Oct 16, 2020
San Francisco Excelsior Visitacion Valley

Pink Martini, Major Lazer bring back live concerts at Burlingame drive-in

We haven’t seen live concerts from big-name national acts in 7 months — but they’re coming back next week, at Burlingame’s Bayshore Drive-In. Read More

Jul 22, 2020
San Francisco Excelsior Portola Visitacion Valley

McLaren Park ropes course construction starts, a year behind schedule

The high ropes course will be the first city-run structure of its kind in San Francisco. Read More

Mar 03, 2020
San Francisco Excelsior

Nonprofit seeks SF's everyday artists to display work in new show

For its new art show, Youth Art Exchange is seeking 415 works from San Francisco artists of all ages, mediums and experience levels. Read More

Feb 11, 2020
San Francisco Bayview Excelsior Fillmore Western Addition

Open Door Legal expands low-income legal aid to Excelsior, Western Addition

"People don’t seem to understand with what frequency [non-criminal] legal issues arise for marginalized people," explains the founder of the growing legal nonprofit. Read More

Jan 02, 2020
San Francisco Excelsior Marina SoMa

NYE stabbings, shooting across SF send 3 people to the hospital with life-threatening injuries

In one incident, a 42-year-old man was seriously injured at Franklin and Bay streets in the Marina when a 26-year-old man shot him and fled. Read More

Nov 19, 2019
San Francisco Chinatown Excelsior Mission North Beach Potrero Hill

SF Eats: Roxie Food Center will stay open, Anchor Brewing releases beer to support nonprofit, more

A long-standing sandwich shop says they'll remain open despite rumors that they're closing, a local brewery releases a special-edition canned beer to support a local nonprofit, and more. Read More

Oct 08, 2019
San Francisco Castro Excelsior

Trio of early-morning car arsons occur in Castro, Crocker-Amazon

Police said the three fires, which occurred within about an hour of each other, all appeared to be intentionally set. Read More

Sep 05, 2019
San Francisco Excelsior Japantown Lower Nob Hill SoMa Tenderloin

City unveils first 4 of 80 new Bigbelly trash cans in Japantown

The remaining 76 will be installed over the next few months in Lower Nob Hill, SoMa, and the Excelsior. Read More

Aug 13, 2019
San Francisco Excelsior Ingleside

Ingleside cannabis sales go to pot with loss of both local dispensaries

Both of Ocean Avenue's cannabis dispensaries have shut down, leading to complaints of inequity and blight from local merchants. Read More

Apr 23, 2019
San Francisco Excelsior

8 people displaced in Monday-night Excelsior fire

The one-alarm fire was contained in 23 minutes, but the building is currently uninhabitable by its residents. Read More

Dec 07, 2018
Sep 25, 2018
San Francisco Bayview Excelsior Outer Sunset

In SF's underserved communities, have new liquor licenses made an impact?

With regular liquor licenses now running $300K or more, SF created special $13K ones just for underserved neighborhoods. Here's what happened next. Read More

Sep 17, 2018
San Francisco Excelsior

Excelsior housing development scrapped after Safeway backs out

The move ends plans for 253 market-rate units and likely downsizes the number of affordable units that will be constructed as well. Read More

Aug 30, 2018
San Francisco Excelsior Sunnyside

Students safe after reports of shots fired at Balboa High School

Balboa High School was placed on lockdown after reports of a possible shooter on campus. Read More

Aug 22, 2018
San Francisco Excelsior

Citing lack of affordable housing, community group opposes proposed Excelsior development

As currently proposed, the project would include 428 new homes, of which 41 percent will be affordable. Read More

Aug 13, 2018
Jul 24, 2018
San Francisco Excelsior Mission Terrace

Outer Mission robbery, kidnapping leads to hit-and-run

The suspect was forcing the victim to drive to a bank machine when the crash occurred. Read More

Jul 17, 2018
Jul 09, 2018
San Francisco Excelsior Mission Terrace

Four suspects flee after man stabbed in Excelsior motel room

Police are seeking a woman and three men who left the scene in an unknown vehicle. Read More

Jul 03, 2018
San Francisco Excelsior

Excelsior bar receives 1st SF-specific liquor license

The new licenses are only available in a handful of outer neighborhoods. Read More

Jun 25, 2018
San Francisco Excelsior

Trio stabs Muni passenger during fight on bus

A 44-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries; the suspects were not arrested. Read More

Jun 19, 2018
San Francisco Excelsior Mission Terrace

On the outskirts: inside 4 Excelsior eateries

From a revamped dive bar to a new ramen spot, here are a few places to explore on the city's edge. Read More

May 14, 2018
San Francisco Excelsior

Recovery Room dive bar debuts in Excelsior

"Unlike the previous bar that was there, they finally have a kitchen with some dignity," wrote one reviewer. Read More