A seagull flew into a power line Wednesday morning, causing thousands in the South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco to lose power.PG&E reported the outage just before 10 a.m., saying that 2,400 customers had lost power. Read More
The Filipino and LGBT communities are entrenched in the history of the western South of Market area, but establishing special districts for them has created a rift in the neighborhood. The Western SoMa Community Plan, presented to the Planning Commission on Thursday, would establish development guidelines and design standards for a 205-acre area loosely bordered by Mission, Third, Townsend and 13th streets. Read More
An attendee of the Oracle OpenWorld convention in San Francisco was knocked to the ground and robbed of his iPad and event ID card in the South of Market neighborhood Tuesday night, police said. Read More
A 20-year-old man was shot twice in the calf while hopping into a pal’s car in the South of Market district early Friday, police said.
The shooting occurred in the 1500 block of Folsom Street just before 2 a.m.
The victim heard gunshots when he got into the vehicle, realized two bullets hit him in his right calf, then was driven to San Francisco General Hospital, police said. Read More
A man shot multiple times while sitting in his car in the South of Market district Saturday has died, marking two gun killings in San Francisco during the Labor Day weekend.The San Francisco medical examiner on Wednesday identified 23-year-old John Moore as the victim. He was shot by apparent gang thugs in the 1000 block of Harrison Street. Read More
A 23-year-old parolee has been arrested in connection with a shooting that wounded two people — including an innocent bystander — in the South of Market district Saturday, police said Monday. Read More
The 23-year-old female employee of a South of Market club was shot in the leg during a robbery early Saturday.The club was closed when two robbers entered the club in the 600 block of Mission Street and held the employees at gunpoint around 3:10 a.m., police said.The suspects, described only as men in their 20s, stole money and cell phones. During the robbery, one of the thugs shot the woman twice in the leg, police said.The suspects fled and have not been found. Read More
UPDATE 3:15 p.m.: Arrest made in connection to shooting. Read here:
Police investigating a weekend South of Market shooting that wounded two people – including an innocent bystander – said Monday the gunman fled in a black limousine with nine other people. Read More
Two window washers are lucky to be alive after part of a scaffolding gave way and left them dangling 14 stories high on a Mission Bay apartment building Thursday morning.
Passersby gasped as fire crews rushed to the building at 300 Berry St. just after 8:30 a.m. The scaffolding hung vertically, but the workers did not fall because they were wearing harnesses, San Francisco fire spokeswoman Lt. Mindy Talmadge said. Read More
A man survived a stabbing at a South of Market bus stop Thursday night, police said.The victim went on his own to St. Luke’s Hospital after the assault at Sixth and Folsom streets around 9:30 p.m.The man was uncooperative with cops, police said. He claimed he was at the bus stop when he was struck over the head with an unknown object. Then he discovered he’d been stabbed once in the back.The victim offered no description of the suspects, police said. Read More