South of Market

The site of a proposed development at Fifth and Mission streets in San Francisco. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

‘5M’ project reaches landmark deal with 40% below-market-rate housing

A major mixed-use project proposed in the South of Market neighborhood cleared…

The site of a proposed development at Fifth and Mission streets in San Francisco. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
The site of a proposed development at Fifth and Mission streets in San Francisco. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

SoMa community groups appeal ‘5M’ project

Opponents of a major mixed-use development proposed in the South of Market…

The site of a proposed development at Fifth and Mission streets in San Francisco. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
A man who fled from CHP Wednesday after a traffic stop barricade him self on the upper floor of a SoMa building. (Jonah Owen Lamb/Photo)

UPDATE: South of Market blocks closed off as suspect threatens to jump from building

A man believed to have been in a stolen vehicle who was…

A man who fled from CHP Wednesday after a traffic stop barricade him self on the upper floor of a SoMa building. (Jonah Owen Lamb/Photo)

Man shot twice at SoMa bus stop

A 25-year-old man was shot twice late Wednesday at a bus stop…

Lawsuit alleges SF police wrongfully beat young black man

The ACLU filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Wednesday against the San…

Man shot in squabble over woman outside SF nightclub

A woman’s angry friend shot a man in the abdomen outside a…

The Flower Mart might be able to stay in its longtime location at Sixth and Brannan streets under a new proposal that could be approved today.

Deal blossoms between Flower Mart, developer to avoid ballot box

A November ballot measure seeking to block office construction plans for San…

The Flower Mart might be able to stay in its longtime location at Sixth and Brannan streets under a new proposal that could be approved today.
Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner file photoVictoria Manalo Draves Park could still retain 100 percent of its current sunshine allotment after a project that would have built a six-story housing unit adjacent to the park was rejected by a commission. Residents complained that the complex would cast a shadow on the park.

Commission rejects housing project after residents fight against shadows at park

Dozens of South of Market residents donned "Don't evict the sunshine from…

Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner file photoVictoria Manalo Draves Park could still retain 100 percent of its current sunshine allotment after a project that would have built a six-story housing unit adjacent to the park was rejected by a commission. Residents complained that the complex would cast a shadow on the park.

Woman assaulted with pepper spray in SoMa

A 46-year-old woman told police she was assaulted with pepper spray and…

Police: Woman killed in murder-suicide identified

A woman who was shot in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood…

Kate Conger/The S.F. ExaminerA poster seeking information about the car that struck and killed 2-year-old Mi-Yana Gregory is displayed at Mission and 5th Streets.

Woman arrested in connection with collision that killed niece

A woman has been arrested in connection with the death of her…

Kate Conger/The S.F. ExaminerA poster seeking information about the car that struck and killed 2-year-old Mi-Yana Gregory is displayed at Mission and 5th Streets.
Mike Koozmin/the S.F. ExaminerOrs Csaszar

Debate heats up over SF’s dwindling recycling centers

As many of San Francisco's recycling centers are being shut down through…

Mike Koozmin/the S.F. ExaminerOrs Csaszar
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Project officials unveil plans for $500M Moscone Center renovation

A planned major renovation of the Moscone Center will mark the centerpiece…

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Six people injured after vehicle runs red light in SoMa

Six people, including a pedestrian, were transported to the hospital with injuries…

Victim of fatal SoMa shooting identified as SF man, 26

A man shot and killed at an apartment building in San Francisco's…

Bay City NewsA 40-year-old bicyclist was taken to the hospital after an accident Wednesday.

Cyclist injured in crash with tow truck

A bicyclist was hospitalized after being hit by a tow truck in…

Bay City NewsA 40-year-old bicyclist was taken to the hospital after an accident Wednesday.
Courtesy renderingThe Central SoMa Eco-District task force’s sweeping vision for South of Market includes buildings with features such as grey-water systems and green local energy production.

SF explores an ecodistrict idea for South of Market

The city of tomorrow — the future — has a long history.…

Courtesy renderingThe Central SoMa Eco-District task force’s sweeping vision for South of Market includes buildings with features such as grey-water systems and green local energy production.
EVAN DUCHARME/SPECIAL TO THE  S.F. EXAMINERA cyclist was seriously injured at the intersection of Fifth and Bryant streets.

SoMa crash seriously injures bicyclist

A bicyclist was seriously injured when he struck the rear of a…

EVAN DUCHARME/SPECIAL TO THE  S.F. EXAMINERA cyclist was seriously injured at the intersection of Fifth and Bryant streets.
Courtesy of KTVULaw enforcement officials didn’t realize the severity of an attack on a sleeping homeless woman until surveillance footage was broadcast on KTVU (Ch. 2)

Attack on homeless San Francisco woman unprovoked, prosecutors say

The vicious attack on a sleeping homeless woman in South of Market…

Courtesy of KTVULaw enforcement officials didn’t realize the severity of an attack on a sleeping homeless woman until surveillance footage was broadcast on KTVU (Ch. 2)
Mike  koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoCar thefts in The City jumped from 5

Police search for white van in SoMa collision with bicyclist

Police are searching for a white van in connection with a hit-and-run…

Mike  koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoCar thefts in The City jumped from 5