Apple’s flagship retail store is moving up the street to Union Square and increasing its size in the process.
Mayor Ed Lee and Board of Supervisors President David Chiu announced on Thursday plans to relocate the existing Apple Store at 1 Stockton St. three blocks north to 300 Post St., which is adjacent to Union Square. Read More
Even this swanky scamming suspect’s name will fool you.
Blessed Marvelous Herve, 41, of San Francisco, is facing as many as 20 years in prison for defrauding a Bay Area couple out of $1.6 million while posing as the son of a Congolese president, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
On Tuesday, Herve was scheduled to appear in federal court in The City, but it was continued to May 8. Read More
Three people were stabbed after leaving a San Francisco nightclub early Wednesday, according to police, including a woman who was knifed in the buttocks and then pulled over by the California Highway Patrol on suspicion of DUI. Read More
When Emily Dreblow started working with flowers, she thought it would just be for fun.
“I thought of it as a wonderful hobby,” says Dreblow, a social worker-turned-floral designer commissioned to create a piece for Macy’s Flower Show, which starts Sunday and runs through April 7 at the Union Square store. Read More
A police officer was knocked unconscious and another officer’s nose was damaged while they were breaking up a brawl near the cable car turnaround on Powell Street early Sunday.
The unidentified male officers had been patrolling the area in their police cruiser just after 2 a.m. when they came upon the fight near Ellis Street, Police Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More
An attempted cellphone robbery inside the Jack in the Box restaurant on Geary Street near Union Square was thwarted early Thursday after the courageous victim stood his ground, police said.
About 12:15 a.m., police said, thugs hungry for fast loot grabbed a 21-year-old man’s cellphone inside the eatery, which is located at the Mason Street intersection. Read More
Since The City introduced its nationally recognized SFpark system last year, parking rates at city-owned garages have fallen by 20 percent — with many lots now cheaper than nearby street meters.
Rates at some garages are now as low as $1 an hour throughout the day.
Parking rates at 14 of the 20 garages run by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency are determined by availability and demand. So prices drop when occupancy is low.
Bargain hunters, protesters and even a balloon animal twisting Mrs. Claus flocked to San Francisco's Union Square during Black Friday.
Click on the photo to the right to see the slideshow. Read More
Shoppers will swarm San Francisco’s downtown shopping district on Black Friday looking for a steal — but so will thieves.
Police and merchants say they’ll be keeping a close eye on The City’s shops and streets in response to an increase in robberies in recent years. Read More
After initially soliciting four separate bids for its Central Subway station construction projects, Muni has elected to consolidate the plans into one major contract, a move that could save the agency up to $30 million. Read More