North Beach

The intersection of Columbus and Chestnut streets (Photo via Google Maps)

Four suspects arrested in brazen North Beach robbery

A 58-year-old woman was violently robbed in the early hours of Jan.…

 

From left, Rasa Hill, Cooper Carlson and Violet Gluck are among the myriad performers in “The Speakeasy.” (Courtesy Peter Liu)

A true-to-life visit to a Prohibition bar

I met the man in the blue hat at the appointed hour…

 

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Man attacked with ax in North Beach

A 27-year-old man was attacked with an ax Saturday afternoon in North…

 

Teens hospitalized after North Beach shooting

Two teens were hospitalized after a shooting in North Beach on Saturday…

Two injured in North Beach shooting Saturday night

Two people were injured in a shooting in North Beach on Saturday…

The Sentinel Building, a San Francisco landmark located on Kearny Street, is part of North Beach’s iconic imagery. (Courtesy photo)

Magic lives in North Beach

North Beach is where magic lives. Neon strip club signs throw color…

The Sentinel Building, a San Francisco landmark located on Kearny Street, is part of North Beach’s iconic imagery. (Courtesy photo)
Officer Christopher Kohrs enters the Hall of Justice Wednesday before appearing in his arraignment. (Jonah Owen Lamb/Photo)

‘Hot Cop of Castro’ pleads not guilty to felony hit-and-run charges

The San Francisco police officer known as the “Hot Cop of Castro”…

Officer Christopher Kohrs enters the Hall of Justice Wednesday before appearing in his arraignment. (Jonah Owen Lamb/Photo)
Booking photo of Officer Christopher Kohrs. (Courtesy San Francisco Sheriff's Department)

‘Hot Cop of Castro’ arrested too long after alleged hit-and-run for DUI test

A San Francisco police officer known as the “Hot Cop of Castro”…

Booking photo of Officer Christopher Kohrs. (Courtesy San Francisco Sheriff's Department)
Chris Kohrs, also known as the "Hot Cop of The Castro," was found guilty in connection with a 2015 hit-and-run. (Steven Kyle Weller/Courtesy photo)

‘Hot Cop of Castro’ Chris Kohrs arrested on hit-and-run charges

A well-known San Francisco police officer, also known as the "Hot Cop…

Chris Kohrs, also known as the "Hot Cop of The Castro," was found guilty in connection with a 2015 hit-and-run. (Steven Kyle Weller/Courtesy photo)
During a press conference highlighting the successes of the San Francisco Navigation Center, Victor Frazier tells his story about the Center's positive impact on his life. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Ed Lee adds $3M to expand homeless navigation sites

In the five months since it opened, the Navigation Center in the…

During a press conference highlighting the successes of the San Francisco Navigation Center, Victor Frazier tells his story about the Center's positive impact on his life. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

North Beach hit-and-run sends two to hospital

A hit-and-run driver slammed his SUV into another vehicle in North Beach…

Man robbed at knifepoint by fake rideshare driver, accomplice

A fake rideshare driver and her accomplice convinced a man who had…

Ron Conway/Mike Koozmin 2013/SF Examiner

Tech investor, SF mayoral backer Ron Conway continues to sink big bucks into local elections

Money from the mayor’s most prominent backer — tech investor Ron Conway…

Ron Conway/Mike Koozmin 2013/SF Examiner
Santiago Alonso creates bicycles made of aluminum and plastic near the Ferry Building. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

City crafts new plan for street artists

Under an overcast sky Monday afternoon, Santiago Alonso twisted wire into the…

Santiago Alonso creates bicycles made of aluminum and plastic near the Ferry Building. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Board of Supervisors approved legislation Tuesday that would allow the creation of new in-law units, also called accessory dwelling units, in buildings throughout District 8 and District 3.  (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

SF OKs new in-law housing units in 2 districts

Thousands of new housing units are expected to come onto the real…

The Board of Supervisors approved legislation Tuesday that would allow the creation of new in-law units, also called accessory dwelling units, in buildings throughout District 8 and District 3.  (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Julie Christensen (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File Photo)

District 3 Supervisor Julie Christensen aims to build unity

Like many who have built their lives in San Francisco, Julie Christensen…

Julie Christensen (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File Photo)
Rendering courtesy of Moss Wong AssociatesAn artist's rendering of the facade of the future headquarters for North Beach Citizens

SF homeless nonprofit expanding office with purchase of new headquarters

In San Francisco's competitive real estate market, North Beach Citizens, a nonprofit…

Rendering courtesy of Moss Wong AssociatesAn artist's rendering of the facade of the future headquarters for North Beach Citizens

Man critically injured after being punched in Washington Square Park

A man was critically injured after being punched in Washington Square Park…

Man injured in North Beach shooting

A man was injured in a shooting in North Beach on Saturday,…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerThe $6.3 million construction project at the Joe DiMaggio Playground in North Beach involves a complete reorganization of the play area

North Beach residents go to bat to raise funds for DiMaggio Playground renovation

It was a night when three generations of North Beach residents who…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerThe $6.3 million construction project at the Joe DiMaggio Playground in North Beach involves a complete reorganization of the play area