Clenching his dog’s leash in one hand, Ortega Flowers’ voice trembled with frustration as he recounted an interaction he had with a police officer shortly before his tent was removed during a city cleanup of a homeless encampment on Shotwell Street. “They just took my tent. My dog’s food is in there, and his brush,” said Flowers, alleging that he had...
The view of Twin Peaks from Guerrero and 18th.
A guy wearing a black hoodie, flat-brimmed baseball hat and baggy jeans walked up to Whiz Burgers Drive-In on a warm Sunday night. His head was down as he focused on several wrinkled dollar bills he had just pulled from his pocket. “What’s up, boss, can I get a large chocolate shake?” Jay Smith asked as he leaned into the...
A man was robbed at gunpoint early Monday morning at 18th and Collingwood streets, police said. Police received a call at 12:20 a.m. concerning an armed robbery. The victim, a 30-year-old man, was robbed by a man in his late 20s wielding a black semi-automatic handgun. The suspect took the victim’s smart phone and cash, then fled on foot in...
Meet Robert Patterson, Stefan Roesh and chef Takahiro Hori, the Ken Ken Ramen team.
Mugging last night at 18th and Dolores.
One way to attract business.
A garage sale on 18th Street attracted Saturday’s block partygoers.
San Jose Avenue affected for three weekends.
Community gardens are not uncommon in the Mission. What is uncommon is the notion of trying to make a living growing food in the middle of one of the most expensive cities in the country. En Español
A woman was hospitalized after being stabbed on the J-Church Muni this morning. En Español
Beautiful day, ugly news.
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