Three young men suspected in a Tuesday night armed robbery spree in San Francisco reportedly made the ill-advised decision to target a victim in Bernal Heights — where residents and police are aggressively addressing recent muggings. Read More
The Bernal Heights community has rallied around a recent spate of brazen armed muggings near the Cortland Avenue corridor.
Sophie Fried, an employee at Sandbox Bakery, said police officers who regularly come into her shop recently warned her about the gun-toting bandits who are striking during the early evening hours on well-lit blocks.
The 25-year-old Fried both lives and works on Cortland Avenue, and she said a neighbor told her about a recent attack. Read More
A proposed new mural that would replace existing artwork commemorating a martyred South American folksinger and political activist is dividing residents of the Bernal Heights neighborhood. Read More
Six years ago, a police cruiser hit a man walking across the street at night in the Bernal Heights neighborhood.
Carlos Garcia, who was 21 at the time of the accident, was walking in a crosswalk at Mission Street and Cortland Avenue on Dec. 5, 2004, when he was struck by a police vehicle at 7:45 p.m. The lawsuit was filed against The City about a year after the incident. Read More