Alameda County offered Black family $700K before jury awarded them $8.25M
Alameda County offered a Black family who was handcuffed in the back of a sheriff's patrol car for more than an hour at a Castro Valley Starbucks $700,000 to settle a suit alleging their constitutional rights had been violated. In the end, they won more than $8 million.
SF Castro club owners beef up security ahead of New Year's Eve
Bar and club owners are preparing for the upcoming New Year's Eve celebrations by focusing on security.
San Francisco LGBTQ+ community stands up to hate after deadly Colorado nightclub shooting
San Francisco's LGBTQ community is saddened, upset and speaking out against hate and violence after a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs.
Man stabbed to death on Market Street in San Francisco's Castro, police investigating
A man was stabbed to death along Market Street in San Francisco's Castro District Tuesday evening, police say. No arrests have been made.
Castro Valley man sentenced in extremist killing of Oakland federal officer
Robert Blancas and three other people acknowledged destroying evidence after a federal security officer was killed and another wounded while guarding the Oakland federal building during a racial justice protest in May 2020.
Starbucks in the Castro first San Francisco store to unionize
Employees at a Starbucks in the Castro District have become the first San Francisco location to vote to unionize.
Castro Theater's future prompts lively debate
Community members gathered at San Francisco's Castro Theater Thursday to voice their opinions over the proposed changes to the historic movie house. The theater's management wants to add removable seats to accommodate more people at concert events. Opponents say those changes go too far.
2022 marks San Francisco Pride's big comeback
This weekend marks San Francisco Pride's triumphant return from the two-year pandemic hiatus. See how 65 couples kicked off the festivities.
SFPD release images of person of interest in fatal Muni shooting
Two men were shot Wednesday morning on a Muni train in San Francisco, leaving one of the victims dead. SFPD have released images of a person of interest in this case.
Castro Theatre renovations aim to preserve historic space, breathe new life into movie palace
The company that manages the venue said changes are necessary to keep the theater running and that the Castro will look similar even after renovations.
San Francisco supervisor proposes new zoning regulations allowing for the revival of gay bathhouses
In an effort to create more safe spaces for San Francisco's LGBTQ community, Supervisor Rafael Mandelman on Tuesday proposed creating new zoning regulations that would allow for the revival of gay bathhouses.
Oakland police ask for help locating man who may be having mental health crisis
A 36-year-old man who may be having a mental health crisis is missing and Oakland police on Wednesday asked the public for help locating him.
San Francisco's Castro District allows new bars for 1st time in more than 30 years
The LGBTQ+ neighborhood is known for its nightlife, but over the years the number of bars in the area has dwindled to fewer than 10.
San Francisco movie goers urge new Castro Theatre owners to reconsider venue's future
Movie lovers in San Francisco gathered Sunday to urge the Castro Theater's new owners to reconsider their plan for the venue.
Castro Theatre to enter new phase in partnership with prominent concert promoter
A new partnership between San Francisco's historic Castro Theatre and a prominent Bay Area concert promoter was announced on Wednesday.
Defaced San Francisco Castro mural faces costly repairs
The future of a large mural about the AIDS crisis in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood is uncertain after someone defaced it in recent weeks.
'Matrix Resurrections' premieres tonight at San Francisco's historic Castro Theater
San Francisco will roll out a "green" carpet for "The Matrix Resurrections" premiere Saturday at the historic Castro Theater.
New safety measures, barriers at Castro Safeway
The store on Market Street has installed automated gates that allow shoppers to enter the store but prevent would-be thieves from leaving with stolen goods.
Halloween in the Castro is happening: What to expect this weekend
Castro business owners are expecting large crowds this weekend. Some bars are offering live entertainment. There will even be a street party.
Advocates worry San Francisco's Castro District is losing some of it's LGBTQ members
San Francisco's Castro District is a thriving neighborhood, with clear cultural ties to the LGBTQ communtiy. KTVU's Christien Kafton reports.