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Ashley and Michelle Monterrosa hold a photo of their brother Sean Monterrosa. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Family members of SF man killed by Vallejo police join Mission protest

A group of gathered at the 24th Street BART Station plaza on…

Ashley and Michelle Monterrosa hold a photo of their brother Sean Monterrosa. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Protesters hold signs outside the Mission Police Station on Saturday May 30, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF mayor to end curfew after Wednesday night

Breed: ‘We know that the overwhelming majority of people out protesting are doing so peacefully’

Protesters hold signs outside the Mission Police Station on Saturday May 30, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Protesters march down Mission Street during a protest over the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd on Saturday, May 30, 2020.. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Breed declares curfew after anti-police brutality protest ends in looting, vandalism

Hundreds march through city in largely peaceful day of action marking death of George Floyd

Protesters march down Mission Street during a protest over the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd on Saturday, May 30, 2020.. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
(Courtesy Dan Whaley @dwhly)

Pier 45 warehouse goes up in flames

Four-alarm fire causes walls to collapse, threatens nearby historic ship

(Courtesy Dan Whaley @dwhly)
A crowd watches a performance at The Stud Bar’s 50th anniversary party in 2016. (Rachel Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Historic Stud Bar set to shut down after more than 50 years in SoMa

Co-owner says collective to operate as virtual and mobile venue until it can reopen in new space

A crowd watches a performance at The Stud Bar’s 50th anniversary party in 2016. (Rachel Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Presidio Middle School closed due to stomach virus outbreak

Presidio Middle School closed due to stomach virus outbreak

Presidio Middle School in San Francisco’s Outer Richmond neighborhood was closed Friday…

Presidio Middle School closed due to stomach virus outbreak
Fur retailers opposed a ban on fur sales when it was introduced by San Francisco Supervisor Katy Tang in 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF fur ban challenged by industry group lawsuit

A fur industry group has sued San Francisco in an effort to…

Fur retailers opposed a ban on fur sales when it was introduced by San Francisco Supervisor Katy Tang in 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The City’s emergency sirens to fall silent

The City’s emergency sirens to fall silent

$2.5M upgrade project for outdoor warning system projected to take up to two years

The City’s emergency sirens to fall silent
Muni train service brought to halt by car in tunnel

Muni train service brought to halt by car in tunnel

Muni train service was disrupted Tuesday evening between West Portal and Church…

Muni train service brought to halt by car in tunnel
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man suspected of fatally beating 62-year-old makes first court appearance

A 35-year-old man suspected of beating a man to death with a…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
FBI divers prepare to depart Santa Barbara Harbor Wednesday morning to the scene where the dive boat Conception burned off Santa Cruz Island earlier this week. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

NTSB report: Crew members on doomed fishing boat were all sleeping when fire broke out

A National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report released Thursday on the tragic…

FBI divers prepare to depart Santa Barbara Harbor Wednesday morning to the scene where the dive boat Conception burned off Santa Cruz Island earlier this week. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
In this July 7, 2015 file photo, Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, right, is led into the courtroom for his arraignment at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco. (Michael Macor/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, Pool, File)

Appeals court overturns sole conviction in Kate Steinle shooting

A state appeals court on Friday overturned the only conviction that San…

In this July 7, 2015 file photo, Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, right, is led into the courtroom for his arraignment at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco. (Michael Macor/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, Pool, File)
Lyft driver who allegedly raped intoxicated passenger arrested

Lyft driver who allegedly raped intoxicated passenger arrested

San Bruno police arrested a 46-year-old male Lyft driver on suspicion of…

Lyft driver who allegedly raped intoxicated passenger arrested
Nicholas Hodges (Courtesy SFPD)

Former SF swim instructor sentenced to federal prison on child pornography charges

Prosecutors say Nicholas Hodges possessed thousands of images and videos

Nicholas Hodges (Courtesy SFPD)
Updated: Suspect wanted in SF, Oakland homicides taken into custody

Updated: Suspect wanted in SF, Oakland homicides taken into custody

Shootings in two cities occurred within hours of each other

Updated: Suspect wanted in SF, Oakland homicides taken into custody
State Sen. Scott Wiener is the author of legislation that would ban doctors from performing genital-altering surgeries on infants unless deemed medically necessary. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

Baby sex surgery sparks clash at California Capitol between doctors, LGBTQ community

Who should get to decide what to do when a baby is born with atypical genitals?

State Sen. Scott Wiener is the author of legislation that would ban doctors from performing genital-altering surgeries on infants unless deemed medically necessary. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)
Oakland teens arrested in series of shotgun robberies

Oakland teens arrested in series of shotgun robberies

San Francisco police have arrested two Oakland teenagers in connection with a…

Oakland teens arrested in series of shotgun robberies
SFPOA drops lawsuit seeking to block release of officer personnel records

SFPOA drops lawsuit seeking to block release of officer personnel records

San Francisco’s police union on Friday dropped a lawsuit seeking to block…

SFPOA drops lawsuit seeking to block release of officer personnel records
Suspect in South of Market shooting shot by police, arrested in Southern California

Suspect in South of Market shooting shot by police, arrested in Southern California

A suspect in a South of Market shooting that injured one person…

Suspect in South of Market shooting shot by police, arrested in Southern California
(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Police searching for drivers after 1 pedestrian killed, 2 injured in crashes

Three pedestrians were struck and injured by drivers, one of them fatally,…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)