A three-alarm fire that burned a home in the Pacific Heights neighborhood Wednesday afternoon caused $1.7 million in damage, according to the Fire Department.
The fire was first reported at 10:50 a.m. at the residence at 2008 Vallejo St. Fire Lt. Mindy Talmadge said crews were on the scene minutes after receiving the reports of flames shooting from the top floor and attic of the three-story structure. The conflagration was contained about an hour later around 11:45 a.m. Read More
A man was gunned down in the Lower Pac Heights neighborhood in San Francisco early Sunday morning, but there's not much police can do about it.The 47-year-old victim was in the 1500 block of Broderick Street about 9:45 p.m. when another unidentified man shot him. Police had no more information on the crime since the victim was reportedly uncooperative with their investigation. Read More
A man was detained for questioning in connection with the suspicious death of a dermatologist in the Pacific Heights area of San Francisco, police said Monday. Read More
San Francisco police are investigating the suspicious death of a 47-year-old man whose body was found inside a residential high rise building near Pacific Heights, according to police and KGO-TV (Ch. 7).
Police were reportedly called to 2030 Vallejo St., near Buchanan St., at about 9:45 p.m. Sunday. Read More
A parking ticket became the catalyst for a bizarre stalking case in San Francisco a year and a half ago that had two downtown companies and a Pacific Heights elementary school on edge.
Now the many victims of 28-year-old city resident Anatoly Smolkin can rest easier, according to prosecutors, as the attorney is expected to be locked up after he’s sentenced today on 47 stalking-related counts. Read More
President Barack Obama is flying into the Bay Area tonight, so commuters in downtown San Francisco and beyond should be prepared to experience some traffic delays. Read More
Apparently it was the crook who was being held up.
A robber threatened to shoot a store clerk in Lower Pacific Heights on Wednesday for being too slow at handing over the cash, police said. Read More
Lafayette Park, a hilly green space in Pacific Heights popular with dog owners, is in line for a much-needed facelift.As one of only 28 parks in The City that allow canines to roam off-leash, Lafayette Park is a haven for pet owners, but drainage problems can make many areas of the open space damp and inaccessible for visitors, said Lynne Newhouse Segal, president of Friends of Lafayette Park, a neighborhood advocacy group. Read More
A man accused of secretly filming inside a bathroom at a Pacific Heights business Sunday was cited for misdemeanor illegal videotaping and released, police said.But the probe into the creepy toilet taping is not over, as investigators are trying to determine the extent of the crime, a police official at the Northern Police Station said.The District Attorney’s Office has taken on the case, the official said. Read More
Three pot-smoking teenagers endured quite a comedown on the tennis courts of a Pacific Heights park Tuesday after shotgun-“toking” robbers asked for a hit, police said. Read More