Killings in tourist hotspots, at packed nightclubs and at a gay-pride street party were some of the tragic headlines from 2010, a year in which, as of Dec. 18, 48 people were murdered in The City. Although most of these homicides are unrelated, many of them share one similar trait: They remain unsolved.
The California Coastal Commission has threatened to slap The City with fines of thousands of dollars a day unless officials address the illegitimate way they’ve handled erosion along Ocean Beach for more than a decade.
Hundreds of symphony, opera, chamber music and dance performances are slated for the first half of 2011. To narrow the focus, here’s a look at some notable upcoming presentations offered not by The City’s big, long-established groups, but by small- and medium-sized organizations.
Faves and raves by Bryan Ranere
WHO: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
WHAT: Assange told Britain’s Sunday Times that he has signed deals for his autobiography that are worth more than $1.5 million. The money, he said, would help Assange defend himself against allegations of sexual assault made by two women in Sweden.
A man who was shot and killed along with two others in South San Francisco Wednesday has been identified by the San Mateo County coroner's office.