SoMa

A headless corpse was found in a fishtank at 228 Clara Street on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Headless torso case: Missing man’s debit card paid hazmat crew to clean his SF home

The debit card of a missing man was used to hire a…

 

Mayor London Breed speaks with a homeless man during a walking tour of the South of Market district. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor London Breed takes a walking tour through SoMa

The Mayor and Fix-It director Sandra Zuniga took reporters along a walking…

 

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Firefighters respond to blaze outside SoMa hotel

A fire broke out on Sunday evening outside the InterContinental San Francisco…

 

A sinkhole swallowed a truck Friday in South of Market (Gregg Welk/KPIX)

Sinkhole opens up beneath truck in SoMa

A sinkhole opened up beneath a construction truck in South of Market…

A sinkhole swallowed a truck Friday in South of Market (Gregg Welk/KPIX)
The 800 block of Howard Street (Photo via Google Maps)

Thief gets away with cell phone charger after armed hotel robbery

An armed robbery took place on the evening of Dec. 22 at…

The 800 block of Howard Street (Photo via Google Maps)
Fifth and Bluxome streets (Photo via Google Maps)

Hit-and-run in SoMa leaves pedestrian with life threatening injuries

A hit-and-run occurred shortly after 11 p.m. at Fifth and Bluxome last…

Fifth and Bluxome streets (Photo via Google Maps)
Fifth and Harrison streets (Photo via Google Maps)

Police activity reported at Fifth and Harrison streets

Police activity at Fifth and Harrison streets is causing Muni delays, and…

Fifth and Harrison streets (Photo via Google Maps)
A view looking south over the South of Market neighborhood in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, September 1, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Public comment window opens for Central SoMa Plan

A 60-day public comment period has opened for the community to provide…

A view looking south over the South of Market neighborhood in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, September 1, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Hundreds of protesters gather at San Francisco's City Hall asking lawmakers for a moratorium on evictions and luxury-priced housing development in the Mission District. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

SF planning director calls gentrification ‘undeniable, and of serious concern’

The head of the Planning Department acknowledged in a letter Friday the…

Hundreds of protesters gather at San Francisco's City Hall asking lawmakers for a moratorium on evictions and luxury-priced housing development in the Mission District. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)
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UPDATE: Gas main leak at construction site shuts down two blocks of Townsend Street

UPDATE, 1:45 p.m.: According to SFFD, PG&E has resolved the issue and…

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Bomb squad and SFPD investigates a suspicious scene near 7th and Bryant in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, October 20, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

UPDATE: SFPD declares area near Hall of Justice safe

UPDATE: 2:30 P.M.: The San Francisco Police Department has rendered the area…

Bomb squad and SFPD investigates a suspicious scene near 7th and Bryant in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, October 20, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The highest concentration of single room occupancy hotels in The City are in South of Market and the Tenderloin, above. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

City officials seek cure for health disparities in SROs

For years, the health of San Francisco residents has deteriorated by conditions…

The highest concentration of single room occupancy hotels in The City are in South of Market and the Tenderloin, above. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Firefighters douse early morning blaze in SoMa

Firefighters knocked down a two-alarm fire that was burning at a vacant…

Emergency personnel respond to the scene of a shooting at Second and Mission streets early Monday morning. (Bryan Carmody/Special to S.F. Examiner)

23-year-old man injured in SF shooting early Monday

A 23-year-old man was injured in a shooting in San Francisco's Yerba…

Emergency personnel respond to the scene of a shooting at Second and Mission streets early Monday morning. (Bryan Carmody/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A crowd watches a performance at The Stud Bar's 50th anniversary party. (Rachel Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Iconic SF gay bar facing steep rent hike is sold to a collective

The Stud Bar, a 50-year-old gay bar in San Francisco's South of…

A crowd watches a performance at The Stud Bar's 50th anniversary party. (Rachel Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Recreation and Park Commission’s capital committee will discuss the purchase of a half-acre site at Minna and Natoma streets, pictured, in the western South of Market area. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF looks to buy South of Market half-acre site for $10M for new park

Amid an ongoing housing crisis and soaring real estate costs, San Francisco…

The Recreation and Park Commission’s capital committee will discuss the purchase of a half-acre site at Minna and Natoma streets, pictured, in the western South of Market area. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A bicyclist was fatally struck by a driver in Golden Gate Park on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)

Two cyclists killed in separate crashes Wednesday in SF

Police are investigating two different hit-and-run collisions that left bicyclists dead Wednesday…

A bicyclist was fatally struck by a driver in Golden Gate Park on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)
The Endup nightclub seen at Harrison and Sixth streets in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, June 17, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Two men charged in killing of teenager inside SF nightclub

Two men who face murder charges in relation to the killing earlier…

The Endup nightclub seen at Harrison and Sixth streets in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, June 17, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Remi Lacey shows a photo of her mother-in-law, Mitzi Campbell (center), who was fatally stabbed June 10, 2016, while working on a construction site near 5th and Folsom streets in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, June 14, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Suspects in fatal stabbing of construction worker plead not guilty

Suspects charged in two stabbings, one fatal, that allegedly occurred after they…

Remi Lacey shows a photo of her mother-in-law, Mitzi Campbell (center), who was fatally stabbed June 10, 2016, while working on a construction site near 5th and Folsom streets in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, June 14, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Mel Beetle, a resident of the Raman Hotel, holds a sign during a rally Tuesday to demand more city funding to improve and replace SRO elevators. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SRO elevators fall into disrepair

The elevator in South of Market’s Hillsdale Hotel worked on Tuesday, but…

Mel Beetle, a resident of the Raman Hotel, holds a sign during a rally Tuesday to demand more city funding to improve and replace SRO elevators. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)