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Wade was book into San Francisco County Jail on charges of attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, child endangerment, reckless evading, resisting arrest, giving false information to a Peace Officer, and felony driving under the influence causing bodily injury, according to police. The two adult ...
On most weekday afternoons, the lines for the Vallejo and Oakland ferries snake back from the docks to the front of the San Francisco Ferry Building, and sometimes passengers have to be left behind. And at the Larkspur terminal of the Golden Gate ferries, a 2,000-car parking lot is now simply not big ...

“This is not a crisis that a transit agency can solve alone,” said Nick Josefowitz, one of San Francisco's three BART directors. “We need the Public Health Department, the Police Department, the sheriff, the social service agencies.” What's frustrating, Trost said, “is that we can make it look beautiful and clean, ...
San Francisco, Seattle and San Jose are the best places in the nation to be a real-estate agent, according to a survey of data from Wallethub.com. Analysts compared more than 170 U.S. cities across 18 key indicators of a healthy housing market, ranging from sales per agent to annual median wage for ...
Larry Harvey, whose whimsical decision to erect a giant wooden figure and then burn it to the ground led to the popular, long-running counterculture celebration known as "Burning Man," has died. He was 70. Harvey died Saturday morning at a hospital in San Francisco, surrounded by family, Burning Man ...
In a city of elegant residences, San Francisco's Archbishop's Mansion stands out. The building, erected in 1904 on a corner facing Alamo Square, is both stately and opulent. It survived the 1906 earthquake and fire, was home to several archbishops, hosted Pope Pius XII, and served as a convent, ...

Authorities have sent out an alert late Friday afternoon in San Francisco to avoid the area of Golden Gate Avenue and Larkin Street while they investigate a suspicious package. The incident is reported just east of Van Ness Avenue and San Francisco City Hall.
PITTSBURG (CBS SF) — Contra Costa County Supervisor Federal Glover is calling for an investigation of allegations that radioactive materials from San Francisco might have been deposited at Keller Canyon Landfill. Pasadena-based Tetra Tech EC Inc. is alleged to have falsified data in the cleanup of ...
“San Francisco gasped — and called it art,” Lesser writes. “The slim, powdered legs were breathtaking, the figure divine, and the head more beautiful than Venus herself. The first-night audience of miners, traders, gamblers, society, Bohemians (on passes) and critics applauded until their hands were sore.
With Friday afternoon fast approach, San Franciscans can't wait to get out of the office, out of the house, and into the streets for what's forecast to be a sunny weekend. But be warned that into every life a little rain must fall no matter what, in this case in the form of planned street closures and Muni reroutes, ...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A hypothetical magnitude 7 earthquake on the San Francisco Bay region's notorious Hayward fault could kill hundreds, injure thousands and cause $82 billion in property damage and business losses, according to a scenario created by a coalition of experts to help residents and ...
SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – With as many as 15,000 people expected to visit Golden Gate Park on Friday to celebrate the first 4/20 since marijuana became legal in California, city officials are planning on how to deal with the massive crowds. The fact that recreational pot is now legal in the state is not ...
Cinco de Mayo is fast approaching and San Francisco is set to host a number of fun-filled events all around the city. This year celebrations might be bigger than ever as this important day in the history of Mexico will be held on a Saturday, which often means far more visitors into the City than on a regular ...
SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – While everyone agrees there's a housing crisis in the Bay Area, not everyone wants to deal with having more neighbors. A perfect example can be found at the corner of Divisadero and Oak Streets in San Francisco. Meet Jon L. Jacobi and Phillip Kobernick; two neighbors who ...
In January, Shake Shack CEO Randy Garutti told The Chronicle that the Marina district was a good possibility for a San Francisco location because of its reputation as a “community gathering space.” The neighborhood also tends to be slightly more friendly toward chains than, say, the Mission or the Haight.
San Francisco's building boom sparks seismic concern. 12 Hours Ago. CNBC's Aditi Roy looks at the building boom in San Francisco and whether all these new buildings are sound enough to withstand an earthquake. Watch CNBC Live TV ...
California has a seismic dilemma. A severe housing shortage is forcing the state to build densely and vertically. But building this way increases seismic risks. The proliferation of high-rises in San Francisco add to the complexity of the city's earthquake preparedness. An article I wrote this week discussed the ...

The San Francisco Planning Department released the city's 2017 Housing Inventory this week, reporting how many new homes SF managed to produce last year as the housing crisis intensified. Whether or not the news is good depends on your expectations: On the one hand, 2017 represented a decline ...
The motorized scooters that have appeared in San Francisco over the last few weeks will need a permit to be parked on a sidewalk, under a law the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Tuesday. The ordinance by Supervisor Aaron Peskin allows the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency ...
Our pals at Eventbrite clued us into five events that are totally trending, from a colorful Holi celebration to a free movie screening. If you're looking to get out and about in the city this Thursday through Sunday, here's where you should go.
Electric push scooters have recently hit the streets of San Francisco. Over the last couple of weeks, LimeBike deployed some scooters in conjunction with local festivities in the city. And just yesterday, Bird launched its scooters in San Francisco. Spin has also deployed some scooters in the city. As it stands ...
Officials say a driver struck five people with his car and fled after a fight in a waterfront area of San Francisco, killing one and leaving three others with ... say a driver got into an altercation with several people and struck them with his vehicle before fleeing in San Francisco, Wednesday, March 28, 2018.
SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — Holding a bag full of troubled loans driven by a taxi industry on the skids, the San Francisco Federal Credit Union is suing the city of San Francisco for $28,000,000. “These are damages the credit union has suffered, and that number could go up,” says Jonathan Joseph, ...
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Dealing out mind-altering sounds for over two decades, Japanese experimental rock outfit Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting U.F.O. brings its other worldly live show to the Chapel in San Francisco Sunday night. Guitarist Makoto Kawabata's career dates back to his early ...
A 41-year-old man charged with killing his estranged wife stabbed her with a “survival-looking knife” multiple times in the kitchen of a San Francisco church before turning the blade on himself, prosecutors said Wednesday. The alleged details of Sunday's killing of Jieyun Zhou were laid out in court papers ...
Thousands of those are in San Francisco. While electric vehicle use is propelling The City and state into a more sustainable future, electric commercial harbor crafts, like ferries and tour boats, seem stalled. Instead, vessel operators focus on filtering systems and cleaner fuels, such as low-sulfur diesel and ...
The Roxie Theater is going to the dogs this month, as Mashable reports the San Francisco establishment will open its doors to our beloved canines for a screening of Wes Anderson's Isle Of Dogs. In a statement, the Roxie declared that “dogs are invited and will be in attendance” at a March 19 showing of ...
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Officers negotiated with a man who fired gunshots outside a home Tuesday night in San Francisco's Ingleside neighborhood and eventually convinced him to surrender. Around 8:50 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of Miramar Avenue where they learned a man was ...
Most things in San Francisco aren't cheap, but luckily for you, happy hour is one of the exceptions. Yelp created a list of the best happy hours available at bars and restaurants around San Francisco, and the spots offer a wide range of cheap(er) eats and libations. The cheapest food option are the $1 oysters ...
An armed robbery suspect shot and killed by San Francisco police Tuesday night in the city's Mission District was identified as a 19-year-old man who worked and lived in the neighborhood where he died, officials said. Jesus Delgado-Duarte, 19, was killed by a hail of bullets during a standoff with police as ...
New research shows that the San Francisco Bay Area is sinking at a rate of up to 10 millimeters per year in certain areas. Coupled with sea level rise, the research shows that much more of the area is vulnerable to flooding by the end of the century. Beyond drastically reducing emissions, researchers say there's not much ...
Health Officials Issue Toxin Warning About Locally Harvested ShellfishOfficials with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning on Wednesday advising consumers against eating mussels, clams or whole scallops sport harvested by from San Francisco and San Mateo counties due ...
The bronze statue that shows a partially clothed Native American man at the feet of two men -- a cowboy and a Catholic missionary -- will be plucked from its prominent location in San Francisco in a process that begins in coming weeks. To its critics, the bronze statue called "Early Days" is an offensive and ...
Now here's an update about the state of San Francisco neighborhoods that might turn heads: “Lower Nob Hill evokes both the elegance of Nob Hill and the hipness of the Tenderloin.” Most Tenderloin residents probably dread the day that the neighborhood becomes “hip” for fear they'll never again be able ...
A shelter-in-place warning lasted overnight in San Francisco, as police negotiated with a man who allegedly fired shots on the 200 block of Miramar Avenue. At 9:59 p.m. Tuesday, San Francisco police issued a shelter-in-place warning. A man had reportedly fired shots outside of a home before going ...
It's true that once again San Francisco had the highest “outflow” of any metro area in Redfin's report. That means that in all, the number of SF residents who used Redfin to search for homes in other metro areas beat the number of people in other cities shopping for SF homes by 15,489. That's nearly 3,000 ...
SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco police confirm they'll have officers on Monday after a man made verbal threats to Rooftop Elementary School and district offices. According to a San Francisco Unified School District spokesperson, a person described as a "community member" made verbal threats to the ...
San Francisco's largest community picnic, the PresidioPicnic, returns for its much-anticipated sixth season beginning Sunday, March 18, and runs every Sunday through October 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This free group hang takes place on the Main Parade Ground lawn. Come and grab lunch from the city's ...
Long Lost Footage Of 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Discovered On Film A can of old film sold out of the trunk of a car turned out to contain long lost footage. The film shows some of the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. NPR logo ...
More residents are leaving San Francisco than any other city in the country, according to data from real estate website Redfin. A growing number of those considering the move are Silicon Valley investors, The New York Times reports. The migration has become so intense that it's creating a shortage of U-Haul vans in the ...
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A key backer of San Francisco granting noncitizens the right to cast ballots in school elections now wants the city to spend as much as $500,000 a year to warn undocumented residents that registering to vote could point the feds their way.
Caltrain halted service both in and out of San Francisco on Monday morning after a person was fatally struck while crossing the tracks, authorities said. The incident was reported about 7:50 a.m. just south of the 22nd Street station in San Francisco, said Tasha Bartholomew, a spokeswoman for the transit ...
San Francisco residents are continually finding new ways to deal with an affordable housing shortage. Starcity is a coliving startup that offers housing to middle-class earners who make less than $90,000 a year. Members pay between $1,400 and $2,400 a month for a fully-furnished bedroom and a shared bathroom.
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON)–San Francisco teachers held a mob Saturday afternoon in honor of Working People's Day of Action. They were celebrating the contributions of educators and workers around the world. The flash mob started around noon at Harry Bridges Plaza, located in front of the Ferry ...
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON)–It's the Year of the Dog and revelers took to the streets of San Francisco to celebrate Saturday. The Chinese New Year Parade is a tradition that dates back to the 1860s and means a great deal to the Chinese community allowing them to pay respect to their heritage and ...
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- A team of officers seized 470 bindles of heroin along with other drugs in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood Saturday and arrested a suspect in the case, police said. The officers seized heroin, meth and cocaine in an operation in the vicinity of Eighth and Mission streets, ...
Last night's Chinese New Year Parade held in San Francisco is considered one of the largest Chinese New Year celebrations outside of China. The parade has taken place since the 1860s and attracts millions of spectators in person and on TV. Based on the lunar calendar, the 2018 Chinese New Year ...
It recommends San Francisco's community broadband require net neutrality and privacy protections. Any ISP looking to use the city's infrastructure would have to adhere to certain standards. The model of community broadband that EFF favors is sometimes called “dark fiber” or “open access.” In this model ...
Dozens of rope swings have been installed all over San Francisco by a guerilla group that wants to help bring a sense of joy and wonder to the city's denizens. The group, #SwingbombSF, put up 50 rope swings all over San Francisco starting last weekend. They haven't released a complete list of their ...


 

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