About four thousand homes and businesses in San Francisco are starting Thursday morning without power. The outage is affecting parts of Russian Hill, Fisherman’s Wharf and the Marina around the intersection of Van Ness and Lombard, according to PG&E’s website.
Friday morning’s rains toppled yet another problematic ficus tree, this time on top of a Lyft driver’s car in the Marina District.
While many facts about the city by the bay may be obvious, there are many other facts that aren’t as obvious. Here are 10 things you might not know about San Francisco.
Police are seeking two suspects who stole photography equipment at gunpoint from a pair of Dutch tourists late Sunday night as they were taking photos of San Francisco’s famously crooked Lombard Street.
SFMTA Claims 1st Car-Free Weekend On ‘Crookedest’ Part Of Lombard Street Went Smoothly Despite Pedestrian Crowding
The first weekend of a pilot program creating car-free access to San Francisco’s famously crooked Lombard Street went “relatively smoothly,” a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency spokesman said Monday.
Closing the crookedest street in the world to tourists was supposed to give residents a break, and some privacy. Instead, they got chaos.
Besides weekend closures on the crooked stretch of Lombard Street, changes to Muni’s F-Line and free Sunday parking return to the city this summer.
Although San Francisco has many world famous attractions, with some planning, all of them can be visited over a weekend or three-day holiday.
This coming Saturday and Sunday will be the first of four weekends this summer where Lombard Street will be closed to vehicle traffic.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is now considering shutting down Lombard Street between Larkin and Leavenworth Streets on weekends to improve general safety in the area known to attract tourists on foot and in cars.