9/11

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SF hiring new 911 dispatchers

The San Francisco Department of Emergency Management is on the hunt for…

 

The Stud's famous drag shows, combined with politically aware patrons, perfectly illustrate what makes San Francisco special. (Rachel Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Out loud at The Stud

Earlier this month, I went to a brand new show at The…

 

Flags at half-staff, City Hall and Coit Tower lit up in honor of 9/11

The City of San Francisco is commemorating the 15th anniversary of Sept.…

 

In this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo the twin towers of the World Trade Center burn behind the Empire State Building in New York after terrorists crashed two planes into the towers causing both to collapse. The government is preparing to release a once-classified chapter of a congressional report about the attacks of Sept. 11, that questions whether Saudi nationals who helped the hijackers with things like finding apartments and opening bank accounts knew what they were planning. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Friday July 15, 2016, that the release of the 28-page chapter is "imminent.” (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

Secret chapter of 9/11 inquiry released after 13-year wait

WASHINGTON — Under wraps for 13 years, the U.S. on Friday released…

In this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo the twin towers of the World Trade Center burn behind the Empire State Building in New York after terrorists crashed two planes into the towers causing both to collapse. The government is preparing to release a once-classified chapter of a congressional report about the attacks of Sept. 11, that questions whether Saudi nationals who helped the hijackers with things like finding apartments and opening bank accounts knew what they were planning. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Friday July 15, 2016, that the release of the 28-page chapter is "imminent.” (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

Police: Santa Rosa officer wounds teen pointing replica gun

SANTA ROSA — A Santa Rosa police officer shot and injured a…

City departments exceed overtime budgets

San Francisco has incurred nearly $25 million more in overtime costs than…

Legislation introduced by Supervisor Mark Farrell and approved by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday bans junk food in the approximately 150 vending machines on city property. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

911 dispatchers exempt from SF healthy vending machine proposal

San Francisco’s 911 dispatchers may still be able to get their sugar…

Legislation introduced by Supervisor Mark Farrell and approved by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday bans junk food in the approximately 150 vending machines on city property. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2012, file photo Bob Graham speaks in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin, File)

White House poised to release secret pages from 9/11 inquiry

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will likely soon release at least part…

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2012, file photo Bob Graham speaks in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin, File)
City Manager Pat Martel says Daly City would save almost $3 million over the course of five years by outsourcing its police dispatch services. (Brendan Bartholomew/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Outsourcing of Daly City’s police dispatch services disputed

Controversy surrounding a proposal to outsource Daly City’s police dispatch services came…

City Manager Pat Martel says Daly City would save almost $3 million over the course of five years by outsourcing its police dispatch services. (Brendan Bartholomew/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A controversial mobile app introduced Thursday by Mayor Ed Lee allows residents to report homeless persons to San Francisco officials. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

‘Snitch app’ encourages residents to report homeless persons

Residents can now report homeless persons to the city government with a…

A controversial mobile app introduced Thursday by Mayor Ed Lee allows residents to report homeless persons to San Francisco officials. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
AP Photo/Mark LennihanThe sun rises next to One World Trade Center

World Trade Center reopens for business

NEW YORK -- Thirteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attack, the resurrected…

AP Photo/Mark LennihanThe sun rises next to One World Trade Center
MIKE KOOZMIN/ S.F. EXAMINER file photoA recent report from The City's Budget and Legislative Analyst's Office found that the Fire Department has a shortage of ambulances and too few resources going to EMS response despite it making up most of all calls.

Fire Department emergency response times at issue in light of report, recent events

When a 60-year-old man was having trouble breathing on the afternoon of…

MIKE KOOZMIN/ S.F. EXAMINER file photoA recent report from The City's Budget and Legislative Analyst's Office found that the Fire Department has a shortage of ambulances and too few resources going to EMS response despite it making up most of all calls.
Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoThe City’s Department of Emergency Management has issued new screening protocols for 911 dispatchers to help ensure first responders are informed of any potential Ebola symptoms.

New computer system going haywire for 911 dispatchers

Any given day, a room full of dispatchers in front of computer…

Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoThe City’s Department of Emergency Management has issued new screening protocols for 911 dispatchers to help ensure first responders are informed of any potential Ebola symptoms.
AP photo/Mark Lennihan

1 World Trade Center named as tallest US building

The new World Trade Center tower in New York replaced Chicago's Willis…

AP photo/Mark Lennihan
Dominique Charriau/WireImageGwyneth Paltrow launches the Printemps Christmas Decorations Inauguration In Paris at Printemps Haussmann on November 7

Esquire kinda sorta apologizes for 9/11 mistake

Esquire.com not only made a tremendously offensive boo-boo in its commemoration of…

Dominique Charriau/WireImageGwyneth Paltrow launches the Printemps Christmas Decorations Inauguration In Paris at Printemps Haussmann on November 7
Mark Lennihan/APThe Tribute in Light rises above the lower Manhattan skyline and Four World Trade Center

9/11 ceremony will be a quiet 'last' for mayor

NEW YORK — When this year's Sept. 11 anniversary ceremony unfolds at…

Mark Lennihan/APThe Tribute in Light rises above the lower Manhattan skyline and Four World Trade Center
Getty Images File PhotoOver a decade after the attack on the World Trade Center sifters are still finding body parts in the debris.

Possible human remains found in new 9/11 debris

NEW YORK — Jim Riches pulled his firefighter son's mangled body out…

Getty Images File PhotoOver a decade after the attack on the World Trade Center sifters are still finding body parts in the debris.
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LIVE VIDEO: 9/11 memorial events

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, America was changed forever by…

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Salvation Army 'soldier' reflects on 9/11 attacks

Alli Chin, 55, who has been a “soldier” in the Salvation Army…

Alli Chin (Courtesy photo)Alli Chin (Courtesy photo)

SLIDESHOW: The World Trade Center attacks on Sept. 11, 2001

Click on the image to the right for more photos of the…