Dear Mom The Mission loves itself — and it loves itself some dive bars. Apologies to you, then, friend: Dear Mom is no dive. “The difference between a dive bar and your neighborhood bar,” says co-owner Jay Beaman, an alumnus of the Thieves bars, “is clean bathrooms and napkins on the bar.” Dear Mom has both in its high-ceiling corner space, along with a custom-designed corner-happy bar in between booth space, giant table space and loads of mingling space. Read More
Police are seeking the public’s help in tracking down two predators wanted in connection with a Mission district sexual assault last month.
On June 15, about 2 a.m., a woman reported that she was attacked in the area of Mission Street and Erie Alley, police said. One of the men put the victim in a bear hug and sexually assaulted her. Read More
The Sacramento man who was shot dead after leaving a Mission district bar Friday night had been asked about his gang affiliation before the vicious attack, his brother said Wednesday.
Lorenzo Jimenez, 24, told the group of about five thugs that he was not in a gang. Nevertheless, they beat then shot him outside the Double Dutch about 11:30 p.m., said Jaime Jimenez. Read More
A man crashed his bullet-ridden car and fled, and an unknown suspect messed with another man’s automobile.
Valencia and Cesar Chavez streets 9 p.m. Monday
A man’s car was vandalized, police said. The victim was unable to provide any more information to police.
4900 block of Mission Street 1:56 p.m. Monday Read More
Police are hunting for the cold-blooded killer who fatally shot a Sacramento man in the head during what cops called an unprovoked attack outside a Mission district bar Friday night. Read More
A woman was critically injured in a stabbing in the Mission district Monday, police said.
The 35-year-old victim and a 27-year-old man she is reportedly acquainted with were having an argument in the 2900 block of Mission Street about 1:30 p.m. when he stabbed her in the chest with a screwdriver. The man was arrested.Foaming at the mouth: Police encounter costs man his beer, freedom 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
A Mission district business was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday, police said.
An employee was walking out of the business in the 3100 block of Mission Street about 6:45 p.m. when he encountered three men, one of whom had a shotgun and pointed it at the man’s chest while the others pushed him back into the building.
The victim attempted to grab the shotgun, police said, but the suspect racked a round and ordered everyone inside the business to the ground. Read More
Two men were stabbed at Aquatic Park during a fight at the Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th anniversary fireworks show Sunday night, police said. The victims suffered knife wounds to their torsos, but they told cops they did not realize they had been stabbed until walking away from the melee. Both men are expected to survive. Read More
This fare was a real pain in the neck.A taxi driver was assaulted and had his cab stolen in the Mission district early Tuesday morning, police said. The 58-year-old victim reportedly picked up three people at 18th and Valencia streets about 1 a.m. During the course of the ride, an argument ensued between the passengers, police said. One of the passengers, a 48-year-old man, began yelling at the cabdriver before choking him from the back seat, police said. Read More