SF Man Arrested in Pacifica Strong-Arm Robbery
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SF Man Arrested in Pacifica Strong-Arm Robbery

Police arrested a San Francisco man Wednesday suspected in a strong-arm robbery last month in Pacifica, police said. Officers arrested 31-year-old Roland Black II at…

Fireworks Displays Planned in Cities Throughout the Bay Area
Bay Area

Fireworks Displays Planned in Cities Throughout the Bay Area

Cities all over the Bay Area will celebrate the Independence Day holiday this weekend with safe and spectacular displays of fireworks. Although most cities and…

Man Arrested in Pride Event Shooting That Injured Bystander
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Man Arrested in Pride Event Shooting That Injured Bystander

San Francisco police arrested a suspect today in connection with a shooting on Saturday that injured a bystander at the city’s Pride Celebration. Joshua Spencer,…

Parolee Arrested in Murder of SF Woman at Pier 14
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Parolee Arrested in Murder of SF Woman at Pier 14

Police have arrested a man on probation out of Texas who is suspected of murdering a 32-year-old woman in broad daylight near the San Francisco…

Armed Robbers Take TV News Crew’s Equipment, Injure Cameraman
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Armed Robbers Take TV News Crew’s Equipment, Injure Cameraman

A group of broadcast news reporters were robbed at gunpoint of their camera equipment Thursday morning in San Francisco as they were covering a homicide…

Woman Stabs Man With Scissors at Mexican Restaurant in Tenderloin
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Woman Stabs Man With Scissors at Mexican Restaurant in Tenderloin

A woman armed with a pair of scissors stabbed a man at a Mexican restaurant in the chest in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood on Wednesday…

Suspicious Package at SFO Determined Not Hazardous by Bomb Squad
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Suspicious Package at SFO Determined Not Hazardous by Bomb Squad

A bomb-sniffing dog on patrol at San Francisco International Airport on Wednesday night alerted airport officials to a potentially dangerous package that was later determined…

Suspect in Carjacking at Petaluma Lucky’s Arrested in SF
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Suspect in Carjacking at Petaluma Lucky’s Arrested in SF

A man suspected of fleeing police after carjacking an elderly man loading groceries at a Petaluma supermarket Wednesday evening was pulled over and arrested in…

Three Injured When Motorcycle Collides With Pedestrians
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Three Injured When Motorcycle Collides With Pedestrians

Police this morning are continuing to investigate why a motorcycle collided into several people Wednesday night on Market Street in San Francisco. Officers responded at…

Former DEA Agent Pleads Guilty to Corruption Charges
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Former DEA Agent Pleads Guilty to Corruption Charges

A former U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent who investigated the Silk Road black market website pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday to…

Former GSA Administrator Who Arranged Lavish Conference Sentenced for False Claim
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Former GSA Administrator Who Arranged Lavish Conference Sentenced for False Claim

A former U.S. General Services Administration executive who organized a notoriously lavish conference in Las Vegas in 2010 was sentenced in federal court in San…

Fatal Shooting on Pier 14
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Fatal Shooting on Pier 14

Police say they’ve detained a person of interest this evening in connection with a fatal shooting that took the life of a 31-year-old woman on…

Alcatraz Island Unveils Newly-Preserved Historic Features
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Alcatraz Island Unveils Newly-Preserved Historic Features

The National Park Service unveiled newly preserved historical features on Alcatraz Island today following a $3 million stabilization project. After a year of work stabilizing…

Yee Pleads Guilty, Admits Accepting $34,600 in Bribes
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Yee Pleads Guilty, Admits Accepting $34,600 in Bribes

Former state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco today to one count of participating in a racketeering conspiracy to accept…

Therapy Dogs to Comfort Travelers This Holiday Weekend
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Therapy Dogs to Comfort Travelers This Holiday Weekend

Airports can be stressful. However, travelers flying out of San Francisco International Airport this Fourth of July weekend are in luck: canine visitors from the…

Campos Hosts Unity Rally Following Repeated Vandalism of LGBT Mural
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Campos Hosts Unity Rally Following Repeated Vandalism of LGBT Mural

San Francisco Supervisor David Campos is hosting a unity rally this evening to support a colorful mural illustrating queer love in the city’s Mission District…

Students Submit Signatures for Open Government Ballot Initiative
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Students Submit Signatures for Open Government Ballot Initiative

A group of San Francisco high school and college students today submitted more than 16,000 signatures to qualify an open government initiative developed by San…

Man Seriously Injured in Nob Hill Attack
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Man Seriously Injured in Nob Hill Attack

A man walking home in San Francisco’s Nob Hill neighborhood suffered serious injuries when two male suspects assaulted him Tuesday night, police said. The victim,…

Body Found at Ocean Beach Identified
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Body Found at Ocean Beach Identified

The body of a 58-year-old woman discovered by a jogger at Ocean Beach in San Francisco last week has been identified by the medical examiner’s…

Bicyclist Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver Traveling Wrong Way in SoMa
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Bicyclist Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver Traveling Wrong Way in SoMa

Police are investigating a hit-and-run collision on Tuesday evening in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood that left a bicyclist injured. Shortly before 8 p.m….

Woman With Box Cutter Stabs Woman in Bayview
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Woman With Box Cutter Stabs Woman in Bayview

A woman with a box cutter stabbed another woman on Monday afternoon in San Francisco’s Bayview District, police said. At about 3 p.m., two women…

Mural Depicting Queer Love Targeted by Arsonist in Latest Vandalism Attack
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Mural Depicting Queer Love Targeted by Arsonist in Latest Vandalism Attack

A colorful mural illustrating queer love in San Francisco’s Mission District was vandalized late Monday night for the third time since it was unveiled earlier…

SFPUC Digging Crew Hits Half Inch Gas Line, Causing Leak
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SFPUC Digging Crew Hits Half Inch Gas Line, Causing Leak

A San Francisco Public Utilities Commission work crew digging in the city’s Sunset District hit a small gas line and caused a leak this afternoon,…

High Temperatures Prompts Call to Conserve Power
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High Temperatures Prompts Call to Conserve Power

California power grid operators are urging residents to conserve power over the next two days as high temperatures tempt many to turn on their air…

Bay Area UC Researchers Dominate National Awards for Young Scientists
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Bay Area UC Researchers Dominate National Awards for Young Scientists

All three winners of the prestigious 2015 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists announced today were University of California professors, including two from the Bay…

Kim Kardashian Speaking Tonight at Castro Theater About Commodification Of Women
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Kim Kardashian Speaking Tonight at Castro Theater About Commodification Of Women

The name ‘Kardashian’ has become synonymous with ‘kneejerk lazy critique of society and media’ from vape pen smoking marks around the world who still have…

Group Offers Conservation Reminder Notes for Neighborhood Water Wastes
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Group Offers Conservation Reminder Notes for Neighborhood Water Wastes

For every California resident who has wanted to say something to a neighbor wasting water by overwatering their lawn or leaving a hose running, a…

Juvenile Corrections Officer Visiting Disneyland Charged with Possession of Cocaine, Firearm
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Juvenile Corrections Officer Visiting Disneyland Charged with Possession of Cocaine, Firearm

A 51-year-old San Francisco juvenile corrections officer has been charged with possession of cocaine and a loaded firearm after he allegedly left the items in…

Red Cross Issues Call for Blood Donations to Avoid 4th of July Holiday Shortage
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Red Cross Issues Call for Blood Donations to Avoid 4th of July Holiday Shortage

The American Red Cross is asking eligible blood and platelet donors to step up and donate now before they go on vacation to avoid a…

Man Shot and Killed at Potrero Terrace Housing Complex
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Man Shot and Killed at Potrero Terrace Housing Complex

A 33-year-old man who was shot and killed at the Potrero Terrace public housing complex in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood on Monday afternoon has…

Governor Signs Bill Eliminating Personal Belief Vaccination Exemptions
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Governor Signs Bill Eliminating Personal Belief Vaccination Exemptions

Gov. Jerry Brown today signed a controversial bill eliminating personal belief exemptions from vaccination requirements for students attending California schools. Senate Bill 277, authored by…

Man Suffering Life-Threatening Injuries After Being Punched in Face
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Man Suffering Life-Threatening Injuries After Being Punched in Face

A 40 to 45-year-old man is suffering from life-threatening injuries after he was punched Sunday afternoon in San Francisco, police said. The victim was in…

Golden Gate Bridge Toll Rates Going Up
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Golden Gate Bridge Toll Rates Going Up

Toll rates at the Golden Gate Bridge will increase Wednesday, according to the Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District. The FasTrak and Pay-by-Plate rates…

Driver Leads Highway Patrol Officers on Chase Onto Bay Bridge
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Driver Leads Highway Patrol Officers on Chase Onto Bay Bridge

A driver who went through a road closure on northbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Francisco led highway patrol officers on a chase this morning…

Malfunction Leads to Minor Coast Guard Helicopter Crash
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Malfunction Leads to Minor Coast Guard Helicopter Crash

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter malfunctioned during a test flight at San Francisco International Airport today and landed on its side on the tarmac, according…

Man Seriously Injured in Attack Near West Portal Muni Station
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Man Seriously Injured in Attack Near West Portal Muni Station

An unknown male suspect seriously injured a man in his mid 40s on Friday night in San Francisco’s West Portal neighborhood, police said. The assault…

Two Dogs Die, Six Survive Three-Alarm Fire at Ingleside House
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Two Dogs Die, Six Survive Three-Alarm Fire at Ingleside House

Two dogs died while six others survived a three-alarm house fire that was brought under control in San Francisco’s Ingleside neighborhood this morning, a fire…

UCSF Employees Concerned New Warriors Arena, Congestion Will Hinder Emergency Care Access
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UCSF Employees Concerned New Warriors Arena, Congestion Will Hinder Emergency Care Access

A new 18,500-seat Golden State Warriors basketball arena that developers have proposed to build on 11 acres in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood is likely…

2015 Outside Lands Comedy Line-Up Announced
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2015 Outside Lands Comedy Line-Up Announced

Last year’s Outside Lands comedy tent at the Barbary was a sanctuary for vaguely introvert baiting, borderline shut-in types trying to find refuge away from…

Motorcyclist Suffers Head Injuries in Van Ness Crash
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Motorcyclist Suffers Head Injuries in Van Ness Crash

A motorcyclist suffered head injuries in a collision with a vehicle on Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco early Sunday morning, according to police. The…