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Courtesy photoVivid images Joe Ramos’ evocative portraits of clients of Project Homeless Connect are on view at the San Francisco Public Library.

Subtle faces of homelessness in ‘Acknowledged’

Since 2006, Joe Ramos has been photographing clients of Project Homeless Connect,…

Courtesy photoVivid images Joe Ramos’ evocative portraits of clients of Project Homeless Connect are on view at the San Francisco Public Library.
Pat Little/REUTERSJerry Sandusky

Federal authorities seek Penn State records on Sandusky

Federal authorities have joined the investigation into the Penn State sex abuse…

Pat Little/REUTERSJerry Sandusky

Provocative photos of famous authors on display at SF library

Prominent pop culture figures of the latter half of the 20th century…

Mike  koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoCar thefts in The City jumped from 5

Map by serial killer steers authorities to California burial

A map drawn by a convicted serial killer has led authorities in…

Mike  koozmin/S.f. Examiner file photoCar thefts in The City jumped from 5
courtesy photoLess is more: “San Fernando Valley

Plastic cameras reveal the cheap and cheerful

Never underestimate the power and pleasures of a cheap toy camera. The…

courtesy photoLess is more: “San Fernando Valley

Berkeley authorities offering $17K reward for information about city’s first homicide

Authorities are offering $17,000 in reward money for information leading to an…

Authorities: Suspect arrested after illegal smoke

Authorities say a man suspected of a slaying in Oakland was arrested…

Nigerian authors look West to gain their fame

The chaos of Nigeria's largest city of Lagos gets boiled down to…

Courtesy photoWild: “Vegetal Cathedral” by Spanish surrealist Remedios Varo is on view at Frey Norris Gallery.

Surrealistic fables from Remedios Varo

An intriguing sense of mystery pervades each of the 13 oil paintings…

Courtesy photoWild: “Vegetal Cathedral” by Spanish surrealist Remedios Varo is on view at Frey Norris Gallery.

Family: 21-year-old freed by Syrian authorities

A 21-year-old who disappeared for three weeks after returning to Syria from…

Mexico authorities unravel child trafficking ring

Life seemed to give Karla Zepeda a break when a woman came…

New Zealand authorities shut down 'Occupy' camps

Authorities have effectively shut down the Occupy movement in New Zealand's largest…

Courtesy photoNew York

Amazing cityscapes by Ben Aronson

The unique and varied richness in “Ben Aronson: Here and Now,” an…

Courtesy photoNew York

NJ authority settles suit over escalator accident

The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority has settled a lawsuit over…

NJ authority settles suit over escalator accident

Eight people who sustained serious injuries in an escalator accident after a…

Courtesy photoRetrospective view: Sculptures by the late Stephen De Staebler

De Staebler show opens de Young post-Buchanan era

A new exhibit of works by sculptor Stephen De Staebler at the…

Courtesy photoRetrospective view: Sculptures by the late Stephen De Staebler
COURTESY PhotoFlights of fancy: Characters created by L. Frank Baum made their way into comics

Characters from ‘Oz’ fill comics, too

In 1900, the children’s book “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by L.…

COURTESY PhotoFlights of fancy: Characters created by L. Frank Baum made their way into comics

Authorities probe fire attacks on 4 NYC sites

While members of an Islamic cultural center gathered for a Sunday evening…

Courtesy photoPainter John Waguespack takes on film icons — such as James Dean in “Reconstructing Dean” — in his solo show

Painter John Waguespack takes apart Tinseltown

Painter John Waguespack is the consummate outsider artist. A former ad agency…

Courtesy photoPainter John Waguespack takes on film icons — such as James Dean in “Reconstructing Dean” — in his solo show
courtesy photoGrotesque and compelling: Works by Ralph Eugene Meatyard

Meatyard’s gruesome images provoke varied interpretation

Masks scare people. Their stony visages — frozen fixtures in place of…

courtesy photoGrotesque and compelling: Works by Ralph Eugene Meatyard