Jessica Christian

A line of police is seen shrouded in purple smoke after a masked demonstrator threw a smoke bomb during a protest between conservative demonstrators and right-wing opponents held at MLK Civic Center Park in Berkeley, Calif. Sunday, August 27, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Clashes erupt during large protest in Berkeley

Protesters were met with heavy police presence as multiple altercations broke out…

A line of police is seen shrouded in purple smoke after a masked demonstrator threw a smoke bomb during a protest between conservative demonstrators and right-wing opponents held at MLK Civic Center Park in Berkeley, Calif. Sunday, August 27, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
during a protest organized by the right-wing group Patriot Prayer at Crissy Field in San Francisco, Calif. Saturday, August 26, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Small Patriot Prayer rally gathers at Crissy Field despite relinquished permit

A group of right-wing protesters along with Joey Gibson, lead organizer of…

during a protest organized by the right-wing group Patriot Prayer at Crissy Field in San Francisco, Calif. Saturday, August 26, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Hundreds of demonstrators make their way to the Mission District down Steiner Street during a protest speaking out against a planned right-wing protest at Alamo Square park in San Francisco, Calif. Saturday, August 26, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Right-wing counter protests form at Alamo Square, Civic Center

Thousands of demonstrators gathered near Alamo Square in San Francisco, Calif. Saturday,…

Hundreds of demonstrators make their way to the Mission District down Steiner Street during a protest speaking out against a planned right-wing protest at Alamo Square park in San Francisco, Calif. Saturday, August 26, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Day three of Outside Lands Music Festival

Day three of Outside Lands Music Festival

Photos from the third day of the tenth anniversary Outside Lands Music…

Day three of Outside Lands Music Festival
Kirk Hammett of Metallica performs on Lands End stage during day two of Outside Lands Music Festival in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park Saturday, August 12, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Day two of Outside Lands Music Festival

Photos from the second day of the tenth anniversary Outside Lands Music…

Kirk Hammett of Metallica performs on Lands End stage during day two of Outside Lands Music Festival in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park Saturday, August 12, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Ranger Dave gets twerked on by Bouncin' for Beignets with Big Freedia on GastroMagic stage at the tenth anniversary Outside Lands Music Festival held in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on Friday, August 11th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Day one of Outside Lands Music Festival

Photos from the first day of the tenth anniversary Outside Lands Music…

Ranger Dave gets twerked on by Bouncin' for Beignets with Big Freedia on GastroMagic stage at the tenth anniversary Outside Lands Music Festival held in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on Friday, August 11th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
People walk by police tape at the scene of a shooting that occured at Dolores Park on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Shooting injures three at Dolores Park

Photos from the scene of a shooting that injured three men at…

People walk by police tape at the scene of a shooting that occured at Dolores Park on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A Marilyn Monroe look-a-like poses near the world's most expensive dress, worn by Marilyn Monroe when she sang "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" and auctioned off at $5 million, is seen on display in at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf Thursday, August 3, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

World’s most expensive dress unveiled in SF

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf unveiled…

A Marilyn Monroe look-a-like poses near the world's most expensive dress, worn by Marilyn Monroe when she sang "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" and auctioned off at $5 million, is seen on display in at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf Thursday, August 3, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Trixie Garcia, Jerry Garcia's daughter, reaches out to feel the second Jerry Garcia memorial plaque after it was unveiled in San Francisco's Excelsior District on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Second Jerry Garcia memorial plaque debuted in SF’s Excelsior

Fans of Jerry Garcia joined Department of Public Works, the San Francisco…

Trixie Garcia, Jerry Garcia's daughter, reaches out to feel the second Jerry Garcia memorial plaque after it was unveiled in San Francisco's Excelsior District on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Young Neighbors in Action hold a prayer service for 71-year-old Edward French who was killed at Twin Peaks in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Prayer service remembers Twin Peaks shooting victim

Members of the Young Neighbors in Action group gathered at Twin Peaks…

Young Neighbors in Action hold a prayer service for 71-year-old Edward French who was killed at Twin Peaks in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Jeanne Lynch, center, talks with neighbors 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)

SF residents rally for safer crosswalks

A large group of San Franciscans gathered near the corner of Geary…

San Francisco Jeanne Lynch, center, talks with neighbors 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)
SF protests Trump transgender military ban

SF protests Trump transgender military ban

Hundreds gathered in San Francisco's Castro district Wednesday, July 26, 2017 to…

SF protests Trump transgender military ban
San Francisco Police Chief William Scott walks up Sacramento Street with colleagues during a tour of San Francisco's Chinatown neighborhood Monday, July 24, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SFPD Chief Scott tours Chinatown, North Beach

San Francisco Police Chief William Scott took his first official tour of…

San Francisco Police Chief William Scott walks up Sacramento Street with colleagues during a tour of San Francisco's Chinatown neighborhood Monday, July 24, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
District 8 Supervisor Jeff Sheehy looks up at a 12' by 12' block of the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital on Thursday, July 13th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF General Hospital hosts piece of AIDS Memorial Quilt

On Thursday, July 13, UC San Francisco and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital unveiled a…

District 8 Supervisor Jeff Sheehy looks up at a 12' by 12' block of the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital on Thursday, July 13th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Snapchat Spectacles (Photo by Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Snapchat Spectacles vending machine opens in SF mall

Buying Snapchat Spectacles in San Francisco is now as easy as grabbing…

The Snapchat Spectacles (Photo by Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A screenshot example of a text sent through Send Me SFMOMA project, launched in June by San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

What happens when you text an emoji to SFMOMA

In an age where technology rules, one San Francisco museum is doing…

A screenshot example of a text sent through Send Me SFMOMA project, launched in June by San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland A’s players high five each other after beating the Chicago White Sox at Coliseum Stadium in Oakland, Calif. Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s snag second win against White Sox

The Oakland Athletics defeated the Chicago White Sox 7-4 on Wednesday, July…

Oakland A’s players high five each other after beating the Chicago White Sox at Coliseum Stadium in Oakland, Calif. Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)
People prepare fireworks for a July Fourth show at Pier 50 in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, July 3, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF gears up for Fourth of July fireworks show

Artist and pyrotechnician Jeff Thomas held a behind-the-scenes look at the set up…

People prepare fireworks for a July Fourth show at Pier 50 in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, July 3, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Jae-Gyun Hwang hits a home run during the sixth inning of the Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants game at AT&T Park in San Fraancisco, Calif., on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants face off against Rockies at AT&T Park

The San Francisco Giants went up against the Colorado Rockies at AT&T…

Jae-Gyun Hwang hits a home run during the sixth inning of the Colorado Rockies vs San Francisco Giants game at AT&T Park in San Fraancisco, Calif., on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Buster Posey gifts baseball gloves to Junior Giants at AT&T Park in San Francisco, on Monday, June 26, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kids catch 1,000 gloves from Giants’ Buster Posey

1,000 lucky kids received baseball gloves from the Giants' very own Buster…

Buster Posey gifts baseball gloves to Junior Giants at AT&T Park in San Francisco, on Monday, June 26, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)