Laura Dudnick

Various recyclables move through the line on the newly upgraded recycling system at Recology’s Recycle Central on Pier 96 in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, November 16, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Legislation aims to legalize mobile recycling centers in SF

Mobile recycling centers would become legal in San Francisco under legislation introduced…

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

SF water officials confident in ability of Hetch Hetchy spillway

Even though the source of most of San Francisco’s drinking water, the…

Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. (Dan Schreiber/S.F. Examiner file photo)
A Mercy Housing California site at 280 Beale St. is one of three units developed last year under the Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure. Six of the available 69 affordable units at the site were filled with people who hold a certificate of preference. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Final SF inclusionary housing report recommends split requirements for rentals, for-sale properties

San Francisco is moving closer to establishing new affordable housing requirements in…

A Mercy Housing California site at 280 Beale St. is one of three units developed last year under the Office of Community Investment and Infrastructure. Six of the available 69 affordable units at the site were filled with people who hold a certificate of preference. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
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USGS study finds most California beaches eroded more than ever before last winter

Most beaches in California eroded beyond historical extremes this past winter amid…

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Historic Preservation Commission to receive update on SF’s legacy business program

The Historic Preservation Commission this week is set to receive an update…

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Mayor Ed Lee meets with UCSF staff on Monday before signing a document authorizing Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital to move forward with a $188 million research academic building. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Lee, UCSF tout planned research facility at SF General

City leaders on Monday celebrated the planned new research facility at Zuckerberg…

Mayor Ed Lee meets with UCSF staff on Monday before signing a document authorizing Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital to move forward with a $188 million research academic building. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
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SF sues gun suppliers for illegally selling high-ammo ‘repair kits’

San Francisco is suing five online gun equipment suppliers for allegedly selling…

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(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Overnight storm drenches SF

An overnight storm that's expected to last through Tuesday drenched San Francisco…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Lefty O’Doul’s has been a Union Square staple for decades. (Gabrielle Lurie/2015 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Lefty O’Doul’s plans final party Wednesday night ahead of closure

This week marks the bottom of the ninth inning for Lefty O’Doul’s…

Lefty O’Doul’s has been a Union Square staple for decades. (Gabrielle Lurie/2015 Special to S.F. Examiner)
Police investigate the scene of a homicide at Mission and Excelsior streets on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. (Laura Dudnick/S.F. Examiner)

Two men killed in separate daytime homicides Sunday in SF

San Francisco police are searching for suspects in connection with two homicides…

Police investigate the scene of a homicide at Mission and Excelsior streets on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. (Laura Dudnick/S.F. Examiner)
Health officials earlier this month presented a draft policy to the Health Commission for patients and doctors in

SF establishing local policy to align with new ‘aid in dying’ state law

San Francisco health officials are developing a city policy to comply with…

Health officials earlier this month presented a draft policy to the Health Commission for patients and doctors in
(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Two injured in Mission District shooting

Two men were injured in a shooting in the Mission District on…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A group home dubbed a "millennial commune" at 860 Fell St.  has been issued a notice of enforcement by the Planning Department for operating without a proper permit. (Courtesy Chateau Ubuntu)

SF issues violation notice for ‘millennial commune’ near Alamo Square

A community home that caters to millennials and keeps a tally of…

A group home dubbed a "millennial commune" at 860 Fell St.  has been issued a notice of enforcement by the Planning Department for operating without a proper permit. (Courtesy Chateau Ubuntu)
A research facility is planned at San Francisco General Hospital atop the parking lot of the former trauma center. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

SF to consider lease for new UCSF research building

UC San Francisco is poised to move a step closer this week…

A research facility is planned at San Francisco General Hospital atop the parking lot of the former trauma center. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)
(Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

A timeline of CCSF’s accreditation battle

City College of San Francisco’s accreditor announced Friday that the college will…

(Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

UPDATE: Firefighter injured battling one-alarm blaze in Richmond District

UPDATE: 9:52 A.M.: One firefighter suffered minor burns battling a a one-alarm…

(Aleah Fajardo/Special To S.F. Examiner)

SF’s first dry days of 2017 expected this weekend as rain eases up

San Francisco could see its first dry days of the year this…

(Aleah Fajardo/Special To S.F. Examiner)
A crab fishing boat sits in the harbor along Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, March 9, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Dungeness crab fishermen set to return to waters this weekend

Dungeness crab fishermen in the Bay Area plan to return to the…

A crab fishing boat sits in the harbor along Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, March 9, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
City officials said Tuesday that George Lucas will not build his museum in San Francisco, ending months of speculation as to where the museum will open. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Lucas to build art museum in LA, not SF

“Star Wars” creator George Lucas will not build his art museum in…

City officials said Tuesday that George Lucas will not build his museum in San Francisco, ending months of speculation as to where the museum will open. (S.F. Examiner file photo)
The SFPUC is set to vote Tuesday on new water restrictions that would be implemented should the state face another serious drought. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

SF considering new water restrictions during droughts

San Francisco may still be damp from its recent rainstorm, but that…

The SFPUC is set to vote Tuesday on new water restrictions that would be implemented should the state face another serious drought. (S.F. Examiner file photo)