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Mylar Balloon Causes Power Line To Go Down In San Francisco’s Portola Neighborhood

A mylar balloon that got caught on a power line and caused a wire to go down resulted in a power outage in San Francisco’s Portola neighborhood Wednesday, a utility spokeswoman said.

09/24/2014

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New Hope For Senior Residents At Historic Assisted-Living Home In San Francisco’s Portola District

Despite a warning that University Mound Ladies Home in San Francisco’s Portola District would close earlier this week, the debt-ridden assisted living facility remains open with a plan in place for 20 seniors who remain.

08/01/2014

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16-Year Old Student Arrested For Bringing Sawed-Off Shotgun To SF High School

A 16-year-old student was arrested for bringing a sawed-off rifle to a high school in San Francisco’s Portola District on Tuesday, police said.

12/05/2013

(CBS)

1 Hurt In San Francisco Portola District Shooting

One person was injured in a shooting in San Francisco’s Portola District Tuesday morning, a police spokesman said.

12/03/2013

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

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

(CBS)

Pedestrian Shot Dead In San Francisco’s Portola District

A 26-year-old man was fatally shot while walking in San Francisco’s Portola neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon.

CBS San Francisco–06/29/2011

Police and onlookers at the scene of an officer-involved shooting of a stabbing suspect in San Francisco's Portola neighborhood.

San Francisco Police Officer Shoots, Kills Stabbing Suspect

A man shot by San Francisco police responding to reports of a stabbing in the city’s Portola neighborhood Wednesday afternoon has died.

CBS San Francisco–12/29/2010

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