Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect who beat and seriously injured a driver after a car crash in Pacifica last month.
Police said officers responded to reports of the assault at the Fairmont Shopping Center, off of Hickey Boulevard, around 11:55 p.m. on April 27.
The victim and suspect had been involved in a car crash on southbound state Highway 35 near Hickey Boulevard prior to the assault, according to police. Read More
San Francisco events for May 13, 2013. Read More
Nestled a block off Market Street, near City Hall and across from the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, is a nondescript parking lot that will soon house one of the newest residential towers in a burgeoning neighborhood.
A project to add 162 rental units to the area garnered key approvals Thursday from the Planning Commission.The plan calls for a 13-story building at the intersection of Polk and Hayes streets that will include a mix of studios and one- and two-bedroom units, according to planning documents. Read More
According to California Watch, an affiliate of the Center for Investigative Reporting, the California Teachers Association was the state’s most generous political contributor between 2001 and 2011. The total amount calculated by California Watch doesn’t even include the $75 million that the group un-ironically spent last fall to defeat a ballot measure that would prohibit public employee unions from contributing to political campaigns. Read More
San Francisco events for May 12, 2013.
SOMETHING TO READ
Tiger Babies Strike BackBy Kim Wong Keltner ($13.99)The local writer’s humorous parenting book and memoir turns the tables on familiar “Tiger Mom” philosophies and discusses contemporary challenges all mothers face. Read More
Seemingly every motorist in San Francisco has a tale of being unfairly ticketed by an overzealous parking control officer.
Fewer drivers though have as much exonerating evidence available as Beth Chen, a Forest Hill resident who was recently hit with a $62 ticket that accuses her of overstaying a two-hour time limit near the Stonestown YMCA. Read More
San Francisco’s sidewalks are receiving an upgrade that is removing concrete and replacing it with community gardens.
The program, run by Friends of the Urban Forest in partnership with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, will help remove “excess” concrete and improve drainage during storms, as well as beautify neighborhoods. Read More
Waste bin, recycling bin or compost bin? Elliot Easom never paid close attention to which piece of trash belonged in which bin — black, blue or green — until he became aware of an incentive being offered to his neighborhood. Read More
The America's Cup catamaran that capsized in San Francisco Bay, killing an Olympic gold medalist, nosedived during a difficult maneuver and broke into many pieces, an official said Friday.
However, it remained unclear why the Artemis flipped on Thursday, trapping crew member Andrew "Bart" Simpson under the wreckage for at least 10 minutes.
America's Cup organizers also said Friday it was unclear what affect the fatality might have on the series of races scheduled to begin on July 6. Read More
The University of California medical centers' patient care workers will hold a two-day strike at the end of the month, according to union officials.
Roughly 13,000 workers are affected by this decision. The group voted to authorize a strike earlier this month and as a result the date was set for May 21 and May 22 when pharmacy technicians, hospitality assistants and nurses will walk off the job. Read More