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Hundreds of City employees represented by unions SEIU Local 1021 and IFPTE Local 21 rally on the steps of City Hall as negotiations begin on a new contract with The City on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City workers rally as contract negotiations begin

Hundreds of union members who work for The City of San Francisco…

Hundreds of City employees represented by unions SEIU Local 1021 and IFPTE Local 21 rally on the steps of City Hall as negotiations begin on a new contract with The City on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Fire fighters battle a two-alarm fire at a house in the 1200 block of Page Street on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

2-alarm fire on Page Street

Fifteen people were displaced in a two-alarm fire Monday in the 1200…

San Francisco Fire fighters battle a two-alarm fire at a house in the 1200 block of Page Street on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People hold up signs at a rally outside the San Francisco Federal Building to protest against President Trump's national emergency to build a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Protesters rally against Trump’s national emergency declaration, border wall

More than 100 protesters gathered at the plaza outside the San Francisco…

People hold up signs at a rally outside the San Francisco Federal Building to protest against President Trump's national emergency to build a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People swing their pillows at the annual Valentine’s Day pillow fight in Embarcadero Plaza on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)

The Embarcadero Celebrates Valentine’s Day

No stranger to funky traditions, San Francisco residents opted to celebrate Valentine's…

People swing their pillows at the annual Valentine’s Day pillow fight in Embarcadero Plaza on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The damage done to a car when a storm caused a tree to fall on Dolores Street near 18th Street on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Heavy storm soaks San Francisco

Heavy rain and high winds flooded roads and intersections and knocked over…

The damage done to a car when a storm caused a tree to fall on Dolores Street near 18th Street on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Mayor London Breed cuts the ribbon at an event to celebrate the relocation of the Adult Urgent Care Center at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital into a larger, modern space on the first floor of Building 5 on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF General Hospital celebrates relocation of Urgent Care Center

Mayor London Breed and health officials gathered at Zuckerberg San Francisco General…

Mayor London Breed cuts the ribbon at an event to celebrate the relocation of the Adult Urgent Care Center at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital into a larger, modern space on the first floor of Building 5 on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A local preschool performs for the District 7 Chinese New Year celebration at the Ingleside United Presbyterian church on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)

District 7 celebrates Chinese New Year as a community

Ingleside residents gathered on Saturday at the Ingleside Unified Presbyterian church to…

A local preschool performs for the District 7 Chinese New Year celebration at the Ingleside United Presbyterian church on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Community members fill up the auditorium at Mission High School for a San Francisco Planning Commission public hearing on proposed housing developments for 1979 Mission Street on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Mission groups fill Planning Commission hearing to sound off on housing project

Competing groups the Plaza 16 Coalition and Mission For All showed up…

Community members fill up the auditorium at Mission High School for a San Francisco Planning Commission public hearing on proposed housing developments for 1979 Mission Street on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Felicia Taeotui-Ioane, sister of Joseph "Jungle" Taeotui, a gun violence prevention worker who was shot and killed on Aug. 13, 2018, holds her hands up during a prayer at a rally at City Hall alongside family, friends and community members asking for justice from The City for his murder on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

‘Justice for Jungle’: A family calls for answers

Family members, friends and supporters of Joseph "Jungle" Taeotui rallied on the…

Felicia Taeotui-Ioane, sister of Joseph "Jungle" Taeotui, a gun violence prevention worker who was shot and killed on Aug. 13, 2018, holds her hands up during a prayer at a rally at City Hall alongside family, friends and community members asking for justice from The City for his murder on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Fire fighters work to extinguish a gas line-related fire in the Richmond District on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Fire fighters battle flames after gas line explodes in Richmond District

San Francisco Fire fighters and emergency personnel responded to a fire caused…

San Francisco Fire fighters work to extinguish a gas line-related fire in the Richmond District on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Lion dancers surround firecrackers exploding to scare away evil spirits and celebrate the Year of the Pig at the kickoff ceremony for Lunar New Year at Chinatown's Portsmouth Square on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Year of the Pig starts with a bang

Chinese community members and city officials gathered at Chinatown's Portsmouth Square to…

Lion dancers surround firecrackers exploding to scare away evil spirits and celebrate the Year of the Pig at the kickoff ceremony for Lunar New Year at Chinatown's Portsmouth Square on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A merchant at the Chinese New Year Flower Market Fair on Grant Avenue negotiates with a customer on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Chinese New Year festivities continue with the Flower Market Fair

Hundreds of people gathered on Grant Avenue on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019…

A merchant at the Chinese New Year Flower Market Fair on Grant Avenue negotiates with a customer on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Colorful floats being built for the upcoming Year of the Pig Chinese New Year parade fill The Parade Guys warehouse at Pier 54 on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Chinese New Year parade takes shape

Artists with The Parade Guys work on crafting the floats for the…

Colorful floats being built for the upcoming Year of the Pig Chinese New Year parade fill The Parade Guys warehouse at Pier 54 on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Mayor London Breed thanks everyone as she finishes delivering the State of the City address at the National LGBTQ Center for the Arts on Valencia Street on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Breed delivers State of City address

The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus welcomed everyone to their new permanent…

San Francisco Mayor London Breed thanks everyone as she finishes delivering the State of the City address at the National LGBTQ Center for the Arts on Valencia Street on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Volunteer Cricket Miller walks down Cottage Row while looking for people who may be considered homeless while conducting the homeless point-in-time count on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Volunteers conduct SF’s biennial homeless count

More than 800 volunteers fanned out across San Francisco on the night…

Volunteer Cricket Miller walks down Cottage Row while looking for people who may be considered homeless while conducting the homeless point-in-time count on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Taxi drivers and advocates listen to a speaker during a rally outside City Hall on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 to protest the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's upcoming ban on legacy medallion taxicabs from picking up at San Francisco Airport that begins on Feb. 1. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Taxi drivers ask mayor for reprieve from airport ban

Taxi drivers rallied outside City Hall on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 before…

Taxi drivers and advocates listen to a speaker during a rally outside City Hall on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 to protest the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's upcoming ban on legacy medallion taxicabs from picking up at San Francisco Airport that begins on Feb. 1. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Colorful plush pigs sit in boxes in a merchant booth at the Chinese New Year sidewalk market along Stockton Street in Chinatown on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Chinese New Year sidewalk markets open

Merchants lined their booths with colorful decorations for the Year of the…

Colorful plush pigs sit in boxes in a merchant booth at the Chinese New Year sidewalk market along Stockton Street in Chinatown on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Mayor London Breed holds hands with community members and other elected officials as they sing and march in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF on the march in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

San Francisco city leaders, including Mayor London Breed and House Speaker Nancy…

San Francisco Mayor London Breed holds hands with community members and other elected officials as they sing and march in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins (0) goes up for a 26-foot 3-point baskets during the fourth quarter on January 18, 2019 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Chris Victorio

DeMarcus Cousins debuts in win over Clippers

Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins scored 14 points in his Warriors debut, part…

Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins (0) goes up for a 26-foot 3-point baskets during the fourth quarter on January 18, 2019 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Chris Victorio
People in the crowd cheer and hold their signs up at the third annual Women's March Rally at Civic Center Plaza on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Thousands gather at Civic Center for Women’s March Rally

Thousands flocked to Civic Center Plaza to listen to speakers and get…

People in the crowd cheer and hold their signs up at the third annual Women's March Rally at Civic Center Plaza on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)