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An affordable housing project is planned in the Sunset District. (Courtesy map)

Affordable housing project planned for Sunset District families

The Sunset District could get a 100 percent affordable housing project with…

An affordable housing project is planned in the Sunset District. (Courtesy map)
Gov. Gavin Newsom said some regions may see an extension of stay-at-home orders. (Jae Hong/Getty Images via Tribune News Service)

State likely to extend stay-at-home orders, Newsom says

70,258 administered COVID-19 vaccine in CA last week

Gov. Gavin Newsom said some regions may see an extension of stay-at-home orders. (Jae Hong/Getty Images via Tribune News Service)
Blue & Gold Fleet could soon discontinue some service to Angel Island, although other ferry companies will still serve it. <ins>(Shutterstock)</ins>

Some San Francisco ferries could stop running to Angel Island and Tiburon

Blue & Gold Fleet says declining revenue, increasing operating costs make routes untenable

Blue & Gold Fleet could soon discontinue some service to Angel Island, although other ferry companies will still serve it. <ins>(Shutterstock)</ins>
Signs at a protest of city COVID restrictions outside San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s home included claims that masks harmed children. <ins>(Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Medical experts weigh in on protesters’ anti-mask claims

Public confused by ‘arbitrary nature’ of guidelines

  • Dec 20, 2020
Signs at a protest of city COVID restrictions outside San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s home included claims that masks harmed children. <ins>(Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)</ins>
The J Church line is running again on surface streests between Church and Duboce streets and Balboa Park Station. (Samantha Laurey/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

J Church train returns to city streets

Quiet Saturday rollout the start of a gradual resumption of rail service

The J Church line is running again on surface streests between Church and Duboce streets and Balboa Park Station. (Samantha Laurey/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday that the Project Roomkey program will be fully funded through the end of the pandemic. (Genaro Molina/Pool/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Feds agree to continue funding for shelter-in-place hotels

Gov. Newsom tells cities FEMA will reimburse for Project Roomkey through end of pandemic

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday that the Project Roomkey program will be fully funded through the end of the pandemic. (Genaro Molina/Pool/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
A woman was attacked and raped at a bus stop on Market Steet on Wednesday, according to police. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man charged with rape of unconscious woman at SF bus stop

Prosecutors to seek detention for Livermore resident Fidel Padilla, 41

A woman was attacked and raped at a bus stop on Market Steet on Wednesday, according to police. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
SFPD San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Woman killed at North Beach apartment building, male suspect in custody

San Francisco police are investigating the death of a woman as a…

SFPD San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
School campuses will remain closed past Jan. 25 after district officials and teachers failed to reach an agreement on in-person learning protocols by a Friday Dec. 18, 2020 deadline. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco schools will not reopen by Jan. 25 after failing to reach labor deal by deadline

Teachers cite COVID surge, seek to delay reopening until city back in orange tier

School campuses will remain closed past Jan. 25 after district officials and teachers failed to reach an agreement on in-person learning protocols by a Friday Dec. 18, 2020 deadline. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Fire damage (Courtesy FBI)

FBI offers $50K reward in search for arsonist behind Armenian church fire

FBI officials in San Francisco are asking for the public’s help to…

Fire damage (Courtesy FBI)
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Police arrest man accused of filming underage dancers in Chinatown

Police on Friday said a man who regularly filmed a child dance…

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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 arrested in sexual assault of unconscious woman along Market Street

A man has been arrested after he allegedly sexually assaulted an unconscious…

San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Signs hang outside the community learning hub at the Salvation Army Kroc Center. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

After a semester without an outbreak, city learning hubs set to expand

Health guidelines increased costs, reduced number of students program could serve

Signs hang outside the community learning hub at the Salvation Army Kroc Center. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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Uber rolls out fee for California customers as Prop. 22 takes effect

Company charging passenger to cover cost of new benefits for drivers

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Clint and Janet Reilly are co-owners of Clint Reilly Communications. (Courtesy photo)

SF Examiner and SF Weekly sold to local owners

In a major expansion of its regional publishing business, Clint Reilly Communications…

Clint and Janet Reilly are co-owners of Clint Reilly Communications. (Courtesy photo)
Implicit bias trainer Dante King (top right, second from right) spoke to the San Francisco Police Commission on Wednesday Dec. 16, 2020. (Examiner screenshot)

Former police trainer speaks out about anti-Black bias

An implicit bias trainer who found the San Francisco Police Department suffered…

Implicit bias trainer Dante King (top right, second from right) spoke to the San Francisco Police Commission on Wednesday Dec. 16, 2020. (Examiner screenshot)
Doctor Grant Colfax, Director of the Department of Public Health speaks during a press conference with Maylor London Breed at the Emergency Operations Center at the Moscone Center on March 19, 2020 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Media Co).

SF orders 10-day quarantine for travelers entering San Francisco

Ahead of the holiday season, San Francisco announced Thursday a new health…

Doctor Grant Colfax, Director of the Department of Public Health speaks during a press conference with Maylor London Breed at the Emergency Operations Center at the Moscone Center on March 19, 2020 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Media Co).
Police Chief Bill Scott said an increase in burglaries citywide began in March, around the time San Francisco issued shelter-in-place orders. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

‘Prolific’ offenders help drive 46% surge in SF burglaries

San Francisco police are having trouble keeping up with a roughly 46…

Police Chief Bill Scott said an increase in burglaries citywide began in March, around the time San Francisco issued shelter-in-place orders. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
An average of one person is hit walking or biking every nine days on Leavenworth Street or Golden Gate Avenue, two of the Tenderloin’s primary corridors, and 47 percent of those crashes are caused by drivers failing to yield, running a red light or speeding, according to city data. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

SFMTA wants Tenderloin speed limits lowered to 20mph

If approved, it would be the first neighborhood-wide speed treatment

An average of one person is hit walking or biking every nine days on Leavenworth Street or Golden Gate Avenue, two of the Tenderloin’s primary corridors, and 47 percent of those crashes are caused by drivers failing to yield, running a red light or speeding, according to city data. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Funds generated by 2018’s Proposition C, which were held up until September by a court battle, are finally being disbursed for homelessness and housing services.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Supervisors authorize first use of Prop. C homelessness funds

2018 measure expected to generate $340 million annually focused on permanent housing solutions

Funds generated by 2018’s Proposition C, which were held up until September by a court battle, are finally being disbursed for homelessness and housing services.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>