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San Francisco Apartment From Hell: Tenants Sue Landlord Over Sewage In Sinks, Blood-Stained Walls

Home is where their hell is — that’s what tenants of a South of Market apartment building are trying to illustrate in a lawsuit that alleges a bevy of terrible living conditions despite paying market-rate rents.

04/16/2015

(Studio for Urban Projects)

52 Wacky Art Exhibits You Can Play With Take Over San Francisco’s Market Street For 3 Days

Dozens of art exhibitions will flood Market Street starting Thursday as the public prepares to vote on which ones will become a permanent fixture in this rapidly changing San Francisco corridor.

04/09/2015

Jeffrey's Toys in San Francisco. (CBS)

Famed San Francisco Toy Store To Close After Landlord Raises Rent To $40,000 A Month

One of the last toy stores in San Francisco is the latest victim of exploding rents. After receiving a letter from their landlord demanding a big increase, Jeffrey’s Toys on Market Street will shut down.

03/24/2015

A homeless man sleeps in the doorway of a closed store in San Francisco, California.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 SFPD Northern District Officers Trying To Handle Up To 700 Complaints A Month About Homeless

Last week St. Mary’s Cathedral came under fire for their sprinkler system that doused the homeless as a deterrent. Now

03/23/2015

Debris blown off a roof that hit pedestrians below on San Francisco's Market Street. (CBS)

Wind Blows Debris Off Roof, Hitting Pedestrians Below On San Francisco’s Market Street

Strong winds blew debris off a roof, hitting pedestrians on the head and forcing the temporary closure of Market Street in San Francisco.

02/08/2015

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

Person Stabbed In Face On Market Street In San Francisco

San Francisco police said a person was stabbed in the face at Fifth and Market streets at about 2 a.m. Tuesday morning.

01/13/2015

Current SFPD district map (courtesy sf-police.org)

SFPD Re-Drawing District Lines To Reflect Population Shifts, Reduce Response Times

The once a decade process has begun in San Francisco to redraw the lines of the city’s 10 district police stations with a shift to the south for population explosions in SoMa and Mission Bay expected.

01/05/2015

A view of Market Street heading east toward the Ferry Building in San Francisco. (CBS)

New Driving Restrictions On San Francisco’s Market Street Will Cut Down Private Vehicle Use

It will be a lot more challenging to drive down Market Street in downtown San Francisco next year as a host of new traffic restrictions are planned that will make it difficult—if not impossible—to get onto the busy corridor.

12/05/2014

A bicyclist rides her bicycle down Market Street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 Hospitalized After Vehicle Hits Traffic Light Pole, Then Pedestrian Near Market & 7th In SF

Two people were hospitalized after a driver struck a traffic signal pole and then a pedestrian in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.

11/26/2014

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

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