A stretch of Treasure Island coastline is closed after a pressurized sewer line burst Saturday, spilling 67,600 gallons of waste into the streets and likely contaminating the Bay. Read More
Yo La Tengo — Hoboken, N.J.’s venerable, prolific maestro of genre-defying jams — celebrates its 25th anniversary with the album “Popular Songs.”
In music years, that’s no easy feat — especially since the trio’s college-rock era contemporaries, except for Pavement and its recent announcement of a reunion next year, have all but went the way of the dodo. Read More
How much The City will pay for Treasure Island has left plans to develop the former Navy base adrift.
For the island in the Bay to transform from federally owned land to a new environmentally friendly community, the land, which was last used by the U.S. Navy in 1997, must be deeded to The City. Read More
A man at the wheel of a white Toyota pickup truck barreled down a Treasure Island street, flew over the berm of a seawall and plunged into the frigid Bay water on Monday afternoon.
The middle-aged man, who was the sole occupant of the white Toyota Tacoma, later died at the hospital.
Witnesses saw the truck speeding down 13th Street near Avenue N at more than 50 mph. The truck plunged into the water at about 1:45 p.m. after hitting a dirt ramp and flying at least 30 feet. Read More
Despite the economic woes engulfing builders and developers nationwide, new investors agreed over the weekend to invest millions into San Francisco redevelopment projects at Treasure Island and Bayview Hunters Point.
Dallas-based developers Hillwood Development and California-based investment firm Scala Real Estate Partners will work in partnership with Lennar Corp, the lead developer on the projects, according to a press statement released by Lennar Tuesday. Read More
A one-alarm wildfire under the Bay Bridge that sent smoke billowing over Yerba Buena Island was extinguished around 5 p.m., but is still causing some traffic delays.
Fire units at 6 p.m. still remained at the scene in case the fire reignited, according to Lara Mooney, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Coast Guard, which has a base on the island.
One left lane of westbound traffic was still blocked as of 6:20 p.m., but all eastbound lanes out of San Francisco were open. Read More
Along with a few new music festivals that already have become staples on the scene, this fall’s pop-music calendar showcases strong women. Here’s a quick look at some hot concerts coming to the Bay Area in the next few months. Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com.
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Read More