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In an email to its customers, Uber argued that the cap makes their food delivery business too expensive to deliver out to Treasure Island. (Courtesy photo)

SF vs. Uber Eats: Service stops food delivery to Treasure Island citing fee cap

Uber Eats has ended all food deliveries to Treasure Island, citing Mayor London Breed’s cap on delivery fees.

In an email to its customers, Uber argued that the cap makes their food delivery business too expensive to deliver out to Treasure Island. (Courtesy photo)
So long, farewell: On Guard column ends

So long, farewell: On Guard column ends

Farewell, dear readers. This ink-stained wretch is hanging up his hat: This…

So long, farewell: On Guard column ends
The Division Circle Navigation Center, shown here shortly before its official opening in August 2018, will be closed after the discovery of a second coronavirus case, officials said Thursday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Division Circle Navigation Center sees a second positive COVID-19 case

Facility to be shut down after remaining residents moved to hotel rooms

The Division Circle Navigation Center, shown here shortly before its official opening in August 2018, will be closed after the discovery of a second coronavirus case, officials said Thursday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Muni fares will soon go up for most passengers except those paying in cash. (Examiner file photo)

Cost of monthly Muni pass to exceed $100 as fares rise

SFMTA board approves budget designed to increase revenue, avoid service cuts

Muni fares will soon go up for most passengers except those paying in cash. (Examiner file photo)
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency on Tuesday announced some street closures to allow more social distancing for walkers and bicycle riders. (Courtesy SFMTA)

SF follows Oakland’s lead, closes some streets to cars during pandemic

The City is following The Town’s lead — San Francisco’s streets are…

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency on Tuesday announced some street closures to allow more social distancing for walkers and bicycle riders. (Courtesy SFMTA)
A San Francisco woman who tested positive for COVID-19 was admitted to Chinese Hospital, but after her symptoms stabilized she was told she could quarantine herself in the SRO where she lives. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF struggles to help COVID-positive tenants living in group settings

Nonprofits running SROs are experiencing frustrating miscommunications with the San Francisco Department of Public Health

A San Francisco woman who tested positive for COVID-19 was admitted to Chinese Hospital, but after her symptoms stabilized she was told she could quarantine herself in the SRO where she lives. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Ridership has dropped drastically due to the Bay Area-wide shelter-in-place order. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Bay Area transit’s financial future hinges on $780 million emergency aid vote

Bay Area transit agencies may get a needed shot in the arm…

Ridership has dropped drastically due to the Bay Area-wide shelter-in-place order. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
(Courtesy SF Bicycle Coalition)

Mayor nominates SF Bicycle Coalition advocate to SFMTA board

Mayor London Breed has nominated bike advocate Jane Natoli to the San…

(Courtesy SF Bicycle Coalition)
Hundreds of SF city workers take on ‘emergency’ roles

Hundreds of SF city workers take on ‘emergency’ roles

Librarians, election office employees do double duty during pandemic

Hundreds of SF city workers take on ‘emergency’ roles
Tent encampments are something that NIMBY’s have long fought against. (Corey Browning/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco may create city-monitored homeless tent encampments to slow COVID-19

Mayor London Breed revealed an “outbreak” of COVID-19 at San Francisco’s largest homeless shelter

Tent encampments are something that NIMBY’s have long fought against. (Corey Browning/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The MSC South homeless shelter. (Courtesy photo)

‘Explosive catastrophe’: 70 test positive for COVID-19 at SF homeless shelter

San Francisco — and Northern California’s — largest homeless shelter is now experiencing an “outbreak” of COVID-19, MayorLondon Breed said today.

The MSC South homeless shelter. (Courtesy photo)
Mayor London Breed has capped fees delivery apps like DoorDash can charge restaurants in San Francisco for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

DoorDash dinged: Mayor Breed caps SF delivery app restaurant fees

Chefs and restaurant owners across The City had complained the fees were simply too high

Mayor London Breed has capped fees delivery apps like DoorDash can charge restaurants in San Francisco for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
BART is uncertain how quickly riders will come back once shelter-in-place restrictions are lifted. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

BART’s coronavirus fear: Even after pandemic, not all riders may come back

Agency struggles to plan for an uncertain future

BART is uncertain how quickly riders will come back once shelter-in-place restrictions are lifted. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Muni to stop running nearly every route in SF — more than 70 lines

UPDATE: 11:09 p.m.: Sources within the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency said…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Barklee Sanders shows a non-delivery message on food delivery app Caviar in his Treasure Island apartment. Sanders has been trying to draw attention to the lack of options available for island residents. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Treasure Island hungry for food delivery options

Apps don’t serve neighborhood’s residents

Barklee Sanders shows a non-delivery message on food delivery app Caviar in his Treasure Island apartment. Sanders has been trying to draw attention to the lack of options available for island residents. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Pier 39 aquarium staff furloughed — but what about the fish?

Pier 39 aquarium staff furloughed — but what about the fish?

Aquarium of the Bay raising funds from public to keep up operations during shutdown

Pier 39 aquarium staff furloughed — but what about the fish?
Pine Street drive-by shooting seriously injures man

Pine Street drive-by shooting seriously injures man

A man suffered life-threatening injuries after a drive by shooting near Nob…

Pine Street drive-by shooting seriously injures man
BART ridership has plummeted to more than 90 percent below normal amid the coronavirus pandemic and shelter-in-place orders, though ridership levels seem to have plateaued. (Chris Victorio/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Plummeting Bay Area bridge traffic finally levels off

All told, weekday Bay Area traffic volumes are down by half, which has remained consistent from March 23 through this week.

BART ridership has plummeted to more than 90 percent below normal amid the coronavirus pandemic and shelter-in-place orders, though ridership levels seem to have plateaued. (Chris Victorio/Special to S.F. Examiner)
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

A second SF Muni operator tests positive for COVID-19

A second Muni operator has tested positive for COVID-19, the San Francisco…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Chinatown SRO tenants fear close quarters will spread coronavirus

Chinatown SRO tenants fear close quarters will spread coronavirus

Shared kitchens, bathrooms make it difficult to avoid contagion

Chinatown SRO tenants fear close quarters will spread coronavirus