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People walk through the streets for the Trans Pride March on Friday, June 28, 2019. (Lola Chase/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Hundreds gather to rally, march for Trans Pride

Hundreds gathered at Dolores Park in the Mission District to rally and…

People walk through the streets for the Trans Pride March on Friday, June 28, 2019. (Lola Chase/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Sormeh hits Jazmine Vieira with a flogger for a stage performance scene in connection with the kink.com takeover of the Pride Kick-Off Party at BEAUX Bar in the Castro District for VAMP Monday, on June 24, 2019. (Lola Chase/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

New nightlife venues represent the diversity of city’s queer community

New queer nightlife has been popping up around San Francisco, responding to…

Sormeh hits Jazmine Vieira with a flogger for a stage performance scene in connection with the kink.com takeover of the Pride Kick-Off Party at BEAUX Bar in the Castro District for VAMP Monday, on June 24, 2019. (Lola Chase/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mayor London Breed, center, along with city and community officials, takes part in a groundbreaking ceremony for Eagle Plaza, a focal point of the new Leather and LGBTQ Cultural District, at 12th and Harrison streets in the South of Market neighborhood on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Officials, community celebrate groundbreaking at Eagle Plaza

Open space to serve as focal point for Leather and LGBTQ Cultural District

Mayor London Breed, center, along with city and community officials, takes part in a groundbreaking ceremony for Eagle Plaza, a focal point of the new Leather and LGBTQ Cultural District, at 12th and Harrison streets in the South of Market neighborhood on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Raptors defeat Warriors in NBA Finals in last game at Oracle

Raptors defeat Warriors in NBA Finals in last game at Oracle

The Golden State Warriors fought valiantly but came up short, losing 114-110…

Raptors defeat Warriors in NBA Finals in last game at Oracle
Over 600 volunteers help clean up and beautify San Francisco’s streets

Over 600 volunteers help clean up and beautify San Francisco’s streets

Tommy FullLove (center right) laughs about comments from a passerby while helping clean up the streets of downtown San Francisco with a team of volunteers participating in Love Our City Hospitality & Tourism Cleanup Day on Wednesday morning, June 12, 2019.

  • Jun 12, 2019
Over 600 volunteers help clean up and beautify San Francisco’s streets
A large Rainbow Pride Flag flies over the apartment building at 324 Larkin St. in the Tenderloin before a ceremony renaming the building to the “Gilbert Baker Rainbow Flag Apartments” on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Baker, an artist and gay rights activist who died in 2017, designed the Rainbow Flag as a symbol for the LGBTQ community in San Francisco in 1978. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Building renamed to honor artist who designed Rainbow Pride Flag

Mayor London Breed joined members of the LGBTQ community to celebrate the…

A large Rainbow Pride Flag flies over the apartment building at 324 Larkin St. in the Tenderloin before a ceremony renaming the building to the “Gilbert Baker Rainbow Flag Apartments” on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Baker, an artist and gay rights activist who died in 2017, designed the Rainbow Flag as a symbol for the LGBTQ community in San Francisco in 1978. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Sietske Tjallingii (left) and Molly Craft (right) live in the neighborhood and stop to lounge in the shade at Dolores Park, San Francisco on Monday, June 10, 2019. (Lola Chase/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco heat brings out some fun in the sun

People came to Mission Dolores Park to beat the heat and take…

  • Jun 10, 2019
Sietske Tjallingii (left) and Molly Craft (right) live in the neighborhood and stop to lounge in the shade at Dolores Park, San Francisco on Monday, June 10, 2019. (Lola Chase/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mayor London Breed (second from left), alongside Treasurer Jose Cisneros, left, state Sen. Scott Wiener, SF Chief of Protocol Charlotte Shultz and Supervisor Rafael Mandelman, gather at the Mayor’s Balcony to raise the Pride Flag above the Polk Street entrance to City Hall to kickoff Pride Month on Monday, June 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor, officials raise flag to kickoff Pride Month

San Francisco Mayor London Breed helped kick-off the start of Pride Month,…

Mayor London Breed (second from left), alongside Treasurer Jose Cisneros, left, state Sen. Scott Wiener, SF Chief of Protocol Charlotte Shultz and Supervisor Rafael Mandelman, gather at the Mayor’s Balcony to raise the Pride Flag above the Polk Street entrance to City Hall to kickoff Pride Month on Monday, June 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Mayor London Breed smiles after greeting a young resident of the Sunnydale public housing project during a tour alongside Board of Supervisors President Norman Yee and others before the mayor announced a $12.26 billion budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year at the site on Friday, May 31, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor tours Sunnydale residents homes prior to budget speech

Mayor London Breed, along with members of the Board of Supervisors, met…

Mayor London Breed smiles after greeting a young resident of the Sunnydale public housing project during a tour alongside Board of Supervisors President Norman Yee and others before the mayor announced a $12.26 billion budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year at the site on Friday, May 31, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Actor Jimmie Fails and writer-director Joe Talbot smile for photos under the marquee at the San Francisco premiere of “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” at the Castro Theater on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’ makes emotional hometown premiere at Castro Theatre

The Last Black Man in San Francisco, a movie that is fundamentally…

  • May 30, 2019
Actor Jimmie Fails and writer-director Joe Talbot smile for photos under the marquee at the San Francisco premiere of “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” at the Castro Theater on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Soldiers fire shots during the four-gun salut on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Photos: Memorial Day ceremony in the Presidio

The 2019 Memorial Day Commemoration took place today at the Presido. Hundreds…

Soldiers fire shots during the four-gun salut on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Dancers perform in the 41st annual Carnaval Grand Parade on Sunday, May 26, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Carnaval Grand Parade displays Mission culture

Thousands lined Mission St. for the 41st annual Carnaval Grand Parade on…

Dancers perform in the 41st annual Carnaval Grand Parade on Sunday, May 26, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A large group of skateboarders gather at Twin Peaks to skate in honor of fellow skater and friend, Pablo “P-Spliff” Ramirez, who died April 23 after being struck by a dump truck, on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Mother, friends of fallen skateboarder gather to skate in his memory

Loren Michelle, mother of skateboarder Pablo “P-Spliff” Ramirez, who died April 23…

  • May 23, 2019
A large group of skateboarders gather at Twin Peaks to skate in honor of fellow skater and friend, Pablo “P-Spliff” Ramirez, who died April 23 after being struck by a dump truck, on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People high five a man with a sign that reads “Jesus loves high fives” during the Bay to Breakers race on Sunday, May 19, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Photos: Sun comes out for Bay to Breakers 2019

The forecast predicted rain for Sunday’s seven-mile-long day drinking extravaganza, Bay to…

People high five a man with a sign that reads “Jesus loves high fives” during the Bay to Breakers race on Sunday, May 19, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A board with colorful yarn that spells out “Huerta” as a gift for civil rights activist and labor leader Dolores Huerta stands as the San Francisco Unified School District honored her by renaming Fairmount Elementary to Dolores Huerta Elementary School at a ceremony at the school on Friday, May 17, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Fairmount Elementary renamed in honor of civil rights activist Dolores Huerta

The San Francisco Unified School District honored legendary civil rights activist and…

  • May 17, 2019
A board with colorful yarn that spells out “Huerta” as a gift for civil rights activist and labor leader Dolores Huerta stands as the San Francisco Unified School District honored her by renaming Fairmount Elementary to Dolores Huerta Elementary School at a ceremony at the school on Friday, May 17, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The goodbye celebration for Hayes Valley art piece “Squared” on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Hayes Valley bids farewell to 50-foot-tall sculpture

Hayes Valley bids farewell to 50-foot-tall sculpture

The goodbye celebration for Hayes Valley art piece “Squared” on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Cyclists ride along Market Street on Bike To Work Day on Thursday, May 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Cyclists hit the streets for Bike To Work Day

Cyclists took to the streets en masse as they participated in Bike…

  • May 9, 2019
Cyclists ride along Market Street on Bike To Work Day on Thursday, May 9, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A dancer performs at the Cinco de Mayo festival on Valencia St. on Saturday, May 4, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Photos: Mission district celebrates Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo celebrations began in the Mission today, drawing hundreds of…

  • May 4, 2019
A dancer performs at the Cinco de Mayo festival on Valencia St. on Saturday, May 4, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)
John Lowell holds a sign that reads “Market St.= Too Dangerous For Too Long” during a protest advocating for the full removal of private traffic on Market St. on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco safety organizations mobilize to end private traffic on Market Street

Several of San Francisco’s well-known safety advocacy groups hosted a protest in…

John Lowell holds a sign that reads “Market St.= Too Dangerous For Too Long” during a protest advocating for the full removal of private traffic on Market St. on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Two students meeting several dogs at the 12th annual Dogfest, a benefit event for McKinley Elementary School, in Duboce Park on Saturday, April 27, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)

DogFest brings wags and laughs to Duboce Park

Tails were a-waggin’ at the 12th annual DogFest benefit event for McKinley…

Two students meeting several dogs at the 12th annual Dogfest, a benefit event for McKinley Elementary School, in Duboce Park on Saturday, April 27, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)