A man has died after falling off a building during a Bay to Breakers party in San Francisco on Sunday.
The 28-year-old man accidentally fell three stories from a building in the 2000 block of Fell Street along the Panhandle about 3:30 p.m., police said.
Police say the man apparently fell from the roof onto the pavement. Paramedics rushed him to the hospital, but he succumbed to his injuries. Read More
Dressing up for the Craigslist Bay to Breakers is an annual tradition for Irvine resident Jolene Manginelli and three of her best friends. In past years, they’ve worn M&M outfits and “Alice in Wonderland”-themed attire, and once designed costumes that looked like gum on the bottom of a sneaker.
But this year, the group of four decided to keep it simple with T-shirts bearing a fitting message: “Boston Strong. Never Forget.” Read More
An up-and-coming runner from Ethiopia conquered his first Bay to Breakers and Olympian Ryan Hall placed as high as any American since 1986.Tolossa Gedefa Fufi, 23, won the men’s field in the 102nd Bay to Breakers presented by Craigslist on Sunday, finishing the 12-kilometer race through the heart of The City in 35 minutes 1 second. Hall finished in second place 39 seconds later. Read More
Diane Nukuri-Johnson would like to run Bay to Breakers in a costume someday, maybe even a wedding dress. But on Sunday, she kept it simple en route to finishing first among women runners. Wearing the traditional red-and-black runner’s attire, Nukuri-Johnson won her first Bay to Breakers, presented by Craigslist, by zipping through the 12-kilometer course in 40:12, topping her second-place finish in last year’s race. Read More
To cover rent on a two-bedroom apartment at “fair market value” in South of Market, a San Francisco minimum-wage earner would have to work 7.4 full-time jobs. Read More
Call it a made connection.
The Bay to Breakers footrace announced Wednesday that San Francisco-based classified ad website Craigslist is the presenting sponsor for the May 19 event.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for Bay to Breakers to partner with one of the world’s most visited websites and another San Francisco original, Craigslist,” Bay to Breakers Race Director Angela Fang said in a statement. Read More
San Mateo detectives really had this crook’s number.
The case against a California inmate who orchestrated robberies from prison last year while using a smuggled cellphone officially closed Tuesday with the sentencing of his accomplice. Read More
A man accused of serial bike thefts is facing 20 felony counts of receiving or buying stolen property, the district attorney announced Wednesday.
Irving Morales-Sanchez, an 18-year-old San Francisco resident, was arrested May 17 after the Police Department found 114 stolen bikes in his possession. Read More
A man trying to sell his car on Craigslist got taken for a ride Monday by a Daly City man who allegedly threatened the seller and demanded the vehicle’s pink slip.
Jeremy Jenkins, 20, faces a slew of charges after the so-called test drive turned into a botched kidnapping, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said. Read More
A Craigslist advertisement hawking a stolen bike led to the arrest of two men in the Bayview last week, police said. A stolen bike wasn’t all police found. A San Ramon resident contacted Bayview Station police after seeing his bike being sold on the website. Read More