SFMTA Parking and Traffic Citations Can Now be Contested Online

SFMTA Parking and Traffic Citations Can Now be Contested Online

Folks contesting a citation for a parking or transit violation issued by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency can submit evidence in an easier, and…

Federal Prosecutors Collect $327M From Criminal, Civil Actions This Year

Federal Prosecutors Collect $327M From Criminal, Civil Actions This Year

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of California, based in San Francisco, collected more than $327 million in criminal and civil actions in…

PG&E to Appeal Commission Sanction for Judge-Shopping Emails

PG&E to Appeal Commission Sanction for Judge-Shopping Emails

The California Public Utilities Commission at a meeting in San Francisco today imposed a $1.05 million fine as well as an additional potentially multimillion penalty…

SF City Attorney Sues Oakland Tax Preparation Service Over Tax Refund Fraud Targeting Low-Income Residents

SF City Attorney Sues Oakland Tax Preparation Service Over Tax Refund Fraud Targeting Low-Income Residents

The city attorney for San Francisco is suing an Oakland-based tax preparation company over allegations it systematically swindled low-income residents out of their tax refunds….

SFPD Arrests Suspect in Fatal Hayes Valley Stabbing

SFPD Arrests Suspect in Fatal Hayes Valley Stabbing

A San Francisco man suspected of fatally stabbing another man in the city’s Hayes Valley neighborhood last week has been arrested, police said today. San…

SF Considering Bid for 2024 Olympic Games

SF Considering Bid for 2024 Olympic Games

San Francisco business and city leaders are mulling a proposal to bring the Olympic and Paralympic Games to San Francisco in 2024. San Francisco is…

UC Board of Regents Approves Tuition Increase

UC Board of Regents Approves Tuition Increase

The full University of California Board of Regents has voted this morning in favor of a plan that will increase tuition by 5 percent each…

St. Anthony’s Hopes to Collect 1,500 Turkeys, Other Items for Thanksgiving

St. Anthony’s Hopes to Collect 1,500 Turkeys, Other Items for Thanksgiving

With a week left until Thanksgiving Day, the St. Anthony Foundation in San Francisco is hoping to reach its goal of collecting 1,500 turkeys and…

Opponents of UC Tuition Hike Take Over Building In Protest

Opponents of UC Tuition Hike Take Over Building In Protest

10:31 PM: A group of students and activists has taken over Wheeler Hall at the University of California at Berkeley this evening following a vote…

SFFD Pulls Two People Out of the Bay

SFFD Pulls Two People Out of the Bay

The San Francisco Fire Department pulled two people from the San Francisco Bay today, according to a spokeswoman. A department representative said firefighters first responded…

Rain Expected to Fall Intermittently in Bay Area Through Saturday

Rain Expected to Fall Intermittently in Bay Area Through Saturday

Light amounts of rain are expected to fall intermittently throughout the Bay Area from today through Saturday, a National Weather Service forecaster said. The rain…

Restaurant Workers Receive $4.1M in Dim Sum Restaurant Settlement

Restaurant Workers Receive $4.1M in Dim Sum Restaurant Settlement

Employees at a San Francisco dim sum restaurant won big in a $4 million settlement on behalf of workers who had been denied the city’s…

SFPD Seeking Woman Who Stole Diamond Ring From Union Square Store

SFPD Seeking Woman Who Stole Diamond Ring From Union Square Store

San Francisco police are seeking a woman who stole a diamond ring from a store near Union Square on Tuesday evening, a police spokeswoman said…

SFPD Investigating Three Car Fires Near Noe Valley

SFPD Investigating Three Car Fires Near Noe Valley

San Francisco police are investigating three car fires that were ignited near the Noe Valley neighborhood this morning, officials said. Officers responded to reports of…

Lawn Bowling Club Celebrates Reopening of Historic Green

Lawn Bowling Club Celebrates Reopening of Historic Green

The San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department and the city’s lawn bowling club reopened its lawn bowling green Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the oldest…

Two New Penguin Hatchlings at Cal Academy Prep for Fish School

Two New Penguin Hatchlings at Cal Academy Prep for Fish School

Two penguin hatchlings will be starting “fish school” soon in preparation for joining the African penguin exhibit at the California Academy of Sciences in San…

Valuable Guitars Stolen from Conservatory of Music

Valuable Guitars Stolen from Conservatory of Music

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music announced today the theft of two guitars each worth thousands of dollars stolen from the school’s fifth floor. Stolen…

Appeals Court Blocks Law That Would Require Sex Offenders to Report Online Names and ISPs

Appeals Court Blocks Law That Would Require Sex Offenders to Report Online Names and ISPs

A federal appeals court in San Francisco today blocked enforcement of a state law that would require registered sex offenders in California to notify police…

Supervisor Katy Tang Elected as Interim Board of Supes President

Supervisor Katy Tang Elected as Interim Board of Supes President

San Francisco Supervisor Katy Tang was elected to the position of interim president of the Board of Supervisors this evening. Tang will assume the role…

Former Officer Who Pleaded Guilty Describes Alleged Thefts by Two Colleagues Now on Trial

Former Officer Who Pleaded Guilty Describes Alleged Thefts by Two Colleagues Now on Trial

A former San Francisco police officer told a federal jury today of several incidents in 2009 in which he alleged two other officers joined him…

Man Critically Injured in Hayes Valley Stabbing Dies at Hospital

Man Critically Injured in Hayes Valley Stabbing Dies at Hospital

A man who was critically injured in a stabbing in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley neighborhood last week has succumbed to his injuries, according to the…

Cab Drivers Clog Up SFO Traffic To Protest Agreement Allowing Uber, Lyft, Sidecar To Work There Too

Cab Drivers Clog Up SFO Traffic To Protest Agreement Allowing Uber, Lyft, Sidecar To Work There Too

Angry over the recent decision to allow transportation network companies like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar to operate at San Francisco International Airport, a taxi driver’s…

Want To Knock Your Nonviolent Felony Down To A Misdemeanor? SF’s Public Defender Has A Hotline For That

Want To Knock Your Nonviolent Felony Down To A Misdemeanor? SF’s Public Defender Has A Hotline For That

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi today announced an information line available to clients who may be eligible for free help to have their nonviolent…

Construction Crew Ruptures Gas Line Near Alamo Square

PG&E stopped a gas leak near San Francisco’s Alamo Square this morning, according to the fire department. The gas leak was reported at 10:31 a.m….

Over 200 Pot Plants Found During Fire At Hyde And Sutter

Over 200 Pot Plants Found During Fire At Hyde And Sutter

Firefighters responding to a one-alarm fire in downtown San Francisco early Sunday morning discovered more than 200 marijuana plants being cultivated inside the building, police…

Frida The Chihuahua Is San Francisco’s “Mayor” Today

Frida The Chihuahua Is San Francisco’s “Mayor” Today

Frida was decreed “Mayor for a Day” at the Friends of Animal Care and Control’s 25th anniversary gala on Sept. 20 in a bidding war…

Suspects Arrested After Robbing Couple in Bayview

Suspects Arrested After Robbing Couple in Bayview

Officers arrested a man suspected of robbing a couple in San Francisco’s Bayview District Friday afternoon, police said. The two victims, aged 57 and 67,…

Residents in Bayview Home Uninjured by Bullet Fired into Bedroom

Residents in Bayview Home Uninjured by Bullet Fired into Bedroom

Police are investigating gunshots that were fired into the bedroom of a home in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Saturday night. At about 8:40 p.m.,…

Downtown Pharmacy Robbed of Prescription Medications

Downtown Pharmacy Robbed of Prescription Medications

A male suspect robbed a CVS Pharmacy of prescription medication in downtown San Francisco Friday night, according to police. The robbery was reported at the…

Man Stabbed Multiple Times by Man Who Catcalled his Girlfriend

Man Stabbed Multiple Times by Man Who Catcalled his Girlfriend

A man suffered life-threatening injuries in a stabbing after the suspect catcalled his girlfriend in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood early Saturday morning, police said. Officers…

Bicyclist Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Tenderloin

Bicyclist Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Tenderloin

A person who struck a pole while riding a bike suffered life-threatening injuries Saturday in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, a fire spokeswoman said today. At…

Former Police Officer Testifies that Two Officers on Trial Joined Him in Thefts

Former Police Officer Testifies that Two Officers on Trial Joined Him in Thefts

A former San Francisco police officer told a federal jury today that he stole money, property and drugs during searches and arrests and said he…

CA National Guard Linguists to Deploy to West Africa in Fight Against Ebola

CA National Guard Linguists to Deploy to West Africa in Fight Against Ebola

Members of a San Francisco-based California National Guard battalion are deploying to West Africa in spring 2015 to support the ongoing global fight against Ebola,…

Man Fatally Stabbed in Tenderloin Identified, Five Suspects at Large

Man Fatally Stabbed in Tenderloin Identified, Five Suspects at Large

A 25-year-old man who was fatally stabbed in San Francisco’s Tenderloin District on Saturday night has been identified, while the five suspects wanted in connection…

39-Year-Old SF Man Identified As Victim Of Fatal Shooting

39-Year-Old SF Man Identified As Victim Of Fatal Shooting

A 39-year-old man who was shot and killed in San Francisco’s Excelsior District early Saturday morning has been identified, according to the medical examiner’s office….

Man Fatally Shot in Excelsior District Identified

Man Fatally Shot in Excelsior District Identified

A 39-year-old man who was shot and killed in San Francisco’s Excelsior District early Saturday morning has been identified, according to the medical examiner’s office….

Stabbing Victim Found Lying on Downtown Sidewalk Dies at Hospital

Stabbing Victim Found Lying on Downtown Sidewalk Dies at Hospital

A stabbing victim found lying tonight on a sidewalk at O’Farrell and Larkin streets in downtown San Francisco was pronounced dead minutes later at a…

Pedestrian Struck, Suffers Life Threatening Injuries in Potrero Hill

Pedestrian Struck, Suffers Life Threatening Injuries in Potrero Hill

A female pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries this evening after a pickup truck struck her at an intersection in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill area just west…

Man Killed in Excelsior Shooting

Man Killed in Excelsior Shooting

A man was shot and killed in San Francisco’s Excelsior District early this morning, a police spokesman said. Officers responded to a report of shots…

SFPD Warns of Scams Targeting Chinese Community

SFPD Warns of Scams Targeting Chinese Community

San Francisco police are warning the Chinese community about a series of ongoing scams targeting older Chinese victims, police said Friday. Police said they have…