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Soda tax proceeds to help feed those in need

More than $1 million in funds from San Francisco’s soda tax, approved…

Mayor Breed announces plan for police reform

Plan calls for ban on tear gas, military weapons and reduction of reliance on police for nonviolent calls

Historic Fisherman’s Wharf arcade asking public for donations

The owner of the popular Musée Mecanique arcade and gaming museum at…

Fishing community gets financial help after Pier 45 fire

Crab fisherman affected by a four-alarm fire that caused significant damage to…

New policy means victims of police violence can get compensation

Victims of police brutality and their families will now be eligible for…

Public defenders kneel and take part in nationwide call for racial justice

Employees with the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office knelt for eight minutes…

Golden Gate Bridge ‘sings’ during high winds

It may not be truly singing, but the Golden Gate Bridge is…

California legislature moves to close online community college

By Ashley A. Smith EdSource California Assembly and Senate leaders moved Wednesday…

State AG to work with Vallejo on police reforms after fatal shooting of SF man

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced an agreement Friday with Vallejo to…

Woman shot and killed in Visitacion Valley

A woman was killed in a shooting late Thursday night in San…

Vallejo police officer kills SF man after mistaking hammer for gun

A Vallejo police officer fatally shot a man suspected of looting who…

SF federal appeals court overturns U.S. EPA approval of herbicide made by Monsanto

The fact that the Trump EPA approved these uses of dicamba highlights how tightly the pesticide industry controls EPA’s pesticide-approval process.

Glen Park killing spurs call for hearing on COVID-19 impacts on mental health services

Supervisor Mandelman says pandemic has made it harder for city to help homeless, struggling

Resolution seeks to prevent hiring of officers with history of misconduct

Police union says new hires are already vetted thoroughly

Bay Area DAs call for ban on police union donations to prosecutors

A group of current and former Bay Area district attorneys on Monday…

Oakland and San Jose erupt in protests over George Floyd killing

Large crowds protesting a police killing in Minneapolis have shut down roadways…

New testing sites announced at CCSF and in mobile facility

Three additional new COVID-19 coronavirus testing sites will open in San Francisco,…

Pride flags going up along Market Street despite cancellation of parade

Despite this year’s San Francisco Pride Celebration being held completely online this…

High temperatures and car exhaust prompt Spare the Air alert for Tuesday

Soaring temperatures and more cars on the roads brought haze back to…

State issues guidelines allowing places of worship to resume services

Local black ministers, civil rights leaders call for churches to remain closed