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The San Francisco High School of the Arts on Page Street hopes to expand to accommodate up to 250 students. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Arts school, neighbors clash over Haight expansion

A proposed expansion of a performing arts school in the Haight was…

The San Francisco High School of the Arts on Page Street hopes to expand to accommodate up to 250 students. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Supervisors ban no-fault evictions in SF through March

Supervisors approved sweeping legislation on Tuesday that would protect San Francisco tenants…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
District 5 Supervisor Dean Preston has introduced legislation that would ban all no-fault evictions though March of next year. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF tenants could soon gain expanded eviction protections

Sweeping legislation that would protect San Francisco tenants from no-fault evictions through…

District 5 Supervisor Dean Preston has introduced legislation that would ban all no-fault evictions though March of next year. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The City Option program provides medical reimbursement account financed by deposits from employers. (Examiner screenshot)

Workers may get cash payout from medical reimbursement accounts

Offer of $500 bonus intended to help with COVID-related expenses

The City Option program provides medical reimbursement account financed by deposits from employers. (Examiner screenshot)
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Data shows steep drop in SF sales tax revenue, possible decline in population

City economist calls data ‘a warning sign for small businesses’

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
SFUSD recalls turkey sandwiches due to possible contamination

SFUSD recalls turkey sandwiches due to possible contamination

San Francisco school food officials on Wednesday recalled turkey sandwiches handed out…

SFUSD recalls turkey sandwiches due to possible contamination
The owners of a tenancy-in-common building at 424-434 Francisco St. in North Beach are seeking approval for a condo conversion. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Old eviction battle revived as building owners seek condo conversion

Low-income and elderly tenants fought eviction from North Beach property more than a decade ago

The owners of a tenancy-in-common building at 424-434 Francisco St. in North Beach are seeking approval for a condo conversion. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A child runs near the swings at the West Sunset Playground near a sign announcing its closure due to a shelter-in-place order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Playgrounds set to reopen in October

For the first time since March, San Francisco’s outdoor playgrounds will reopen…

A child runs near the swings at the West Sunset Playground near a sign announcing its closure due to a shelter-in-place order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Plans for new Flower Mart in Potrero Hill approved

Plans for new Flower Mart in Potrero Hill approved

The famed San Francisco Flower Mart’s new home in Potrero Hill was…

Plans for new Flower Mart in Potrero Hill approved
Many small businesses feared they would be evicted when a moratorium expired at the end of September. However, that ban on commercial evictions is now set to be extended through march of 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Businesses to get a break with extension of commercial eviction ban

San Francisco now has state clearance to extend its commercial eviction ban…

Many small businesses feared they would be evicted when a moratorium expired at the end of September. However, that ban on commercial evictions is now set to be extended through march of 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Convent & Stuart Hall, a private school, received a waiver Wednesday to resume in-person teaching. The school has invested in an upgraded HVAC system, UV sanitizers and other precautions in preparation. (Courtesy Convent & Stuart Hall)

SFUSD reopening plan slowly taking shape

Six private schools among first to get waivers to resume in-person teaching

Convent & Stuart Hall, a private school, received a waiver Wednesday to resume in-person teaching. The school has invested in an upgraded HVAC system, UV sanitizers and other precautions in preparation. (Courtesy Convent & Stuart Hall)
Port Commission backs 850-unit development plan for Piers 30-32

Port Commission backs 850-unit development plan for Piers 30-32

Critics argue project may require voter approval under Prop. B

Port Commission backs 850-unit development plan for Piers 30-32
Bessie Carmichael Elementary School has a Filipino language program that some parents sought to expand to a dual immersion program. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Filipino immersion proposal meets with resistance from school district

Bessie Carmichael parents say current program failing to teach language proficiency

Bessie Carmichael Elementary School has a Filipino language program that some parents sought to expand to a dual immersion program. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
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Candidates vie for four seats on SF school board

Pandemic adds to pressing issues already facing SFUSD leaders

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Protest calls for end to evictions during pandemic, rent forgiveness

Protest calls for end to evictions during pandemic, rent forgiveness

San Francisco tenants on Monday gathered outside San Francisco Superior Court and…

Protest calls for end to evictions during pandemic, rent forgiveness
Asian American youth report anger, sadness and fear over surge in racist behavior

Asian American youth report anger, sadness and fear over surge in racist behavior

Survey finds about 80 percent experienced bullying or verbal harassment

Asian American youth report anger, sadness and fear over surge in racist behavior
Halloween is always a popular holiday in San Francisco, for adults as well as children. (Connor Hunt/ Special to SF Examiner)

Bay Area health officials issue guidelines for a safer Halloween

Residents urged to avoid trick-or-treating, large parties and festivals this year

Halloween is always a popular holiday in San Francisco, for adults as well as children. (Connor Hunt/ Special to SF Examiner)
Tenants at the 232-unit Granada Hotel at Sutter and Hyde streets raised concerns about displacement after it was bought last year. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City hopes to convert Granada Hotel to supportive housing

State grant could allow purchase of 232-unit Lower Nob Hill SRO

Tenants at the 232-unit Granada Hotel at Sutter and Hyde streets raised concerns about displacement after it was bought last year. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Private and charter schools prepare to reopen as city processes dozens of waiver applications

Private and charter schools prepare to reopen as city processes dozens of waiver applications

More than a dozen schools in San Francisco are in the final…

Private and charter schools prepare to reopen as city processes dozens of waiver applications
North Beach restaurants turn to alcohol sales to survive

North Beach restaurants turn to alcohol sales to survive

Legislation would allow businesses to apply for temporary liquor licenses

North Beach restaurants turn to alcohol sales to survive