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  1. SoMa Stabbing Sends One Man to Hospital in Critical ConditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | SF Appeal

    A stabbing Sunday afternoon in the South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco sent one man to the hospital in critical condition, police said today. Police said the incident occurred at about 3:45 p.m. at Sixth and Natoma streets when an argument between two men led to one of the men stabbing the other, police said.

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  2. Medical Examiner Identifies Body Found Floating in the BayRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | SF Appeal

    The San Francisco medical examiner's office has identified a man found floating in the San Francisco Bay in November as Daniel Ha, who was reported missing after Halloween night, officials said today. The U.S. Coast Guard and San Francisco fire crews found Ha's body in the Bay on Nov. 11. At the time, Ha's brother, Mark, wrote on the Facebook page, "Find Dan Ha" that while his face and body were indistinguishable, the clothes, wallet contents, and phone matched his brother's personal belongings.

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  3. Jury Awards $4M to Family of Bicyclist Killed by Turning Truck in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | SF Appeal

    The family of a 24-year-old woman who was fatally struck by a truck while riding her bicycle in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood in 2013 was awarded $4 million by a San Francisco Superior Court jury on Thursday. A San Francisco jury found the driver of the big-rig truck, Gilberto Alcantar, negligent for striking and killing Amelie Le Moullac, who lived in San Francisco and worked at the San Francisco office of the marketing firm Voce Communications.

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  4. Jury Finds Truck Driver Who Fatally Struck Bicyclist in SoMa NegligentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | SF Appeal

    A San Francisco Superior Court jury today found the driver of a big rig truck negligent for striking and killing a 24-year-old woman riding her bicycle in San Francisico's South of Market neighborhood in 2013. Amelie Le Moullac, who lived in San Francisco and worked at the San Francisco office of the marketing firm Voce Communications, was killed during her morning commute on Aug. 14, 2013 when a truck made a right turn and struck her at the corner of Sixth and Folsom streets.

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  5. Dog Owner, Friends Track Down Stolen Dog in SoMa Burglary, Suspect ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | SF Appeal

    A dog owner whose young pit bull was stolen from his San Francisco apartment Saturday tracked down the alleged thief and got his dog back Monday night with a little help from his friends and neighbors, he said today. David Baker, 22, a student and freelance artist living in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood, discovered that his home in the 100 block of Gilbert Street had been burglarized at about 5 p.m. Saturday, he said today.

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  6. City Report Finds That More Maneuverable Fire Trucks Will Improve Street SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | SF Appeal

    For pedestrians and bicyclists in San Francisco smaller roads mean increased safety, but for fire trucks, narrow roads pose a challenge. San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener expressed his support today to see San Francisco fire trucks be designed to bolster, not impede, pedestrian safety.

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  7. Man Who Stabbed Transgender Woman While Exiting Muni Bus IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | SF Appeal

    A man who was arrested on suspicion of stabbing a 24-year-old transgender woman as she exited a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus with a friend on Saturday evening in the city's Civic Center neighborhood has been identified. San Francisco police spokeswoman Sgt.

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  8. Veterans Justice Court Expands to Help Veterans Citywide Receive ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | SF Appeal

    San Francisco's Veterans Justice Court in the Tenderloin neighborhood will expand in January 2015 with a standalone court at the Hall of Justice that will provide services to military veterans across the city. San Francisco Superior Court Presiding Judge Cynthia Ming-mei Lee announced today that the Veterans Justice Court will be expanding its services to all veterans across the city regardless of their neighborhood.

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  9. Pedestrian Struck by SUV Near Caltrain StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | SF Appeal

    A pedestrian crossing a street in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood suffered serious injuries when an SUV struck him early Thursday morning, police said. The traffic collision was reported at about 5:45 a.m. on Thursday near the intersection of Fourth and Brannan streets, one block from the Caltrain station, according to San Francisco police.

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  10. Ordinance Aims to Decrease Tobacco Permits in Low-Income NeighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | SF Appeal

    The San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance earlier this week that will stop the issuance of new tobacco permits to retailers in San Francisco's low-income neighborhoods with already high tobacco densities. The ordinance, introduced by San Francisco Supervisor Eric Mar and co-sponsored by Supervisors Jane Kim and Scott Wiener, will be an amendment to the city's health code and aims to create equity in the number of tobacco permits per district in San Francisco.

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  11. Residents Urged to Call 311 to Report Location of Homeless Individuals in Need of ShelterRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | SF Appeal

    The San Francisco Homeless Outreach Team is transporting homeless individuals to emergency shelters tonight and is urging residents to contact them immediately if they see someone who appears to be without shelter from the storm. The city's Homeless Outreach Team is canvassing streets and encampments to encourage people on the streets to go to shelter during the storm.

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  12. BART, AC Transit Launch New Late Night Transbay BusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | SF Appeal

    Transbay commuters in the late night and early morning hours will be able to more swiftly get to and from the East Bay and San Francisco on the weekends with a new pilot program launched today by BART and Alameda-Contra Costa Transit. The program not only introduces an additional all-nighter bus line that expands into East Contra Costa County cities, but also increases the frequency of overnight bus lines already in service.

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  13. Man Suspected of SoMA Homicide, Burglary ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | SF Appeal

    Police have arrested a man suspected of killing another man and burglarizing his apartment in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood last month. San Francisco resident Antonio Dupree was arrested on suspicion of the killing of 63-year-old Gary Mulhern, who was also a San Francisco resident, police said.

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  14. Man Found Dead in Suspected SoMa Homicide IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | SF Appeal

    A man found dead in a suspected homicide in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood Monday afternoon has been identified as a 63-year-old San Francisco resident, according to the medical examiner's office. Gary Mulhearn was found dead in the first block of Essex Street shortly after 2:30 p.m., according to police.

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  15. Coalition of Residents Plan to Draft Initiative to Limit Home-Sharing PlatformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | SF Appeal

    A crowd of people gathered outside Airbnb headquarters in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood this morning to announce their plans to draft an initiative that would require the home-sharing platform to pay alleged back-taxes owed to the city and create regulations limiting the number of nights a residence can be offered as a short-term rental. A coalition comprised of citizens and community groups stood outside the Airbnb offices this morning armed with signs with slogans such as "rent-controlled apartments for residents not tourists."

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  16. Body Found in Bay Believed to Be of Missing 26 Year Old ManRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | SF Appeal

    A body found in San Francisco Bay near the Golden Gate Bridge on Tuesday morning is believed to be of 26-year-old Daniel Ha, who has been missing since Halloween, his family announced today. The U.S. Coast Guard and San Francisco fire crews responded to reports of a body floating in the Bay around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, a fire dispatcher said.

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  17. Veterans in Need Encouraged to Enjoy Free Meals, Apply for Government AssistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | SF Appeal

    Numerous restaurants in San Francisco are honoring veterans with free meals today to show appreciation for their service to their country and in celebration of Veterans Day. Today, veterans can receive a free entrA e at Olive Garden in Stonestown Galleria at 3251 20th Ave., plus unlimited soup, salad and breadsticks.

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  18. World Series Riot Damage Totals Over $140K in Damages to MuniRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | SF Appeal

    Twenty-eight San Francisco Muni buses sustained $140,000 worth of damage at the hands of vandals following the San Francisco Giants World Series win last month, according to a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency spokesman. The damaged Muni buses and trolleys, which sustained broken windows and graffiti following the Giants' 3-2 Game 7 win over the Kansas City Royals on Oct. 29, were mostly located on Mission Street and Market Street in the Mission District and South of Market neighborhood, according to SFMTA spokesman Paul Rose.

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  19. SFPD Preparing for Potentially Destructive World Series CelebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | SF Appeal

    San Francisco police are preparing for rowdy celebrations that could erupt if the Giants clinch a World Series victory tonight or Wednesday, a police officer said today. The Giants hold a 3-2 lead in the series against the Kansas City Royals and play in Kansas City this evening starting at 5:07 p.m. The last time the Giants won the World Series in 2012, the subsequent revelry led to bonfires set in city streets, vandalized storefronts, at least 35 arrests and the destruction of a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus.

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  20. Parking Officers Describe Abuse by Public, Demand Safer Work EnvironmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | SF Appeal

    Dozens of San Francisco parking control officers and their supporters gathered together today outside the district attorney's office at the Hall of Justice to demand safer working conditions and tougher consequences for those who attack city employees. "You can't just abuse us, cause you don't like us," said Tanya Castillo, a fifth-generation San Francisco resident and San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency parking control officer of 28 years.

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