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Castro Street in San Francisco on October 16, 2010. (Wikimedia Commons)

Major Improvements, Rainbow Crosswalks Coming To San Francisco’s Castro Street

The Castro Streetscape project will help beautify Castro Street, while also making it more friendly for pedestrians.

03/13/2014

San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Harvey Milk. (CBS)

SF Honors Legacies of Milk, Moscone 35 Years After Assassinations

Mayor Ed Lee and State Senator Mark Leno were among the leaders gathered on the steps of San Francisco City Hall Wednesday to mark 35 years since the assassinations of Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk.

11/27/2013

71-year-old Sutchi Hui was struck at the intersection of Market and Castro streets. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Bicyclist’s Unique Plea Deal In Deadly SF Castro Crash

Under a plea agreement, 37-year-old Chris Bucchere of Marin County will not serve any time in jail. Instead, he will be sentenced to 1,000 hours of community service when he goes before the judge in San Francisco Superior Court on Aug. 16.

07/23/2013

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Suspicious Package Shuts Down Streets In SF Castro District

Police shut down streets near San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood Thursday afternoon because of a suspicious package, a police spokesman said.

06/20/2013

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San Francisco Police Chief Declares Stations As LGBT Safe Zones

San Francisco’s police chief announced at the Mission police station Monday morning that that station along with the city’s nine other precincts have been designated as safe havens for members of the LGBT community to report crimes.

04/15/2013

71-year-old Sutchi Hui was struck at the intersection of Market and Castro streets. (CBS)

Judge Rules Cyclist Can Be Charged With Felony For Fatal SF Castro Crash

A San Francisco judge ruled Thursday that a bicyclist accused of killing a pedestrian in a Castro District crosswalk should stand trial for felony vehicular manslaughter rather than lesser charges sought by the defense.

03/07/2013

71-year-old Sutchi Hui was struck at the intersection of Market and Castro streets. (CBS)

Witnesses Describe Fatal Collision Between SF Cyclist And Elderly Pedestrian

A preliminary hearing was underway Wednesday at San Francisco’s Hall of Justice to determine if a cyclist who struck and killed a 71-year-old pedestrian in the Castro District will be charged with felony vehicular manslaughter.

03/06/2013

Protesters expose themselves at San Francisco's City Hall (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Tosses Challenge To San Francisco Nudity Ban

U. S. District Court Judge Edward Chen said nudists’s claims that the law violates free speech rights lacked merit.

01/29/2013

A rainbow flag hangs from an historic light post in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood.

City Leaders Look To Calm Fears Of Spike In Violence In SF’s Castro

A perceived spike in violent crime in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood is prompting a community meeting Monday evening.

01/28/2013

Same-sex couple Thom Watson (R) and Jeff Tabaco kiss as they hold paperwork for a marriage license while waiting to hear a decision on whether same-sex marriages will be allowed to resume in California August 12, 2010 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco LGBT Community Hails Gay Marriage Wins In Maine, Maryland

San Francisco’s gay and lesbian community cheered Tuesday night as voters in several states passed mandates approving same-sex marriage.

11/07/2012

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