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A view of the Golden State Warriors’ new Chase Center arena from the “Thrive City” plaza along Third Street during a media tour on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Photo slideshow: Warriors show off brand new Chase Center

The Golden State Warriors opened up their new crown jewel, Chase Center…

A view of the Golden State Warriors’ new Chase Center arena from the “Thrive City” plaza along Third Street during a media tour on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Protesters demonstrate outside The InterContinental hotel, where Speaker Nancy Pelosi was receiving a Lifetime Achievement award from the SF Democratic Party, in the South of Market neighborhood on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Protesters urge Speaker Pelosi to impeach President Trump

Protesters gathered outside The InterContinental hotel in SoMa, where Speaker of the…

Protesters demonstrate outside The InterContinental hotel, where Speaker Nancy Pelosi was receiving a Lifetime Achievement award from the SF Democratic Party, in the South of Market neighborhood on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Kindergarten students head in for their first day of the 2019-2020 school year at Starr King Elementary School on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor, school officials welcome students to first day of school

Mayor London Breed and Assemblymember David Chiu joined school district officials to…

Kindergarten students head in for their first day of the 2019-2020 school year at Starr King Elementary School on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People gather to celebrate the opening of the Exploratorium’s Middle Ground public installation outside the SF Main Public Library at Civic Center on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor, Exploratorium officials gather to celebrate opening of “Middle Ground” installation

Mayor London Breed gathered alongside Exploratorium officials to celebrate the opening of…

People gather to celebrate the opening of the Exploratorium’s Middle Ground public installation outside the SF Main Public Library at Civic Center on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Fans walk toward the Lands End stage near the end of day 3 of the 2019 Outside Lands Music Festival at Golden Gate Park on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Highlights from final day of Outside Lands

Thousands of fans enjoyed a full day of sun, fun and music…

Fans walk toward the Lands End stage near the end of day 3 of the 2019 Outside Lands Music Festival at Golden Gate Park on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Festival goers dance as they walk near the windmill on day 2 of the 2019 Outside Lands Music Festival at Golden Gate Park on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Outside Lands Day 2 sights and scenes

A misty fog didn’t dampen the spirits of thousands of fans on…

Festival goers dance as they walk near the windmill on day 2 of the 2019 Outside Lands Music Festival at Golden Gate Park on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The iconic Outside Lands windmills on Friday, August 9, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Scenes from Day 1 of 2019 Outside Lands Music Festival

Thousands filled Golden Gate Park for music, food and culture on day…

The iconic Outside Lands windmills on Friday, August 9, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A figure of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte with arms in the shape of a swastika is displayed as Filipino activist groups demonstrate outside the Philippine Consulate on Sutter Street to protest the Duterte regime on Monday, July 22, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Filipino groups demonstrate outside Philippine Consulate over Duterte regime

Dozens of activists with the Malaya Movement Northern California and other local…

A figure of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte with arms in the shape of a swastika is displayed as Filipino activist groups demonstrate outside the Philippine Consulate on Sutter Street to protest the Duterte regime on Monday, July 22, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A man plays one of two pianos set up at the Garden of Fragrance at the SF Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park on the first day of the fifth annual Flower Piano event on Thursday, July 11, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Pianos return to SF Botanical Garden for Flower Piano event

The tinkling of pianos could be heard throughout the San Francisco Botanical…

A man plays one of two pianos set up at the Garden of Fragrance at the SF Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park on the first day of the fifth annual Flower Piano event on Thursday, July 11, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The empty gondola descends from Salesforce Park atop the Salesforce Transit Center back to street level as it debuts during the transit center’s reopening to the public after a nine-month closure on Monday, July 1, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Salesforce Transit Center quietly reopens after nearly 10-month closure

Park and gondola are open to the public but buses have yet to arrive

The empty gondola descends from Salesforce Park atop the Salesforce Transit Center back to street level as it debuts during the transit center’s reopening to the public after a nine-month closure on Monday, July 1, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Mayor London Breed, center, along with city and community officials, takes part in a groundbreaking ceremony for Eagle Plaza, a focal point of the new Leather and LGBTQ Cultural District, at 12th and Harrison streets in the South of Market neighborhood on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Officials, community celebrate groundbreaking at Eagle Plaza

Open space to serve as focal point for Leather and LGBTQ Cultural District

Mayor London Breed, center, along with city and community officials, takes part in a groundbreaking ceremony for Eagle Plaza, a focal point of the new Leather and LGBTQ Cultural District, at 12th and Harrison streets in the South of Market neighborhood on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Raptors defeat Warriors in NBA Finals in last game at Oracle

Raptors defeat Warriors in NBA Finals in last game at Oracle

The Golden State Warriors fought valiantly but came up short, losing 114-110…

Raptors defeat Warriors in NBA Finals in last game at Oracle
A large Rainbow Pride Flag flies over the apartment building at 324 Larkin St. in the Tenderloin before a ceremony renaming the building to the “Gilbert Baker Rainbow Flag Apartments” on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Baker, an artist and gay rights activist who died in 2017, designed the Rainbow Flag as a symbol for the LGBTQ community in San Francisco in 1978. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Building renamed to honor artist who designed Rainbow Pride Flag

Mayor London Breed joined members of the LGBTQ community to celebrate the…

A large Rainbow Pride Flag flies over the apartment building at 324 Larkin St. in the Tenderloin before a ceremony renaming the building to the “Gilbert Baker Rainbow Flag Apartments” on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Baker, an artist and gay rights activist who died in 2017, designed the Rainbow Flag as a symbol for the LGBTQ community in San Francisco in 1978. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)