Moving the America’s Cup regatta to a location farther north on the waterfront would save San Francisco tens of millions of dollars, according to city documents that detail the alternative plan. Read More
Marieyi Dearaujo thought she had been swindled.
“There has to be a catch,” she told the stranger in the checkout line at the Mission district Foods Co. who paid her $59 grocery tab Wednesday.
“No catch,” said the man, who wore a purple shirt that read, “How good grows.” Read More
Catching a glimpse of the water surrounding The City can be challenging at times with tall buildings blocking the view.
Seven miles of trails snake through San Francisco streets and open space, offering plenty of unobstructed views of the Bay and ocean. Not all portions of the Bay Area Ridge Trail through The City, though, accomplish this goal. Read More
Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley has conceded the race for California attorney general to San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris.“While the margin is extremely narrow and ballots are still being counted, my campaign believes that we cannot make up the current gap in the vote count for attorney general,” Cooley said in a statement Wednesday. “Therefore, I am formally conceding the race and congratulate Ms. Harris on becoming California’s next attorney general.” Read More
A hero received less than a thank you after rescuing a distressed damsel in North Beach Monday.
After the good Samaritan helped free the woman from a thug's grip, she fled the scene and never returned in the 500 block of Union Street around 1:30 a.m., police said. Read More
A woman bit a thief on the nose and won her cell phone back during a failed robbery attempt in North Beach Monday, police said.
The nose bite, which drew blood, helped convince two crooks to halt their attack at Kearny and Columbus streets around 10:25 p.m. Read More
Adult star Capri Anderson is suing Charlie Sheen, claiming that he grabbed her by the throat and threatened her during his infamous October hotel-room meltdown. But the actor’s lawyer says the allegations are bogus, and that Charlie is countersuing for “civil extortion.” Read More
Commuter tow-away not enforced
Residential permit not enforced
Weekday daytime street sweeping not enforced
7-day street sweeping not enforced
Parking meters not enforced
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BART police have arrested four men in connection with a string of robberies.
Passengers were held up for iPods, computers, credit cards and cash in two separate crime sprees over the past two weeks, according to BART officials.
One suspect — Donail James, 23, of Oakland — was caught and arrested Nov. 20 at the Montgomery Street BART station. Read More
Considering how many classic fairy tales Walt Disney adapted for his early animations, it is a wonder the Mouse House founder never followed through on his desire to do the same for “Rapunzel,” the Brothers Grimm’s account of a fair-haired maiden trapped in a tower high above the German countryside. Read More