Laura Dudnick

Officers inspect the scene where a large tree limb fell, seriously injuring a woman in San Francisco’s North Beach District on Aug. 12, 2016. (Jonah Owen Lamb/S.F. Examiner)

Family of woman hit by tree branch in SF park sues city

The family of a woman hit by a fallen tree branch in…

Officers inspect the scene where a large tree limb fell, seriously injuring a woman in San Francisco’s North Beach District on Aug. 12, 2016. (Jonah Owen Lamb/S.F. Examiner)
Authorities investigate an industrial accident at Cesar Chavez and Tennessee streets on Monday, November 21, 2016. (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)

Man dies in forklift accident in SF’s Dogpatch neighborhood

A man died in an industrial accident that involved a forklift Monday…

Authorities investigate an industrial accident at Cesar Chavez and Tennessee streets on Monday, November 21, 2016. (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)
An officer stands outside the Bayview Police Station during a rally in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, June 2, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFPD on ‘high alert’ after violent weekend for law enforcement

The San Francisco Police Department was on high alert Monday after what…

An officer stands outside the Bayview Police Station during a rally in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, June 2, 2016. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Authorities are investigating how a suspect drove away with a San Francisco fire battalion chief's SUV on Sunday night. (Anna Latino/2013 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Suspect arrested after stealing SF fire battalion chief’s truck

Police arrested a suspect who allegedly walked into a San Francisco fire…

Authorities are investigating how a suspect drove away with a San Francisco fire battalion chief's SUV on Sunday night. (Anna Latino/2013 Special to S.F. Examiner)
Chase Center, the Warriors’ highly anticipated waterfront arena in San Francisco, is on pace to open for the beginning of the 2019-20 NBA season. (Courtesy Chase Center)

Warriors arena plan back in court over effort to build in Mission Bay

Oral arguments are expected to be heard Wednesday in the appeal of…

Chase Center, the Warriors’ highly anticipated waterfront arena in San Francisco, is on pace to open for the beginning of the 2019-20 NBA season. (Courtesy Chase Center)
San Francisco's only handmade fortune cookie seller is set to gain Legacy Business status. (Courtesy photo)

Famous SF fortune cookie seller to gain legacy business status

If Golden Gate Fortune Cookies gave itself a fortune, it would read…

San Francisco's only handmade fortune cookie seller is set to gain Legacy Business status. (Courtesy photo)
Emergency personnel respond to Pier 96 on Friday, November 11, 2016. (Courtesy SFFD via Twitter)

UPDATE: 2 hospitalized, 26 ill in hazmat situation at SF Recology center

UPDATE 9:48 A.M. Fire officials said trash was the culprit that prompted…

Emergency personnel respond to Pier 96 on Friday, November 11, 2016. (Courtesy SFFD via Twitter)
Thousands of San Francisco high school students take to the streets to protest the President-elect Donald Trump, shutting down traffic on The City's busiest street Thursday, November 10, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

More than 1,000 SF students walk out of school in protest of Trump

More than 1,000 San Francisco Unified School District students walked out of…

Thousands of San Francisco high school students take to the streets to protest the President-elect Donald Trump, shutting down traffic on The City's busiest street Thursday, November 10, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom addresses the media in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, November 9, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Newsom: California has ‘unlimited potential’ for inclusivity

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday he is among those aghast at…

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom addresses the media in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, November 9, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Affordable housing projects won’t need three bids

Affordable housing projects on city-owned property will not need at least three…

Major SF redevelopment wins exemption from annual cap on new office space

A major development project in San Francisco’s southeast will be exempt from…

No new oversight for SF housing as Proposition M fails

San Francisco will likely not create a new commission to oversee the…

A woman looks at her phone at District 11 Supervisor Scott Wiener's election party at Beaux bar in San Francisco's Castro District on Tuesday Novmeber 8, 2016. (Aleah Fajardo/Special To S.F. Examiner)

UCSF study finds smartphone use impacts sleep

The more you use your smartphone, the less you sleep. That’s according…

A woman looks at her phone at District 11 Supervisor Scott Wiener's election party at Beaux bar in San Francisco's Castro District on Tuesday Novmeber 8, 2016. (Aleah Fajardo/Special To S.F. Examiner)

Voters reject effort to increase income eligibility for affordable housing

An effort to raise the income eligibility for below-market-rate housing in San…

Voters support reallocation of funds for affordable housing

San Francisco voters Tuesday appear to have supported the reallocation of millions…

(Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner file photo)

Judge declines to issue preliminary injunction against SF’s tighter new rules for Airbnb

A federal judge on Tuesday declined to issue a preliminary injunction against…

(Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner file photo)
An informational hearing is scheduled for Thursday's Planning Commission meeting on the planned Pier 70 mixed-use development. (Courtesy Port of San Francisco)

Pier 70 update to make a splash at Planning Commission meeting

An update on the planned mixed-use development at Pier 70 will be…

An informational hearing is scheduled for Thursday's Planning Commission meeting on the planned Pier 70 mixed-use development. (Courtesy Port of San Francisco)
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Which SF neighborhood has the Bay Area’s highest average home sales price?

No doubt about it, buying a home in San Francisco is expensive.…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Housing units are under construction in Mission Bay. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF’s inclusionary housing rates look for ‘sweet spot’

San Francisco needs more affordable housing, but how much should be mandated…

Housing units are under construction in Mission Bay. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Voters will be asked in November if the site of the Hunters Point Shipyard and Candlestick Point, above, can be exempt from a restriction on developing office space. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

Voters could waive SF’s new office limit for Shipyard, Candlestick Point development

San Francisco voters will be asked in November whether to exempt a…

Voters will be asked in November if the site of the Hunters Point Shipyard and Candlestick Point, above, can be exempt from a restriction on developing office space. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)