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Hit-and-run driver strikes pedestrian in Bayview crosswalk - The San Francisco Examiner

Hit-and-run driver strikes pedestrian in Bayview crosswalk - The San Francisco Examiner

A driver fled the scene after striking a 58-year-old man who was using a crosswalk in the Bayview late Thursday evening, police said.The hit-and-run collision happened at Oakdale Avenue and Selby Street around 7:30 p.m. when a sedan struck the man, according to police.Officers later found the vehicle involved in the incident but an arrest does not appear to have been made as of Friday morning.The injured pedestrian was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.Police have not released a detailed description of the suspect, a man in his 30s.mbarba@sfexaminer.comIf you find our...

May 15, 2020
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Man killed by hit-and-run driver at Geary Boulevard and Park Presidio - The San Francisco Examiner

Man killed by hit-and-run driver at Geary Boulevard and Park Presidio - The San Francisco Examiner

A driver struck and killed a pedestrian in the Richmond Distrit before fleeing the scene over the weekend, according to police.Police said officers responded to reports of a hit and run collision at the intersection of Geary Boulevard and Park Presidio around 12:20 a.m. on Saturday, April 24.There, they found a 28-year-old man down in the roadway and called medics. Despite life-saving efforts administered, the young man was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Officer Adam Lobsinger.The victim has been identified by the Medical Examiner’s Office as 28-year-old Kenneth...

April 26, 2021
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SFMTA says speeding is a ‘challenge’ near Lake Merced - The San Francisco Examiner

SFMTA says speeding is a ‘challenge’ near Lake Merced - The San Francisco Examiner

Supervisor Myrna Melgar is urging San Francisco’s transit agency to quickly implement safety upgrades to the roads, intersections and pathways near Lake Merced, a popular recreational destination in her district where a by an intoxicated driver in February.“I see the urgency in the area,” she said during Tuesday’s County Transportation Authority meeting. “I think that having timely improvements is essential to guarantee pedestrians and cyclists can safely cross the Lake Merced area without fearing for their lives, and I would really like to request that we get this going fairly...

March 10, 2021
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Without Muni Metro, businesses uncertain about future - The San Francisco Examiner

Without Muni Metro, businesses uncertain about future - The San Francisco Examiner

Karl Aguilar has helped run Papenhausen Hardware in West Portal for more than 20 years. He says he hasn’t seen as much business over the last year as fewer familiar faces stepped off the train and into his store.While Aguilar can’t be certain, he blamed some of the decline in sales on the closure of the Muni Metro subway. The shuttle buses that replaced the light rail vehicles must navigate around subway tunnels rather than going through them, leading to delays and cumbersome connections.Other employees at the hardware store who used to take the train to work have even started driving.“It...

April 1, 2021
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Fewer introduces legislation to speed up closure of Hall of Justice jail - The San Francisco Examiner

Fewer introduces legislation to speed up closure of Hall of Justice jail - The San Francisco Examiner

A San Francisco supervisor is moving forward with plans to close the dilapidated seventh-floor jail above the Hall of Justice within six months.Supervisor Sandra Fewer introduced legislation Tuesday that would require the closure of County Jail No. 4 and aim to reduce the jail population without sending inmates to Alameda County.“The jail population right now, as we speak, is being reduced because of COVID-19,” Fewer said in a . “This is an opportune time to evaluate those measures being taken and apply best practices for the jail closure plan.”Fewer first announced her legislation in late...

April 14, 2020
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Hundreds of SF city workers take on ‘emergency’ roles - The San Francisco Examiner

Hundreds of SF city workers take on ‘emergency’ roles - The San Francisco Examiner

Election staffers aiding the homeless. City public works employees building new medical facilities. Librarians delivering food to the hungry.Hundreds of San Francisco city government workers have been drafted, in essence, as “disaster service workers,” seeing The City slot them into roles on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.A little-known clause in a city worker’s hiring papers allows San Francisco to require them to aid city efforts during a disaster. While most often seen as an essential safety net for our City by the Bay’s most notorious danger — earthquakes — the government...

April 15, 2020
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Project wins approval at Lucky Penny site with no affordable housing - The San Francisco Examiner

Project wins approval at Lucky Penny site with no affordable housing - The San Francisco Examiner

A 101-unit project on the site of the former Lucky Penny restaurant is moving forward with approval from supervisors, but without the affordable housing originally promised.Supervisors on Tuesday voted to remove the requirement to include affordable housing in the development on-site at Geary Boulevard and Masonic Avenue.Upzoning was allowed under the premise that the new building would be home to mixed-income households, but the developer will instead pay $4.5 million to be used for affordable housing elsewhere. Supervisor Catherine Stefani, who led negotiations for the site in her...

April 16, 2020
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San Francisco may create city-monitored homeless tent encampments to slow COVID-19 - The San Francisco Examiner

San Francisco may create city-monitored homeless tent encampments to slow COVID-19 - The San Francisco Examiner

Homeless people are among the most likely to die when infected by COVID-19, medical professionals across the nation have said. An infection in The City’s notoriously pervasive homeless population would be a nightmare.San Francisco woke to that nightmare Friday.Mayor London Breed revealed an “outbreak” of COVID-19 at San Francisco’s largest homeless shelter, Friday, which infected 68 unhoused people and two staffers.Homeless advocates called it an “explosive catastrophe.” They also used another word for the terrible contamination: predictable. Advocates have been agitating for The City’s...

April 11, 2020
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Controller estimates using hotels for shelter will cost $197 per room per day for first 2,000 rooms - The San Francisco Examiner

Controller estimates using hotels for shelter will cost $197 per room per day for first 2,000 rooms - The San Francisco Examiner

The first batch of about 2,000 hotel rooms The City is signing leases on to shelter the homeless and first responders will cost about $197 each per night, the City Controller said Wednesday.The City is using the vacant hotel rooms as shelter during the coronavirus health crisis for first responders, those who need to be quarantined and for homeless residents— although the exact amount of the latter The City will move into hotel rooms remains unknown. That is subject to a debate between the Board of Supervisors and Mayor London Breed.City Controller Ben Rosenfield said Wednesday that The...

April 8, 2020
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Why the tech bubble never actually burst

Why the tech bubble never actually burst

The venture capitalists are sounding the alarm. At conferences, they buzz about falling valuations for startups. On CNBC, they bemoan the sudden lack of initial public offerings. On Twitter, they warn of a coming downturn. It is a familiar refrain. For the past decade, such warnings have cropped up repeatedly in startup land. The industry is in another bubble, investors and commentators caution, conjuring the 1999 dot-com era and the dramatic collapse and recession that followed. Jobs disappeared, fortunes vaporized and reputations were tarnished. The message since has carried those...

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