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David Solnit (center) and activists paint a mural using environmentally friendly paints and clay soil from the Sierra foothills (Ian Williams/SF Examiner).

Activists plan marches, murals ahead of Gov. Brown’s climate summit

Just days before an international climate change summit arrives in San Francisco…

David Solnit (center) and activists paint a mural using environmentally friendly paints and clay soil from the Sierra foothills (Ian Williams/SF Examiner).
Alcatraz Island will host its last reunion for former residents on Sunday. (Courtesy Alcatraz Alumni Association)

Alcatraz to hold its final alumni reunion on the island Sunday

Alcatraz and its iconic prison will see some familiar faces Sunday. After…

Alcatraz Island will host its last reunion for former residents on Sunday. (Courtesy Alcatraz Alumni Association)
Qualifying San Francisco Unified School District students can get free and reduced price meals. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco schools to provide free meals for students

Students at San Francisco’s public schools will again have access to free…

Qualifying San Francisco Unified School District students can get free and reduced price meals. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
The Richmond District has a larger number of seniors than the City as a whole, according to the San Francisco Department of Public Health. (Gabrielle Lurie/S.F. Examiner)

Older population in Richmond District creates unique health issues

Home to a disproportionate number of elderly residents, the Richmond District will…

The Richmond District has a larger number of seniors than the City as a whole, according to the San Francisco Department of Public Health. (Gabrielle Lurie/S.F. Examiner)
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Suspect struck with bat in retaliation for Mission District stabbing

A man’s friends retaliated after he was stabbed by hitting the suspect…

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Woman allegedly uses pepper spray to steal alcohol

A woman was arrested Monday morning after she allegedly shot pepper spray…

San Francisco School Board President Hydra Mendoza has taken a job in New York City under Chancellor Richard Carranza, a former San Francisco superintendent. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF Board of Education president to take job in NYC

The President of the San Francisco Board of Education will step down…

San Francisco School Board President Hydra Mendoza has taken a job in New York City under Chancellor Richard Carranza, a former San Francisco superintendent. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Mayor London Breed joined tenants at 4830 Mission St. Tuesday in announcing the acquisition of the building by the Mission Economic Development Agency with the help of the San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund. (Ian Williams/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

City helps nonprofit acquire Excelsior District building to preserve affordable units

On Tuesday, the Jardeleza family announced their good news in front of…

Mayor London Breed joined tenants at 4830 Mission St. Tuesday in announcing the acquisition of the building by the Mission Economic Development Agency with the help of the San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund. (Ian Williams/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Police investigated a garage in North Beach after a reported pedestrian fatality Wednesday morning. (Ian Williams/S.F. Examiner)

Pedestrian fatally struck by driver in North Beach

A man was struck and killed in or near a parking garage…

Police investigated a garage in North Beach after a reported pedestrian fatality Wednesday morning. (Ian Williams/S.F. Examiner)
A man crosses the street through a colorful patterned sidewalk at Broadway and Powell Street, part of the Broadway Chinatown Streetscape Project on Monday, July 30, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City celebrates completion of street improvements to Broadway, Spofford Alley

Chinatown celebrated the completion of two major streetscape projects in the district…

A man crosses the street through a colorful patterned sidewalk at Broadway and Powell Street, part of the Broadway Chinatown Streetscape Project on Monday, July 30, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man critically injured in Candlestick Point shooting

A man was shot and critically injured near Candlestick Park late Sunday…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man shot near Garfield Square

A man was shot near Garfield Square in the Mission District early…

A group walks across Geary Boulevard during a protest highlighting the dangers of crosswalks for seniors people with disabilities near Geary and Masonic streets in San Francisco, Calif. Friday July 28, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

City data shows vulnerability of senior pedestrians

San Francisco’s senior population is struck by drivers and injured — and…

A group walks across Geary Boulevard during a protest highlighting the dangers of crosswalks for seniors people with disabilities near Geary and Masonic streets in San Francisco, Calif. Friday July 28, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Ahsha Safai proposed the ban on workplace cafeterias, which would not impact existing cafeterias. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Workplace cafeteria ban met with mixed opinions

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, unless you work in…

Supervisor Ahsha Safai proposed the ban on workplace cafeterias, which would not impact existing cafeterias. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A shooting outside a vacant store in San Francisco’s Mission District early Tuesday left one person dead and another seriously injured. (Ian Williams/S.F. Examiner)

Double shooting kills 1 outside vacant clothing store in Mission

A deadly shooting outside a vacant clothing store in the Mission District…

A shooting outside a vacant store in San Francisco’s Mission District early Tuesday left one person dead and another seriously injured. (Ian Williams/S.F. Examiner)
A man was injured in a collision near Washington Square Park. (Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner)

Man hit by car near Washington Square Park

A driver struck a man crossing the street near Washington Square Park…

A man was injured in a collision near Washington Square Park. (Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner)
AT&T Park. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Samoan player arrested in fight at Rugby World Cup Sevens

A professional rugby player was sent to the hospital Saturday after a…

AT&T Park. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A proposed design for San Francisco's public toilets has sleek reflective surfaces. (Courtesy SFDPW)

New public toilet design reflects a modern city

The Parisian chic public toilets scattered about San Francisco could be refashioned…

A proposed design for San Francisco's public toilets has sleek reflective surfaces. (Courtesy SFDPW)

SF man struck by driver in Outer Sunset dies

A man died at the hospital after being struck by a vehicle…

San Francisco is now allowing noncitizens to register to vote in some local elections. (Examiner file photo)

City begins registering non-citizens for Board of Education elections

For the first time in California, non-citizens can vote after The San…

San Francisco is now allowing noncitizens to register to vote in some local elections. (Examiner file photo)