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  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    James Tartt Identified as Man Killed in San Francisco Car Crash

    Medical authorities identified the man who was killed in a solo car crash Saturday night in San Francisco as 68-year-old James Tartt. Tartt was killed just after 10 p.m. when the car he was in crashed into the wall on Interstate 80 at the Fifth Street off-ramp. When officers arrived, Tartt was not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    S.F. Teen Accused of Fatal Muni Shooting Claims Juvenile Jail Is No Place for Humans

    The younger of the two brothers jailed after allegedly killing a San Francisco teen last month is claiming that life behind bars isn't good for the growing boys. As Bay City News reports Derrick Hunter, 20, and Quincy Hunter, 14, pleaded not guilty to murder, attempted murder, conspiracy to commit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    Muni Masturbator Finds A Little Too Much Pleasure in Waiting for the Bus

    SF Weekly has documented extensively its confusion and general objection to sharing a bus seat -- or a bus stop for that matter -- with people trying to get off on Muni. So we're not that excited (!) to report that another person whacking off got a little too close to Muni last night. Bay City Ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2013

    Killer Frog Found in Golden Gate Park

    Go ahead and add killer frog to the list of bewitching things you might find in Golden Gate Park. Researchers at Stanford University tested 23 African clawed frogs and identified three that are carrying a deadly infection, including one found in Golden Gate Park. The other two that tested positive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Cu Co's Is Still Open For Now, Big Lantern's Overtime Pay, and Gordon Biersch News

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Haighteration discovered Cu Co's Restaurant was slated to shut before the end of February, due to a landlord eviction; but as of now, the beloved neighborhood restaurant remains open. SF Weekly stop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Cops Respond to Phantom "Bar Riot" in Mission District

    ​The oh-so-rad Misson's got everything, even pop-up bar "riots" that disappear as quickly as they're reported.Police responded to the corner of 16th and Albion streets -- hello, Kilowatt -- at 2 a.m. Sunday morning after callers reported a massive bar fight, Bay City News reported yesterday. The w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2011

    Fire Chief Uncomfortable Getting Strip Clubs' Holiday Money at Fire Station Ceremony

    Not in my fire house!​Update (4:53 p.m.): Firefighters will be picking up the check from strip clubs at the union's distribution center today, followed by a reception at the Gold Club.Original Story ( 3 p.m.)Talk about looking a gift horse in the mouth.San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Ice Cream Truck Robbery, Farmer Brown Watches COPS, and $3 Million for Delaney's

    The past 24 hours in gossip, innuendo, and cold hard facts about the San Francisco food scene. Crime in the food scene continues: Robbing an ice cream truck is pretty low, but proved to be an easy pick for three Marin City men. Maybe they heard it coming? Inside Scoop shares via SFGate's Crime Sce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    NAACP Calls U.S. Airways Racist for Kicking Man with Saggy Pants Off Plane

    They must have toured by bus​U.S. Airways' decision to kick a football player wearing sagging pants off one of its planes in San Francisco is provoking the ire of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, which says that the move was racist.Deshon Marman, a black college foot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Burned Body Found Near Buena Vista Park

    Jebb/FlickrBurned body found in park​Where there's smoke, there's fire, and in this case -- also a body. Firefighters responded to small brush fire near Buena Vista Park at 4:39 a.m., and in the process of extinguishing flames, came across a partially burned body. Police have determined the p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Two Cops Crash Into Pole, Reasons Unknown

    SF ExaminerEep​Two San Francisco police officers are in the hospital after their marked cruiser crashed into a light pole in the "Bernal Cut" on Thursday night, the Examiner reported. Their injuries were not life-threatening, according to the paper. No other vehicles were involved in the crash. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    East Coast Bias, Baseball Ruining SF Workers' Productivity

    Their generation didn't get anything done either​The San Francisco Giants' playoff push is a good thing for area baseball fans, which in turn is not-so-great for the Bay Area businesses which employ them, according to a report issued Wednesday."Workers in San Francisco will likely accomplish less ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Golden Gate Bridge's Craziest Day in Recent Memory

    Hay problemas!​Yesterday we reported that bridge district spokeswoman Mary Currie didn't have time for our questions about the crash on the Golden Gate Bridge. She called back today to explain why, and as it turns out, she had a sort-of good reason. Yesterday was one of the craziest days on the Go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Kyle Clark Charged With Muni Stabbing

    Smile -- you're on Muni camera​Kyle Clark, an 18-year-old San Franciscan, has been arrested and charged with stabbing a fellow Muni rider who objected to Clark's alleged physical abuse of a female passenger, police say. Clark's alleged knife attack was caught on film Monday night. A 35-year-old ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    SFPD Seeking Suspect in Brazen Midday Bank Robbery

    ​Police are searching for the man who allegedly robbed a downtown bank in a lunchtime heist Monday.

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    Shit to Shore: Treasure Island hangar new digs for displaced ex-cons burned out of TL

    www.lesjeunesguns.blogspot.comComfy​Last week's fire at a transitional housing complex displaced 160 recently-released inmates of the penal system, who had been living in semi-freedom close to temptation at Turk and Taylor streets in the Tenderloin.Some went home, others were shuttled to a city-ow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    Shit to Shore: Treasure Island hangar new digs for displaced ex-cons burned out of TL

    www.lesjeunesguns.blogspot.comComfy​Last week's fire at a transitional housing complex displaced 160 recently-released inmates of the penal system, who had been living in semi-freedom close to temptation at Turk and Taylor streets in the Tenderloin.Some went home, others were shuttled to a city-ow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Tenderloin Fire Started on Roof of Transitional Housing

    ​Yesterday's three-alarm blaze at the Taylor Street Center -- transitional housing for just-released prison inmates 111 Taylor Street in the Tenderloin -- started on the roof, where a construction crew had been working, Bay City News is reporting today.

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Concord Man Has Nation's Best Stache

    Not the winner​ Rich in cultural, technological and pharmaceutical history, the Bay Area is now justly famous for facial hair. A man from Concord -- that's in the East Bay, kids -- won first prize in the country's first-ever National Beard and Moustache Championships.

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Alleged Bicycle Hunter Pleads Not Guilty

    www.daveclarktennis.comDavid Mark Clark, alleged cyclist striker​ The East Bay man accused of ramming four San Francisco bicyclists with his SUV on the night of June 2 pleaded not guilty to four charges of attempted murder today, according to Bay City News. David Mark Clark, 39, of Albany, is bein ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Teen Accused of Detonating Bomb at Menlo Park School

    ​ A 17-year old is in police custody after he detonated a "homemade explosive device" behind a Menlo Park middle school on Wednesday night, according to police (via Bay City News).

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    SF Doctor Busted with Special K at SFO

    CEP AmericaDr Keith Loring​Details are still emerging in the arrest yesterday of a San Francisco doctor accused of smuggling ketamine -- an animal tranquilizer for vets, an incapacitating party drug for the rest of us -- into San Francisco International Airport.

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    SF Doctor Busted with Special K at SFO

    CEP AmericaDr Keith Loring​Details are still emerging in the arrest yesterday of a San Francisco doctor accused of smuggling ketamine -- an animal tranquilizer for vets, an incapacitating party drug for the rest of us -- into San Francisco International Airport.

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Cops Think Oakland Stabbing Victim Was at SF Nightclub Fight

    Unsafe with any (amount of)speed​San Francisco police think a brawl outside a SoMa nightclub early Sunday might be the reason why a stabbing victim staggered into an Oakland hospital shortly thereafter.While there are plenty ills in Oakland that could be explained away thanks to San Francisco nigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2010

    Pets Still Can Be Sold at Pet Stores... For Now

    ​In a city where plastic bags are semi-illegal, is a ban on selling cats, dogs and other mammals at pet stores so outrageous? Well, maybe, which is why the city's Animal Commission put off a final decision on just such a ban on Thursday night (Bay City News, via SF Appeal).

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Patient-on-Patient Sexual Assault Alleged at SF General

    ​ Details are scant and nobody is talking because an investigation is ongoing, but a male patient at San Francisco General Hospital accused another patient of sexually assaulting him, hospital brass said Wednesday (SF Appeal, via Bay City News). As if visits to the hospital weren't already unpl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Car Immolated on Potrero Brings Back Bad Memories

    It wasn't quite this bad. We think​ An automobile was set ablaze on Potrero Hill last night, and while it wasn't a portable toilet -- the most infamous item to be regularly burned in San Francisco in recent history, perhaps ever -- there's a history here, too. Was this the work of the infamous c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    UPDATED: Purloined Unique Bicycle Recovered

    Oddly enough, this bike is tame compared to the stolen one​UPDATE 10:55 a.m. As we typed this, SFPD was in the process of issuing a press release trumpeted the stolen unique bicycle's recovery. A press conference has been scheduled for 3 p.m. at Central Station in North Beach, at which time the bi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Pedro Hernandez, Accused of Sexually Assaulting Step-Granddaughter at School

    via Bay City NewsPedro Hernandez is accused of a bizarre and terrible crime​San Francisco police are seeking 68-year-old Pedro Hernandez, whom they allege was caught in the act -- and on tape -- sexually assaulting his step-granddaughter at Sanchez Elementary School. Hernandez purportedly claimed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    Body Found at Folsom and Embarcadero -- Possible Homicide

    View Larger MapUPDATE 12:30 p.m.: More details have come out: Firefighters out on a rescue mission found the body stuffed inside a floating suitcase, according to Bay City News. Firefighters alerted police, and the body is now at the medical examiner's office.  SF Weekly has learned that a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    Teacher Accused Of Lewd Acts Is A Hit With Students Online

    Accused of doing more than teaching music...​A Visitacion Valley Middle School music teacher is accused of being the teacher from hell for three students whom prosecutors allege he touched and invited over to his residence. But in cyberspace, kids love him. On ratemyteachers.com, Terry Braye is cu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Bay Citizen Wants To Publish Your Content -- For 25 Bucks

    There you go, pal! Now the Bay Citizen would like to publish your work.​The Warren Hellman-funded Bay Citizen will feature content from local news organizations on its website -- and they're planning to pay $25 per article, plus "partnership" perks. This is not for freelance reporting, but for pri ... More >>

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    May 5, 2010
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    March 30, 2010

    When Will We Find out Why Prisoner Earl Brown Jr. Died? Don't Hold Your Breath.

    www.brocktonpolice.comDoes what happens in the cell stay in the cell? ​Yesterday afternoon, the Bay City News reported that a man had died in the San Francisco County Jail shortly after being booked on Sunday. That man was 43-year-old Earl Brown, Jr. who had been brought in for battery on a poli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Cops Who Shot and Killed Cleaver-Wielding Man in Visitacion Valley to be Nominated for Medal of Valor

    ​A group of San Francisco police officers who last weekend gunned down an apparently deranged man wielding a meat cleaver are to be nominated for a medal of valor by their station commander.SFPD Captain David Lazar, who heads the Ingleside station, said in his most recent newsletter that he plans ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    Old School Fiesta Turns Violent

    Kiss-FMWar perfoms during their shortened set Why can't we be friends? That's the question Latin funk band War probably asked, when their Saturday night headlining slot at KISS-FM's Old School Fiesta, held at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, ended early, due to numerous fights and six r ... More >>

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