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Portola District

University Mound Ladies Home

Historic San Francisco Home For Elderly To Close After A Century Of Service

The University Mound Ladies Home in San Francisco , created by philanthropist James Lick in the 1880s, will close July 10, officials said.

05/17/2014

Vandals upended this Smart Car in San Francisco on the morning of April 7, 2014. (CBS)

Hooded Car-Tipping Vandals Flip Over Smart Cars In San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — San Francisco police are looking for vandals tipped who flipped over three Smart Cars in two different neighborhoods early Monday morning.

04/07/2014

A bank burglary suspect fell through an apartment rooftop into a bedroom while trying to evade police. (CBS)

SF Bank Burglary Suspect Falls Through Rooftop Into Apartment Bedroom

A San Francisco man was arrested on suspicion of burglary and resisting arrest early Friday morning after he fell through a roof while fleeing from police, according to a police spokeswoman.

09/20/2013

Sandie Harden

Man Arrested In Home Invasion Robbery, Assault Of Elderly SF Woman

A 22-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the attack of a 79-year-old woman during a home invasion robbery in San Francisco’s Portola neighborhood on the morning of May 27, police said.

08/23/2012

San Francisco Police at the scene of a Visitacion Valley shooting on July 30, 2012. (CBS)

Gang Strife Led To Visitacion Valley Shootings, SFPD Chief Says

A recent spate of fatal shootings in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood is not a result of two gangs warring with each other, but rather a case of strife within one particular gang.

08/01/2012

Police on the scene of a fatal shooting on the 3000 block of San Bruno Avenue in San Francisco's Portola neighborhood on July 31, 2012. (CBS)

1 Dead In San Francisco Portola District Shooting, 2 Sought

Police are searching for at least two suspects in a shooting that killed one and left another with life-threatening injuries in San Francisco’s Portola neighborhood Tuesday night.

08/01/2012

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Suspicious Package In SF Portola Neighborhood Deemed Harmless

A suspicious package reported Tuesday evening in San Francisco’s Portola neighborhood has been deemed harmless, a police spokesman said.

06/27/2012

SFFD firefighters cut into the roof of a burning building on San Bruno Avenue. (CBS)

San Francisco Fire Chief Wants Meeting With PG&E Officials Over Fire

PG&E spokesman Joe Molica said the San Bruno Avenue fire presented a “unique situation.” In a normal situation crews can shutoff a building’s gas valve but in this case the valve was too close to the fire.

06/15/2012

SFFD firefighters cut into the roof of a burning building on San Bruno Avenue. (CBS)

Crews Battle 4-Alarm Gas Fire In SF Portola Neighborhood

One person was critically injured as San Francisco firefighters battled a four-alarm gas fire in the city’s Portola neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

06/12/2012

Broken Glass, window, burglary, generic, crime scene

Elderly Woman Attacked In San Francisco Portola Home Invasion

An 80-year-old woman was attacked during a home invasion in San Francisco’s Portola neighborhood, police said Tuesday.

05/29/2012