Brittany Hopkins

Brittany is a writer who lives at the intersection of the Tenderloin, Union Square and SOMA. A perfect spot for everything but grocery shopping.

Dec 14, 2018
San Francisco Chinatown

SFPD makes arrest in Chinatown homicide earlier this year

The suspect was already being held in county jail in connection to the assault and battery of a homeless man in the Tenderloin this past May. Read More

Dec 13, 2018
San Francisco Laurel Heights Presidio Presidio Heights

SFPD investigating bomb threats at 'numerous' SF locations [updated]

Initial reports indicate that the San Francisco Fire Credit Union and Jewish Community Center in Presidio Heights have both been evacuated. Read More

Dec 13, 2018

Tomorrow: Ford GoBike adds e-bikes to East Bay fleet

The bikeshare network is set to release more than 500 pedal-assist e-bikes in Oakland, Emeryville and Berkeley. Read More

Dec 13, 2018
Dec 12, 2018
San Francisco Lower Nob Hill

SFPD releases video footage of suspect in fatal Lower Nob Hill hit-and-run

The SFPD is asking the driver — and anyone with information on this case — to contact the department as soon as possible. Read More

Oct 29, 2018
Oct 29, 2018
San Francisco Bayview

Fight in Bayview leads to shooting, 1 critical injury, early Sunday

The shooting at Third Avenue and Newcomb Street sent two victims to the hospital — one of which suffered life-threatening injuries. Read More

Oct 23, 2018
San Francisco SoMa

SFPD arrests suspect in aggravated assault that critically injured 1 in SoMa last month

The suspect allegedly exited his vehicle and punched a man who reportedly mistook his vehicle for a rideshare car. Read More

Oct 23, 2018
San Francisco Inner Sunset

1 killed, 1 seriously injured in early-morning fire at Inner Sunset residence [updated]

The first-alarm fire broke out at 3:33 a.m. today on Funston Avenue between Irving and Judah. Read More

Oct 17, 2018
San Francisco Mission

SFPD seeks public assistance identifying Valencia Street hit-and-run suspect

The SFPD is seeking information on a maroon four-door sedan that struck a cyclist early Tuesday, August 21. Read More

Oct 16, 2018

Grand jury indicts suspect in Nia Wilson's killing at MacArthur BART station

An Alameda County grand jury has charged John Lee Cowell with murder in the killing of 18-year-old Nia Wilson this past July. Read More

Aug 14, 2018
San Francisco Polk

It's official: Hemlock Tavern to shutter in early October

The venue's ownership accepted a buyout as a new development looms. Read More

Aug 13, 2018

Oakland police officer critically injured in multi-vehicle collision

The patrol SUV hit another vehicle before colliding with a semitruck at the Port of Oakland. Read More

Aug 13, 2018
Aug 09, 2018
San Francisco Tenderloin

SFPD investigating possible murder-suicide in Tenderloin apartment [Updated]

The victims, two sisters, were found in an apartment on the 200 block of Turk Street. Read More

Aug 08, 2018
San Francisco Inner Richmond

SFPD seeks public's assistance in Inner Richmond hit-and-run investigation

Investigators are seeking the driver and vehicle that hit and injured a pedestrian at Geary and Second Avenue early Saturday morning. Read More

Aug 07, 2018

Firefighters battle blaze at Piedmont residence [Updated]

Piedmont firefighters are currently tackling "heavy fire" at a single-family residence. Read More

Aug 06, 2018
Aug 06, 2018
San Francisco Inner Richmond

Man suffers life-threatening injuries in early-morning hit-and-run

A 35-year-old man was hit by the driver of a green four-door vehicle Saturday morning at Second Avenue and Geary Boulevard. Read More

Jun 16, 2017
San Francisco Castro Mission

In ‘David, In Brief,’ Boxers Reveal The Lives Of SF's LGBT Community

The short film debuting at this weekend's Frameline41 film festival takes a fresh look at the biblical tale of David versus Goliath through the experiences of gay and transgender men. Read More

Jun 13, 2017
Oakland Financial District Outer Sunset

Wednesday: Bay Area Cannabis Pros Discuss Industry's Future

Movers and shakers in the local cannabis industry will talk about the plant's economic, social and cultural impacts. Read More

Mar 10, 2017
San Francisco Civic Center Mid-Market SoMa

Immigration Ban, Free Tibet Protests Take To City Hall, Native American Rights March To Follow

Hundreds of people gathered at City Hall today for two different protests, and a third is expected to follow this evening. Read More