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MOTORCYCLIST KILLED IN OUTER SUNSET CRASH IDENTIFIED

A motorcyclist who was killed in a crash early Sunday morning in San Francisco's Outer Sunset neighborhood has been identified by the medical examiner's office as Ryan Sitko.

Sitko, a 23-year-old San Francisco resident, was riding a motorcycle east on Judah Street at about 1:40 a.m. Sunday when he struck a center median at 39th Avenue and flipped over, police said. He slid under a parked car and was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, according to police. 

May 23, 2011

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It's down to the wire on Mayor Ed Lee 's plan to have a consensus pension reform measure on the November ballot. Facing a Tuesday deadline to introduce his charter reform measure at the Board of Supervisors, where six...

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May 24, 2011

San Francisco city workers would pay a maximum of 12.5 percent of their salaries to pensions and police and firefighters would pay up to 13.5 percent under a pension-and-health-care reform package to be unveiled today...

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May 22, 2011

The Giants have been overwhelmed by Bryan Stow's situation, and it's clear from their reaction on Sunday how excited they were to learn that the LAPD arrested a suspect.


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May 21, 2011

The paramedics who transported Bryan Stow back to the Bay Area filmed a video called "Taking Bryan Home" set to "Home and Dry" by the Pet Shop Boys. It's pretty darn cool.


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A man was stabbed multiple times Friday night during fight that involved several men and woman on a Muni bus, according to San Francisco police. The attack happened just before 8 p.m., when a "melee" broke out on a...

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San Francisco's ranked-choice voting system is constitutional, a federal appeals court panel ruled Friday in rejecting a challenge by a former candidate for supervisor. Ron Dudum, a small-business owner who lost to...

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May 20, 2011

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On Saturday, SFMade Week kicks off with a pop-up shop of locally-produced goods at i/o Ventures in the Summit building and a special edition of the Off the Grid street food market at McCoppin and Valencia Streets.

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May 19, 2011

When book stores like Barnes and Noble came to town some smaller venue feared the worst. Fast forward and you find the big boxes closing and the "shop around the corner" still thriving.


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