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Legislation introduced by Assemblymember Phil Ting has expanded the range of people who can request a gun violence restraining order against someone. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Use of gun violence restraining orders continues to rise

For the fourth year in a row, the number of gun violence…

Legislation introduced by Assemblymember Phil Ting has expanded the range of people who can request a gun violence restraining order against someone. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco police and fire emergency workers help a woman who was allegedly stabbed at the Muni platform at Fourth and Market streets on Tuesday<ins>,</ins><ins> May 4, </ins><ins>2021</ins>. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Suspect arrested in stabbing of two women downtown

A suspect has been arrested in the stabbing of two senior women…

San Francisco police and fire emergency workers help a woman who was allegedly stabbed at the Muni platform at Fourth and Market streets on Tuesday<ins>,</ins><ins> May 4, </ins><ins>2021</ins>. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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One woman injured in ambush-style shooting in SFO hotel parking lot

A woman was shot and injured at the Grand Hyatt Hotel at…

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A server delivers food to customers outside Grant Place Restaurant on Washington Street in Chinatown on Friday, July 24, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

The City will help local restaurants apply for new round of federal loans

Mayor London Breed announced Monday that the City and other partners will…

A server delivers food to customers outside Grant Place Restaurant on Washington Street in Chinatown on Friday, July 24, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Longtime bartender Laura Bellizzi rings the bell at Specs’ 12 Adler Museum Cafe, the historic North Beach bar on Friday, April 30, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Specs’ is ready to welcome back the regulars

Crowdfunding lets beloved North Beach hangout reopen

Longtime bartender Laura Bellizzi rings the bell at Specs’ 12 Adler Museum Cafe, the historic North Beach bar on Friday, April 30, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A man tries to take a photo of fish in the tunnel at the Aquarium of the Bay on April 23, 2021.. (Sebastian Miño-Bucheli / Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Aquarium of the Bay sees influx of visitors as restrictions lift

After being shut down for nearly a year and at one point…

A man tries to take a photo of fish in the tunnel at the Aquarium of the Bay on April 23, 2021.. (Sebastian Miño-Bucheli / Special to the S.F. Examiner)
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Tenderloin stabbing leaves man clinging to life

A man who was stabbed in the Tenderloin District Thursday morning was…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A surplus of	mice on the Farallon Islands have caused banded burrowing owls to stay year round instead of migrating, longtime researchers say. <ins>(Courtesy Point Blue Conservation Science)</ins>

Farallon Islands researchers recommend eradicating mice

The Farallon Islands comprise three groups of small islands located nearly 30…

A surplus of	mice on the Farallon Islands have caused banded burrowing owls to stay year round instead of migrating, longtime researchers say. <ins>(Courtesy Point Blue Conservation Science)</ins>
Supervisor David Canepa (front) announced a $2 million grant to allow 500 San Mateo County residents to attend community college for free. Behind him from left to right stand students Daniela Sanchez-Sevilla, Alec Guiulfo, Mikayla Balan and Fernando Martin Montanes. (Courtesy photo)

$2 million grant allows 500 San Mateo County residents to attend community college for free

A $2 million grant could allow a total of 2,500 San Mateo…

Supervisor David Canepa (front) announced a $2 million grant to allow 500 San Mateo County residents to attend community college for free. Behind him from left to right stand students Daniela Sanchez-Sevilla, Alec Guiulfo, Mikayla Balan and Fernando Martin Montanes. (Courtesy photo)
Fishing boats at Pillar Point Harbor near Half Moon Bay, California. (Shutterstock)

‘Restrictive’ West Coast ocean salmon fishing seasons announced

With salmon fishing season starting up, the Pacific Fishery Management Council announced…

Fishing boats at Pillar Point Harbor near Half Moon Bay, California. (Shutterstock)
Kyle and Kristin Hart shown with their children. Kyle was shot and killed by police three days after the birth of their daughter, Ellie. (Courtesy of the Hart family)

Wife of Redwood City man killed by police files federal lawsuit

Kristin Hart calls for city to improve its response to those suffering a mental health crisis

Kyle and Kristin Hart shown with their children. Kyle was shot and killed by police three days after the birth of their daughter, Ellie. (Courtesy of the Hart family)
A woman jogs past Serenity Wellness Spa on Union Street on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Legislation would ease permitting requirements for massage businesses

Supervisor Ronen proposes lifting conditional use permit requirement in many parts of The City

A woman jogs past Serenity Wellness Spa on Union Street on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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New preschool announced in Mission District

City funding helps Mission Kids double enrollment

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Nurse Taryn Huestis vaccinated Samaya Pupiro at the Excelsior Neighborhood COVID-19 Vaccination Site on Wednesday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City announces new vaccination site in Excelsior District

City officials announced announced the opening of a new vaccination site in…

Nurse Taryn Huestis vaccinated Samaya Pupiro at the Excelsior Neighborhood COVID-19 Vaccination Site on Wednesday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Father Greg Bonfiglio says St. Ignatius Church is holding Easter Sunday services outdoors to safely accommodate as many people as possible. The church also will livestream mass, with an expected congregation of nearly 1,000 online parishioners. <ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Easter service at SF churches looks different in the pandemic

Parishes turn to the outdoors, internet for holiday mass

Father Greg Bonfiglio says St. Ignatius Church is holding Easter Sunday services outdoors to safely accommodate as many people as possible. The church also will livestream mass, with an expected congregation of nearly 1,000 online parishioners. <ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)

SF man killed in Bayview shooting

A 54-year-old man was shot and killed Thursday afternoon in the Bayview,…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Assemblymember Phil Ting has introduced legislation requiring the California Department of Justice to release data to researchers. <ins>(Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Researchers struggle to get access to gun violence data from state DOJ

Assemblymember Phil Ting says information vital to guiding policy debates

Assemblymember Phil Ting has introduced legislation requiring the California Department of Justice to release data to researchers. <ins>(Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Stanford researchers looked at changes in literacy skills in elementary school students. (Shutterstock)

Study finds elementary students’ reading skills stalled after spring school closures

A new study by researchers at the Stanford Graduate School of Education…

Stanford researchers looked at changes in literacy skills in elementary school students. (Shutterstock)
People raise their arms at a protest against proposed layoffs at City College of San Francisco at Civic Center Plaza on Friday, March 12, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

CCSF community outraged over proposed cuts, layoffs

Nearly 200 City College of San Francisco faculty and administrators are facing…

People raise their arms at a protest against proposed layoffs at City College of San Francisco at Civic Center Plaza on Friday, March 12, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Kids in San Francisco will have a chance this summer to attend academic in-person learning programs at public school buildings and in private commercial spaces. <ins>facilitated by the Department of Children, Youth and their Families’ Community Hubs program and the San Francisco Unified School District summer school program</ins> <ins>. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

The City announces free summer programming for SFUSD students

City officials on Wednesday announced the launch of an initiative that will…

Kids in San Francisco will have a chance this summer to attend academic in-person learning programs at public school buildings and in private commercial spaces. <ins>facilitated by the Department of Children, Youth and their Families’ Community Hubs program and the San Francisco Unified School District summer school program</ins> <ins>. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>