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Charred windows and walls of the “Ghost Ship” warehouse in Oakland are seen Dec. 4, two days after a fire claimed the lives of 36 people. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Fire safety workshop organized for artists in response to Ghost Ship fire

Artists hoping to make their studios and living spaces safer in the…

 

(Photo via Oakland Ghost Ship/Tumblr)

New group seeks to preserve Bay Area creative spaces in wake of fire

In response to the fire at a warehouse in Oakland's Fruitvale district…

 

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

City Hall 2015: dominated by housing crisis, capped off by political change

San Francisco’s City Hall has said goodbye to another year of rising…

 

Michael Addario, a longtime street artist in San Francisco, has been combing over archives of the struggles artists went through with The City just to sell their wares. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Photographer strives to protect SF street artist movement’s past and future

Michael Addario, 62, is a longtime San Francisco street artist who has…

Michael Addario, a longtime street artist in San Francisco, has been combing over archives of the struggles artists went through with The City just to sell their wares. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Santiago Alonso creates bicycles made of aluminum and plastic near the Ferry Building. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

City crafts new plan for street artists

Under an overcast sky Monday afternoon, Santiago Alonso twisted wire into the…

Santiago Alonso creates bicycles made of aluminum and plastic near the Ferry Building. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Zula Jones, left, and Nazly Mohajer, right, were reportedly recorded saying questionable things. (Luke Thomas-Fog City Journal/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mayor donates value of tainted political contributions to San Francisco

Reacting to allegations two women laundered campaign money, Mayor Ed Lee donated…

Zula Jones, left, and Nazly Mohajer, right, were reportedly recorded saying questionable things. (Luke Thomas-Fog City Journal/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Artists facing displacement from their homes, studios or apartments is a growing concern in San Francisco. The Redlick Building at 17th and Mission streets is one such place where artists face displacement because their landlord may not renew their lease. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SF Arts Commission reaches out to SF artists for work space displacement stories

The Arts Commission has spent a considerable amount of time lately discussing…

Artists facing displacement from their homes, studios or apartments is a growing concern in San Francisco. The Redlick Building at 17th and Mission streets is one such place where artists face displacement because their landlord may not renew their lease. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)