Wells Fargo Museum Robbed, To Reopen
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Wells Fargo Museum Robbed, To Reopen

A Wells Fargo spokesman said today the company is grateful no team member was hurt during this morning’s robbery of the Wells Fargo History Museum…

One-Alarm Fire Extinguished in Inner Sunset
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One-Alarm Fire Extinguished in Inner Sunset

Firefighters extinguished a one-alarm fire in the Inner Sunset neighborhood of San Francisco Monday, a San Francisco Fire Department dispatcher said today. Firefighters were dispatched…

Man Convicted of Killing Sex Partner, Lighting Him on Fire in Court for Unrelated Arson
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Man Convicted of Killing Sex Partner, Lighting Him on Fire in Court for Unrelated Arson

A 25-year-old man convicted of involuntary manslaughter after allegedly killing a sexual partner and setting his body on fire in San Francisco’s Buena Vista Park…

Man Stabbed in Torso in Mission District
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Man Stabbed in Torso in Mission District

A man was injured when two suspects stabbed him in the torso in San Francisco’s Mission District early Saturday morning, police said. According to police,…

Two Teens Shot in Separate Visitacion Valley Shootings
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Two Teens Shot in Separate Visitacion Valley Shootings

The San Francisco Police Department’s gang task force is investigating two separate shootings that injured teenage boys in the city’s Visitacion Valley on Saturday evening…

Man Fatally Shot in Bayview
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Man Fatally Shot in Bayview

A 24-year-old man was fatally shot in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Sunday night, police said. San Francisco police officers responded to a report of…

Appealing TV: The Americans, Fortitude, And Bowl Watch 2015!
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Appealing TV: The Americans, Fortitude, And Bowl Watch 2015!

So, what else is on? Monday, January 26 Mud, Sweat, and Gears (10pm, BBC America, series premiere) Now that AMC owns a majority stake in…

One-Alarm Fire Extinguished in Monterey Heights
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One-Alarm Fire Extinguished in Monterey Heights

Firefighters extinguished a one-alarm fire in the Monterey Heights neighborhood of San Francisco this morning, a San Francisco Fire Department dispatcher said. Firefighters responded at…

Two Stabbed in the Bayview
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Two Stabbed in the Bayview

Two people have been stabbed in the Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco this morning, a San Francisco Fire Department dispatcher said. The department dispatched first…

SoMa Stabbing Sends One Man to Hospital in Critical Condition
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SoMa Stabbing Sends One Man to Hospital in Critical Condition

A stabbing Sunday afternoon in the South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco sent one man to the hospital in critical condition, police said today….

Juvenile Stabbed at 16th Street Bart Station, Refuses to Cooperate With Police
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Juvenile Stabbed at 16th Street Bart Station, Refuses to Cooperate With Police

The victim of a minor stabbing this evening in San Francisco’s 16th Street BART station is refusing to cooperate with police, a BART officer said….

Three Injured After Excelsior District Deck Collapse
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Three Injured After Excelsior District Deck Collapse

Three people were transported to a hospital this evening after a deck collapsed in San Francisco’s Excelsior District, a fire dispatcher said. Emergency medical crews…

Medical Examiner Identifies Body Found Floating in the Bay
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Medical Examiner Identifies Body Found Floating in the Bay

The San Francisco medical examiner’s office has identified a man found floating in the San Francisco Bay in November as Daniel Ha, who was reported…

Two Injured in Separate Visitacion Valley Shootings
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Two Injured in Separate Visitacion Valley Shootings

Two shootings took place within a half hour and a half-mile of each other in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood this evening, according to a…

SF Zoo Offers Scorpions and Cockroaches for Valentine’s Day Gifts
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SF Zoo Offers Scorpions and Cockroaches for Valentine’s Day Gifts

The San Francisco Zoo is offering an alternative to traditional Valentine’s Day festivities this year. Jilted lovers can adopt a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion…

Man Suspected of Shooting Into Two Silver Terrace Homes Arrested
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Man Suspected of Shooting Into Two Silver Terrace Homes Arrested

A San Francisco man was arrested after allegedly shooting multiple rounds into inhabited dwellings in San Francisco’s Silver Terrace neighborhood Tuesday night, a police spokeswoman…

Developmental Disabilities Advocates Call for Increased State Funding
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Developmental Disabilities Advocates Call for Increased State Funding

Social workers, service providers and individuals with developmental disabilities gathered in San Francisco today to urge State Assemblyman Mark Leno to fight for an increase…

Pedestrian Suffers Head Injury in Hit-And-Run Collision
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Pedestrian Suffers Head Injury in Hit-And-Run Collision

A male pedestrian suffered a head injury when he was hit by the driver of a dark-colored sedan who fled the collision scene in San…

Man Injured in Sunnydale Housing Complex Shooting
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Man Injured in Sunnydale Housing Complex Shooting

A shooting that left a 26-year-old man injured on Thursday night in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood is the most recent episode of violence at…

A Fine Balance Between Dark And Light: Blithe Spirit
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A Fine Balance Between Dark And Light: Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit, Noel Coward’s classic comedy about marriage, mortality, and spirits has landed in San Francisco for a brief twelve night run, featuring Angela Lansbury…

Weekend Watch: Mortdecai, The Boy Next Door, Cake, Strange Magic, Killers, Song One, Match, The Humbling
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Weekend Watch: Mortdecai, The Boy Next Door, Cake, Strange Magic, Killers, Song One, Match, The Humbling

Mortdecai – Everywhere Basically, the rule for picking what movie to see this weekend is, if it stars or was created by someone whose name…

SFPD in Standoff With Barricaded Suspect in Ingleside
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SFPD in Standoff With Barricaded Suspect in Ingleside

San Francisco police were negotiating with a barricaded suspect this evening in the Ingleside neighborhood. Police were called to the area of Grafton and Ashton…

SFPD Chief Says Convicted Officers Betrayed the Public’s Trust
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SFPD Chief Says Convicted Officers Betrayed the Public’s Trust

One San Francisco police officer was convicted and a second officer was acquitted in federal court today of conspiring to carry out illegal searches of…

CA Community College Board of Governors Ends Agency’s Exclusive Right to Accredit State’s Community Colleges
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CA Community College Board of Governors Ends Agency’s Exclusive Right to Accredit State’s Community Colleges

The California Community College Board of Governors decided this week to open up competition for the accreditation of community colleges in California by removing language…

Man Pleads Not Guilty to Human Trafficking, Rape of Two Minors
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Man Pleads Not Guilty to Human Trafficking, Rape of Two Minors

A 27-year-old San Francisco man facing allegations of human trafficking of minors and rape pleaded not guilty today, according to a San Francisco District Attorney’s…

Costumed Man Wanted by FBI in Connection to String of Bank Robberies
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Costumed Man Wanted by FBI in Connection to String of Bank Robberies

The FBI and San Francisco police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a costumed man believed to be responsible for robberies at six…

18 Workers Paid Back Wages in Lockheed Martin Settlement
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18 Workers Paid Back Wages in Lockheed Martin Settlement

The U.S. Department of Labor announced this week that it reached an agreement with Lockheed Martin Corp. involving allegations the company violated wage laws while…

Muni Rider Punched in Face, Has Dog Stolen
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Muni Rider Punched in Face, Has Dog Stolen

A man was punched in the face and then had his pit bull stolen while aboard a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus in the city’s…

Gas Line Ruptured by Digging Crews in NoPa Capped
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Gas Line Ruptured by Digging Crews in NoPa Capped

A ruptured gas line in San Francisco’s North of Panhandle neighborhood was capped this morning, fire and utility officials said. The leak was reported at…

Man Convicted of Killing Sex Partner, Lighting Him on Fire Arrested Again for Arson
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Man Convicted of Killing Sex Partner, Lighting Him on Fire Arrested Again for Arson

A 25-year-old man convicted of involuntary manslaughter after allegedly killing a sexual partner and setting his body on fire in San Francisco’s Buena Vista Park…

Here’s Your Weekend: Go See Mates of State, Patti Smith, and Dark Tranquility

A smattering of good music is rolling into San Francisco and I’ve got picks that are just as diverse. Want to see metal, singer-songwriters, and…

Activists Demand Campaign Contributions List, Mandatory Disclosure Five Years After Supreme Court’s Citizens United Decision
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Activists Demand Campaign Contributions List, Mandatory Disclosure Five Years After Supreme Court’s Citizens United Decision

Hundreds of people gathered in downtown San Francisco today to mark the fifth anniversary of a U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing corporations to spend unlimited…

New SF Medical Examiner Takes Over in March
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New SF Medical Examiner Takes Over in March

A Florida medical examiner set to take over as San Francisco’s chief medical examiner in March will inherit a large case backlog and construction of…

University of California’s “Committee of Two” Moves Forward
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University of California’s “Committee of Two” Moves Forward

The University of California’s long range planning committee recommended the formation of a select advisory committee consisting only of Governor Jerry Brown and UC President…

Internal SFPD Investigation Launched After Officer Allegedly Tries to Dump Disabled Man Out Of His Wheelchair
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Internal SFPD Investigation Launched After Officer Allegedly Tries to Dump Disabled Man Out Of His Wheelchair

Officials today said they have launched an investigation after two videos surfaced showing a San Francisco police officer appearing to try to dump a disabled…

Lick-Wilmerding High School Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat
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Lick-Wilmerding High School Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat

San Francisco police are evacuating a private high school in the city’s Ingleside neighborhood this afternoon following a report that the school received a bomb…

Man Fatally Shot Inside Vehicle in Visitacion Valley
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Man Fatally Shot Inside Vehicle in Visitacion Valley

A man was fatally shot inside a vehicle in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood on Tuesday night, a police spokeswoman said today. The victim, a…

Jury Deliberations to Begin for Two Officers Accused of Illegal Searches
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Jury Deliberations to Begin for Two Officers Accused of Illegal Searches

A federal jury is due to begin deliberating Wednesday in the trial of two San Francisco police officers accused of conspiring to enter and search…

Deputy Sheriffs Union Sues Four Contra Costa County Supervisors for Alleged Retaliation Threat
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Deputy Sheriffs Union Sues Four Contra Costa County Supervisors for Alleged Retaliation Threat

The Contra Costa County Deputy Sheriffs Association sued the county and four members of the Board of Supervisors in federal court in San Francisco today…

Free Muni to be Offered to Disabled, Low- to Moderate-Income Seniors
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Free Muni to be Offered to Disabled, Low- to Moderate-Income Seniors

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors voted unanimously today to waive the Muni fee for riders with disabilities and for low- to…