San Francisco

Feb 12, 2021
San Francisco Golden Gate Park Inner Richmond Outer Richmond

Golden Gate dog park fixed up with $2.4 million renovation

The pup-ular Golden Gate Park Dog Training Area sees its first remodel in 60 years at the city’s largest doggie play area. Read More

Feb 12, 2021
San Francisco Union Square

Uniqlo is closing its Union Square store for good

Japanese fast-fashion retailer Uniqlo announced Friday — via a filing with the state employment department — that it is closing its nine-year-old Union Square location at 111 Powell Street for good and laying off all 69 employees. Read More

Feb 11, 2021
San Francisco West Portal

West Portal loses CineArts at Empire to the pandemic

West Portal's beloved arthouse cinema, CineArts at Empire (85 West Portal Ave.), is closing for good due to the pandemic, though the city says it is working to find a new operator for the theater. Read More

Feb 11, 2021
San Francisco Tenderloin

SFMTA seeks feedback on Tenderloin traffic safety proposals, including 20-mph speed limit, next week

The Tenderloin may see a neighborhood-wide decrease in vehicle speed limits, and restrictions on right turns on red lights, if two proposals posed by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) are approved. Read More

Feb 10, 2021
San Francisco Excelsior

Excelsior’s sanctioned RV encampment to close, affordable housing project to break ground

The city’s only sanctioned Vehicle Triage Center for people living in RVs, next to Balboa Park BART, will be decommissioned by March 15, as a 138-unit affordable housing complex will take its place. Read More

Feb 08, 2021
San Francisco Divisadero Lower Haight

Berkeley’s Souvenir Coffee opens new Divisadero location, with another coming to Old Oakland

The former Coloso Coffee at Swan’s Market will reopen as a new Souvenir Coffee in March, hot on heels of Souvenir’s new San Francisco location whose grand opening was last week. Read More

Feb 08, 2021
San Francisco Marina Pacific Heights

News from the Bay 'hoods: A Pacific Heights carjacking/kidnapping, and two standoffs in San Jose

Two kids were found safe in the Bayview after a carjacking/kidnapping in Pacific Heights on Saturday, Oakland swears in a new police chief, and San Jose police de-escalate two standoffs in one morning. Read More