School board commissioners seek more regulation of charter schools with resolution

San Francisco school board leaders on Tuesday called for increased oversight of charter schools at the local level. A resolution…

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How Ginger Thompson made us care for children separated from their parents

Ginger Thompson, a senior reporter at ProPublica, once told me the best reporting comes from a place of compassion and…

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‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado’ an entertaining, serviceable sequel

“Sicario: Day of the Soldado” -- the follow-up to 2015’s “Sicario” -- is an unexpected sequel. It’s a pessimistic, grownup…

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‘Leave No Trace’ is a moving father-daughter tale

Writer-director Debra Granik merges grit, grace and emotional authenticity to splendid effect in “Leave No Trace,” a stirring father-daughter drama…

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San Francisco Giants: Brandon Crawford hits a walk-off home run as Madison Bumgarner gets 1,500th strikeout

AT&T PARK -- Madison Bumgarner was surprised when he was told that he'd used his cutter 19 times against the…

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Oakland Athletics: Homer streak ends, but A’s and Chris Bassitt edge Detroit Tigers

The Oakland Athletics may have seen their road game home run streak come to an end at 27, but they…

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San Francisco Giants: Madison Bumgarner strikes out 1,500th batter

AT&T PARK -- San Francisco Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner became the ninth-fastest (by innings pitched) left-hander in the history of…

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