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Health care workers and supporters stage a demonstration at a meeting of the SF Health Commission to ask the commission to keep the Adult Residential Facility open for mental health patients at Zuckerberg SF General Hospital on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Health Commission meeting shut down following demonstration over mental health beds

Health care workers and supporters of mental health patients staged a demonstration…

Health care workers and supporters stage a demonstration at a meeting of the SF Health Commission to ask the commission to keep the Adult Residential Facility open for mental health patients at Zuckerberg SF General Hospital on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Protesters demonstrate outside a public housing development as U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson visits with residents in the Potrero Terrace and Potrero Annex on Connecticut Street on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

HUD Secretary’s visit to public housing site draws protesters

Protesters demonstrated outside a public housing development in Potrero Hill as U.S.…

Protesters demonstrate outside a public housing development as U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson visits with residents in the Potrero Terrace and Potrero Annex on Connecticut Street on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Protesters block the intersection of Golden Gate Avenue and Leavenworth Street to demand greater safety for pedestrians in the Tenderloin following numerous pedestrian injuries and deaths on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Protesters block Tenderloin intersection to demand greater protection for pedestrians

Protesters blocked the intersection of Golden Gate Avenue and Leavenworth Street, the…

Protesters block the intersection of Golden Gate Avenue and Leavenworth Street to demand greater safety for pedestrians in the Tenderloin following numerous pedestrian injuries and deaths on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The Golden State Warriors hold the official opening for Chase Center arena on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Warriors celebrate Chase Center arena, “Seeing Spheres” art installation opening

The Golden State Warriors celebrated the official opening of Chase Center arena…

The Golden State Warriors hold the official opening for Chase Center arena on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A view of the Golden State Warriors’ new Chase Center arena from the “Thrive City” plaza along Third Street during a media tour on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Photo slideshow: Warriors show off brand new Chase Center

The Golden State Warriors opened up their new crown jewel, Chase Center…

A view of the Golden State Warriors’ new Chase Center arena from the “Thrive City” plaza along Third Street during a media tour on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Protesters demonstrate outside The InterContinental hotel, where Speaker Nancy Pelosi was receiving a Lifetime Achievement award from the SF Democratic Party, in the South of Market neighborhood on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Protesters urge Speaker Pelosi to impeach President Trump

Protesters gathered outside The InterContinental hotel in SoMa, where Speaker of the…

Protesters demonstrate outside The InterContinental hotel, where Speaker Nancy Pelosi was receiving a Lifetime Achievement award from the SF Democratic Party, in the South of Market neighborhood on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Kindergarten students head in for their first day of the 2019-2020 school year at Starr King Elementary School on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor, school officials welcome students to first day of school

Mayor London Breed and Assemblymember David Chiu joined school district officials to…

Kindergarten students head in for their first day of the 2019-2020 school year at Starr King Elementary School on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The Rolling Stones perform to a sold-out audience for their 2019 No Filter Tour at Levi’s Stadium on August 18, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

Rolling Stones rock Levi’s Stadium

The Rolling Stones put on a two-hour show for a sold-out crowd…

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The Rolling Stones perform to a sold-out audience for their 2019 No Filter Tour at Levi’s Stadium on August 18, 2019 in Santa Clara, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).
People gather to celebrate the opening of the Exploratorium’s Middle Ground public installation outside the SF Main Public Library at Civic Center on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor, Exploratorium officials gather to celebrate opening of “Middle Ground” installation

Mayor London Breed gathered alongside Exploratorium officials to celebrate the opening of…

People gather to celebrate the opening of the Exploratorium’s Middle Ground public installation outside the SF Main Public Library at Civic Center on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People board a bus at the now-operating Transbay station within the Salesforce Transit Center on Monday, August 12, 2019. (Lola Chase/Special to SF Examiner)

Buses are back at the Salesforce Transit Center

Service resumes at transbay transit station nearly a year after closure due to a cracked steel beam

People board a bus at the now-operating Transbay station within the Salesforce Transit Center on Monday, August 12, 2019. (Lola Chase/Special to SF Examiner)
Fans walk toward the Lands End stage near the end of day 3 of the 2019 Outside Lands Music Festival at Golden Gate Park on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Highlights from final day of Outside Lands

Thousands of fans enjoyed a full day of sun, fun and music…

Fans walk toward the Lands End stage near the end of day 3 of the 2019 Outside Lands Music Festival at Golden Gate Park on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Festival goers dance as they walk near the windmill on day 2 of the 2019 Outside Lands Music Festival at Golden Gate Park on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Outside Lands Day 2 sights and scenes

A misty fog didn’t dampen the spirits of thousands of fans on…

Festival goers dance as they walk near the windmill on day 2 of the 2019 Outside Lands Music Festival at Golden Gate Park on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The iconic Outside Lands windmills on Friday, August 9, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Scenes from Day 1 of 2019 Outside Lands Music Festival

Thousands filled Golden Gate Park for music, food and culture on day…

The iconic Outside Lands windmills on Friday, August 9, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A figure of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte with arms in the shape of a swastika is displayed as Filipino activist groups demonstrate outside the Philippine Consulate on Sutter Street to protest the Duterte regime on Monday, July 22, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Filipino groups demonstrate outside Philippine Consulate over Duterte regime

Dozens of activists with the Malaya Movement Northern California and other local…

A figure of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte with arms in the shape of a swastika is displayed as Filipino activist groups demonstrate outside the Philippine Consulate on Sutter Street to protest the Duterte regime on Monday, July 22, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Photos of Harvey Milk hang on a wall at the new Harvey Milk Terminal 1 at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, July 20, 2019. (Lola Chase/Special to S.F. Examiner)

New Harvey Milk Terminal 1 at SFO debuts to public

Members of the public were invited to tour and celebrate the new…

Photos of Harvey Milk hang on a wall at the new Harvey Milk Terminal 1 at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, July 20, 2019. (Lola Chase/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A man plays one of two pianos set up at the Garden of Fragrance at the SF Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park on the first day of the fifth annual Flower Piano event on Thursday, July 11, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Pianos return to SF Botanical Garden for Flower Piano event

The tinkling of pianos could be heard throughout the San Francisco Botanical…

A man plays one of two pianos set up at the Garden of Fragrance at the SF Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park on the first day of the fifth annual Flower Piano event on Thursday, July 11, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Jim Bauford, a clinical psychologist who has worked 23 years at Kaiser, pickets in front of a Kaiser clinic on Geary Boulevard on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. (Lola Chase/ Special to SF Examiner)

Mental health clinicians call for better staffing and services at Kaiser

Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians went on strike outside the healthcare giant’s…

Jim Bauford, a clinical psychologist who has worked 23 years at Kaiser, pickets in front of a Kaiser clinic on Geary Boulevard on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. (Lola Chase/ Special to SF Examiner)
The empty gondola descends from Salesforce Park atop the Salesforce Transit Center back to street level as it debuts during the transit center’s reopening to the public after a nine-month closure on Monday, July 1, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Salesforce Transit Center quietly reopens after nearly 10-month closure

Park and gondola are open to the public but buses have yet to arrive

The empty gondola descends from Salesforce Park atop the Salesforce Transit Center back to street level as it debuts during the transit center’s reopening to the public after a nine-month closure on Monday, July 1, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Zedgar Infini and other protesters form a human chain to protest against the police presence at the SF Pride Parade in San Francisco. (Théophile Larcher/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Photos: SF Pride Parade 2019 brings community, protests

The San Francisco Pride Parade kicked off as usual with the popular…

Zedgar Infini and other protesters form a human chain to protest against the police presence at the SF Pride Parade in San Francisco. (Théophile Larcher/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Jane Martin speaks into a megaphone in the streets at the Dyke March on Saturday, June 29, 2019. (Lola Chase/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Pride weekend continues as Dyke March draws huge crowd

Throngs of people flooded Dolores Park in the Mission District to celebrate…

Jane Martin speaks into a megaphone in the streets at the Dyke March on Saturday, June 29, 2019. (Lola Chase/ Special to S.F. Examiner)