Two shootings Saturday injured four people, including a girl, in the Mission district, though police said the incidents appeared unrelated to nearby Cinco de Mayo festivities.While revelers partied in Dolores Park throughout the day, police were called at 5:30 p.m. to Mission and 19th streets, three blocks from the park, were two men were found shot.“It was away from any Cinco de Mayo activities,” police spokesman Sgt. Daryl Fong said. Read More
For a park that attracts thousands of San Francisco’s colorful and diverse characters on sunny days, it is no wonder the $11.7 million renovation of Mission Dolores Park has taken years and more than 50 community meetings. Read More
A taco truck that has found a home in Dolores Park may soon be on the street if efforts to codify complaints about commercializing the park move forward. Read More
Visitors to San Francisco’s Dolores Park will notice new signs asking them to take care of the park’s grassy hillsides, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department officials said.The signs were installed Wednesday at the park, located at Dolores at 18th streets. They serve as friendly reminders for the public on how to better care for the park, city officials said. Read More
Despite an early-morning raid Thursday by police and the Department of Public Works, Occupy SF protesters re-established their camp this weekend, taking up most of the block in front of the Federal Reserve building on Market Street.
Click on the photo at right to see a gallery of images from the Occupy SF encampment. Read More
According to a sea of mourning tweeters, an iPhone vigil will be held in Dolores Park tonight at 9, celebrating the life and loves of Steve Jobs. The co-founder of Apple, and genius behind the popular products that bear the fruity logo, died Wednesday at 56.
The Mission Dolores Park Facebook page requested that attendees "come, turn up your brightness, and remember, together." Read More
No water will be available to visitors at San Francisco’s Dolores Park for part of this week, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department officials said.The water system will be shut off for up to 48 hours because of construction in the park’s playground area. The shutoff will begin as early as today and will affect the park’s bathrooms, drinking fountains and irrigation systems. Read More
It was a clean getaway. A man who was showering Saturday was robbed of two laptops and his 1999 Porsche Boxster after forgetting to lock up his San Francisco apartment. The 39-year-old victim told cops he was in an upstairs bathroom when at least one crook snuck into the apartment between 10:20 p.m. and 11:15 p.m.The victim lives in the 300 block of Liberty Street, near Dolores Park, police said. Read More
A 20-year-old woman was beaten and stabbed nine times in the legs during a savage assault that stemmed from a large party in Dolores Park Saturday night, police said. Read More
A woman was savagely stabbed nine times in the legs during a party brawl in Dolores Park on Saturday night, police said. The victim, 20, and her four attackers — described by police as 16-year-old girls — were attending the party in the park around 10:30 p.m. Along with nine stab wounds to the legs, the victim brutally beaten, left with a bloody nose and bruised face, police said. Responding police found her semiconscious on the ground. Read More