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The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted on a resolution urging the school district to reopen schools. <ins>(Examiner screenshot)</ins>

Supervisors urge school district to reopen

Board calls for plan to get students back in classrooms

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted on a resolution urging the school district to reopen schools. <ins>(Examiner screenshot)</ins>
An affordable housing project is planned in the Sunset District. (Courtesy map)

Affordable housing project planned for Sunset District families

The Sunset District could get a 100 percent affordable housing project with…

An affordable housing project is planned in the Sunset District. (Courtesy map)
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday that the Project Roomkey program will be fully funded through the end of the pandemic. (Genaro Molina/Pool/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Feds agree to continue funding for shelter-in-place hotels

Gov. Newsom tells cities FEMA will reimburse for Project Roomkey through end of pandemic

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday that the Project Roomkey program will be fully funded through the end of the pandemic. (Genaro Molina/Pool/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
School campuses will remain closed past Jan. 25 after district officials and teachers failed to reach an agreement on in-person learning protocols by a Friday Dec. 18, 2020 deadline. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco schools will not reopen by Jan. 25 after failing to reach labor deal by deadline

Teachers cite COVID surge, seek to delay reopening until city back in orange tier

School campuses will remain closed past Jan. 25 after district officials and teachers failed to reach an agreement on in-person learning protocols by a Friday Dec. 18, 2020 deadline. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Signs hang outside the community learning hub at the Salvation Army Kroc Center. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

After a semester without an outbreak, city learning hubs set to expand

Health guidelines increased costs, reduced number of students program could serve

Signs hang outside the community learning hub at the Salvation Army Kroc Center. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Funds generated by 2018’s Proposition C, which were held up until September by a court battle, are finally being disbursed for homelessness and housing services.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Supervisors authorize first use of Prop. C homelessness funds

2018 measure expected to generate $340 million annually focused on permanent housing solutions

Funds generated by 2018’s Proposition C, which were held up until September by a court battle, are finally being disbursed for homelessness and housing services.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Jordan Davis, who staged two hunger strikes to fight for a supportive housing rent cap, called the approval of legislation to set rent at 30 percent of residents’ incomes “historic.” (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Supportive housing rents capped at 30 percent of income

Supportive housing tenants will have their rents capped at 30 percent of…

Jordan Davis, who staged two hunger strikes to fight for a supportive housing rent cap, called the approval of legislation to set rent at 30 percent of residents’ incomes “historic.” (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kindergartners are expected to be admitted to the San Francisco Unified School District under a new “zoned” student assignment system by the 2023-24 school year.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

School board approves major overhaul of student assignment system

Choices to be limited to 8 to 10 schools to encourage diversity, predictability, shorter commutes

Kindergartners are expected to be admitted to the San Francisco Unified School District under a new “zoned” student assignment system by the 2023-24 school year.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
School district officals are still deciding how many elementary school students they can bring back to campus this spring after shutting down last year due to COVID-19. The answer depends in part on how many parents are willing to send their children back to school. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

District debates how many students to bring back on campus this spring

With limited COVID-safe capacity, more students could mean less in-person learning time

School district officals are still deciding how many elementary school students they can bring back to campus this spring after shutting down last year due to COVID-19. The answer depends in part on how many parents are willing to send their children back to school. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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High school students get higher marks despite distance learning

Educators warn data from this fall may be flawed

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San Francisco Sheriff candidate Paul Miyamoto in a meeting with the Examiner editorial board on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

New shelter-in-place order gives tenants a temporary reprieve from eviction

Sheriff’s Department briefly resumed regular enforcement this week

San Francisco Sheriff candidate Paul Miyamoto in a meeting with the Examiner editorial board on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Mayor London Breed said “I need to hold myself to a higher standard” in response to criticism of a recent meal at a Napa Valley restaurant. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Breed calls criticism for French Laundry trip ‘fair’

Mayor said she regrets that actions ‘distracted’ from public health message as COVID-19 cases rise

Mayor London Breed said “I need to hold myself to a higher standard” in response to criticism of a recent meal at a Napa Valley restaurant. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
High school seniors Shayla and Kayla Bryant receive guidance from 100% College Prep around college admissions. (Courtesy photo)

High school seniors juggling college applications and distance learning

In a final year of high school spent largely online, seniors are…

High school seniors Shayla and Kayla Bryant receive guidance from 100% College Prep around college admissions. (Courtesy photo)
San Francisco Unified School District officials project that the cost of bringing students back to classrooms will be between $5 million to $38 million. 
Examiner file photo

City schools face $75 million deficit in next fiscal year

Potential $124m windfall for SFUSD in limbo

San Francisco Unified School District officials project that the cost of bringing students back to classrooms will be between $5 million to $38 million. 
Examiner file photo
People hang out at Dolores Park in the Mission District on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

American Indian Cultural District expanding to include Dolores Park

A former Ramaytush Ohlone village site known today as Dolores Park could…

People hang out at Dolores Park in the Mission District on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is weighing further restrictions as COVID-19 cases rise. (Genaro Molina/Pool/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Newsom considering new shelter-in-place order as COVID-19 cases rise

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday warned that he may need to reinstate…

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is weighing further restrictions as COVID-19 cases rise. (Genaro Molina/Pool/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Nicole Canedo looks at her City-issued Medical Reimbursement Account page on her computer outside her Berkeley apartment on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. Canedo has worked numerous retail jobs in The City and the MRA has helped her with health costs. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Millions left sitting in medical reimbursement accounts by city workers

Health officials looking at how to improve access, outreach as untapped funds reach $409M

Nicole Canedo looks at her City-issued Medical Reimbursement Account page on her computer outside her Berkeley apartment on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. Canedo has worked numerous retail jobs in The City and the MRA has helped her with health costs. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The 45th annual Indigenous Peoples Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering on Alcatraz Island was much smaller in-person but streamed online for the first time. (Photo courtesy Morning Star Gali)

Indigenous Alcatraz Thanksgiving gathering moves online for ceremony of mourning and healing

Thousands of Indigenous people and their loved ones have come from all…

The 45th annual Indigenous Peoples Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering on Alcatraz Island was much smaller in-person but streamed online for the first time. (Photo courtesy Morning Star Gali)
Renderings of the main entrance to upcoming Mission Bay elementary school on Owens Street. (Courtesy Gould Evans)

SFUSD offers first look at planned Mission Bay elementary school

San Francisco school officials this month unveiled the design of a planned…

Renderings of the main entrance to upcoming Mission Bay elementary school on Owens Street. (Courtesy Gould Evans)
Lamar Williams was a coach and security aide at Mission High School who used “sports as a vehicle to reach kids,” according those who knew him. (Courtesy Jennifer Friedenbach)

Victim of double homicide was local high school sports coach

Men gunned down amid rise in deadly violence

Lamar Williams was a coach and security aide at Mission High School who used “sports as a vehicle to reach kids,” according those who knew him. (Courtesy Jennifer Friedenbach)