By JUDITH JOFFE-BLOCK With baggy clothes and a can of spray paint in hand, Eli Lippert, 19, could be mistaken for one of the taggers that plague the 24th Street corridor after hours. But on a recent Tuesday night, the Precita Eyes Mural Arts Center instructor was putting the final touches on the neighborhood’s latest weapon against taggers who scrawl...
By NOAH BUHAYAR On a recent morning, Peter Avila was checking out the exterior of Marshall Elementary, on the corner of Capp and 15th Streets, when he came to a newly installed gate. He took off his belt and dangled it through the space between the bars. Then, reaching with his free hand, he grabbed the loose end of the...
Don't want to make repairs? Fine, the city will, but expect a bill.
"Bluerain," graffiti, home foreclosures and a Mexicasian Wonderland.
By ANGELA KILDUFF Two men appeared in court on Wednesday for what a police press release had described as “an early morning felony graffiti spree.” Scott Cuilty, 28, and Cameron Jeffries, 24, were arrested early Monday morning and remained in custody until late Tuesday night. Their arraignment on Wednesday was pushed back until April 20 because neither qualified for a...
The sun is out, crime is down.
Nightclub ordinances, super huddles and speaking in tongues.
It's all about the law on this fine Friday. Art, film and swimming too.
Dodging around in the rain.
Project 20 puts offenders to cleaning streets in the Mission District and elsewhere in San Francisco.
Portraits of the Mission on a windy day.
Many businesses receive letters saying they have to remove graffiti, but city law says responsibility lies with the property owner.
A car chase, a severe beating and the best graffiti in the country.
Native American heritage, Vulcanistas, free bagels, and more.
Officers stormed bus lines around the city in the biggest police sting ever performed on Muni