Downtown

A window washer falls 11 stories onto a moving car in downtown San Francisco on November 21, 2014. (CBS)

Cal/OSHA Faults Employer In Window Washer’s Fall In Downtown San Francisco

It was on November 21, 2014 when Pedro Perez lost his balance and fell from the building, landing on a moving car.

05/20/2015

People in Leap bus in San Francisco. (Leap)

Leap Suspends Private Bus Service In San Francisco After Receiving Cease And Desist Notice

The San Francisco startup has received a Cease and Desist notice from the California Public Utilities Commission, and has temporarily suspended service.

05/20/2015

A Mustang left in reverse in a Tenderloin parking garage backed into a water line damaging the car and causing flooding to the garage's basement. (photo: Susan Kennedy)

Chaotic Morning In San Francisco’s Tenderloin Involves Car Ramp, Crashes, Broken Water Lines

A strange series of events occurred in San Franciso’s Tenderloin District Monday morning, involving a runaway car inside a parking garage, a broken water line and Mercedes crashing into a fire engine.

05/11/2015

Screenshot of the petition to save the the view on Campanile Way on Change.org. (CBS)

Cal Students Petition To Block Construction That Would Block Berkeley’s View Of Golden Gate

Students and residents were circulating a petition on Change.Org to block the construction of an 18-story high-rise in Downtown Berkeley because it would obstruct “cherished” views of the Golden Gate Bridge from Campanile Way.

04/29/2015

A free Wi-Fi hotspot beams broadband internet from atop a public phone booth. (John Moore/Getty Images)

Downtown San Leandro Will Have Free Wi-Fi By Summer

The new system will provide some of the fastest Internet speeds available anywhere in the Bay Area.

03/19/2015

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Police Investigate 2nd Downtown Jewelry Heist In 1 Week

In San Francisco’s second jewelry store robbery in the past week, three male suspects robbed a Union Square jewelry store at gunpoint Friday morning, police said.

02/10/2015

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

18 Arrested For Public Intoxication At New Year’s Eve Event In Downtown San Francisco And Along Embarcadero

Police also made six felony arrests and one misdemeanor arrest in the area where the New Year’s Eve event was held in San Francisco.

01/02/2015

(Photo Credit: Richard Masoner/Cyclelicious via Flickr)

San Jose To Ban Bicycling On Sidewalks On Some Downtown Streets

Residents in the downtown area have said many bicyclists make walking on sidewalks dangerous, while bike riders have argues streets are not properly marked and too narrow to bike on.

12/03/2014

San Francisco Police Department car. 
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Market Street Reopens After Being Shut Down In Downtown San Francisco Due To Police Activity

The busy thoroughfare was shut down between Van Ness and Octavia.

11/26/2014

(Holly Quan/CBS)

Oakland Begins Cleanup After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Protest Leaves Downtown Businesses Vandalized, Looted

Work crews on Tuesday morning began cleaning up downtown, where demonstrators protesting the Ferguson, Mo. grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson over the shooting death of Michael Brown set fires, smashed store-front windows and looted businesses on Monday night.

11/25/2014

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