A woman who was stalked and sexually assaulted inside her Telegraph Hill apartment last weekend is being lauded by prosecutors for her bravery in helping police catch the suspect. Read More
Jovan Jones, the man arrested last weekend for allegedly breaking into a Telegraph Hill apartment and sexually assaulting a woman, will be arraigned this afternoon, Assistant District Attorney Alex Bastian said. Read More
Recent rainstorms have aggravated leaks at Coit Tower, where roof repairs were already under way to address the longstanding leakage problem and protect the historic murals inside the cylindrical San Francisco landmark.
But thanks to quick action by Recreation and Park Department staff, city officials say, damage to the murals was averted. Read More
Commission hears about roof repair and other structural plans for the Telegraph Hill landmark. Read More
No one is happy about gashes and wear on Coit Tower’s Depression-era murals, but how to fix the problem has sparked bitter disagreement between the Recreation and Park Department and the perpetually watchful neighbors of Telegraph Hill. Now voters will weigh in on whose solution is better. Read More
A June ballot measure aimed at restoring Coit Tower’s historic public murals is now being opposed by a seemingly unexpected source — the city commission in charge of restoring the historic public murals.The ballot item arose from concerned residents who say The City doesn’t dedicate enough to the beloved art pieces, which are suffering due to fog and wear-and-tear from visitors. Read More
It is unclear if The City was responsible for shoring up the steep cliff that rained boulders atop a car Monday, or whether nearby property owners failed to fulfill their obligation to maintain the hillside.
Several huge boulders tumbled from a cliff north of Coit Tower, landing behind a residential building and damaging a parked sedan. Read More
After all the fuss, a Telegraph Hill burglary suspect who had refused to come down from a steep hillside – leading to a more than 24-hour-long standoff with San Francisco police – has apparently gotten away. Read More
An alleged cat burglar who became stuck in a tree on a steep Telegraph Hill cliffside had pretty much every government agency in The City trying to coax him down Wednesday. Read More
This police chase has been a real cliffhanger.San Francisco cops have been dealing with a stubborn burglary suspect who has been trapped on a cliff-side on Telegraph Hill for more than 18 hours, refusing to come down.While running from cops Tuesday night, the suspect ended up trapped and surrounded on a dangerous 200-foot cliff-side north of Coit Tower, hidden behind thick brush, San Francisco police Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More