preventative HIV/AIDS drugs…

Mayor Lee Pushes for Lease Agreement to Help Homeless Vets
City Hall

Mayor Lee Pushes for Lease Agreement to Help Homeless Vets

More homeless veterans may soon have a roof over their heads in downtown San Francisco by the end of the year if a lease agreement…

Hastings Employees, Students, Supes Picket Over Contract Impasse
City Hall

Hastings Employees, Students, Supes Picket Over Contract Impasse

Nearly 100 people picketed in front of the University of California Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco’s Civic Center neighborhood this afternoon to…

Public Hearing Draws Opponents of PG&E Electric Rate Increases
Bay Area

Public Hearing Draws Opponents of PG&E Electric Rate Increases

Low-income Bay Area residents sounded off on a PG&E proposal to lower electric rates for the biggest electric consumers and raise rates for low-income customers….

Man Who Recently Underwent Brain Surgery Found Safe
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Man Who Recently Underwent Brain Surgery Found Safe

9/24 7:28 AM: A San Francisco man who had gone missing after recently undergoing brain surgery was found safe, police said this morning. Donald Brocket,…

Crews Continue Clean-up Efforts in SS Jeremiah O’Brien Fuel Spill
Bay Area

Crews Continue Clean-up Efforts in SS Jeremiah O’Brien Fuel Spill

Crews are continuing to clean up 20 to 50 gallons of fuel that leaked into San Francisco Bay near Fisherman’s Wharf on Saturday from a…

Morning Commute Smooth on First Day of Folsom St Off-Ramp Closure
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Morning Commute Smooth on First Day of Folsom St Off-Ramp Closure

The morning commute into San Francisco has gone smoothly so far today following the overnight closure of a major off-ramp from the Bay Bridge into…

Jury to Begin Deliberating in South SF Racketeering and Murder Trial
Bay Area

Jury to Begin Deliberating in South SF Racketeering and Murder Trial

A federal jury is set to begin deliberating in San Francisco Tuesday in a lengthy racketeering trial in which two alleged members of a South…

Man Arrested in Tenderloin Shooting
Crime

Man Arrested in Tenderloin Shooting

A 40-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of a shooting in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood on Friday night, a police spokesman said today. Marcos Guillen…

Man Injured in Visitacion Valley Shooting
Crime

Man Injured in Visitacion Valley Shooting

A 47-year-old man was injured in a shooting in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood on Sunday night, police said today. The shooting was reported at…

Victim Identified in Fatal Chinatown Collision
Crime

Victim Identified in Fatal Chinatown Collision

A woman fatally struck by a vehicle near San Francisco’s Stockton Tunnel on Saturday morning has been identified by the medical examiner’s office as 78-year-old…