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[By Beat News Service | 19 Jul 2011 | 4 Comments]

SAN FRANCISCO — Police arrested 35 protesters after a march through city streets Tuesday evening demonstrating against the fatal officer-involved shooting of a parolee in the Bayview District.

A large group of 150 protesters gathered at Dolores Park at 5 p.m. and marched towards the Castro District making a stop at the Castro Street MUNI Metro Station. Some protesters caused minor damage to the transit stop after they began vandalizing station walls.

Cops & Courts, San Francisco »

[By Beat News Service | 1 Jun 2011 | Comments Off]

(6/1) — UPDATE 16:11 PDT — SAN FRANCISCO — A suspicious package that cleared several floors of San Francisco’s Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals did not contain anything harmful, police said.

Nearby streets have reopened to traffic and employees of the building are being allowed back into their offices after the determination. The item was an electronic device that was discovered in the building’s mailroom, police said. 

World Series »

[By Beat News Service | 1 Nov 2010 | Comments Off]
Mission District World Series Celebration. Twitter Photo by @megavaughn

A citywide celebration that has been 53 years in the making is unfolding throughout San Francisco and across Northern California Monday night on the heels of a spectacular World Series Championship by the San Francisco Giants ball club.

Giants fans celebrated the win every way possible: at bars, in living rooms, at watch parties and in front of AT&T Park. Crowds flooded San Francisco streets to dance on top of MUNI buses and along with complete strangers after the game ended. 

Cops & Courts, San Francisco »

[By Beat News Service | 1 Oct 2010 | Comments Off]
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SAN FRANCISCO – A man who police said raped, beat and robbed his victim at the Potrero Hill Housing Authority Development Tuesday afternoon was arrested in San Francisco.

Police took Damir Shalako, 25, into custody without incident at Rolph Park at 26th Street and Hampshire at 1 p.m Friday.

San Francisco, Traffic & Transit »

[By California Beat | 28 Aug 2010 | Comments Off]

SAN FRANCISCO – Three major traffic incidents that involved MUNI vehicles left one man dead, several passengers injured and delayed service for hours in different parts of the city Saturday.

The first accident happened in Chinatown after a 8X-Bayshore Express bus collided with a 30-Stockton trolley coach near Stockton and Clay Streets at around 11:00 a.m., authorities said.

San Francisco »

[By Steven Luo and Nolan Hicks | 14 Aug 2010 | 2 Comments]
A three-alarm fire raced through a Mission District apartment complex Saturday afternoon. (Photo courtesy Kate Paloy)

(6/15) — UPDATED 18:35 PDT — SAN FRANCISCO — Fire investigators are now calling a fast-moving three-alarm fire that burned four buildings and forced the evacuation of others near 16th and Valencia Streets in San Francisco’s Mission District Saturday afternoon suspicious.

The blaze, which was reported shortly before 6 p.m., burned a house and a multi-level residential apartment complex on Rondel Place, an alleyway off 16th Street between Mission and Valencia Streets.

Cover Stories, San Francisco »

[By Andrew Leonard | 20 Mar 2010 | 11 Comments]
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If you’re from Seattle, Portland, New York, Boston, or San Francisco, odds run high that you’ve heard the term ‘hipster’ used in street vernacular.

You cannot go a single day watching TV or walking through our nation’s big cities without seeing a hipster — or a hipster imitation — around town.

Not to be a killjoy, but I couldn’t seem to figure out what the definition of a “hipster” really is.

The Bay Area »

[By California Beat | 31 Jul 2008 | Comments Off]

The California mission system is perhaps the best known survivor of the Spanish period of the state’s history. However in retrospect, few people know the names and locations of all twenty-one of them. Of course there are the well known ones like those in Carmel and San Francisco, but what about the others?

Tucked away in the city of Fremont stands one of these lesser known missions — Mission San Jose.