The case against two 21-year-old men who were accused of assaulting an older man with a bike lock at a Geary Boulevard bus stop has been discharged pending further investigation, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Samuel Broaddus of San Francisco and Raymond Sullivan of Berkeley were arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon in connection with the 2:30 a.m. Monday attack at the Fillmore Street bus stop. Read More
Two quintessentially American art forms — jazz and turntablism — collide at the Fillmore on Saturday during Jazz Mafia Symphony’s adventurous, 12-year anniversary blowout featuring DJ Qbert, a world champion battle DJ.
Jazz Mafia Symphony will play commissioned works such as “The Emperor Norton Suite” and “Brass, Bows, and Beats” with DJ Qbert on turntables as part of a celebration for the loose Jazz Mafia collective. Read More
You know the theory that says an infinite number of monkeys with an infinite number of typewriters will eventually reproduce Shakespearean works?
Those simians could double their efforts and still not come up with a more appropriate title for the Japandroids’ second album, serendipitously called “Celebration Rock.” Read More
While Mayor Ed Lee says he is unhappy with his supervisorial appointee Christina Olague for voting to reinstate Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, he has not withdrawn his endorsement of her bid to be elected to a full term as District 5 supervisor.
His powerful friends, however, are speaking out. Read More
The District 5 seat on the Board of Supervisors represents some of the most diverse and progressive neighborhoods in The City, including the Haight, Fillmore and Western Addition. Residents of the district deserve a representative who will be attentive to the needs of the
area and a voice in key citywide issues. Read More
The supervisorial election in the Haight, Fillmore and Western Addition is not just about neighborhood issues, but a rallying cry against The City’s direction.
District 5 is the most progressive of San Francisco’s 11 Board of Supervisors districts, and the officeholder has traditionally championed left-leaning causes. Read More
A cabdriver who takes credit cards? In this case, it wasn’t for payment.
After arguing over fare payment at Hayes and Fillmore streets about 11:40 p.m. Saturday, a cabbie assaulted and robbed a passenger, police said.
The 30-year-old male victim was reportedly held at knifepoint before the driver robbed him of a cellphone and credit card, police said. The cabbie fled and no arrest has been made. Read More
Lemonade is heading our way. Callan Clendenin, Alex Pasternak and Ben Steidel play The Fillmore on Tuesday opening for Texan electronic-music band Neon Indian. Read More
Firefighters continue to battle a fire that has grown to four alarms in San Francisco's Lower Haight neighborhood.The blaze was reported at 4:08 p.m. at a three-story building on the corner of Haight and Fillmore streets.No injuries have been reported, a fire dispatcher said. Flames and smoke were no longer visible as of 5:45 p.m., but firefighters are still on the scene putting out hot spots, according to fire spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge. Read More
The City’s effort that began in 2006 to revitalize the Lower Fillmore by focusing on the area’s rich jazz history isn’t cutting it. Read More