The parolee who allegedly shot at police at Gough and Ellis streets during the middle of the morning commute two years ago was ordered to stand trial Monday on attempted murder and assault and firearm charges. Read More
An $840 million contract for Muni’s Central Subway project — a pact that accounts for more than half the total cost of the undertaking — is up for approval Tuesday. Read More
Eighty-two days, more than $400,000 in donations and 500 volunteers have saved Carnaval.
The Mission district’s most important street festival — and the highlight of the cultural calendar for many Latinos across the Bay Area — will go on this weekend, less than three months after Carnaval’s then-organizers said there was not enough time, money and energy to put on the 35th annual parade and two-day block party. Read More
It was a real open-and-shut case.
Police arrested a man suspected of multiple burglaries in Potrero Hill on Friday after he unknowingly opened and closed a garage door while police were investigating the scene, police said.
Police responded to the 400 block of Connecticut Street about 3:40 a.m. after a resident called 911 about an unknown man walking out of a neighbor’s garage. Read More
Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday that he does not know if the Bay Bridge will open over Labor Day weekend because of safety concerns.
It was the first time the governor acknowledged serious worries about the structural integrity of the $6.4 billion infrastructure project to build a new eastern span of the bridge. Brown had dismissed concerns about broken bolts earlier this month. Read More
A man has died after falling off a building during a Bay to Breakers party in San Francisco on Sunday.
The 28-year-old man accidentally fell three stories from a building in the 2000 block of Fell Street along the Panhandle about 3:30 p.m., police said.
Police say the man apparently fell from the roof onto the pavement. Paramedics rushed him to the hospital, but he succumbed to his injuries. Read More
Where the Super Bowl will celebrate a half-century of existence will be decided Tuesday by NFL owners.
They have two choices for the 50th anniversary game in 2016: the Bay Area and South Florida.
But after Miami was unable to secure public financing to renovate Sun Life Stadium earlier this month, San Francisco appears to be the front-runner as committees will make presentations at the NFL spring meetings in Boston. Read More
The sound of music coming from street performers in and around Union Square and other neighborhoods could be silenced if legislation expected to be discussed by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday is adopted.
The proposal would allow the Department of Public Health to fine performers because the noise is considered a nuisance and the high volume is considered a health concern. Read More
A man who just said "no" to a couple of weed dealers was assaulted by them near Buena Vista Park on Friday, police Officer Gordon Shyy said.
The 25-year-old victim was approached by the two pushy weed dealers at Haight Street and Buena Vista Avenue West about 11 p.m., police said. Read More
A man accused of grabbing the buttocks of young girls at a Target store while wearing a T-shirt that read “Rub Me For Luck” unsuccessfully asked a judge last week to throw out the charges.
UPS deliveryman Glenn Albrecht, 50, is scheduled to return to court Tuesday to either accept a plea deal with prosecutors or head to trial. His attorney, Bob Courshon, said Monday he will ask to continue the hearing so he can further examine video evidence in the case. Read More