Castro district

Man with previous convictions in death of sex partner, arson, back in court

A San Francisco man with prior convictions in connection with the death…

 

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World AIDS Day events taking place across San Francisco

Two large events will be taking place in The City on Thursday, Dec…

 

Firefighters battled a four-alarm blaze in the Castro District. (Courtesy SFFD via Twitter)

Firefighters injured battling four-alarm blaze overnight in Castro District

Five firefighters were injured fighting a four-alarm fire that damaged three buildings…

 

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation is seeking to absorb its pharmacy on 18th Street, into its clinic on Castro Street (pictured). However, surrounding neighbors and members of the business district are opposing the move. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

HIV/AIDS clinic faces hurdles in attempt to consolidate services

A plan to consolidate a Castro district pharmacy and clinic serving those…

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation is seeking to absorb its pharmacy on 18th Street, into its clinic on Castro Street (pictured). However, surrounding neighbors and members of the business district are opposing the move. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Firefighters contain 3-alarm blaze in Castro district

A three-alarm fire in San Francisco's Castro District burned two buildings Saturday…

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Buena Vista Park murder trial arguments come to close

When two young men walked into a San Francisco park three years…

Courtesy of SFPDDavid Munoz Diaz
Supervisor Scott Wiener co-sponsored today's hearing about opening the Peninsula Watershed for recreation.

AIDS nonprofit files federal suit after city halts relocation

An AIDS prevention nonprofit has sued The City in federal court for…

Supervisor Scott Wiener co-sponsored today's hearing about opening the Peninsula Watershed for recreation.
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SF man gets 7 years for Castro meth sales

A San Francisco man convicted of distributing methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of…

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Getty Images file photoA 25-year-old San Francisco man was reportedly wearing a 13-year-old boy's clothes when police confronted him about a burglary in the Castro District.

Castro District burglary suspect puts on 13-year-old's clothes

It wasn't hard to identify a 25-year-old burglary suspect in the Castro…

Getty Images file photoA 25-year-old San Francisco man was reportedly wearing a 13-year-old boy's clothes when police confronted him about a burglary in the Castro District.
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No jail for cyclist Chris Bucchere in fatal Castro collision

The 37-year-old bicyclist who struck and killed a pedestrian at a busy…

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Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoA Chipotle’s move into the former Home restaurant on Market Street but was blocked due to a new law.

Chipotle denied move into Castro

The application to open a Chipotle Mexican Grill in the Upper Market-Castro…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoA Chipotle’s move into the former Home restaurant on Market Street but was blocked due to a new law.
AP File PhotoChilly reception: Nudity enthusiasts have practiced what they preach at City Hall in recent weeks to protest Supervisor Scott Wiener’s proposed ban.

San Francisco Board of Supervisors to decide fate of nudity ban

The Board of Supervisors will bare it all today regarding how they…

AP File PhotoChilly reception: Nudity enthusiasts have practiced what they preach at City Hall in recent weeks to protest Supervisor Scott Wiener’s proposed ban.

Nudity ban is a sensible proposal

San Francisco is often considered to be a city where anything goes.…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerHanging around: A naked man takes in the warm weather Tuesday afternoon in the Castro. Nudity is legal in most of San Francisco

San Francisco to consider full-scale public nudity ban

Citing a sizable and inappropriate rise in public nudity in San Francisco’s…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerHanging around: A naked man takes in the warm weather Tuesday afternoon in the Castro. Nudity is legal in most of San Francisco
Mike Koozmin/Special to the SF ExaminerVisitors view the AIDS Memorial Quilt on Sunday. The largest display will be at 2278 Market St. from noon to 8 p.m. through Presidents Day.

AIDS Memorial Quilt returns to San Francisco

The AIDS Memorial Quilt is the subject of a free exhibit that…

Mike Koozmin/Special to the SF ExaminerVisitors view the AIDS Memorial Quilt on Sunday. The largest display will be at 2278 Market St. from noon to 8 p.m. through Presidents Day.
Free as a bird: The annual Castro Nude-In

Castro 'nude-in' attracts gawkers, but event taken in stride

They flung their arms around one another’s shoulders and put on their…

Free as a bird: The annual Castro Nude-In

Suspicious package closes streets in San Francisco's Castro district

A one block area near Castro and 18th streets was closed off…

Scott Wiener pushes bill that would help relocate Castro fire victims

District 8 Supervisor Scott Wiener would like to help residents displaced by…