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SFPD seeks suspect in hit and run of 90-year-old pedestrian

Woman clings to life after Diamond Heights collision

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A supportive housing project is planned at this site in Mission Bay next to Police Headquarters. (Steven Ho/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Construction begins on 140-unit Mission Bay building for the formerly homeless

San Francisco has begun building a 140-unit housing complex in Mission Bay…

A supportive housing project is planned at this site in Mission Bay next to Police Headquarters. (Steven Ho/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)
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At least 1 dead in fatal crash on Bay Bridge

At least one person is dead following a traffic crash Monday afternoon…

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The French Laundry is a well-known Michelin-starred restaurant in Yountville. (Leonard Zhukovsky/Shutterstock)

Gov. Newsom apologizes for attending birthday dinner in Napa county

By Eli Walsh Bay City News Foundation Gov. Gavin Newsom publicly apologized…

The French Laundry is a well-known Michelin-starred restaurant in Yountville. (Leonard Zhukovsky/Shutterstock)
The SFMTA will conduct community outreach in seven neighborhoods to determine if there is interest and support for Slow Streets corridors. (Courtesy SFMTA)

SFMTA to focus next wave of Slow Streets on ‘historically underserved’ neighborhoods

Agency conducting targeted outreach through December 10

The SFMTA will conduct community outreach in seven neighborhoods to determine if there is interest and support for Slow Streets corridors. (Courtesy SFMTA)
People take pictures and video near Pier 14 during the king tides event on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Rainy, chilly weather to hit San Francisco this week

“Substantial” rain is coming to San Francisco early Tuesday morning through Wednesday,…

People take pictures and video near Pier 14 during the king tides event on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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SF shuts down non-essential offices after state reimposes tougher COVID-19 restrictions

Coronavirus increasing at record rates, pushing dozens of counties into more restrictive categories

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San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man taken to SF hospital with life-threatening gunshot wound

Victim unable to provide details about shooting

San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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SF to launch COVID-19 testing site at Alemany Farmer’s Market

Following the closure of the South of Market testing site, access to…

Coronavirus COVID-19 testing (Shutterstock)
About 50 protesters marched along Seventh Street from the San Francisco Police Officers Association building to City Hall Sunday to demand the Board of Supervisors rejects a proposed San Francisco Police Officers Association contract. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Protesters call out proposed contract deal with police union

A group of around 50 protesters rallied near the headquarters of the…

About 50 protesters marched along Seventh Street from the San Francisco Police Officers Association building to City Hall Sunday to demand the Board of Supervisors rejects a proposed San Francisco Police Officers Association contract. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
President-elect Joe Biden’s housing platform includes plans for a $100 billion fund to construct and rehabilitate affordable housing. <ins>(Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)</ins>

Biden administration will bring new focus on housing — and possibly new funding as well

Tackling housing affordability may return as a national priority next year, with…

President-elect Joe Biden’s housing platform includes plans for a $100 billion fund to construct and rehabilitate affordable housing. <ins>(Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)</ins>
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Complaint filed against SF immigration judge accused of ‘terrorizing’ immigrants

A coalition of 17 legal services and immigration groups on Thursday announced…

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Volunteers Cricket Miller and Kevin Feng plan how to cover their assigned route for the homeless point-in-time count on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF to stick with late evening homeless count

San Francisco will continue to count the homeless in the late evening…

Volunteers Cricket Miller and Kevin Feng plan how to cover their assigned route for the homeless point-in-time count on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
District Attorney Chesa Boudin said prosecutors are carrying high caseloads due to a staffing shortage. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

‘Severe’ understaffing at DA’s office could harm cases

Boudin seeks approval from Breed to fill positions

District Attorney Chesa Boudin said prosecutors are carrying high caseloads due to a staffing shortage. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Gov. Gavin Newsom says he should have skipped outdoor dinner with other households as COVID-19 cases soar

Taryn Luna, John Myers Los Angeles Times Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday…

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transit District board voted to eliminate 205 positions as a cost-cutting measure during the pandemic. 
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Golden Gate Bridge Transit District approves mass layoffs in response to COVID-19 budget disaster

Emotional meeting still leaves 150 employees out of work come January

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transit District board voted to eliminate 205 positions as a cost-cutting measure during the pandemic. 
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Seniors at Priya Living Center in Fremont participate in an enthusiastic Jeopardy session with COVID Networks co-founders Pranav Eranki and Sivansh Chitti and longtime volunteer Neil Angajala. (Courtesy photo)

South Bay teens’ online platform connects senior citizens

COVID Networks provides socializing opportunities for old folks

Seniors at Priya Living Center in Fremont participate in an enthusiastic Jeopardy session with COVID Networks co-founders Pranav Eranki and Sivansh Chitti and longtime volunteer Neil Angajala. (Courtesy photo)
San Francisco’s Great Highway was closed in March to provide open space for pedestrians and cyclists during the pandemic. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Temporary Great Highway closure could lose support from District Four supervisor

Gordon Mar asks SFMTA to take action to calm traffic and reduce congestion on surrounding streets

San Francisco’s Great Highway was closed in March to provide open space for pedestrians and cyclists during the pandemic. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
An SFPD logo on a police car outside the new Portola Substation on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Arrests made in Halloween kidnapping of man bound, shot

Victim dumped on Bayshore Boulevard after being beaten, robbed

An SFPD logo on a police car outside the new Portola Substation on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The governors of California, Oregon and Washington issued a joint advisory Friday urging residents to avoid out-of-state travel and advising those who do to self-quarantine for 14 days on their arrival in the West Coast states. (Shutterstock)

California issues travel advisory as state reaches 1 million coronavirus cases

Michael McGough The Sacramento Bee Restrictions are tightening back up in California’s…

The governors of California, Oregon and Washington issued a joint advisory Friday urging residents to avoid out-of-state travel and advising those who do to self-quarantine for 14 days on their arrival in the West Coast states. (Shutterstock)