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Feras Dalia (right) and Mohamed Rasheed (left) wave Palestinian flags at the Protest for Palestine on Saturday, May 15, 2021.. (CraigLee/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Protesters rally in the Mission in support of Palestinians

A crowd gathered in the Mission District Saturday to protest the recent…

Feras Dalia (right) and Mohamed Rasheed (left) wave Palestinian flags at the Protest for Palestine on Saturday, May 15, 2021.. (CraigLee/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Three people killed in SF shootings in less than 24 hours

San Francisco police were scrambling Saturday to respond to a series of…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Melanie Herrera and Dearbhla O’Neill enjoy a beer inside Maggie McGarry’s Bar in North Beach after bars are allowed to reopen at 25-percent capacity on Thursday May 6, 2021. (Jordi Molina/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)

SF bars reopen for first time in more than a year

San Francisco bars reopened for indoor service Thursday after The City moved…

Melanie Herrera and Dearbhla O’Neill enjoy a beer inside Maggie McGarry’s Bar in North Beach after bars are allowed to reopen at 25-percent capacity on Thursday May 6, 2021. (Jordi Molina/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)
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Gil Ayala (left) and Rubin Vasquez at the San Francisco LowRider Council 40th Anniversary Cinco de Mayo Family Cruise along Mission Street near 25th Street in San Francisco, California on Saturday, May 1, 2021. The car is a 1977 Pontiac LeMans owned by Gil Ayala. Gilamonster is his nick name. They are both members of the New Temptation Car Club in Daly City.

(CraigLee/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Cinco de Mayo cruise draws car clubs from around the Bay

Formed in the early 1980s to fight for the right to cruise…

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Gil Ayala (left) and Rubin Vasquez at the San Francisco LowRider Council 40th Anniversary Cinco de Mayo Family Cruise along Mission Street near 25th Street in San Francisco, California on Saturday, May 1, 2021. The car is a 1977 Pontiac LeMans owned by Gil Ayala. Gilamonster is his nick name. They are both members of the New Temptation Car Club in Daly City.

(CraigLee/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Bay Area labor, union members, and community supporters gather at the Embarcadero Plaza before marching to Civic Center for a rally on May Day, Saturday, May 1, 2021, San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Workers take to the street for May Day march and rally

Unions and their supporters took to the streets in San Franisco Saturday…

San Francisco Bay Area labor, union members, and community supporters gather at the Embarcadero Plaza before marching to Civic Center for a rally on May Day, Saturday, May 1, 2021, San Francisco, Calif. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Fans attend the Denver Nuggets verus Golden State Warriors for the 1st time since March 10, 2020 at Chase Center on April 23, 2021 in San Francisco, California. (Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

With fans back in the stands at Chase Arena, the Warriors deliver

A small but enthusiastic crowd was admitted to Chase Arena Friday night…

Fans attend the Denver Nuggets verus Golden State Warriors for the 1st time since March 10, 2020 at Chase Center on April 23, 2021 in San Francisco, California. (Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
An instructor at Sava Pool teaches children drowning prevention techniques. (Jordi Molina/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Indoor city pools reopen for lap swimming and safety classes

Two of San Francisco’s indoor city pools reopened Tuesday, marking another step…

An instructor at Sava Pool teaches children drowning prevention techniques. (Jordi Molina/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Carly Schwartz (Courtesy photo)

San Francisco Examiner names Carly Schwartz editor in chief

Allen Matthews hired as director of editorial operations; Al Saracevic as assistant managing editor

Carly Schwartz (Courtesy photo)
Agonafer Shiferaw waves the Ethiopian flag and welcomes the Eritrean side at the demonstration. (Jordi Molina/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Hundreds turn out to protest conflict in Ethiopia

Native Ethiopian and Eritreans and supporters showed up in downtown San Francisco…

Agonafer Shiferaw waves the Ethiopian flag and welcomes the Eritrean side at the demonstration. (Jordi Molina/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Alex Feng holds a sign and stands in solidarity at the GLBTQ+ Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA) rally to show support for Asian and Pacific Islanders communities on Sunday, March 21, 2021. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Large crowd rallies in Castro for AAPI solidarity

A crowd rallied and marched from San Francisco’s Castro District Sunday to…

Alex Feng holds a sign and stands in solidarity at the GLBTQ+ Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA) rally to show support for Asian and Pacific Islanders communities on Sunday, March 21, 2021. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Runners cross the finish line near Ocean Beach during the 106th Bay to Breakers in 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Bay to Breakers goes virtual in 2021

Runs may be completed between May 16 and June 2

Runners cross the finish line near Ocean Beach during the 106th Bay to Breakers in 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Mayor London Breed speaks at a groundbreaking ceremony for an affordable housing complex at the former Plumbers Union building at 53 Colton St. on Thursday, March 4, 2021. (Sebastian Miño-Bucheli / Special to the S.F. Examiner)

City breaks ground on supportive housing project in “Hub” neighborhood

City officials broke ground Thursday on a supportive housing project that is…

Mayor London Breed speaks at a groundbreaking ceremony for an affordable housing complex at the former Plumbers Union building at 53 Colton St. on Thursday, March 4, 2021. (Sebastian Miño-Bucheli / Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Lawrence Ferlinghetti (Paul Chinn/2000 S.F. Examiner)

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and titan of the Beat era, dies at 101

Elaine Woo Los Angeles Times Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the San Francisco poet, publisher…

Lawrence Ferlinghetti (Paul Chinn/2000 S.F. Examiner)
The slow, careful relocation of a Victorian drew a large crowd on Sunday. (Photo Courtesy David Gallagher @DavidGallagher)

Relocation of historic Victorian draws large crowd

A stately 1880 Victorian was relocated to a new home in the…

The slow, careful relocation of a Victorian drew a large crowd on Sunday. (Photo Courtesy David Gallagher @DavidGallagher)
Christopher Woitel, 50, was last heard from by friends and family members on Jan. 9. (Courtesy photos)

Family reports missing man’s body found

Loved ones hired private investigator, launched search after Christopher Woitel disappeared

Christopher Woitel, 50, was last heard from by friends and family members on Jan. 9. (Courtesy photos)
A young boy holds a sign during the Love Our People, Heal Our Communities SF event hosted by Coalition for Community Safety and Justice at Civic Center Plaza on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Attacks on Asian residents prompt calls for unity, increased resources for community

A large, diverse crowd of more than 200 people gathered at San…

A young boy holds a sign during the Love Our People, Heal Our Communities SF event hosted by Coalition for Community Safety and Justice at Civic Center Plaza on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
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Nearly a dozen injured in three shootings over holiday weekend

Outbreak of gunfire leaves several victims with life-threatening injuries

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A parent collective, Decreasing the Distance, held a march at City Hall on Saturday Feb. 6, 2021 to call for schools to reopen safely. (Samantha Laurey/Special to SF Examiner)

City attorney alleges SFUSD violating students’ constitutional rights by not reopening classrooms

Expanded lawsuit argues school district discriminating on basis of wealth

A parent collective, Decreasing the Distance, held a march at City Hall on Saturday Feb. 6, 2021 to call for schools to reopen safely. (Samantha Laurey/Special to SF Examiner)
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Children safe after stolen minivan recovered with them waiting inside

Van was stolen after the driver left the engine running while he made a food delivery

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Augustine and Paloma Gessner hold signs and march with their mother, Francesca, hoping that their local kindergarten can open for Augustine to attend school in-person. (Samantha Laurey/Special to SF Examiner)

Parents and children march to reopen schools

A large crowd of parents and children marched from San Francisco City…

Augustine and Paloma Gessner hold signs and march with their mother, Francesca, hoping that their local kindergarten can open for Augustine to attend school in-person. (Samantha Laurey/Special to SF Examiner)