San Francisco General Hospital

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Some San Francisco hospital security performed by low-level officers

Some security duties at San Francisco General Hospital are carried out by…

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Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSheriff Ross Mirkarimi had a domestic violence charge against him wiped off his record on Monday.

S.F. Sheriff’s Department findings show missteps in hospital-body case

Repeated incomplete search efforts, conflicting reports, miscommunication and a failure to follow…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSheriff Ross Mirkarimi had a domestic violence charge against him wiped off his record on Monday.
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco police are seeking to speak with a S.F. General employee who said he saw a body in the hospital's stairwell days before a woman's body was discovered.

Police seek man seen in S.F. General stairwell case

Police were trying to identify a man who reported seeing someone in…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco police are seeking to speak with a S.F. General employee who said he saw a body in the hospital's stairwell days before a woman's body was discovered.
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Family of woman found dead at SFGH updated on the investigation

Authorities investigating the death of Lynne Spalding, a woman found dead on…

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Marcio Jose Sanchez/ap file photoThree people were killed when an Asiana Airlines plane crashed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6.

Hospital releases last patient from Asiana crash

The last patient who was still hospitalized following the Asiana Airlines plane…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/ap file photoThree people were killed when an Asiana Airlines plane crashed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6.
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoA Central California woman emailed San Francisco General Hospital and the Sheriff’s Department about an incident in which she was trapped in a stairwell similar to that where a woman was found Oct. 8.

Months before body discovered in San Francisco General, hospital visitor got stuck in stairwell

Five months before the body of a missing patient was discovered in…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoA Central California woman emailed San Francisco General Hospital and the Sheriff’s Department about an incident in which she was trapped in a stairwell similar to that where a woman was found Oct. 8.
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco police are seeking to speak with a S.F. General employee who said he saw a body in the hospital's stairwell days before a woman's body was discovered.

Patient disappearances from San Francisco General Hospital are common

Ten minutes before Mayor Ed Lee took the podium at San Francisco…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco police are seeking to speak with a S.F. General employee who said he saw a body in the hospital's stairwell days before a woman's body was discovered.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerMayor Ed Lee announced Friday that UC San Francisco will do the review of security measures at San Francisco General Hospital

SF General Hospital review to be conducted by UC San Francisco

An independent review of San Francisco General Hospital's security and safety systems…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerMayor Ed Lee announced Friday that UC San Francisco will do the review of security measures at San Francisco General Hospital
One resolution for Mayor Ed Lee in 2015 could be to declare a moratorium on evictions in The City.

Mayor: City will investigate SF General Hospital security after patient found dead in stairwell

Three days after the body of a missing patient was found in…

One resolution for Mayor Ed Lee in 2015 could be to declare a moratorium on evictions in The City.
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Body found at hospital may be missing woman

An unidentified body discovered in a stairwell at San Francisco General Hospital…

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Body found at SF General Hospital could be missing woman

Officials at a San Francisco hospital say a woman has been found…

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Courtesy photoLynne Spalding disappeared from San Francisco General Hospital on Sept 21

Mystery surrounds circumstances of missing woman’s body found at San Francisco General Hospital

Cases of patients walking away from hospital beds unannounced are not new…

Courtesy photoLynne Spalding disappeared from San Francisco General Hospital on Sept 21
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SFPD investigating death of infant brought to SFGH

SFPD's homicide unit is investigating the death of a 7-month-old child who…

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S.F. police investigating what caused drunken man to have serious head injury

Police investigators are trying to figure out what caused a traumatic brain…

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Justin SullivanA homeless man sleeps in the doorway of a closed store on September 16

Psychiatric patients increasing in S.F. hospitals, putting a strain on the system

Police Commissioner Thomas Mazzucco was driving past a San Francisco hospital with…

Justin SullivanA homeless man sleeps in the doorway of a closed store on September 16
Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoAs memories of Oracle Team USA's victory at the America's Cup

How San Francisco's budget grew by $710 million

With an increase of $710 million this fiscal year, it's no wonder…

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images file photoAs memories of Oracle Team USA's victory at the America's Cup

Workers, firefighter injured in San Francisco General Hospital blaze

Seven construction workers and one firefighter suffered minor injuries after a fire…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.

Alcoholism increasing among San Franciscans

The rate of alcoholism in San Francisco has increased since 2006, according…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe SFMTA will implement double stopping on Muni Metro trains at certain stations starting this weekend.

Muni crash injures 15

Fifteen people were taken to hospitals -- including a number of children…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe SFMTA will implement double stopping on Muni Metro trains at certain stations starting this weekend.
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SF General Hospital briefly locked down after gun scare

Employees at San Francisco General Hospital were ordered to shelter in place…

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