SFFD extinguished the blaze, and no injuries were reported.
Play a card game with others online, join a Good Friday service, or attend mixology school and learn how to make cocktails.
Whether sheltering in place or busy with essential work, San Franciscans are making more calls to local mental health support lines, and organizations say they need volunteers and funding to keep up.
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Fnnch is brightening up boarded-up businesses with the SF-famous honey bears, now wearing N95 masks.
Amid criticism of its response to the unhoused population during the COVID-19 outbreak, San Francisco will deploy up to 15 new public toilets and hand washing stations.
Join a comedy show, an open mic night or discuss a Netflix movie with others.
Restaurants and bars in the city are experiencing a rash of break-ins and vandalism under the shelter-in-place order.
Self-organized through Facebook groups and Slack teams, an ad-hoc volunteer corps is rushing to produce needed medical supplies.
"Now, the spirit has to come to you through Zoom," says one minister.
Raff Distillerie and Seven Stills have repurposed their operations, from crafting spirits to helping fix the ongoing shortage of hand sanitizer.
A group of Supervisors is hoping to shake Mayor Breed into action on preventatively housing homeless people — and if they can't, they'll force her hand.
Plus, a new bar is offering steam-your-own barbecue pork buns and big-batch cocktails to take home.
Take part in a gentle yoga class, learn to mix whiskey cocktails or celebrate a Zoom Passover.
In one incident, a 40-year-old man set fire to a recycling bin and caused damage in the lobby of a building.
Take an urban biking lesson, join a beginners' flamenco class or settle in for a morning meditation — all from the comfort of your couch.
Mounting expenses due to COVID-19 led to the tough decision to close the popular Bernal Heights restaurant permanently.
In spite of stricter shelter-in-place rules, San Francisco's parks, boulevards and beaches remain crowded with people seeking exercise and fresh air.
Citing inaction from Mayor Breed, several Supervisors are proposing emergency legislation to get undiagnosed homeless people — not just the ill — into hotel rooms.
Muni is slicing service to just 17 key lines as the shelter-in-place wears on.
Learn what you can cook with beans in an Instant Pot, ask Sup. Matt Haney all your burning questions, or join an avalanche education class.
Bliss out to an ocean-inspired sound bath, celebrate Golden Gate Park's 150th birthday or watch 'Strangers on a Train' with a few strangers.
After losing income to the COVID-19 crisis, owner Mustapha Hakkou asked his landlord to lower his rent, but she refused.
"It's incredible how much the landscape of cinemas has changed in the last two weeks," said the executive director of the Roxie Theater.
More notable events have been postponed or canceled, as organizers try to come to terms with the repercussions of the pandemic.
Police arrested a man for setting a bathroom on fire in Alamo Square Park, and believe he may be connected to other local arsons as well.
Watch an SFJAZZ concert from the archives, go behind the scenes at the Oakland Zoo or join a pizza party — all from the comfort of your couch.
The man was shot around 8 p.m. at Pine and Taylor streets.
Join an online art walk, a virtual NightLife party and an ecstatic dance session, all while sheltering in place.
In one incident, three men were arrested when they tried to break into a business on the 500 block of Octavia Street.
"The decision to shutter the subways to promote social distancing has completely backfired," wrote one commuter.
The man was attacked in the middle of the afternoon.
Plus, an Oakland company commits $50K to purchase and donate food from local restaurants — and is seeking more funds.
Take part in a live Pilates class, a transit trivia night or an indoor scavenger hunt — all from the comfort of your couch while sheltering in place.
In one incident, a 50-year-old man was attacked with a wheelchair by a main in his twenties.
"It appears that our collective effort has started to have a positive impact," the order reads, "but the infection rate has not yet leveled off and more needs to be done to flatten the curve."
Looking to make and donate hand-sewn masks in SF? Here's where to send them — and where to skip for now.
SF's beauty experts have been advising their clients from afar — and are willing to dispense a little free advice to the rest of us.
The craze for home bread baking has depleted stocks of flour and yeast, but quarantined neighbors are stepping up to help each other.
In one incident, a suspect was arrested after smashing windows at the former Unionmade store on Sanchez Street.
Learn all about ferns, up your iPhone photography game or watch the SF Ballet's daily rehearsal — all from your living room.