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Health officials do not recommend avoiding public transit, but they do recommend that residents telecommute where possible and limit outings. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

BART ridership drops 8 percent amid coronavirus concerns

Transit agencies have stepped up cleaning but maintain regular service

Health officials do not recommend avoiding public transit, but they do recommend that residents telecommute where possible and limit outings. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Rev. Norman Fong retires after a life of activism seen ‘through the lens of faith’

Rev. Norman Fong retires after a life of activism seen ‘through the lens of faith’

Chinatown CDC leader’s career joined need for justice with an eye for balance

Rev. Norman Fong retires after a life of activism seen ‘through the lens of faith’
Jeff Kositsky, director of the SF Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing, will move to a new city position later this month. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF’s top homeless official to step down, assume new city role

Kositsky to take new position managing Health Streets Operation Center

Jeff Kositsky, director of the SF Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing, will move to a new city position later this month. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
State Sen. candidate Jackie Fielder’s election night party at Barrel Proof in the Mission District on Tuesday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Progressive campaign consultant allegedly assaults former Chesa Boudin campaign staffer

Venerated progressive campaign consultant Jim Stearns allegedly assaulted a former campaign staffer of Chesa Boudin Tuesday night at an election party,according to witnesses.

State Sen. candidate Jackie Fielder’s election night party at Barrel Proof in the Mission District on Tuesday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Some politicos make a weak showing in Democratic Party race

Some politicos make a weak showing in Democratic Party race

Name recognition usually a big factor in low profile race

Some politicos make a weak showing in Democratic Party race
Victim rescued from ‘under train’ at Glen Park BART station, delays expected

Victim rescued from ‘under train’ at Glen Park BART station, delays expected

Emergency workers rescued a person from under a BART train Wednesday, according…

Victim rescued from ‘under train’ at Glen Park BART station, delays expected
Fielder’s progressive campaign aims to give Wiener a reality check

Fielder’s progressive campaign aims to give Wiener a reality check

Here in our tiny 7x7 burg, state senate candidate Jackie Fielder has…

Fielder’s progressive campaign aims to give Wiener a reality check
John Angel knocks on doors in The Mission Hotel to canvass for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

Sanders surging in California and San Franciscans are leading the way

California is Bern’n, and no, it isn’t just our uncharacteristically warm weather…

John Angel knocks on doors in The Mission Hotel to canvass for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)
Mayor Breed defends Bloomberg’s LGBTQ record after calls for her to rescind endorsement

Mayor Breed defends Bloomberg’s LGBTQ record after calls for her to rescind endorsement

Transgender people are “he, she, or it” and “some guy in a…

Mayor Breed defends Bloomberg’s LGBTQ record after calls for her to rescind endorsement
City Attorney Dennis Herrera on Thursday announced new subpoenas including some targeting companies associated with permit expediter Walter Wong (right), seen here at an event with former Public Works head Mohammed Nuru (left). (Courtesy photo)

City Attorney targets permit expediter, developers in new round of subpoenas

San Francisco’s corruption scandal is the dumpster fire that keeps on giving…

City Attorney Dennis Herrera on Thursday announced new subpoenas including some targeting companies associated with permit expediter Walter Wong (right), seen here at an event with former Public Works head Mohammed Nuru (left). (Courtesy photo)
Study: Banning cars on Market had minimal effect on side streets

Study: Banning cars on Market had minimal effect on side streets

A traffic nightmare. Congestions madness. Carmageddon. Those were the fears voiced by…

Study: Banning cars on Market had minimal effect on side streets
‘I canceled my membership’ — customer backlash after Lyft hikes Bay Area bikeshare prices

‘I canceled my membership’ — customer backlash after Lyft hikes Bay Area bikeshare prices

Lyft announced a price hike and changes to its Bay Wheels bikeshare…

‘I canceled my membership’ — customer backlash after Lyft hikes Bay Area bikeshare prices
Tumlin apologizes after Muni subway suffers five breakdowns in three hours

Tumlin apologizes after Muni subway suffers five breakdowns in three hours

Agency working on fixes for aging train control system and cars

Tumlin apologizes after Muni subway suffers five breakdowns in three hours
Nuru corruption scandal prompts call to boost Ethics Commission budget

Nuru corruption scandal prompts call to boost Ethics Commission budget

Watchdog agency lacks staff, resources to carry out its duties

Nuru corruption scandal prompts call to boost Ethics Commission budget
Two suffer life-threatening injuries in Saturday traffic collisions

Two suffer life-threatening injuries in Saturday traffic collisions

Two people are struggling with life-threatening injuries after two separate traffic collisions…

Two suffer life-threatening injuries in Saturday traffic collisions
Mayor Breed may appear in Matrix 4

Mayor Breed may appear in Matrix 4

Mayor London Breed may soon enter the Matrix. Multiple sources confirmed to…

Mayor Breed may appear in Matrix 4
Assemblymember Rob Bonta’s bill is designed to reduce congestion on the Bay Bridge. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Lawmaker introduces legislation to kick off creation of Bay Bridge bus lane

Assemblymember Rob Bonta’ s placeholder bill would create ‘sustainable, efficient’ public transit

Assemblymember Rob Bonta’s bill is designed to reduce congestion on the Bay Bridge. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Nick Bovis, left, pictured with Mayor London Breed and Assemblymember David Chiu in 2018, may have paid an invoice for a campaign float for Breed.(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)                                Nick Bovis, owner of Lefty O’Doul’s Ballpark Buffet and Cafe, smiles after receiving certificates of recognition from Assemblymember David Chiu and a representative for State Senator Scott Wiener at the grand opening for the new restaurant on Jefferson Street in Fisherman’s Wharf on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Emails reveal another FBI suspect may have given Mayor Breed a gift

That payment, if completed, was not reported and may constitute an illegal gift.

Nick Bovis, left, pictured with Mayor London Breed and Assemblymember David Chiu in 2018, may have paid an invoice for a campaign float for Breed.(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)                                Nick Bovis, owner of Lefty O’Doul’s Ballpark Buffet and Cafe, smiles after receiving certificates of recognition from Assemblymember David Chiu and a representative for State Senator Scott Wiener at the grand opening for the new restaurant on Jefferson Street in Fisherman’s Wharf on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
New plan provides a road map to better transit for Bayview residents

New plan provides a road map to better transit for Bayview residents

SFMTA to review suite of 101 projects designed to improve community safety and access

New plan provides a road map to better transit for Bayview residents
Mayor London Breed speaks with Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new San Francisco Police Department facility for the department’s Forensic Services Division and motorcycle police on Evans Avenue in the Bayview District on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Breed admits prior romantic relationship with Nuru, acceptance of potentially illegal gift

Mayor London Breed just came clean about Mr. Clean. In a strange…

Mayor London Breed speaks with Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new San Francisco Police Department facility for the department’s Forensic Services Division and motorcycle police on Evans Avenue in the Bayview District on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)