Anna Duckworth

Dark smoke and flames could be seen after a fire broke out  in the 1500 block of McAllister Street near Alamo Square.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Offers Financial Aid To Alamo Square Fire Victims

Victims of a fire in San Francisco’s Alamo Square this past January are getting help through a new effort that partners a community association with Big 5 Sporting Goods.

03/20/2015

Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house (photo via Deutschlandreform/Wikimedia Commons)

SAE Fraternity’s Bay Area Chapters Disciplined For Bad Behavior In Recent Years, Banned At UC Davis

The national fraternity at the center of the Oklahoma University racist chant video has several large chapters in and around the Bay Area that have been investigated and disciplined for bad behavior in recent years.

03/10/2015

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pilot Program In SF Mission Fast Tracks Homeless To Rehab, Housing Opportunities

A first-of-its kind center in San Francisco’s Mission District has the goal of connecting homeless to drug treatment, rehab or unique housing opportunities in just 10 days as part of an 18-month pilot program.

03/06/2015

Students, staff, and their supporters participate in National Walkout Day on the SFAI campus in San Francisco. (Photo by Anna Duckworth)

SF Art Institute Adjunct Professors Walk Out Of Class, Join National Movement For Job Security

About 100 professors, students and their supporters staged a noontime walkout of classes at the San Francisco Art Institute as part of a national movement that demands better pay and job security for adjunct professors.

02/25/2015

(Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

100 Years Since San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exhibition Of 1915

It’s been 100 years since San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915. The showcase of the city’s recovery from the 1906 earthquake included the technology of the times.

02/20/2015

Graffiti on the wall of Salumeria restaurant in San Francisco. (Rob Angermuller)

Upscale Restaurants In San Francisco’s Mission District Tagged With Anti-Gentrification Graffiti

Two upscale restaurants in San Francisco’s Mission District were tagged this week with racially charged, anti-gentrification graffiti.

02/05/2015

Vinod Khosla  (James Duncan Davidson/O'Reilly)

Confusion Over Martin’s Beach Access Prompts San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s Involvement

Despite confusion, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s office said deputies will not issue citations or make arrests for trespassing if someone is simply accessing Martin’s Beach.

01/28/2015

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Daly City Suburb Makes Top 10 List Of Hottest Neighborhoods In The Country In 2015

The Crocker neighborhood came in ninth in the annual list by online real estate brokerage Redfin.

01/28/2015

A truck loaded with used mattresses (CBS)

Mattress Bounty Offered To Prevent Illegal Dumping In Alameda County

A pilot program in Alameda County will place a bounty on unwanted mattresses to encourage that they get recycled rather than illegally dumped.

01/27/2015

Rodney Halbower (San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Prison Inmate Charged In Two Murders From Peninsula 70s-Era ‘Gypsy Hill’ Slayings

A man, who was serving prison time in Oregon, has been transferred to San Mateo County where prosecutors have charged him with two of the “Gypsy Hill” killings that happened in the 1970s.

01/22/2015

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