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Board President Shamann Walton announced commitee assignments on Sunday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Board President Walton issues committee assignments

Haney to serve as budget chair, Melgar as land use chair

Board President Shamann Walton announced commitee assignments on Sunday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A parking meter sticks out of a Shared Spaces area outside Brandy Ho’s Hunan Food on the Chinatown/North Beach border on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Is it time to end free parking in San Francisco?

Increasing the cost of parking and offloading city garages could shrink budget shortfall

A parking meter sticks out of a Shared Spaces area outside Brandy Ho’s Hunan Food on the Chinatown/North Beach border on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
More than 1,000 grocery store workers have contracted COVID-19 in Northern California, according to union officials. (Shutterstock)

‘It’s their lives’: California’s grocery workers navigate COVID outbreaks, fears

Five Bay Area cities including SF ‘have or will be introducing motions’ to pay additional $5 an hour

More than 1,000 grocery store workers have contracted COVID-19 in Northern California, according to union officials. (Shutterstock)
A view of the former barracks of the Angel Island Immigration Station. (Courtesy Russell Nauman, AIISF)

Ferry to Angel Island provides a direct route to history

Advocates say loss of service from SF will make it hard to visit key Chinese immigration site

A view of the former barracks of the Angel Island Immigration Station. (Courtesy Russell Nauman, AIISF)
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) looks to make a play as Los Angeles Clippers guard Reggie Jackson  (1) in the 1st quarter at Chase Center on January 6, 2021 in San Francisco, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Warriors make a big comeback in fourth quarter against Clippers

Fading to his right, Warriors guard Stephen Curry hoisted a last-second three-pointer…

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Currey (30) looks to make a play as Los Angeles Clippers guard Reggie Jackson  (1) in the 1st quarter at Chase Center on January 6, 2021 in San Francisco, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Larry Yee cropped (Courtesy Mayor's Office)

Mayor taps Chinatown leader for Police Commission

Mayor London Breed announced on Friday she nominated Larry Yee to the…

Larry Yee cropped (Courtesy Mayor's Office)
Gov. Gavin Newsom sent a budget proposal to the state legislature that allocates additional funding for schools. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times)

Newsom’s budget proposal could be a ‘game changer’ for schools

New funding included for reopening, learning loss, mental health

Gov. Gavin Newsom sent a budget proposal to the state legislature that allocates additional funding for schools. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times)
Deputy Public Defender Doug Welch speaks with James Harbor at his first court appearance over the shooting of 6-year-old Jace Young on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Suspect in killing of 6-year-old boy is victim’s cousin

James Harbor, 18, charged in fatal Fourth of July shooting of Jace Young

Deputy Public Defender Doug Welch speaks with James Harbor at his first court appearance over the shooting of 6-year-old Jace Young on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
SFPD Crime

Tenderloin shooting kills 37-year-old man

Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Thursday night in San…

SFPD Crime
Supervisor Shamann Walton, elected in 2018 to represent District 10, became the new president of the Board of Supervisors on Friday.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Shamann Walton becomes next Board of Supervisors president

District 10 Supervisor Shamann Walton became the next president of the Board…

Supervisor Shamann Walton, elected in 2018 to represent District 10, became the new president of the Board of Supervisors on Friday.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
The UCSF Parnassus campus will see improvements including a new hospital. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Affordability remains a concern for UCSF housing plan

University to build more than 1,200 units of housing as part of massive Parnassus campus expansion

The UCSF Parnassus campus will see improvements including a new hospital. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF to pay $1.2M over death of missing woman found in hospital stairway

San Francisco has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Jace Young (Courtesy)

Suspect arrested in Fourth of July killing of 6-year-old boy

James Harbor, 18, arrested in slaying of Jace Young

Jace Young (Courtesy)
Camp Mather, located in the forests near the Hetch Hetchy reservoir, is managed by the San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department. (Shutterstock)

Camp Mather to remain closed in 2021 due to COVID-19

Camp Mather, San Francisco’s summer camp in the High Sierra, will remain…

Camp Mather, located in the forests near the Hetch Hetchy reservoir, is managed by the San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department. (Shutterstock)
The San Francisco Unified School District is working toward returning some students to campus, but has not set a clear date for when that will occur. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

City schools losing students

Causes remain unclear, but some families may be leaving town altogether

The San Francisco Unified School District is working toward returning some students to campus, but has not set a clear date for when that will occur. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins (22) led with 19 points along with Eric Paschall in Wednesday’s game against the Clippers at Chase Center.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).

Warriors fall to Clippers, 108-101

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George each scored 21 points and Serge Ibaka…

Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins (22) led with 19 points along with Eric Paschall in Wednesday’s game against the Clippers at Chase Center.(Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Malia Cohen, a former city supervisor and chair of the California State Board of Equalization, was appointed to the Police Commission last August. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Former supervisor, ex-public defender to lead SF Police Commission

Oversight body elects Malia Cohen and Cindy Elias to leadership positions

Malia Cohen, a former city supervisor and chair of the California State Board of Equalization, was appointed to the Police Commission last August. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Police released this image of the loaded pistol allegedly found in the blue sedan pursued by officers. (Courtesy SFPD)

Shooting suspects arrested after SF police chase

Two shooting suspects have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after…

Police released this image of the loaded pistol allegedly found in the blue sedan pursued by officers. (Courtesy SFPD)
With a score of 75, San Francisco’s streets got a “good” rating from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco roads in ‘good’ condition

A 10-year program to make streets smoother reaches its primary goals

With a score of 75, San Francisco’s streets got a “good” rating from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
State Sen. Scott Wiener, a former deputy city attorney in the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, was named as a candidate for Attorney General by the California Legislative LGBTQ Caucus on Tuesday. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Senator Scott Wiener’s name floated for state Attorney General

East Bay Assemblymember Rob Bonta also has strong backing

State Sen. Scott Wiener, a former deputy city attorney in the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, was named as a candidate for Attorney General by the California Legislative LGBTQ Caucus on Tuesday. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)