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San Francisco City Hall. (CBS)

SF Rec And Park Officials Feel The Heat At City Hall After Death In Park

A hearing was held Thursday at San Francisco City Hall to examine the Recreation and Park Department’s safety policies and procedures, in the wake of last month’s tragic death of a 35-year-old mother who was allegedly run over by a Rec and Park employee while she was lounging in Holly Park. The employee was said to be driving an official department vehicle at the time of the accident.

10/11/2013

Christine Svanemyr (left) was fatally struck by a San Francisco Recreation and Park Department truck at Holly Park on September 5, 2013. City employee Thomas Burnoski is accused of hit-and-run in the case. (Bay City News Service, SFPD)

Lawyer: SF Parks Worker Didn’t Realize He Ran Over Woman

A San Francisco parks worker who ran over and killed a young mother as she lay at a Bernal Heights park earlier this month drove away from the scene because he did not realize he had struck her, his attorney said Monday.

09/16/2013

35-year-old Christine Svanemyr was fatally struck by a maintenance truck at Holly Park in San Francisco's Bernal Heights neighborhood on September 5, 2013. (Bay City News Service)

Widow Of Woman Run Over In San Francisco Park Grateful For Support

The husband of a woman who was fatally run over in a San Francisco park says he’s focused on how to honor his wife and be a single dad.

09/14/2013

Authorities on the scene of a fatal hit and run at Holly Park on September 5, 2013. Police said a City of San Francisco Recreation and Parks vehicle was involved in the crash. (CBS)

Suspect, Victim Identified In Fatal Hit & Run At San Francisco Park

A woman who was fatally struck at a park in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood on Thursday was a Zen monk, while the city employee who allegedly ran her over with a truck and drove away had a daughter die in a traffic accident earlier this year.

09/06/2013

Authorities on the scene of a fatal hit and run at Holly Park on September 5, 2013. Police said a City of San Francisco Recreation and Parks vehicle was involved in the crash. (CBS)

Woman Sunbathing In San Francisco Park Run Over, Killed By City Truck

San Francisco police have detained the driver of a city vehicle who apparently fled the scene after striking and killing a woman who was with a child near Holly Park in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood Thursday afternoon.

09/05/2013

(L-R) Benjamin Hagerl, Steven Terrell (San Francisco Police Dept.)

2 Arrested In Massive Ecstasy Bust At SF Bernal Heights Apartment

San Francisco police on Sunday made one of the biggest drug busts in the department’s history, seizing more than $1.5 million worth of MDMA powder and pills from an apartment near the city’s Bernal Heights neighborhood.

08/13/2013

The Bernal Marmot (Wildlife Emergency Services/BCN)

Elusive Marmot Captured After Taking Up Residence In SF’s Bernal Heights

A yellow-bellied marmot that was spotted in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood in June was finally found and captured at a school in nearby Noe Valley on Wednesday.

08/08/2013

Fatal Shooting

SF Bernal Heights Shooting Leaves 1 Dead

A man in his 20s was fatally shot in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood early Tuesday morning, according to police.

06/25/2013

San Francisco Muni bus, 9 San Bruno

Bicyclist Crashes Into San Francisco Muni Bus

A bicyclist was hospitalized after crashing into the back of a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus in the city’s Bernal Heights neighborhood Friday morning.

04/05/2013

baseball bat assault

Suspect Sought After Baseball Bat Attack In SF Bernal Heights

A man was hit in the head with a baseball bat during an argument in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood on Sunday morning, police said Monday.

03/11/2013

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