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.
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.
Police shut down streets near San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood Thursday afternoon because of a suspicious package, a police spokesman said.
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.
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.
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.
U. S. District Court Judge Edward Chen said nudists’s claims that the law violates free speech rights lacked merit.
A perceived spike in violent crime in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood is prompting a community meeting Monday evening.
San Francisco’s gay and lesbian community cheered Tuesday night as voters in several states passed mandates approving same-sex marriage.
Benches originally installed in Harvey Milk Plaza to encourage people to gather and create community in the Castro District were removed Friday to discourage a small number of homeless nomads who regularly slept there, city officials said.