Firefighters quickly extinguished a one-alarm fire at a home in San Francisco’s Laurel Heights neighborhood this morning, fire officials said.The blaze was reported at 8:29 a.m. at a three-story house at 656 Spruce St. Firefighters extinguished the fire shortly before 9 a.m.No one was injured, but seven people have been displaced from the home, according to the fire department.The cause of the blaze had not been determined as of this morning. Read More
A business in San Francisco’s Laurel Heights was robbed by armed goons Tuesday, police said. Two unknown suspects entered the business in the 3000 block of Geary Boulevard around 9 p.m., cops said. One of them had a black handgun. They demanded the combination to the safe from one of the three women who worked there. None of the employees had the combination, cops said. Read More
Thousands of PG&E customers have had their power restored after an outage left nearly 7,000 in the dark in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury, Western Addition, and Laurel Heights neighborhoods this afternoon, according to the utility.The outage impacted about 6,900 customers earlier this afternoon. Power was restored to about 5,400 customers as of 4 p.m, according to PG&E’s twitter account. Read More
A man beat and threatened a woman with a handgun before cutting her hands and face in the Laurel Heights area Thursday, cops said. The 46-year-old man and 23-year-old woman were apparently using drugs together in 2500 block of Sutter Street around 4 a.m., police said. The man struck the woman with the butt of a handgun, placed the gun in her mouth, and then cut the woman in her face and hands with a knife, cops said. Read More
Firefighters are at the scene of a two-alarm fire in the Laurel Heights neighborhood this afternoon.
A fire broke out a home on Heather Avenue at 3:50 p.m., according to the San Francisco Fire Department. Crews are trying to douse the flames with water right now, fire dispatch said. There was no information on what caused the fire or how many people were displaced by the blaze.
More information is expected to be released soon.
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Laurel Heights residents awakened by an explosion early Sunday morning can rest assured San Francisco did not endure a missile attack.An M-80 firework device was set off, breaking a window in the unit block of Palm Avenue, according to Richmond Station police.The fireworks were set off around 3:45 a.m., police said.M-80s are illegal to buy, sell, or use in the U.S.firstname.lastname@example.org Read More
Tucked away in the affluent Laurel Heights neighborhood — just hundreds of feet from a playground — police discovered one of the only meth labs in The City, which shocked residents.
Police in San Francisco were not even searching for the lab when they stumbled upon it Wednesday on the lower level of a two-story residential flat located near the Laurel Hill Playground. Read More
Correction: This story originally reported that the First Republic Bank at 3533 California St. was robbed. The First Republic Bank was not robbed Nov. 26, a different bank in Laurel Village was robbed that day. Read More
The long journey of chain store Pet Food Express to open up a third location in San Francisco came to a close Tuesday. The chain store, with 34 locations throughout the Bay Area, will open for business at 3150 California St., filling up a space left vacant by Hollywood Video. Read More
A year after being rejected by Marina district neighbors, Pet Food Express is facing opposition in Laurel Heights, where it has proposed opening a new store.
Businesses have already gathered more than 2,500 signatures from people who are protesting plans for the new store, saying competition from the growing Bay Area-based company would threaten the boutique pet shops that are already struggling to survive. Read More