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Daly City man accused of shooting doctor to be evaluated for competency

An elderly man facing an attempted murder charge for allegedly shooting at his former doctor inside a Daly City medical office in April will be evaluated by doctors to determine if he is competent to stand trial, prosecutors said Friday. The defendant, 84-year-old Raymond Iwase of Daly City, appeared in ...

Four people charged with food stamp fraud due in court for arraignment

Four people charged with running a food stamp scheme out of a Chinatown store are due to be arraigned in San Francisco Superior Court Friday afternoon, according to court officials. Ivy Lai, 55, and Alan Wan, 55, are suspected of defrauding the state's CalFresh program of over $480,000 in a ...

Pet Food Express holds fundraisers benefit Bay Area police canine units

Six custom bulletproof vests for police dogs were donated to the San Francisco Police Department's Canine Unit Wednesday through a donation from the "Cover Your K-9" program. The unit also received K-9 stat packs, which are about the size of a wallet and equipped with hemostatic pads, which help to ...

Suspect in custody; Ballpark fight victim released from hospital

A suspect has been arrested in a fight near AT&T Park, but the altercation that left a woman hospitalized with head injuries had nothing to do with a rivalry between San Francisco Giants and Oakland A’s fans, San Francisco police announced Friday. San Francisco police spokesman Albie Esperza said Francisco ...

Belmont police hope to find thief stealing expensive packages

Police are hoping locals may provide clues to help catch a thief caught on camera this week stealing high-end goods in packages sent to Peninsula homes. Authorities believe he may be responsible for a series of thefts in the Belmont Heights neighborhood in one day. "It is disturbing to imagine ...

Some San Francisco residents angered by film production inconveniences

Drama was brewing Thursday in San Francisco over movies made in the city, with some residents complaining about the inconvenience and parking headaches brought by film crews. The attractions that lure so many tourists to San Francisco are also irresistible to TV and film productions, including "Dawn of the Planet ...

San Francisco man found guilty of harassing, attempting lewd contact with Millbrae teens

A San Francisco man accused of harassing and attempting lewd acts on two 14-year-old girls in Millbrae in 2013 was found guilty in San Mateo County Superior Court Thursday on six felony counts, according to the district attorney's office. Prosecutors said on Dec. 16, Marlon Monton, 28, was driving a ...

MonkeyParking app disables service in San Francisco

A mobile application company that allows motorists to auction off parking spots for money has been "temporarily disabled" in San Francisco following a June cease-and-desist order by the city attorney, the company blogged Thursday. On June 23, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera sent a letter to MonkeyParking threatening to ...

San Carlos student set for federal bomb plea

A Russian-born college student was scheduled to plead guilty Thursday to a charge of building bombs without a federal license in his off-campus apartment in central Pennsylvania. The deal between federal prosecutors in Johnstown and 18-year-old Vladislav Miftakhov came after months of negotiations with his federal public defender, who did ...

Football fans gear up for last hurrah at Candlestick Park

Football fans on Wednesday were getting ready for what will be the sport's final act for Candlestick Park as a group of NFL legends prepares to play in one last game for charity at the stadium this Saturday. Fans lined up for hours ahead of time outside a San Francisco ...

Dodgers found partly responsible in Bryan Stow beating

Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan who suffered brain damage in a stadium parking lot beating over three years ago, won his negligence suit against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, with a jury awarding about $18 million but dividing responsibility among the club and the two men who beat him. ...

Hearing begins for couple accused of running Sunset District brothel

A preliminary hearing began Wednesday for a couple accused of running a brothel in San Francisco's Sunset District. Following a months-long police investigation and a search of their home in the 1800 block of Noriega Street on June 20, Jin Shi and Linjun Wang, both 31, were arrested for allegedly ...

Four arrested in major San Francisco food stamp fraud bust

Four San Francisco men have been arrested for allegedly defrauding the state food stamp program of more than $480,000, authorities said. District Attorney George Gascón on Wednesday announced the arrests of Ivy Lai, Alan Wan, Nelson Tse and Cam Zenh Mong. The men allegedly solicited recipients of CalFresh Benefits, formerly ...

Deadly violence continues to surge in San Francisco

Hours after San Francisco police said they were increasing their presence in the city’s southwestern neighborhoods, a man was gunned down in the Bayview District – the fifth homicide since July 4th, authorities said. According to police, officers responded to a report of a shooting at La Salle Avenue and ...

Crew rescues surfer at Lands End

A team of fire department rescuers worked Tuesday evening to rescue a surfer stuck on the rocks at Lands End. The operation started about 6:45 p.m. in the water to the north of Ocean Beach. Witnesses tell KTVU strong waves separated the surfer from his board and it took some ...

11 protesters detained at San Francisco City Hall

Eleven protesters were removed from San Francisco City Hall and detained Tuesday afternoon after calling for an increase in nonprofit contractor funding as the board of supervisors meeting was set to begin, a chief deputy said. As the board of supervisors convened, dozens of members of SEIU Local 1021 and ...

Court upholds environmental impact report for Treasure Island Development

The city of San Francisco's environmental impact report on plans for a $1.5 billion development with 20,000 residents at the former Navy base on Treasure Island has been upheld by a state appeals court.  A three-judge panel of the Court of Appeal in the city on Monday unanimously rejected a ...

Police investigate stabbing near USF campus

San Francisco police are investigating a stabbing that happened near the University of San Francisco campus on Monday night, a police spokesman said. The suspect and the victim were involved in a car accident in the area of Golden Gate Avenue and Chabot Terrace around 9:30 p.m., Officer Albie Esparza ...

San Francisco's wayward Marmot returned to Yosemite home

A marmot that hitched a ride into San Francisco from Yosemite National Park two weeks ago was returned back to its home territory on Monday after being captured in the city's Potrero Hill neighborhood last week, a wildlife rescue group spokeswoman said. A resident near 25th and Rhode Island streets ...

Airport security alerted to credit card knives

The TSA has a new threat to worry about-- knives as small as credit cards -- that have been turning up en masse at airports across the country. So far this year the agency has recovered more than 520 credit card knives at 68 airports across the country. Oakland International ...

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No big changes for your Friday forecast with temperatures very similar to Thursday’s with highs in the low 60s coastside to mid-80s in our warmest inland spots.

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2 Investigates: Customers come forward in East Bay odometer fraud case

At least 13 former customers of California Car Sales in Antioch have come forward after 2 Investigates reported on the arrest of dealership owner Jorge Guevara back in June, telling KTVU they purchased vehicles with altered odometers from the used car lot.

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New menu items at the 49ers Levi's Stadium

Levi's Stadium opened its kitchen doors to the media for the first time Wednesday, July 9th to show what 49er fans will get to choose from when it comes to food.