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A large crowd cheers at a rally at Mission High School before a protest march commemorating George Floyd and those killed by police on June 3. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

2020: The year in pictures

A global pandemic, rising social justice movement, City Hall scandal and climate-changing fires made for truly unforgettable days and months

 

Chesa Boudin takes narrow lead over Suzy Loftus in DA contest

Chesa Boudin takes narrow lead over Suzy Loftus in DA contest

In D-5 Dean Preston has a 35 vote lead over Supervisor Vallie Brown

 

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, himself a former SF mayor, introduces London Breed after swearing her in as mayor at her inauguration ceremony outside City Hall on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

London Breed sworn in as SF’s 45th Mayor

More than 1,000 people gathered and celebrated as London Breed was sworn…

 

Construction cranes are seen over downtown San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

With last-minute tweaks, SF approves new below-market-rate housing mandates for developers

San Francisco continued to hash out details Tuesday of a proposed law…

Construction cranes are seen over downtown San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)
A shot of Jerry Garcia in Golden Gate Park is in “Jim Marshall’s 1967” at City Hall. (Courtesy San Francisco Arts Commission/Jim Marshall Photography LLC]

Jim Marshall photos document SF’s Summer of Love

Jim Marshall, widely regarded as rock and roll’s premier photographer in the…

A shot of Jerry Garcia in Golden Gate Park is in “Jim Marshall’s 1967” at City Hall. (Courtesy San Francisco Arts Commission/Jim Marshall Photography LLC]
SF advocates for people with disabilities to rally against ‘R-word’

SF advocates for people with disabilities to rally against ‘R-word’

Advocates for people with disabilities in San Francisco are scheduled to rally…

SF advocates for people with disabilities to rally against ‘R-word’
San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed is applauded before being voted in for a second term as president at City Hall Monday, January 9, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Breed re-elected as SF’s Board of Supervisors president

London Breed became president of the Board of Supervisors on Monday for…

San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed is applauded before being voted in for a second term as president at City Hall Monday, January 9, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Lee appoints Brian Strong as Chief Resilience Officer

Mayor Ed Lee appointed a new staff member at City Hall Friday. Brian…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Scott Wiener pens goodbye letter to District 8 constituents

In anticipation of his departure to the California Senate, District 8 Supervisor…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
(Courtesy Katy Tang)

Supervisor Tang hosting kitten adoptions in her office at ‘Kitty Hall’

Supervisor Katy Tang announced on Facebook Tuesday afternoon that for the next 12…

(Courtesy Katy Tang)
(Photo: S.F. Examiner)

‘World Tree of Hope’ being installed at City Hall

The annual "World Tree of Hope" is being installed this week in the…

(Photo: S.F. Examiner)
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Small Business Saturday expected to be busiest yet

The yearly celebration to honor local, small businesses is coming up this…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Voters cast their ballots at San Francisco's City Hall Tuesday, November 8, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF City Hall sees second highest early voter turnout

Election Day at City Hall in San Francisco did not appear to…

Voters cast their ballots at San Francisco's City Hall Tuesday, November 8, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Gracie the grey whale skeleton (Courtesy Mission Science Workshop)

Giant whale skeleton ‘Gracie’ to be erected at SF City Hall

Like many failed political careers, the skeleton of a grey whale will…

Gracie the grey whale skeleton (Courtesy Mission Science Workshop)
San Francisco City Hall is seen lit up with pink lights Monday, October 17, 2016 in honor of one hundred years of health services provided through Planned Parenthood (Photo courtesy Miriam Gerace)

SF City Hall goes pink for Planned Parenthood

San Francisco City Hall will light up pink Monday night to honor…

San Francisco City Hall is seen lit up with pink lights Monday, October 17, 2016 in honor of one hundred years of health services provided through Planned Parenthood (Photo courtesy Miriam Gerace)
The Excelsior District seen from Twin Peaks in San Francisco, Calif. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

The ‘forgotten’ district: Supervisor candidates promise equity in D11

Those running to represent San Francisco’s diverse, working-class southwestern neighborhoods promise to…

The Excelsior District seen from Twin Peaks in San Francisco, Calif. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Former SF officials plead not guilty in corruption case

Former SF officials plead not guilty in corruption case

Three former San Francisco public officials accused of taking bribes in a…

Former SF officials plead not guilty in corruption case

The underwhelming tenure of Hillary Ronen

As longtime District 9 residents who have been fighting to protect, preserve…

Too little, too late

At the San Francisco Tenants Union, we regard it as a badge…

Supervisor Mark Farrell.(Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner file photo)

Supe. Farrell may settle $191K ethics fine for $25K

Supervisor Mark Farrell may settle his $191,000 ethics fine for $25,000. After…

Supervisor Mark Farrell.(Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner file photo)