A 14-year-old East Bay boy was driving the car that smashed into a city utility pole early Friday morning, killing two teenage passengers and critically injuring a third, police said.The boy is facing two counts of vehicular manslaughter and another for being an unlicensed driver in a horrific accident near the Balboa Terrace neighborhood around 12:45 p.m., police Lt. Lynn Tomioka said. Read More
A convicted sex-fiend could get a year in prison for groping a San Francisco schoolgirl that he stalked for two months on city streets.Oscar Delgado, 42, was found guilty of a child molestation charge in San Francisco Superior Court on Wednesday, San Francisco prosecutors said.The creep followed a 16-year-old girl nearly 50 times as she walked to the bus stop on her way to school, prosecutors said. Read More
Crooks can snag lightening-quick cash for iPhones in The City.On Nov. 12 around 5:30 p.m., a crook robbed one of the devices from a man at Larkin and Grove streets and then managed to sell the phone before cops caught him only a few blocks away, police said.He was a “strange-looking” thug who told the victim, who was walking toward a Muni stop, to give up his iPhone or he would “bust his head open,” police said. Read More
After Washington crushed Galileo last week, many coming to Eagle Stadium were expecting a similar result on Thursday, but instead saw an inspired Lions team nearly pull off the upset without star running back Quincy Nelson.
But Jeremy Jetton’s interception with 1:34 remaining in the game sealed Washington’s third Turkey Day appearance in four years as the Eagles held off a gritty Galileo bunch 19-13 in the CIF-San Francisco Section-Academic Athletic Association semifinals. Read More
The owners of a residential hotel where an accused killer was living were not notified of his status, but a parole agent said all protocol was followed, including visits to the site.
Gary Scott Holland, 43, allegedly posed as a utility worker checking for a gas leak at the apartment building at 900 Chestnut St. on the evening of Oct. 29. Once inside the building, police say, he knocked on the door of Kate Horan, 46, was allowed in and murdered her. Read More
Ferry riders who use their Clipper card to pay fares will likely be charged more starting in January.
Golden Gate Ferry passengers who use the regional transit-payment card currently receive a 46 percent discount on fares between Sausalito and San Francisco, and a 38 percent break between Larkspur and The City.
However, with the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District facing a five-year projected shortfall of $89 million, its Tr Read More
San Francisco-based writer Rebecca Solnit will be discussing her new book, “Infinite City,” an atlas that uncovers the density of the Bay Area, at the San Francisco Zen Center and Headlands Center on Sunday. Read More
Sunset district residents have won their fight to prevent a medical marijuana club from opening along Taraval Street.The Planning Commission approved a permit for the Bay Area Compassion Health Center in May, but it was yanked by the Board of Appeals on Wednesday evening after a room full of residents and Sunset Supervisor Carmen Chu said 2139 Taraval St. is not the place for marijuana. Read More
"My parents were teachers, and you have a red pen — I must be making an F,” Ruben Studdard Read More
Michigan moderate GOPer Rep. Fred Upton is making some interesting claims in his push to become chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the 112th Congress. Unfortunately, his voting record doesn't square with his claims. Read More