here is how big the news is

stabbings apparently aren’t big news in san francisco. here is the press release about the one that happened across the street from me which i found on the sf chronicle’s web site:

Police investigate killing in the Mission

Rick DelVecchio

Monday, November 27, 2006

San Francisco police are investigating the beating and fatal stabbing of a 29-year-old man in the Mission District early Saturday.

Identified by the medical examiner’s office as Carlos Urzua of San Francisco, the victim was beaten and stabbed by four people about 3 a.m. Saturday in the 900 block of Alabama Street, police said. Police do not have a description of the suspects.

Urzua was pronounced dead at San Francisco General Hospital.