San Bruno police found the body of 37-year-old Cecilia Zamora, the San Francisco woman who went missing nearly three months ago. According to San Bruno Lt. Geoff Caldwell, Zamora's body was found on Gateway Drive in Pacifica last Saturday afternoon. She had been shot one time, Caldwell said.
We can't really blame you for spending the weekend hiking or drinking in the sun instead of indoors crunching numbers for your taxes -- that's what accountants are for, right? But sadly, your fun in the sun has come to an end, and so has your time to procrastinate paying the government. Fortunatel ... More >>
If you were planning to booze your way through the Super Bowl and then hitch a ride with Muni, you might want to make sure there will be a bus for you to catch. On Sunday at 5 p.m., Muni will detour some of its buses off Market and Mission streets to make room for all the Super Bowl brouhaha -- wh ... More >>
Awwww well this is kind of adorable. Apparently 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is a professed fan of Red Robin, and the chain has taken out an ad in the Chronicle offering him free food for life if the 49ers win the Super Bowl on Sunday. Even better, Red Robins in the Bay Area will be offering 2 ... More >>
Two women accused of starting a fight at a Giants and Padres game which knocked a 60-year-old woman over a row of chairs were found innocent, says San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi. The two 19-year-olds were smoking a joint when a 26-year-old woman who was at the game with her 60-year- ... More >>
Update (2:27 p.m.): Medical authorities identified the man shot to death as 26-year-old Edmundo Sandoval of San Francisco. Original story (8:51 a.m): Gun violence broke out in the city's Portola neighborhood last night, killing one and critically injuring another man, making it the city's fourth hom ... More >>
PG&E is starting to feel some unwanted pressure over its gas pipelines. The company is being asked to be much more transparent following a federal directive requiring all utilities to maintain and report instances of pressure surges along their gas pipelines. That might be a tall order for ... More >>
A Japanese diplomat based in San Francisco has been accused of not being so diplomatic when he allegedly beat his wife repeatedly, pushed her out of a car, and knocked her tooth out. According to press reports, 32-year-old Yoshiaki Nagaya, a San Bruno resident, appeared in court yesterday to answer ... More >>
Prosecutors have not yet field charges against the cyclist who allegedly ran a red light in the Castro, hitting and killing 71-year-old Sutchi Hui as he walked along Market Street last week.But as SF Appeal notes today, prosecutors are looking at comments made on a local cycling forum by someone usi ... More >>
Johnson's Bar-B-Que on San Bruno closed last year after owner Joe Johnson passed away. But the storefront remains vacant for now, and SFoodie confesses we're relieved. Is there any way to get San Francisco's Historic Preservation Commission to designate the slogans on the windows a city landmark? (I ... More >>
Woman shot UPDATE: Police say the victim has now been upgraded to non-life-threatening injuries. A 21-year-old woman remains in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after she was shot early Sunday morning while standing outside a house in the Mission District. Police said that the woman wa ... More >>
Man shotPolice say 26-year-old Neilson Bates was walking down San Bruno Avenue yesterday afternoon in the city's Portola neighborhood when he was shot in the back multiple times in broad daylight -- and police still aren't sure why."The victim dropped to the ground and the suspect fled on foot to ... More >>
I cannot spell, let alone write a check.A man's learning disability might have saved him from jail time. A jury acquitted Jeffrey New, a 62-year-old Vietnam vet, Wednesday of having attempted to cash a stolen check at a Bank of America, the public defender's office announced. New, who had became ... More >>
Oh happy day! At San Francisco's City Hall, one eventually gets used to the sight of statuesque brides in frilly gowns and strappy sandals clomping through the metal detectors. But a fella with a two-foot-tall, traffic cone orange hat, a matching scarf and a gleeful Jack-O-Lantern smile? No, he's ... More >>
Coeur D'alene? Really?Not long ago, SF Weekly played with a data application the Bay Citizen created regarding where the city's employees live. It turns out, a number of city workers -- including more than a few firefighters -- live in far-off realms such as Placer County, Los Angeles, or even Sa ... More >>
KTVT/KTXALook! There's one! In the wake of the San Bruno disaster, a number of environmental and First Amendment types have demanded PG&E disclose the routes of its riskiest gas pipes. The utility provider has declined, however, citing the risk that terrorists could capitalize on that sort of ... More >>
Families were told to pick up their children from The Family School todayParents of kids at The Family School tell SF Weekly they've been called to come and pick up their children from Garfield Park near the 3101 Mission Street center. Gas odors led students and staff to evacuate the building.
WiggsAs smoke rises from the devastated chunk of San Bruno, the death toll stands at four, with four more residents still unaccounted for. The dead are also now more than mere statistics -- there's student Jessica Morales. And, in a grim coincidence, one of the victims was Jacqueline Greig -- A C ... More >>
WiggsLet the blame game commence for the fatal explosion and fire in San BrunoIn the wake of the terrifying explosion and fire that incinerated a large swath of San Bruno, the key questions may yet be: "What did PG&E know and when did they know it?" In the weeks preceding the detonation of a ... More >>
Jonathan KauffmanThe custard's IN the bread.S.F. Rising is a weekly survey of bread in San Francisco ― the baked and the fried, the artisan and the novelty.Custard Toast Source: Fancy Wheat Field Bakery, 2668 San Bruno (at Bacon), 330-9982.Price: $3.75 Toast-appropriateness: 7/10.
Gimme all your money, machine! A Twin Peaks ATM was spirited away this week and given a tour of the city. But it was neither romantic nor free. Apparently, the machine paid for its impromptu journey through southwest San Francisco -- with all of its money. At 6 a.m. on Tuesday, police responded t ... More >>
Don't Sound Like a Tool is SFoodie's series of audio pronunciation guides to sort-of-common-but-not-obvious words we keep encountering on wine lists and menus. No more shame, no more pointing, no more godawful imitations of a language you don't speak.As an extra to last week's review of Patio ... More >>
J. KauffmanIf a pita and a foccaccia got married in Lebanon...A weekly survey of bread in San Francisco ― the baked and the steamed, the artisan and the novelty.Za'atar Bread Producer: Aroma's Hamati BreadsSource: 22nd and Irving Market, 2101 Irving (at 22nd Ave.), 681-5212. Also spotted at B ... More >>
evadedave/FlickrPatio Filipino's ginataang.How can Filipino food in the Bay Area ― a metro track with one of the biggest Fil-Am populations in the U.S. ― still be so little known? That's something we've pondered with friends for years, across tables cluttered with rice-cooker inserts an ... More >>
View Larger Map A bleeding man discovered at the base of a 12-story residential structure at 12:54 this morning -- who died an hour later -- was moments ago identified by the San Francisco Medical Examiner as 31-year-old Christopher Lamothe of San Bruno. Details were sparse and a police investigat ... More >>
T. PalmerName: Voodoo Potato Chips Brand: Zapp's Origin: Gramercy, Louisiana Found at: Queen's Louisiana Po-Boy Cafe (3030 San Bruno at Paul) Cost: $1.25 Ingredients: Potatoes, peanut oil, sugar, salt, sodium diacetate, torula yeast, dextrose, onion powder, autolyzed yeast extract, citric ... More >>
T. PalmerFried Gulf shrimp po-boy: Worthy of devouring.After long and careful planning, Queen's Louisiana Po-Boy Cafe (3030 San Bruno at Paul) opened its doors Nov. 6."I'm really passionate about this," said Danielle Reese, giant ladle in hand. "A lot of people try to represent New Orleans f ... More >>
Don't let one of these into your salonThis is a story with a happier ending than we thought.The San Francisco Police Department put out a press release yesterday stating that a San Bruno man had come into the city and "used a stun gun to assault his 37-year-old estranged wife." We couldn't help but ... More >>
A peek inside a new form of Russian organized crime and an ingenious method of turning credit card mailings into large amounts of cash
County Jail No. 3 is a hellhole. Can an ancient, intense form of meditation improve life for the inmates?
The Wedding Present; Bands Wanted(Talent Helpful, But Not Required); Oops
Long-missing Alcatraz files make their way back to the Bay Area
Armed robbers collect stamps -- and cash -- at city post offices
San Francisco gave away the store to help The Gap Inc. and its politically connected chairman build an upscale headquarters with a bay view. But more than $18 million in subsidies apparently won't bring the city anything it couldn't have had free.
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