Laura Dudnick

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Potential for largest-ever CSU strike advances

California State University faculty are legally allowed to strike next month if…

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San Francisco General Hospital is looking to revamp its cafeteria’s menu to improve its food and better serve patients’ needs. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF General Hospital looks to revamp cafeteria experience

Hospital cafeterias traditionally aren’t considered a gourmet dining experience, but that will…

San Francisco General Hospital is looking to revamp its cafeteria’s menu to improve its food and better serve patients’ needs. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Teatro ZinZanni and its famed Spiegel tent are exploring the possibility of returning to San Francisco’s waterfront. (Courtesy Michael Craft)

SF planners question second act for historic Teatro ZinZanni tent

San Francisco planners are hesitant to let the much-beloved Teatro ZinZanni tent…

Teatro ZinZanni and its famed Spiegel tent are exploring the possibility of returning to San Francisco’s waterfront. (Courtesy Michael Craft)
An amendment to San Francisco's administrative code could prevent educators from certain no-fault evictions during the school year. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

Teachers could be exempt from no-fault evictions during school year

Evicting teachers who live and work in San Francisco for reasons beyond…

An amendment to San Francisco's administrative code could prevent educators from certain no-fault evictions during the school year. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)
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More violations found in Academy of Art buildings

The process of determining how to bring all 40 buildings in San…

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The City’s plan for waterfront development, right, addresses sea level rise with three approaches: Accommodate, protect and retreat.  (Courtesy S.F. planning)

SF aligns planning for sea level rise with waterfront development

San Francisco is looking to incorporate the threat of sea level rise…

The City’s plan for waterfront development, right, addresses sea level rise with three approaches: Accommodate, protect and retreat.  (Courtesy S.F. planning)
After residents voiced concerns about safety at Excelsior Playground, Rec and Park responded with repairs and safety measures.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Excelsior Playground sees improvements after rat infestation, attempted break-in at clubhouse

The hole where a rat chewed through a bathroom door into the…

After residents voiced concerns about safety at Excelsior Playground, Rec and Park responded with repairs and safety measures.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF confirms its first case of Zika virus

A San Francisco resident has tested positive for the Zika virus that’s…

Following the demolition of Candlestick Park in July, pictured, development giant Lennar Urban is seeking The City’s approval to construct a new neighborhood that includes housing, retail space, offices and two large-scale venues. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

Planning Commission to consider changes to Candlestick Point development

The first major changes to a development agreement for Candlestick Point are…

Following the demolition of Candlestick Park in July, pictured, development giant Lennar Urban is seeking The City’s approval to construct a new neighborhood that includes housing, retail space, offices and two large-scale venues. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)
Larry Muraoka sweeps his rug and collects his belongings as San Francisco Department of Public Works crews and San Francisco police sweep the homeless encampment along Division Street in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, March 1, 2016. (Jessica Christian/ S.F. Examiner)

Crews implement largest cleanup yet of encampment along Division Street

Public works crews early Tuesday morning began the largest cleanup to date…

Larry Muraoka sweeps his rug and collects his belongings as San Francisco Department of Public Works crews and San Francisco police sweep the homeless encampment along Division Street in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, March 1, 2016. (Jessica Christian/ S.F. Examiner)
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Affordable Housing Bonus Program heads to supes for approval

A program that aims to incentivize more below-market-rate housing in new developments…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
A change to The City’s Affordable Housing Bonus Program aims to incentivize more below-market-rate housing built in exchange for allowing taller or denser buildings. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner0

Planning Commission questions site eligibility for Affordable Housing Bonus Program

The Planning Commission late Thursday night continued to question a proposed program…

A change to The City’s Affordable Housing Bonus Program aims to incentivize more below-market-rate housing built in exchange for allowing taller or denser buildings. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner0
Students at San Francisco State University gather on Tuesday to organize a list of demands to present to university president Leslie Wong regarding purported cuts in funding for the College of Ethnic Studies. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFSU pledges to maintain funding for College of Ethnic Studies

San Francisco State University’s College of Ethnic Studies is not expected to…

Students at San Francisco State University gather on Tuesday to organize a list of demands to present to university president Leslie Wong regarding purported cuts in funding for the College of Ethnic Studies. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
City College of San Francisco. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

CCSF faculty union to hold strike authorization vote

City College of San Francisco’s faculty union will vote next week whether…

City College of San Francisco. (S.F. Examiner file photo)
Students at San Francisco State University gather on Tuesday to organize a list of demands to present to university president Leslie Wong regarding purported cuts in funding for the College of Ethnic Studies. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFSU’s College of Ethnic Studies faces possible cuts

San Francisco State University’s nationally celebrated College of Ethnic Studies could lose…

Students at San Francisco State University gather on Tuesday to organize a list of demands to present to university president Leslie Wong regarding purported cuts in funding for the College of Ethnic Studies. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Wellness Center at Willie Brown Middle School. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD board OK’s distribution of condoms at middle schools

San Francisco's public middle schools will begin distributing condoms to students as…

The Wellness Center at Willie Brown Middle School. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
A change to The City’s Affordable Housing Bonus Program aims to incentivize more below-market-rate housing built in exchange for allowing taller or denser buildings. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner0

Latest version of Affordable Housing Bonus Program exempts projects that demolish any housing

City planners have further amended elements of a proposed program that aims…

A change to The City’s Affordable Housing Bonus Program aims to incentivize more below-market-rate housing built in exchange for allowing taller or denser buildings. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner0
One Henry Adams, two six-story buildings with retail space in the historic Showplace Square neighborhood, is scheduled for completion in the fall. (Courtesy Claudine Gossett Photography)

New apartments coming to Design District as part of mixed-use trend

Residents of 241 apartments set to come online in San Francisco later…

One Henry Adams, two six-story buildings with retail space in the historic Showplace Square neighborhood, is scheduled for completion in the fall. (Courtesy Claudine Gossett Photography)
The front of Sullivan’s Funeral Home, located at 2254 Market St. The Sullivan’s Funeral Home has been providing funerals and cremation services for families in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1924. Thursday, February 18, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Funeral homes a dying breed in SF as development moves in

San Francisco is becoming a ghost town for funeral homes. One of…

The front of Sullivan’s Funeral Home, located at 2254 Market St. The Sullivan’s Funeral Home has been providing funerals and cremation services for families in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1924. Thursday, February 18, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
The temporary homeless shelter at Pier 80, which previously housed Oracle Team USA during the America’s Cup in 2013, opened Feb. 5 and consists of 150 beds. (Nashelly Chavez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF hopes to fill Pier 80 homeless shelter ahead of rainstorm

City leaders are hoping a second precedent will be set this week…

The temporary homeless shelter at Pier 80, which previously housed Oracle Team USA during the America’s Cup in 2013, opened Feb. 5 and consists of 150 beds. (Nashelly Chavez/Special to S.F. Examiner)