Examiner Staff

A four-alarm grass fire on Sign Hill in San Francisco produced a large plume of smoke on Friday Oct. 16, 2020. (Michael Barba/S.F. Examiner)

Large grass fire burns South San Francisco hillside near famous sign

A grass fire near the South San Francisco sign Friday afternoon prompted…

A four-alarm grass fire on Sign Hill in San Francisco produced a large plume of smoke on Friday Oct. 16, 2020. (Michael Barba/S.F. Examiner)

Carjacking suspect shot and killed while being detained by police

San Francisco police shot and killed a person after an alleged attempted…

Library, school district partner on new bookmobile service

New pop-up pickup service will let patrons pick up books from school sites, Treasure Island

Fire danger high in North and East Bay as region enters another hot, dry weekend

Spare the Air Alert issued for Sunday as heat, smoke and fumes expected to increase

Protests over death of Breonna Taylor reach Bay Area bridges

Protesters outraged by the lack of an indictment in the fatal shooting…

Giants keep playoff hopes alive with 7-2 victory over Rockies

The Giants moved to the top spot in a crowded race for four National League playoff spots.

Photo Gallery: Crowd gathers at City Hall to memorialize Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A crowd gathered at San Francisco’s City Hall Sunday to memorialize Supreme…

Photos: California wildfire smoke turns San Francisco skies orange

San Francisco’s downtown was swathed in red skies and gloom Wednesday morning…

Breed rejects attacks on Pelosi’s hair salon visit

Mayor says ‘We have bigger issues’ than apparent rule violation

Giants beat Dodgers in extras to win seventh straight

The San Francisco Giants won their seventh-straight game Tuesday night 10-8 over the Dodgers.

Fires kill 1 in Santa Cruz County, others reported missing

One person has died in the fires burning in San Mateo and…

Bay Area fires kill four, trigger widespread evacuations

Firefighters report a lack of resources hampering efforts to fight flames

Recreational access to Alcatraz Island restored

Reduced capacity ferry service ensures safety, guests must stay outdoors

Former BART board director and newspaper publisher James Fang dead at 59

Former BART board member, attorney and newspaper publisher James Fang died Friday…

Man killed in South of Market shooting

One person is dead and one taken into custody after a shooting…

Driver arrested in death of pedestrian

50-year-old San Francisco resident killed in collision near Saint Mary’s Cathedral

SF heart art project seeks submissions

17th annual showcase-sale benefits hospital foundation

Five-alarm structure fire hits multiple buildings near 13th and Folsom

San Francisco firefighters battled a five-alarm fire in an area just south…

Group protests against reopening schools

A small group of protesters gathered at CCSF’s Ocean campus to form…