10-Year-Old San Francisco Boy Sheltering At Home Gets Birthday Visit From SF Fire DepartmentA ten-year-old boy who was missing out on birthday festivities due to the COVID-19 crisis got his spirits boosted Tuesday when the San Francisco Fire Department paid a special visit to his home in SF's West Portal neighborhood.
San Francisco Muni Metro Switch Problem Sends Riders Flocking To Buses, Pricey Ride Shares Dozens of passengers streamed out of San Francisco Muni's West Portal station as an issue on the subway line shutdown trains heading into downtown San Francisco.
Angry Residents Complain About San Francisco's Response To Weekend FloodingAngry residents of San Francisco's West Portal neighborhood vetted their simmering frustrations Wednesday night over the city's response to runoff from a potent weekend storm that flooded their streets and damaged their garages and basements.
West Portal Neighbors Blame Old Storm Drains After Heavy Rains Flooded Their HomesDuring this weekend's storm, water backed up into West Portal homes, and flooding was more than a foot deep for almost an entire block. Residents say the storm drains were the problem.
Residents Of San Francisco's West Portal Spend Day Cleaning Up After Flash FloodHeavy rain Saturday afternoon caused a flash flood in San Francisco’s West Portal neighborhood and the next day, residents were digging out and wondering why the city was nowhere to be found.
Storm Drenches San Francisco Neighborhoods Damaging Several HomesIn San Francisco's West Portal neighborhood, torrential rains overwhelmed intersections, and waist-deep floodwaters poured into homes.
In Record Mega Millions Drawing, San Francisco Ticket Matches 5 Of 6While the winning ticket of Tuesday's record $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot was sold in South Carolina, a ticket matching five out of six numbers was sold in San Francisco.
Twin Peaks Tunnel Reopens Saturday to SF Muni ServiceThe Twin Peaks Tunnel, which takes Muni riders between the city's Castro and West Portal, is reopening. The 100-year-old tunnel has been under construction for two months.
Contractor Scrutinized After Twin Peaks Tunnel Worker's DeathSan Francisco Supervisor Norman Yee is planning to hold a hearing next month to investigate how city contractors are chosen following the death of a construction worker inside the Twin Peaks Tunnel.
Twin Peaks Tunnel Worker Hit by Steel Beam DiesA construction worker who was injured by a steel beam Friday at the Twin Peaks Tunnel Project in West Portal has died.
Construction On Twin Peaks Tunnel Hurting West Portal BusinessesWork on the Twin Peaks Muni tunnel is scaring away customers along West Portal Avenue in San Francisco.
3-Alarm Fire Damages Multiple Businesses In West PortalA three-alarm fire damaged multiple businesses in San Francisco's West Portal neighborhood late Tuesday night, fire officials said.
High Lead Levels Found In Drinking Water At Three San Francisco SchoolsWater taps at three San Francisco schools have been turned off after samples were found to contain lead levels above federal safety standards
Suspect In West Portal Kidnapping Attempt Pleads Not GuiltyA man arrested last month in connection with an attempted kidnapping of a 13-year-old girl in San Francisco's West Portal neighborhood pleaded not guilty to all charges in court Wednesday.
Arrest In Attempted Kidnapping Of San Francisco Teenage Girl A suspect wanted in connection with the attempted abduction of a 13-year-old girl from a quiet street in San Francisco's West Portal neighborhood has been arrested.