School board candidates debate solutions to SF’s achievement gap

San Francisco Unified School District’s persistent achievement gap emerged as a hot-button issue — and a “community school” concept offering…

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Those impacted by the War on Drugs still wait for cannabis permits in SF

When Rodney Hampton Jr. was 19 and living in Bayview-Hunters Point public housing, he was arrested by police on an…

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Women in focus at sixth SF Japan film fest

Even though it ran two decades ago when the Asian Art Museum was still squeezed into the side of the…

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San Francisco Giants swept as end of season nears

Halfway through the season, it seemed as if the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals were on similar paths,…

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San Francisco 49ers’ loss to Chiefs was a costly one, as Jimmy Garoppolo could be done for the season with an ACL tear

By C.J. Peterson Special to S.F. Examiner For the San Francisco 49ers, taking a 38-27 loss to the AFC West-leading…

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Oakland Athletics will have to clinch on the road, Matt Olson homers in loss to Twins

OAKLAND -- While a crowd of just under 37,000 on Saturday night gave the Oakland Athletics some much-needed energy during…

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SF artist who punched older neighbor to death claims self-defense

Sylvester Guard had lost his keys. So the 38-year-old artist known for painting trash cans in the Tenderloin rang the…

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Oakland Athletics not scoreboard watching with chance to clinch at home

OAKLAND -- There was not a single television in the Oakland Athletics tuned to the Tampa Bay-Toronto game on Sunday…

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