12/27/2012 03:05 am ET | Updated Feb 25, 2013

San Francisco Year In Review: The Twelve Biggest News Stories Of 2012 (PHOTOS)


We may not have had flesh-eating zombies or an apocalyptic storm, but San Francisco managed a pretty interesting year nonetheless.

Our boys in orange and black made history for the second time in two years. Our sheriff fell from grace then miraculously resurrected. The war on weed raged on, we banned public nudity for good, and pink mustaches began appearing on cars all over town. We lured a major sports franchise across the bay. You still can't afford to live here -- but for real, this time.

Perhaps most importantly, HuffPost SF turned one. Happy birthday to us! (And to you, too, Golden Gate Bridge.)

Take a look at what your editors have deemed the 12 biggest San Francisco stories of 2012. Did we miss something that moved you? Let us know in the comments.

SF's Top 12 Stories Of 2012