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Former youth lacrosse coach arrested in child pornography case

A former youth lacrosse coach was arrested for possession of child pornography…

 

San Francisco’s Recreation and Parks Department hires teens to work at summer camp and other city jobs. (Photo courtesy of Jim Watkins)

City offers summer jobs for teens

SF Recreation and Parks is hiring 200 city kids for its annual…

 

The Ferris wheel at the Golden Gate Park Music Concourse has largely sat unused since its installation last year. <ins>(Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Supervisors call for investigation into SkyStar Wheel deal

Nonprofit that receives a share of revenues was implicated in federal corruption probe

The Ferris wheel at the Golden Gate Park Music Concourse has largely sat unused since its installation last year. <ins>(Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F. Examiner)</ins>
A cyclist crosses a clogged intersection at Market and Sixth streets. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

The City’s plan to keep cars off Market Street needs enforcement

Project team argues for emphasis on engineering over citations

A cyclist crosses a clogged intersection at Market and Sixth streets. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The United Educators of San Francisco rallied in front of City Hall Saturday for a candlelight vigil after several days of contract negotiations. (Samantha Laurey/Special to SF Examiner)

Teachers call for outside mediator as contract talks over school schedule continue

Union remains at odds with SFUSD over hours students should be in the classroom

The United Educators of San Francisco rallied in front of City Hall Saturday for a candlelight vigil after several days of contract negotiations. (Samantha Laurey/Special to SF Examiner)
San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man killed in South of Market stabbing

Police are investigating a stabbing that killed a 24-year-old man Monday night…

San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Lawrence Ferlinghetti (Paul Chinn/2000 S.F. Examiner)

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and titan of the Beat era, dies at 101

Elaine Woo Los Angeles Times Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the San Francisco poet, publisher…

Lawrence Ferlinghetti (Paul Chinn/2000 S.F. Examiner)
Mayor London Breed said that she hopes to announce some additional loosening of restrictions once San Francisco enters the red COVID risk tier. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Mayor London Breed said that she hopes to announce some additional loosening of restrictions once San Francisco enters the red COVID risk tier. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Old St. Mary’s Church and Cathedral at California Street and Grant Avenue is asking the public for donations. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Historic San Francisco church says doors could close if it can’t raise money through donations

Old St. Mary’s has lost revenue, laid off staff due to shut down of services

Old St. Mary’s Church and Cathedral at California Street and Grant Avenue is asking the public for donations. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The de Young Museum has said it opposes keeping JFK Drive car-free because it would limit access to the museum. (Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)

Don’t sacrifice car-free JFK for museum parking

By Marcel E. Moran Of all the difficult decisions facing San Francisco…

The de Young Museum has said it opposes keeping JFK Drive car-free because it would limit access to the museum. (Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)
Mayor London Breed speaks at the grand opening of the Bayview Essential Services Hub at the Southeast Community Facility on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City announces $2.5m to expand loan program benefiting Black-owned businesses

San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Monday announced a $2.5 million investment…

Mayor London Breed speaks at the grand opening of the Bayview Essential Services Hub at the Southeast Community Facility on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Gabriela Lopez, Alison Collins and Faauuga Moliga were sworn in to the Board of Education on Jan. 7, 2019. (Ida Mojadad/S.F. Examiner)

Parents launch recall effort against school board members

Multiple committees formed to explore ways to remove commissioners or change board structure

Gabriela Lopez, Alison Collins and Faauuga Moliga were sworn in to the Board of Education on Jan. 7, 2019. (Ida Mojadad/S.F. Examiner)
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Chinatown leader garners support as Police Commission nominee

Larry Yee is a community fixture and telecommunications union organizer

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Susan Solomon, UESF President, speaks in front of city hall for a candlelight vigil as they continue negotiations for when children can return to school on Feb. 20, 2021.(Samantha Laurey/Special to SF Examiner)

School district postpones renaming to concentrate on reopening

‘Mistakes were made,’ SFUSD Board president says in announcing changes in process

Susan Solomon, UESF President, speaks in front of city hall for a candlelight vigil as they continue negotiations for when children can return to school on Feb. 20, 2021.(Samantha Laurey/Special to SF Examiner)
Poor communiation during construction on the Twin Peaks Tunnel in 2018 forced The City and contractor to go back and redo some of the work, causing delays and cost increases. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Audit finds SFMTA communication deficiencies cost the city time, money

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has cost the city millions of…

Poor communiation during construction on the Twin Peaks Tunnel in 2018 forced The City and contractor to go back and redo some of the work, causing delays and cost increases. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Close up of battery pack of an modern electric bicycle (Shutterstock)

Bay Area wants low-income residents to swap polluting cars for sustainable transportation

Low-income residents of the Bay Area can now swap their older, more…

Close up of battery pack of an modern electric bicycle (Shutterstock)
The slow, careful relocation of a Victorian drew a large crowd on Sunday. (Photo Courtesy David Gallagher @DavidGallagher)

Relocation of historic Victorian draws large crowd

A stately 1880 Victorian was relocated to a new home in the…

The slow, careful relocation of a Victorian drew a large crowd on Sunday. (Photo Courtesy David Gallagher @DavidGallagher)
In 2017 in McAllen, Texas, immigrant children were separated from their families, to be placed in U.S. homes while their parents faced deportation. (Shutterstock)

A family separated at the border survives

New task force, nonprofits help immigrants traumatized by former Zero Tolerance policy

In 2017 in McAllen, Texas, immigrant children were separated from their families, to be placed in U.S. homes while their parents faced deportation. (Shutterstock)
Yar Zar Min, left, a nonprofit worker in Myanmar, and San Francisco teacher Kenny Kruse have spent several years working to get Min a visa to move to the United States.<ins></ins>

Star-crossed couple caught up in Myanmar coup

After years of struggling to be together, engaged pair kept apart by political turmoil

Yar Zar Min, left, a nonprofit worker in Myanmar, and San Francisco teacher Kenny Kruse have spent several years working to get Min a visa to move to the United States.<ins></ins>