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A puppy poses for the camera after napping at the San Francisco SPCA pop-up adoption center at Two Embarcadero Center in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, February 1, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco SPCA adoption center pops up in downtown SF

The San Francisco SPCA has opened a temporary adoption center for the…

A puppy poses for the camera after napping at the San Francisco SPCA pop-up adoption center at Two Embarcadero Center in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, February 1, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
People gather near the exit of customs screening during a protest held at San Franicsco International Airport in San Francisco, Calif. Sunday, January 29, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

More than 1,000 gather at SFO to protest immigration ban

Protesters filled the international terminal of San Francisco International Airport in San…

People gather near the exit of customs screening during a protest held at San Franicsco International Airport in San Francisco, Calif. Sunday, January 29, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
SFPD Chief William Scott addresses the crowd during his swearing-in ceremony of SFPD Chief William Scott held at San Francisco's City Hall Monday, January 23, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

William Scott sworn in as SFPD chief

Community leaders, city officials and a large portion of the San Francisco…

SFPD Chief William Scott addresses the crowd during his swearing-in ceremony of SFPD Chief William Scott held at San Francisco's City Hall Monday, January 23, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Over 500,000 people descended on the streets of Washington, D.C. Saturday, January 21, 2017 to attend the Women's March on Washington. (Kristen Tomkowid/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Women’s March from San Francisco to Washington, D.C.

Hundreds of thousands took to the streets all over the country to…

Over 500,000 people descended on the streets of Washington, D.C. Saturday, January 21, 2017 to attend the Women's March on Washington. (Kristen Tomkowid/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A demonstrator gets assistance after being maced by police during a march through the streets of Washington, D.C. Friday, January 20, 2017 protesting against the inauguration of President Donald Trump. (Kristen Tomkowid/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Scenes from Washington, D.C. during Inauguration Day

Photos from on the ground in Washington, D.C. as President Donald Trump…

A demonstrator gets assistance after being maced by police during a march through the streets of Washington, D.C. Friday, January 20, 2017 protesting against the inauguration of President Donald Trump. (Kristen Tomkowid/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Students from Leadership and Lincoln High Schools join a demonstration held outside 555 California Street in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, January 20, 2017 protesting the inauguration of President Donald Trump. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Protests erupt in SF as Donald Trump is sworn in as president

Thousands took to the streets of San Francisco Friday, January 20, 2017…

Students from Leadership and Lincoln High Schools join a demonstration held outside 555 California Street in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, January 20, 2017 protesting the inauguration of President Donald Trump. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
(From left) Warriors President and COO Rick Welts, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Warriors Owner and CEO Joe Lacob, Warriors Co-Owner Peter Guber, Chase Consumer Banking CEO Thasunda Duckett, Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr and Warriors Forward Kevin Durant participate in the official groundbreaking for the future Chase Center in San Francisco's Mission Bay Tuesday, January 17, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Officials break ground on the future Chase Center

San Francisco officials, Warriors executives and community members took part in a…

(From left) Warriors President and COO Rick Welts, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Warriors Owner and CEO Joe Lacob, Warriors Co-Owner Peter Guber, Chase Consumer Banking CEO Thasunda Duckett, Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr and Warriors Forward Kevin Durant participate in the official groundbreaking for the future Chase Center in San Francisco's Mission Bay Tuesday, January 17, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Community members move across the Peter R. Maloney bridge on Fourth Street in San Francisco's South of Market district during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day March Monday, January 16, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Hundreds march through SF streets to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Community leaders, activists and supporters of racial justice gathered this morning at…

Community members move across the Peter R. Maloney bridge on Fourth Street in San Francisco's South of Market district during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day March Monday, January 16, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) defended by Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harmless (4) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Portland Trail Blazers at Oracle Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Warriors face off against Portland Trailblazers

Photos from a home game between the Golden State Warriors and the…

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) defended by Portland Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harmless (4) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Portland Trail Blazers at Oracle Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
2016 Photos of the Year

2016 Photos of the Year

A collection of the Examiner photo team's best images made throughout 2016…

2016 Photos of the Year
Volunteers watch for white tailed sparrows in Golden Gate Park Tuesday, December 27, 2016 as part of the annual Christmas Bird Count held by The Golden Gate Audubon Society.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

34th annual Christmas Bird Count chronicles SF’s winter birds

Bird watchers, enthusiasts and scientists scanned Golden Gate Park in the early…

Volunteers watch for white tailed sparrows in Golden Gate Park Tuesday, December 27, 2016 as part of the annual Christmas Bird Count held by The Golden Gate Audubon Society.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A soloist performs during a dress rehearsal for San Francisco Ballet's "Nutcracker" at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, Calif. Saturday, December 10, 2016. (Jessica Christian)

Behind the scenes with SF Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’

Photos from backstage and a¬†run-through performance of the San Francisco Ballet's production…

A soloist performs during a dress rehearsal for San Francisco Ballet's "Nutcracker" at the War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, Calif. Saturday, December 10, 2016. (Jessica Christian)
A man takes shelter from the rain during the annual SantaCon event held in Union Square in San Francisco, Calif. on Saturday December 10, 2016. Aleah Fajardo/ Special To S.F. Examiner

SantaCon descends on SF

Hundreds of people dressed as Santa Claus gathered Sunday, December 10 in…

A man takes shelter from the rain during the annual SantaCon event held in Union Square in San Francisco, Calif. on Saturday December 10, 2016. Aleah Fajardo/ Special To S.F. Examiner
A student arranges block commands in a sequence before programming a small robot to perform two-step directions during a computer science class designed for pre-kindergarten students at Bessie Carmichael Elementary School in San Francisco's South of Market district Thursday, December 8, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF preschoolers learn to code for Computer Science Education Week

A Pre-Kindergarten class at Bessie Carmichael Elementary School in San Francisco's South…

A student arranges block commands in a sequence before programming a small robot to perform two-step directions during a computer science class designed for pre-kindergarten students at Bessie Carmichael Elementary School in San Francisco's South of Market district Thursday, December 8, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Leslie Landberg raises her hands during a moment of silence at the vigil held for the Ghostship fire victims at Lake Merritt on Monday December 5, 2016. Aleah Fajardo/ Special to S.F. Examiner

Vigils for Ghost Ship fire victims held in SF, Oakland

Friends, family and supporters gathered in both San Francisco and Oakland, Calif.…

Leslie Landberg raises her hands during a moment of silence at the vigil held for the Ghostship fire victims at Lake Merritt on Monday December 5, 2016. Aleah Fajardo/ Special to S.F. Examiner
A couple embraces near the crime scene in Oakland, Calif. Sunday, December 4, 2016 following a large fire that occurred Friday, December 2 leaving over thirty dead and several unaccounted for. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Investigation continues, community grieves following Oakland fire

Photos from the scene on Sunday, December 4, 2016 where investigations are…

A couple embraces near the crime scene in Oakland, Calif. Sunday, December 4, 2016 following a large fire that occurred Friday, December 2 leaving over thirty dead and several unaccounted for. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Jeff Stewart, Gwen Woods and Theresa Smith watch the balloons drift into the sky during the vigil of one year anniversary of the death of Mario Woods on December 2, 2016. The vigil start at Bayview Park and ended where Woods was killed by SFPD. Aleah Fajardo/ Special to S.F. Examiner

Community remembers Mario Woods one year after his death

Local activists, community members, friends and family of Mario Woods gathered¬†for two…

Jeff Stewart, Gwen Woods and Theresa Smith watch the balloons drift into the sky during the vigil of one year anniversary of the death of Mario Woods on December 2, 2016. The vigil start at Bayview Park and ended where Woods was killed by SFPD. Aleah Fajardo/ Special to S.F. Examiner
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket against the Atlanta Hawks at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on November 28, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors vs. Atlanta Hawks at Oracle

Photos from a game between the Golden State Warriors and Atlanta Hawks…

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket against the Atlanta Hawks at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on November 28, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Raiders running back Taiwan Jones (22) slips through a Carolina Panthers tackle at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on November 27, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Raiders host Carolina Panthers, lead 35-32

The Oakland Raider and Carolina Panthers faced off Sunday, November, 27, 2016…

Oakland Raiders running back Taiwan Jones (22) slips through a Carolina Panthers tackle at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on November 27, 2016. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
People gather to help assemble the flower shrine to Supervisor Harvey Milk who were shot and killed inside San Francisco City Hall on this day in 1978, at Harvey Milk Plaza in San Francisco on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF remembers Harvey Milk, George Moscone in Castro District

Hundreds gathered at Harvey Milk Plaza in San Francisco's Castro District Sunday,…

People gather to help assemble the flower shrine to Supervisor Harvey Milk who were shot and killed inside San Francisco City Hall on this day in 1978, at Harvey Milk Plaza in San Francisco on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)