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Sep 09, 2020
San Francisco Cole Valley Upper Haight

Waller Street 1-alarm fire sends smoke over Upper Haight, Cole Valley [UPDATED]

The ongoing fire is burning in the light well of the building, which contains seven apartments on three floors. Read More

Sep 08, 2020
San Francisco Lone Mountain

Motorcyclist killed in Labor Day crash near USF campus [Updated]

44-year-old Jacoby Jones was killed in a collision that occurred a block from the USF campus. Read More

Sep 08, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle

Castro CBD considers installing network of security cameras, funded by tech entrepreneur

The cameras could help stanch the neighborhood's epidemic of petty crime, but they also raise privacy concerns. Read More

Aug 13, 2020
San Francisco SoMa

1 dead, 1 in custody after daylight shooting outside Metreon

A manhunt ensued after the suspect fled into the adjacent parking garage. Read More

Aug 12, 2020
San Francisco Castro Duboce Triangle

SUVs flip in Duboce Triangle, Market & Gough collisions

Emergency crews responded to flipped SUVs two days in a row, on 15th Street at Noe yesterday afternoon and Market & Gough today. Read More

Aug 10, 2020
San Francisco Cole Valley Upper Haight

SFPD seeks elderly victim in July Upper Haight assault

Park Station is seeking the victim of a July assault at Waller and Belvedere to help build a case against the suspect, who police have identified. Read More

Aug 10, 2020
San Francisco Duboce Triangle Lower Haight

Firefighter injured, 11 residents displaced in 2-alarm blaze near Duboce Park

The fire, which took place in the early hours of Sunday morning, damaged two residential buildings. Read More

Jul 31, 2020
San Francisco North Beach

2-alarm North Beach fire sends 1 person to the hospital [Updated]

A dog was also rescued from the blaze, which broke out in the middle of the night. According to SFFD, one person was displaced as a result of the fire. Read More

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