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The last time James "Jay" Rose of Paradise saw his elderly neighbors, he was packing to leave his home as the Camp Fire approached. More than a week later, he does not know if they made it out.   (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

The biggest loss in Paradise? Its elders

James “Jay” Rose woke up on the morning of Nov. 8 to…

The last time James "Jay" Rose of Paradise saw his elderly neighbors, he was packing to leave his home as the Camp Fire approached. More than a week later, he does not know if they made it out.   (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Officer Christopher Kohrs, aka the “Hot Cop of Castro," is on trial on felony hit and run charges. (Courtesy photo)

Hit and run trial begins for Castro’s ‘Hot Cop’

Opening statements began Wednesday in the hit and run trial of San…

Officer Christopher Kohrs, aka the “Hot Cop of Castro," is on trial on felony hit and run charges. (Courtesy photo)
Police officers converse at the scene of a shooting that occurred at Dolores Park on Thursday, August 3, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

UPDATE: Three people shot at Dolores Park

A shooting at Dolores Park on Thursday afternoon left three men injured,…

Police officers converse at the scene of a shooting that occurred at Dolores Park on Thursday, August 3, 2017. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Top stories of the week: Emergency immigration hotline, seal pupping season, delivery robots

Top stories of the week: Emergency immigration hotline, seal pupping season, delivery robots

Had a hard time keeping up with The City's news this week?…

Top stories of the week: Emergency immigration hotline, seal pupping season, delivery robots
Electric cars, Nissan's "Leaf", are being charged at the charging stations in front of the entrance of Nissan's global Headquarters located in Yokohama, Japan. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

Air District offers $5 million in grants for public electric vehicle charging stations

The Air District announced that it's opening its 2017 grant funding cycle…

Electric cars, Nissan's "Leaf", are being charged at the charging stations in front of the entrance of Nissan's global Headquarters located in Yokohama, Japan. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)
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California Health Officials release report on cell phone radiation

A previously unreleased report on cell phone radiation commissioned by California’s Department of…

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Supporters and protesters of republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, cheer and jeer while waiting to hear him speak in Costa Mesa CA April 28, 2016. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

Counter-protest planned in response to Berkeley ‘March 4 Trump’

News that a nationwide 'March 4 Trump' would be hitting close to…

Supporters and protesters of republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, cheer and jeer while waiting to hear him speak in Costa Mesa CA April 28, 2016. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)
Overnight construction will close two lanes of 19th Avenue, from March 3 to April 28, 2017. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

Eight weeks of overnight construction will close parts of 19th Avenue

A large construction project to seismically upgrade three key Hetch Hetchy water…

Overnight construction will close two lanes of 19th Avenue, from March 3 to April 28, 2017. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

Recology driver spotted offering senior citizen a little assistance

A heartwarming act of kindness was captured today when a Recology worker…

Mission and Ney streets, San Francisco. (Photo via Google Maps)

Woman suffers serious injuries after being hit by a car in the Excelsior

A woman was hit by a car in the Excelsior District Wednesday…

Mission and Ney streets, San Francisco. (Photo via Google Maps)
woman struggles to push a baby stroller up a very steep incline in the Nob Hill area on May 18, 2015 in San Francisco. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

Babysitters earn more in SF than anywhere else in the nation, states new report

San Francisco's expensive childcare costs extend to babysitting, according to a new…

woman struggles to push a baby stroller up a very steep incline in the Nob Hill area on May 18, 2015 in San Francisco. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)
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Senator Hill calls for change in statewide utility bill structure

Senator Jerry Hill is calling on PG&E and the California Public Utilities…

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SFMTA changes tune after public outcry over new ‘parking-protected’ bike lane

It was supposed to be a bike lane that kept drivers away…

A rescued Harbor Seal pup at the Marine Mammal Center. (Courtesy photo)

As seal pupping season begins, experts offer tips for safe viewing

It's birthing season for several species of ocean mammals that live along…

A rescued Harbor Seal pup at the Marine Mammal Center. (Courtesy photo)
Ashante Jones, 39, in a tent on 13th Street before homeless people were ordered to vacate the area on Feb. 24, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

City’s homeless presenting ‘Speak On It! Voices from the Streets’ workshop at SF Public Library

A unique event is taking place at the San Francisco Public Library…

Ashante Jones, 39, in a tent on 13th Street before homeless people were ordered to vacate the area on Feb. 24, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
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Mission District Grocery Outlet opening next week

Mission District residents will have a new grocery store option on March…

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San Francisco's Public Library Main Branch. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

Nearly 700,000 books returned to SF Public Library during ‘fine amnesty’ month

A recent campaign by the San Francisco Public Library to reactivate its…

San Francisco's Public Library Main Branch. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)
San Francisco opened its first Navigation Center in the Mission in March 2015. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

New poll shows SF residents favor Navigation Centers

Concern is rising about citywide homeless street behavior, the cost of owning…

San Francisco opened its first Navigation Center in the Mission in March 2015. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)
A young Trump supporter stands outside of Hilton hotel Midtown Manhattan during Donald Trump introduction Governor Mike Pence as running for vice president, July 16, 2016. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

Pro-Trump rally marching in Berkeley Saturday

A national event titled "March 4 Trump" is coming to Berkeley Saturday.…

A young Trump supporter stands outside of Hilton hotel Midtown Manhattan during Donald Trump introduction Governor Mike Pence as running for vice president, July 16, 2016. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)
A new play structure in South Park. (Photo courtesy SF Recreation & Parks Department)

South Park reopening next week after $3.8 million renovation

San Francisco's oldest park is reopening on Tuesday after a 16-month renovation.…

A new play structure in South Park. (Photo courtesy SF Recreation & Parks Department)