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Alison Collins, a candidate for the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education, speaks at a forum at the Potrero Hill Neighborhood Center on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Alison Collins sues school board colleagues after facing backlash over tweets

School board member Alison Collins is suing her fellow board members after…

Alison Collins, a candidate for the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education, speaks at a forum at the Potrero Hill Neighborhood Center on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People line up to enter the Moscone South COVID-19 Vaccination Hub on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Appointments may be hard to come by as vaccine eligibility expands

California opens up doses to people aged 50 or older beginning Thursday

People line up to enter the Moscone South COVID-19 Vaccination Hub on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Godzilla battles Kong in in the fun action-adventure “Godzilla vs. Kong.” (Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures)

Smash of the titans: ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’

Dumb and fun flick delivers everything you want from a giant monster movie

Godzilla battles Kong in in the fun action-adventure “Godzilla vs. Kong.” (Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures)
Announcing that federal money will come to San Francisco, Mayor London Breed said, “We are not going to need to lay off any employees. Instead we are able to make investments in our recovery.” <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Federal funding shrinks SF budget deficit to $23M

American Rescue Plan saves city from layoffs, deep service cuts

Announcing that federal money will come to San Francisco, Mayor London Breed said, “We are not going to need to lay off any employees. Instead we are able to make investments in our recovery.” <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Pedestrian killed in Outer Mission collision identified

San Francisco’s Medical Examiner’s Office on Tuesday identified a 79-year-old pedestrian killed…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)
State Sen. Scott Wiener wants to open up sheriff contests to all registered voters. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

California bill would lift restrictions on who can run for sheriff

Decades-old rules blamed for stifling criminal justice reform

State Sen. Scott Wiener wants to open up sheriff contests to all registered voters. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
San Francisco schools may alter several morning bell times this fall in a bid to save transportation costs. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD to streamline times kids start class in the morning

Changes to help district save money amid ‘budget crisis’

San Francisco schools may alter several morning bell times this fall in a bid to save transportation costs. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Julia Brothers gives a touching performance in “I Was Right Here.” (Courtesy San Francisco Playhouse)

Julia Brothers captivates in ‘I Was Right Here’

‘Trouble in Mind’ a timely study of racism in theater

Julia Brothers gives a touching performance in “I Was Right Here.” (Courtesy San Francisco Playhouse)
San Performances presents the fun Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain in a virtual concert on April 1. (Courtesy Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain/San Francisco Performances)

San Francisco Performances offers innovative PIVOT concerts online

Program kicks off with ukuele concert on April 1

San Performances presents the fun Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain in a virtual concert on April 1. (Courtesy Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain/San Francisco Performances)
Nearly 4,000 San Francisco residents reached for a recent survey favor closing the Upper Great Highway indefinitely (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Closing Upper Great Highway for good is popular, survey finds

Going car-free would not come without impacts to traffic and transit

Nearly 4,000 San Francisco residents reached for a recent survey favor closing the Upper Great Highway indefinitely (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Recording artist Genevieve Stokes says much of her songwriting happens subconsciously. (Courtesy Atlantic Records)

Genevieve Stokes debuts with solid ‘Swimming Lessons’

Singer-songwriter, 19, has been performing for more than a decade

Recording artist Genevieve Stokes says much of her songwriting happens subconsciously. (Courtesy Atlantic Records)
The San Francisco Giants are expecting to welcome some 8,000 fans at the 2021 home opener. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF Giants expect 8,000 fans at Oracle Park’s home opener

Season ticket holders get first dibs

The San Francisco Giants are expecting to welcome some 8,000 fans at the 2021 home opener. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Giant Mauricio Dubon, pictured in 2020, connected in the team’s final 2021 spring training game against the A’s in Arizona. (Chris Victorio/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants beat A’s in final 2021 spring training game

By Nick Zeller-Singh As spring training comes to an end, the San…

  • Mar 29, 2021
Giant Mauricio Dubon, pictured in 2020, connected in the team’s final 2021 spring training game against the A’s in Arizona. (Chris Victorio/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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Four pedestrians struck by vehicle at Mission sideshow

Police in San Francisco are seeking a vehicle that fled after striking…

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Circus Camp at the Circus Center teaches arial stunts and tumbling, Courtesy of Fernando Gambaroni

Kids camps open up for summer fun, learning

Programs especially welcome following year of being shut in

Circus Camp at the Circus Center teaches arial stunts and tumbling, Courtesy of Fernando Gambaroni
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Motorcyclist killed in McLaren Park crash

Pedestrian also injured on same day in Mission

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St. Ignatius captains Pete Quill, Daniel Lombardi, Siaki Gallegos-Hunkin, Duke Reeder and Seta Netane pose with the Gil Haskell Trophy after a 42-0 victory over Riordan. (Ethan Kassel/Special to S.F. Examiner)

St. Ignatius retains Gil Haskell Trophy, shuts out Riordan for third straight year

Team prevails with 42-0 win in opening game of truncated spring season

St. Ignatius captains Pete Quill, Daniel Lombardi, Siaki Gallegos-Hunkin, Duke Reeder and Seta Netane pose with the Gil Haskell Trophy after a 42-0 victory over Riordan. (Ethan Kassel/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Heliot Ramos earned praise from the San Francisco Giants in his first spring training. (Twitter screenshot)

Outfielder Heliot Ramos wins Giants’ Barney Nugent Award

Honor goes to outstanding player who exemplifies team spirit

  • Mar 29, 2021
Heliot Ramos earned praise from the San Francisco Giants in his first spring training. (Twitter screenshot)
San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man, 72, robbed of camera in Financial District

An elderly man was struck on the head and had his camera…

San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Sen. Dianne Feinstein became California’s longest-serving U.S. senator Sunday. (Samuel Corum/Getty Images/TNS)

Dianne Feinstein becomes California’s longest-serving US senator

Jennifer Haberkorn Los Angeles Times Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Sunday became the…

Sen. Dianne Feinstein became California’s longest-serving U.S. senator Sunday. (Samuel Corum/Getty Images/TNS)