A daytime shooting in South Beach neighborhood sent one man to the hospital with a chest wound and shut down Market Street in downtown for more than an hour Thursday afternoon after the victim and his driver tried to find help in the Financial District.
The shooting, which occurred just after 3:45 p.m. Thursday, happened in the first block of Bryant Street, near The Embarcadero. The victim was described by police as a man in his 30s. Read More
A 53-year-old man was robbed on The Embarcadero on Monday afternoon following an altercation with the crook, police said. The suspect punched the victim in the face, stole his money and fled, police said. Read More
Three people were wounded — including a 12-year-old boy — in two separate shootings late Monday along San Francisco’s waterfront, where thousands of people gathered to ring in the new year. Read More
A development across the street from the proposed waterfront basketball arena could house a 200-room hotel, 125 residential units and 34,000 square feet of retail space, according to information the Warriors provided to The City. Read More
Thanks for your excellent article (“Speed push cited in bike death,” June 15). I wonder if The San Francisco Examiner has learned of any initiatives to require on-road bicyclists to carry insurance. Under the circumstances of your report, the subject would make for an excellent follow-up piece, and be a great public service if it spurred action. Read More
The battle over a luxury 134-condo development at 8 Washington appears to be headed to the November ballot.
The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday is expected to approve the Simon Snellgrove of Pacific Waterfront Partners development despite opposition from more left-leaning political factions and members of the Golden Gateway Tennis and Swim Club, which would be displaced. Approval, however, won’t stop opponents from fighting. Read More
Two separate accidents along The Embarcadero – one involving a Muni light-rail vehicle - sent several people to the hospital with minor injuries Sunday afternoon.Both incidents occurred about 4:30 p.m. One was located at The Embarcadero and Brannan Street, while the second happened two blocks away at the Harrison Street intersection, according to a fire dispatcher. Read More
San Franciscans will be taking to the streets this weekend as The City kicks off a new season of Sunday Streets.Started in 2008 by former Mayor Gavin Newsom, Sunday Streets is a city-sponsored event in which roads are closed to traffic to make way for pedestrians, bicyclists and special activities.This week’s event will be held along The Embarcadero, between Fisherman’s Wharf and Mission Bay, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., organizers said. Read More
Motorists travelling on The Embarcadero could soon be in for some slower speed limits.At its meeting today, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s Board of Directors could approve a measure to reduce the speed limit on portions of The Embarcadero from 35 mph to 30 mph.The new limits would go into affect on the shoreline road between Bay and King streets, and on King Street between Fifth Street and The Embarcadero, according to SFMTA documents. Read More
Tourists strolling on the blankets of sand in Civic Center Plaza, snapping photos of historic City Hall, could be opening up their wallets more often as they acquire trinkets. Read More