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SFPD & Sup. Engardio collaborate to deter catalytic converter theft with a free event to etches vehicle ID numbers and paints SFPD logos on converters.
Vehicle thefts are up 50% in the Taraval and Richmond Districts, and surfers say a new lockbox key system is responsible for a spike in thefts targeting their cars.
15 surf and three cliff rescues were conducted in total from last Friday to Sunday.
The victim was transported to a trauma center at a hospital.
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.
Another man was also caught in a current, but was rescued by a surfer.
The city's parks and real estate departments have two weeks to identify land where homeless people can camp at a social distance.
SFFD extinguished the blaze, and no injuries were reported.
The blaze at a four-story apartment building sent smoke billowing over nearby Ocean Beach.
One man was transported to a hospital with burn injuries.
Nearly two years after an early-morning hit-and-run in the Bayview killed Konstantinos "Gus" Vardakastanis, a suspect has been arrested.
A vehicle crashed into a residential building at Taraval and 24th Avenue, injuring two people and disrupting L-Taraval trains.
While the Mission saw a six percent increase in car break-ins this year — that's down from an 80 percent increase last year, Police Chief Bill Scott told the Board of Supervisors.