Tag Archives: Bartlett Street

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Two Wounded in 24th Street Shoot-Out

Two 18-year-old men who suffered life threatening gunshot wounds Monday night in a shoot-out that began around 10:15 p.m. on 24th Street near Bartlett are now in non-life-threatening condition and are cooperating with a police investigation. Witnesses said they heard from seven to 12 shots and saw several men running east on 24th Street. One of the men on the south...
The front of Vida's condos. Photo by Lydia Chávez

SF Improvement Tax Expires on Mission St. Block

Picking up trash is an apolitical action says permit expediter and power broker, Phillip Lesser. Or, so he thought until Tuesday, when District Supervisor David Campos declined to ask the Board of Supervisors – as he had five years ago – to renew a Business Improvement District on Mission between 21st and 22nd Streets. The designation means businesses there pay...
The corner of 23rd and Bartlett Streets, where the robbery/shooting occurred. Photo by Meira Gebel.

Suspect in Early A.M. Robbery Shoots Self in the Leg

Two armed suspects held up a 40-year-old man on Bartlett near 23rd taking his wallet, watch and smartphone. While fleeing from the scene, one of the two suspects shot himself in the leg, leaving a trail of blood from Bartlett near 23rd Street to the corner of 23rd and Valencia Streets. The victim was not injured. Police happened to be nearby when the incident...
A similar two-bedroom unit at 2600 18th Street sold in just four days. This one is offered at $1,395,000.

When Tech Bubble Bursts, SF Real Estate’s Survives

In a recent editorial in The Kernel, the author cited signs of the “bubble” heading in the direction of a burst and gave tech nine months. But in the heated real estate market, any such collapse is unlikely to happen, according to agents in the Mission District. One of the people to see the Kernel piece was Jonathan Dearman, a San Francisco native and a realtor for...
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Two-Alarm Fire Breaks out at 26th and Bartlett

Shortly before 1 p.m. a two-alarm fire broke out on Bartlett Street between 26th and Cesar Chavez. The two-story building that caught fire housed nine people, all of whom are now displaced as the building is damaged beyond habitability, according to Assistant Fire Chief Tom Siragusa. Firefighters were able to control the fire by about 1:15 p.m., and no one was injured....
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Mission Residents Largely Unfazed by Recent Violence

On a stretch of Folsom Street where homes now sell for millions of dollars, police shot a man allegedly attempting to steal a bike on Thursday night. On Sunday morning just three days later, young, well-dressed 20-somethings strolled down the block between 23rd and 24th as they made their way to friends’ barbecues. “I sort of expect that kind of...
24th blocked off between Valencia and Mission Streets.

Bomb-Like Device Turned Out to Be a Hoax

Police reported at 11:30 p.m. Friday that the suspicious device found at  23rd and Bartlett looked like a bomb, but turned out to be a hoax. “It appeared to be a legitimate active device with a timer and wires,” police reported but “After rendering the device safe it was found to be a hoax device.” Police responded to a suspicious package on Bartlett Street...
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Two New Murals Take Shape

Beauty Bar’s wall is getting a makeover, and new art is coming to Revolution Cafe’s Bartlett street wall as well. Deb, a full-time artist and recent transplant from Australia, is working on the vintage-inspired mural at 19th and Mission for Beauty Bar in keeping with the locale’s thematic decor. Though the artist is making San Francisco her new home, travel plans have...
Good morning Mission! Right at the heart of 24th street is a wall of graffiti, but more importantly 24th Street BART. Photo by Eugeniya Kirovskaya

Good Morning Mission – Forward We Move

It’s 7:57 a.m. and 49˚ out, and expected to head up to 63˚. Details for the next ten days are here. Today’s block:  24th to 25th, Mission to Bartlett. I left my place at 6:45 a.m. which is noticeable by the light in all of the photos. Scroll down for the full photo collection — we’ve changed the layout on this feature...
Clean up crew near Folsom and 17th Streets. Photo by Andrea Valencia

Documenting the Deluge: Mission Storm Updates

The businesses at the shallow end of the Mission between 14th and 18th Streets and Harrison and Folsom continued to be most affected by the storm that hit late last night with one crew getting 68 calls in a two block area. The rain that rushed into some of the buildings rose as high as five feet, said Jason Griminger, a supervisor...
Fans clash while jumping at the fire. Photo by Rigoberto Hernandez.

Giants World Series Win Erupts Into Mission Mayhem

Updated October 30, 11:43 a.m. As soon as the Giants won their third Word Series in five years Wednesday night, the Mission went wild. While it began jovial enough with an impromptu parade down 24th Street and the crowds filling BART plazas, the celebration led to significant violence. Fans set multiple bonfires along Mission Street. One person was injured by...
Couch fire on 19th Street. Photo by Rigoberto Hernandez.

Live Blog: Giants Win, Fires Burn, At least One Shot

12:30pm: While the police scanner will likely be active for a few more hours, the streets have calmed down significantly. The riot, for the most part, has subsided. The Mission reeks of burning garbage and smoke hangs in the air. 12:10 a.m.:  While traffic is open on Mission street, the riots still rage on Valencia. A big crowd of people are...
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A Fight on Bartlett Ends With One Arrest

At 11:05 p.m. Tuesday a group of men out on the sidewalk near a bar or restaurant at 21st and Bartlett had words with another group.  “Heated words,” were exchanged according to police. One of the men threw a beer at the two victims  and one grabbed the 19-year-old woman’s cellphone.  The group then chased the two victims – the  woman and her 19-year-old...