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Danny Glover spoke about tuition at a "Help Us Make Free City College Real" rally.

Danny Glover touts free tuition

Native son and celebrated actor Danny Glover today at City Hall to…

Danny Glover spoke about tuition at a "Help Us Make Free City College Real" rally.
Irma Trujillo, visiting from Mexico, bundles up as she walks along Pier 14 at the Embarcadero on a chilly Wednesday. (Cindy Chew/2012 S.F. Examiner)

Cold start to morning Wednesday but no record lows broken

It was a cold start to the day for commuters in San…

Irma Trujillo, visiting from Mexico, bundles up as she walks along Pier 14 at the Embarcadero on a chilly Wednesday. (Cindy Chew/2012 S.F. Examiner)
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SF police, fire officials offer holiday safety tips

Make safety a priority in San Francisco this holiday season. That’s the…

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Richmond District looks to engage residents in neighborhood planning

West side neighbors are invited to a community strategy session next week…

(Kevin Kelleher/2015 S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon addresses the Muslim community to reinforce The City's commitment to safety and tolerance during a prayer service at the Islamic Society of San Francisco in the Tenderloin District Friday, December 2, 2016. (Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF’s top prosecutor promises Muslim community protection from hate crimes

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon expressed on Friday The City’s solidarity…

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon addresses the Muslim community to reinforce The City's commitment to safety and tolerance during a prayer service at the Islamic Society of San Francisco in the Tenderloin District Friday, December 2, 2016. (Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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SF looks for ways to keep Ocean Beach afloat

Efforts are underway by city leaders to keep Ocean Beach from eroding…

(Yesica Prado/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A man stands by the door of a mobile home seen on Division Street on Nov. 2. (Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)

No space for safe parking program

Kurt Heilman has lived in San Francisco for more than 20 years.…

A man stands by the door of a mobile home seen on Division Street on Nov. 2. (Aleah Fajardo/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Rep. Nancy Pelosi serves Thanksgiving lunches to diners at St. Anthony's Dining Room in San Francisco's Tenderloin during on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Pelosi serves Thanksgiving meals in SF

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, accompanied by nine family members,…

Rep. Nancy Pelosi serves Thanksgiving lunches to diners at St. Anthony's Dining Room in San Francisco's Tenderloin during on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The Old Mint is located at Fifth and Mission streets. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Old U.S. Mint to receive $1 million grant for restoration

City, state and community leaders on Tuesday announced a $1 million grant…

The Old Mint is located at Fifth and Mission streets. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
San Francisco was cold Tuesday morning, but didn't break any low record temperatures. (Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner file photo)

SF awakens to chilly morning, but no record temps broken

San Francisco residents stepped out into a chilly morning Tuesday as temperatures…

San Francisco was cold Tuesday morning, but didn't break any low record temperatures. (Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner file photo)
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SF installs fish line recycling stations to help marine life

City officials and environmental advocates on Wednesday unveiled one of nine new…

(Photo courtesy Kirsten Southey)
Mayor Ed Lee joins city officials and the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus during an event held to show support of San Francisco's sanctuary city status at City Hall in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, November 14, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Lee emphasizes ‘we will always be San Francisco’

“We will always be San Francisco.” Those were the words spoken by…

Mayor Ed Lee joins city officials and the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus during an event held to show support of San Francisco's sanctuary city status at City Hall in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, November 14, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Voters cast their ballots at San Francisco's City Hall Tuesday, November 8, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF City Hall sees second highest early voter turnout

Election Day at City Hall in San Francisco did not appear to…

Voters cast their ballots at San Francisco's City Hall Tuesday, November 8, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Danyol Leon (left), a patient consultant at The Apothecarium, assists Kevin Clark at the dispensary’s new Castro neighborhood location Tuesday, October 11, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Protesters aim to kill buzz around marijuana legalization

In what some may consider an ironic twist, a small group of…

Danyol Leon (left), a patient consultant at The Apothecarium, assists Kevin Clark at the dispensary’s new Castro neighborhood location Tuesday, October 11, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco residents stopped by City Hall on Monday to cast their votes in advance of Election Day on Nov. 8. (Patrick Fitzgerald/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF voters take to polls ahead of Election Day

A steady stream of voters filed through City Hall on Monday, casting…

San Francisco residents stopped by City Hall on Monday to cast their votes in advance of Election Day on Nov. 8. (Patrick Fitzgerald/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco voters cast early ballots at City Hall on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF steps up efforts to combat voter fraud

San Francisco city leaders are reassuring voters that any reports of voter…

San Francisco voters cast early ballots at City Hall on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Health Commissioner Cecilia Chung speaks at the launch of an API Wellness campaign for expanded health care services in the Tenderloin neighborhood Tuesday, October 11, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bus-shelter campaign pushes health care for low-income SF residents

A San Francisco-based community health center has launched a bus-shelter campaign to…

San Francisco Health Commissioner Cecilia Chung speaks at the launch of an API Wellness campaign for expanded health care services in the Tenderloin neighborhood Tuesday, October 11, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco City Hall is seen lit up with pink lights Monday, October 17, 2016 in honor of one hundred years of health services provided through Planned Parenthood (Photo courtesy Miriam Gerace)

SF City Hall goes pink for Planned Parenthood

San Francisco City Hall will light up pink Monday night to honor…

San Francisco City Hall is seen lit up with pink lights Monday, October 17, 2016 in honor of one hundred years of health services provided through Planned Parenthood (Photo courtesy Miriam Gerace)
San Francisco firefighters and city officials hold a ceremony to commission a new fireboat at McCovey Cove in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, October 17, 2016. (Wesaam Al-Badry/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF commissions newest fireboat on anniversary of Loma Prieta quake

San Francisco welcomed its newest fireboat, dubbed “The St. Francis,” on Monday,…

San Francisco firefighters and city officials hold a ceremony to commission a new fireboat at McCovey Cove in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, October 17, 2016. (Wesaam Al-Badry/Special to S.F. Examiner)
An SFPD officer holds down caution tape as bomb squad arrives to investigate a suspicious package at Market and O'Farrell in San Francisco Calif. on Wednesday Oct. 12, 2016. (Aleah Fajardo/Special To S.F. Examiner)

UPDATE: Suspicious bag spotted in downtown SF deemed safe

A suspicious bag spotted in front of a Wells Fargo Bank by…

An SFPD officer holds down caution tape as bomb squad arrives to investigate a suspicious package at Market and O'Farrell in San Francisco Calif. on Wednesday Oct. 12, 2016. (Aleah Fajardo/Special To S.F. Examiner)