A bicyclist who was seriously injured in a hit-and-run collision early Sunday morning has been identified as San Francisco nightlife luminary and activist Christopher Evans, better known as DJ Toph One.
According to Facebook posts, Evans is currently in the Intensive Care Unit at San Francisco General Hospital with a broken pelvis. Read More
A three-car crash in San Francisco's Crocker Amazon neighborhood sent four people to the hospital with severe injuries this afternoon, according to the fire department.The crash happened near the intersection of Geneva Avenue and Prague Street at about 1:10 p.m., firefighter Al Posey said.Posey didn't know how the crash happened but said the four victims were taken to San Francisco General Hospital with significant injuries. Read More
Police came to the aid of two people injured in a bar-fight stabbing and a drive-by shooting early Sunday, both of whom were expected to survive the separate violent encounters.Police spokesman Lt. Troy Dangerfield said a 19-year-old Asian man was at the front door of a bar at Fillmore and O’Farrell streets between 1 and 1:30 a.m. when a fight broke out and he was stabbed twice in the torso.The young man was taken to San Francisco General Hospital. Read More
Some folks might be wondering what in the heck ever happened to that nutty singer-actress-comedian Judy Tenuta?Did she and Emo Phillips hop in a balloon, Lucky Charms-style, and just fly away? Read More
An attempted robbery was discovered by San Francisco Police Department early Monday morning an hour after two successful robberies were reported.
This latest attempt happened around 4:40 a.m. Monday, when a 25-year-old man attempted to get into a cab in the 1000 block Mission Street, according to police, when two men approached him. Read More
Health officials felt obligated to take a minute from their regularly scheduled commission meeting to respond to an Examiner article on Tuesday that pointed out the dialysis shortage in San Francisco County. Sue Currin, CEO of the San Francisco General Hospital, assured commissioners that they had anticipated a shortage for years and that it was no surprise. Read More
Police are on the lookout for two suspects who chased and shot at two teenagers walking along the Centennial Way trail near the Tanforan Mall in San Bruno, a spokesman for the South San Francisco Police department said.
At around 3:20 p.m., two teens, ages 16 and 17, were walking south on the Centennial Way trail from South Spruce Avenue when they were approached from behind by two suspects. Read More
As government budgets tighten across the nation, local mental-health service providers and advocates say steep cuts may cost The City far more in the long term than the price of maintaining services.
They worry recent progress made on San Francisco’s homeless problem could quickly regress if funding for mental-health services is further slashed. Read More
A Potrero Hill group continues to fight the possibility that San Francisco General Hospital will build a helipad.
The so-called Neighbors of San Francisco General Hospital – which operates the Web site, www.stophelipad.com – is hosting a fundraiser for the effort Saturday at the Potrero Hill Neighborhood House.
The cost to attend in $100. Read More