Haight Ashbury

Homeless man in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Police Begin Enforcing Sit/Lie Law

San Francisco police have begun enforcing the city’s sit/lie law, which was approved by voters in November.


An officer stands outside the shooting scene on Haight and Masonic in San Francisco. (CBS)

SF Clerk Pleads Not Guilty To Chihuahua Dispute Shooting

An employee at a market in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning to charges that he shot a customer after an argument over a dog last week.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/16/2011

Way back when, Whole Foods was one lonely store in 1980, and also home sweet home to owners John Mackey and Rene Lawson. They even used the dishwasher as a shower. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Whole Foods Market Opens In SF Haight-Ashbury

A long-awaited Whole Foods Market officially opened in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–02/16/2011

Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council Recycling Center

San Francisco Supervisors Hold Hearing on Eviction Of Recycling Center

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department is evicting the Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council Recycling Center from Golden Gate Park, and the flap over the eviction notice has now landed at the Board of Supervisors.


An officer stands outside the shooting scene on Haight and Masonic in San Francisco. (CBS)

Customer Shot By Haight Store Owner In Dispute Over Chihuahua

The owner of a corner market in San Francisco’s Haight Ashbury neighborhood shot and critically wounded a customer Tuesday, apparently in a dispute about the customer bringing his Chihuahua into the store, police and witnesses said.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/09/2011

Homeless man in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Haight-Ashbury Merchants See Results From Sit-Lie Ordinance

Prop L allows police officers to cite individuals for sitting, lounging or panhandling on a sidewalk in San Francisco without a citizen’s complaint having first been lodged.


An SFPD cruiser. (AP)

Fatal San Francisco Beating Suspect To Argue Self-Defense

A 23-year-old Utah man accused of beating a San Francisco man to death with a skateboard on Christmas Day is due back in court on murder charges next week in a case his attorney described Wednesday as self-defense.

CBS San Francisco–01/19/2011

San Francisco Food Bank (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Charities Find Strength Through Mergers

Taking a page of the corporate world, non-profits are using mergers to help more people.


Corner of Haight and Ashbury in San Francisco. (CBS)

Teen Says He Was Abducted From San Francisco Haight District

A 14-year-old San Francisco boy told police he was kidnapped from the city’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood for several hours Wednesday night by four men in a van, then robbed and dropped off unharmed in Oakland, police said Thursday.

CBS San Francisco–12/23/2010

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFPD To Begin Enforcing Sit-Lie Ordinance In February

San Francisco’s new sit-lie ordinance became effective on Friday, but it will not be enforced until February when officers have been properly trained on it, police said.





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