A kitchen fire at a San Francisco juvenile detention center on Tuesday night caused more than $100,000 in damage, a fire department spokeswoman said today.The one-alarm fire was reported at 8:09 p.m. at the Youth Guidance Center at 375 Woodside Ave. near Twin Peaks, which also contains courtrooms. Read More
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Two 25-year-old men were robbed by five unknown males on Twin Peaks on Wednesday morning, cops said. The group of hoodlums approached the victims at 3 a.m. and demanded they empty their pockets. While the victims complied the suspects rooted through the victims’ car and stole its speakers. The victims also lost their cellphones and cash. No arrests have been made. email@example.com Read More
The death of two Engine Company 26 firefighters following a Thursday morning fire is a nightmarish case of déjà vu for the Fire Department.
San Francisco mourned the death of another lieutenant from the same station in 1995 after a fire consumed a hillside home only a half-mile away from the house where this most recent blaze claimed two firefighters’ lives. Read More
One was a former Marine with a strong law-enforcement pedigree and an insatiable appetite. The other could often be found on a surfboard, earrings and ponytail garnering him a reputation as a hippie.
From the outside, the two men seemed completely different. But both shared a common passion — saving lives as members of the San Francisco Fire Department. Read More
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspects in a fatal shooting atop San Francisco's Twin Peaks early Saturday morning.
Luis Venegas, 23, was with a group of friends in a parking lot at Christmas Tree Point, a scenic overlook, when a verbal dispute with a nearby group escalated into gunfire at about 3:20 a.m., police said.
Venegas was shot several times and died at the scene, San Francisco police Sgt. Michael Andraychak said Saturday. Read More
The viewpoint from The City’s iconic Twin Peaks became the site of a homicide early Saturday morning.
A man was shot around 3:19 a.m. in the Twin Peaks viewpoint parking lot and did not survive. The Medical Examiner's Office identified the man as 23-year-old Luis Venegas of San Mateo. Read More
Catching a glimpse of the water surrounding The City can be challenging at times with tall buildings blocking the view.
Seven miles of trails snake through San Francisco streets and open space, offering plenty of unobstructed views of the Bay and ocean. Not all portions of the Bay Area Ridge Trail through The City, though, accomplish this goal. Read More
A parolee who savagely stabbed a 15-year-old girl and another man at a bakery in San Francisco's Twin Peaks neighborhood in 2007 was sentenced to life in prison today.
A San Francisco Superior Court jury in March convicted Scott Thomas, 29, of two counts of attempted murder and one count of aggravated mayhem for the unprovoked attacks on teenager Loren Schaller and 60-year-old Kermit Kubitz at Creighton's bakery on May 19, 2007. Read More
A man who tried to kill a 15-year-old girl inside a Twin Peaks bakery in 2007 — prosecutors described her as “the most vulnerable person” he could find — was found guilty Tuesday. Read More