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Judge rejects legal challenge to SF’s COVID-19 eviction ban

A San Francisco judge on Monday denied a legal challenge brought on…


District 7 race leads supervisor contests in campaign contributions

The race to replace outgoing Board of Supervisors President Norman Yee has…


Jones Street getting more pedestrian space after months of community pressure

Pedestrians on Jones Street will have more room to walk as early…


Time growing short for state efforts to prevent looming eviction crisis

State lawmakers are working to pass legislation to defer rent payment and…

16-year-old skateboarder suffers life-threatening injuries in collision

A 16-year-old skateboarder is clinging to life after being injured in a…

SF library to launch curbside pickup in mid-August

San Francisco’s libraries will once again allow patrons to bring home books…

Pandemic induces ‘dramatic’ changes for the arts at Fort Mason

Cultural hub remains hopeful despite losing tenants

SFMTA board rejects proposed ballot measure to fund Caltrain

Surprising vote leaves already uncertain future of Caltrain in question

Feds charge three in Bitcoin scam involving high-powered Twitter accounts

Federal prosecutors have charged three people in connection with a high-profile hack…

North Beach fire sends one to hospital

Early morning blaze reported at residential building

Breed seeks $120M in law enforcement cuts to fund SF’s Black community

‘We are putting our words into action,’ mayor says

Chief admits shortcomings in Fire Department diversity

Supes hearing highlights issues with recruitment and promotions

Francis Ford Coppola to turn part of landmark Columbus Tower into boutique hotel

Famed ‘Godfather’ director speaks about North Beach plans at local hearing

SF police sergeant stabbed in face during Haight-Ashbury arrest

A police sergeant was stabbed in the face and two other officers…

‘Major surge’ in COVID-19 cases prompts plans for Presidio medical site

SF diagnosing an average of 98 new coronavirus cases daily

Fitness studios push city to set guidelines for reopening

Small facilities struggling to survive despite customer support

Audit: Don’t make it easier to force mentally ill Californians into treatment — just improve treatment

By Jocelyn Wiener Cal Matters California’s half-century-old involuntary mental health treatment law…

  • Jul 29, 2020

Business, property owners pick through the wreckage after five-alarm fire

Business and property owners affected by a five-alarm fire just south of…

Man arrested in violent spit attack on Muni bus passenger

A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an attack on…