Historically, the dimly-lit underpasses of freeway ramps have been havens for homeless encampments, shady drug deals and other types of seedy behavior.
With the development of the new Transbay Transit Center requiring several overhead ramps for buses, project backers might have been intimidated by the prospect of those unseemly spaces dotting the landscape of the SoMa District. Instead, they’re viewing such spaces as places for positive possibilities. Read More
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is working to make its collection more accessible to members of the public, but art lovers throughout San Francisco are going to have to wait a few years to enjoy it.
A man was stabbed in the thigh Tuesday night in South of Market, police said Wednesday.
The victim and suspect began arguing in the 1100 block of Howard Street about 6:15 p.m. before the victim punched the suspect, police said. The suspect then reportedly grabbed a steak knife and stabbed the victim in his thigh, but the injury was not life-threatening.
Officers arrived and took the stabbing suspect into custody. Read More
A man was sliced on the shoulder with a knife in the South of Market district Tuesday after refusing to donate cash to a down-on-his-luck thug, police said.The 54-year-old victim was walking in the 900 block of Howard Street, near Eighth Street, when the needy hooligan asked for money around 12:50 a.m. Read More
Just two days after San Francisco elected officials gathered at a South of Market nightclub to announce new legislation to increase safety for nightclub patrons, a club-goer was found stabbed just one block away.
A 25-year-old man was stabbed during a fight between the victim and five or six other men just before 2 a.m. Saturday, according to police. Read More
Cops responded to three unrelated dog bite cases during a two-hour period in San Francisco last week.Predator pooches preyed on people in the South of Market and Upper Haight neighborhoods Tuesday morning, police said.At Fifth and Stevenson, cops came upon two suspects and a dog sleeping on the sidewalk at around 11:15 a.m. A victim told the cops the dog had bitten him. Cops said the dog was far from a peacenik. Read More