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Former Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs spoke to San Francisco’s new Guaranteed Income Advisory Group on April 16. (Courtesy SFGOV)

City launches task force to explore Universal Basic Income programs

San Francisco on Friday launched a guaranteed income task force that could…

Demonstrators march from Mission High School towards the San Francisco Police station on Valencia Street. (Jordi Molina/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Vigil, march honors those killed by police

Deaths of Daunte Wright, Roger Allen and others prompt renewed calls for defunding

Muni’s K-Ingleside line will return six months earlier than previously announced. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

K-Ingleside train to return on May 15

Announcement comes on the heels of pressure from Supervisor Myrna Melgar

Violent crime has decreased in The City since San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin took office. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

A recall of District Attorney Chesa Boudin would not reduce crime in San Francisco

Issues of crime and punishment are among the hardest we deal with…

Violent crime has decreased in The City since San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin took office. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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Police investigating afternoon shooting in Excelsior

San Francisco police are investigating a daytime shooting that injured a man…

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San Francisco Unified School District opened some classrooms this week, including Bryant Elementary School. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD must stay focused on full, five-day reopening

By Jenny Lam This week I greeted students at Bret Harte Elementary…

San Francisco Unified School District opened some classrooms this week, including Bryant Elementary School. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A Recology employee stands at the comapany’s recycling facility on Pier 96 in 2016. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

Nuru scandal: Feds charge second former Recology executive with bribery

A second former Recology executive is facing charges for allegedly bribing ex-Public…

A Recology employee stands at the comapany’s recycling facility on Pier 96 in 2016. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)
City College of San Francisco has issued layoff warnings to 160 faculty members. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City College classes for English learners jeopardized by cutbacks

English learners and their supporters called for financial support from The City…

City College of San Francisco has issued layoff warnings to 160 faculty members. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Medical assistant Judith Holmes administers a vaccine to patient Vik Kashyap at a new COVID-19 neighborhood vaccination site at 3271 18th St. in the Mission District on Thursday, April 15, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

New vaccine site opens in Mission District

A new vaccine site for Mission community members opened Thursday at 18th…

Medical assistant Judith Holmes administers a vaccine to patient Vik Kashyap at a new COVID-19 neighborhood vaccination site at 3271 18th St. in the Mission District on Thursday, April 15, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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Stanford’s Kiana Williams drafted by WNBA champion Seattle Storm

Kiana Williams is going from one championship team to another. A senior…

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Skier Andy Padlo crosses a frozen Spicer Reservoir. (Courtesy photo)

Stormy weather tests skiers’ mettle on Dardanelle traverse

Overcoming challenges makes outings more rewarding

Skier Andy Padlo crosses a frozen Spicer Reservoir. (Courtesy photo)
Supervisor Rafael Mandelman and former Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer stood outside The City’s first Safe Sleeping Village at Civic Center to announce legislation on Oct. 20, 2021 to establish a Safe Sleeping Sites Program for unsheltered people. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

A “shelter for all” policy sounds good, but it takes resources away from long term solutions

By Jennifer Friedenbach Homelessness is on the brink of exploding in San…

Supervisor Rafael Mandelman and former Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer stood outside The City’s first Safe Sleeping Village at Civic Center to announce legislation on Oct. 20, 2021 to establish a Safe Sleeping Sites Program for unsheltered people. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Confrontation ends in shooting near SF Civic Center

San Francisco police believe four young suspects were involved in the shooting…

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“Gunda” is director Victor Kossakovsky’s moving film about a pig on a Norwegian farm.<ins> (Courtesy Neon)</ins>

Two enlightening docs: ‘Gunda,’ ‘The Last Animals’

Films show how humans wreak havoc in natural world

“Gunda” is director Victor Kossakovsky’s moving film about a pig on a Norwegian farm.<ins> (Courtesy Neon)</ins>
Talika Fletcher, sister of Roger Allen, is consoled at a vigil to honor her brother, who was killed by Daly City Police on April 7, on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Supporters march for SF man killed by Daly City police

Struggle over fake gun ends in shooting of 44-year-old Roger Allen, DA says

Talika Fletcher, sister of Roger Allen, is consoled at a vigil to honor her brother, who was killed by Daly City Police on April 7, on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Curfews on indoor dining have been lifted as The City continues to reopen business. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City to allow expanded indoor dining, limited indoor concerts and small conferences

With new COVID-19 cases remaining stable, San Francisco will continue to expand…

Curfews on indoor dining have been lifted as The City continues to reopen business. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Syd Mandelbaum created the home run tracker, which revolutionized statistics in major league sports. (Courtesy photo)

Home run tracker, with roots at Candlestick Park, marks 30 years

When Giants first baseman Brandon Belt slugged a solo home run in…

Syd Mandelbaum created the home run tracker, which revolutionized statistics in major league sports. (Courtesy photo)
Tenants’ rights laws are often mysterious and written in language that confuses. (Shutterstock)

It’s not a good time to be a bad landlord

Tenant Relief Act, at last, is one positive thing for renters

Tenants’ rights laws are often mysterious and written in language that confuses. (Shutterstock)
The often great Morgan Freeman, seemingly inexplicably, stars in “Vanquish.” <ins>(Courtesy Lionsgate)</ins>

Action flick ‘Vanquish’ is bafflingly awful

Morgan Freeman-Ruby Rose vehicle might be worth viewing for a laugh

The often great Morgan Freeman, seemingly inexplicably, stars in “Vanquish.” <ins>(Courtesy Lionsgate)</ins>
A proposed project would add dozens of housing units at 468 Turk St. 
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Tenderloin residents push back on group housing project proposals

Advocates call for larger units to draw families, counter large number of SROs in neighborhood

A proposed project would add dozens of housing units at 468 Turk St. 
<ins>Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner</ins>