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Rock climbing also is on the bill of Outside Lands Festival, the huge concert event, now in its 10th year at Golden Gate Park. (Jessica Christian/SF Examiner)

Outside Lands 2017 Day 1: Beer, bouncing, Fleet Foxes, Future Islands, Gorillaz

There were dozens of kinds of beers, chichi burgers, shots in marrow…

Rock climbing also is on the bill of Outside Lands Festival, the huge concert event, now in its 10th year at Golden Gate Park. (Jessica Christian/SF Examiner)
Students work in the common area of CCSF’s Ocean Campus on July 18, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

City College awarded $350K to build makerspace community

A recording sound studio, photo light box and 3D printers will join…

Students work in the common area of CCSF’s Ocean Campus on July 18, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The photo of Mari Villaluna breastfeeding her daughter, Ami, at the Dakota Access Pipeline action in Standing Rock, North Dakota won first place in the World Breastfeeding Photo Contest. Villaluna was awarded during Tuesday’s exhibit opening. (Courtesy Mari Villaluna)

Women breastfeeding in public celebrated in City Hall photo exhibit

When Mari Villaluna protested the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline last…

The photo of Mari Villaluna breastfeeding her daughter, Ami, at the Dakota Access Pipeline action in Standing Rock, North Dakota won first place in the World Breastfeeding Photo Contest. Villaluna was awarded during Tuesday’s exhibit opening. (Courtesy Mari Villaluna)
A Marilyn Monroe look-a-like stands near a sign promoting the world's most expensive dress, worn by Marilyn Monroe when she sang "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" and auctioned off at $5 million, is seen on display in at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf Thursday, August 3, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Marilyn Monroe dress that sold for $5M on display at SF museum

The most expensive dress sold at an auction— Marilyn Monroe’s sheer gown…

A Marilyn Monroe look-a-like stands near a sign promoting the world's most expensive dress, worn by Marilyn Monroe when she sang "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" and auctioned off at $5 million, is seen on display in at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf Thursday, August 3, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Julio Escobar speaks during a Wednesday prayer service for 71-year-old Edward French, who was killed at Twin Peaks earlier this month. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Twin Peaks homicide victim honored by students at prayer service

A 71-year-old photographer shot and killed at San Francisco’s Twin Peaks earlier…

Julio Escobar speaks during a Wednesday prayer service for 71-year-old Edward French, who was killed at Twin Peaks earlier this month. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland A's mascot Stomper entertains a patient at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (Alena Naiden/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Young patients at UCSF receive visit from A’s mascot ‘Stomper,’ MLB umpires

Isabella Cerrato is recovering from heart surgery. On Tuesday morning, the 6-year-old…

Oakland A's mascot Stomper entertains a patient at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (Alena Naiden/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Marathon runner Scott Benbow, left, and Greg McQuaid, right, train for the San Francisco Marathon on the track of Kezar Stadium. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Runners prepare for record-breaking San Francisco Marathon

When you run faster at age 54 than as a teenager, you…

Marathon runner Scott Benbow, left, and Greg McQuaid, right, train for the San Francisco Marathon on the track of Kezar Stadium. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A San Francisco Public Works employee cuts a street tree at 23rd and Castro streets on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF officially reclaims responsibility for street trees

San Francisco officials pruned several trees — and some residents' stress —…

A San Francisco Public Works employee cuts a street tree at 23rd and Castro streets on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)
District 9 Supervisor Hillary Ronen. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Supervisor Ronen introduces resolution condemning aggression toward Jewish communities

In response to bomb threats, Nazi salutes and swastikas drawn at schools…

District 9 Supervisor Hillary Ronen. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A dog was killed in San Francisco by a coyote on Sunday. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

Coyote kills dog after snatching it from SF porch

A coyote killed a dog in San Francisco early Sunday morning, grabbing…

A dog was killed in San Francisco by a coyote on Sunday. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)
Residents soak up the sunshine and warm weather at Dolores Park in San Francisco, Calif., March 9, 2017 (James Chan/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warm weather returns to SF this weekend

Triple-digit heat will return to the Bay Area this weekend, but San…

Residents soak up the sunshine and warm weather at Dolores Park in San Francisco, Calif., March 9, 2017 (James Chan/Special to S.F. Examiner)

New safe zone for selling items online opens in San Mateo County

San Mateo County is set to unveil today a new safe exchange…

Larger than Life,” a show of tapestries by Joseph Abbati of San Francisco drag queens, is on view in State Sen. Scott Wiener’s office. (Courtesy Joseph Abbati)

Drag queens art show adorns Scott Wiener’s office

Sen. Scott Wiener’s office is hosting a show of artist Joseph Abbati’s…

Larger than Life,” a show of tapestries by Joseph Abbati of San Francisco drag queens, is on view in State Sen. Scott Wiener’s office. (Courtesy Joseph Abbati)
Following President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, San Mateo County has reaffirmed its commitment to the accord. (Courtesy photo)

San Mateo County reaffirms its commitment to fight climate change

San Mateo County is reaffirming its commitment to fight climate change by…

Following President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, San Mateo County has reaffirmed its commitment to the accord. (Courtesy photo)
Ferry service to AT&T Park sees its fortunes rise and fall with the stature of the Giants. (Yesica Prado/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants’ losses mean drop in Golden Gate ferry ridership

When the San Francisco Giants lose game after game, the Golden Gate…

Ferry service to AT&T Park sees its fortunes rise and fall with the stature of the Giants. (Yesica Prado/Special to S.F. Examiner)
SFPD Officer Leroy Thomas radar enforces cars driving on Howard Street near 6th Street in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, September 29, 2016. San Francisco police along with public health and transportation agencies recently announced the next phase of the Safe Speeds SF campaign aimed to eliminate all traffic deaths. (Jessica Christian/S.F Examiner)

SFMTA reduces speed limit on major city streets

San Francisco’s transit agency is reducing the speed limit along major thoroughfares…

SFPD Officer Leroy Thomas radar enforces cars driving on Howard Street near 6th Street in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, September 29, 2016. San Francisco police along with public health and transportation agencies recently announced the next phase of the Safe Speeds SF campaign aimed to eliminate all traffic deaths. (Jessica Christian/S.F Examiner)
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Man accused in killing of Australian tourist pleads not guilty

A father of two who is suspected of killing an Australian tourist…

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A coyote alert sign is posted along John F. Kennedy Boulevard in Golden Gate Park on Wednesday, August 13, 2008. (Cindy Chew/2008 S.F. Examiner)

Dog owners report ‘aggressive’ behavior from coyote in Presidio

A coyote acted aggressively toward at least two dogs on Monday in…

A coyote alert sign is posted along John F. Kennedy Boulevard in Golden Gate Park on Wednesday, August 13, 2008. (Cindy Chew/2008 S.F. Examiner)