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Cars are triple-parked in front of The Battery on the 700 block of Battery St. in San Francisco. (Carlos E. Castañeda/CBS)

Valet Double-Parking At Private San Francisco Club The Battery Creates Traffic Aggravation For Drivers

Double-parking seems like a way of life for some parts of busy downtown San Francisco. Now a private club near the waterfront is adding to the aggravation of drivers because of its valet parking service.

06/26/2014

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LinkedIn To Lease 26-Story Building In Downtown San Francisco

The professional networking company LinkedIn has signed a lease for an entire 26-story building under construction in San Francisco.

04/22/2014

Streets were closed in San Francisco's Financial District due to a dangling window from one of the towers of Embarcadero Center. (CBS)

SF Streets Reopen After Broken Window Removed From Downtown High-Rise

Police have shut down the 200 block of Battery Street Thursday afternoon due to a glass window that is about to fall from a building, authorities said.

03/13/2014

A still image taken from a YouTube video of water falling from the top of a building in SF after a sprinkler malfunctioned. (Source: YouTube user Axelexic)

Broken Sprinkler Sends Waterfall From Top Of SF FiDi Building

A broken sprinkler system at the top of an office building in San Francisco’s Financial District sent water pouring onto the street below Friday morning, according to fire officials.

03/07/2014

PG&E crews investigate a fire underneath Montgomery St. in San Francisco's Financial District. (CBS)

Underground Vault Fires In San Francisco Financial Dist. Extinguished

A fire in an underground vault was quickly extinguished Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco’s Financial District, fire and PG&E officials said.

11/20/2013

San Francisco police officers atop a police vehicle prepare to approach a naked man standing atop a traffic sign (upper left), September 13, 2013. (CBS)

Man Who Threatened To Jump From SF Hi-Rise Removed Pants Atop Street Sign A Week Ago

A man who threw concrete and bricks at police while on a building’s ledge in San Francisco’s Financial District on Monday afternoon is the same person who stood nude atop a signpost for hours last week.

09/17/2013

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Dangling Window-Washing Rig Secured On San Francisco High-Rise

A street reopened in San Francisco’s Financial District Friday morning after being closed beneath a window-washing scaffold that was hanging unsafely from a high-rise. That rig has since been secured, a fire official said.

09/13/2013

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Man Robs Bank In SF’s Financial District

A man robbed a bank in San Francisco’s Financial District on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

09/04/2013

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San Francisco South Of Market Shooting Sends Man To Hospital

A man shot in his torso in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood Thursday is expected to survive, according to police.

03/07/2013

Twitter logo is displayed at the entrance of Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. (AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco DA Subpoenas Twitter In Protest Case

Social networking giant Twitter has been subpoenaed by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, as prosecutors investigate a violent protest that took place in October.

12/11/2012

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