The new painted transit-only lane on Church Street — designed to keep private vehicles out of the way of Muni vehicles — appears to be paying dividends for the agency.
Since a layer of red paint was laid down on a three-block stretch of the street, the 22-Fillmore has had a 5 percent reduction in travel time and a 20 percent increase in reliability along that stretch, according to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, which manages Muni. Read More
This crook was allegedly caught sleeping on the job.
A man accused of using a blow torch to break into an ATM in the Upper Noe Valley neighborhood last weekend was found by police moments later sleeping in a nearby pickup truck -- or at least pretending to.
Just after 3 a.m. Sunday, an alert citizen called police about the fiery break-in at a cash machine near Church and 29th streets. Read More
A pedestrian was struck head-on while crossing at Market and Church streets Wednesday, police said, and the driver fled the scene and left him for dead.
The victim, a 39-year-old man, suffered a life-threatening head injury after a dark-colored sedan struck him on Market Street just after midnight, police Officer Gordon Shyy said. The sedan was last seen driving north on Sanchez Street, Shyy said. Read More
A one-alarm fire damaged a computer lab at a children's center in San Francisco early Sunday morning, fire officials said.Firefighters went to the Children's Council of San Francisco at 455 Church Street on a report of fire at 12:50 a.m., according to the fire department.Initial reports were that the building was affiliated with nearby Mission High School, which was inaccurate, according to dispatch. 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
It’s no laughing matter; a spat between two dogs in Noe Valley literally had one of the pups in stitches Thursday morning.
According to police a woman said she was walking her dog when it was attacked by another leashed offender around 7 a.m. Thursday in the 1000 block of Church Street.
The alleged attack left a 3-inch gash, but who barked what and why is still being investigated.
— Staff Report Read More