Brothers Arrested in Fatal Mission District Stabbing
Crime

Brothers Arrested in Fatal Mission District Stabbing

Police said today they arrested two brothers in connection with the stabbing death of a man last month in San Francisco’s Mission District. Police arrested…

Uber, Lyft Get Permits to Operate at SFO
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Uber, Lyft Get Permits to Operate at SFO

UberX and Lyft will be allowed to operate at San Francisco International Airport in the next 30 days, SFO officials announced today. “We are committed…

Pedestrian Fatally Struck Near Zoo Identified
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Pedestrian Fatally Struck Near Zoo Identified

A pedestrian fatally struck by a car this morning near the San Francisco Zoo has been identified by the medical examiner’s office as 87-year-old Louis…

Pedestrian Struck, Injured in Richmond District
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Pedestrian Struck, Injured in Richmond District

A 66-year-old man was hospitalized this morning after being struck by a car in San Francisco’s Richmond District, police said. At around 6:05 a.m., officers…

The Comedown Day: Sunday at Treasure Island Music Festival 2014

“Actually, you have too much weed in your bag.” I could’ve sworn a security guard had uttered those bizarre and entirely Californian words to the…

SFPD Seek Suspect in Bernal Heights Shooting
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SFPD Seek Suspect in Bernal Heights Shooting

Police are seeking a suspect in a shooting Saturday night in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood, officers said today. A 39-year-old man was reported shot…

Appealing TV: The World Series, The Millers, and Constantine
Culture

Appealing TV: The World Series, The Millers, and Constantine

Congratulations to the San Francisco Giants for making it to the World Series (more on that in a bit). But if you’re the type that…

Two Injured in Downtown Hit-and-Run
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Two Injured in Downtown Hit-and-Run

Two people were injured in a hit-and-run collision in downtown San Francisco this evening, police said. Officers responded to a report of a hit-and-run collision…

PG&E to Drastically Reduce Fees to Install Gunshot-Tracking Devices in SF
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PG&E to Drastically Reduce Fees to Install Gunshot-Tracking Devices in SF

Installation of new devices to detect the sounds of gunshots in San Francisco will move forward after the utility company PG&E agreed Friday to drastically…

Observations on the Meta: Saturday at Treasure Island Music Festival 2014

I planned on attending TIMF because I wanted to see what a small festival with no stage conflict would feel like in a FOMO-centric world….

SFPD Warns Residents About Potential Scams
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SFPD Warns Residents About Potential Scams

San Francisco police are warning residents about several potential scams that have recently been reported in the area. The scams include callers claiming to represent…

Woman Punched in Face, Robbed by Two Others in Bayview
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Woman Punched in Face, Robbed by Two Others in Bayview

A 24-year-old woman who was punched in the face and then robbed by two other women in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Thursday afternoon told…

SFPD Investigating Bayview Shooting
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SFPD Investigating Bayview Shooting

Police are investigating a report of gunshots fired in San Francisco’s Bayview District early Friday morning. Officers responded to a report of shots fired at…

Coast Guard Enforces Safety Zone in Bay Around Drydock Headed to China for Recycling
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Coast Guard Enforces Safety Zone in Bay Around Drydock Headed to China for Recycling

The U.S. Coast Guard is enforcing a 500-foot safety zone around a massive drydock located just off San Francisco’s eastern shore as crews prepare the…

City Recalls 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake 25 Years Later
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City Recalls 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake 25 Years Later

Twenty-five years ago today San Francisco had a similar atmosphere in the air as the San Francisco Giants prepared to play in the World Series,…

Cantonese-Speaking Residents Advised Not to Fall Prey to Blessing Scams
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Cantonese-Speaking Residents Advised Not to Fall Prey to Blessing Scams

Police are urging San Francisco residents, especially those in the Cantonese-speaking community, not to fall prey to a blessing scam that has robbed elderly victims…

Noe Valley Man Pistol-Whipped, Robbed at Gunpoint After Collision
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Noe Valley Man Pistol-Whipped, Robbed at Gunpoint After Collision

A man driving a vehicle in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood early this morning was rear-ended by another vehicle before being pistol-whipped and then robbed…

Weekend Watch: Fury, The Best Of Me, The Book Of Life, St. Vincent
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Weekend Watch: Fury, The Best Of Me, The Book Of Life, St. Vincent

Fury – Everywhere Brad Pitt is back fighting Nazis in another World War II movie that is just as preposterous as Inglourious Basterds, but not…

Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Noe Valley Fest, Nike Women’s Marathon, Mission Sunday Streets
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Weekend Traffic And Transit Disruptions: Noe Valley Fest, Nike Women’s Marathon, Mission Sunday Streets

Dreamforce Convention On Thursday: The Dreamforce convention at the Moscone Center will conclude, however, street closures will continue as listed below: Until 3 p.m., this…

Artists to Watch at Treasure Island Music Festival 2014
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Artists to Watch at Treasure Island Music Festival 2014

It can be difficult to choose a list of must-sees at a festival that certainly caters to the FOMO-infected audiophile. With no real chance of…

One Victim Injured After Fight Breaks Out Near AT&T Park
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One Victim Injured After Fight Breaks Out Near AT&T Park

San Francisco police responded to a brawl near AT&T Park that left one victim injured Thursday night. A group of people engaged in a fight…

Police Release Video of Persons of Interest in Mission District Fatal Stabbing
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Police Release Video of Persons of Interest in Mission District Fatal Stabbing

San Francisco police are asking the public for help in identifying two men seen near where a man was fatally stabbed in the Mission District…

Giants Advance to Third World Series in Five Years
Bay Area

Giants Advance to Third World Series in Five Years

The San Francisco Giants have advanced to the World Series following a 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals capped off by a three-run game-winning…

Parking Officers Describe Abuse by Public, Demand Safer Work Environment
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Parking Officers Describe Abuse by Public, Demand Safer Work Environment

Dozens of San Francisco parking control officers and their supporters gathered together today outside the district attorney’s office at the Hall of Justice to demand…

Safety Drills Held on Eve of Loma Prieta Anniversary
Bay Area

Safety Drills Held on Eve of Loma Prieta Anniversary

With the 25th anniversary of the destructive Loma Prieta earthquake approaching Friday, local, state and federal agencies are reminding Bay Area residents at numerous local…

Tentative Agreement Reached Between Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District and Thirteen Labor Unions
Bay Area

Tentative Agreement Reached Between Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District and Thirteen Labor Unions

Thirteen labor unions and the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District reached a tentative contract agreement this afternoon, avoiding a strike Friday that would…

Environmental Group Settles with Air District Over Chevron Project Litigation
Bay Area

Environmental Group Settles with Air District Over Chevron Project Litigation

A California environmental group has settled with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District months after it sued the district over permits for Chevron’s $1…

SF Rec and Park To Cease Granting Adult Permits for Mission Playground Soccer Field
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SF Rec and Park To Cease Granting Adult Permits for Mission Playground Soccer Field

San Francisco’s Recreation and Park Department decided today to stop granting permits for adults to play at a soccer field in the city’s Mission District…

Alleged Road Rage Shooter Arrested
Crime

Alleged Road Rage Shooter Arrested

A San Francisco man was arrested Wednesday in connection with an alleged road rage shooting in August, police said today. Officers arrested Easy Chang, 25,…

Teatro ZinZanni Planning Return to Waterfront
Bay Area

Teatro ZinZanni Planning Return to Waterfront

A cultural attraction that left San Francisco nearly three years ago because of the America’s Cup yacht race may be reopening soon along the city’s…

Identity Thief Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison
Bay Area

Identity Thief Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison

A federal court judge sentenced a 34-year-old woman on Wednesday to 27 months in prison after she pleaded guilty to charges of credit card fraud…

Shootings Reported in Bayview and Potrero Hill
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Shootings Reported in Bayview and Potrero Hill

Police are investigating two shootings that took place in San Francisco’s Bayview District and Potrero Hill neighborhood Tuesday afternoon within a few hours of each…

Drill Simulating Ferry Fire Helps Rescue Agents Work Together in Crisis
Bay Area

Drill Simulating Ferry Fire Helps Rescue Agents Work Together in Crisis

The San Francisco Fire Department conducted a simulated training drill this morning to practice responding to a multi-casualty ferry disaster in the Bay. Shortly after…

CPUC Commissioner Recuses Himself From Hearings, San Bruno Calls for Resignation
Bay Area

CPUC Commissioner Recuses Himself From Hearings, San Bruno Calls for Resignation

California Public Utilities Commissioner Mike Florio announced today that he would recuse himself from proceedings involving PG&E after coming under fire for communications with PG&E…

Medical Examiner Identifies Woman Killed in Murder-Suicide
Crime

Medical Examiner Identifies Woman Killed in Murder-Suicide

A woman who was shot in San Francisco last Friday by a man who then took his own life succumbed to her injuries on Monday,…

Appealing Events: Richard Cheese at Bimbo’s 365 Club
Culture

Appealing Events: Richard Cheese at Bimbo’s 365 Club

Everyone’s favorite raunchy lounge lizard is headed to the legendary Bimbo’s 365 Club. Crooner Richard Cheese and his Lounge Against the Machine backing band mix…

In-Home Care Company Agrees to Pay $134K in Back Wages
Bay Area

In-Home Care Company Agrees to Pay $134K in Back Wages

A Bay Area in-home care company was ordered to pay $134,682 in back wages and damage for failing to pay 13 employees minimum wage and…

Man Shot in the Back in Bernal Heights, Suspect at Large
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Man Shot in the Back in Bernal Heights, Suspect at Large

A man was shot in the back in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood early Monday morning, police said. Police said they received a report of…

Sidecar Receives Permit for SFO, Talks with Lyft, Uber Continue
Bay Area

Sidecar Receives Permit for SFO, Talks with Lyft, Uber Continue

Sidecar will be the first transportation network company allowed to operate legally at a California airport when it begins operations at San Francisco International Airport…

SF Superior Court Reduces Services During Court Workers Strike
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SF Superior Court Reduces Services During Court Workers Strike

A one-day strike being held by San Francisco Superior Court workers with Service Employees International Union Local 1021 at courthouses across the city today is…