Author: Michael Toren

Michael Toren is a reporter in San Francisco. Reach him at mtoren@sfexaminer.com, or follow him on Twitter @Michael_Toren.

Lyft, Uber drivers protest sudden deactivations

A dozen or so Lyft and Uber drivers protested outside Lyft’s corporate headquarters Wednesday morning and called for the company…

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Judge denies motion in murder trial

Santa Clara County Judge Linda Clark has thrown out a motion to disqualify a San Francisco Superior Court judge from…

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Smoky air brings out masks, bad air alert extended through weekend

San Francisco school principals instructed students to stay indoors, while bicyclists and others donned masks to fend off the smoke-filled…

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Newsom intervenes in dispute over San Francisco’s water rights

In one of his first acts after securing the gubernatorial election, newly-minted Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom waded into a years-long dispute…

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Early voting shows high turnout in SF for midterm election

Early ballot counts as of Monday place voter turnout in San Francisco at around 28 percent, which is on the…

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Water fountains at SF public schools receive clean bills of health

The dangerous levels of lead detected at drinking faucets and water fountains in five San Francisco public schools last school…

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Public defender comes out against proposal to send inmates to Alameda County

The San Francisco Public Defender has come out against a proposal to transfer some inmates from San Francisco County jails…

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Community groups call for affordable housing at site of 2015 fatal fire

Community leaders and a city supervisor gathered Friday morning in the Mission District to protest plans to build a nine-story…

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