Union Square

Arrest made in Wednesday homicide near Union Square

San Francisco police on Thursday made an arrest in connection with a…

 

The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink hosts seasonal skating in Union Square. (Courtesy photo)

Union Square ice rink in its final days of the season

Calling all ice skaters: Monday Jan. 16 will be the last day…

 

(Photo: Union Square Ice Rink)

‘Drag Queens on Ice’ returning to the Union Square ice rink

Bay Area drag queens will be hitting the ice Thursday evening in…

 

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

‘Fur-Free Friday’ marchers take to Union Square

Animal-rights protesters started a march around Union Square's shopping district on Friday morning,…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
(Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner)

‘Fur-Free Friday’ march planned for Union Square

An anti-fur protest is taking place on Black Friday, urging shoppers not to…

(Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner)
(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Preparations begin on Stockton Street for Winter Walk

A cheerful spread of astro-turf has replaced the construction vehicles on Stockton…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Downtown Streets Team member Sharon Randle, left, leads other members through Union Square while cleaning the streets on Thursday, Sept. 15. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF homeless team up to keep streets clean

They’ve come from Georgia, Texas and right here in the Fillmore. They’ve…

Downtown Streets Team member Sharon Randle, left, leads other members through Union Square while cleaning the streets on Thursday, Sept. 15. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Macy's men's store is seen on Stockton Street in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, August 11, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Macy’s in negotiations to sell flagship Union Square men’s store

Officials with Macy's are in negotiations to sell their flagship men's store…

Macy's men's store is seen on Stockton Street in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, August 11, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The “Winter Walk” event aided by the SFMTA, in which Stockton Street between Market and Geary streets is accessible only to pedestrians, prompted a plan to make the car-free walkway permanent once construction of the Central Subway is complete. (Courtesy SFMTA)

Rose Pak’s opposition could slam brakes on car-free Stockton Street project

San Francisco’s preliminary plan to make part of Stockton Street a car-free…

The “Winter Walk” event aided by the SFMTA, in which Stockton Street between Market and Geary streets is accessible only to pedestrians, prompted a plan to make the car-free walkway permanent once construction of the Central Subway is complete. (Courtesy SFMTA)
One of two suspects in a jewelry theft Thursday in San Francisco. (Courtesy SFPD)

Police arrest two men in connection with jewelry store burglary

Police have arrested two men in connection with the theft of more…

One of two suspects in a jewelry theft Thursday in San Francisco. (Courtesy SFPD)
A Ford sedan used in the crime is seen at a parking garage. (Courtesy SFPD)

UPDATE: Suspects steal $500K in jewelry from store near Union Square

Police are investigating the theft of more than $500,00 in jewelry early…

A Ford sedan used in the crime is seen at a parking garage. (Courtesy SFPD)
A tour bus crashed into a construction site in the area of Stockton and Post streets near Union Square on Nov. 13, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

At-fault tour bus driver won’t face criminal charges for Union Square crash

The big blue double-decker, open-topped tour bus was heading east on Post…

A tour bus crashed into a construction site in the area of Stockton and Post streets near Union Square on Nov. 13, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
More than a dozen people were injured when a tour bus crashed near Union Square on Nov. 13, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Speeding driver caused tour bus crash near Union Square, police say

Investigators have determined the driver of tour bus that crashed near Union…

More than a dozen people were injured when a tour bus crashed near Union Square on Nov. 13, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Man stabbed near Union Square Tuesday morning

A 62-year-old man was hospitalized after being stabbed in the back by…

Union Square luxury retailer robbed of $10,000

A group of robbers Tuesday evening targeted a high-end retail store in…

Five stabbed in SF since Saturday

Two men stabbed during an early morning brawl at the foot of…

A tour bus crashed into a construction site in the area of Stockton and Post streets near Union Square on Nov. 13, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

New bill may allow local governments to inspect tour buses, in wake of Union Square crash

State lawmakers hope to empower local government to inspect tour buses, in…

A tour bus crashed into a construction site in the area of Stockton and Post streets near Union Square on Nov. 13, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Armed suspects flee Union Square robbery in taxi

A 22-year-old man was forced to withdraw cash from an ATM in…

Riders on the Magic Bus take a virtual, and real, tour to San Francisco in the 1960s. (Courtesy photo)

Feelin’ groovy on the time-traveling Magic Bus

What a day for a daydream, indeed. The Magic Bus takes off…

Riders on the Magic Bus take a virtual, and real, tour to San Francisco in the 1960s. (Courtesy photo)
Injured people are tended to by paramedics near Union Square on Friday. A double-decker tour bus crashed into multiple vehicles and pedestrians. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)

Lawyer: Driver helpless to stop runaway San Francisco bus

A lawyer representing the driver of the double-decker tourist bus that careened…

Injured people are tended to by paramedics near Union Square on Friday. A double-decker tour bus crashed into multiple vehicles and pedestrians. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)