San Francisco's Emporium Centre rebrand doesn't fix troubled mall's problems
SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco's downtown mall has undergone a name change. Once called the Westfield Centre, it is now the Emporium Centre San Francisco. The mall is looking to its past to find its way into the future. While the new name pays homage to the historic shopping center that occupied the site for over a century, the challenges ahead are evident.
San Francisco Mar 01 Weekly Crime Report: 1774 Incidents and 61 Crime Stories
San Francisco Mar 01 Weekly Crime Report: 1774 Incidents and 61 Crime Stories. During the last week, a total of 1774 crime cases were reported in San Francisco, according to the data provided. The most frequent crime type was 'Other' with 431 incidents, followed by 'Theft' with 315 incidents, and 'Suspicious Situation' with 286 incidents. 'Assault' cases were also significant, amounting to 216. Other reported crimes included 'Trespass' with 145 incidents, 'Burglary' with 125, 'Vandalism' with 104, and 'Arrest' with 71. Less frequent but still noteworthy were 'Robbery' and 'Shooting' incidents, with 37 and 23 cases respectively. The least reported crimes were 'Arson', 'Domestic Related', and 'Disturbance' with 13, 7, and 1 incidents respectively. The high number of 'Other' crimes suggests a diverse range of offenses occurring in the place, while the significant number of thefts and suspicious situations indicate a concerning level of public safety issues. The data underscores the need for effective crime prevention strategies in San Francisco.
🚧 Traffic Delay Update: Disabled Vehicle on I-280 South in San Bruno
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in California. The California Highway Patrol has reported a disabled vehicle on Interstate 280 Southbound, north of San Bruno Avenue West, in San Bruno, California. One lane is currently affected by this incident. Motorists should anticipate delays in this area and consider seeking alternative routes if possible. Traffic updates will be provided as more information becomes available.
Driving to Tahoe in the blizzard? Think again
Blizzard conditions on Friday morning were picking up en route to the Sierra, prompting the California Highway Patrol to beg drivers: Don't make the trip if you don't have to.
A Taste of the Ocean: Discover South San Francisco's 4 Must-Visit Seafood Restaurants
In this article, we will be exploring four exceptional seafood restaurants located in South San Francisco. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences. Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
PG&E accused of stalling new construction projects by not connecting power
Housing advocates and construction workers are accusing PG&E of stalling and choking off the completion of affordable housing units in the Bay Area.At a San Francisco City Hall rally on Friday, a large group that included city and state officials demanded PG&E to provide power to dozens of buildings that are almost move-in ready.One of the buildings that's currently waiting for a new transformer is the former Granada Hotel at 1000 Sutter Street."We lose our power a lot. I have to go to the breaker a lot because the power in this building is not good at all," said Brian...
Millbrae's 2023-2031 Housing Plan Certified: Aims to Tackle Housing Shortage and Homelessness
The City of Millbrae's 2023-2031 Housing Element, part of the City's General Plan, has been certified by the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). This certification indicates the City's adherence to the State Housing Element law and its dedication to housing production. It also maintains the City’s eligibility for state grants and funding, including support for more affordable housing.
If You’re Craving a Burger in San Francisco, Try These Top 5 Spots!
Although San Francisco is well-known for its abundance of plant-based restaurants and beautiful seasonal fruit, it is also a city that knows how to make a mean burger. Because while we do enjoy a platter of perfectly ripe summer tomatoes or unbelievably sweet Brentwood corn, there are days when we just want a big stack of double beef patties, a smash burger with lacy edges, and some crispy tater tots.
Nearly half of San Francisco drug users are visitors, fueling debate on aid to poor and addicted
Nearly half of San Francisco drug users are not native. That led to speculation from the mayor that abuse of low-income grants was driving substance abusers to the Bay Area.
TIMELINE: Tracking Level 2 storm in Bay Area with Lake Tahoe blizzard warning
We are at a Level 2 on the Storm Impact Scale today in the Bay Area, with the worst of the storm expected later this afternoon into the evening. ABC7's Drew Tuma has a breakdown of the rain and a blizzard warning in the Sierra.
San Francisco drug bust nets 3 arrests, 500 grams of fentanyl and $70,000
San Francisco detectives and the California Army National Guard on Thursday confirmed the recent arrests of three people suspected of trafficking illegal drugs in the city's Tenderloin neighborhood, police said.According to a release, the San Francisco Police Department said investigators had been tracking the activities of several people suspected of trafficking large quantities of narcotics in the Tenderloin for three months before being able to obtain search warrants. At approximately 10:25 p.m. Tuesday night, detectives and members of the California Army National Guard surveilled three suspects who were traveling in their vehicle to the 900 block of Laguna Street. Authorities then...
Discover the Spanish Culinary Scene in San Francisco: 3 Must-Try Restaurants
In this article, we explore three remarkable Spanish restaurants in San Francisco. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these places? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Disgraced restaurateur asks for no prison time in Mohammed Nuru bribery scandal
Funneling bribes through a charity he started to help needy children was among the bad decisions that San Francisco restaurateur Nick Bovis made to further his business ambitions before the FBI arrested him. But his remorse for his role in the widespread corruption scandal surrounding former Public Works head Mohammed...
Heavy rain, cold, windy
Steve Paulson says Friday and Saturday will see heavy rain, cold temps and high wind gusts.
This Week's 3 Most Expensive Houses Around Alameda!
In the picturesque vicinity of Alameda, California, three remarkable real estate properties recently changed hands, each boasting its own unique charm and allure. Nestled on 720 Palmera Ct, Alameda, CA, 94501, a stunning 2-story Mediterranean Revival house was sold for a whopping $3,500,000 on February 26. This luxurious abode features 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, and a sprawling 4917 square feet of living space on a generous lot size of 0.35 acres. The property exudes elegance with its private waterfront backdrop, manicured grounds, and a private dock, all showcasing the architectural artistry dating back to 1927.
Millbrae's Seafood Scene: 3 Restaurants You Can't Miss
This piece is set to explore three exceptional seafood restaurants nestled in Millbrae. Have you had the opportunity to dine at any of these eateries yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Day Around the Bay: San Francisco's Homeless Population Is Decreasing, New Survey Shows
A new count of tents and vehicles to measure San Francisco’s homeless population was conducted last week, and results released Friday show a significant reduction since last summer. Since July 2023, there has been a 37% drop in number of tents and a 42% reduction in number of vehicles. [KNTV]
Deli in West Oakland faces new challenges with break-in, attempted arson
The owner of a West Oakland deli once again found himself at the center of turmoil Friday as he grappled with the aftermath of a break-in and attempted arson incident."These guys come through the fence, came in here, chopped through this. So messed this whole situation up. Came in here, pried this open, came inside," explained Stay Gold Deli Jason Herbers, outlining how the alleged intruder made entry.The latest ordeal compounds the challenges Herbers was already facing, including multiple fines from the city and persistent issues with trash accumulation outside his business."This morning has been brutal, not only for my...