Category: Crime

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Castro bar fight and shooting perp facing charges

One of the three suspects arrested in the shooting we reported on last Thursday was charged last Friday by the District Attorney’s Office. The suspect, Jason Hill, a 33-year old man from Oakland was charged with one felony count of negligent discharge of a firearm, two misdemeanor counts of firearm...

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3 arrested for shootings after Castro bar fight

NBC Bay Area filed a report detailing the arrest of three suspects involved in a shooting early this morning near 18th and Collingwood that started out as a fight at a nearby Castro bar. The argument between a 38-year-old man and a group comprised of a 25-year-old woman and two...

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No more Pink Saturday?

The future of Pink Saturday is uncertain, according to the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the non-profit group that has hosted the event for nearly 20 years. The event was started back in 1991 in the Castro (where many people were already starting to gather in years past) as a permit-free...

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Home invasion at Castro and 19th

Reporter Nick Smith over at ABC7 News reported a break-in home invasion at a residence near 19th and Castro this morning around 1:30AM. The perp, who got away with a bag of electronics after threatening the couple that he had a gun, is reported to have gained access to the...

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Sister attacked on Pink Saturday. Police need your help.

Police need the community’s help in identifying the attacker(s) of one of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and her husband during Pink Saturday festivities in the Castro near 18th and Castro Street. The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are the main hosts of Pink Saturday festivities and widely push their “Stop...

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Car crashes into Cliff’s Variety

Well Pride weekend went off without major incidents in the Castro this year, that is, until this morning around 5AM. A driver of a black Mercedes Benz heading southbound on Castro crossed the lanes, smashed into a stationary concrete trash can and slammed into the side of Cliff’s Variety Store...