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Financial District

President Barack Obama waves at supporters during a campaign event at the Fox Theatre in Redwood City on May 23, 2012.  (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Returning To Bay Area For Fundraisers Next Week

Two weeks after his most recent fundraising visit to the Bay Area, President Obama will return Wednesday to campaign in San Francisco.


Firefighters at the scene of a Kokkari restaurant fire in San Francisco's Financial District. (CBS)

Fire Damages Popular Greek Restaurant In SF Financial District

A fire caused damage to the Kokkari Estiatorio restaurant in San Francisco’s Financial District Wednesday afternoon. The fire apparently started in the flue of the 3-story brick building at the corner of front and Jackson street around 1:15 p.m.



San Francisco’s Financial District Sees Rash Of Bank Robberies

Police in San Francisco are searching for several suspects in a string of back robberies in the city’s Financial District over the past few weeks.


Hyatt Regency (credit: R.Del Rosario/CBS SF)

Explore San Francisco’s Financial District

Take a stroll through San Francisco’s historic Financial Distric, and stand–literally–on the spot where an old “gold ship” is buried. Visit what one historian says “is the most famous building in all the world.” And eat at some of the best restaurants on the planet.


Protesters march from Justin Herman Plaza to Wells Fargo Headquarters in San Francisco's Financial District. (CBS)

Arrests Made As SF Protest Targets Wells Fargo Meeting

Authorities arrested 24 protesters who were part of a group attempting to disrupt the Wells Fargo shareholder meeting in downtown San Francisco Tuesday afternoon.


San Francisco Muni

Pedestrian Hospitalized After Collision With Muni Bus

A woman in her 60s was found injured in the street after she was possibly struck by a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus near San Francisco’s Rincon Hill Wednesday evening, San Francisco police said.


Manhole Explosion

Manhole Explodes In San Francisco’s Financial District

Fire personnel and PG&E crews responded to the scene of a PG&E manhole that exploded in San Francisco’s financial district Saturday morning, authorities said.



PG&E Investigates Fire In Downtown SF Underground Vault

PG&E crews are making repairs to a cable that failed in an underground vault in San Francisco’s Financial District on Thursday afternoon, sparking a fire and prompting the closure of several streets.


A group of Occupy SF protesters took over the Cathedral Hill Hotel on January 20, 2012. (CBS)

SF Occupy Protests Extend Into Evening, Building Taken Over

Hundreds of protesters clad in rain gear marched through downtown San Francisco Friday evening, one of several events in a day of action. Some protesters entered a vacant building on Cathedral Hill.


US Vice President Joe Biden  (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden Backs NFL Giants In San Francisco Campaign Flub

Biden, speaking at an event in San Francisco’s Financial District in support of President Obama’s re-election, told supporters that “the Giants are on their way to the Super Bowl,” according to media reports.





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