Weekend Watch: We Are Your Friends, No Escape, War Room
Culture

Weekend Watch: We Are Your Friends, No Escape, War Room

No Escape Released on Wednesday, Owen Wilson moves his family (wife played by Lake Bell) to Southeast Asia only to land in the middle of…

Memorial, Celebration for Overdose Victims in Civic Center Plaza
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Memorial, Celebration for Overdose Victims in Civic Center Plaza

People coping with the loss of loved ones to drug overdoses and their supporters will gather for a memorial and celebration at San Francisco’s Civic…

Ballistics Expert Says Pier 14 Homicide Suspect Appears to Have Shot Victim Accidentally
Crime

Ballistics Expert Says Pier 14 Homicide Suspect Appears to Have Shot Victim Accidentally

A ballistics expert who testified today at the preliminary hearing of a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a woman at San Francisco’s Pier…

Slain Suspect Struck Officer Immediately When She Approached
Bay Area

Slain Suspect Struck Officer Immediately When She Approached

Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent said a female officer fatally shot an assault suspect this morning because the man immediately struck her multiple times with…

Regulator to Begin Probe of PG&E Corporate Culture
Bay Area

Regulator to Begin Probe of PG&E Corporate Culture

An investigation into whether corporate culture and governance at PG&E is responsible for persistent safety problems at the gas and electric utility company was launched…

Judge Finds No Evidence Mayor Lee Committed Crime, Denies Motion by “Shrimp Boy” Lawyers
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Judge Finds No Evidence Mayor Lee Committed Crime, Denies Motion by “Shrimp Boy” Lawyers

A federal judge denied a motion to dismiss criminal charges against alleged gang leader Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow today, finding the defense lacked evidence that…

SFPD Seeking Armed Robbery Suspect Who Took Cash From Restaurant
Crime

SFPD Seeking Armed Robbery Suspect Who Took Cash From Restaurant

Police are looking for an armed robbery suspect who took cash from a restaurant in San Francisco’s Mission District on Wednesday evening. At 5:20 p.m.,…

Bicyclist Seriously Injured in Collision with Car in Western Addition
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Bicyclist Seriously Injured in Collision with Car in Western Addition

A bicyclist was seriously injured in a collision with a car in San Francisco’s Western Addition neighborhood on Wednesday evening, according to police. The collision…

Police Arrest Two Outstanding Suspects In Gang Assault Case
Crime

Police Arrest Two Outstanding Suspects In Gang Assault Case

Police have arrested two outstanding suspects in a gang assault earlier this month in South San Francisco, police said today. Officers arrested South San Francisco…

Pelosi Praises Voting Rights Advocates, Calls for Strong Protections
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Pelosi Praises Voting Rights Advocates, Calls for Strong Protections

House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi today called for the Voting Rights Act to be restored and reminded voters of the sacrifices made by those…

Former Bay Area Reporter Who Killed Virginia News Crew Dies by Apparent Suicide
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Former Bay Area Reporter Who Killed Virginia News Crew Dies by Apparent Suicide

A man who started his TV journalism career in the Bay Area allegedly shot and killed two former colleagues during a live broadcast in Virginia…

Man Robbed When Approached by Suspects Claiming to be SFPD Officers
Crime

Man Robbed When Approached by Suspects Claiming to be SFPD Officers

San Francisco police are investigating a robbery in the city’s Mission District early Tuesday morning by two suspects who pretended to be police officers. The…

Two Men Arrested on Suspicion of Shooting, Robbing Tourist Identified
Crime

Two Men Arrested on Suspicion of Shooting, Robbing Tourist Identified

Two San Francisco men have been identified as the suspects arrested for allegedly shooting a tourist while robbing him of his camera near the city’s…

Man Stabbed with Screwdriver in Mission District
Crime

Man Stabbed with Screwdriver in Mission District

A man requested money from another man and then stabbed him with a screwdriver when he refused in San Francisco’s Mission District late Tuesday night,…

Tech Worker Arrested at SFO on Suspicion of Stealing Trade Secrets
Bay Area

Tech Worker Arrested at SFO on Suspicion of Stealing Trade Secrets

A tech worker suspected of stealing trade secrets was arrested Thursday at San Francisco International Airport as he prepared to board a flight for China,…

Photographic Evidence, Witness Interviews Place Pier 14 Homicide Suspect at Crime Scene
Crime

Photographic Evidence, Witness Interviews Place Pier 14 Homicide Suspect at Crime Scene

An undocumented immigrant suspected of fatally shooting a 32-year-old San Francisco woman in broad daylight at the San Francisco waterfront last month attended his preliminary…

SF Tourist Robbed Of Camera, Shot; Suspects Chased To Oakland
Bay Area

SF Tourist Robbed Of Camera, Shot; Suspects Chased To Oakland

Two men suspected of shooting a tourist while robbing him of his camera near San Francisco’s famous crooked section of Lombard Street this afternoon were…

Workers, Immigrant Rights Groups Protest “$500K Green Card” Program for Hotel
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Workers, Immigrant Rights Groups Protest “$500K Green Card” Program for Hotel

While San Francisco is celebrating the impending restoration of the Tenderloin’s Renoir Hotel by foreign investors seeking U.S. citizenship, hotel workers and immigrant rights groups…

Investor Group Head Says Coliseum Plan Is Economically Feasible
Bay Area

Investor Group Head Says Coliseum Plan Is Economically Feasible

The head of an investor group that’s hoping to build a massive development at the Oakland Coliseum complex that would include a new football stadium…

Second SF Shooting Suspect Arrested in Oakland
Bay Area

Second SF Shooting Suspect Arrested in Oakland

A second suspect in a shooting near a popular tourist destination in San Francisco was arrested after a car chase over the Bay Bridge and…

Eight Displaced, Two Buildings Damaged in Mission District Fire
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Eight Displaced, Two Buildings Damaged in Mission District Fire

Eight people were displaced, two buildings were damaged and one person was injured in a two-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Mission District late Monday night,…

SFPD Officer, Pedestrian Injured in Separate Collisions
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SFPD Officer, Pedestrian Injured in Separate Collisions

San Francisco police responded to two collisions on city streets within 10 minutes of each other this morning, including one in the Tenderloin that injured…

Motorcycle Officer Involved in Collision in Tenderloin
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Motorcycle Officer Involved in Collision in Tenderloin

A motorcycle officer was involved in a collision with a car in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood this morning, a police spokesman said. The collision happened…

SFFD Responds to Mission District House Fire
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SFFD Responds to Mission District House Fire

Firefighters have brought a two-alarm house fire that began late Monday night in San Francisco’s Mission district, under control this morning. At 11:07 p.m., firefighters…

Campaign HQ for District 3 Supervisor Candidate Aaron Peskin Burglarized
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Campaign HQ for District 3 Supervisor Candidate Aaron Peskin Burglarized

The campaign headquarters of San Francisco District 3 candidate Aaron Peskin were burglarized during a break-in over the weekend but are not suspected of being…

Man With Sword Arrested After Allegedly Cutting Man, Woman
Bay Area

Man With Sword Arrested After Allegedly Cutting Man, Woman

A 26-year-old San Francisco man was arrested for attempted murder Saturday night after allegedly using a sword to injure a man and a woman in…

Thieves Smash UC Berkeley Police Chief’s SUV To Steal Gun, Badge
Bay Area

Thieves Smash UC Berkeley Police Chief’s SUV To Steal Gun, Badge

A gun stolen from University of California at Berkeley police Chief Margo Bennett’s SUV as she jogged at the Point Isabel Regional Shoreline in Richmond…

Person Dies in Apparent Suicide at Embarcadero BART Station
Bay Area

Person Dies in Apparent Suicide at Embarcadero BART Station

A person hit by a BART train died in an apparent suicide at San Francisco’s Embarcadero station this afternoon, BART and fire officials said. San…

Person Hit by BART Train at Embarcadero Dies, Station Remains Closed
Bay Area

Person Hit by BART Train at Embarcadero Dies, Station Remains Closed

A person hit by a BART train at San Francisco’s Embarcadero station this afternoon has died, an agency spokesman said. BART spokesman Jim Allison said…

Report of Person Hit by BART Train Prompts Major Delays
Bay Area

Report of Person Hit by BART Train Prompts Major Delays

A BART train possibly hit a person at the Embarcadero station in San Francisco this afternoon, prompting major delays systemwide, an agency spokesman said. The…

Major Medical Emergency Reported at Embarcadero BART Station
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Major Medical Emergency Reported at Embarcadero BART Station

A major medical emergency at BART’s Embarcadero station in San Francisco is causing major delays systemwide, an agency spokesman said. The medical emergency was reported…

Man Briefly Handcuffed, Kidnapped by Three Men Apparently Working for Bail Bond Agency
Crime

Man Briefly Handcuffed, Kidnapped by Three Men Apparently Working for Bail Bond Agency

Three men who may have been working on behalf of a bail bond agency briefly kidnapped a man in San Francisco’s Ingleside Terrace neighborhood last…

Two Injured in North Beach Hit-and-Run
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Two Injured in North Beach Hit-and-Run

Two people were injured in a hit-and-run collision Sunday night in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood, police said. Shortly after 11:30 p.m., a 17-year-old boy…

Pedestrian Critically Injured in Bernal Heights Hit-and-Run
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Pedestrian Critically Injured in Bernal Heights Hit-and-Run

A pedestrian was critically injured in a hit-and-run in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood Saturday night, police said. The collision was reported at 9:58 p.m….

Appealing TV: Narcos, Mr. Robot, and Hannibal
Culture

Appealing TV: Narcos, Mr. Robot, and Hannibal

So, what else is on? Monday, August 24 Murder in the First San Francisco-set murder police show Murder in the First wraps up its second…

Charity Seeking Volunteers to Serve Meals, Sort Clothes
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Charity Seeking Volunteers to Serve Meals, Sort Clothes

A San Francisco organization, which serves thousands of less fortunate people daily, needs volunteers during August and over Labor Day weekend, the organization’s officials said….

69 Year Old Man Dies While Hang Gliding
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69 Year Old Man Dies While Hang Gliding

A 69-year-old man died this afternoon hang gliding in San Francisco, according to the city’s fire department and the National Park Service. Fire dispatchers got…

SFFD Battles One-Alarm Fire in Alamo Square
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SFFD Battles One-Alarm Fire in Alamo Square

Firefighters battled a one-alarm fire this afternoon in San Francisco’s Alamo Square neighborhood, according to the San Francisco Fire Department. The first report of the…

3-Year Old Wounded In Drive-By Shooting
Bay Area

3-Year Old Wounded In Drive-By Shooting

Police say one of the victim’s in an East Oakland drive-by shooting on Saturday night was a 3-year-old child. The shooting was reported at 9:59…

SFPD Arrest Alleged Gunman Using Air, Water Resources
Crime

SFPD Arrest Alleged Gunman Using Air, Water Resources

Police took a suspected gunman into custody today on Yerba Buena Island/Treasure Island in San Francisco, according to the San Francisco Police Department. A California…