An accident at a construction site in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood this morning sent four workers to the hospital, three with serious injuries, a fire battalion chief said. The accident was reported at about 8 a.m. at a six-story building under construction at 19th and Illinois streets. San Francisco fire Battalion Chief Charles Crane said workers were pouring concrete when three men working on the sixth floor fell three stories into the drying concrete. Read More
A seagull caused a power outage that affected about 500 PG&E customers in San Francisco's Dogpatch neighborhood this morning. PG&E spokesman Joe Molica said the seagull sparked the outage shortly after 8 a.m. at 24th and Illinois streets."A bird made contact with two of our power lines at the same time," he said. One wire fell to the street, and crews responded to make repairs. Read More
Piccino, a hip little cafe and pizzeria that opened in the Dogpatch five years ago, has a new home in a bright yellow renovated Victorian it shares with MAC, a designer clothing boutique, and Dig Wine Store. As part of an enclave of smart shops in a neighborhood that still harbors the Hells Angels headquarters, dive bars and tire shops, Piccino basks in the balmy weather and the edgy diversity of this nine-square-block area of The City. Read More
The Bayview has been a part of Sunday Streets since the event’s debut in 2008. This year, the route included the historic Dogpatch area and Lower Potrero Hill. As always, it featured a full roster of activities, live music, cultural performances and special events Sunday.
Click on the photo to the right to see more pictures of this weekend's Sunday Streets event. Read More
Five Good Samaritans suffered lacerations following a wild brawl during a fundraising event at a Dogpatch-area nightclub Sunday, according to police and city officials. Read More
Six people were injured when a San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle was hit by a big-rig in The City’s Dogpatch neighborhood Monday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.The crash was reported at 10:23 a.m. at the intersection of Third and 23rd streets, Muni spokesman Paul Rose said. The collision caused minor injuries to six people on board, San Francisco Fire Department spokeswoman Lt. Talmadge said. Read More
A woman was shot and injured in San Francisco's Dogpatch neighborhood Thursday afternoon, according to a fire dispatcher.Ambulances responded to reports of a shooting at 5001 Third St. at about 2:35 p.m., the dispatcher said.The woman was apparently walking into a store near Quesada Avenue and Third Street when she got caught in the crossfire of a suspect who was allegedly shooting at someone else, San Francisco police Officer Eric Chiang said. Read More
A cluster of lofts, condos and industry on several blocks south of the Dogpatch neighborhood is struggling to create an identity for itself.
According to resident Bill Slatkin, when people started moving in to the yet-to-be-named neighborhood — which is bounded by 22nd Street, Cesar Chavez Street to the south, the T-Third to the east and Caltrain tracks on the west — the area was on a path of growth. Read More