What do you believe in?Sharing your thoughts and unique ideas could get you a free meal at one of San Francisco’s top restaurants.Credo restaurant, located in the Financial District, is holding a quote contest to add to its collection of 600 sayings from famous and not so famous people. Throughout March the restaurant will accept entries from its guests. Each entry must begin with the words “I believe” and follow with a statement about San Francisco. Read More
Dirty thieves stole a power washer from the garage of a Financial District office building during the peak rush hour on Tuesday morning, police said.At around 6 p.m., one of the two suspects was captured on security cameras riding a red bicycle into the garage inside the 48-story 345 California Center.The crook returned a few moments later with an accomplice to claim the power washer, police said. Read More
A lottery ticket sold in San Francisco is worth more than $290,000 following Tuesday’s drawing, a California Lottery spokesman said Wednesday.The Mega Millions ticket was purchased at Eastern Newsstand, located at 1 California St. in The City’s Financial District. It matched five of six numbers and is worth $291,031, spokesman Elias Dominguez said. Read More
Downtown workers will soon be able to take a short stroll to a pot dispensary.A medical marijuana facility will begin selling pot and related products — including brownies — in the ground floor of a building near two child care centers at the southern edge of the Financial District.Igzactly Health Center will open at 527 Howard St., between First and Second streets in the South of Market area, after planning commissioners approved permits Thursday. Read More
A boom followed by a flash and smoke from a Financial District manhole was not an explosion but a cable failure, according to Pacific Gas & Electric Co.
PG&E spokesman Joe Molica said officials are trying to determine the cause of the 6:30 a.m. incident at Battery and Pine streets. The failed cable will be sent to a forensics lab, he said.
Fire Department Battalion Chief Denise Newman said three passers-by reported what sounded like an explosion, followed by flames. Read More
A boom followed by a flash and smoke from a Financial District manhole was not an explosion but a cable failure, according to PG&E.
Joe Molica, PG&E spokesman, said officials are trying to determine the 6:30 a.m. incident at the intersection of Battery and Pine Street. The failed cable will be sent to a forensics lab, he said.
San Francisco Fire Department Battalion Chief Denise Newman said three passersby reported what sounded like an explosion, followed by flames. Read More