BART Resumes Normal Service After Morning Of Delays

BART service between Concord and Pittsburg/Bay Point is running on time this morning following delays caused by an equipment problem on the tracks, officials said….

SF Hangs Out In The Streets For Park(ing) Day
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SF Hangs Out In The Streets For Park(ing) Day

Metered parking spaces around San Francisco, and in cities around the world, were temporarily transformed into public parks and art installations today in observance of…

Two Injured When Muni Bus Collides With Pedestrian
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Two Injured When Muni Bus Collides With Pedestrian

The F-Market line is resuming regular service in both directions after a collision at Market and 7th streets involving a pedestrian and a 71 Haight/Noriega…

Shrimp Boy: Mayor Lee “did something illegal and wants to hide it”
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Shrimp Boy: Mayor Lee “did something illegal and wants to hide it”

A lawsuit filed Thursday against San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee by Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow and Alfred Scolari claims that Lee failed to disclose documents…

Mayor Signs $648 Million Contract For New Muni Metro Vehicles
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Mayor Signs $648 Million Contract For New Muni Metro Vehicles

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed a contract today that will begin the manufacturing of a new fleet of Muni light rail vehicles, with the…

SF ACC Rescues Eight Abandoned And Neglected Dogs From Outer Mission Home
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SF ACC Rescues Eight Abandoned And Neglected Dogs From Outer Mission Home

San Francisco Animal Care & Control rescued eight abandoned dogs in a state of serious neglect from an Outer Mission home on Wednesday. The two…

Politicians Call Shenanigans On CPUC’s Cosy Relationship With PG&E
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Politicians Call Shenanigans On CPUC’s Cosy Relationship With PG&E

San Mateo County politicians blasted the California Public Utilities Commission this morning as they called upon Attorney General Kamala Harris to open an investigation into…

Hundreds Line Up Outside Downtown Apple Store To Buy Telephone
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Hundreds Line Up Outside Downtown Apple Store To Buy Telephone

Hundreds of people are lining up this morning at the Apple store on Stockton Street in San Francisco for a chance to buy Apple’s new…

Two Arrested For Fatal Bayview Shooting
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Two Arrested For Fatal Bayview Shooting

Two suspects have been arrested in a shooting that killed one man and injured another in San Francisco’s Bayview District earlier this month, police said….

Stolen Vehicle Hits Three Cars After Running Through Stop Sign
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Stolen Vehicle Hits Three Cars After Running Through Stop Sign

The alleged driver of a stolen vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign and struck another vehicle and two parked vehicles in San Francisco’s…

Several Judges on Appeals Court Panel Dubious of Bonds Obstruction Conviction
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Several Judges on Appeals Court Panel Dubious of Bonds Obstruction Conviction

Several members of an 11-judge federal appeals court panel appeared dubious of home-run champion Barry Bonds’ obstruction-of-justice conviction during a hearing in San Francisco today….

New Cruise Ship Terminal Opens at Pier 27
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New Cruise Ship Terminal Opens at Pier 27

The grand opening of the James R. Herman Cruise Terminal at Pier 27 in San Francisco next week is expected to attract more tourists and…

Supes Hold Hearing on Public Access to HIV Preventative Drug
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Supes Hold Hearing on Public Access to HIV Preventative Drug

Medical professionals and supporters of free access to preventative HIV/AIDS drugs expressed their desire at a San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee hearing today to…

Woman Found Unconscious, Robbed in Mission District
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Woman Found Unconscious, Robbed in Mission District

A woman was found robbed and unconscious in San Francisco’s Mission District early Wednesday morning, a police spokesman said today. A security guard called 911…

Man Injured in Bayview Shooting
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Man Injured in Bayview Shooting

San Francisco police are investigating a shooting in the Bayview District tonight that injured one person. Police said they were called to the 1200 block…

Vehicle Crashes into Potrero Hill Yellow Cab Lot
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Vehicle Crashes into Potrero Hill Yellow Cab Lot

A car went over an embankment and crashed into a Yellow Cab parking lot this evening in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood, according to police….

Facebook Offers “Hollow Gesture” of Restoring Select Drag Queens’, Others’ Accounts For Two Weeks
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Facebook Offers “Hollow Gesture” of Restoring Select Drag Queens’, Others’ Accounts For Two Weeks

Facebook officials today said they would restore the profiles of San Francisco drag queens and others that had recently been suspended or removed under it’s…

New Insurance Standards Signed Into Law for Uber, Lyft
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New Insurance Standards Signed Into Law for Uber, Lyft

Legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown today will set new insurance standards for transportation networking companies like Uber and Lyft based on a compromise reached…

Supe Breed Calls for Ballot Measure to Ensure Faster Ambulance Response Times
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Supe Breed Calls for Ballot Measure to Ensure Faster Ambulance Response Times

Lagging ambulance response times in San Francisco led Supervisor London Breed on Tuesday to introduce a request for a ballot measure requiring the fire department…

SFPD Seek NOPA Shooting Suspect
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SFPD Seek NOPA Shooting Suspect

San Francisco police today released a suspect sketch of a driver who shot a pedestrian multiple times following an altercation in the city’s North of…

City Allocates $2.1M to Provide Legal Aid for Migrant Children, Families
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City Allocates $2.1M to Provide Legal Aid for Migrant Children, Families

About a dozen children attended the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting this afternoon thanking the supervisors for passing an ordinance today devoting more than…

Claim Filed Against City Following Alleged Police Brutality at Native American Heritiage Night Giants Game
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Claim Filed Against City Following Alleged Police Brutality at Native American Heritiage Night Giants Game

Two Native Americans removed from San Francisco’s AT&T Park during a Native American Heritage Night at a Giants game in June are filing a claim…

Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuation Of Lowell High School
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Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuation Of Lowell High School

4:47 PM: Students and staff were allowed back into Lowell High School in San Francisco this afternoon after police searched for a reported bomb, police…

Law Requiring Cars to Give Cyclists Three Foot Buffer Takes Effect
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Law Requiring Cars to Give Cyclists Three Foot Buffer Takes Effect

While cars passing bicyclists always had to give them a safe distance, California has now defined that distance as three feet. A law requiring drivers…

Facebook Agrees to Meet with Drag Queens to Discuss Profile Name Policy
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Facebook Agrees to Meet with Drag Queens to Discuss Profile Name Policy

Facebook officials have agreed to meet with local drag queens at San Francisco City Hall to discuss the social media website’s policy of people using…

Closing Arguments Begin in South SF Triple Murder Racketeering Case
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Closing Arguments Begin in South SF Triple Murder Racketeering Case

A two-and-a-half month racketeering trial in which two alleged gang members are accused of a triple murder in South San Francisco in 2010 began winding…

PG&E Officials, CPUC President’s Chief of Staff Removed Over Inappropriate Emails
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PG&E Officials, CPUC President’s Chief of Staff Removed Over Inappropriate Emails

Inappropriate email exchanges regarding regulatory proceedings led to the ouster of high-ranking PG&E and California Public Utilities Commission employees today. CPUC President Michael Peevey’s chief…

Driver Who Slammed Into Comstock Saloon Arrested On Outstanding Drug Warrant
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Driver Who Slammed Into Comstock Saloon Arrested On Outstanding Drug Warrant

A man who crashed a vehicle into a bar in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood this afternoon was arrested on an outstanding $250,000 warrant from…

Pedestrian Mysteriously Injured in Richmond District
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Pedestrian Mysteriously Injured in Richmond District

A pedestrian was injured in San Francisco’s Richmond District this afternoon and investigators are trying to determine whether he was struck by a car or…

Victim Shot During Mission Terrace Robbery
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Victim Shot During Mission Terrace Robbery

A shooting occurred during a robbery in San Francisco’s Mission Terrace neighborhood this morning, a police spokesman said. The shooting was reported around 7:45 a.m….

Child Injured in Collision with Taxi Near SF Caltrain Station
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Child Injured in Collision with Taxi Near SF Caltrain Station

An 11-year-old child was injured in a collision with a taxi near Caltrain’s 22nd Street station in San Francisco this afternoon, a police spokesman said….

Motorcyclist Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Dogpatch Crash
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Motorcyclist Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Dogpatch Crash

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood this afternoon, a police spokesman said. Officers responded to a report of…

Police Take Barricaded Inner Richmond Suspect into Custody
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Police Take Barricaded Inner Richmond Suspect into Custody

San Francisco police responded to a barricaded subject in the city’s Inner Richmond neighborhood this evening, a police spokesman said. Officers responded to the incident…

Traffic Snarled After Tour Bus Dumps Fuel In Union Square
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Traffic Snarled After Tour Bus Dumps Fuel In Union Square

Hazardous materials crews are mopping up fuel spilled from a tour bus in San Francisco’s Union Square this afternoon, fire officials said. The fuel spill…

SFPD Lateral Class Graduation Adds 10 Officers to the Force
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SFPD Lateral Class Graduation Adds 10 Officers to the Force

Ten officers have been added to the San Francisco Police Department after Friday’s graduation ceremony for the 242nd lateral class, police said. The officers together…

Autopsy Report Finds Police Struck Alex Nieto With at Least 10 Bullets
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Autopsy Report Finds Police Struck Alex Nieto With at Least 10 Bullets

The San Francisco medical examiner’s office released a full autopsy report today for 28-year-old Alejandro “Alex” Nieto that confirmed he was struck by at least…

Supe Campos Calls for Facebook, Drag Queens to Meet Over Profile Name Crackdown
Bay Area

Supe Campos Calls for Facebook, Drag Queens to Meet Over Profile Name Crackdown

San Francisco Supervisor David Campos is calling on Facebook officials to meet with local drag queens to discuss the social media website’s recent crackdown on…

Gov. Jerry Brown Celebrates 20 Years of Americorps Volunteers
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Gov. Jerry Brown Celebrates 20 Years of Americorps Volunteers

California Governor Jerry Brown celebrated two decades of the AmeriCorps national service program with volunteers at the Presidio in San Francisco this morning while President…

Suspect in Potrero Hill Homicide Already Detained for Unrelated Crime
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Suspect in Potrero Hill Homicide Already Detained for Unrelated Crime

A 26-year-old man already in jail has been arrested in connection with a homicide in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood last month, police announced today….

Australian Man Falls 15 Seconds Short of Beating Swim Record from SF to Alcatraz
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Australian Man Falls 15 Seconds Short of Beating Swim Record from SF to Alcatraz

An Australian man fell 15 seconds short of breaking the record currently held by a Tiburon resident of swimming back and forth from San Francisco…