Life Threatening Injuries After Pedestrian Is Struck Near Stern Grove
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Life Threatening Injuries After Pedestrian Is Struck Near Stern Grove

A man walking near San Francisco’s Stern Grove was critically injured when he was struck by the driver of a vehicle this morning, according to…

SF Sues Two Landlords Who Allegedly Ellis Acted Tenants, Turned Buildings Into Tourist Rentals
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SF Sues Two Landlords Who Allegedly Ellis Acted Tenants, Turned Buildings Into Tourist Rentals

Lawsuits were filed by San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera today against two landlords who allegedly illegally converted residential apartments into short-term rental units used…

Block Will Be Renamed To Honor “Tenderloin sensation” Vicki Marlane
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Block Will Be Renamed To Honor “Tenderloin sensation” Vicki Marlane

A block in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood will soon be dubbed “Vicki Mar Lane” in honor of late longtime transgender activist and actress Vicki Marlane…

“Let’s take a hard look at late night transit options” Says Supe, Forms Working Group
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“Let’s take a hard look at late night transit options” Says Supe, Forms Working Group

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener introduced a resolution at this afternoon’s Board of Supervisors meeting to form a late night transportation working group that will…

SFPD Seeking Honda-Driving Suspect In Midday Bayview Shooting
Crime

SFPD Seeking Honda-Driving Suspect In Midday Bayview Shooting

Police are investigating a shooting that injured one person in San Francisco’s Bayview Heights neighborhood this afternoon, a police spokesman said. Shortly after 3 p.m….

Sharp Park Golf Course Construction Project Hits Another Roadblock, As Environmental Groups File Suit
Environment

Sharp Park Golf Course Construction Project Hits Another Roadblock, As Environmental Groups File Suit

Three environmental groups filed a lawsuit today in San Francisco Superior Court against the city’s Recreation and Park Department and Mayor Ed Lee to prevent…

Sports Agent Accused Of Participating In Murder-For-Hire Plot Has Been Denied Bail
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Sports Agent Accused Of Participating In Murder-For-Hire Plot Has Been Denied Bail

A sports agent accused of joining a former school board president and his son in a murder-for-hire plot, guns sales and cocaine conspiracy was denied…

Three Buildings Rendered Uninhabitable By Duboce Triangle Fire
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Three Buildings Rendered Uninhabitable By Duboce Triangle Fire

A three-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Duboce Triangle neighborhood this afternoon has been extinguished after damaging three buildings and injuring one firefighter, fire officials said….

Recycling Advocates Protest City Hall Earth Day Breakfast
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Recycling Advocates Protest City Hall Earth Day Breakfast

As an Earth Day breakfast was under way this morning at San Francisco City Hall, a group of recyclers, environmentalists and other community advocates were…

2,500 Workers Expected To Fill 26-Floor San Francisco Office Building Staked Out By LinkedIn
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2,500 Workers Expected To Fill 26-Floor San Francisco Office Building Staked Out By LinkedIn

The professional networking company LinkedIn has signed a lease for an entire 26-story building under construction in San Francisco’s Financial District. Mayor Ed Lee and…

San Francisco Teachers Seek 21% Pay Increase, Cite Skyrocketing Housing Costs
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San Francisco Teachers Seek 21% Pay Increase, Cite Skyrocketing Housing Costs

San Francisco teachers are rallying ahead of a Board of Education meeting this evening, calling for a 21 percent pay increase to allow teachers to…

Three Buildings Damaged, One Firefighter Injured In Duboce Triangle Fire
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Three Buildings Damaged, One Firefighter Injured In Duboce Triangle Fire

3:15 PM: A three-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Duboce Triangle this afternoon has been extinguished after damaging three buildings and causing injuries to one firefighter,…

Four Displaced In Bayview Fire
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Four Displaced In Bayview Fire

Firefighters controlled a fire in a three-story home in San Francisco’s Bayview District this morning, according to the fire department. The fire at 66 Ardath…

Man Arrested In Presidio With Car Containing Explosives And Weed
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Man Arrested In Presidio With Car Containing Explosives And Weed

A San Francisco man was arrested after he said he had fireworks in his vehicle as he drove through San Francisco’s Presidio on Monday night,…

Golden State Warriors Officially Confirm Plans To Dump Waterfront Arena, Build In Mission Bay
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Golden State Warriors Officially Confirm Plans To Dump Waterfront Arena, Build In Mission Bay

The Golden State Warriors today formally announced their plans to build a new arena in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood, a shift from the team’s…

Crackdown: Your Ocean Beach Bonfire Might Get A Little Tougher To Plan
Environment

Crackdown: Your Ocean Beach Bonfire Might Get A Little Tougher To Plan

Fire-building visitors to San Francisco’s Ocean Beach this summer may have to contend with some new rules this summer as the National Park Service finds…

Mayor Lee Touts Twitter Tax Break At Tenderloin Museum Event
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Mayor Lee Touts Twitter Tax Break At Tenderloin Museum Event

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee helped kickoff the opening of the future Tenderloin Museum this morning in the heart of the neighborhood at the Cadillac…

Festivals, Special Events Planned To Celebrate Earth Day Tuesday
Bay Area

Festivals, Special Events Planned To Celebrate Earth Day Tuesday

Residents throughout the Bay Area can celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday at a variety of festivals and special events. Alcatraz Cruises is hosting free Earth…

“A Danger To The Community”: Son Of Former SF School Board President Denied Bail In Murder-For-Hire Case
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“A Danger To The Community”: Son Of Former SF School Board President Denied Bail In Murder-For-Hire Case

Although his father is free on bond while facing similar and heavier charges, the son of former San Francisco school board president Keith Jackson was…

Bayview Shooting Prompts Brief Lockdown Of Elementary School
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Bayview Shooting Prompts Brief Lockdown Of Elementary School

An elementary school was briefly locked down after a shooting in San Francisco’s Bayview District this afternoon, a police spokesman said. Officers responded at 3:26…

San Bruno Blast: PG&E Pleads Not Guilty To 12 Criminal Charges
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San Bruno Blast: PG&E Pleads Not Guilty To 12 Criminal Charges

PG&E Co. pleaded not guilty in federal court in San Francisco today to 12 criminal charges stemming from the fatal explosion of a natural gas…

Woman Who Was Struck By Driver While Waiting For Muni Remains In The Hospital
Crime

Woman Who Was Struck By Driver While Waiting For Muni Remains In The Hospital

A man who drove into a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus stop and seriously injured a woman in the city’s Mission Terrace neighborhood Friday night…

Trash And Barbecues: 4/20 Celebration Makes Heavy Impact On Golden Gate Park
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Trash And Barbecues: 4/20 Celebration Makes Heavy Impact On Golden Gate Park

Ten people were arrested during impromptu marijuana celebrations in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Sunday for offenses ranging from selling marijuana or opiates to…

Appealing TV: The Boondocks, Parks and Recreation, and Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
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Appealing TV: The Boondocks, Parks and Recreation, and Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Monday, April 21, 2014 was the day we all survived the onslaught of jokes about Jesus’ resurrection, getting stoned, and Hitler’s birthday. We as a…

Search For Man Who Disappeared In SF Resumes Following Tip
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Search For Man Who Disappeared In SF Resumes Following Tip

The search for a man missing in San Francisco since February 2013 has been re-energized this weekend after a possible sighting of the 21-year-old last…