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Members of the SF Public Defender’s Office kneel during an eight-minute, 46-second moment of silence to honor George Floyd at a demonstration calling for racial justice and an end to police brutality outside the Hall of Justice on Monday, June 8, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Public defenders kneel and take part in nationwide call for racial justice

Employees with the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office knelt for eight minutes…

Members of the SF Public Defender’s Office kneel during an eight-minute, 46-second moment of silence to honor George Floyd at a demonstration calling for racial justice and an end to police brutality outside the Hall of Justice on Monday, June 8, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People hold signs at a rally at Mission High School before a protest march commemorating George Floyd and those killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Photos: The Mission turns out by the thousands

Photographs of the thousands who gathered Wedneday in a massive youth-led march

People hold signs at a rally at Mission High School before a protest march commemorating George Floyd and those killed by police on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People kneel at a rally to commemorate the life of George Floyd and others killed by police outside City Hall on Monday, June 1, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Hundreds take a knee at City Hall rally to remember George Floyd

A crowd of several hundred people kneeled together outside City Hall Monday…

People kneel at a rally to commemorate the life of George Floyd and others killed by police outside City Hall on Monday, June 1, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
(Philip Wyers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Photos: San Francisco businesses clean up the damage: protesters march peacefully

Here are some images from San Francisco on Sunday as businesses began…

(Philip Wyers/Special to S.F. Examiner)
People hold signs at a caravan rally calling on CCSF to keep the Fort Mason campus open on Friday, May 15, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Caravan rally calls on CCSF to save Fort Mason campus

About 30 people gathered in a parking lot on Friday near the…

People hold signs at a caravan rally calling on CCSF to keep the Fort Mason campus open on Friday, May 15, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Elina Kostyanovskaya with the UCSF Science Policy Group distributes hand sanitizer and face masks to residents in the Western Addition alongside community activist Jamal Trulove on Friday, April 17, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Graduate students, fellows hand out sanitizer, face masks in SF

The group manufactures the sanitizer in accordance with World Health Organization protocol

Elina Kostyanovskaya with the UCSF Science Policy Group distributes hand sanitizer and face masks to residents in the Western Addition alongside community activist Jamal Trulove on Friday, April 17, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Registered nurses hold signs at a news conference at UCSF Medical Center in Mission Bay calling on the hospital to provide nurses with better personal protection equipment when treating COVID-19 patients at a news conference on Friday, April 17, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

UCSF nurses rally for better protection from COVID-19

Backed up by representatives of the California Nurses Association, the nurses said the hospital is lacking in protective equipment

Registered nurses hold signs at a news conference at UCSF Medical Center in Mission Bay calling on the hospital to provide nurses with better personal protection equipment when treating COVID-19 patients at a news conference on Friday, April 17, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The Castro Theater has gone dark throughout the end of the month as it and many other theaters throughout The City take precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 on Sunday, March 15, 2020. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Landmarks dormant, empty in wake of coronavirus self-quarantine recommendations

Many San Francisco attractions and landmarks were shuttered and empty, though some…

  • Mar 16, 2020
The Castro Theater has gone dark throughout the end of the month as it and many other theaters throughout The City take precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 on Sunday, March 15, 2020. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
Hazel Lee, president of the SF Shanghai Association, leads District Attorney Chesa Boudin on a merchant walk along San Bruno Avenue in the Portola District to urge people to reject xenophobia and support Asian merchants in the wake of the coronavirus on Friday, March 6, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

DA Boudin urges support for merchants amidst coronavirus fears

District Attorney Chesa Boudin joined area officials and residents to distribute coronavirus…

Hazel Lee, president of the SF Shanghai Association, leads District Attorney Chesa Boudin on a merchant walk along San Bruno Avenue in the Portola District to urge people to reject xenophobia and support Asian merchants in the wake of the coronavirus on Friday, March 6, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
State Sen. candidate Jackie Fielder speaks to her supporters at her election night party at Barrel Proof in the Mission District on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Primary night parties in San Francisco

Politicos and supporters gathered at venues across San Francisco to watch the…

  • Mar 3, 2020
State Sen. candidate Jackie Fielder speaks to her supporters at her election night party at Barrel Proof in the Mission District on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People mingle and eat at the traditional Election Day lunch at John’s Grill. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Scenes from the election day lunch at John’s Grill

Elected officials, candidates running for office, members of the public and even…

People mingle and eat at the traditional Election Day lunch at John’s Grill. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
City officials unveil Jeff Adachi Way street sign at the former Gilbert Street to honor the late San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (Amanda Peterson/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Friends, family gather for renaming of street named in honor of Jeff Adachi

Officials with the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office proudly unveiled Jeff Adachi…

City officials unveil Jeff Adachi Way street sign at the former Gilbert Street to honor the late San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (Amanda Peterson/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Marti Tout smells the orchids with Scott Cordle at the San Francisco Orchid Society 2020 Pacific Orchid Exposition at the County Fair Building on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (Amanda Peterson/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Thousands of orchids on display at Golden Gate Park

Nearly 30,000 orchids filled the County Fair building at Golden Gate Park…

Marti Tout smells the orchids with Scott Cordle at the San Francisco Orchid Society 2020 Pacific Orchid Exposition at the County Fair Building on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. (Amanda Peterson/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Bernie Sanders draws large crowd at Richmond rally

Bernie Sanders draws large crowd at Richmond rally

Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders drew a large crowd at…

Bernie Sanders draws large crowd at Richmond rally
Love is in the air as couples say their vows at City Hall on Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air as couples say their vows at City Hall on Valentine’s Day

San Francisco City Hall was filled with white and red dresses and…

Love is in the air as couples say their vows at City Hall on Valentine’s Day
Young children take part in the Chinese New Year Parade as the Year of the Rat is celebrated in downtown San Francisco on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (Amanda Peterson/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Chinese New Year Parade 2020 celebrates the Year of the Rat

Pounding drums and bursts of firecrackers echoed through the streets of downtown…

Young children take part in the Chinese New Year Parade as the Year of the Rat is celebrated in downtown San Francisco on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (Amanda Peterson/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Star Keanu Reeves walks out of the House of Nanking restaurant while filming a scene for the upcoming “Matrix” movie at House of Nanking in Chinatown on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. (Amanda Peterson/Special to S.F. Examiner)

“Matrix” stars spotted filming scenes in Chinatown

Stars Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss were seen in between takes while…

Star Keanu Reeves walks out of the House of Nanking restaurant while filming a scene for the upcoming “Matrix” movie at House of Nanking in Chinatown on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. (Amanda Peterson/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers defensive back Tarvarius Moore (33) is called for pass interference on Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) in the 4th quarter at Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on Sundayin Miami, Florida. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

The Super Bowl in photos

Tied at half time, and with the 49ers leading in the fourth…

  • Feb 2, 2020
San Francisco 49ers defensive back Tarvarius Moore (33) is called for pass interference on Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) in the 4th quarter at Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on Sundayin Miami, Florida. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers celebrate and rally for their team before kick-off of Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday in Miami, Florida. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Photos: 49ers faithful cheer on their team in SF and Miami

49ers faithuful in San Francisco and in Miami cheered on their team…

San Francisco 49ers celebrate and rally for their team before kick-off of Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday in Miami, Florida. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Hundreds of people cross the Lefty O’Doul bridge to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic march across the Selma Bridge in honor of his life on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Hundreds turn out to commemorate life of Martin Luther King Jr.

Mayor London Breed joined hundreds of community members as they marched, banged…

Hundreds of people cross the Lefty O’Doul bridge to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic march across the Selma Bridge in honor of his life on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)