Nashelly Chavez

Lisa Dunseth and her husband, David Hooper, are pushing for the Alemany Emergency Hospital and Health Center in the Outer Mission to be designated a San Francisco landmark and hope to return the health facilities to their intended purposes. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Community hopes to revive former hospital for public use

For decades, the Alemany Emergency Hospital and Health Center in the Outer…

Lisa Dunseth and her husband, David Hooper, are pushing for the Alemany Emergency Hospital and Health Center in the Outer Mission to be designated a San Francisco landmark and hope to return the health facilities to their intended purposes. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

San Mateo street closures set for Caltrain upgrades

Commuters passing through San Mateo may find themselves in a traffic frenzy…

San Mateo street closures set for Caltrain upgrades

Commuters passing through San Mateo may find themselves in a traffic frenzy…

Supervisor Yee says SF must turn its attention to gambling addiction

As a young boy, Supervisor Norman Yee said he always wondered where…

SFUSD Superintendent Richard Carranza, right, speaks with Lowell High School on the steps of City Hall students during a walkout in protest of racism at the school on Feb. 23. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD looks to recruit more black students at Lowell

San Francisco’s public school leaders are looking to recruit more black students…

SFUSD Superintendent Richard Carranza, right, speaks with Lowell High School on the steps of City Hall students during a walkout in protest of racism at the school on Feb. 23. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The view from outside of  the 466 Eddy Street building in Tenderloin neighborhood that is under construction and soon to be open as Onsen Holistic Spa & Tea Room. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco could relax massage rules in Tenderloin

A proposed ordinance that would relax requirements for businesses with massage therapy…

The view from outside of  the 466 Eddy Street building in Tenderloin neighborhood that is under construction and soon to be open as Onsen Holistic Spa & Tea Room. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Naomi Cooper, resident of 1049 Market Street, speaks during the 1049 Market Street protest Tuesday, March 8, 2016 where 84 artist fight Ellis Act evictions. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Residents protest Ellis Act evictions of mid-Market building

A group of artists and musicians living in an 84-unit building on…

Naomi Cooper, resident of 1049 Market Street, speaks during the 1049 Market Street protest Tuesday, March 8, 2016 where 84 artist fight Ellis Act evictions. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
(From left) California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton, Transbay Joint Powers Authority Executive Director Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan, District 6 Supervisor Jane Kim and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi stand under the new awning that will make up the exterior of the Transbay Transit Center near Second Street in San Francisco, Calif. during an unveiling event held Monday, March 7, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Penrose design unveiled for new Transbay Transit Center

The San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center will serve as The City’s…

(From left) California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton, Transbay Joint Powers Authority Executive Director Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan, District 6 Supervisor Jane Kim and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi stand under the new awning that will make up the exterior of the Transbay Transit Center near Second Street in San Francisco, Calif. during an unveiling event held Monday, March 7, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Unified School District leaders aim to increase literacy in The City's schools during National Read Across America Day Wednesday.

SFUSD aims to increase literacy in schools

Thousands of donated books made their way Wednesday to a Castro district…

San Francisco Unified School District leaders aim to increase literacy in The City's schools during National Read Across America Day Wednesday.
Medical examiners and police investigate the scene after a body was found in a pond near 41st Avenue and Martin Luther King Way in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park Wednesday, March 2, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Police investigating body found in Golden Gate Park

Officers are investigating a body that was found in Golden Gate Park…

Medical examiners and police investigate the scene after a body was found in a pond near 41st Avenue and Martin Luther King Way in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park Wednesday, March 2, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Veterinarians will testify at the state's capital Wednesday on behalf of thousands of starving  sea lions who have surfaced on California's coasts. (Courtesy of the Marine Mammal Center)

Vets to testify about spike in malnourished sea lions on California coast

The more than 3,300 malnourished sea lions that surfaced on the California…

Veterinarians will testify at the state's capital Wednesday on behalf of thousands of starving  sea lions who have surfaced on California's coasts. (Courtesy of the Marine Mammal Center)
A man walks down Market Street during a lull in a recent storm that hit The City. (Mike Koozmin/ SF Examiner File Photo)

Showers expected to roll in after dry February

San Francisco will quench its thirst for rain once again this week…

A man walks down Market Street during a lull in a recent storm that hit The City. (Mike Koozmin/ SF Examiner File Photo)
A group of UC San Francisco professors, medical students and activists, discussed Wednesday the issues involving race, poverty and access in health care at a panel at the university’s Parnassus campus. (Nashelly Chavez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

UCSF panel highlights nationwide health disparities, social injustices

In her early years on the air, broadcast journalist Soledad O’Brien covered…

A group of UC San Francisco professors, medical students and activists, discussed Wednesday the issues involving race, poverty and access in health care at a panel at the university’s Parnassus campus. (Nashelly Chavez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Jane Kim speaks in support of the Chinese-American hospital workers at UC San Francisco, who were reportedly fired after organizing for higher wages, during a news conference on Tuesday at City Hall. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

City leaders decry alleged unfair firing of janitors from UCSF

City leaders voiced support Tuesday for UC San Francisco subcontracted janitors who…

Supervisor Jane Kim speaks in support of the Chinese-American hospital workers at UC San Francisco, who were reportedly fired after organizing for higher wages, during a news conference on Tuesday at City Hall. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Wellness Center at Willie Brown Middle School. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Middle school condom distribution faces opposition as vote draws near

A proposal that would allow middle schools to distribute condoms to students…

The Wellness Center at Willie Brown Middle School. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Red-necked Grebe that was contaminated with oil leaking from a ship that sank off the San Francisco coast in 1953 receives care at SF Bay Center on Dec. 18, 2015. (Courtesy International Bird Rescue)

Oiled seabirds linked to ship that sank off SF coast in 1953

Nine oiled seabirds rescued along the California coast late last year have…

Red-necked Grebe that was contaminated with oil leaking from a ship that sank off the San Francisco coast in 1953 receives care at SF Bay Center on Dec. 18, 2015. (Courtesy International Bird Rescue)

Bill aims to save fighting-ring dogs from euthanization

Dogs that have been seized from criminal dog fighting rings but show…

Duo robs man in North Beach home

A man was pistol whipped and robbed of his electronics Tuesday night…

Man knocks bottle over pedestrian’s head

A 50-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday after he reportedly smashed a…

Outer Sunset altercation lands man in the hospital

A 42-year-old man suffered several injuries and was taken to the hospital…