New bike lanes, extended crossing zones and other traffic-calming measures on a three-block stretch of both Fell and Oak streets were approved Tuesday as part of a controversial plan that also will remove more than 50 parking spaces. Read More
Three short blocks are about to show whether city officials are truly serious about increasing bicycling in San Francisco. Read More
A proposal to transform Masonic Avenue from a six-lane thoroughfare to a four-lane boulevard was unanimously approved Tuesday by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors. Read More
A proposal to close one lane of busy Oak Street to accommodate bicyclists coming from the Panhandle has critics predicting a parking and traffic nightmare along a stretch of road that drivers from the western part of The City use to reach the freeway.
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The Oakland man accused of boozing at a posh San Francisco restaurant before killing a German cyclist with a Mercedez Benz last year – and trying to cover up the crash by switching seats with his girlfriend – has been ordered to stand trial in the case.
Joshua Calder, 37, was driving south on Masonic Avenue near Turk Street when he allegedly struck 21-year-old Nils Linke on Aug. 13. Read More
A man who was attacked in San Francisco on Monday had an anti-President Barack Obama sign with a Hitler mustache drawn over Obama's face, a witness said Tuesday.
A 29-year-old Daly City man had set up a table with political literature and signs in the 1200 block of Fell Street in the city's North of Panhandle neighborhood when he was attacked at about 11:30 a.m. Monday, said San Francisco police Capt. Denis O'Leary of the Police Department's Park Station. Read More
UPDATE: Man attacked had an anti-Obama poster. Read the full story here.
A man campaigning for President Barack Obama’s re-election in front of the Bank of America on Fell Street in San Francisco was attacked by two transients Monday, police said. Read More
A man who set up a table with political literature and a sign supporting President Barack Obama was attacked in San Francisco's North Panhandle neighborhood on Monday morning, a police captain said Tuesday.
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A Panhandle-area resident told cops she found a trespasser in her kitchen on Monday meditating on the kitchen floor, police said.
The intruder, a 31-year-old San Francisco woman, apparently made herself comfortable, “sitting cross-legged" inside the home in the 400 block of Masonic Avenue around 7 p.m. Read More
The wire above the 21-Hayes bus snagged and hit a Pacific Gas and Electric Co. wire Thursday morning, knocking out power to about 3,000 customers in the Panhandle.
The incident happened around 8:45 a.m. and caused traffic jams while PG&E officials were fixing the wire.
Fire officials responded because residents nearby said there was a smell of smoke. However, nothing caught fire and no injuries were reported, according to fire officials. Read More