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SF’s top stories of the week, June 24-30

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San Francisco’s top news of the week. (Photos: S.F. Examiner)

Wondering if you missed anything this week? We’ve got you covered in the latest in city, sports and arts news in San Francisco.


Monday, June 26: SF Pride parade fills downtown with color, resistance

Thousands donned their most colorful outfits and watched as demonstrators, revelers and politicians marched down Market Street early Sunday to the bumping sounds of the 47th annual Pride parade.

Tuesday, June 27: SF sets affordable housing requirements, cracks down on fraudulent owner move-in evictions

San Francisco has clamped down on fraudulent owner move-in evictions and after a six-month debate adopted new affordable housing requirements for developers — two issues that began with sharp political division but ended in unanimous votes.

Wednesday, June 28: Man to receive $190,000 from SF for sanctuary city violation

A man who San Francisco police turned over to immigration authorities in violation of The City’s sanctuary ordinance is set to be awarded $190,000 in a settlement agreement reached with the City Attorney’s Office.

Wednesday, June 28: Site of fatal SF bike crash known to lack safety measures

The Mission Terrace intersection where a bicyclist was hit and killed by a vehicle last week will get long-desired street safety upgrades by The City.

Thursday, June 29: SF supervisor abandons plan to build his family homes after backlash

A city supervisor says he will abandon plans to build homes for his family in the Excelsior following backlash from neighbors concerned that the development would pave over prized open space.

Friday, June 30: SF hopes to become first city to succeed in creating a public space ‘that works for everyone’

Civic Center is set to receive a major transformation in the coming years.


Wednesday, June 28: After long wait, Jae-gyun Hwang punctuates ‘dream’ debut with big home run

The day of his major-league debut, Jae-Gyun Hwang hit a home run during the sixth inning of the Colorado Rockies vs. San Francisco Giants game at AT&T Park on Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 28: Surrounded by trophies, Executive and Defensive Player of the Year play up their connection

With a Larry O’Brien trophy on each side of them, Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers and vocal leader Draymond Green — recently named Defensive Player of the Year — reminisced on what got them where they are: atop their respective positions.

Thursday, June 29: CP3 or not, Rockets chasing tails in pursuit of Dubs

The Rockets need only two more All-Stars to catch the Champs now.


Monday, June 26: ‘Curious Incident’ transforms from page to stage

The play, directed by Marianne Elliott, began its journey at the National Theatre in London in 2012, making its way to the U.S after a West End run. The North American tour includes stops in more than 30 cities.

Tuesday, June 27: Seeing Munch beyond ‘The Scream’

Innovative, figurative and strikingly emotional paintings by Edvard Munch are on view in “Munch: Between the Clock and the Bed” at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art through Oct. 9.

Wednesday, June 28: We Players get right down to sex in ‘Midsummer of Love’

We Players’ adaptation of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” — retitled “Midsummer of Love” in honor of San Francisco’s citywide 50th anniversary celebration of the Summer of Love — is an entrancing, and delightfully sadomasochistic, take on the popular comedy.

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