A van went off a cliff and crashed into a building on San Francisco's Twin Peaks on Friday morning, according to a fire department official.
Click on the photo to the right to see more pictures from the crash.
The van went off Twin Peaks Boulevard and crashed into a building at 2 Clarendon Ave. around 10:20 a.m., according to fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge. Read More
A 23-year-old woman is scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon on charges that she plowed her car into three pedestrians last week — killing a mother in front of her horrified son — while at the scenic Twin Peaks lookout.On Monday, prosecutors charged San Francisco resident Gina Eunice with four felonies, two misdemeanors and an infraction related to the Thursday night collision on Christmas Tree Point Road that knocked the pedestrians about 30 feet down a hillside. Read More
Charges could be filed today in connection with the horrific collision at the Twin Peaks lookout Thursday night that knocked three pedestrians off the roadway and down a hillside, killing one of them. Read More
Even though eight days have passed since the election, no one is declaring victory in the District 7 Board of Supervisors race.
The latest vote tally released Tuesday by the Department of Elections shows school board President Norman Yee leading labor leader F.X. Crowley by a margin of 102 votes under The City’s ranked-choice voting system. Read More
In San Francisco’s relatively conservative District 7, nine candidates are vying to replace termed-out Supervisor Sean Elsbernd, who routinely supported more investment in basic infrastructure and warned about burgeoning government labor costs. Read More
Fire Department officials on Wednesday questioned the PG&E response time for a broken gas line that fueled a four-alarm fire Tuesday in the Portola district.
Fire Chief Joanna Hayes-White has requested a meeting with PG&E to determine whether there was a miscommunication in the response. Read More
Endangered Mission blue butterflies will be released today atop Twin Peaks, which ecological studies have shown to be a suitable habitat for the insects and their eggs. Read More
Restoring and creating trails between Twin Peaks and Glen Canyon Park is a high priority for the Recreation and Park Department, but not all neighbors are on board.Critics say the plan will remove an important habitat, and others note there is an existing path that leads through Glen Canyon’s neighboring streets that could work just as well if it were better marked. Read More
On San Francisco’s Yukon Street, a nub of a road tucked into the hillside below Market Street near Twin Peaks, the sounds of passing cars provide the neighborhood’s ambient soundtrack on any given night. Read More
A man convicted of trying to kill his estranged wife with a hammer in 2008 at her home near San Francisco’s Twin Peaks was sentenced today to 142 years to life in state prison, a district attorney’s spokesman said.Steve Acosta, 59, used a hammer to attack Kimberly Celoni, on April 16, 2008, at her home on Glenview Drive, where he had also repeatedly threatened and vandalized her property in the days leading up to the assault, prosecutors said. Read More