Three people were stabbed at Ocean Beach Thursday evening after a fight -- which broke out in Golden Gate Park -- escalated near the Great Highway.According to San Francisco police, three people were stabbed in the fight and transported to the hospital. No life-threatening injuries have been reported.The fight began around 5 p.m., according to police. Three people were stabbed and one person was hit with a bat. Read More
Broken umbrellas aside, about 800 PG&E customers in The City and Peninsula are victims of a vicious wind and rain storm that has already poured close to an inch of rain downtown Thursday.However, that is an improvement from the 2,300 customers on the Peninsula that were in the dark Thursday morning, according to PG&E. Read More
Bay Area residents continued to feel winter’s wrath Wednesday, as pea-size hail was reported in San Francisco and Oakland, according to the National Weather Service.
With the chance of light hail falling again today, residents should expect heavier rains tonight. And people looking to capitalize on the Presidents Day holiday weekend will have to navigate a 60 percent chance of showers through Monday, National Weather Service forecaster Steve Anderson said. Read More
The San Francisco Department of Public Works is performing maintenance on the Great Highway today, work that was supposed to have started Monday, a spokesman said.The department was scheduled to begin a weeklong maintenance project Monday morning, but the work was postponed until 9 a.m. today.Great Highway will be closed to vehicle traffic between Lincoln Way and Sloat Boulevard from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for one week. Read More
The planned closure of Great Highway along Ocean Beach has been postponed for a day, according to the San Francisco Department of Public Works. Read More
Shifting sands on San Francisco's Great Highway can pose a roadway hazard, and city crews will close the road early next week while they reverse the work of Mother Nature along the roadway.
The city's Department of Public Works will close the Great Highway to vehicle traffic between Lincoln Way and Sloat Boulevard for one week beginning Monday.
Traffic will be diverted between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. as crews trim vegetation from the medians to improve visibility. Read More
With the El Niño season looming, city officials are bracing themselves for another potential emergency along the Great Highway, where the crumbling bluffs have left the area in a precarious state.
“We might have to take some action but it will depend on the storm season,” said Christine Falvey, spokeswoman for the Department of Public Works. Read More
One of the year’s highest tides combined with a hefty swell to take a large bite out of Great Highway late last week, a collapse that city officials say shows exactly how important and urgent it is to build a rock wall on Ocean Beach.
Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors is expected to extend an emergency order allowing the Department of Public Works to hire a contractor to build a lengthy rock revetment at the foot of the bluff to protect it from further erosion. Read More
Great Highway might not be crumbling into the ocean if The City had moved more aggressively on permanent solutions proposed years ago by its own task force, beach advocates say.
They also say a plan endorsed Tuesday night by city officials to build a long rock wall along the most-eroded section of the bluff is environmentally insensitive and will, in the long run, cause more problems than it solves. Read More
Winter waves pummeling the coastline are endangering a roadway and an apartment building teetering on the edge of a bluff — and storms this year could create further damage. Read More