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  • Oct 5, 2019

Come out and play

Helping disfranchised communities of color find their place in the sun

SF weekend traffic guide: Hardly Strictly, Castro Street Fair, and Warriors

Bluegrass, Castro festivities and Warriors’ games are hitting San Francisco this weekend,…

George Washington High School’s alumni association sues over controversial S.F. mural

The lawsuit, filed in California Superior Court on Friday, challenges a vote by the school board in August to cover the New Deal era mural.

Leno blasts District Attorney appointment, will campaign against Loftus

Leno had not endorsed in the race, but expressed disgust at Mayor London Breed’s appointment so close to the election, which he described as a naked power play.

District Attorney George Gascon resigns seat for run in Los Angeles

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon on Thursday announced his resignation, saying…

Wrong-way driver suspected of DUI in collision that killed 4

Taxi driver and two passengers from Illinois are among the dead

SF e-scooter companies may use permit loophole to skirt hiring requirements

Roughly a hundred years ago, on any given dock, on any given…

EPA alleges city dumped sewage into ocean, violating Clean Water Act

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday accused the city of San Francisco of violating the Clean Water Act by allegedly dumping untreated wastewater into oceans.

A decade in the making, car-free Market Street faces final approval

From Main Street near the Embarcadero to Van Ness Boulevard, cars will not be allowed to run the length of Market.

Airport workers rally at SFO for better working conditions

Respect for their labor, safer workloads and affordable health care were among the demands.

Health Department promises plan for long-term mental health beds before end of month

Public Health Director Grant Colfax has given his staff until mid-October to…

Court ruling on Philadelphia safe injection site gives new hope for SF plans

A court ruling Wednesday that a Philadelphia nonprofit’s plan to open a…

Calls for more police patrols spur talk of replacing cops with deputies at SFO

A city supervisor is exploring whether San Francisco could increase the number…

Sean Manaea will start wild card game for A’s

Oakland left-hander will face the Tampa Bay Rays in Wednesday’s winner-take-all game

‘You don’t get there if you’re not listening’

BART general manager launches ‘listening tour’ to hear rider concerns across system

Mayor Breed celebrates SF’s first Office of Racial Equity: ‘We need action’

San Francisco will launch The City’s first Office of Racial Equity later…

Supervisors press on with mental health care ballot measure despite mayor’s opposition

City leaders seeking to overhaul San Francisco’s behavioral health system are forging…

Giants moving forward with ballpark changes, bullpen move

Oracle Park will look different when San Francisco fans return next spring

Giants’ Farhan Zaidi has busy offseason ahead

After unexpectedly competing in 2019, Giants move Year Two of rebuild with hard decisions to make