Guess who’s not so crazy about the flavored, energy-packed, alcoholic beverage known as Four Loko?
Well, who’s not crazy about the drink other than the state of New York, which just banned the rocket-fueled malt beverage, and the Food and Drug Administration, which sent out warning letters about the drink this morning?
The answer is none other than City Attorney Dennis Herrera, who sent out a statement this morning commending the FDA. Read More
The Central Subway’s Citizens Advisory Group (CAG) will meet on Thursday to receive scheduling and planning updates on The City’s ambitious transit undertaking, which is currently facing a $137 million shortfall. Read More
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The scarred pavements, chain-link fences and construction vehicles that accompanied a half-decade of construction on the Bay Bridge could soon be replaced by green grass, barking dogs and idling park patrons.
From 2003 to 2009, the sound of work crews was a constant in the South of Market area due to the $471 million undertaking to retrofit the western approach to the Bay Bridge.
To help compensate local residents for the inconvenience, $4 mill Read More
Zookeepers in Topeka, Kan., are bidding adieu to their 8-year-old hippo named Tucker, who will be driven to the San Francisco Zoo at the end of the month. Read More
Construction of the long-awaited “parklet” in the Noe Valley neighborhood has finally begun.
The parklet is part of The City’s “Parks to Pavement” project, which turns unused concrete in to usable open space. Work began on the 24th Street parklet Tuesday.
The street will feature new benches, planters and landscaping near the curb to still allow for traffic to pass through. Read More
As I was driving home from a Warriors game, the sign at the Oakland end of the Bay Bridge announced that there was an accident in the right lane and it was blocked. By the beginning of the cantilever structure, cones were squeezing the five lanes of traffic down to two lanes and reducing speed from 50 mph to 15 to 20 mph. Read More
After the politicking has settled and the financial shock subsided, the bill for building a wheelchair ramp in the historic legislative chambers at City Hall is $477,732. The money is coming from borrowing using certificates of participation.The breakdown is $49,000 in soft costs, such as historic and engineering consultants, and $427,908 in construction costs. Read More
A 19-year-old man is in serious condition after being shot multiple times Tuesday afternoon, police said.The man was approached on Treat Avenue around 4:30 p.m. by a 20-year-old black man who shot him multiple times with a handgun, cops said.The suspect fled and may have gotten into a blue Kia or black SUV, police firstname.lastname@example.org Read More
A pedestrian was killed Wednesday afternoon after being struck by a University of California, San Francisco shuttle bus at Geary Boulevard and Leavenworth.The intersection, according to San Francisco Police, remains closed as of 3 p.m.Around 12:30 p.m., police began receiving 911 emergency response calls of a pedestrian being hit by a shuttle bus, according to police Sgt. Michael Andraychak. Read More