Sustained neighborhood complaints about raucous nightlife have led one San Francisco official to suggest prohibiting new bars, liquor stores and shops selling tobacco products from opening along a six-block stretch of Polk Street.
Board of Supervisors President David Chiu, whose District 3 includes the portion of Polk Street dotted with such businesses, said the concentration of watering holes has resulted in unruly behavior that causes problems for area residents. Read More
Like anyone who has overindulged, San Francisco’s streets sometimes benefit from a diet. But instead of eschewing fatty foods, roads can become healthier by reducing traffic lanes, widening sidewalks, adding bike paths and greening medians. Read More
Thieving thugs are apparently all the rage on Divisadero Street.
After a string of terrifying robberies over about a week and a half, the thoroughfare is being flooded with plainclothes and uniformed cops, Park Police Station Capt. Richard Corrales said Wednesday. Read More
A crook whacked a man with a stick after he was already down in one of three thuggish robberies since Tuesday night, cops said. Read More
Have cops detained a serial tip jar thief?A suspect arrested on suspicion of stealing a soda and tips from a Divisadero Street cafe Sunday had reportedly struck the establishment for a fifth time in two months, according to a local blogger who interviewed a store employee. Read More
A soda thief was popped by a cop in a fizzled heist Sunday, police said.The 63-year-old South of Market man was arrested on suspicion of stealing a soda and tip jar in a business in the 300 block of Divisadero Street around noon.The clerk chased down the thief and recovered the tip cash, police at Park Station said. Then a cop on foot patrol detained the suspect at Scott and Haight streets.He was charged with burglary and petty theft, police said. Read More
San Francisco cops are baffled by a robbery report in which the victim left more than $3,000 worth of electronics — including an Apple iPad — in a parked car overnight. On Twitter Friday, Northern Station police Capt. Anne Mannix reported the car break-in at Filbert and Divisadero streets. The thief nabbed a $1,100 iPad, $2,000 laptop, $100 in cash and a credit card, she said.“Someone actually left these items in their parked car overnight,” Mannix wrote on Twitter. Read More
An irate driver hurled a rock through the window of a car stopped in traffic near the University of San Francisco campus Tuesday.The victim told cops the driver had followed his car from Ellis and Divisadero streets at around 3:30 p.m. The driver threw the rock at Stanyan and Fulton streets. The rock smashed through the car’s rear window, police said.The irate driver fled, police email@example.com Read More
Emergency personnel are responding to an accident at Divisadero and Hayes streets in San Francisco on Wednesday morning. Read More