When water comes out of a tap in The City, one thing is certain. It didn’t originate in San Francisco.
The tens of millions of gallons of potable water delivered each day by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission are entirely piped in from elsewhere. But agency officials want to change that. Read More
A woman who was struck and killed by a San Francisco Muni bus near Lake Merced on Saturday has been identified by the medical examiner's office as 72-year-old Eileen Barrett.
Barrett, a Daly City resident, was struck by an outbound 18-46th Avenue bus at about 4:30 p.m. at Lake Merced Boulevard and John Muir Drive, Muni spokesman Paul Rose said.
She was transported to a hospital with serious injuries, but it was initially thought she would survive, Rose said. Read More
A Muni bus stuck and injured a woman near San Francisco's Lake Merced on Saturday afternoon, and she is expected to survive her injuries, a Muni spokesman said.
The woman was struck by an outbound 18-46th Avenue bus around 4:30 p.m. at Lake Merced Boulevard and John Muir Drive, according to Muni spokesman Paul Rose.
She was taken to a hospital with serious injuries, but Rose said the injuries do not appear to be life threatening. Read More
The cleanup dispute over San Francisco’s lone gun range, at Lake Merced, is likely to result in a compromise Tuesday at the Board of Supervisors, but the conflict is far from finished.
San Francisco moved to evict the 400-member Pacific Rod and Gun Club in July after the two sides reached an impasse over what the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission estimated to be $10.5 million in soil cleanup costs at the site, which the club has occupied for nearly 80 years. The club said the cost was likely much lower, perhaps $5 million.
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
An elderly Parkmerced woman was conned out of $5,900 after thieves reportedly convinced her that she had caused a car crash.
The 98-year-old told police she was pulling out of a parking space at a grocery store Aug. 31 when a man and a woman approached her claiming she bumped into their car. Read More
New plans to revamp the Lake Merced boathouse in an effort to revitalize recreational activities at the site were unveiled Wednesday. Read More
The Pacific Rod and Gun Club is nearing a new lease to remain at Lake Merced, but language regarding soil contamination is delaying the agreement. Read More
The only gun club in San Francisco has less than 30 days to pack up and find a new home.
The Pacific Rod and Gun Club was notified last week by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission that it’s 78-year-old month-to-month lease will end Aug. 15, after months of negotiations to create a new lease went stale. Read More
Christina Tanunliong and her husband, Marc, had traveled from Las Vegas to San Francisco to see their very first U.S. Open tournament in person. And the couple managed to see some of their favorites — Rickie Fowler, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods — during the past four days, even staking out seats at the 18th green in hopes of spying some dramatic moments. Read More