A man barricaded himself inside a San Francisco home Friday after chucking a wooden block at a 36-year-old woman, police said. A 33-year-old man was arguing with the woman in the unit block of Dublin Street in the Excelsior district around 7:30 p.m., police said. During the spat, the man threw a wooden block at the woman, striking her in her ankle. The woman called police. Read More
A vicious brawl between sisters in the front seats of a car in the Excelsior district nearly led to a cop being run over on Sunday, police said. Read More
Photos and a letter were among the items found when a time capsule from 100 years ago was opened by students at San Francisco’s Cleveland Elementary School on Wednesday morning, school district officials said. Read More
When 23-year-old Aaron Perry-Zucker first moved to the Excelsior neighborhood last summer, he noticed the large amount of graffiti covering signs and benches in John McLaren Park that differed from the green space near his former Berkeley home. As a result, the 318-acre park — a potentially ideal open space — was not as appealing as it should be, Perry-Zucker said. So he took matters into his own hands. Read More
With a gun to his head, a robbery victim refused to give up his wallet to thugs in the Excelsior district Friday and thwarted the theft, police said.Two men attempted to rob the reluctant victim at Geneva Avenue and Athens Street around 10:43 p.m. One suspect pulled a gun from his jacket pocket, but the victim would not comply with his demands, police said. Read More
Authorities are investigating a shooting Saturday evening in the Excelsior District that left a 20-year-old man injured, according to the Police Department.
The shooting was reported just after 5:30 p.m. at Brookdale Avenue and Santos Street, a fire dispatcher said.
Responding officers found the man suffering from two gunshot wounds, according to police. Read More