Bail was set at $3 million Tuesday for the man accused of shooting to death a 24-year-old neighbor last weekend during a dispute at their Nob Hill apartment complex. Read More
Two separate shootings in San Francisco since Friday injured one man and killed another, according to police.
A proposed ban on new bars along a popular section of Polk Street was rejected by the Small Business Commission, while a community group is calling for even tougher restrictions and asking the question, “Is Nob Hill a new Las Vegas?”
The contrast in positions illustrates the challenge in striking a balance between the Nob Hill residents upset over nightlife disruptions and the bar owners enjoying the flood of business. Read More
A Powell-Hyde cable car that stopped abruptly at Powell and Washington streets Wednesday morning injured seven people and delayed a cruise ship scheduled to set sail for Hawaii.
The cable car was traveling toward downtown about 10:20 a.m. with about 40 people aboard when it apparently hit a bolt in the tracks, causing the incident, Muni spokesman Paul Rose said.
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A neighborhood group opposing increased use of the Nob Hill Masonic Center filed a cease and desist order this week to stop the venue from hosting events until an environmental review is completed.
If the order is not complied with by Friday, the Nob Hill Association will file a lawsuit. Read More
A chemical-toting cretin nearly made off with a fistful of cash during a Nob Hill market robbery last week, police said, but his getaway attempt was thwarted. The incident happened about 7:36 p.m. Friday in the 1400 block of Polk Street, police Officer Carlos Manfredi said. Read More
A vicious dog mauling in a Nob Hill park has put the spotlight on The City’s rarely enforced leash laws.On the evening of Feb. 26, Kim Ferguson, 45, took her 12-pound poodle, Dijon, for one of his three daily walks to Huntington Park in Nob Hill. The 12-year-old pooch was led on a leash to the outer area of the park because, Ferguson said, he was much smaller than the other dogs. Read More
The walk from Nob Hill to the Financial District is a swift and scenic trip for commuters wanting to avoid driving or taking public transit. It feels safe — even in the dark of night or early morning.But one woman who was attacked and robbed as she walked that route last week wants to warn SF Examiner readers against dropping their guard.Kay, who would not provide her full name, said a thug accosted her from behind as she walked down the steep streets of Nob Hill. Read More
Holiday Hob Nob on the Hill: The annual fundraiser for St. Francis Memorial Hospital’s programs and services — including the facility’s new critical care unit — took place Dec. 2 at the Fairmont Hotel in The City. The progressive gala started with cocktails in the Venetian Room, and was followed by a three-course meal in the Gold Room and desserts and dancing back in the Venetian Room. Read More
A female police officer didn’t violate department policy when she fatally shot a lower Nob Hill resident during an armed encounter inside his hotel room last year, an official police investigation has concluded. Read More