Laura Dudnick

San Francisco's latest sea lion attack occurred Thursday morning at Aquatic Park. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

Woman bitten by sea lion while swimming at Aquatic Park

A woman was bitten by a sea lion while swimming at Aquatic…

San Francisco's latest sea lion attack occurred Thursday morning at Aquatic Park. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)
A group of people wait in the rain to ride the trolley up Powell Street in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, November 10, 2017. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF enduring biggest rainstorm in nearly a year

Rain will continue to fall in San Francisco at least through Tuesday,…

A group of people wait in the rain to ride the trolley up Powell Street in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, November 10, 2017. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)
(Courtesy USGS)

Earthquake rattles Bay Area early Thursday morning

UPDATE 9 A.M.: San Francisco emergency officials are reminding residents to always…

(Courtesy USGS)
In 2016, construction jobs were the second-fastest growing employment sector in San Francisco, according to The City’s “2016 Commerce and Industry Inventory” report. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF job growth steadily climbs, but housing demand can’t keep up

San Francisco continued to enjoy a strong economy last year, growing both…

In 2016, construction jobs were the second-fastest growing employment sector in San Francisco, according to The City’s “2016 Commerce and Industry Inventory” report. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A dock can be seen next to Hyde St. Pier in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, November 13, 2017. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Swimmer bitten by seal or sea lion in San Francisco Bay

A swimmer was apparently bitten by a seal or sea lion in…

A dock can be seen next to Hyde St. Pier in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, November 13, 2017. (Daniel Kim/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mayor Ed Lee smiles during the grand opening of the Merit Center at San Francisco’s Juvenille Justice Center on Nov. 15, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

In his own words: Ed Lee took ‘a lot of pride’ in serving San Francisco

Before I became an editor at the San Francisco Examiner, I spent…

Mayor Ed Lee smiles during the grand opening of the Merit Center at San Francisco’s Juvenille Justice Center on Nov. 15, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Passengers board an Alcatraz Cruises ship on Thursday at Pier 33 in San Francisco, Calif. October 17, 2013. (Evan DuCharme/2013 S.F. Examiner)

Ferry rescues passengers from sinking boat near Alcatraz Island

A ferry rescued 10 people from a sinking boat in San Francisco…

Passengers board an Alcatraz Cruises ship on Thursday at Pier 33 in San Francisco, Calif. October 17, 2013. (Evan DuCharme/2013 S.F. Examiner)
California Highway Patrol officers rescued a small kitten that was stuck in the middle of the Golden Gate Bridge on Saturday. (Courtesy CHP via Facebook)

CHP rescues kitten stuck in Golden Gate Bridge median

A kitten rescued from the middle of the Golden Gate Bridge on…

California Highway Patrol officers rescued a small kitten that was stuck in the middle of the Golden Gate Bridge on Saturday. (Courtesy CHP via Facebook)

Teenage girl falls off cliff to her death at Lands End

A teenage girl died after she fell off a cliff and into…

Teenage girl who died after falling off cliff at Lands End is ID’d

A 17-year-old girl who died after she fell off a cliff and…

Emergency personnel at the scene of a shooting near a UPS facility at 17th and Vermont streets on Wednesday morning. (Sarah Beth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Four dead, including suspect, in shooting at UPS facility in Potrero Hill

Four people have died, including the suspect, and at least seven more…

Emergency personnel at the scene of a shooting near a UPS facility at 17th and Vermont streets on Wednesday morning. (Sarah Beth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Two San Francisco police officers were taken to a hospital Friday night following a rollover crash near Ocean Beach. (Laura Dudnick/S.F. Examiner)

Two SFPD officers injured in rollover crash near Ocean Beach

Two San Francisco police officers were injured in a rollover crash near…

Two San Francisco police officers were taken to a hospital Friday night following a rollover crash near Ocean Beach. (Laura Dudnick/S.F. Examiner)
A wayward juvenile sea lion was rescued near Great Highway in San Francisco on Monday morning. (Photo courtesy Sachi Cunningham)

Wayward sea lion rescued near Great Highway

Animal officials rescued a wayward juvenile California sea lion that had somehow…

A wayward juvenile sea lion was rescued near Great Highway in San Francisco on Monday morning. (Photo courtesy Sachi Cunningham)
Uulu the polar bear. (Courtesy Marianne Hale)

SF Zoo’s only polar bear dies

The beloved polar bear "Uulu," one of the oldest polar bears in…

Uulu the polar bear. (Courtesy Marianne Hale)

Woman dragged off Muni bus, robbed in Western Addition

A woman was dragged off of a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus…

(From left to right) Moses Richards and Caldin Johnson, Downtown Streets Team members, hold containers filled with approximately 50 needles that the street team collected from the ground and grass along Market Street in San Francisco on Thursday, March 17, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF looks to create task force examining safe injection sites

San Francisco is set to explore whether opening a facility that allows…

(From left to right) Moses Richards and Caldin Johnson, Downtown Streets Team members, hold containers filled with approximately 50 needles that the street team collected from the ground and grass along Market Street in San Francisco on Thursday, March 17, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Gilbert Baker. (Courtesy Cleve Jones via Facebook)

Gilbert Baker, creator of the rainbow flag, dies at 65

Gilbert Baker, who created the rainbow flag that became an international symbol…

Gilbert Baker. (Courtesy Cleve Jones via Facebook)
Officers shut down Market Street at Powell Street in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, March 27, 2017, while investigating a suspicious bag. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Market Street briefly shut down after report of suspicious bag

Police briefly shut down Market Street between Fourth and Fifth streets on…

Officers shut down Market Street at Powell Street in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, March 27, 2017, while investigating a suspicious bag. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

UPDATE: BART service restored between Oakland, SF

BART service has resumed between San Francisco and the East Bay Monday…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Rain over San Francisco Saturday morning, March 4, 2017. (Courtesy NWS Bay Area via CastroCam.net)

Two storms set to hit Bay Area this weekend

Bay Area rivers are expected to stay within their banks when rain…

Rain over San Francisco Saturday morning, March 4, 2017. (Courtesy NWS Bay Area via CastroCam.net)