Madeleine Beck

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SFPD Crime

Man killed in South Market stabbing identified

The man killed at SoMa West skatepark earlier this week has been…

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Old St. Mary’s Church and Cathedral at California Street and Grant Avenue is asking the public for donations. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Historic San Francisco church says doors could close if it can’t raise money through donations

Old St. Mary’s has lost revenue, laid off staff due to shut down of services

Old St. Mary’s Church and Cathedral at California Street and Grant Avenue is asking the public for donations. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
The entrance to the UCSF Medical Sciences and School of Nursing at the Parnassus campus. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Community groups suing in effort to stop UCSF Parnassus expansion

Three community groups are filing lawsuits in an attempt to stop the…

The entrance to the UCSF Medical Sciences and School of Nursing at the Parnassus campus. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Mayor London Breed speaks at the opening of the SF Market COVID-19 mass vaccination site in the Bayview District on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Breed to allocate $27 million for housing down payment loans

Mayor London Breed announced Wednesday that $27 million will be allocated to…

Mayor London Breed speaks at the opening of the SF Market COVID-19 mass vaccination site in the Bayview District on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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Shots fired after home invasion robbery in Visitacion Valley

A gunman fleeing the scene of a home invasion robbery opened fire…

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Mark Coats Coats’ family remembers him as a hard worker, funny, respectful, charismatic, caring and an amazing singer. He left behind four children, six siblings and a close-knit extended family. (Courtesy photo)

Family of SF man gunned down at home seeks answers

Mark Coats’ relatives offer reward for tips in 2019 homicide

Mark Coats Coats’ family remembers him as a hard worker, funny, respectful, charismatic, caring and an amazing singer. He left behind four children, six siblings and a close-knit extended family. (Courtesy photo)
A sign for the Year of the Ox hangs at the corner of Stockton and Clay streets in Chinatown during a subdued holiday season. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Year of the Ox meets the year of Covid

Lunar New Year traditions change and adapt to difficult times

A sign for the Year of the Ox hangs at the corner of Stockton and Clay streets in Chinatown during a subdued holiday season. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Sheria Musyoka, who was born in Kenya, and recently graduated from Dartmouth College. <ins>(Courtesy Chris Miller)</ins>
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Pedestrian killed in Lake Merced collision identified as recent Dartmouth grad

26-year-old Sheria Musyoka leaves behind wife, 3-year-old son

Sheria Musyoka, who was born in Kenya, and recently graduated from Dartmouth College. <ins>(Courtesy Chris Miller)</ins>
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A public safety ambassador checks in with a business. Ambassadors will start patrolling the Castro and Upper Market neighborhoods as part of a program funded by the Community Benefits District. (Courtesy Trey Nelson/ Castro/Upper Market CBD)

New ‘community ambassadors’ to begin patrolling Castro, Upper Market

The Castro is set to become San Francisco’s latest neighborhood to try…

A public safety ambassador checks in with a business. Ambassadors will start patrolling the Castro and Upper Market neighborhoods as part of a program funded by the Community Benefits District. (Courtesy Trey Nelson/ Castro/Upper Market CBD)
A nurse administers a dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Mission neighborhood COVID-19 vaccine site on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City COVID-19 vaccine site opens in Mission District

Site will offer up to 120 doses a day to start by appointment only

A nurse administers a dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Mission neighborhood COVID-19 vaccine site on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu is stepping down to take a new position as city administrator. (Joel Engardio/Special to S.F. Examiner)

New property tax system, condo market evaluations among Carmen Chu’s final projects as assessor

Former supervisor will begin new role as city administrator Feb. 1

Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu is stepping down to take a new position as city administrator. (Joel Engardio/Special to S.F. Examiner)
District Attorney Chesa Boudin hopes to improve communication with neighborhood residents about public safety concerns. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

New community liaison program will assign DA’s staff to each city district

Designated team will help improve communication on resident concerns

District Attorney Chesa Boudin hopes to improve communication with neighborhood residents about public safety concerns. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
UC Berkeley student Sydney West was last seen on September 30, 2020. (Via Find Sydney West <a href="https://www.facebook.com/FindSydneyWest" target="_blank">Facebook page</a>)

Family of missing teen offers $10K reward for information

19-year-old Sydney West has been missing 4 months

UC Berkeley student Sydney West was last seen on September 30, 2020. (Via Find Sydney West <a href="https://www.facebook.com/FindSydneyWest" target="_blank">Facebook page</a>)
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Vaccines should allow CA colleges to teach in-person next fall

By Madeleine Beck CalMatters While coronavirus cases are surging across California and…

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