New life could be in store for the shuttered site of San Francisco’s last active power plant — not to say it will be burning natural gas again anytime soon. Read More
A woman was shot while hanging laundry outside her Potrero Hill home early Thursday, only hours after a 59-year-old man in the Bayview district was plugged by a gunman described by police as barely a teenager.
About 1:30 a.m., according to police reports, a 49-year-old woman was standing in front of her home in the housing projects in the 900 block of Connecticut Street. Read More
Just days after The City’s top cop revived calls for nonlethal weapons for police, a man in his 20s was shot by an officer Saturday in Potrero Hill.The man was reportedly involved in some kind of dispute at a residence before the run-in with cops. He was taken to San Francisco General Hospital and is expected to survive. Read More
Disgruntled residents in The City’s eastern neighborhoods have banded together to protest the installation of parking meters in their communities.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency plans to add about 5,000 parking meters in the Mission Bay, Potrero Hill, Mission District and SoMa District neighborhoods. Read More
What: San Francisco police are investigating the shooting of a man in the Potrero Hill neighborhood as a homicide after he succumbed to his injuries.
Why: The 23-year-old victim was in the back seat of a car that was dropping someone off on Watchman Way early Sunday morning when he was shot. The man died Tuesday morning at a hospital. It was the 20th homicide of the year in San Francisco. Read More
Two people were injured in separate shootings early Sunday in North Beach and Potrero Hill, police said.
The first incident occurred at 2:18 a.m. at Montgomery and Vallejo streets near Broadway. According to police, two groups of people shot at each other for unknown reasons.
A man was hit in the leg, police Sgt. Michael Andraychak said. The victim, a 19-year-old from the city of Richmond, was hospitalized and is reportedly in stable condition. Read More
A woman was attacked in an apparent hate crime on a Muni bus in the Potrero Hill neighborhood Tuesday, police said.
Police arrived about 1:50 p.m. and found the 26-year-old victim visibly upset and shaken. She told police she was just sitting on the bus when a woman who was standing over her suddenly began punching her in the face.
The boxing broad then grabbed on to the handrails and began kicking the victim in the head, police said. Read More
A man stabbed in the chest after intervening in a domestic spat in the Western Addition Thursday took Muni across town to the hospital, police said. The 60-year-old victim was apparently attacked in the 1500 block of Steiner Street around 3 p.m. The victim told police he saw a domestic dispute between the suspect, a man in his 30s, and an unknown person. Read More
Cops foiled a burglary and arrested three teenagers attempting to steal computers from a Potrero Hill high school Sunday, police said. A witness tipped police off to the crime, police said. The 911 caller told police that he saw the three teens gain access to the International Studies Academy at 655 De Haro Street through an open window by climbing on a chair, police said. Read More
A woman was robbed of her cellphone at gunpoint in Potrero Hill on Wednesday, police said. The 48-year-old victim was walking in the 900 block of Hampshire Street when she was flanked by two male suspects, cops said. One of the crooks was a teenager and the other’s age was unknown. The teenaged crook pointed a handgun at the victim and she dropped her cellphone to the ground, police said. The crooks snatched the cellphone and fled on foot. Read More