San Francisco is renowned for its abundance of interesting people and events. With the America's Cup, Tony Bennett, Hitchcock, Star Wars, shipwrecks and others attracting headlines locally and in the national news, it was impossible to limit this list to the top 10 newsworthy people and events.
Thus, this is part two of the top 10 local and neighborhood news picks for 2012. Don't miss out, click here for part one of the top stories for 2012.
Whether it's world famous artists behaving badly, local officials on trial, or national spotlight on superstars, or even disasters, it all happens here in the city by the Bay. As local media hero Scoop Nisker once said, 'If you don't like the news, go out and make some of your own.'