Twenty people believed to be associated with the Black Bloc anarchist group that has launched several mini-riots in San Francisco have been unmasked following Saturday’s destructive demonstration in the Financial District, police said. Read More
Schoolchildren, along with local elected officials, laced up their sneakers Wednesday morning and walked through the Mission district to celebrate Walk to School Day.
A group of about 40 students, parents and teachers from Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8 walked from Parque Ninos Unidos at 3090 23rd St. to their school at 3351 23rd St. Read More
Police did not have to search very hard for these suspects.
After a vicious bar brawl in the Mission district early Wednesday, both the suspects and victims were treated at San Francisco General Hospital, police said. Not long after the victims were admitted, police said, two men believed to be responsible for the attack arrived at the same hospital via a taxicab seeking treatment for their own injuries. Read More
San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr will hold a town hall meeting today to discuss a nonfatal officer-involved shooting that led to rowdy demonstrations in the Mission district, including the vandalizing of a police station.
A plainclothes police officer shot a parolee Thursday night who had reportedly pointed a Tec-9 gun at the officer — an incident that sparked two nights of protests in the Mission district. Read More
As if to defy the notion that their movement is irrelevant just one year after its inception, more than 200 Occupy San Francisco demonstrators snarled traffic in The City’s Financial District on Monday. Read More
A recent crackdown aimed at curtailing drug sales and violent crime around schools in San Francisco’s Bayview, Mission and Tenderloin neighborhoods netted 25 arrests, police said.
Over a two-week period that began Aug. 20, San Francisco police conducted seven “buy bust” operations in the three districts as part of “Operation Safe Schools.” Read More
A woman who caught a burglar inside her car in the Mission district was punched and robbed of her karate uniform and other items Wednesday.
The 34-year-old victim told police she unlocked the vehicle remotely as she was walking toward it in the 1700 block of Harrison Street, near 15th Street. The woman found a man in his mid-20s inside her car, police said, and he had some of her belongings wrapped up in the karate uniform. Read More
FRIDAYImprov theater: The Un-Scripted Theater Company, specializing in improvisation, is bringing back favorite shows in celebration of its 10th birthday. Friday’s theme: “Fear.” [8 p.m., SF Playhouse, Stage 2, 533 Sutter St., S.F.]SATURDAYA great self-guided bike ride Read More
Two women were robbed in the Mission district early Sunday morning when a group of men confronted them after realizing they were working without their pimps, police said.
The women, ages 19 and 21, were approached by three men about midnight near 20th and Capp streets. With no protector in sight, the men cornered the women and stole a purse, cash, cellphone and identification cards, police said. Read More
Hundreds of school-aged children in the Mission district are set to receive free swimming lessons as a result of an $11,500 donation to the Recreation and Park Department. Read More