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Mike Sullivan leads walking tours of trees around San Francisco. (Courtesy of Friends of the Urban Forest)

Mike Sullivan is top 10 among San Francisco tree lovers

Longtime enthusiast shares his love of The City’s urban forest through his blog, walking tours

Mike Sullivan leads walking tours of trees around San Francisco. (Courtesy of Friends of the Urban Forest)
Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony played on an in-the-round rotating set in S&M2, which opened Chase Center arena on Friday. (Leslie Katz/S.F. Examiner)

S&M2 opens Chase Center with grandeur

Metallica, San Francisco Symphony reunite in big show

Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony played on an in-the-round rotating set in S&M2, which opened Chase Center arena on Friday. (Leslie Katz/S.F. Examiner)
Holiday weekend sees string of stabbings in SF

Holiday weekend sees string of stabbings in SF

Eight people were injured over the holiday weekend in a series of…

Holiday weekend sees string of stabbings in SF
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, a free music festival in Golden Gate Park, has typically been a freewheeling event with open boundaries and no fences or security checkpoints. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass adds fencing, security checks in response to recent shootings

Free music festival in Golden Gate Park bans coolers, restricts backpacks

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, a free music festival in Golden Gate Park, has typically been a freewheeling event with open boundaries and no fences or security checkpoints. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Brandon Lee (Courtesy photo)

Family, elected officials call for increased security for injured journalist

Brandon Lee allegedly targeted by armed forces in Phillipines over human rights work

Brandon Lee (Courtesy photo)
Resident doctors and health care workers demonstrate against Immigration and Customs Enforcement policies outside Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019.

Hospital workers protest ICE

Health care workers demonstrated against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement policy at…

Resident doctors and health care workers demonstrate against Immigration and Customs Enforcement policies outside Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019.
Pete Buttigieg speaks with Uber and Lyft drivers at a rally on Market Street Tuesday afternoon. (Photo courtesy Gig Workers Rising)

‘Mayor Pete’ Buttigieg protests with workers outside Uber HQ

California Uber and Lyft drivers agitating to be recognized as employees just…

Pete Buttigieg speaks with Uber and Lyft drivers at a rally on Market Street Tuesday afternoon. (Photo courtesy Gig Workers Rising)
Zendesk building evacuated due to electrical fire

Zendesk building evacuated due to electrical fire

Firefighters responded to a one-alarm fire in the basement of the Zendesk…

Zendesk building evacuated due to electrical fire
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Runway repairs at SFO expected to delay flights in September

Travelers could experience wait times of up two hours

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Early morning Tenderloin stabbing injures man

Early morning Tenderloin stabbing injures man

A man was stabbed early Friday morning in the Tenderloin, police said.…

Early morning Tenderloin stabbing injures man
Protesters call out Gap Inc. for plastic waste pollution

Protesters call out Gap Inc. for plastic waste pollution

Around a dozen protesters gathered outside Gap Inc.’s Embarcadero headquarters Friday to…

Protesters call out Gap Inc. for plastic waste pollution
One stabbed, one shot in Mission District fight

One stabbed, one shot in Mission District fight

One person was shot and another stabbed in a violent fight in…

One stabbed, one shot in Mission District fight
Warriors team up with Candytopia to open ‘Hooptopia’

Warriors team up with Candytopia to open ‘Hooptopia’

Attraction will let fans live out their dreams of NBA stardom

Warriors team up with Candytopia to open ‘Hooptopia’
1000th California red-legged frog after its release and seen underwater. (Courtesy photo)

Red-legged frogs making a comeback at Yosemite with help of SF Zoo

After four years, San Francisco Zoo officials wrapped up a successful reintroduction…

1000th California red-legged frog after its release and seen underwater. (Courtesy photo)
Fight leads to shooting on Market Street

Fight leads to shooting on Market Street

Shots were fired after a fight broke out on Market Street early…

Fight leads to shooting on Market Street
Portola fire displaces five residents

Portola fire displaces five residents

Two families were displaced by a fire in the Portola neighborhood Tuesday…

Portola fire displaces five residents
New SamTrans line provides faster service between San Francisco and Foster City

New SamTrans line provides faster service between San Francisco and Foster City

Peninsula commuters have a faster option thanks to a new bus service…

New SamTrans line provides faster service between San Francisco and Foster City
The window display at the MCM store near Union Square on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 (Théophile Larcher/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

High-end bag store robbed in broad daylight near Union Square

A group of thieves snatched items from a luxury bag store near…

The window display at the MCM store near Union Square on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019 (Théophile Larcher/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Mitch Peterson was the 500th person to have a heart transplant at California Pacific Medical Center Van Ness hospital. (Courtesy Sutter Health)

Heart transplant patient raring to ‘have a second lease on life’

Mitch Peterson waited years for the breath he took Wednesday when he…

Mitch Peterson was the 500th person to have a heart transplant at California Pacific Medical Center Van Ness hospital. (Courtesy Sutter Health)
Market Street hit-and-run victim id’ed as 79-year-old SF woman

Market Street hit-and-run victim id’ed as 79-year-old SF woman

A pedestrian who was struck and killed in a traffic collision at…

Market Street hit-and-run victim id’ed as 79-year-old SF woman