Nestled a block off Market Street, near City Hall and across from the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, is a nondescript parking lot that will soon house one of the newest residential towers in a burgeoning neighborhood. Read More
A man was knocked out and stabbed near the Civic Center on Wednesday, police said.The 35-year-old victim was reportedly punched and fell unconscious in the 600 block of Larkin Street about 8:30 p.m., police said. When he woke up, he had been stabbed in the leg.He was taken to the hospital and treated for his injuries, which were not life threatening. Read More
A good Samaritan really stuck his leg out Wednesday -- literally -- to help a woman who was robbed of her iPhone on a Muni bus when he reportedly tripped the fleeing robber in UN Plaza, leading to his arrest.Police responded to the plaza on a battery call and found that nearby security officers had detained the accused mugger. Read More
On the eve of the deadline for officials at City College of San Francisco to turn in a report that could decide if the school remains in operation, students, faculty and community members made a last-ditch effort to urge leaders to save the
institution they love.
Hundreds of students, staff and community members marched from the various CCSF campuses to City Hall to call on city leaders for
assistance. Read More
Here's one shotgun offense that fell short.Two hooligans walked away empty-handed after their attempts to rob some men near the Civic Center today were foiled by fleet feet, police said.The duo, one of which was armed with a shotgun, approached the victims on the 1100 block of Market Street at about 3:55 a.m. They first cornered a 36-year-old man and demanded his cellphone. When they pointed the shotgun at him, he ran away, police said. Read More
The book was thrown right back at him.
On Tuesday, police said, a madman used a book as a weapon while trying to boot someone off a public computer at the San Francisco Main Library, leading to his arrest.
The victim told police he was using a computer when a man ordered him to stop. After the victim told the suspect he wasn’t finished, the suspect reportedly became furious, hurling a book at him and then a chair. The chair reportedly injured the victim’s arm. Read More
Attempting to save a woman from a violent thug in the Civic Center area Sunday night earned two men stab wounds, police said, and afterward the woman simply left without so much as a thank you.
The victims, ages 33 and 22, were on an apartment balcony in the first block of Polk Street when they heard an altercation on the street between the suspect and a woman, Police Officer Gordon Shyy said Monday. Read More
Some folks took the day off work Wednesday for the World Series victory parade, but San Francisco police officers did not have that option.
“Any officer requesting a vacation day was denied,” police spokesman Officer Gordon Shyy said Thursday. “All discretionary time off for yesterday was canceled.”
Police are crediting the increased patrols for a mostly peaceful parade that brought hundreds of thousands of fans into The City. Read More
A shooting wounded two men in the Tenderloin on Wednesday afternoon just blocks from the Civic Center event where thousands of Giants fans were celebrating the team’s World Series win.
Police responded to the shooting in the 200 block of Leavenworth Street, near Turk Street, at 2:43 p.m., spokesman Officer Carlos Manfredi said. Read More
San Francisco is hosting a viewing party for Game 4 of the World Series on Sunday evening as the San Francisco Giant look to take the title against the Detroit Tigers.
The Mayor's Office announced Saturday night that The City will publically broadcast the game in Civic Center Plaza in front of City Hall on Sunday at 5 p.m. Read More