Even crooks are trying to capitalize on this transit-first city.San Francisco resident Demitrius Ware, 35, was arrested on a Muni light rail vehicle Monday on suspicion of robbing two passengers on separate Muni lines, police Sgt. Dennis Toomer said. Read More
A 7-year-old girl who was struck by a garbage truck Wednesday morning along The Embarcadero suffered a serious foot injury, according to police.
The girl and her 66-year-old grandmother were hit about 7:30 a.m. at Broadway and The Embarcadero, police Officer Albie Esparza said. The grandmother suffered abrasions and scrapes to her leg, police said. Read More
The Sound Column is gone, but the Tactile Dome will live on.
Since 1969, visits to the Exploratorium — the hands-on museum of experience at the Palace of Fine Arts — have been a rite of passage for schoolchildren in San Francisco and the greater Bay Area. That ended Wednesday, as more than 5,000 visitors hummed, whirred, buzzed and discovered their way through the museum’s 450 exhibits before the site shut its doors forever at 5 p.m.
I believe it should be clarified that while there may only be a dozen Warriors basketball games scheduled simultaneously with Giants baseball games each year, the arena will be used year-round for concerts and other entertainment purposes (“Warriors site might double-team traffic,” Monday). Read More
Cyclists will have a lot more room to maneuver on The Embarcadero for America’s Cup events next month.A long segment of the lane closest to the waterfront will be set aside solely for bikes during the weekend of Oct. 6 and 7, the date set for the next round of preliminary races in the sailing regatta. Read More
A man's body was found in the water along San Francisco's Embarcadero this morning, but authorities say it is too early to tell whether the body is that of Los Angeles Dodgers fan Victor Murillo, who went missing after a baseball game last week.
However, a friend of Murillo's said his family has been told that the clothes found on the body match the items worn by their loved one when he disappeared. Read More
A man riding BART Tuesday afternoon was found dead in his seat, BART officials said, leading to delays on the transit system as trains were routed around the incident at Embarcadero station. Read More
The U.S. Coast Guard this afternoon suspended a search of the waters near San Francisco’s Embarcadero for a man who may have fallen into the Bay late Monday night after he left a San Francisco Giants game.
The 27-year-old man was last seen on Pier 32 at about 10:30 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Officer Mark Leahey said. Read More
A controversial luxury condo project planned near the northern Embarcadero waterfront is being shopped to city agencies for a stamp of approval, after some neighbors sued to kill the development.
The project at 8 Washington St. would replace a surface parking lot with 165 condos, retail, restaurants and underground parking. The plan was recently changed to reflect community desire for wider sidewalks and more public open space. Read More
There’s a forecast for snow in San Francisco tonight when Mayor Ed Lee and other city officials will celebrate the lighting of snowflake decorations on lampposts along Market Street.The fourth-annual “Snowflakes on Market” ceremony marks the start of the lighting of 162 snowflake decorations along Market Street between today and mid-January to celebrate the holiday season. Read More