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Police investigating afternoon shooting in Excelsior

San Francisco police are investigating a daytime shooting that injured a man…

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Violent crime has decreased in The City since San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin took office. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

A recall of District Attorney Chesa Boudin would not reduce crime in San Francisco

Issues of crime and punishment are among the hardest we deal with…

Violent crime has decreased in The City since San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin took office. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Demonstrators march from Mission High School towards the San Francisco Police station on Valencia Street. (Jordi Molina/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Vigil, march honors those killed by police

Deaths of Daunte Wright, Roger Allen and others prompt renewed calls for defunding

Demonstrators march from Mission High School towards the San Francisco Police station on Valencia Street. (Jordi Molina/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Rafael Mandelman and former Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer stood outside The City’s first Safe Sleeping Village at Civic Center to announce legislation on Oct. 20, 2021 to establish a Safe Sleeping Sites Program for unsheltered people. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

A “shelter for all” policy sounds good, but it takes resources away from long term solutions

By Jennifer Friedenbach Homelessness is on the brink of exploding in San…

Supervisor Rafael Mandelman and former Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer stood outside The City’s first Safe Sleeping Village at Civic Center to announce legislation on Oct. 20, 2021 to establish a Safe Sleeping Sites Program for unsheltered people. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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Stanford’s Kiana Williams drafted by WNBA champion Seattle Storm

Kiana Williams is going from one championship team to another. A senior…

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City College of San Francisco has issued layoff warnings to 160 faculty members. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City College classes for English learners jeopardized by cutbacks

English learners and their supporters called for financial support from The City…

City College of San Francisco has issued layoff warnings to 160 faculty members. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Medical assistant Judith Holmes administers a vaccine to patient Vik Kashyap at a new COVID-19 neighborhood vaccination site at 3271 18th St. in the Mission District on Thursday, April 15, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

New vaccine site opens in Mission District

A new vaccine site for Mission community members opened Thursday at 18th…

Medical assistant Judith Holmes administers a vaccine to patient Vik Kashyap at a new COVID-19 neighborhood vaccination site at 3271 18th St. in the Mission District on Thursday, April 15, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A Recology employee stands at the comapany’s recycling facility on Pier 96 in 2016. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

Nuru scandal: Feds charge second former Recology executive with bribery

A second former Recology executive is facing charges for allegedly bribing ex-Public…

A Recology employee stands at the comapany’s recycling facility on Pier 96 in 2016. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)
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Confrontation ends in shooting near SF Civic Center

San Francisco police believe four young suspects were involved in the shooting…

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Tenants’ rights laws are often mysterious and written in language that confuses. (Shutterstock)

It’s not a good time to be a bad landlord

Tenant Relief Act, at last, is one positive thing for renters

Tenants’ rights laws are often mysterious and written in language that confuses. (Shutterstock)
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Urban farming activism a timely theme in ‘Occupy The Farm’

Issues in 2014 doc about contested UC Berkeley land relevant today

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Talika Fletcher, sister of Roger Allen, is consoled at a vigil to honor her brother, who was killed by Daly City Police on April 7, on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Supporters march for SF man killed by Daly City police

Struggle over fake gun ends in shooting of 44-year-old Roger Allen, DA says

Talika Fletcher, sister of Roger Allen, is consoled at a vigil to honor her brother, who was killed by Daly City Police on April 7, on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Kyle and Kristin Hart shown with their children. Kyle was shot and killed by police three days after the birth of their daughter, Ellie. (Courtesy of the Hart family)

Wife of Redwood City man killed by police files federal lawsuit

Kristin Hart calls for city to improve its response to those suffering a mental health crisis

Kyle and Kristin Hart shown with their children. Kyle was shot and killed by police three days after the birth of their daughter, Ellie. (Courtesy of the Hart family)
Johnny Cueto P was the starting pitcher for the San Francisco Giants against the Cinnanti Reds, Wednesday. (Sebastian Miño-Bucheli/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Cueto leaves with injury as Giants take series from Reds

A latissimus dorsi injury to Johnny Cueto cast a dark cloud over…

Johnny Cueto P was the starting pitcher for the San Francisco Giants against the Cinnanti Reds, Wednesday. (Sebastian Miño-Bucheli/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
A proposed project would add dozens of housing units at 468 Turk St. 
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Tenderloin residents push back on group housing project proposals

Advocates call for larger units to draw families, counter large number of SROs in neighborhood

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Curfews on indoor dining have been lifted as The City continues to reopen business. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City to allow expanded indoor dining, limited indoor concerts and small conferences

With new COVID-19 cases remaining stable, San Francisco will continue to expand…

Curfews on indoor dining have been lifted as The City continues to reopen business. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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SF daycare worker accused of sharing child sex abuse videos recorded at center

An employee at a San Francisco daycare center was arrested by the…

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Defense attorneys argued that a suspect accused in two attacks on women along the Embarcadero was having a psychotic episode. <ins>(Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Man acquitted of assault in attacks along Embarcadero

Defense attorneys argued suspect was suffering psychotic episode at time of alleged assaults

Defense attorneys argued that a suspect accused in two attacks on women along the Embarcadero was having a psychotic episode. <ins>(Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)</ins>
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Language and technology barriers limit access to state rental relief program

Housing activists in San Francisco called on California officials Tuesday to make…

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A replica firearm that reportedly was held by a man fatally shot by a Daly City police officer during a struggle for the weapon on April 7, 2021. The shooting is under investigation by the San Mateo County District Attorney. (Courtesy of the San Mateo County District Attorney)

San Mateo County DA: SF man killed in struggle with Daly City police over fake gun

Lack of body cameras means no video evidence available in death of Roger Allen

A replica firearm that reportedly was held by a man fatally shot by a Daly City police officer during a struggle for the weapon on April 7, 2021. The shooting is under investigation by the San Mateo County District Attorney. (Courtesy of the San Mateo County District Attorney)