It was a real open-and-shut case.
Police arrested a man suspected of multiple burglaries in Potrero Hill on Friday after he unknowingly opened and closed a garage door while police were investigating the scene, police said.
Police responded to the 400 block of Connecticut Street about 3:40 a.m. after a resident called 911 about an unknown man walking out of a neighbor’s garage. Read More
California College of the Arts, which has been in Potrero Hill since the 1980s, is looking to grow in the next five years — a plan that is now possible due to special approval from San Francisco. Read More
The plan to add more parking meters to several San Francisco neighborhoods will receive scrutiny today from a Board of Supervisors committee. Read More
The ban on overnight parking for recreational vehicles on city streets was approved months ago, but now the exact streets for the prohibition have been decided.
The ban targets vehicles that are more than 22 feet long or 7 feet tall, and it includes the hours between midnight and 6 a.m. The Board of Supervisors approved the restrictions in late September, but the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, which manages parking, is now moving forward with the exact streets. Read More
A week after the Police Department abandoned another attempt to provide stun guns for some officers, a cop reportedly shot and killed a hammer-wielding man Wednesday night who had stabbed his brother-in-law.
Officers responded to a vicious family dispute in the 900 block of De Haro Street at about 9:40 p.m. after the suspect, 60-year-old Dale Wilkerson, dialed 911 to report that he had just done the stabbing. Read More
Correction: An earlier police report stated the suspect is 12 years old, when in fact he is 14.
A Potrero Hill school was briefly locked down Tuesday following a report that an eighth-grader had a gun on campus, police said.
A staffer at International Studies Academy at 655 De Haro St. called police about 11:15 a.m. to report that a 14-year-old boy had brought a gun onto campus, although it was not clear if anyone had seen the weapon. Read More
This San Francisco artist’s creative energy was outstanding -- and so were her warrants, according to police.
Insulting the bouncer is no longer the worst way to get into a party.
A 37-year-old man punched a cop while trying to return to a hopping party in Potero Hill on Thursday night, according to police.
Officers were trying to break up the rowdy fiesta near 25th and Connecticut streets when the suspect landed his punch at about 11:15 p.m., police said.
In the end, the cop wasn’t the only one who ended up at a local hospital. Read More
A 21-year-old man was seriously wounded by a gunman in a Mercedes-Benz in Potrero Hill on Monday morning, police said.
The shooting was reported at 8:37 a.m. in the first block of Dakota Street. The victim was treated for life-threatening injuries at San Francisco General Hospital, police said. Read More
Two public-housing sites in San Francisco will start the design process to build new mixed-use developments after receiving grants from the federal government. Read More