Meron Tesfamariam (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Man Arrested For Homicide After Woman Found Dead On SF Sidewalk

A 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of homicide after a woman was found dead on a sidewalk in San Francisco’s Mission District on Monday morning, police said Tuesday.


An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

1 Dead, 1 Hurt In Separate Oakland Shootings

One man was killed and another seriously injured in two separate shootings in Oakland Thursday night.



San Rafael Passes Strict New Smoking Ban

The San Rafael City Council on Monday evening unanimously approved a strict new ordinance that prohibits smoking in multi-family housing with two or more units and in certain outdoor public places.


People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Berkeley Council Approves Public Vote On Sit-Lie Ban

After a lengthy debate, the Berkeley City Council voted 6-3 early Wednesday morning in favor of putting a measure on the November ballot that would prohibit sitting on sidewalks near businesses during daytime hours.


Golden Gate Bridge

West Sidewalk On Golden Gate Bridge To Close For Retrofitting

The entire length of a Golden Gate Bridge sidewalk will close for several months starting Tuesday for a retrofitting construction project, bridge district officials said.


A cherry picker teeters on a collapsed sidewalk at Grant Ave. and Kearny St. in San Francisco, March 1, 2011. (CBS)

Cherry Picker Caves Into San Francisco Sidewalk

A cherry picker caved into a small sinkhole on Sutter Street overnight, shutting down the street between Grant Avenue and Kearny Street, a police spokesman said.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/01/2011

Homeless man in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Haight-Ashbury Merchants See Results From Sit-Lie Ordinance

Prop L allows police officers to cite individuals for sitting, lounging or panhandling on a sidewalk in San Francisco without a citizen’s complaint having first been lodged.


People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Voters Approve Sit/Lie Sidewalk Ban

Voters on Tuesday supported Measure L, known as the “sit/lie” ordinance, that would ban sitting or lying on sidewalks between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m.

CBS San Francisco–11/03/2010

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Voters Show Support For Sit/Lie Ban

In early returns voters were supporting by a three-to-one margin an ordinance that makes laying or sitting on San Francisco sidewalks illegal.

CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010



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