The owner of two large, derelict homes near Sutro Heights Park in the Outer Richmond district was officially instructed Monday to clean up his act, although he appears to have both the financial means and an understanding of the system to keep his properties as is indefinitely. Read More
The gun-toting thugs suspected of holding up two family-run pharmacies in San Francisco last week were hunting for oxycodone pills, a prescription drug that fetches top dollar on the streets, police said Thursday.
The Police Department has released video surveillance footage of the broad-daylight stickups, hoping the public will help identify the bandits. Images and video can be seen at www.sanfranciscopolice.org. Read More
A 23-year-old man was tied up and held at gunpoint during a terrifying home invasion robbery in the Outer Richmond district Monday, San Francisco police said.The man had been sleeping and woke up to a handgun pointing at him in the 1000 block of 32nd Avenue, police said Tuesday.The gun-toting burglar, a man in his early-to-mid 20s, tied up the victim, selected a few items to steal, then fled in an unknown vehicle. Read More
Authorities are continuing to search for a 73-year-old at-risk man who went missing on Thursday in San Francisco's Outer Richmond neighborhood, a police spokesman said Monday.Kenneth Chin, 73, who suffers from dementia, was last seen Thursday afternoon in the area of 35th Avenue and Balboa Street, the San Francisco Police Department said. Read More
An Outer Richmond blogger’s persistent coverage of Muni’s 38-Geary bus line helped lead to some much-appreciated scheduling changes in his neighborhood. Read More
A 96-year-old woman apparently fell to her death from a fire escape at a home in the Outer Richmond neighborhood of San Francisco on Wednesday morning.Two neighbors called police at 3:15 a.m. to a home in the 4700 block of Balboa Street, about two blocks away from Ocean Beach. San Francisco Police Department officers found Francis Rule lying on the ground.The fire escape was not broken and the fall did not look suspicious, according to police. Read More