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Hunters Point (New York)

  • News

    January 8, 2014
  • News

    July 17, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Construction Site of New Condos Catches Fire

    A construction site went up in flames early Saturday morning in the city's Hunters Point neighborhood in what appears to be a very suspicious fire.Press reports say the blaze started at 4 a.m. at West Point and Middle Point roads, and firefighters had the fire under control by 5:30 a.m. According to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Kevin Epps on His Life-Changing Straight Outta Hunters Point Documentaries

    The impact of Kevin Epps' 2003 documentary Straight Outta Hunters Point runs so deep in the neighborhood where it was filmed, kids who have never met the director have the title of his film tattooed on their arms and backs. Its long-anticipated sequel, which debuted at last year's San Francisco Blac ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 26, 2011
  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Clapper Rail Bird, Thought Extinct in San Francisco, Found Nesting in Hunters Point

    He's back! ​A mating pair of federally endangered San Francisco Bay clapper rail -- a once abundant species thought vanished from San Francisco -- have been discovered alongside some chicks in Heron's Head Park.The park is on a pier made of gravel that was dumped into the Bay to provide footing fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Rapper J Billion on Being a Bay Area Lakers Fan, Getting His Own Burrito at Papalote, and Running S.F. for a Day

    JBillion​ Pairing San Francisco rhymer JBillion's high-strung, tactile rapping voice and beat-maker Rel's sophisticated, soulful production was a good idea. Together, the duo have just released the free download album MVMNT, which is headed up by the first single "Once In A Lifetime." The song ... More >>

  • News

    January 12, 2011
  • News

    November 10, 2010

    Obstruction of Justice

    A kidnapping victim watched his case linger needlessly in court 
for years. In S.F., he has company.

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Supes Approve Lennar Hunters Point Project

    ​If you had 1:35 a.m. in your Lennar Hunters Point Naval Shipyard pool as the hour the Board of Supervisors would vote on the massive project -- you're the big winner. The board approved the gargantuan redevelopment plan by an 8-3 vote this morning following at least 10 hours of meetings and oft-i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Baylinks: Tonga Room, Bus Parties, & Bleeding Eyes

    We like, we like to party.​When your bus gets delayed you can pout or you can throw a party. [Muni Diaries]Are you between the ages of 12 and 23? Do you love civic duty? Have we got the non-paying gig for you. [Richmond District]Did somebody bomb Duboce Park? [haighteration]Site hawking San Franci ... More >>

  • News

    March 3, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    10 Things to Do This Weekend For Under $10

    André Koehne​This weekend marks the kickoff for the fall holidays--our favorite mad dash of too many parties and too much eating and all that dressing up and over-extending ourselves. For Halloween weekend there's no shortage of budget options to keep you busy. To wit: Muni Diaries Live @ Make-Ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2009

    A Murder Most Foul: Man Shot Dead In Double Rock Projects During Apparent Robbery; City's 38th Homicide

    View Larger Map A victim of an apparent robbery was gunned down in the Double Rock projects in Hunters Point in the pre-dawn hours this morning, marking the city's 38th homicide of the year. The Medical Examiner's office would not release the name of the victim to SF Weekly, citing the need to notif ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 8, 2009
  • News

    August 22, 2007

    The War On Gangs

    With murders on the rise, City Attorney Dennis Herrera is cracking down on gangs using a legal tool critics say smacks of McCarthyism

  • News

    March 21, 2007

    Walking the Line

    The SFPD says Daniel Dennard is a gangster, thief, and killer. Theres just one problem: They cant prove anything.

  • News

    February 21, 2007

    Aim Low

    The nation's biggest player in the apartment rental business has found huge profits in low-income housing

  • News

    July 26, 2006

    Get Out of Jail Free

    In the process of taking down the city's baddest gangsters, prosecutors and cops set some very scary people free.

  • News

    July 12, 2006

    No Justice, No Peace ... Whatever

    In the countrys putative activist capital, all the protests and rallies may do more to sow apathy than draw people to the cause.

  • News

    May 24, 2006
  • News

    May 4, 2005

    Gridlock

    Bill Lieberman, new planning director for the Municipal Transportation Agency, wades into the swamp of San Francisco transit politics

  • News

    August 11, 2004

    Child's Play

    The enduring charm of the Life Size Game of Mouse Trap and Circus Contraption

  • Best of San Francisco

    May 19, 2004

    Best Lumberyard

    MacBeath Hardwood

  • News

    November 19, 2003

    Arrested Development

    Mayor Brown is pushing for quick approval of a Hunters Point Shipyard redevelopment plan that gives a lot to homebuilding giant Lennar, and not nearly enough to the city or the shipyard's neighbors

  • News

    October 1, 2003

    Glowing Review

    The Navy says radiation levels are within federal safety guidelines, but are higher than what is legally acceptable for the property to be transferred

  • News

    August 27, 2003

    Diseaseville

    Asthma, cancer, and other illnesses occur at higher-than-average rates in Hunters Point. Many residents blame the nearby Navy shipyard, one of the most contaminated ex-military bases in the nation.

  • News

    July 30, 2003

    Mob Rule

    Flash mobs: serious social movement or quirky entertainment (or both)?

  • Calendar

    June 18, 2003

    Bird's-Eye View

    Get over your phobia in time for this Vertigo-themed gala

  • News

    July 31, 2002

    Burning Mad

    Deciding they just wouldn't take it anymore, Bayview citizens stopped a Navy plan to incinerate toxic gas at Hunters Point Shipyard

  • News

    July 31, 2002

    Fallout: The Past Is Present

    The Nuclear Witnesses

  • News

    April 24, 2002

    Mirant's Morass

    The plan to build a massive new power plant in San Francisco -- once thought inevitable -- hits a few snags

  • News

    January 2, 2002

    Massing Gas

    San Francisco asks the Navy to investigate potentially dangerous methane concentrations at Hunters Point Shipyard

  • News

    August 1, 2001

    Power Politics

    Two major S.F. energy projects are in the works. Do we need both? The question isn't really being discussed.

  • News

    July 18, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    Power to the People; A Love/Hate Relationship

  • News

    July 4, 2001

    Gray Skies

    If Gov. Davis has his way, California soon will have dozens of new power plants -- a lot of them in the wrong places, some of them unnecessary, and very, very few of them based on renewable energy

  • News

    June 13, 2001

    Dragon Bites

    A Beautiful Day to Be Irradiated; We Have Plenty of Lines Open; Annals of Blowback; Press Release of the Week

  • News

    May 9, 2001

    Shame and Courage

    The Navy's unconscionable nuclear recklessness and dissembling at Hunters Point should draw the attention of Congress

  • News

    May 2, 2001

    Chlorine, Benzene, Vinyl Chloride, Trichloroethylene, Beryllium, Nickel, PCBs ...

    Even if radioactivity were ignored, Hunters Point Shipyard would be one of the planet's most polluted properties

  • News

    May 2, 2001

    The Path of Inquiry

    How research for this story was conducted

  • News

    May 2, 2001

    Fallout

    How nuclear researchers handled -- and grossly mishandled -- the Cold War's most dangerous radioactive substances at a top-secret lab inside the Hunters Point Shipyard. The same shipyard the city wants to remake as San Francisco's newest neighborhood.

  • Calendar

    July 21, 1999
  • News

    May 12, 1999

    Lab Rats

    UCSF's Stanley Prusiner is a Nobel laureate and superstar of medical research. But employees don't feel safe working for him.

  • News

    July 29, 1998

    No Fishin'

    The Coast Guard busts skippers for angling next to Hunters Point

  • News

    February 25, 1998

    Dirty Dealings at the Dock

    San Francisco is planning to take title to the decommissioned Hunters Point Naval Shipyard before the military completes an environmental cleanup. The move could cost the city hundreds of millions of dollars -- or more.

  • News

    February 4, 1998

    The Redevelopment Sinkhole

    Years of reckless borrowing have sent the city's Redevelopment Agency spiraling into debt. Mayor Brown's pet projects may flush it down the drain entirely.

  • News

    March 26, 1997

    Portrait of the Soul-Jacker

    Police call Bernard Temple the meanest hit man ever to roam the gang-infested streets of Bayview-Hunters Point. Temple calls himself a soul-jacker -- someone who kills to steal the spiritual power of his victims.

  • News

    November 1, 1995

    Shelter Skelter (Part I)

    In 1984, four women living in city housing projects said they wanted to get out. Only one made it.

  • News

    November 1, 1995

    Shelter Skelter (Part II)

    In 1984, four women living in city housing projects said they wanted to get out. Only one made it.

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