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Supervisor Dean Preston introduced legislation this week to move the process of creating a public bank forward. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Supe proposes working group to develop business plan for SF public bank

Plans to create a publicly owned bank in San Francisco gained momentum…

Supervisor Dean Preston introduced legislation this week to move the process of creating a public bank forward. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco firefighter Keith Baraka has filed suit against The City alleging discrimination on the basis of race and sexual orientation.<ins></ins>

Gay black firefighter sues city for discrimination

A San Francisco firefighter who says he was harassed and discriminated against…

San Francisco firefighter Keith Baraka has filed suit against The City alleging discrimination on the basis of race and sexual orientation.<ins></ins>
San Francisco Public Utility Commission Wastewater employees deploy flood barriers along Folsom Street near the intersection with 17th Street. (Kevin N. Hume/2018 S.F. Examiner)

City braced for first major winter storm of season

By Keith Burbank Bay City News Service Preparations are underway in San…

San Francisco Public Utility Commission Wastewater employees deploy flood barriers along Folsom Street near the intersection with 17th Street. (Kevin N. Hume/2018 S.F. Examiner)
U.S. President Joe Biden has approved orders related to sex, gender and sexual identity discrimination in his first days in office. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images/TNS)

Biden reverses Trump’s ban on transgender individuals in military

By Joe Dworetzky Bay City News Foundation President Joe Biden on Monday…

U.S. President Joe Biden has approved orders related to sex, gender and sexual identity discrimination in his first days in office. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images/TNS)
The City’s Street Crisis Response Team handles mental health and addiction 911 calls in the Mission and the Castro. (Courtesy Mayor London Breed’s Twitter)

Mayor Breed announces second street crisis response team starting Feb. 1

San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced Saturday that the city’s second Street…

The City’s Street Crisis Response Team handles mental health and addiction 911 calls in the Mission and the Castro. (Courtesy Mayor London Breed’s Twitter)
Allison Zilnek and her younger daughter Marlow add Ibram X. Kendi’s “Antiracist Baby” to their Little Free Library in Walnut Creek. (Courtesy of Allison Zilnek)

The hunt for little free libraries is alleviating the pandemic doldrums

By Amelia Williams Bay City News Foundation Some people collect stamps. Some…

Allison Zilnek and her younger daughter Marlow add Ibram X. Kendi’s “Antiracist Baby” to their Little Free Library in Walnut Creek. (Courtesy of Allison Zilnek)
Rainy weather is expected in the coming week. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Rainstorms, potential atmospheric river expected to drench Bay Area in coming week

By Eli Walsh Bay City News Foundation Multiple rainstorms, cold temperatures some…

Rainy weather is expected in the coming week. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Terminal 3 at San Francisco International Airport has seen far fewer passengers during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City launches $21.3m emergency rent relief program for SFO tenants affected by pandemic

Mayor London Breed announced Friday she has signed an ordinance to launch…

Terminal 3 at San Francisco International Airport has seen far fewer passengers during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A sign outside The City’s first mass COVID-19 vaccination site at City College of San Francisco on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

First mass COVID-19 vaccination site opens at City College despite limited supplies

San Francisco on Friday launched the city’s first high-volume COVID-19 vaccination site…

A sign outside The City’s first mass COVID-19 vaccination site at City College of San Francisco on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
In this handout image provided by the California Department of Corrections, convicted murderer Scott Peterson poses for a mug shot March 17, 2005 in San Quentin, California. (California Department of Corrections via Getty Images/TNS)

Court delays start of penalty phase retrial in Scott Peterson case

A judge on Thursday continued until April a status hearing in the…

In this handout image provided by the California Department of Corrections, convicted murderer Scott Peterson poses for a mug shot March 17, 2005 in San Quentin, California. (California Department of Corrections via Getty Images/TNS)
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Benicia man killed in Tenderloin shooting

A man killed in a homicide earlier this month in San Francisco’s…

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COVID variant linked to major outbreaks in Bay Area

By Lisa Hix Bay City News Foundation The L452R variant of COVID-19…

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Stockton man arrested after death of motorcycle passenger in Bay Bridge crash

Texas man thrown from dirt bike and killed while allegedly evading CHP

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Warm weather, high winds increase fire danger in Bay Area

By Eli Walsh Bay City News Foundation Several parts of the Bay…

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RV park resident arrested after FBI finds bomb-making materials

A resident at a San Francisco RV park was arrested Friday night…

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Teen arrested in sideshow shooting that killed 1, injured 2

Police in San Francisco have arrested a teenager in connection with a…

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Mailboxes in San Francisco will be temporarily removed. (Courtesy photo)

USPS to remove a dozen SF mailboxes as inauguration safety measure

In the runup to President-Elect Joe Biden’s inauguration next week, the U.S.…

Mailboxes in San Francisco will be temporarily removed. (Courtesy photo)
San Francisco Police investigate a shooting outside the Boyd Hotel on Jones Street in the Tenderloin on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF police probing Marina deaths as murder-suicide

Man, 9-year-old boy found dead on Scott Street

San Francisco Police investigate a shooting outside the Boyd Hotel on Jones Street in the Tenderloin on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Hillary Ronen and new Supervisor Myrna Melgar introduced a proposal to create an education working group on Tuesday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Ronen, Melgar propose working group to strengthen city’s education system

During San Francisco’s first full Board of Supervisors meeting of the year,…

Supervisor Hillary Ronen and new Supervisor Myrna Melgar introduced a proposal to create an education working group on Tuesday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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Miyamoto taps BART police veteran as assistant sheriff

San Francisco Sheriff Paul Miyamoto on Monday announced he’s appointed former BART…

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