Coast Guard Rescues Man From Sinking Boat Near Treasure Island
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Coast Guard Rescues Man From Sinking Boat Near Treasure Island

The Coast Guard rescued a man Monday evening from a sinking sailing boat near Treasure Island. At 6:29 p.m., the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco…

Woman Suffers Major Injuries After Being Struck by Vehicle
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Woman Suffers Major Injuries After Being Struck by Vehicle

Drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor in a collision that left a female pedestrian with serious injuries in San Francisco’s Potrero…

Officer Shoots Dog That Charged at Police
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Officer Shoots Dog That Charged at Police

An officer shot a dog Monday evening when the dog began charging at two officers near the United Nations Plaza. Around 6:44 p.m., officers in…

Bayview Shooting Victim Drives Himself to Hospital, Uncooperative with Investigators
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Bayview Shooting Victim Drives Himself to Hospital, Uncooperative with Investigators

A man who was shot in the back early Sunday morning in San Francisco’s Bayview District is refusing to cooperate with the police investigation, police…

Appeals Court Dismisses Challenge to State Shark Fin Ban
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Appeals Court Dismisses Challenge to State Shark Fin Ban

A federal appeals court in San Francisco for a second time today rejected a challenge by two Asian-American groups to a California law that bans…

BART Station Agent Stabbed Outside Powell Station, Suspect Arrested
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BART Station Agent Stabbed Outside Powell Station, Suspect Arrested

A BART station agent was stabbed in the abdomen on Friday afternoon outside the Powell Street BART Station in San Francisco, according to BART officials….

Bicyclist Suffers Serious Injuries, Crashes Into Car in Dolores Heights
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Bicyclist Suffers Serious Injuries, Crashes Into Car in Dolores Heights

A bicyclist suffered serious injuries when he struck a car in San Francisco’s Dolores Heights neighborhood on Sunday evening, police said today. At about 7…

Search Continues for Missing SF Teacher
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Search Continues for Missing SF Teacher

The search for a San Francisco teacher who went missing 10 days ago while dirt bike riding in El Dorado County is still underway with…

UCSF Says Support of Warriors Arena Dependent on Traffic Access
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UCSF Says Support of Warriors Arena Dependent on Traffic Access

University of California at San Francisco supports the construction of an 18,000-seat multi-use arena for the Golden State Warriors as long as there is secure…

Pedestrian Struck by Car, Injured in Potrero Hill
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Pedestrian Struck by Car, Injured in Potrero Hill

A pedestrian was hit by a car and seriously injured in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood this morning, a fire department spokeswoman said. The pedestrian…

Pedestrian Struck by Muni Bus in Mission District
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Pedestrian Struck by Muni Bus in Mission District

A San Francisco Municipal Railway bus struck a pedestrian in the city’s Mission District on Friday morning, according to police. At about 7:15 a.m. Friday,…

Woman Fatally Shot in Silver Terrace Home Early Saturday
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Woman Fatally Shot in Silver Terrace Home Early Saturday

A 43-year-old woman was fatally shot in San Francisco’s Silver Terrace neighborhood early Saturday morning, a police spokesman said. The shooting was reported at 5:35…

SFFD Responding to Suspicious Item at Church Street Muni Station
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SFFD Responding to Suspicious Item at Church Street Muni Station

The San Francisco Fire Department has responded this evening to a suspicious item found at the Church Street Muni station, fire officials said. Firefighters responded…

Berkeley Woman Wins Marathon for Third Consecutive Time
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Berkeley Woman Wins Marathon for Third Consecutive Time

A Berkeley woman today won the women’s division of The San Francisco Marathon for the third consecutive time, race officials said. The race started at…

SFPD Responding To Officer Involved Shooting Near Airport
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SFPD Responding To Officer Involved Shooting Near Airport

The San Francisco Police Department says they’re responding to an officer involved shooting near San Francisco International Airport this morning. Further details were not immediately…

Muni Reroutes Expected Today Due To San Francisco Marathon
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Muni Reroutes Expected Today Due To San Francisco Marathon

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency this morning is reminding Muni riders there are several reroutes scheduled throughout the day due to the running of…

Wrong-Way Driver Tased And Arrested After High-Speed Crash
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Wrong-Way Driver Tased And Arrested After High-Speed Crash

A wrong-way driver was arrested in Millbrae early this morning after crashing his car while exiting U.S. Highway 101 at a high rate of speed…

Marathon Expected To Challenge Runners, Block Traffic Sunday
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Marathon Expected To Challenge Runners, Block Traffic Sunday

Starting at midnight, some of the San Francisco Marathon’s most extreme runners will begin the 52.4-mile Ultramarathon. Runners not challenged enough by the traditional 26.2…

Suspect Steals Nob Hill Resident’s Mobility Scooter
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Suspect Steals Nob Hill Resident’s Mobility Scooter

San Francisco police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who stole a woman’s mobility scooter in the city’s Nob Hill neighborhood…

SF and LA Assemblymen to Swap Districts for Three Days
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SF and LA Assemblymen to Swap Districts for Three Days

Assemblyman David Chiu, D-San Francisco, and Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez, D-Los Angeles, are swapping places for three days next week during the legislature’s summer recess. No,…

Men Arrested With Guns, Suspected Narcotics Following Shooting, Collision
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Men Arrested With Guns, Suspected Narcotics Following Shooting, Collision

Two men allegedly involved in a shooting and a hit-and-run collision in San Francisco’s Mission District on Wednesday evening were arrested while in possession of…

Yerba Buena Island Residents Fight Against Evictions Prompted by Development
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Yerba Buena Island Residents Fight Against Evictions Prompted by Development

Residents of Yerba Buena Island faced with eviction by the city of San Francisco to make room for new development are refusing to leave without…

Explosive Device Found in Industrial Bayview Yard Deemed Inert
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Explosive Device Found in Industrial Bayview Yard Deemed Inert

An explosive device found in a yard in an industrial yard in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Wednesday morning was determined to be inert, police…

Jewelry Boxes Stolen by Man Posing as Utility Worker
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Jewelry Boxes Stolen by Man Posing as Utility Worker

Two jewelry boxes were stolen from a 77-year-old woman after she let a man posing as a utility worker into her home in San Francisco’s…

City Officials Celebrate Completion of Lake Merritt Shoreline Project
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City Officials Celebrate Completion of Lake Merritt Shoreline Project

Oakland city officials on Wednesday celebrated the completion of improvements near the Lake Merritt boathouse. The project included replacing the platform between the boathouse and…

Supes to Offer Expanded Translation Services at Board Meetings
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Supes to Offer Expanded Translation Services at Board Meetings

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will offer translation services in Spanish, Tagalog and Chinese at meetings starting this fall as part of a pilot…

Convicted Absolutely New Inc CFO Indicted on Fraud and Contempt Charges
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Convicted Absolutely New Inc CFO Indicted on Fraud and Contempt Charges

A former chief financial officer who admitted stealing more than $2 million from his employer has been indicted by a federal grand jury in San…

New Website Launched for Reporting Pollution Concerns in Bayview
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New Website Launched for Reporting Pollution Concerns in Bayview

A new task force and web site launched today will help Bayview-Hunters Point residents report concerns about pollution directly to state and local agencies, according…

Supervisors Signal Support of New Jail Despite Outcry of Criticism
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Supervisors Signal Support of New Jail Despite Outcry of Criticism

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors rejected an appeal to have a new jail project undergo an environmental impact review and voted in favor of…

Woman Stuck in BART Station Escalator Not Seriously Injured
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Woman Stuck in BART Station Escalator Not Seriously Injured

A woman who got her arm stuck in a San Francisco BART station escalator this afternoon was taken to a hospital but was not seriously…

Bart Rider Gets Arm Stuck in Station Escalator
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Bart Rider Gets Arm Stuck in Station Escalator

A BART passenger got her arm stuck in a station escalator this afternoon, a fire spokeswoman said. Several callers reported the stuck rider at the…

Bicycle Coalition Says Anticipated SFPD Crackdown on Cyclists Won’t Save Lives
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Bicycle Coalition Says Anticipated SFPD Crackdown on Cyclists Won’t Save Lives

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is pushing back against an anticipated crackdown on bicyclists who flout the rules of the road from the San Francisco…

Report Calls for Legalized Marijuana to be Heavily Regulated
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Report Calls for Legalized Marijuana to be Heavily Regulated

A blue-ribbon panel chaired by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom today released a policy report recommending that any move to legalize marijuana in California should emphasize…

Driver Cited for Misdemeanor Vehicular Manslaughter in Pedestrian Death
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Driver Cited for Misdemeanor Vehicular Manslaughter in Pedestrian Death

A truck driver who was cited for misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter and for failing to yield to a pedestrian after he fatally struck a woman in…

UC System Sets Minimum Wage for All Employees at $15 Per Hour
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UC System Sets Minimum Wage for All Employees at $15 Per Hour

The University of California today announced that it will raise the minimum wage for all workers systemwide to $15 an hour over the next three…

Weeklong Festival Showing Off the Best of Mexico Begins
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Weeklong Festival Showing Off the Best of Mexico Begins

The grand opening of a festival to show off the best of Mexico’s arts, culture and ideas is planned tonight in San Francisco, according to…

Supervisor Farrell Dismisses Sheriff Mirkarimi’s Request for Sanctuary Policy Discussion

San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell railed against San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s leadership at the sheriff’s department in the lead up to a July 1…

SFPD Quickly Arrest Suspect After Downtown Bank Robbery
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SFPD Quickly Arrest Suspect After Downtown Bank Robbery

Police arrested a suspect who allegedly fled a downtown San Francisco bank robbery this morning. The man walked into the Citibank at 245 Market St….

Barry Bonds Thankful and Relieved as Case Ends
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Barry Bonds Thankful and Relieved as Case Ends

The legal saga of former San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds, accused eight years ago of perjury and obstruction in a steroids investigation, came to…

Muni Subway Service to Shut Down Early Through End of Year for Communications Upgrade Project
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Muni Subway Service to Shut Down Early Through End of Year for Communications Upgrade Project

Downtown subway service on all light-rail lines will shut down early every night from Friday July 31 until January 2016 to allow for upgrades to…