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Castro District

'Painted Ladies' of Alamo Square (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Stray From The Tourist Traps: Spend A Weekend In San Francisco Like a Local

Refer to this weekend guide to San Francisco covering some other areas not as touristy but equally entertaining.

08/12/2014

AHF Hollywood Pharmacy (CBS)

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Files Suit Over San Francisco’s Strict Rules On Chain Stores

The organization has filed a lawsuit against the city over its strict rules regarding chain stores, after trying to move to a new office and pharmacy in the Castro District.

08/07/2014

San Francisco Bay (Getty Images)

Guide To A Long Weekend In San Francisco

Although San Francisco has many world famous attractions, with some planning, all of them can be visited over a weekend or three-day holiday.

06/21/2014

Harvey Milk stamp unveiling

Anti-Gay Christian Group’s Advice: Don’t Accept Mail With New Harvey Milk Stamp

The first U.S. stamp to feature an openly gay elected official is prompting outcry from the Christian fundamentalist group American Family Association.

05/29/2014

Sullivan’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services in San Francisco, California. (CBS)

San Francisco Funeral Home Could Close Soon Following Big Rig Crash

Sullivan’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services owner Jim Sullivan said he has been thinking of retiring and selling the valuable plot of land, now that his kids are grown and have their own careers.

05/15/2014

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

Crime scene tape, police line, generic

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

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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

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