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Car Crashes Into Parked Cars on Mission and 17th

A woman was taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after crashing into several parked cars on Mission and 17th streets. The driver of a red Volkswagen hatchback was traveling on Mission Street when she hit several cars, including a Toyota SUV parked near 17th Street. It’s unclear what caused the driver to lose control of the car. An employee of...
A woman examining her push cart moments after a car hit it as she tried to cross the street.

Pedestrian’s Pushcart Hit by Driver

A car hit a pedestrian’s pushcart outside Mission Loc@l’s offices at 17th Street and Treat Avenue at 4:30 p.m. The pedestrian was attempting to cross Treat when the incident occurred. “What are you doing?” the woman screamed. The driver honked, backed up and sped away down 17th Street toward Mission Street. The woman appeared uninjured, and after a few minutes...
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3100 17th Street: How One Block Changed

When Lutz Plumbing first came to the 3100 block of 17th Street in 1982, Susie Hotarek was afraid to leave the building on foot. Employees would drive into the building through the garage entrance and leave the same way. What waited beyond — drug peddlers, prostitutes — was more urban than made them feel safe. “We had to pretty much...