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A father holds his daughter as they enter Oakland Coliseum before the Oakland Athletics play against the Houston Astros on Thursday, April 1, 2021. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

PHOTOS: Fans return to Oakland Coliseum to cheer on A’s

Oakland A’s fans cheered, booed (the Astros) and banged the drums like…

Gurvinder Singh chants during a protest in front of the Consulate of India in the Richmond District on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. (Sebastian Miño-Bucheli/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Groups rally outside SF consulate in support of Indian farmers

Demonstrators gathered outside the Consulate of India in San Francisco’s Richmond District…

A woman carries an umbrella while walking across the street at Van Ness Avenue and Market Street on Friday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

First rain storm of fall arrives

Light rain hit the Bay Area Friday as part of a seasonably…

  • Nov 13, 2020
People celebrate Joe Biden’s victory in the Castro on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. (Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)

Photos: Thousands flood SF streets after Biden beats Trump

Thousands turned out across San Francisco on Saturday to celebrate President-elect Joe…

People celebrate Joe Biden’s victory in the Castro on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. (Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)
Activists paint a street mural reading “Count Every Vote” on a section of Montgomery Street near the 555 California St. building, which is partially owned by the Trump Organization, on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Photos: Trump protesters paint ‘count every vote’ street mural in FiDi

Activists with Bay Resistance and other organizations on Friday blocked off traffic…

Activists paint a street mural reading “Count Every Vote” on a section of Montgomery Street near the 555 California St. building, which is partially owned by the Trump Organization, on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Firefighters salute San Francisco Firefighter Paramedic Jason Cortez ., who died in a traning accident on Oct. 7, as his hearse arrives at a private memorial service at Oracle Park on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. (Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)

Firefighters gather to honor fallen colleague

Private service Tuesday honors Firefighter Paramedic Jason Cortez

  • Oct 20, 2020
Firefighters salute San Francisco Firefighter Paramedic Jason Cortez ., who died in a traning accident on Oct. 7, as his hearse arrives at a private memorial service at Oracle Park on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. (Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)
Avleene Valencia, left, and Ana Fernandez hand out Census-themed shirts and masks to the community at The City’s Census Week of Action event on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. (Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)

City launches ‘Census Week of Action’ ahead of next week’s deadline

San Francisco officials have launched a Census Week of Action, organizing several…

Avleene Valencia, left, and Ana Fernandez hand out Census-themed shirts and masks to the community at The City’s Census Week of Action event on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. (Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)
General manager Markus Treppenhauer readies to cut the ribbon as the Fairmont Hotel reopens on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. (Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Fairmont Hotel holds ribbon cutting as it reopens

A musical performance, ribbon cutting and sabering of a champagne bottle were…

  • Sep 17, 2020
General manager Markus Treppenhauer readies to cut the ribbon as the Fairmont Hotel reopens on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. (Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics teammates mob around center fielder Ramon Laureano (22) after hitting the game-winning single to score Tommy La Stella (3) in the ninth inning for a walk-off 3-2 win over the Houston Astros at Oakland Coliseum on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

Laureano single pushes A’s over Astros in walk-off win

One month after charging the Houston Astros’ dugout, a move that sparked a benches-clearing brawl…

  • Sep 10, 2020
Oakland Athletics teammates mob around center fielder Ramon Laureano (22) after hitting the game-winning single to score Tommy La Stella (3) in the ninth inning for a walk-off 3-2 win over the Houston Astros at Oakland Coliseum on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).
San Francisco Giants second baseman Donovan Solano (7) celebrates rounding third base after hitting the game winning home-run in the 11th inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Oracle Park on Aug. 25, 2020. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

Giants beat Dodgers in extras to win seventh straight

The San Francisco Giants won their seventh-straight game Tuesday night 10-8 over the Dodgers.

San Francisco Giants second baseman Donovan Solano (7) celebrates rounding third base after hitting the game winning home-run in the 11th inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Oracle Park on Aug. 25, 2020. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).
Dozens of people gather at Rincon Park to show solidarity with Lebanon following the Aug. 4 explosion in Beirut that killed more than 100 people on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. (Shandana Qazi/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Dozens gather for candlelight vigil to honor victims in Beirut explosion

Dozens of people gathered at Rincon Park on Thursday evening to show…

Dozens of people gather at Rincon Park to show solidarity with Lebanon following the Aug. 4 explosion in Beirut that killed more than 100 people on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. (Shandana Qazi/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Protesters hold up signs in favor of keeping schools closed due to Covid-19 on Wednesday, July 19, 2020. (Shandana Qazi/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Group protests against reopening schools

A small group of protesters gathered at CCSF’s Ocean campus to form…

Protesters hold up signs in favor of keeping schools closed due to Covid-19 on Wednesday, July 19, 2020. (Shandana Qazi/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Project Homeless Connect hosts curbside pickup event

Project Homeless Connect hosts curbside pickup event

Members of Project Homeless Connect held a curbside pickup event with the…

Project Homeless Connect hosts curbside pickup event
Sections of the AIDS Memorial Quilt are displayed outside the Mayor’s balcony at City Hall on Monday, July 6, 2020. Sections of the quilt will be displayed in San Francisco and Oakland, official host cities for the 23rd annual AIDS International Conference which takes place this week. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

AIDS Memorial Quilt displayed at SF City Hall

The 23rd International AIDS Conference kicked off Monday with a display of…

Sections of the AIDS Memorial Quilt are displayed outside the Mayor’s balcony at City Hall on Monday, July 6, 2020. Sections of the quilt will be displayed in San Francisco and Oakland, official host cities for the 23rd annual AIDS International Conference which takes place this week. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The San Francisco Giants get ready to workout during the second day after a postponed start to the 2020 MLB season due to COVID-19 global pandemic at Oracle Park on July 4, 2020 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants, A’s hold workouts over holiday weekend ahead of shortened 2020 MLB season

The San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics got back in the swing…

  • Jul 6, 2020
The San Francisco Giants get ready to workout during the second day after a postponed start to the 2020 MLB season due to COVID-19 global pandemic at Oracle Park on July 4, 2020 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
Demonstrators leave a banner hanging on the gate of Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi’s home in Pacific Heights on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 reading “Drop the ballot measure.” The banner refers to a measure on the November ballot sponsored by Uber and Lyft that would repeal state laws extending employee protections to gig workers. (Shandana Qazi/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Rideshare drivers leave banners, notes outside home of Uber CEO

A group of rideshare with the group Gig Workers Riding drivers gathered…

Demonstrators leave a banner hanging on the gate of Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi’s home in Pacific Heights on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 reading “Drop the ballot measure.” The banner refers to a measure on the November ballot sponsored by Uber and Lyft that would repeal state laws extending employee protections to gig workers. (Shandana Qazi/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Demonstrators gather in a festive spirit in support of black trans lives at the 100 block of Taylor Street in San Francisco. (Sakura Sato/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Hundreds rally, march to demand safety and justice for trans lives

About 200 trans and gender nonconforming people and allies gathered outside the…

  • Jun 19, 2020
Demonstrators gather in a festive spirit in support of black trans lives at the 100 block of Taylor Street in San Francisco. (Sakura Sato/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Customers wait in line to order food at Rosamunde in the Mission District on Friday, June 12, 2020. (Shandana Qazi/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Some outdoor dining returns in SF

Some restaurants reopened patios and outdoor dining to customers on Friday, June…

Customers wait in line to order food at Rosamunde in the Mission District on Friday, June 12, 2020. (Shandana Qazi/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Students chant outside San Francisco Police headquarters along Third Street in Mission Bay during a Black Lives Matter march on Thursday, June 11, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Hundreds of students march from Bayview to SFPD headquarters

Hundreds of students marched, chanted, sang and danced their way along Third…

Students chant outside San Francisco Police headquarters along Third Street in Mission Bay during a Black Lives Matter march on Thursday, June 11, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Hundreds kneel at the Kneeling 4 Justice event to memorialize and celebrate the life of George Floyd outside City Hall on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Hundreds turn out, kneel to memorialize George Floyd at City Hall

Hundreds of people gathered outside City Hall on Tuesday to memorialize George…

Hundreds kneel at the Kneeling 4 Justice event to memorialize and celebrate the life of George Floyd outside City Hall on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)