District Attorney Kamala Harris kicks off Domestic Violence Awareness month at Galileo High School Thursday and is pointing to Chris Brown’s assault of his pop star girlfriend Rihanna as a prime example of the crime.
Dozens of cameras placed in high crime areas throughout the city are "ineffective," police Chief George Gascon told the Police Commission Wednesday.
But don't count on him changing them anytime soon.
Gascon said the Los Angeles Police Department was able to clean up MacArthur Park in L.A. after gangs and drug dealers took over the place. Cameras were the key, but there had to be an officer monitoring them at the other end.
A university campus that’s helping drive growth of the biotechnology-focused Mission Bay neighborhood will open its first clinical service on Friday.
UC San Francisco, which is building a hospital and expanding its new medically-focused campus in the booming waterfront redevelopment area, is set to open an orthopedic institute for research and patient treatment.
City Librarian Luis Herrera is asking the Library Commission Thursday to support the demolition of a 1960s Jacque Overhoff brick sculpture inspired by Medgar Evers, a civil rights activist who was assassinated in 1963.
Mayor Gavin Newsom has challenged California Attorney General Jerry Brown to nearly a dozen verbal throw-downs.
The Newsom campaign e-mailed a letter to Brown’s team Wednesday suggesting the two Democrats attend 11 90-minute debates at locations scattered across the state.
Brown’s response: Why would I debate you when I’m not even running for governor?
Residents fed up with graffiti can take matters into their own hands, literally.
On Oct. 3, Graffiti Watch, a citywide volunteer group, will offer training to anyone who wants to clean tagging in their neighborhoods. The program allows neighbors to quickly clean up the scrawl as soon as it appears. The City’s Department of Public Works supplies the training and the tools.
Mayor Gavin Newsom may get a break from public appearances today – his schedule has him in meetings at City Hall.
Hopefully the mayor, who’s been enduring the sleepless adventures of new fatherhood, can grab a nap at some point.