Mike Koozmin

Lowell High School students hold signs during a walkout protest of racism at their school, in front of San Francisco City Hall on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Lowell High School walkout

Lowell High School students gather in front of San Francisco City Hall…

Lowell High School students hold signs during a walkout protest of racism at their school, in front of San Francisco City Hall on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Participants perform a dragon dance on Kearny Street during the annual Chinese New Year parade, Saturday, February 20, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Chinese New Year Parade

People enjoy the annual festivities at the Chinese New Year community fair…

Participants perform a dragon dance on Kearny Street during the annual Chinese New Year parade, Saturday, February 20, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
United States Senator Dianne Feinstein gives a memorial flag to Elliott Trommald, brother-in-law to Hadley R. Roff, a long-time San Francisco political figure and aide to four mayors and six United States senators, at his memorial service on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Long-time San Francisco political figure Hadley R. Roff memorialized

Family, friends, Democratic Leader of the United States House of Representatives Nancy…

United States Senator Dianne Feinstein gives a memorial flag to Elliott Trommald, brother-in-law to Hadley R. Roff, a long-time San Francisco political figure and aide to four mayors and six United States senators, at his memorial service on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Newly inaugurated San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy greets the public in City Hall Friday, January 8, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

New SF Sheriff, Vicki Hennessy, sworn in

Newly inaugurated San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy greets the public in City…

Newly inaugurated San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy greets the public in City Hall Friday, January 8, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is sworn in for his second term by Gov. Jerry Brown in City Hall Friday, January 8, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SF Mayor Ed Lee sworn in

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is sworn in for his second term…

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is sworn in for his second term by Gov. Jerry Brown in City Hall Friday, January 8, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Fans lining the street during the victory parade can be seen in the reflection of the NBA Championship trophy held by Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors as fans, civic leaders and team members celebrate in Oakland, CA on June 19, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Year in Photos 2015

A stroll through a selection of memorable photos from 2015

Fans lining the street during the victory parade can be seen in the reflection of the NBA Championship trophy held by Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors as fans, civic leaders and team members celebrate in Oakland, CA on June 19, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Braving frigid waters and air temps in the low 40s, folks gathered on San Francisco's Ocean Beach for the 2016 Pacific Ocean Plunge and New Years Day Beach Party, Friday, January 1, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

2016 Pacific Ocean New Year Plunge

Braving frigid waters and air temps in the low 40s, folks gathered…

Braving frigid waters and air temps in the low 40s, folks gathered on San Francisco's Ocean Beach for the 2016 Pacific Ocean Plunge and New Years Day Beach Party, Friday, January 1, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Parents and children gathered at Lefty O'Doul's Retaurant to particpate in the bicycle giveaway kicking off the 15th annual Lefty O'Doul toy drive Wdenseday, December 23, 2015. The participants were greeted by Santa Claus and Grammy star Ledisi, who helped distribute the bikes to the eager children. (Connor Hunt/ Special to SF Examiner)

Lefty O’Doul’s holiday bike giveaway

Parents and children gathered at Lefty O'Doul's Retaurant to particpate in the…

Parents and children gathered at Lefty O'Doul's Retaurant to particpate in the bicycle giveaway kicking off the 15th annual Lefty O'Doul toy drive Wdenseday, December 23, 2015. The participants were greeted by Santa Claus and Grammy star Ledisi, who helped distribute the bikes to the eager children. (Connor Hunt/ Special to SF Examiner)
Newly acquired Giant Johnny Cueto takes an extra moment to talk baseball with  second grader, Dannis Salazar, who missed out on the school Q&A. The Giants organization plan to have Salazar specially attend a game when Cueto is pitching (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Johnny Cueto visits Mission Education Center school in Noe Valley

Newly acquired Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto visits school children at Mission Education…

Newly acquired Giant Johnny Cueto takes an extra moment to talk baseball with  second grader, Dannis Salazar, who missed out on the school Q&A. The Giants organization plan to have Salazar specially attend a game when Cueto is pitching (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Protesters hold a rally on the steps of the Hall of Justice in San Francisco's SoMa District, on December 18 2015,  at which they invited District Attorney George Gascon, to speak. (Connor Hunt/ Special to SF Examiner)

Justice for Mario Woods activists rally

Activists gather at the foot of the San Francisco Hall of Justice…

Protesters hold a rally on the steps of the Hall of Justice in San Francisco's SoMa District, on December 18 2015,  at which they invited District Attorney George Gascon, to speak. (Connor Hunt/ Special to SF Examiner)
Mario Woods mourned

Mario Woods mourned

Family and friends gathered at the Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church for the…

Mario Woods mourned
Students in San Francisco walked out of school and gathered on the steps of city hall Friday, December 11, 2015, to bring awareness to the issues of police brutality and the recent killing of Mario Woods by officers in the Bayview district. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SF school kids march in protest of police shooting of Mario Woods

Students in San Francisco walked out of school and gathered on the…

Students in San Francisco walked out of school and gathered on the steps of city hall Friday, December 11, 2015, to bring awareness to the issues of police brutality and the recent killing of Mario Woods by officers in the Bayview district. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
A SWAT vehicle carries police officers near the scene of a shooting in San Bernardino, Calif. on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. Police responded to reports of an active shooter at a social services facility.   (Micah Escamilla/Los Angeles News Group via AP)

Police searching for shooters in San Bernardino, California

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — As many as three gunmen believed to…

A SWAT vehicle carries police officers near the scene of a shooting in San Bernardino, Calif. on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. Police responded to reports of an active shooter at a social services facility.   (Micah Escamilla/Los Angeles News Group via AP)
18-year-old Frankie Pena, left, makes oysters Rockefeller at the John O'Connell High School O’Connell Culinary Arts program, Tuesday, November 24, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

John O’Connell High School Culinary Arts program

Students busily carry out the tasks of chefs and restaurant kitchen staff…

18-year-old Frankie Pena, left, makes oysters Rockefeller at the John O'Connell High School O’Connell Culinary Arts program, Tuesday, November 24, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
The Pacific Rod and Gun Club closed in April 2014 to allow the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to conduct a yearlong cleanup. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Pacific Rod and Gun Club cleanup

Workers whittle away at the Pacific Rod and Gun Club Upland Soil…

The Pacific Rod and Gun Club closed in April 2014 to allow the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission to conduct a yearlong cleanup. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
A tour bus crashed into a construction site in the area of Stockton and Post streets near Union Square on Nov. 13, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Tour bus crash at San Francisco’s Union Square

A tour bus crashed into a construction site in the area of…

A tour bus crashed into a construction site in the area of Stockton and Post streets near Union Square on Nov. 13, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Police react to an active shooter situation in the Missin District (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Police say suspect in active shooting near St. Luke’s Hospital is dead

A man in his late 20s is dead after allegedly climbing a…

Police react to an active shooter situation in the Missin District (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Carol Doda 1967/S.F. Examiner

Carol Doda dies at 78

Carol Doda, the legendary topless dancer of another era’s North Beach, died…

Carol Doda 1967/S.F. Examiner
A three-alarm fire in the Inner Mission neighborhood of San Francisco destroyed an auto business and displaced 17 people at an apartment building. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Mission fire destroys auto business, displaces 21 residents

A three-alarm fire on Sunday morning in the Inner Mission neighborhood of…

A three-alarm fire in the Inner Mission neighborhood of San Francisco destroyed an auto business and displaced 17 people at an apartment building. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
People of all ages came out today to enjoy the Ice Rink in San Francisco's Union Square, on November 6, 2015. (Connor Hunt/ Special to SF Examiner)

Holiday Ice Rink open in Union Square

The Safeway Holiday Ice Rink in Union Square draws children of all…

People of all ages came out today to enjoy the Ice Rink in San Francisco's Union Square, on November 6, 2015. (Connor Hunt/ Special to SF Examiner)