Sadie Gribbon

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency voted Tuesday to convert to an all-electric fleet by 2035. (Examiner file photo)

SF aims for fully electric bus fleet by 2035

The City’s transit authority passed a resolution Tuesday to convert its hybrid…

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency voted Tuesday to convert to an all-electric fleet by 2035. (Examiner file photo)
STD rates have reached record highs in California and in San Francisco and vulnerable residents are being encouraged to get tested regularly, according to state and city health officials. (Examiner file photos)

STD rates keep climbing in SF, California

California’s rates for sexually transmitted diseases have hit record highs and San…

STD rates have reached record highs in California and in San Francisco and vulnerable residents are being encouraged to get tested regularly, according to state and city health officials. (Examiner file photos)
Kenneth Humphrey smiles while speaking with members of the media alongside his attorney Anita Nabha following his release on bail after being held in custody for nearly one year outside the SF Sheriff's Department's Community Division facility on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF Man in center of state bail reform released from jail

The man at the center of a landmark decision on California bail…

Kenneth Humphrey smiles while speaking with members of the media alongside his attorney Anita Nabha following his release on bail after being held in custody for nearly one year outside the SF Sheriff's Department's Community Division facility on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Hillary Ronen and survivors of sexual assault on Tuesday announced legislation to address The City’s response to sexual violence. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Legislation seeks to hold city agencies accountable for response to sexual violence

Legislation announced Tuesday would create a city department to hold city agencies…

Supervisor Hillary Ronen and survivors of sexual assault on Tuesday announced legislation to address The City’s response to sexual violence. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A group of Tenderloin community leaders on Monday urged city officials to provide $1 million to transform a vacant city-owned building at 101 Hyde St. into a municipal marketplace. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Tenderloin food hub project short of funds for construction

Growing construction costs at a proposed food hall in the Tenderloin led…

A group of Tenderloin community leaders on Monday urged city officials to provide $1 million to transform a vacant city-owned building at 101 Hyde St. into a municipal marketplace. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A postal worker delivers mail to an SRO at 1350 Stockton St. in Chinatown. Representatives from the Chinatown Community Development Center and Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus helped the building's tenants file a lawsuit against the landlord this week. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Chinatown SRO tenants sue landlord, allege discrimination, coercion

Low-income residents of a Chinatown SRO who say their landlord is attempting…

A postal worker delivers mail to an SRO at 1350 Stockton St. in Chinatown. Representatives from the Chinatown Community Development Center and Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus helped the building's tenants file a lawsuit against the landlord this week. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A sign at the Panhandle playground lets people know about a short-term closure in preparation for renovations. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Panhandle Playground to close for soil testing and renovation preparation

The Panhandle Playground will close for three days beginning today to conduct…

A sign at the Panhandle playground lets people know about a short-term closure in preparation for renovations. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man killed crossing 19th Avenue near Stonestown identified

The man who was struck and killed early Saturday morning near Stonestown…

A Board of Supervisors Committee on Monday approved a resolution placing limits on plans for a new marina at Clipper Cove on Treasure Island, calling on the developer to maintain public access and educational uses and avoid harming the environment. (Photo courtesy Travis Lund/Treasure Island Sailing Center)

Proposed Treasure Island marina faces hurdles

A Board of Supervisors committee on Monday sided with community members who…

A Board of Supervisors Committee on Monday approved a resolution placing limits on plans for a new marina at Clipper Cove on Treasure Island, calling on the developer to maintain public access and educational uses and avoid harming the environment. (Photo courtesy Travis Lund/Treasure Island Sailing Center)

Two men injured in Tenderloin, Mission stabbings

Police responded to two stabbings in The City Monday in the Tenderloin…

A developer has dropped plans for a retail project at Pier 29. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Citing high costs, developer drops plans for retail project at Pier 29

High costs have driven a developer to drop out of plans to…

A developer has dropped plans for a retail project at Pier 29. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Mayor Mark Farrell announces a reduction in car break-ins in city-owned parking garages alongside supervisors Catherine Stefani, Aaron Peskin, Police Chief Bill Scott and SF Municipal Transportation Agency director Ed Reiskin on top of the Stockton and Sutter streets parking garage. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City-owned parking garages to see increased security

Security will be beefed up over the next two years in all…

Mayor Mark Farrell announces a reduction in car break-ins in city-owned parking garages alongside supervisors Catherine Stefani, Aaron Peskin, Police Chief Bill Scott and SF Municipal Transportation Agency director Ed Reiskin on top of the Stockton and Sutter streets parking garage. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The medical examiner was called to Ocean Beach Tuesday morning. (Photo courtesy Rebecca Skinner)

Person found dead at Ocean Beach

A person was found dead Tuesday morning near the dunes at Ocean…

The medical examiner was called to Ocean Beach Tuesday morning. (Photo courtesy Rebecca Skinner)
Mayor Mark Farrell on Monday said the city would conduct sweeps of homeless tent encampments in the Mission District and announced plans for an expanded needle cleanup effort with the Department of Public Health and the SF AIDS Foundation. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Farrell calls for homeless sweeps in Mission District

The City is targeting tent encampments in the Mission District this week…

Mayor Mark Farrell on Monday said the city would conduct sweeps of homeless tent encampments in the Mission District and announced plans for an expanded needle cleanup effort with the Department of Public Health and the SF AIDS Foundation. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People smoke at 4:20 p.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Hippie Hill in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park during the annual 4/20 celebration. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF gears up for 4/20 celebrations

City agencies are partnering with a private sponsor and local businesses for…

People smoke at 4:20 p.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Hippie Hill in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park during the annual 4/20 celebration. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
S.F. State student Jose Francisco brought attention to an inequity in health services after being denied a free screening because of his sexual orientation. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFSU moves to expand free HIV and STD testing services to all students, regardless of gender and sexual orientation

San Francisco State University this week began offering free HIV and STI…

S.F. State student Jose Francisco brought attention to an inequity in health services after being denied a free screening because of his sexual orientation. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A homeless man was found killed on Joice Street in Chinatown Sunday morning. (Sadie Gribbon/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Homeless man killed in Chinatown alleyway

A homeless man was found brutally murdered in a Chinatown alleyway early…

A homeless man was found killed on Joice Street in Chinatown Sunday morning. (Sadie Gribbon/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Man stabbed in Haight after confronting man shouting slurs

A man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Sunday night…

Two men suffer life-threatening injuries in Mission Street stabbings

Two men were stabbed on the same block in the Mission District…

Civic Center heroin dealer sentenced to five years federal prison

A Civic Center heroin trafficker was sentenced to over five years in…