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Top SF Examiner covers of 2017

Top SF Examiner covers of 2017

Check out our top cover spreads of the year chosen by the…

Top SF Examiner covers of 2017
From the tragic North Bay fires

2017 Year in Pictures

From the tragic North Bay fires, to political protests, a Warriors win…

From the tragic North Bay fires
Hundreds of faces are illuminated by candles during a community candlelight vigil for Mayor Ed Lee held at Portsmouth Square in San Francisco's Chinatown district Thursday, December 21, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Chinatown holds candlelight vigil for Mayor Ed Lee

San Francisco city officials joined hundreds of members of the Chinatown community…

Hundreds of faces are illuminated by candles during a community candlelight vigil for Mayor Ed Lee held at Portsmouth Square in San Francisco's Chinatown district Thursday, December 21, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Three dancers perform during a dress rehearsal for SMUIN's opening night performance of "The Christmas Ballet" at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Thursday, December 14th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Spend the holidays with Smuin Contemporary Ballet

Smuin, the Bay Area-based contemporary ballet troupe celebrating its 23rd season of…

Three dancers perform during a dress rehearsal for SMUIN's opening night performance of "The Christmas Ballet" at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Thursday, December 14th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Tania and Brianna Lee, daughters of Mayor Ed Lee, give remarks during a celebration of life ceremony for the late Mayor Ed Lee held at San Francisco's City Hall Sunday, December 17, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Celebration of Life for Mayor Ed Lee

Hundreds of state and local delegates, as well as friends and family,…

Tania and Brianna Lee, daughters of Mayor Ed Lee, give remarks during a celebration of life ceremony for the late Mayor Ed Lee held at San Francisco's City Hall Sunday, December 17, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A group of men carry the body of Mayor Ed Lee into San Francisco City Hall Friday, December 15, 2017 to lie in state in the rotunda. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF pays tribute to Mayor Ed Lee at City Hall

Hundreds moved through San Francisco's City Hall Friday, December 15 to honor…

A group of men carry the body of Mayor Ed Lee into San Francisco City Hall Friday, December 15, 2017 to lie in state in the rotunda. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants 2014 World Series victory parade. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

Remembering Ed Lee

Photos of Ed Lee while serving of Mayor of San Francisco over…

San Francisco Giants 2014 World Series victory parade. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Parks and Recreation manager Phil GInsburg hugs a colleague ahead of a news conference surrounding the sudden death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee held at City Hall Tuesday, December 12, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Local officials gather to mourn Mayor Ed Lee

Hundreds of staff, city officials and members of the public joined together…

San Francisco Parks and Recreation manager Phil GInsburg hugs a colleague ahead of a news conference surrounding the sudden death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee held at City Hall Tuesday, December 12, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks to reporters at City Hall following a news conference surrounding the sudden death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on December 12, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

VIDEO: Gavin Newsom calls Mayor Ed Lee’s death a ‘devastating blow’ to SF

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, also a former San Francisco mayor, spoke with…

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks to reporters at City Hall following a news conference surrounding the sudden death of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee on December 12, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A Muttville volunteer gives a treat to a dog during a Muttville senior dog adoption event held at Embarcadero Plaza in San Francisco, Calif. on Thursday, December 7th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Muttville Senior Dog Rescue adoption at Embarcadero Center ice rink

Muttville Senior Dog Rescue hosted a handful of pups outside the Holiday…

A Muttville volunteer gives a treat to a dog during a Muttville senior dog adoption event held at Embarcadero Plaza in San Francisco, Calif. on Thursday, December 7th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mayor Ed Lee visits the Anita Jewelry table at the event in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)

City Hall hosts pop-up shop showcasing local vendors

More than 40 local vendors gathered inside City Hall's North Light Court…

Mayor Ed Lee visits the Anita Jewelry table at the event in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, December 6, 2017. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Former President Bill Clinton speaks at the event in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, December 1, 2017. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)

President Bill Clinton speaks at World AIDS Day observance

Hundreds gathered Friday, December 1 at the National AIDS Memorial Grove in San…

Former President Bill Clinton speaks at the event in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, December 1, 2017. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Defense attorney Matt Gonzalez addresses the media following the reading of the trial verdict in the Kate Steinle killing at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, November 30, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Verdict reached in Kate Steinle trial

Members of the media swarmed the Hall of Justice Thursday, November 30…

Defense attorney Matt Gonzalez addresses the media following the reading of the trial verdict in the Kate Steinle killing at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, November 30, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers defensive back K'Waun Williams (24) tackles Seattle Seahawks running back Eddie Lacy (27) at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on November 26, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

49ers take on Seattle Seahawks

The San Francisco 49ers faced off against the Seattle Seahawks at Levi's…

San Francisco 49ers defensive back K'Waun Williams (24) tackles Seattle Seahawks running back Eddie Lacy (27) at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on November 26, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A man waits outside Gap while shoppers move past him on Powell Street in San Francisco's Union Square Friday, November 24, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Black Friday shoppers descend on SF Union Square

Crowds of people flooded stores along Powell Street in San Francisco Friday,…

A man waits outside Gap while shoppers move past him on Powell Street in San Francisco's Union Square Friday, November 24, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
SFSPCA and Macy's unveil annual holiday windows

SFSPCA and Macy’s unveil annual holiday windows

SFSPCA revealed their 31st annual holiday window displays, complete with adorable puppies…

SFSPCA and Macy's unveil annual holiday windows
An immigrant student wearing a turkey hat feasts on turkey lunch during his first Thansgiving at Mission Education Center on Thursday, November 16th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mission Education Center students celebrate first Thanksgiving

Spanish-speaking immigrant students at Mission Education Center Elementary celebrated their first Thanksgiving…

An immigrant student wearing a turkey hat feasts on turkey lunch during his first Thansgiving at Mission Education Center on Thursday, November 16th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
People sit in the benches of the N-Judah Muni LRV for the first time in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, November 17, 2017. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)

New Muni train rolls out at Duboce and Church

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority unveiled the first new Muni LRV train…

People sit in the benches of the N-Judah Muni LRV for the first time in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, November 17, 2017. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)
People hold umbrellas while walking through Justin Herman Plaza on Thursday, November 16th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Rainy weather soaks San Francisco

Rain and clouds swept over San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area…

People hold umbrellas while walking through Justin Herman Plaza on Thursday, November 16th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde (28) leaps over the New York Giants at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on November 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco 49ers take on New York Giants

The San Francisco 49ers and the New York Giants faced off at…

San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde (28) leaps over the New York Giants at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on November 12, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)