Brown exempts adults from wearing helmets on scooters

Adults won't need to wear helmets while riding electric scooters on city streets, thanks to a bill Gov. Jerry Brown…

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Should Oakland Athletics DH Khris Davis be in the MVP conversation? Bob Melvin thinks so

By John Hickey Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND – Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis leads the Major Leagues with…

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African American workers blast city for racism, discrimination in hiring

African Americans make up just 15 percent of the workforce employed by the City and County of San Francisco yet…

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Prosecutors: Drunken man playing with gun killed friend driving on Polk Street

A San Francisco man killed his friend while drunkenly waving a pistol around to the tune of the music in…

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Elderly woman struck by truck, seriously injured in Bernal Heights

A 75-year-old woman was struck by a “contractor-type” flatbed truck Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of Cortland Avenue and Ellsworth…

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Marquise Goodwin returns to practice for San Francisco 49ers

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner SANTA CLARA — Over the first two games of the season, the San…

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A few words about critters with English Beat’s Dave Wakeling

At 61, San Fernando-Valley-based Brit Dave Wakeling knows how surreal it sounds to have not one, but two, viable versions…

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Rejected scooter company files appeal, calls SF permit process ‘secret’ and ‘unlawful’

An e-scooter company rejected from San Francisco’s shared scooter pilot program has filed an appeal, alleging The City’s application criteria…

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