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Mar 16, 2021
San Francisco Hayes Valley Western Addition

Trader Joe's to host meeting about potential Hayes Valley location

Trader Joe’s will host a virtual community meeting on Tuesday night ahead of filing its application to open its seventh San Francisco location in the ground floor of a new condo building at 555 Fulton St. Read More

Feb 26, 2021
San Francisco Alamo Square Cole Valley Divisadero Fillmore Hayes Valley Western Addition

Supervisor Dean Preston pushes for free Muni for the rest of the pandemic

The District 5 supervisor is lobbying the SFMTA to eliminate fare until COVID-19 blows over, “to restore ridership and put money into struggling San Franciscan’s pockets when they need it most.” Read More

Feb 26, 2021
San Francisco Alamo Square Cole Valley Divisadero Fillmore Hayes Valley Western Addition

Supervisor Dean Preston pushes for free Muni for the rest of the pandemic

The District 5 supervisor is lobbying the SFMTA to eliminate fare until COVID-19 blows over, “to restore ridership and put money into struggling San Franciscan’s pockets when they need it most.” Read More

Feb 22, 2021
San Francisco Hayes Valley Western Addition

House parade: moving day for the Englander House in photos

Hundreds of San Franciscans gathered to watch the 139-year-old Victorian house move from 807 Franklin St. to its new home at 635 Fulton St. on February 21, 2021. Here's a recap of the day in photos in case you weren't among them. Read More

Feb 18, 2021
San Francisco Hayes Valley Western Addition

Historic Victorian to be moved from Franklin Street to Fulton Street on Sunday

A historic Victorian house standing alone near the corner of Franklin and Turk Streets will be moved to a new home on Sunday morning after nearly eight years of planning. Read More

Dec 14, 2020
San Francisco Alamo Square Divisadero NoPa Western Addition

Yet another cyclist hit by car on Fell Street prompts calls for Wiggle bike path safety measures

Sup. Dean Preston calls safety upgrades to the Fell and Divisadero Streets intersection that’s notorious to cyclists as one of the most dangerous in town. Read More

Dec 10, 2020
San Francisco Golden Gate Park Upper Haight Western Addition

Giant cypress tree at Golden Gate Park still done up for Christmas, despite pandemic

For the 91st holiday season in a row, the gigantic Monterey cypress tree at Stanyan and Fell Streets still dazzles as San Francisco‘s ‘official’ Christmas tree. Read More

Dec 08, 2020
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Short film chronicles the life and costume creations of long-time Western Addition resident

Longtime Western Addition resident and gay-Latino designer Miguel Gutierrez was recently profiled in a new documentary film about his life in San Francisco, and his art, design, and costume creations. The film was released last week in commemoration of World AIDS Day on December 1. Read More

Dec 07, 2020
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Shop local for the holidays: Hoodline's gift-giving guide in support of small SF businesses

Although 2020 seems to be unending, the holiday season is upon us, and it’s worth remembering the wealth of small businesses scattered across San Francisco that offer the perfect gifts for friends, loved ones, and even yourself. Read More

Oct 30, 2020
San Francisco Fillmore Western Addition

A Fillmore District affordable housing project may transform into a massive, 2,500-unit development

Freedom West Homes, the 47-year-old, 382-unit affordable development on four blocks bounded by Fulton, Gough, Golden Gate, and Laguna in the Fillmore District, may be replaced by a massive new development that will both re-house the existing co-op owners there, and create 100 more affordable units alongside 2,000 market-rate units. Read More

Oct 30, 2020
San Francisco Fillmore Western Addition

A Fillmore District affordable housing project may transform into a massive, 2,500-unit development

Freedom West Homes, the 47-year-old, 382-unit affordable development on four blocks bounded by Fulton, Gough, Golden Gate, and Laguna in the Fillmore District, may be replaced by a massive new development that will both re-house the existing co-op owners there, and create 100 more affordable units alongside 2,000 market-rate units. Read More

Sep 02, 2020
San Francisco Fillmore Western Addition

Despite graffiti, Tommy's Joynt owner says closure rumors are 'fake news' [Updated]

After the historic restaurant was vandalized, closure rumors spread. But its owner says they're untrue. Read More

Aug 19, 2020
San Francisco Japantown Western Addition

Driver who killed pedestrian at Geary & Gough was recording 'reckless behavior' for social media

The driver, who joked about "incriminating himself" on social media, killed a 50-year-old father of two. Read More

Aug 11, 2020
San Francisco Japantown Western Addition

Pedestrian killed by driver in early-morning Cathedral Hill crash [Updated]

With eight high-speed lanes, this stretch of Geary is considered a high-injury corridor by the city. Read More

Jul 23, 2020
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'It's a boiling point': City ignores District 5 encampments as COVID-19 threat rises

40 of the Haight's unhoused have found safe shelter at the Stanyan Street tent village. But there appears to be no plan for hundreds of others sleeping on the street. Read More

Jun 10, 2020
San Francisco Western Addition

The most affordable apartments for rent in the Western Addition, San Francisco

Housing costs too high? Apartment hunting is hard, but there are deals to be had. So what do low-end rentals in the Western Addition look like these days? Read More

May 26, 2020
San Francisco Hayes Valley Western Addition

Hayes Valley/Western Addition crime: Wine taken from picnic table, chemical spray attack, more

In one incident, a man grabbed a bottle of wine from a picnic table and then threatened to harm the picnicker with the bottle. Read More

May 11, 2020
San Francisco Fillmore Hayes Valley Japantown Western Addition

Geary & Steiner pedestrian bridge to be demolished later this month

Built in 1962, the bridge is set to come down as part of the project to speed up the 38 and 38R-Geary buses. Read More

May 05, 2020
Apr 10, 2020
San Francisco Western Addition

The most affordable apartments for rent in the Western Addition, San Francisco

Finding a good deal can be a challenge if you're hunting for a new living arrangement on a budget. So what do low-end rentals in the Western Addition look like these days? Read More

Apr 01, 2020
San Francisco Hayes Valley Western Addition

Hayes Valley/Western Addition crime: stabbing victim walks into hospital, attempted car fire, more

In one incident, three men were arrested when they tried to break into a business on the 500 block of Octavia Street. Read More

Mar 11, 2020
San Francisco Western Addition

Budget apartments for rent in the Western Addition, San Francisco

Need an affordable new spot? Apartment hunting is hard, but there are deals. So what do low-end rentals in the Western Addition look like these days? Read More

Feb 21, 2020
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Sup. Preston revives long-stymied push for District 5 navigation center

Starting with a meeting this Sunday, Preston is taking on the conflict that's stymied two of his predecessors — including Mayor Breed. Read More