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Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins (22) led with 19 points along with Eric Paschall in Wednesday’s game against the Clippers at Chase Center.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Warriors fall to Clippers, 108-101

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George each scored 21 points and Serge Ibaka…

Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins (22) led with 19 points along with Eric Paschall in Wednesday’s game against the Clippers at Chase Center.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
A suspected arson caused extensive damage at an Armenian church in San Francisco’s Laurel Heights neighborhood. <ins>(Courtesy Alex Bastian)</ins>

Rising hate crimes against Armenians serve as a warning

By Stephan Pechdimaldji Over the past year the number of hate crimes…

A suspected arson caused extensive damage at an Armenian church in San Francisco’s Laurel Heights neighborhood. <ins>(Courtesy Alex Bastian)</ins>
"Fifth Chinese Daughter" and "Lost Department Stores of San Francisco" are two engaging non-fiction titles touching on The City's rich history. (Courtesy photos)

A diverse reading list to welcome 2021

Here are 10 recommended books, many with SF ties

"Fifth Chinese Daughter" and "Lost Department Stores of San Francisco" are two engaging non-fiction titles touching on The City's rich history. (Courtesy photos)
Residents of Treasure Island report serious health concerns that may be associated with the area’s toxic environment.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

The safety of Treasure Island residents must be addressed

SF needs to step up to improve health of low-income dwellers

Residents of Treasure Island report serious health concerns that may be associated with the area’s toxic environment.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Since the closure of Twin Peaks Boulevard to vehicle traffic during the pandemic, neighbors have been disturbed and disrupted by people partying and causing crime.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner )</ins>

Upper Twin Peaks neighbors fight SFMTA for their future

On March 28, The City of San Francisco closed its 120-year old…

Since the closure of Twin Peaks Boulevard to vehicle traffic during the pandemic, neighbors have been disturbed and disrupted by people partying and causing crime.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner )</ins>
Diego Rivera’s 1931 “The Making of a Fresco Showing the Building of a City” is at the San Francisco Art Institute. (Courtesy SFAI)

Supervisors move to protect Art Institute Diego Rivera mural

Supervisor Aaron Peskin introduced legislation Tuesday to landmark the San Francisco Art…

Diego Rivera’s 1931 “The Making of a Fresco Showing the Building of a City” is at the San Francisco Art Institute. (Courtesy SFAI)
Manny Yekutiel, owner of Manny’s, was approved for a seat on San Francisco’s transit board on Tuesday, along with Fiona Hinze. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Supes approve two SFMTA directors despite pushback about lack of Latino representation

Fiona Hinze and Manny Yekutiel will complete the seven-person board

Manny Yekutiel, owner of Manny’s, was approved for a seat on San Francisco’s transit board on Tuesday, along with Fiona Hinze. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Struggling restaurants will get a break on city fees under legislation introduced by Mayor London Breed and approved by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner”</ins>

Latest SF small business relief: $5M fee waiver

Breed vows to provide ‘more immediate relief’

Struggling restaurants will get a break on city fees under legislation introduced by Mayor London Breed and approved by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner”</ins>
Troy McAlister appeared for his arraignment at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco on Tuesday. McAlister is accused of killing two women after speeding through a stoplight in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood in a stolen car on New Year’s Eve. (Pool photo by Jessica Christian/San Francisco Chronicle)

Judge orders detention for parolee in deadly hit and run

Troy McAlister pleads not guilty to felony charges

Troy McAlister appeared for his arraignment at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco on Tuesday. McAlister is accused of killing two women after speeding through a stoplight in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood in a stolen car on New Year’s Eve. (Pool photo by Jessica Christian/San Francisco Chronicle)
Robbie Chater, left, and Tony Di Blasi of The Avalanches released “We Will Always Love You” in December. (Courtesy photo)

Avalanches met with real humans in the studio

Australian electronic duo’s latest third album features impressive guests

Robbie Chater, left, and Tony Di Blasi of The Avalanches released “We Will Always Love You” in December. (Courtesy photo)
A memorial for the victims of a deadly New Year’s Eve hit-and-run sits near the intersection of Second and Mission streets on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Parolee faces manslaughter charges over deadly hit and run

DA criticized for not charging driver in earlier cases

A memorial for the victims of a deadly New Year’s Eve hit-and-run sits near the intersection of Second and Mission streets on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The City’s bi-annual homeless count helps determine funding allocations. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/S.F. Examiner)

SF to cancel 2021 unsheltered homeless count due to COVID-19 surge

San Francisco is canceling plans to count the homeless people living on…

The City’s bi-annual homeless count helps determine funding allocations. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/S.F. Examiner)
The 19 Polk line is one of four that will get temporary transit lanes added to keep bus travel times down. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Youth board to advise SFMTA on transit issues

Teenage transit enthusiasts in San Francisco will soon have the opportunity to…

The 19 Polk line is one of four that will get temporary transit lanes added to keep bus travel times down. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The UCSF Parnassus campus on Friday, July 10, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

UCSF to build more than 1,200 units of workforce housing as part of deal reached with city

Massive expansion will add another 1.5 million square feet to Parnassus campus

The UCSF Parnassus campus on Friday, July 10, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco schools’ coordinated care teams will include staffers as well as members of students’ families. (SFUSD screenshot)

New coordinated care teams help SFUSD better serve students

Schools will have individual site leaders and facilitators

San Francisco schools’ coordinated care teams will include staffers as well as members of students’ families. (SFUSD screenshot)
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at NIH. (Pool/Getty Images/TNS)

COVID-19 fatalities in US top 350,000. Refuting Trump, Fauci says deaths are ‘not fake’

Laura King Los Angeles Times As the U.S. COVID-19 death toll surpassed…

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at NIH. (Pool/Getty Images/TNS)
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger makes remarks during a news conference at the Georgia State Capitol building in Atlanta, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

‘Find’ winning votes for him, Trump demands in taped call with Georgia official

Laura King Los Angeles Times President Donald Trump demanded that Georgia’s top…

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger makes remarks during a news conference at the Georgia State Capitol building in Atlanta, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard rolls out to pass against the Dallas Cowboys at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Thursday, August 9, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

49ers end tough season with 26-23 loss to Seahawks

It wasn’t supposed to end this way for a team that less…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard rolls out to pass against the Dallas Cowboys at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. on Thursday, August 9, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Bulls guard Coby White is pictured chasing Warriors guard Stephen Curry on Dec. 27. The Warriors are scheduled to play several games at Chase Center this week.
Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

The week in Bay Area sports

Here’s a look at the upcoming major Bay Area sports events (schedules…

Bulls guard Coby White is pictured chasing Warriors guard Stephen Curry on Dec. 27. The Warriors are scheduled to play several games at Chase Center this week.
Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
From left: Maria G. Contreras, Andrea Guevara-Castro, Johana Fuentes and Edgar Castellanos, all volunteers with the UCSF student-run Cliníca Martín-Baró, stand outside the community center where the clinic operates in the Mission District on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Pandemic highlights need for San Francisco’s health ‘program of last resort’

While other options have emerged, Healthy SF helps those who might otherwise fall through the cracks

From left: Maria G. Contreras, Andrea Guevara-Castro, Johana Fuentes and Edgar Castellanos, all volunteers with the UCSF student-run Cliníca Martín-Baró, stand outside the community center where the clinic operates in the Mission District on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)