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Supervisor Connie Chan wants to develop a citywide COVID-recovery plan for restoring transit, including attention to Muni service. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Supervisor Chan calls for comprehensive strategy to restore transit and mobility options

Supervisor Connie Chan has one question for San Francisco’s transit agency: What’s…

Supervisor Connie Chan wants to develop a citywide COVID-recovery plan for restoring transit, including attention to Muni service. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
The Asian Art Museum has possessed a pair of 1,000 year old lintels from Thai religious sites since(Shutterstock)

City, Asian Art Museum agree to return two Thai religious relics

Federal prosecutors announced Wednesday the settlement of a 2020 forfeiture action concerning…

The Asian Art Museum has possessed a pair of 1,000 year old lintels from Thai religious sites since(Shutterstock)
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California’s first cases of South African COVID variant found in Bay Area

Two cases of the more contagious COVID-19 variant first discovered in South…

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Alice Stebbins holds a copy of her wrongful termination suit against the California Public Utilities Commission. Stebbins was fired from her position as executive director after she alleged that $200 million in fines and fees was missing. (Andri Tambunan/Special to ProPublica)

Utility companies owe millions to the CPUC. The problem? The state agency can’t track what it’s owed.

By Scott Morris Bay City News Foundation The California Public Utilities Commission…

Alice Stebbins holds a copy of her wrongful termination suit against the California Public Utilities Commission. Stebbins was fired from her position as executive director after she alleged that $200 million in fines and fees was missing. (Andri Tambunan/Special to ProPublica)
<p><p> Jeffrey Fang was reunited with his children Winnifred and Sean, who were kidnapped over the weekend. <ins></ins>
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Arrest made in kidnapping of children in stolen minivan

San Francisco police have made an arrest in connection with the high-profile…

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A cyclist rides along Market Street on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Funds approved for Better Market Street revision

Scaled-down plans for a three-block stretch of San Francisco’s Better Market Street…

A cyclist rides along Market Street on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
City Hall is illuminated in the colors of the Transgender Pride Flag during a protest held in San Francisco on Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 in response to a tweet sent out Wednesday morning by President Donald Trump regarding the ban of transgender people in the military. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF’s Office of Transgender Initiatives launches a comprehensive wellness campaign

Program to go beyond efforts to undo the discriminatory policies of the previous administration.

City Hall is illuminated in the colors of the Transgender Pride Flag during a protest held in San Francisco on Wednesday, July 26th, 2017 in response to a tweet sent out Wednesday morning by President Donald Trump regarding the ban of transgender people in the military. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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School board votes 5-2 to end selective admissions policy at Lowell

San Francisco’s school board voted on Tuesday to end a 55-year-old grade…

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Jerry Olee Lyons faces numerous charges in the case of an eight-car collision on Feb. 4 that killed a 26-year-old man. <ins>(Courtesy Joel Engardio)</ins>

Driver pleads not guilty in Lake Merced collision that killed pedestrian

A man with a lengthy rap sheet who authorities say caused a…

Jerry Olee Lyons faces numerous charges in the case of an eight-car collision on Feb. 4 that killed a 26-year-old man. <ins>(Courtesy Joel Engardio)</ins>
Cyclists ride along the closed Great Highway on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Supervisors approve $500k for short-term safety, long-term evaluation for Great Highway

San Francisco supervisors acting as the county’s regional transportation authority allocated roughly…

Cyclists ride along the closed Great Highway on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
While more San Franciscans will soon qualify to get vaccinated, limited supplies mean they may still have to wait.<ins></ins>

City expanding vaccine eligibility to teachers, first responders, food workers

Teachers, police officers, childcare workers and those who work in the food…

While more San Franciscans will soon qualify to get vaccinated, limited supplies mean they may still have to wait.<ins></ins>
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday said “supply is the issue” slowing efforts to vaccinate residents. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Newsom, local leaders celebrate opening of state’s largest vaccination site at Levi’s Stadium

By Jana Kadah Bay City News Foundation The largest COVID-19 mass vaccination…

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday said “supply is the issue” slowing efforts to vaccinate residents. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times/TNS)
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Treasure Island cleanup concerns persist as development proceeds

Efforts to get an update on the cleanup of toxic materials on…

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A parent collective, Decreasing the Distance, held a march at City Hall on Saturday Feb. 6, 2021 to call for schools to reopen safely. (Samantha Laurey/Special to SF Examiner)

City attorney alleges SFUSD violating students’ constitutional rights by not reopening classrooms

Expanded lawsuit argues school district discriminating on basis of wealth

A parent collective, Decreasing the Distance, held a march at City Hall on Saturday Feb. 6, 2021 to call for schools to reopen safely. (Samantha Laurey/Special to SF Examiner)
Iris Canada, seen here at a press conference in 2016 at the age of 99, fought a lengthy legal battle against removal from the Western Addition apartment where she had lived since the 1950s. She died in 2017 at 100 years old and became a symbol of African American displacement from the Western Addition for many housing advocates. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Court allows building owners in Iris Canada case to convert to condominiums

Planning Commission finding that removal of elderly tenant rendered owners ineligible overturned

Iris Canada, seen here at a press conference in 2016 at the age of 99, fought a lengthy legal battle against removal from the Western Addition apartment where she had lived since the 1950s. She died in 2017 at 100 years old and became a symbol of African American displacement from the Western Addition for many housing advocates. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Governor Gavin Newsom addresses a press conference held at the launch of mass COVID-19 vaccination site at Dodger Stadium on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 in Los Angeles (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Ads in Newsom recall hit the air this week as California signature deadline nears

Lara Korte The Sacramento Bee The campaign to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom…

Governor Gavin Newsom addresses a press conference held at the launch of mass COVID-19 vaccination site at Dodger Stadium on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 in Los Angeles (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Antoine Watson is led away after his first court appearance in connection with the death of 84-year-old Vicha Ratanapakdee on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Judge orders detention for teen held in fatal attack

Defense says incident was not racially motivated

Antoine Watson is led away after his first court appearance in connection with the death of 84-year-old Vicha Ratanapakdee on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021. (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)

Police arrest 2 in connection with Bayview shooting that damaged grocery store

Officers recently arrested two men in connection with a shooting in San…

An SFPD logo on a police car outside the new Portola Substation on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The City’s Vehicle Triage Center opened in December 2019, and served 75 people by November of 2020, according to a City Controller’s report. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The City’s Vehicle Triage Center opened in December 2019, and served 75 people by November of 2020, according to a City Controller’s report. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
School Board members Matt Alexander and Mark Sanchez hope to increase the percentage of San Francisco Unified School District spending focused on the classroom. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

School district could increase portion of budget dedicated to classrooms

School board members will introduce a resolution on Tuesday to increase the…

School Board members Matt Alexander and Mark Sanchez hope to increase the percentage of San Francisco Unified School District spending focused on the classroom. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)