Opponents of UC Tuition Hike Take Over Building In Protest
News

Opponents of UC Tuition Hike Take Over Building In Protest

10:31 PM: A group of students and activists has taken over Wheeler Hall at the University of California at Berkeley this evening following a vote…

SFFD Pulls Two People Out of the Bay
News

SFFD Pulls Two People Out of the Bay

The San Francisco Fire Department pulled two people from the San Francisco Bay today, according to a spokeswoman. A department representative said firefighters first responded…

Rain Expected to Fall Intermittently in Bay Area Through Saturday
Bay Area

Rain Expected to Fall Intermittently in Bay Area Through Saturday

Light amounts of rain are expected to fall intermittently throughout the Bay Area from today through Saturday, a National Weather Service forecaster said. The rain…

Restaurant Workers Receive $4.1M in Dim Sum Restaurant Settlement
Crime

Restaurant Workers Receive $4.1M in Dim Sum Restaurant Settlement

Employees at a San Francisco dim sum restaurant won big in a $4 million settlement on behalf of workers who had been denied the city’s…

SFPD Seeking Woman Who Stole Diamond Ring From Union Square Store
Crime

SFPD Seeking Woman Who Stole Diamond Ring From Union Square Store

San Francisco police are seeking a woman who stole a diamond ring from a store near Union Square on Tuesday evening, a police spokeswoman said…

SFPD Investigating Three Car Fires Near Noe Valley
Crime

SFPD Investigating Three Car Fires Near Noe Valley

San Francisco police are investigating three car fires that were ignited near the Noe Valley neighborhood this morning, officials said. Officers responded to reports of…

Lawn Bowling Club Celebrates Reopening of Historic Green
News

Lawn Bowling Club Celebrates Reopening of Historic Green

The San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department and the city’s lawn bowling club reopened its lawn bowling green Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the oldest…

Two New Penguin Hatchlings at Cal Academy Prep for Fish School
News

Two New Penguin Hatchlings at Cal Academy Prep for Fish School

Two penguin hatchlings will be starting “fish school” soon in preparation for joining the African penguin exhibit at the California Academy of Sciences in San…

Valuable Guitars Stolen from Conservatory of Music
Crime

Valuable Guitars Stolen from Conservatory of Music

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music announced today the theft of two guitars each worth thousands of dollars stolen from the school’s fifth floor. Stolen…

Appeals Court Blocks Law That Would Require Sex Offenders to Report Online Names and ISPs
In Court

Appeals Court Blocks Law That Would Require Sex Offenders to Report Online Names and ISPs

A federal appeals court in San Francisco today blocked enforcement of a state law that would require registered sex offenders in California to notify police…

Supervisor Katy Tang Elected as Interim Board of Supes President
City Hall

Supervisor Katy Tang Elected as Interim Board of Supes President

San Francisco Supervisor Katy Tang was elected to the position of interim president of the Board of Supervisors this evening. Tang will assume the role…

Former Officer Who Pleaded Guilty Describes Alleged Thefts by Two Colleagues Now on Trial
Crime

Former Officer Who Pleaded Guilty Describes Alleged Thefts by Two Colleagues Now on Trial

A former San Francisco police officer told a federal jury today of several incidents in 2009 in which he alleged two other officers joined him…

Man Critically Injured in Hayes Valley Stabbing Dies at Hospital
Crime

Man Critically Injured in Hayes Valley Stabbing Dies at Hospital

A man who was critically injured in a stabbing in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley neighborhood last week has succumbed to his injuries, according to the…

Cab Drivers Clog Up SFO Traffic To Protest Agreement Allowing Uber, Lyft, Sidecar To Work There Too
News

Cab Drivers Clog Up SFO Traffic To Protest Agreement Allowing Uber, Lyft, Sidecar To Work There Too

Angry over the recent decision to allow transportation network companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar to operate at San Francisco International Airport, a taxi driver’s…

Want To Knock Your Nonviolent Felony Down To A Misdemeanor? SF’s Public Defender Has A Hotline For That
Crime

Want To Knock Your Nonviolent Felony Down To A Misdemeanor? SF’s Public Defender Has A Hotline For That

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi today announced an information line available to clients who may be eligible for free help to have their nonviolent…

Goodies By Anna: Mixed Berry Pavlova
Culture

Goodies By Anna: Mixed Berry Pavlova

Today I am sharing this really simple and delicious recipe for a Mixed Berry Pavlova that I came across in Women’s Health Magazine. This dessert…

Over 200 Pot Plants Found During Fire At Hyde And Sutter
Crime

Over 200 Pot Plants Found During Fire At Hyde And Sutter

Firefighters responding to a one-alarm fire in downtown San Francisco early Sunday morning discovered more than 200 marijuana plants being cultivated inside the building, police…

Frida The Chihuahua Is San Francisco’s “Mayor” Today
City Hall

Frida The Chihuahua Is San Francisco’s “Mayor” Today

Frida was decreed “Mayor for a Day” at the Friends of Animal Care and Control’s 25th anniversary gala on Sept. 20 in a bidding war…

Suspects Arrested After Robbing Couple in Bayview
Crime

Suspects Arrested After Robbing Couple in Bayview

Officers arrested a man suspected of robbing a couple in San Francisco’s Bayview District Friday afternoon, police said. The two victims, aged 57 and 67,…

Residents in Bayview Home Uninjured by Bullet Fired into Bedroom
Crime

Residents in Bayview Home Uninjured by Bullet Fired into Bedroom

Police are investigating gunshots that were fired into the bedroom of a home in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Saturday night. At about 8:40 p.m.,…

Downtown Pharmacy Robbed of Prescription Medications
Crime

Downtown Pharmacy Robbed of Prescription Medications

A male suspect robbed a CVS Pharmacy of prescription medication in downtown San Francisco Friday night, according to police. The robbery was reported at the…

Man Stabbed Multiple Times by Man Who Catcalled his Girlfriend
Crime

Man Stabbed Multiple Times by Man Who Catcalled his Girlfriend

A man suffered life-threatening injuries in a stabbing after the suspect catcalled his girlfriend in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood early Saturday morning, police said. Officers…

Bicyclist Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Tenderloin
News

Bicyclist Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Tenderloin

A person who struck a pole while riding a bike suffered life-threatening injuries Saturday in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, a fire spokeswoman said today. At…

Former Police Officer Testifies that Two Officers on Trial Joined Him in Thefts
Bay Area

Former Police Officer Testifies that Two Officers on Trial Joined Him in Thefts

A former San Francisco police officer told a federal jury today that he stole money, property and drugs during searches and arrests and said he…

CA National Guard Linguists to Deploy to West Africa in Fight Against Ebola
Bay Area

CA National Guard Linguists to Deploy to West Africa in Fight Against Ebola

Members of a San Francisco-based California National Guard battalion are deploying to West Africa in spring 2015 to support the ongoing global fight against Ebola,…

Man Fatally Stabbed in Tenderloin Identified, Five Suspects at Large
Crime

Man Fatally Stabbed in Tenderloin Identified, Five Suspects at Large

A 25-year-old man who was fatally stabbed in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District on Saturday night has been identified, while the five suspects wanted in connection…

39-Year-Old SF Man Identified As Victim Of Fatal Shooting
Crime

39-Year-Old SF Man Identified As Victim Of Fatal Shooting

A 39-year-old man who was shot and killed in San Francisco’s Excelsior District early Saturday morning has been identified, according to the medical examiner’s office….

Man Fatally Shot in Excelsior District Identified
Crime

Man Fatally Shot in Excelsior District Identified

A 39-year-old man who was shot and killed in San Francisco’s Excelsior District early Saturday morning has been identified, according to the medical examiner’s office….

Appealing TV: State of Affairs, Lilyhammer, and An En Vogue Christmas
Culture

Appealing TV: State of Affairs, Lilyhammer, and An En Vogue Christmas

In the wake of cancellation news this week (good night sweet princes Franklin and Bash, network TV isn’t ready for an Asian male romantic lead,…

Pedestrian Struck, Suffers Life Threatening Injuries in Potrero Hill
Crime

Pedestrian Struck, Suffers Life Threatening Injuries in Potrero Hill

A female pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries this evening after a pickup truck struck her at an intersection in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill area just west…

SFPD Warns of Scams Targeting Chinese Community
Crime

SFPD Warns of Scams Targeting Chinese Community

San Francisco police are warning the Chinese community about a series of ongoing scams targeting older Chinese victims, police said Friday. Police said they have…

Renewed Call for Maintenance of City’s Urban Forest After Falling Tree Injures Pedestrian
News

Renewed Call for Maintenance of City’s Urban Forest After Falling Tree Injures Pedestrian

On Thursday morning, amid light winds and misty rains, branches of a large water-laden Ficus tree on San Francisco’s Potrero Avenue fell to the street…

Man Arrested on Suspicion of Vandalizing SFPD Vehicle After Giants’ World Series Win
News

Man Arrested on Suspicion of Vandalizing SFPD Vehicle After Giants’ World Series Win

A 19-year-old man was arrested Thursday in San Francisco’s Mission District for allegedly vandalizing a San Francisco Police Department vehicle the night of the Giants’…

South Korea Suspends Asiana Airlines Flights to SFO
Bay Area

South Korea Suspends Asiana Airlines Flights to SFO

The South Korean government has suspended Asiana Airlines flights in and out of San Francisco International Airport in response to the deadly plane crash last…

Crisis Negotiators Respond to Man Over Railing of Bay Bridge
Bay Area

Crisis Negotiators Respond to Man Over Railing of Bay Bridge

A man is in custody this morning after he was seen over the railing on the Bay Bridge, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officers…

Man Struck, Injured by Vehicle Near Broadway Tunnel
News

Man Struck, Injured by Vehicle Near Broadway Tunnel

A male pedestrian was transported to a hospital this morning after being struck by vehicle near the Broadway Tunnel in San Francisco’s Financial District, according…

Man Shot in Leg in Candlestick Point
Bay Area

Man Shot in Leg in Candlestick Point

A man was shot in San Francisco’s Candlestick Point neighborhood on Thursday night, police said. The 19-year-old man was found suffering a gunshot wound to…

Weekend Watch: Dumb And Dumber To, Rosewater, French Film Noir, The Theory Of Everything
Culture

Weekend Watch: Dumb And Dumber To, Rosewater, French Film Noir, The Theory Of Everything

Dumb and Dumber To – Everywhere Gotta admit, that’s a brilliant title…and the brilliance may just stop right there. Rosewater – Everywhere I’m reading the…

Theatrical Time Travel: I Love Lucy Live On Stage
Culture

Theatrical Time Travel: I Love Lucy Live On Stage

I Love Lucy Live On Stage seems like a weird concept for a theatrical show: recreate two episodes of the classic sitcom with performers imitating…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Potrero Hill BMX Event, N Judah Disruptions
News

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Potrero Hill BMX Event, N Judah Disruptions

Red Bull BMX Event On Saturday:  The Red Bull BMX event will take place between 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. De Haro Street between Southern…