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Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu was confirmed to her new position <ins>as city administrator</ins> Tuesday.<ins> The role, which manages 25 city departments, is considered the most powerful non-elected position in city </ins><ins>government</ins>. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Carmen Chu confirmed as City Administrator

Assessor Carmen Chu was approved by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday to…

Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu was confirmed to her new position <ins>as city administrator</ins> Tuesday.<ins> The role, which manages 25 city departments, is considered the most powerful non-elected position in city </ins><ins>government</ins>. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Patients line up in their cars to receive a shot at The City’s first mass COVID-19 vaccination site at City College of San Francisco on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Legislation would require SF to create a public COVID-19 vaccine plan — fast

San Francisco’s Department of Public Health would have to come up with…

Patients line up in their cars to receive a shot at The City’s first mass COVID-19 vaccination site at City College of San Francisco on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Outdoor dining, as seen here at Mama’s on Washington Square in North Beach in September, is expected to resume in San Franisco this week. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF to reopen outdoor dining, personal services

San Francisco will allow outdoor dining and other limited business activity to…

Outdoor dining, as seen here at Mama’s on Washington Square in North Beach in September, is expected to resume in San Franisco this week. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A statue of Florence Nightingale outside the Laguna Honda Hospital is one of only two statues of women in The City. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

S.F. still falling short of goal to represent women in public art

City has few streets or public facilities not named after men

A statue of Florence Nightingale outside the Laguna Honda Hospital is one of only two statues of women in The City. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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SF to celebrate Year of the Ox through sculpture

San Francisco plans to install ox sculptures in various locations around The…

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A health care worker receives the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. (Go Nakamura/Getty Images/TNS)

City sets ambitious goal to vaccinate residents by June

Limited supply slows distribution of doses as health officials seek to expand access

A health care worker receives the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. (Go Nakamura/Getty Images/TNS)
Dr. Grant Colfax, director of the San Francisco Department of Public Health, said Tuesday that The City received only a fraction of the COVID vaccine doses it requested this week. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Unpredictable supplies leave SF running low on COVID vaccine

Reported reactions to Moderna shots prompt hold on 8,000 doses

Dr. Grant Colfax, director of the San Francisco Department of Public Health, said Tuesday that The City received only a fraction of the COVID vaccine doses it requested this week. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
A health care worker receives one of the first COVID-19 vaccine doses at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital on Tuesday Dec. 15, 2020. (Courtesy SFgov)

SF to open three large sites for COVID-19 vaccinations

Breed: ‘We need more doses. We are asking for more doses’

A health care worker receives one of the first COVID-19 vaccine doses at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital on Tuesday Dec. 15, 2020. (Courtesy SFgov)
Tongo Eisen-Martin, a Bernal Heights resident, named San Francisco’s eighth poet laureate. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Tongo Eisen-Martin becomes San Francisco’s eighth poet laureate

Bernal Heights resident Tongo Eisen-Martin has become San Francisco’s eighth poet laureate.…

Tongo Eisen-Martin, a Bernal Heights resident, named San Francisco’s eighth poet laureate. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Fatal drug overdoses surged by nearly 59 percent in The City last year. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco’s 2020 overdose deaths soar 59 percent to 699

Fatal drug overdoses surged by nearly 59 percent in San Francisco last…

Fatal drug overdoses surged by nearly 59 percent in The City last year. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Mayor London Breed taps Assessor Carmen Chu to serve as City Administrator. (Joel Engardio/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Breed taps Assessor Carmen Chu as next city administrator

Announcement follows resignation of Naomi Kelly amid corruption probe

Mayor London Breed taps Assessor Carmen Chu to serve as City Administrator. (Joel Engardio/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Homeless people's tents can be seen on Golden Gate Avenue in the Tenderloin on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 16, 2020. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/S.F. Examiner)

Statewide business tax could bring new funds to combat homelessness

San Francisco could get more than $100 million a year for housing, rental assistance, shelter beds

Homeless people's tents can be seen on Golden Gate Avenue in the Tenderloin on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 16, 2020. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/S.F. Examiner)
City Administrator Naomi Kelly, who has denied bribery allegations made against her husband, will leave the office on Feb. 1. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Naomi Kelly resigns as SF city administrator amid corruption scandal

City Administrator Naomi Kelly tendered her resignation Tuesday after federal authorities charged…

City Administrator Naomi Kelly, who has denied bribery allegations made against her husband, will leave the office on Feb. 1. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Small businesses and restuarants will get critical help from new loans and grants announced Tuesday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Breed announces $62M small business relief program

Mayor London Breed promised last week that more relief was coming for…

Small businesses and restuarants will get critical help from new loans and grants announced Tuesday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Cars pass on Evans Avenue, the location for the future navigation center on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. (Lola Chase/Special to SF Examiner)

Two new Navigation Centers set to open in Bayview, Lower Polk

Facilities for homeless will operate at reduced capacity due to COVID-19 restrictions

Cars pass on Evans Avenue, the location for the future navigation center on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. (Lola Chase/Special to SF Examiner)
Board President Shamann Walton announced commitee assignments on Sunday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Board President Walton issues committee assignments

Haney to serve as budget chair, Melgar as land use chair

Board President Shamann Walton announced commitee assignments on Sunday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Shamann Walton, elected in 2018 to represent District 10, became the new president of the Board of Supervisors on Friday.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Shamann Walton becomes next Board of Supervisors president

District 10 Supervisor Shamann Walton became the next president of the Board…

Supervisor Shamann Walton, elected in 2018 to represent District 10, became the new president of the Board of Supervisors on Friday.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Camp Mather, located in the forests near the Hetch Hetchy reservoir, is managed by the San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department. (Shutterstock)

Camp Mather to remain closed in 2021 due to COVID-19

Camp Mather, San Francisco’s summer camp in the High Sierra, will remain…

Camp Mather, located in the forests near the Hetch Hetchy reservoir, is managed by the San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department. (Shutterstock)
Struggling restaurants will get a break on city fees under legislation introduced by Mayor London Breed and approved by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner”</ins>

Latest SF small business relief: $5M fee waiver

Breed vows to provide ‘more immediate relief’

Struggling restaurants will get a break on city fees under legislation introduced by Mayor London Breed and approved by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner”</ins>
The City’s bi-annual homeless count helps determine funding allocations. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/S.F. Examiner)

SF to cancel 2021 unsheltered homeless count due to COVID-19 surge

San Francisco is canceling plans to count the homeless people living on…

The City’s bi-annual homeless count helps determine funding allocations. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/S.F. Examiner)