Man Arrested After Driving Carjacked Taxi From SF to Emeryville

Man Arrested After Driving Carjacked Taxi From SF to Emeryville

A man who allegedly stole a taxi in San Francisco and immediately drove to the East Bay early Sunday morning was arrested when he got…

SFFD Respond to Gas Leak in Pacific Heights

SFFD Respond to Gas Leak in Pacific Heights

A gas leak reported today at an apartment complex in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood has been capped, a PG&E spokesman said. The leak happened…

Cartoon Art Museum Forced Out of SoMa Home, Seeking New Location

Cartoon Art Museum Forced Out of SoMa Home, Seeking New Location

San Francisco’s only museum devoted to comics, cartoons and animation is closing its doors at the end of June, but not forever. The Cartoon Art…

Man Injured by Hatchet-Wielding Suspect in Mission District

Man Injured by Hatchet-Wielding Suspect in Mission District

A man was struck in the side of the head with a hatchet on Saturday night in San Francisco’s Mission District, police said. The 45-year-old…

BART Seeks Input on Market Street Canopies, Civic Center Improvements

BART Seeks Input on Market Street Canopies, Civic Center Improvements

BART officials are asking for public input this week as they consider ways to modernize San Francisco’s Civic Center station and make improvements to station…

19 Year Old Suffers Gunshot Wound to Thigh in Bayview

19 Year Old Suffers Gunshot Wound to Thigh in Bayview

A 19-year-old man was struck in the thigh by a bullet shot from a silver vehicle in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Sunday morning, police…

Uber Driver Arrested for Allegedly Hitting Bicyclist on Purpose

Uber Driver Arrested for Allegedly Hitting Bicyclist on Purpose

A bicyclist suffered a punctured lung, broken ribs and a broken collarbone when an Uber driver allegedly struck him on purpose with his car on…

Judge Wipes Domestic Violence Conviction from Mirkarimi’s Record

Judge Wipes Domestic Violence Conviction from Mirkarimi’s Record

A San Francisco Superior Court judge agreed this morning to wipe a 2012 misdemeanor domestic violence conviction from San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s record. Mirkarimi,…

Extra Bling in Giants World Series Ring

Extra Bling in Giants World Series Ring

The luster of silver and gold was added to the usual orange and black team colors of the San Francisco Giants on Saturday evening as…

Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Car on Off-Ramp to Highway 101

Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Car on Off-Ramp to Highway 101

A pedestrian was killed while trying to walk up the off-ramp to U.S. Highway 101 in San Francisco this evening, according to the California Highway…

Cab Struck, Killed Pedestrian in Nob Hill Neighborhood

Cab Struck, Killed Pedestrian in Nob Hill Neighborhood

A cab struck and killed a pedestrian in San Francisco’s Nob Hill neighborhood Saturday night, police said today. Officers responded to a report of a…

SF Resident Sets Sail to Set World Sailing Speed Record

SF Resident Sets Sail to Set World Sailing Speed Record

Two sailboat skippers, one from San Francisco, set sail at about 1:30 a.m. Eastern time this morning from Newport, R.I., with the goal of breaking…

SFFD on Scene of Blaze in Multi-Story Building Downtown

SFFD on Scene of Blaze in Multi-Story Building Downtown

The San Francisco Fire Department is at the scene of a fire at a multi-story building at 780 Pine St. just east of Powell Street…

Residents Pay Tribute to 1906 Earthquake, Fire

Residents Pay Tribute to 1906 Earthquake, Fire

At about 5:12 a.m. on April 18, 1906, the Great San Francisco Earthquake shook California for almost a minute causing lives to be lost and…

SFFD Search for Hot Spots in Walls, Attic of Smoky Lone Mountain Home

SFFD Search for Hot Spots in Walls, Attic of Smoky Lone Mountain Home

Firefighters remain at a two-story home that had smoke billowing from its attic in San Francisco’s Lone Mountain neighborhood this afternoon, a fire department spokeswoman…

Man Suffers Serious Head Trauma in Haight Street Fight Over Marijuana

Man Suffers Serious Head Trauma in Haight Street Fight Over Marijuana

A man allegedly fighting with another man over marijuana in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood on Thursday evening is suffering serious head trauma after he was…

Activists, Tenants Propose Eviction-Free Zone in the Mission

Activists, Tenants Propose Eviction-Free Zone in the Mission

A group of residents and activists speaking out against displacement and gentrification in San Francisco’s Mission District are proposing the city adopt an “eviction free…

Public Officials Celebrate Opening of State-of-the-Art Public Safety Building in Mission Bay

Public Officials Celebrate Opening of State-of-the-Art Public Safety Building in Mission Bay

San Francisco police officers gathered with some of the city’s highest-ranking public officials today for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the newly constructed Public Safety Building…

Pedestrian Struck, Injured by Vehicle Near Panhandle

Pedestrian Struck, Injured by Vehicle Near Panhandle

A pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle while in a crosswalk near the Panhandle in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood this morning suffered critical injuries,…

Civic Center Station Reopens After Person Struck, Killed by Train

Civic Center Station Reopens After Person Struck, Killed by Train

San Francisco’s Civic Center station has reopened this afternoon nearly three hours after a person was struck by a train and killed there, BART officials…

Local Catholics Call for the Removal of Archbishop

Local Catholics Call for the Removal of Archbishop

Amid continuing controversy over proposed additions to the faculty handbook for Bay Area-based Catholic schools, a group of prominent Bay Area Catholics has called on…

I-280 Off-Ramp to John Daly Blvd Closed After Fatal Crash

I-280 Off-Ramp to John Daly Blvd Closed After Fatal Crash

An off-ramp from Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco remains closed this afternoon after a crash killed a man earlier today, according to the California…

Firefighter Suffers Medical Problem at Training Facility

Firefighter Suffers Medical Problem at Training Facility

A San Francisco firefighter was hospitalized after suffering an unspecified medical problem at a fire department training facility this morning, fire officials said. The firefighter…

Pedestrian Struck by Tesla in FiDi

Pedestrian Struck by Tesla in FiDi

A man suffered serious injuries when a Tesla struck him in San Francisco’s Financial District late Wednesday night, police said. The collision was reported at…

Man Arrested After Attack on Five Year Old Girl in Marina

Man Arrested After Attack on Five Year Old Girl in Marina

San Francisco police say a man attacked a 5-year-old girl as she walked in the Marina district this morning. The girl was walking past a…

Mayor Lee, Supervisor Farrell Propose Amendments to Airbnb Law

Mayor Lee, Supervisor Farrell Propose Amendments to Airbnb Law

Mayor Ed Lee and Supervisor Mark Farrell have proposed amendments to San Francisco’s short-term rental law in hopes of making it more enforceable and streamlined….

Waste-Sorting System Unveiled to Help Dolores Park Picnickers Stop Littering

Waste-Sorting System Unveiled to Help Dolores Park Picnickers Stop Littering

A pop-up recycling and composting system was unveiled today in response to an abundance of litter left behind by picnickers at San Francisco’s Dolores Park….

Man Robbed of Laptop, Car Stolen After Chasing Suspects in Excelsior

Man Robbed of Laptop, Car Stolen After Chasing Suspects in Excelsior

A man was robbed of his laptop and then had his car stolen when he chased after the suspects in San Francisco’s Excelsior neighborhood late…

Mayor Appoints Alex Randolph to City College Board of Trustees

Mayor Appoints Alex Randolph to City College Board of Trustees

Alex Randolph has been appointed to the City College of San Francisco board of trustees by Mayor Ed Lee, according to a statement issued by…

Six Protestors Arrested on Bay Bridge

Six Protestors Arrested on Bay Bridge

Six police brutality protesters were arrested on the western span of the Bay Bridge this afternoon, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said. The protesters were…

Supes Postpone Vote on SFMTA Contract for Armed Private Security Guards

Supes Postpone Vote on SFMTA Contract for Armed Private Security Guards

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors postponed a vote today to approve a $38 million contract for private security guards for the San Francisco Municipal…

Man Shot in Abdomen in Tenderloin

Man Shot in Abdomen in Tenderloin

A man was shot in the abdomen in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood on Sunday night, police said today. The 29-year-old victim was outside near the…

Court Upholds $2.8M Compensation but Strikes Down Punitive Award for Woman Molested by Jehovah’s Witnesses

Court Upholds $2.8M Compensation but Strikes Down Punitive Award for Woman Molested by Jehovah’s Witnesses

A state appeals court in San Francisco today upheld a $2.8 million compensatory damage award for a woman who was molested as a child by…

Occupant of Debris-Filled Home Where Body was Discovered Moved to Supportive Care Living

Occupant of Debris-Filled Home Where Body was Discovered Moved to Supportive Care Living

San Francisco police said a woman who was living in an Inner Richmond house with the body of a deceased female for an unknown amount…

State Bill Could Ban Anti-Abortion Crisis Pregnancy Centers from Disseminating Misleading Advertising

State Bill Could Ban Anti-Abortion Crisis Pregnancy Centers from Disseminating Misleading Advertising

A new California bill introduced this week aims to stop crisis pregnancy centers from giving out false information to patients seeking abortions. Assembly Bill 775,…

Giants Raising Their 2014 World Series Banner at Home Opener

Giants Raising Their 2014 World Series Banner at Home Opener

The San Francisco Giants are raising their 2014 World Series banner at their home opener today at AT&T Park. Details about the pre-game ceremony were…

PG&E Restore Power to More Than 30K Customers in SF

PG&E Restore Power to More Than 30K Customers in SF

PG&E crews have restored power to all the more than 30,000 customers in San Francisco affected by an outage that started late Sunday, PG&E officials…

Fire Crews Douse Small Electrical Fire at Church

Fire Crews Douse Small Electrical Fire at Church

Arson investigators were called as a precautionary measure to the scene of a small electrical fire at a more than 100-year-old church in San Francisco’s…

Shots Fired at Fisherman’s Wharf, No Injures Reported

Shots Fired at Fisherman’s Wharf, No Injures Reported

No one was injured after shots were fired outside a Fisherman’s Wharf restaurant in San Francisco this evening, police said. Officers responded at 5:46 p.m….

Man Arrested on Suspicion of Fatal Stabbing in Outer Sunset Neighborhood

Man Arrested on Suspicion of Fatal Stabbing in Outer Sunset Neighborhood

A 39-year-old man suspected of fatally stabbing another man in San Francisco’s Outer Sunset neighborhood early Friday morning has been arrested, a police spokeswoman said…