The latest U.S. census data confirms much of what we knew about already San Francisco. That white hipsters are displacing Hispanics in the Mission. That Asians are now as common as blacks in the Bayview. And that the population in the South of Market area has exploded. Read More
Three men were arraigned Thursday in connection with an alleged assault on two Mexican nationals in the Tenderloin in which the suspects yelled “white power,” San Francisco prosecutors said.District Attorney George Gascón cited the “brutal” attack as evidence that hate crimes and white supremacist groups are on the rise in The City. Read More
Three men accused of beating two people while yelling “White Power” were in court Thursday and face up to 10 years in prison if convicted on all charges connected to the attack.The people were attacked in the Tenderloin on Nov. 10 by three to five white males, according to the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office. During the incident, the attackers allegedly yelled “White Power.” Read More
Once maligned as just another flashy Gavin Newsom pet project, the Community Justice Center in the Tenderloin has survived a political maelstrom and won over some skeptics. On Thursday, it celebrated its two-year anniversary.
The community court on Polk Street in the Tenderloin works with law breakers in the neighborhood, and also the South of Market area, by connecting them with services instead of throwing them in jail. Read More
A San Francisco homeless shelter on Polk and Geary streets is increasingly frustrating nearby business owners who have turned to City Hall for help.
The 326-bed facility, known as Next Door Shelter in the Tenderloin, is drawing complaints about the number of people congregating on the sidewalk around the building, where they can smoke. The concerns intensified last summer, when the shelter’s inside smoking area was shut down due to a city law. Read More
A man who allegedly bought crack cocaine in the Tenderloin on Sunday did not wait long to try to smoke it, police said.
Undercover cops allegedly saw the person buy from a dealer at Geary and Jones streets. He then immediately stuffed the crack in a glass pipe at around 10:40 p.m., police said. Read More
Dozens of clients of a San Francisco community health organization were displaced this afternoon when a two-alarm fire damaged their home in The City's Tenderloin neighborhood.The fire was reported at about 12:20 p.m. at the Kinney Hotel, a four-story, single-room occupancy hotel at 410 Eddy St., San Francisco fire Lt. Mindy Talmadge said. Read More
When you gotta go, it helps if there’s a toilet. In the Tenderloin, where public restrooms are scarce, people too often treat the streets and sidewalks as their toilet, say a group of residents trying to solve one of that neighborhood’s more vexing problems.“It’s not a pleasant topic, but it’s a reality in this neighborhood,” said Dina Hilliard, manager of the Tenderloin Community Benefits District. “I’ve been a resident for 12 years, and I just get tired of looking at poop.” Read More
A man in an electric wheelchair was lucky to be alive after being stabbed in the neck in the Tenderloin on Monday afternoon, police said. Read More
A man was shot in the leg in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood on Sunday night, a police spokesman said.Police received reports of gunfire in the 400 block of Ellis Street, near Jones Street, at about 8:30 p.m., Officer Albie Esparza said Monday.Responding officers found a 50-year-old man who had been shot once in the leg, Esparza said. That injury was not considered life-threatening. Read More