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Jul 28, 2020
San Francisco Mission

5-alarm fire sends multiple Mission warehouses up in flames [Updated]

Smoke from the fire, which injured a firefighter, is visible as far as the East Bay. Read More

Jul 23, 2020
San Francisco Alamo Square Cole Valley Divisadero Golden Gate Park Hayes Valley Inner Richmond Inner Sunset Lower Haight Upper Haight Western Addition

'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

Jul 13, 2020
San Francisco Civic Center Hayes Valley Mission

Man in wheelchair, motorcyclist critically injured in separate weekend collisions [Updated]

Two people are in critical condition after being struck over the weekend by drivers in the Mission and on Van Ness Avenue. Read More

Jul 13, 2020
San Francisco Presidio Heights

1 killed, 1 injured in Presidio Heights house fire

Both people were rescued by firefighters from the burning building. Read More

Jul 09, 2020
San Francisco SoMa

Muni bus driver strikes 35-year-old pedestrian, now in critical condition

The collision occurred around 9 a.m. this morning, and the pedestrian remains in life-threatening condition. Read More

Jul 01, 2020
San Francisco Outer Richmond

Swimmer dies after rescue from waters off China Beach

Rescuers performed CPR but the swimmer did not survive. No details about the identity of the swimmer were immediately available. Read More

Jun 29, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle

Unhoused person sustains severe burns in Castro encampment fire

Officials say the person is in serious condition, with burns to 70% of their body. Read More

Jun 25, 2020
San Francisco

Black San Franciscans disproportionately targeted by SFPD curfew arrests, records show

Official city records show that Black San Franciscans made up 31% of curfew arrests and citations, despite being only 5% of SF's population. Read More

Jun 19, 2020
San Francisco Golden Gate Park Outer Richmond

Motorcyclist dies after collision with SUV in Golden Gate Park

The victim was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and died in the hospital. Read More

Jun 19, 2020
San Francisco Portola

60-year-old pedestrian struck, killed by driver in Portola

"This fatal crash occurred in a part of San Francisco that’s been short-changed in terms of traffic safety improvements," Jodie Medeiros of Walk SF said. Read More

Jun 11, 2020
San Francisco Outer Sunset

5 teenagers rescued from the water at Ocean Beach, 2 remain in critical condition

The heavy surf and cold water of Ocean Beach is a constant danger — the incident comes just one week after a man died after being carried out by a rip current. Read More

Jun 05, 2020
San Francisco Potrero Hill

1 injured as Potrero Hill brush fire prompts evacuations

Residents on 9 blocks of Potrero Hill were told to leave their homes as firefighters battled the blaze. Read More

Jun 05, 2020
San Francisco Outer Sunset

Man dies after being dragged to sea at Ocean Beach

Another man was also caught in a current, but was rescued by a surfer. Read More

Jun 03, 2020
San Francisco

San Francisco to lift curfew Thursday morning

"We know that the overwhelming majority of people out protesting are doing so peacefully, and we trust that will continue," Mayor Breed said in a statement. Read More

May 31, 2020
San Francisco Lower Haight

At least 3 Lower Haight businesses vandalized Saturday night [Updated]

While vandalism downtown got the most attention, three Lower Haight businesses also had their windows smashed. Read More

May 29, 2020
San Francisco Cole Valley Golden Gate Park Upper Haight

30-year-old cyclist struck, killed near Golden Gate Park [Updated]

Officials say the cyclist was "doored" by a parked car, then struck by an oncoming vehicle. Read More

May 29, 2020
May 28, 2020
San Francisco Castro

Man attempts to kidnap 2 boys from car in Castro [Updated]

The suspect "is a person who has been known in the neighborhood for some time," said a legislative aide to Supervisor Rafael Mandelman. Read More

May 27, 2020
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 26, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Woman hit by driver at 24th & Bryant, suffers life-threatening injuries

The driver had no proof of insurance and was cited for driving on a suspended license. Read More

May 20, 2020
San Francisco Golden Gate Park Inner Richmond Inner Sunset Ocean Beach Outer Richmond Outer Sunset

City pushes forward to identify park lands for future homeless tent villages

The city's parks and real estate departments have two weeks to identify land where homeless people can camp at a social distance. Read More