Laura Dudnick

A conceptual rendering of Ocean Beach. (Courtesy SPUR)

Renderings released of design concepts for Ocean Beach

Urban thinktank SPUR has released renderings of two main areas of Ocean…

A conceptual rendering of Ocean Beach. (Courtesy SPUR)
Tea purchased by the first patient who was poisoned by Aconite earlier this year. (Courtesy San Francisco Health Department)

Woman dies after drinking poisonous tea from Chinatown shop

One of two people hospitalized after drinking herbal tea laced with Aconite,…

Tea purchased by the first patient who was poisoned by Aconite earlier this year. (Courtesy San Francisco Health Department)
A family watches dozens of sunbathing sea lions in February at San Francisco’s Pier 39. The beloved destination on The Embarcadero turns 39 this year. (James Chan/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Waterfront ‘anchor’ Pier 39 celebrates 39th anniversary

When Sal Chiavino, owner of the longtime San Francisco eatery Swiss Louis…

A family watches dozens of sunbathing sea lions in February at San Francisco’s Pier 39. The beloved destination on The Embarcadero turns 39 this year. (James Chan/Special to S.F. Examiner)
(Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

SF releases first major street tree census

San Francisco will have to care for nearly 125,000 street trees come…

(Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)
The Hastings Tower is seen on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

UC Hastings investigating apparent act of anti-Semitism on campus

UC Hastings is investigating an apparent act of anti-Semitism that occurred on…

The Hastings Tower is seen on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The Port of San Francisco is looking for a new restaurant to open at Pier 33. (Courtesy Google Maps)

SF Port puts out call for ‘casual,’ ‘family-friendly’ restaurant at Pier 33

The Port of San Francisco is looking for a "casual, affordable, family-friendly…

The Port of San Francisco is looking for a new restaurant to open at Pier 33. (Courtesy Google Maps)
Tea purchased by the first patient who was poisoned by Aconite earlier this year. (Courtesy San Francisco Health Department)

2 SF residents hospitalized after drinking herbal tea from Chinatown shop

Two San Francisco residents became critically ill and were hospitalized after drinking…

Tea purchased by the first patient who was poisoned by Aconite earlier this year. (Courtesy San Francisco Health Department)
Firefighters doused a van fire on Grant Avenue in Chinatown on Thursday, March 9, 2017. (Courtesy Pam O'Connor)

Firefighters douse van fire in Chinatown

Firefighters extinguished a fire that torched a van in Chinatown on Thursday.…

Firefighters doused a van fire on Grant Avenue in Chinatown on Thursday, March 9, 2017. (Courtesy Pam O'Connor)
(Photo courtesy Speakeasy Ales & Lagers)

Speakeasy brewery halts operation in SF

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers announced Friday that it has indefinitely ceased brewing,…

(Photo courtesy Speakeasy Ales & Lagers)
Matthew Ho booking photo. (Courtesy SFPD)

SFPD arrests attempted robber who smashed jewelry store display cases

San Francisco police have arrested a man suspected of barging into a…

Matthew Ho booking photo. (Courtesy SFPD)

UPDATE: Firefighters control 1-alarm blaze in Visitacion Valley

UPDATE 10:38 A.M.: Firefighters controlled a one-alarm blaze at a home in…

(Photo courtesy S.F. Examiner Archive)

Sourdough staple Boudin Bakery to receive slice of Legacy Business Program

Longtime San Francisco sourdough staple Boudin Bakery is among the latest local…

(Photo courtesy S.F. Examiner Archive)
The famous April 19, 1906, newspaper published by three San Francisco newspapers — including the Examiner — is for sale on eBay. (Courtesy photo)

Famous SF newspaper after 1906 quake available for $525

Extra! Extra! Actually, maybe not. A single copy of the famous newspaper…

The famous April 19, 1906, newspaper published by three San Francisco newspapers — including the Examiner — is for sale on eBay. (Courtesy photo)
Nearly 75 percent of California was no longer considered in a drought as of this week, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. (Courtesy U.S. Drought Monitor)

Nearly 75% of California no longer in a drought

Thanks largely to the wet winter, three-fourths of California is no longer…

Nearly 75 percent of California was no longer considered in a drought as of this week, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. (Courtesy U.S. Drought Monitor)
Police are asking the public to help identify an attempted robbery suspect in San Francisco last month. (Courtesy SFPD)

SFPD seeks help ID’ing attempted jewelry store robber

San Francisco police are asking for the public's help identifying an attempted…

Police are asking the public to help identify an attempted robbery suspect in San Francisco last month. (Courtesy SFPD)
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Five injured in 4-car crash on Hwy 280 in SF

Five people were injured, two critically, in a four-vehicle collision on a…

(Courtesy photo)
Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. (Dan Schreiber/S.F. Examiner file photo)

SF shares latest dam information in wake of Lake Oroville crisis

In the wake of the Lake Oroville emergency that saw tens of…

Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. (Dan Schreiber/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Various recyclables move through the line on the  recycling system at Recology’s Recycle Central on Pier 96 in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, November 16, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Man found ‘crushed,’ conscious in recycling at Pier 96 facility

A man who presumably climbed into a dumpster for shelter was found…

Various recyclables move through the line on the  recycling system at Recology’s Recycle Central on Pier 96 in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, November 16, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Green Apple Books is one of 70 local businesses designated as a legacy business in San Francisco. (Courtesy Mark Pritchard/Flickr)

SF working out kinks of Legacy Business Program

Escape from New York Pizza. Green Apple Books. Zeitgeist. While the names…

Green Apple Books is one of 70 local businesses designated as a legacy business in San Francisco. (Courtesy Mark Pritchard/Flickr)
Anthony Ray, 29, booking photo. (Courtesy SFPD)

Alleged gang member arrested in connection with Muni shooting

Police have arrested a 29-year-old alleged gang member in connection with a…

Anthony Ray, 29, booking photo. (Courtesy SFPD)