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Temporary high-occupancy vehicle lanes will be added to sections of state Highway 1 and U.S. Highway 101, including Park Presidio Boulevard, to keep traffic flowing as The City reopens. <ins>(Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Transit and high-occupancy vehicle lanes coming to some of The City’s busiest streets

Changes intended to improve transit reliability as traffic increases with reopening

Temporary high-occupancy vehicle lanes will be added to sections of state Highway 1 and U.S. Highway 101, including Park Presidio Boulevard, to keep traffic flowing as The City reopens. <ins>(Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)</ins>
An instructor at Sava Pool teaches children drowning prevention techniques. (Jordi Molina/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Indoor city pools reopen for lap swimming and safety classes

Two of San Francisco’s indoor city pools reopened Tuesday, marking another step…

An instructor at Sava Pool teaches children drowning prevention techniques. (Jordi Molina/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)
A San Francisco Fire Department paramedic says she was harassed in the workplace and demoted as a result of taking pregnancy leave. (Courtesy photo)

Paramedic says fire department discriminated against her when she got pregnant

Lawsuit alleges woman who took maternity leave subjected to harassment, demotion

A San Francisco Fire Department paramedic says she was harassed in the workplace and demoted as a result of taking pregnancy leave. (Courtesy photo)
San Francisco Unified School District Board member Faauuga Moliga, right, pictured with Superintendent Vincent Matthews on the first day back to classrooms, will be board vice president for the remander of the 2121 term. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Faauuga Moliga named as school board vice president to replace Alison Collins

The San Francisco school board on Tuesday selected board member Fauuga Moliga…

San Francisco Unified School District Board member Faauuga Moliga, right, pictured with Superintendent Vincent Matthews on the first day back to classrooms, will be board vice president for the remander of the 2121 term. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco police released body camera footage showing the Dec. 7, 2019, shooting of Jamaica Hampton and the events leading up to it. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Judge tosses assault case against man shot by SF police

The assault case against a man who was shot by San Francisco…

San Francisco police released body camera footage showing the Dec. 7, 2019, shooting of Jamaica Hampton and the events leading up to it. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Demonstrators commemorated the life of George Floyd and others killed by police outside S.F. City Hall on June 1, 2020.<ins></ins>

Chauvin verdict: SF reacts after jury finds ex-officer guilty on all charges

San Franciscans were relieved Tuesday after jurors found a former Minneapolis police…

Demonstrators commemorated the life of George Floyd and others killed by police outside S.F. City Hall on June 1, 2020.<ins></ins>
Visitors to San Francisco’s Main Public Library will be able to stay for an hour under guidelines announced on Tuesday. (Sebastian Miño-Bucheli/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Main Public Library to reopen May 3

San Francisco’s Main Public Library will reopen with limited indoor service on…

Visitors to San Francisco’s Main Public Library will be able to stay for an hour under guidelines announced on Tuesday. (Sebastian Miño-Bucheli/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor David Canepa (front) announced a $2 million grant to allow 500 San Mateo County residents to attend community college for free. Behind him from left to right stand students Daniela Sanchez-Sevilla, Alec Guiulfo, Mikayla Balan and Fernando Martin Montanes. (Courtesy photo)
Supervisor David Canepa (front) announced a $2 million grant to allow 500 San Mateo County residents to attend community college for free. Behind him from left to right stand students Daniela Sanchez-Sevilla, Alec Guiulfo, Mikayla Balan and Fernando Martin Montanes. (Courtesy photo)
Legislation by Supervisor Rafael Mandelman would require The City to add enough new safe camping sites, such as this one at 180 Jones St. in the Tenderloin, to accommodate everyone living on the street.
Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner
Legislation by Supervisor Rafael Mandelman would require The City to add enough new safe camping sites, such as this one at 180 Jones St. in the Tenderloin, to accommodate everyone living on the street.
Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner
A construction worker rides on top of materials being transported out of the Twin Peaks Tunnel as work continues at West Portal Station on Thursday, August 16, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFMTA’s poor track record on capital projects risks losing ‘public trust’

Supervisors say cost overruns and delays could jeapordize future ballot revenue measures

A construction worker rides on top of materials being transported out of the Twin Peaks Tunnel as work continues at West Portal Station on Thursday, August 16, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
District Attorney Chesa Boudin takes part in a merchant walk along San Bruno Avenue in the Portola District to urge people to reject xenophobia and support Asian merchants on Friday, March 6, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

New Boudin recall effort seeks to reframe narrative

Local Democrats seeking to prevent the recall effort against District Attorney Chesa…

District Attorney Chesa Boudin takes part in a merchant walk along San Bruno Avenue in the Portola District to urge people to reject xenophobia and support Asian merchants on Friday, March 6, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco’s live music clubs have been closed for more than a year. (Twitter screenshot)

S.F. venue recovery fund begins accepting grant applications

Top chefs serving meals for behind-the-scenes live entertainment workers

San Francisco’s live music clubs have been closed for more than a year. (Twitter screenshot)
Dr. Vincent Matthews, superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District, has agreed to stay through June 2022 after announcing his resignation earlier this year. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD superintendent sets new terms in agreeing to postpone resignation

Vincent Matthews calls for ‘strict adherence’ to board rules and procedures

Dr. Vincent Matthews, superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District, has agreed to stay through June 2022 after announcing his resignation earlier this year. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Kids play in front of CODEPINK’s sign at the March for AAPI Solidarity and Safety on Sunday, April 18, 2020 in the Sunset District of San Francisco. (Camille Cohen / Special to SF Examiner)

Hundreds march Sunday along Great Highway to protest anti-Asian violence

Hundreds joined the March for AAPI Solidarity + Safety along San Francisco’s…

Kids play in front of CODEPINK’s sign at the March for AAPI Solidarity and Safety on Sunday, April 18, 2020 in the Sunset District of San Francisco. (Camille Cohen / Special to SF Examiner)
Roger Marenco, president of operators union TWU Local 250-A, speaks at a news conference outside the Muni Kirkland Yard announcing Muni will not be increasing fares on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFMTA’s union leader encourages riders to say ‘thank you’ to their Muni operators

A conversation with Roger Marenco, president of Transport Workers Union of America, Local 250A

Roger Marenco, president of operators union TWU Local 250-A, speaks at a news conference outside the Muni Kirkland Yard announcing Muni will not be increasing fares on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Mayor London Breed arrives at the early morning commemoration of the 1906 earthquake at Lotta’s Fountain on April 18, 2021 dressed in period costume. (Allen Matthews/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Revival of earthquake commemoration a sign of The City’s emergence from pandemic

By Allen Matthews A San Francisco tradition resumed Sunday morning, when a…

  • Apr 18, 2021
Mayor London Breed arrives at the early morning commemoration of the 1906 earthquake at Lotta’s Fountain on April 18, 2021 dressed in period costume. (Allen Matthews/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
A San Francisco Unified School District program that gave would-be teachers extra training in the classroom has lost a key partner. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/2019 S.F. Examiner)</ins>

USF ends partnership with SFUSD in teacher residency program

District launched training effort to improve low retention rates for new hires

A San Francisco Unified School District program that gave would-be teachers extra training in the classroom has lost a key partner. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/2019 S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Fishing boats at Pillar Point Harbor near Half Moon Bay, California. (Shutterstock)

‘Restrictive’ West Coast ocean salmon fishing seasons announced

With salmon fishing season starting up, the Pacific Fishery Management Council announced…

Fishing boats at Pillar Point Harbor near Half Moon Bay, California. (Shutterstock)
The Rev. Norman Fong of the Chinatown Community Development Center joined San Francisco city leaders and community partners in a “Campaign for Solidarity” at Civic Center Plaza on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021. (CraigLee/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

City launches ‘Campaign for Solidarity’ to combat racial violence

Mayor London Breed, the city’s Human Rights Commission and community leaders launched…

The Rev. Norman Fong of the Chinatown Community Development Center joined San Francisco city leaders and community partners in a “Campaign for Solidarity” at Civic Center Plaza on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021. (CraigLee/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
An SFPD logo on a police car outside the new Portola Substation on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Hotline for Mandarin, Cantonese speakers to simplify hate crime reporting

San Francisco Chinese community leaders on Friday announced a new hotline that…

An SFPD logo on a police car outside the new Portola Substation on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)