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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

A dump truck lies on top of a car at 23rd and Castro Streets in San Francisco, January 6, 2014. (CBS)

Dump Truck Rolls Onto Car On Hilly San Francisco Street

A large dump truck lost control on a hilly San Francisco street Monday morning and rolled over onto a parked car, authorities said.

01/06/2014

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San Francisco Offers Free Wi-Fi Along 3-Mile Stretch Of Market Street

San Francisco is offering free Internet access along one of its main thoroughfares. The new Wi-Fi network stretches from The Embarcadero to Castro Street.

12/16/2013

Sutchi Hui, was struck by a cyclist at the intersection of Market and Castro 
streets shortly before 8:10 a.m. on March 29, 2012. He died the following week. (Hui family photo)

Lawyer: SF Cyclist ‘Devastated’ Over Fatal Crash, Bicycle Groups Weigh In

A bicyclist who allegedly fatally struck a pedestrian in San Francisco’s Castro District last week is “devastated by the accident” but believes he entered the intersection lawfully.

04/06/2012

Intersection of Market and Castro Streets in San Francisco. (CBS)

Online Comments Reviewed As DA Weighs Charges In Fatal SF Castro Bike Wreck

Prosecutors are deciding whether to file charges against a bicyclist who struck a pedestrian in a fatal collision in San Francisco’s Castro District last week, and are looking into comments the cyclist appears to have made online after the accident.

04/05/2012

Harvey Milk Plaza, San Francisco Castro District

New Rules For SF Castro District Plaza Prevent Camping, Allow Carts

A proposal to ban camping and other activities at two plazas in San Francisco’s Castro District was approved by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, but only after the removal of regulations that had angered homeless advocates in the city.

02/01/2012

From left, Brian Busta, Randella Snider, and Jason Smart, came to the Castro district of San Francisco dressed in costume on Halloween night. (AP)

Another Halloween With No Party In The Castro

San Francisco city officials are reminding residents that there will be no Halloween party in the Castro District this year, the fourth straight year people have been encouraged instead to celebrate the holiday close to home.

CBS San Francisco–10/30/2010