Author: Laura Waxmann

Laura Waxmann covers education and community news for the San Francisco Examiner. Reach her at (415) 359-2730 and lwaxmann@sfexaminer.com. Follow Laura on Twitter: @laura_waxee

Housing production slows sharply despite growing backlog of approved projects

Housing production in San Francisco slowed across the board in 2018, with production levels dropping by nearly 41 percent from…

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Glide wins support for legacy business status

After nearly nine decades of service, the San Francisco Glide Foundation has became an integral part of The City’s culture…

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City moving ahead with contested transformation of India Basin

As Mayor London Breed announced a $25 million donation on Tuesday that will help pay for environmental remediation at the…

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SF could name street in honor of late Public Defender Jeff Adachi

A small South of Market street near San Francisco’s Public Defender's Office could soon bear the name of its late…

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Long-running Sunset preschool fighting to secure its future

A bilingual preschool imperiled by the pending sale of the church-owned property where it has operated for nearly four decades…

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Advocates warn of health risks at unveiling of new Shipyard housing collection

Chanting “Tell them the truth,” environmental and community advocates interrupted an open house on Saturday during which mega developer Lennar…

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In the face of toxic cleanup, redevelopment, Treasure Island residents fight displacement

Treasure Island residents who rallied for increased scrutiny of an ongoing toxic cleanup on the island Thursday said that they…

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Parents push school board to preserve arts program funding

In the face of vocal opposition, the San Francisco School Board on Tuesday backed down from a proposal to shift…

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