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

Smoky skies shut down historic cable cars

San Francisco’s cable cars were taken out of service due to poor air quality conditions, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation…

2 days ago

UPDATED: SF schools close due to deteriorating air quality

San Francisco public schools will be closed Friday due to increases in unhealthy air quality caused by wildfires in Northern…

2 days ago

As contract negotiations drag out, Marriott workers struggle to pay bills

Five days each week, Larrilou Carumba leads dozens of her unionized co-workers in a march to the rhythm of makeshift…

2 days ago

Classes cancelled at SF State over bad air

Classes have been cancelled at San Francisco State University through the end of this week due to continued smoke blowing…

3 days ago

Middle school PE teacher on leave following sexual harassment claims

A Physical Education teacher at Aptos Middle School has been placed on administrative leave and dozens of other teachers are…

3 days ago

Fire erupts at South of Market public housing complex

A one-alarm fire that erupted at a South of Market public housing complex late Saturday afternoon has been contained. Fire…

7 days ago

UPDATED: One-alarm fire breaks out at Outer Richmond apartment building

UPDATED: Fire officials reported the rear deck fire at an apartment building in the Outer Richmond as "under control" at…

7 days ago

SF fire officials investigate six overnight fires in Golden Gate Park as “suspicious”

The San Francisco Fire Department has launched an investigation into the causes of a total of six fires that broke…

7 days ago