Oct 11, 2017
San Francisco Bayview Portola

2 Teenagers Arrested After Portola/Bayview Carjacking, Collision

Two 14-year-olds robbed a man before stealing and crashing his vehicle. Read More

Sep 20, 2017
Sep 11, 2017
San Francisco Portola

Electric 'Avenue' — Classic Portola Movie Palace Gets New Neon

After analyzing the circuits, a contractor restored the vintage sign's original flashing sequence. Read More

Sep 01, 2017
San Francisco Bayview Portola

Police Arrest Man In Alleged Series Of Assaults On Asian Women

The 19-year-old suspect allegedly targeted several women in what police are calling “brutal assaults.” Read More

Aug 30, 2017
San Francisco Excelsior Portola

12-Year-Old Boy Injured In Excelsior Hit-And-Run

No detailed suspect or vehicle description was released, but the driver is described as a man in his late 20s. Read More

Aug 16, 2017
San Francisco Bayview Excelsior Outer Sunset Portola

State To Issue 5 New Neighborhood-Specific Liquor Licenses

The new licenses are the result of a law written by former Sen. Mark Leno, now a candidate for mayor. Read More

Aug 15, 2017
San Francisco Bayview Dogpatch Hunters Point Portola Potrero Hill

Bayview Crime & Safety: 2 Homicides, Man Sets Himself On Fire, More

In one incident, a man threatened to set a woman on fire and bomb a building before setting himself alight. Read More

Aug 11, 2017
San Francisco Excelsior Portola

McLaren Park's Saturday Concert Series' 5th Season Kicks Off

The Saturday in the Park concert series showcases local artists –– and McLaren Park, San Francisco's second largest park. Read More

Jul 13, 2017
Jul 10, 2017
San Francisco Excelsior Portola

Find All-You-Can-Eat Hot Pot At Portola's New 'Chef Li's Cafe'

The new spot brings a much-loved genre of group dining to San Bruno Avenue. Read More

Jul 07, 2017
San Francisco Excelsior Portola

Man In Life-Threatening Condition After Visitacion Valley Shooting

An argument between two men escalated into a shooting, but the suspect said he was defending himself. Read More

Jun 22, 2017
Jun 14, 2017
San Francisco Portola

After Reaching Crowdfunding Goal, Avenue Theater Campaign Aims Higher

Neighbors supported a crowdfunding campaign last week to help install neon lights on San Bruno Avenue's long-vacant Avenue Theater. Read More

Mar 28, 2017
Oakland Castro Financial District Inner Richmond Portola

Neighborhood Shops See Poster Board, Art Supply Sales Soar In The Time Of Trump

“The amount of people that came into our store and the numbers of items we sold were pretty staggering,” says one store employee. Read More

Mar 16, 2017
San Francisco Outer Sunset Portola

Anti-LGBT Dolores Park Urinal Opponents Now Taking On SF Pot Dispensaries

An anti-LGBT group that unsuccessfully fought the Dolores Park urinal is now trying to put the brakes on three proposed SF marijuana dispensaries. Read More

Feb 21, 2017
Feb 16, 2017
San Francisco Bayview Portola

1 Firefighter Injured, 11 Residents Displaced In 1-Alarm Fire In Portola Place

The 1-alarm blaze broke out at 1:17pm today in a three-story home on Apollo Street at Thornton. Read More

Jan 29, 2017
San Francisco Bernal Heights Mission Portola

New District 9 Supervisor Hillary Ronen Talks Affordable Housing, Transit, More

Ronen was sworn in this month as the new supervisor for District 9, which includes the Mission, Bernal Heights, and Portola. Read More

Jan 06, 2017
San Francisco Excelsior Portola

Planning Commission Delays Decision On Contentious San Bruno Avenue Dispensary

Uncertainty over San Francisco’s and San Mateo County’s future regulations for recreational marijuana led to the decision. Read More

May 02, 2016
San Francisco Mission Portola

Grocery Outlet To Debut Mission And Portola Locations This Year

The shuttered Fresh & Easy in Portola and the former DeLano's Market on South Van Ness will soon be home to two new Grocery Outlets. Read More