Tag Archives: safety

Captain John Darmanin of the Arson Task Force addresses questions from supervisors about fire frequency and causes. Photo by Laura Wenus

Hearing Demands: How Can We Prevent these Fires?

*+-Lawmakers, officials and members of the public called for changes Thursday to make buildings safer and fire inspections more meaningful. Supervisor David Campos arranged for the City Hall hearing with the San Francisco Fire Department and...
South Van Ness is among the most dangerous streets in San Francisco for pedestrians

The Danger Zone of South Van Ness

*+-When Mark Morey wanted to know how often people were speeding past his South Van Ness home, he didn’t rely on mere estimates. The 49-year-old Mission resident equipped himself with a cheap radar gun, posted...
A police car cruises the Oakdale and Palou Muni platform along Third Street.

Bayview Responds to T-Third Muni Violence

*+-En Español District 10 community leaders worked this week to bridge the divide between Asian and African American residents, a rift exacerbated by high-profile crimes against Asian residents on the platform of the T-Third Street...
Richard Martinez waits over 20 minutes at the end of the T-Third Street line Friday at 7:30 p.m. on Bayshore Boulevard and Sunnydale Avenue

The T-Train at Night

*+-The night ride along the T was filled with everything from homeless people trying to stay warm, to baseball fans heading to AT&T Park for the Giants game. The only police officers seen were zooming...