Kevin N. Hume

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy waves his cap in salute to fans at the start of his final season before the game against the Tampa Bay Rays in the opening home game of the 2019 season at Oracle Park on Friday, April 5, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco: The year in photos in 2019

Mayor London Breed was shouted down by residents opposing the opening of…

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy waves his cap in salute to fans at the start of his final season before the game against the Tampa Bay Rays in the opening home game of the 2019 season at Oracle Park on Friday, April 5, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Parents and children stand in line at a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Fillmore families turn out for Christmas tree, toy giveaway

Less fortunate families from the Western Addition turned out to the Fillmore…

Parents and children stand in line at a Christmas tree and toy giveaway at Fillmore and Turk Mini Park on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Protesters block the intersection of Beale and Market streets near PG&E headquarters in downtown SF to call on Gov. Gavin Newsom to turn the company into a public utility on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Protesters block traffic, entrances outside PG&E headquarters

Dozens of activists blocked the entrances to PG&E’s corporate headquarters in downtown…

Protesters block the intersection of Beale and Market streets near PG&E headquarters in downtown SF to call on Gov. Gavin Newsom to turn the company into a public utility on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
City College of San Francisco student Irving Rivera holds a sign as he speaks during public comment about cuts to classes, particularly those for older adults, during a meeting of the CCSF Board of Trustees on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

CCSF older adult students speak out against class cuts

Instructors and students of the older adult program at City College of…

City College of San Francisco student Irving Rivera holds a sign as he speaks during public comment about cuts to classes, particularly those for older adults, during a meeting of the CCSF Board of Trustees on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Jamie Minden, 16, of Mountain View holds a sign as young climate protesters demonstrate outside the SF headquarters of BlackRock, an investment management corporation, to urge the corporation to divest its funds from fossil fuel companies on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Climate protesters demonstrate outside BlackRock SF headquarters

Hundreds of young people, along with adult allies, gathered to protest outside…

Jamie Minden, 16, of Mountain View holds a sign as young climate protesters demonstrate outside the SF headquarters of BlackRock, an investment management corporation, to urge the corporation to divest its funds from fossil fuel companies on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Richmond District residents rally at Civic Center Park to support Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer and oppose the recall effort started against her on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Supporters rally to oppose recall effort against Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer

Richmond District residents and supporters of Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer gathered at…

Richmond District residents rally at Civic Center Park to support Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer and oppose the recall effort started against her on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Daren Garshelis with Bay Resistance speaks as protesters demonstrate outside the Salesforce Dreamforce conference at Moscone Center to urge attendees to push the company to drop its contract with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Protesters demonstrate against Salesforce outside Dreamforce conference

Immigrants rights advocates with Bay Resistance, Coalition to Close the Concentration Camps…

Daren Garshelis with Bay Resistance speaks as protesters demonstrate outside the Salesforce Dreamforce conference at Moscone Center to urge attendees to push the company to drop its contract with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Children with the Presidio Early Education School walk alongside Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other officials after tossing buckets of dirt as part of a “ground making” ceremony for the future Presidio Tunnel Tops park on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Work begins on future Presidio Tunnel Tops park

14-acre site to include gardens, walkways and recreational areas

Children with the Presidio Early Education School walk alongside Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other officials after tossing buckets of dirt as part of a “ground making” ceremony for the future Presidio Tunnel Tops park on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People grab food early at the traditional Election Day luncheon at John’s Grill on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Scenes from Election Day luncheon

Politicos of all backgrounds gathered to eat, drink and chat at the…

People grab food early at the traditional Election Day luncheon at John’s Grill on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Kindergarten teacher Tihoot Terrefe speaks with her students about earthquake preparedness as they take part in the Great California ShakeOut at Rosa Parks Elementary School on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor, safety officials join students for Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill

Mayor London Breed and City safety leaders joined students in teacher Tihoot…

Kindergarten teacher Tihoot Terrefe speaks with her students about earthquake preparedness as they take part in the Great California ShakeOut at Rosa Parks Elementary School on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A collapsed building and burned area at Beach and Divisadero streets in the Marina District following the Oct. 17, 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. (Courtesy U.S. Geological Survey)

A look back at the chaos, coverage of Loma Prieta earthquake

Thirty years after the ground shook for 15 seconds, take a look…

A collapsed building and burned area at Beach and Divisadero streets in the Marina District following the Oct. 17, 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. (Courtesy U.S. Geological Survey)
Heather Carranza of San Francisco carries signs as Immigrants rights groups gather to demonstrate against Google and other tech companies, calling on them to cease all ties with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol to honor Indigenous People’s Day on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Immigrants rights groups protest tech companies on Indigenous People’s Day

Immigrants rights groups marched to Google’s San Francisco headquarters, and planned to…

Heather Carranza of San Francisco carries signs as Immigrants rights groups gather to demonstrate against Google and other tech companies, calling on them to cease all ties with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol to honor Indigenous People’s Day on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels flight team perform an upside down formation during the Fleet Week Air Show near Marina Green on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Fleet Week Air Show roars over SF skies

Planes dipped, dived and soared over San Francisco Bay to the delight…

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels flight team perform an upside down formation during the Fleet Week Air Show near Marina Green on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
St. Paul and the Broken Bones perform to close out the Banjo Stage on day one of the 19th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival at Golden Gate Park on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Scenes from day one of Hardly Strictly

Despite higher security measures, spirits were high on day one of the…

St. Paul and the Broken Bones perform to close out the Banjo Stage on day one of the 19th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival at Golden Gate Park on Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People make their way into the 36th annual Folsom Street Fair on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Scenes from 2019 Folsom Street Fair

Thousands of leather enthusiasts flocked to the South of Market neighborhood for…

People make their way into the 36th annual Folsom Street Fair on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Thousands of students march down Market Street to participate in the global Youth Climate Strike on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Youth flood Market Street to demand climate action

Thousands of young people chanted as they marched down Market Street to…

Thousands of students march down Market Street to participate in the global Youth Climate Strike on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Health care workers and supporters stage a demonstration at a meeting of the SF Health Commission to ask the commission to keep the Adult Residential Facility open for mental health patients at Zuckerberg SF General Hospital on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Health Commission meeting shut down following demonstration over mental health beds

Health care workers and supporters of mental health patients staged a demonstration…

Health care workers and supporters stage a demonstration at a meeting of the SF Health Commission to ask the commission to keep the Adult Residential Facility open for mental health patients at Zuckerberg SF General Hospital on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Protesters demonstrate outside a public housing development as U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson visits with residents in the Potrero Terrace and Potrero Annex on Connecticut Street on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

HUD Secretary’s visit to public housing site draws protesters

Protesters demonstrated outside a public housing development in Potrero Hill as U.S.…

Protesters demonstrate outside a public housing development as U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson visits with residents in the Potrero Terrace and Potrero Annex on Connecticut Street on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Protesters block the intersection of Golden Gate Avenue and Leavenworth Street to demand greater safety for pedestrians in the Tenderloin following numerous pedestrian injuries and deaths on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Protesters block Tenderloin intersection to demand greater protection for pedestrians

Protesters blocked the intersection of Golden Gate Avenue and Leavenworth Street, the…

Protesters block the intersection of Golden Gate Avenue and Leavenworth Street to demand greater safety for pedestrians in the Tenderloin following numerous pedestrian injuries and deaths on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The Golden State Warriors hold the official opening for Chase Center arena on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors celebrate Chase Center arena, “Seeing Spheres” art installation opening

The Golden State Warriors celebrated the official opening of Chase Center arena…

The Golden State Warriors hold the official opening for Chase Center arena on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)