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California Attorney General Kamala Harris addresses the Domestic Human Trafficking symposium in April 2014. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

San Francisco identifies 291 human trafficking victims during six-month period

Nearly 300 mostly young females were victims of sex trafficking in San…

California Attorney General Kamala Harris addresses the Domestic Human Trafficking symposium in April 2014. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
Starter Jake Peavy helped  lead the Giants on Wednesday night to their first win against the Chicago Cubs this season. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

NFL, San Francisco tackle homeless issue

San Francisco isn’t one to poop out regarding its homeless, but with…

Starter Jake Peavy helped  lead the Giants on Wednesday night to their first win against the Chicago Cubs this season. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Ron Conway/Mike Koozmin 2013/SF Examiner

Tech investor, SF mayoral backer Ron Conway continues to sink big bucks into local elections

Money from the mayor’s most prominent backer — tech investor Ron Conway…

Ron Conway/Mike Koozmin 2013/SF Examiner
Zula Jones, left, and Nazly Mohajer, right, were reportedly recorded saying questionable things. (Luke Thomas-Fog City Journal/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mayor donates value of tainted political contributions to San Francisco

Reacting to allegations two women laundered campaign money, Mayor Ed Lee donated…

Zula Jones, left, and Nazly Mohajer, right, were reportedly recorded saying questionable things. (Luke Thomas-Fog City Journal/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Alameda County Assistant District Attorney Sharmin Bock ran unsuccessfully for San Francisco District Attorney in 2011. (Courtesy Sam Singer)

Alameda County prosecutor caught up in Leland Yee scandal put on administrative leave

A former district attorney candidate and Alameda County assistant district attorney was…

Alameda County Assistant District Attorney Sharmin Bock ran unsuccessfully for San Francisco District Attorney in 2011. (Courtesy Sam Singer)
The Giants' Jake Peavy says it will take a "lofty fine" to deter MLB players from using chewing tobacco. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Chew this, City Hall

Hello, Ed Lee. Been having a hellish week? Allow me to further…

The Giants' Jake Peavy says it will take a "lofty fine" to deter MLB players from using chewing tobacco. (Eric Risberg/AP)
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee reportedly took "substantial bribes in exchange for favors" in relation to campaign finances, according to new documents from an FBI probe of Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow. (Mike Koozmin, 2011 S.F. Examiner)

Lee allegedly knew of illegal money exchanges

Mayor Ed Lee knew his underlings were arranging campaign money laundering schemes,…

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee reportedly took "substantial bribes in exchange for favors" in relation to campaign finances, according to new documents from an FBI probe of Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow. (Mike Koozmin, 2011 S.F. Examiner)
(Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Light displays could transform City Hall into billboard

San Francisco has illuminated City Hall in orange to celebrate a Giants…

(Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)
SF Juvenile Justice Center, Monday July 20, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

SF Juvenile Probation Department communicates with feds on immigration

San Francisco’s Juvenile Probation Department booked 21 undocumented immigrants into juvenile hall…

SF Juvenile Justice Center, Monday July 20, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Broke-Ass Stuart, aka Stuart Schuffman, is running for SF Mayor/Courtesy photo

Broke-Ass Stuart kicks off campaign Friday

Local clothier San Franpsycho is hosting a campaign kickoff party Friday for…

Broke-Ass Stuart, aka Stuart Schuffman, is running for SF Mayor/Courtesy photo
(Justin DeFrietas/Special to S.F. Examiner)

The San Francisco Transit Riders Muni Challenge

EDITOR'S NOTE: Although SF Transit Riders, the group that sponsored the San…

(Justin DeFrietas/Special to S.F. Examiner)
In this May 8, 1945 photo members of the executive committee of the United Nations conference meet in the Opera House in San Francisco to consider conference procedure.  (AP Photo)

United Nations charter, signed in San Francisco, turns 70

Hundreds of people packed the rotunda of San Francisco City Hall to…

In this May 8, 1945 photo members of the executive committee of the United Nations conference meet in the Opera House in San Francisco to consider conference procedure.  (AP Photo)
The Coalition on Homelessness' new report asserts in can house more than 2,400 homeless families in the next five years. PHOTO: MIKE KOOZMIN/THE S.F. EXAMINER.

New plan says SF could end family homelessness by 2020

There are more than 3,200 homeless children in San Francisco, according to…

The Coalition on Homelessness' new report asserts in can house more than 2,400 homeless families in the next five years. PHOTO: MIKE KOOZMIN/THE S.F. EXAMINER.
Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee

$300M bond proposal keeps housing crisis center stage

More than two-thirds of San Francisco residents wouldn’t be able to afford…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee

SF mayor increases proposed housing bond to $300 million

A housing bond introduced last month by Mayor Ed Lee for the…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerWriter extraordinaire and political newcomer Stuart Schuffman has thrown his hat into the ring as a mayoral candidate in the November election

Broke-Ass City: Why I’m getting into the mayor’s race

There is something truly amazing happening in San Francisco. It has nothing…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerWriter extraordinaire and political newcomer Stuart Schuffman has thrown his hat into the ring as a mayoral candidate in the November election
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2014 File PhotoThe City plans to allocate $140 million to the San Francisco Unified School District over the next two years as part of Mayor Ed Lee's proposed budget.

SF announces nearly $700M for public schools, children’s programs

The San Francisco Unified School District is poised to receive a substantial…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2014 File PhotoThe City plans to allocate $140 million to the San Francisco Unified School District over the next two years as part of Mayor Ed Lee's proposed budget.
Luke Thomas/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco political consultant Enrique Pearce

From success to scandal: Consultant accused of child porn charges was connected to SF political elite

Enrique Pearce is one of San Francisco’s more successful and more controversial…

Luke Thomas/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSan Francisco political consultant Enrique Pearce

SF teachers, principals honored for their work

Last week, teachers, principals and a vast community of supporters took part…

Nation should follow SF’s lead on minimum wage

Starting today, the minimum wage in San Francisco will increase to one…