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Man Rescued From Underneath BART Train

SAN FRANCISCO—At 10:27 a.m. on Monday, May 23 the San Francisco Fire Department received a call that a man was stuck underneath a BART train at the Embarcadero Station, the SFFD told San Francisco News. The Embarcadero Station was temporarily shut down during the rescue causing delays. The man was struck by the train and trapped underneath, but was alive...

San Francisco Sues Landlord For Building Violations

SAN FRANCISCO—Yick On Wong, landlord for rentals in the Richmond District and Nob Hill, is being sued by the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office for leaving his rental properties in a state of disrepair, according to the lawsuit sent to San Francisco News by the City Attorney’s Office. The City Attorney’s Office filed the lawsuit against Wong on May 18...

Chief Suhr Resigns After Latest SFPD Shooting

SAN FRANCISCO—Following the latest San Francisco Police Department officer-involved shooting on Thursday, May 19, Mayor Edward Lee has asked Chief Greg Suhr to resign from his position, according to a press release the Mayor’s Office sent to the San Francisco News. Chief Suhr complied and resigned on May 19. Around 9:45 a.m. on Thursday, two uniformed officers in a marked...

Secrets, Lies And Murder For May Sweeps On “GH!”

HOLLYWOOD—It has been quite some time since we’ve had a discussion on the shenanigans going on in the world of Port Charles or as many of you know, “General Hospital.” With it being sweeps, the soap has been amplifying the level of drama and chaos to keep viewers tuned in day after day. Well, last year the series kicked...

Golden State Bounces Back To Even Series With Thunder

OAKLAND—For the first time this season the Golden State Warriors had their backs against the wall, facing a daunting 2-0 deficit in the Western Conference Finals. Their historic 73-win season was in jeopardy, Golden State routed the Oklahoma City Thunder, 118-91 Wednesday night at Oracle Arena. Two-time reigning MVP Steph Curry incredibly scored a mind-boggling 15 points in a span...

SFPD Cadet Grace Alongi Honored For Aiding Injured Motorcyclist

SAN FRANCISCO—Back in April, Grace Alongi, 19, a San Francisco Police Department Police cadet helped assist a motorcyclist who was injured during a multi-vehicle crash. The incident occurred on April 5 along southbound 680 approaching the Main Street exit near Walnut Creek. According to a press release from the SFPD, Alongi was leaving school and headed towards San Francisco to...

SFPD Officer Dean Lee Arrested After Internal Affairs Probe

SAN FRANCISCO —Back in April, San Francisco Police Department Police Chief Greg Suhr announced during a press conference that an internal affairs probe had been launched after allegations of time fraud involving an officer based on information that was given by a Department source. According to a press release from the SFPD, on Monday, May 16, Dean K. Lee, 41,...

Prepaid Tuition Through Private College 529 Plan

CALIFORNIA—For parents and guardians looking for a different route in saving for their children’s college, there is the Private College 529 Plan. This plan is a prepaid tuition plan and Canyon News spoke with the President of the Private College 529 Plan, Nancy Farmer, to find out more about it. “So you open an account and between now and July...

Mayor Lee Directs $17.5 Million Toward Police Reform

SAN FRANCISCO—The city of San Francisco has alloted $17.5 million in investments and is directing it toward comprehensive police reforms and violence prevention with the intent of strengthening trust between law enforcement and the community. Mayor Edwin M. Lee announced on Tuesday, May 10 that the reform package will practice increased oversight, transparency and accountability, and include violence prevention programming into the...

Jeff Kositsky Appointed Director Of Homelessness And Supportive Housing

SAN FRANCISCO—San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee made the announcement on Wednesday, May 11 that he appointed Hamilton Family Center Executive Director Jeff Kositsky as the Director of the Department of Homelessness & Supportive Housing for the city which will launch on July 1. According to a press release from the Mayor’s Office, the aim is to help homeless...
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