Navy cleanup of Treasure Island to last five more years

One of four remaining Treasure Island areas from which the U.S. Navy is removing toxic material is expected to soon…

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Nov. 24-25: Pacific Ballet Academy, Petty Theft, Ghirardelli Square Tree Lighting, Captured! By Robots, Winter Walk

Friday, Nov. 24: Pacific Ballet Academy: Under the direction of Marion and Rima Chaeff, PBA dancers perform the school’s 27th…

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‘Renaissance’ underway at SF’s Fisherman’s Wharf

There’s a lot of new stuff happening in Fisherman’s Wharf, and the place is not just for tourists. That’s the…

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Employers soon prohibited from asking about wage history

This week’s question comes from Sharon in Santa Rosa, who writes: Q: I am in the midst of a job…

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Hospitality on the menu for SF’s Meals on Wheels Thanksgiving feasts

In many households across San Francisco, Thanksgiving Day is structured around a warm meal and some obligatory family time. But…

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Twitter still turning blind eye to abusive bots

It’s been one year since I started this column at the San Francisco Examiner, and I’m grateful to have this…

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Survey: When Muni riders miss a bus, they turn to Uber and Lyft

When Muni riders miss their bus or train, they most often default to Uber or Lyft instead. That’s according to…

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A powerful story of order and disorder pulls you directly into the heart of ‘Baltimore Rising’ on HBO

Actress Sonja Sohn, who played Det. Kima Greggs on “The Wire,” has made a beautiful documentary, “Baltimore Rising,” about the…

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