At least one motorist was injured in a hit-and-run crash on U.S. Highway 101 in Redwood City on Tuesday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.Just after 5:30 a.m., CHP responded to a crash on southbound U.S. Highway 101, just north of Whipple Avenue, California Highway Patrol Officer Kevin Bartlett said.CHP officers arrived at the scene and found a red car that had spun sideways, blocking the slow lane of the highway, Bartlett said. Read More
A drunken driver fatally struck a pedestrian in Pacifica early Sunday morning, police said.The California Highway Patrol and Pacifica police responded to a report of a possibly deceased person near state Route 35 and Sharp Park Road at around 1:35 a.m., police said.Arriving officers found a male who was declared dead at the scene.While officers were conducting an investigation, a motorist arrived at the scene and said he had struck a person walking in the roadway. Read More
Flooding occurred on multiple city streets Thursday including California and Polk streets, Eddie and Franklin streets, Guerrero and 15th streets, and southbound Highway 101 at Cesar Chavez street, according to 311.
Bay Area-wide urban small stream flood advisories were issued Thursday morning due to continued heavy rainfall, according to the National Weather Service. Flood alerts were called into 311 San Francisco around 9:40 a.m. Read More
Traffic is once again flowing on northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco after a minor-injury collision blocked a segment of the roadway Thursday morning, a California Highway Patrol sergeant said.Located just north of U.S. Highway 101, the crash was reported by a driver at 4:56 a.m. and involved three vehicles, CHP Sgt. John Carman said. Read More
The California Highway Patrol has reopened the connector from northbound U.S. Highway 101 to northbound Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco after a nearly seven-hour closure related to a fallen sign.The connector was shut down shortly before 12:30 a.m. The damaged sign was a large green highway sign pointing motorists toward Highway 280 and downtown San Francisco. Read More
A heavily traveled commuter route in San Francisco remains closed Wednesday morning while Caltrans crews work to remove debris scattered across the roadway, according to the California Highway Patrol.The connector between northbound U.S. Highway 101 and northbound Interstate Highway 280 has been closed since just after midnight, when the CHP received reports of debris dangling from a sign over the slow lane. Read More
What a difference a week makes.
Just seven days after The City encountered record high temperatures during an unseasonable heat wave, San Franciscans experienced classic winter conditions likely to last through the weekend.
Winds and scattered rains showered San Francisco on Monday, ending the rare run of clear skies. A new storm is expected to hit The City tonight and Wednesday morning and may last into the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. Read More
A wind advisory is in effect for the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, a California Highway Patrol Officer said.The advisory was issued at 4:03 a.m. in response to the strong winds and rain, Officer Ralph Caggiano said.A wind advisory for the Bay Bridge, which was issued at 12:33 a.m., is still in effect and another wind advisory could be issued for the Richmond-San Rafael later Monday, Caggiano said. Read More
A man who drove off a cliff along the San Mateo County Coast on Saturday remained in critical condition Sunday afternoon, a California Highway Patrol officer said.At about 3 p.m., units responded to a report of a vehicle that appeared to have crashed off state Highway 1 and plunged about 100 yards down near Pescadero State Beach, CHP Officer Eric Anderson said. Read More
Detectives investigating the shooting of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona last weekend are considering a connection to California Sen. Leland Yee, who received death threats for criticizing former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin last year.
Listen to the voicemail left for Sen. Leland Yee. (Warning: Contains graphic language) Read More