Tag Archives: Capp Street

Capp Street between 16th and 17th, dark street with people and streetlamp

FBI Crackdown May Bring New Arrivals to Capp

Kristen DiAngelo is concerned about her colleagues. She says that there’s no replacement for the recently defunct free online network that helped them advertise and schedule appointments with clients. With fewer options available, they’re turning to the streets. DiAngelo is a career sex worker who, like her colleagues in the industry, has used the website MyRedBook, an online advertising space...
Officer Steve Keith speaks to a Mission resident at Tuesday's community meeting with the police. Photo by Joe Rivano Barros

Prostitution on Capp Street Increasing, Say Residents

Prostitution on Capp Street is on the upswing, residents told police at the monthly community meeting Tuesday evening at the Mission District police station. Roughly two dozen people made it out to the meeting held on the last Tuesday of every month. Captain Dan Perea and Officer Steve Keith presided over the proceedings. One community member, who asked to be...
Capp Street between 16th and 17th, dark street with people and streetlamp

Turning On Capp Street’s Lights

During the day, Capp Street between 16th and 24th streets is chock-a-block with tidy and not-so-well-kept triple-deckers, aging apartment buildings, a few churches, community centers and commercial buildings. Most residents are off to work in the mornings, lending the street a relatively tranquil and sleepy air. But three or four hours after the sun goes down, Capp Street transforms. Pimps, prostitutes and...
Photo by Molly Oleson

Capp Street Lights Back On After Weeks in Dark

After reporting that malfunctioning street lights had left a stretch of Capp Street between 19th and 24th streets in the dark for weeks, Mission residents may get some relief from months of unreliable lighting. “It’s been really dark and scary,” said Capp Street resident Gregory Dicum. “We’ve brought it up with the police, with the supervisor’s office, with 311 and Click Fix.”...
Sureno gang graffiti first appeared on 18th street and remained there for more than four months even though it is the city's policy to remove it immediately. Photo by Andrea Valencia.

City Takes Months to Move on Gang Tag

Pasted in the window of a dormant pizzeria on 18th Street was a familiar notice from the Department of Public Works: a letter, dated Oct. 2, demanding the landlord remove small taggings from the window or risk a $500 fine. The letter has now been removed. However, just across the street a more sinister tagging has been neglected since May....
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Residentes Expresan Preocupación sobre Temas de Calidad de Vida

Más de una docena de residentes expresaron su preocupación por problemas de calidad de vida en el barrio en una reunión sucedida el pasado martes con Robert Moser en la estación de policía de la Misión. Los residentes del área entorno a las calles 16 y Misión se quejaron de que hay heces humanas, agujas en la calle y una...
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Dan a Conocer Bosquejo de Sospechoso por Agresión Sexual en Calle Erie

La policía de San Francisco ha pedido la ayuda del público en identificar a dos sospechosos del caso por agresión sexual sucedida en la calle Erie. El pasado día martes, el departamento de policía dio a conocer un bosquejo de uno de los sospechosos. Según la policía, la víctima fue agredida sexualmente en el área de las calles Erie y...
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La Policía Declara Que No Se Presentó Denuncia por Violación

El Departamento de Policía no ha recibido ninguna denuncia por una violación que supuestamente sucedió en las calles 19 y Capp en la madrugada de lunes pasado. Tampoco se han puesto en contacto con la víctima, de acuerdo con una declaración de un inspector a Mission Local realizada el jueves pasado. La investigación es continua, precisó el inspector John Keane...