Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations In San Francisco; 14 TreatedEight people required medical attention after a gas leak reported in San Francisco's Polk Gulch neighborhood Monday morning, fire officials said.
SF Supervisors Backing Plan To Ban New Bars On Polk StreetThe proposal, by Sup. David Chiu, was drafted in response to neighbor complaints that that there are simply too many places offering alcohol on the strip, between California and O'Farrell streets. There are 45 active alcohol permits in the area.
San Francisco Polk Gulch Residents Claim Nightlife Scene Adds To CrimeA neighborhood known for its mix of businesses and street people north of San Francisco City Hall is grappling with a burgeoning nightlife scene and the crime associated with it, according to a community group.
Two Stabbed In Separate San Francisco Holdups Two men were stabbed in two separate attacks that occurred within an hour of each other in San Francisco early Thursday morning, police said.