Portola District

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

Man Seriously Hurt After Violent Mugging In San Francisco’s Portola District

A 52-year-old man who was knocked unconscious while being assaulted during a mugging in San Francisco’s Portola District on Sunday night is at a hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said today.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.



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.


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.


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.