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Video: The Western Pond Turtles in remediated Mountain Lake are doing well

Mike Sugerman of KPIX-5 stopped by Mountain Lake Park recently to report on the progress of the 55 baby Western Pond Turtles that the Presidio Trust reintroduced to the lake after the remediation project was completed. The good news is… Continue Reading

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New biz for kids: Imagination Playhouse opening on Geary

It looks like the space at 5628 Geary will no longer be the home of a cannabis dispensary. Instead, a kid-friendly business will be opening called Imagination Playhouse. Reader Ben L. saw their door ajar recently and snapped pics of… Continue Reading

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SFPD assists in rescue of baby sea lion from Great Highway

Officer Tracy Turner was called to an unusual duty on Memorial Day – babysitting a stranded sea lion on the Ocean Beach promenade. A call came into the Richmond District station around 2am on Monday morning to report that a… Continue Reading

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Police Blotter – May 26, 2016

SFPD Richmond District Police Station Weekly Update 05-26-2016 From Captain Paul Yep: Have you seen this man? The suspect shown is a person of interest for several burglaries in the Richmond District as well as in the Northern District. Description:… Continue Reading

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Photo & video: Police seeking serial burglar breaking into Richmond District restaurants and stores

Captain Paul Yep of the Richmond District station sent a note to local merchants with information about the suspect who is wanted for burglarizing 13 businesses on Clement, Geary and Balboa. The suspect is described as a white male, 40ish,… Continue Reading

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Child’s casket found underneath home near Rossi Park

In yet another reminder of the Richmond District’s morbid past, a construction crew unearthed the casket of a small girl while renovating a home near Rossi Park last week. The casket was found underneath the garage of the home, which… Continue Reading

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Swimmer rescued off China Beach

Around 2:45pm this afternoon, the SFFD Surf Rescue team assisted a distressed swimmer off the coast of China Beach. A boat and rescue swimmers were deployed and after reaching the swimmer, loaded him on a rescue board to bring him… Continue Reading

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City sues landlord of 26th Ave apartment building for building violations and rodent infestation

The Examiner reports today that City Attorney Dennis Herrera has brought suit against Yick On Wong, the building owner and landlord of 505 26th Avenue for “letting his rental properties in the Richmond District and Nob Hill fall into such… Continue Reading