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Community leaders, friends, human rights advocates gathered on the steps of City Hall on Friday to call attention to the shooting of San Francisco native Brandon Lee in the Philippines. (Theophile Larcher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Protesters rally against shooting of journalist in the Philippines

Brandon Lee, a San Francisco native, was shot four times as he was coming home in the Ifugao province in the Philippines

Community leaders, friends, human rights advocates gathered on the steps of City Hall on Friday to call attention to the shooting of San Francisco native Brandon Lee in the Philippines. (Theophile Larcher/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Darjis Vickers, among the first cohort of students at Humanmade, works on a sphere for a personal project.. (Théophile Larcher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Nonprofit launches manufacturing training facility in Design District

A nonprofit offering hands-on training in design and manufacturing is set to…

Darjis Vickers, among the first cohort of students at Humanmade, works on a sphere for a personal project.. (Théophile Larcher/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Cassiyah Holmes, left, and Kiara Malone, both seniors at Life Learning Academy, pick up gift laundry baskets provided by Mayor London Breed during a tour of the new student dormitory at the school on Treasure Island on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Treasure Island charter school opens new dorm for students in need of a home

Life Learning Academy gives students with troubled academic histories a second chance

Cassiyah Holmes, left, and Kiara Malone, both seniors at Life Learning Academy, pick up gift laundry baskets provided by Mayor London Breed during a tour of the new student dormitory at the school on Treasure Island on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
City officials applaud after Mayor London Breed signs the City’s $12.3 billion budget for fiscal years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 at the Richmond District Neighborhood Center on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Breed signs $12.3B budget

Mayor London Breed signed the new Fiscal Year 2019/2020 and 2020-2021 budget…

City officials applaud after Mayor London Breed signs the City’s $12.3 billion budget for fiscal years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 at the Richmond District Neighborhood Center on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Bay Area Puerto-Rican community celebrates Governor Ricardo Roselló’s resignation

Bay Area Puerto-Rican community celebrates Governor Ricardo Roselló’s resignation

‘Our people are waking up in such a wonderful and decisive way’

Bay Area Puerto-Rican community celebrates Governor Ricardo Roselló’s resignation
Police shoot dog on Market Street

Police shoot dog on Market Street

Police shot a dog in downtown San Francisco late Wednesday afternoon. An…

Police shoot dog on Market Street
Tenderloin all-immigrant team nurtures up-and-coming soccer star

Tenderloin all-immigrant team nurtures up-and-coming soccer star

San Francisco State University sophomore Moheeb Ali scores big in Street Soccer USA Cup

Tenderloin all-immigrant team nurtures up-and-coming soccer star
Organizers for the Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival said they were planning to discuss security with police after a shooting in Gilroy Sunday at the popular Garlic Festival. (Courtesy photo)

Festivals reviewing security measures after Gilroy shooting

Some Bay Area festivals are reviewing their security and safety protocols following…

Organizers for the Half Moon Bay Art and Pumpkin Festival said they were planning to discuss security with police after a shooting in Gilroy Sunday at the popular Garlic Festival. (Courtesy photo)
The Warriors’ new Chase Center arena is approaching completion. (Ryan Gorcey/S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors to offer free Muni rides for upcoming Chase Center events

Those attending Chase Center’s upcoming events using San Francisco’s public transit system…

The Warriors’ new Chase Center arena is approaching completion. (Ryan Gorcey/S.F. Examiner)
Water from Powell Street BART station to heat downtown San Francisco hotels

Water from Powell Street BART station to heat downtown San Francisco hotels

A new water recycling project unveiled Tuesday using water drained from the…

Water from Powell Street BART station to heat downtown San Francisco hotels
A broken door was the only sign of a robbery at a Nob Hill jewelry store that occurred over the weekend. (Theophile Larcher/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Nob Hill jewelry store robbed by two suspects in U-Haul van

A Nob Hill jewelry store got robbed Sunday morning in what appears…

A broken door was the only sign of a robbery at a Nob Hill jewelry store that occurred over the weekend. (Theophile Larcher/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
SF gets new rental bikes

SF gets new rental bikes

San Francisco welcomed 2,400 electric-assist rental bikes on its streets Friday morning…

SF gets new rental bikes
Tom Steyer spoke with attendees after a campaign event at Manny’s on Wednesday July 17, 2019. (Théophile Larcher/Special to The Examiner)

Billionaire Tom Steyer pledges to fight corporations at Mission District campaign event

Presidential candidate positions himself as a financially independent outsider

Tom Steyer spoke with attendees after a campaign event at Manny’s on Wednesday July 17, 2019. (Théophile Larcher/Special to The Examiner)
Man stabbed with scissors by suspect he met on dating app

Man stabbed with scissors by suspect he met on dating app

A man was attacked with scissors Monday morning by a man he…

Man stabbed with scissors by suspect he met on dating app
Racial slur prompts hate crime investigation

Racial slur prompts hate crime investigation

Police say man attacked, robbed by two suspects in Tenderloin

Racial slur prompts hate crime investigation
Patrick Mahar, an architect turned urban sketcher in his free time, works on a drawing of Temple Emanu-El in the Inner Richmond District on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Sketches illustrate homes of SF’s RV dwellers

On June 26, Patrick Mahar posted a sketch under the caption “sweet…

Patrick Mahar, an architect turned urban sketcher in his free time, works on a drawing of Temple Emanu-El in the Inner Richmond District on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Mayor London Breed speaks at a news conference supporting and informing immigrants of their rights ahead of threatened ICE operations for this coming weekend alongside state Assemblymember David Chiu, city officials and immigrant rights advocates at City Hall on Friday, July 12, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF braces for immigration raids

Mayor London Breed reaffirms city’s sanctuary status, reminds immigrants of their legal rights

Mayor London Breed speaks at a news conference supporting and informing immigrants of their rights ahead of threatened ICE operations for this coming weekend alongside state Assemblymember David Chiu, city officials and immigrant rights advocates at City Hall on Friday, July 12, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The 33-foot-deep Sunset Reservoir South Basin has been empty for the past two months for maintenance and inspection. (Théophile Larcher/Special to The Examiner)

Sunset Reservoir shut down for cleaning

Facility supplies drinking water to 43 percent of The City’s residents

The 33-foot-deep Sunset Reservoir South Basin has been empty for the past two months for maintenance and inspection. (Théophile Larcher/Special to The Examiner)
Merced County man killed in South of Market shooting

Merced County man killed in South of Market shooting

A Merced County man was killed in a fatal shooting early Sunday…

Merced County man killed in South of Market shooting
Assault suspect struck, killed on freeway

Assault suspect struck, killed on freeway

Suspect was seen running on to I-280 after officers responded to Balboa Park Station

Assault suspect struck, killed on freeway