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A recent virtual science lesson and Q&A about wolves included comments from a specialist working with the California Department of Fish and Wlldlife. (Shutterstock)

Science studies in focus for SFUSD youngsters

Emphasis remains on ‘providing students with real-world phenomena’

 

Nicki Jizz has been an outspoken advocate for Black drag performers. (Courtesy photo)

Meet your drag queen: Nicki J.

‘I’m down for everything, I want to do it all,’ says the fearless performer

 

A new law strives to eliminate discrimination surrounding sentencing related to California’s sex offender registry that has harmed LGBTQ+ youth. (Courtesy photo)

Inching toward equality for LGBTQ+

Reactions to SB 145 are marred with personal biases and fear mongering

 

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling on June 15, 2020 stated that an employer who fires an employee for being gay or transgender is violating the law. (Courtesy photo)

Supreme Court decision a monumental ruling for LBGTQ rights

Anti-discrimination employment protections in Civil Rights Act extended across the U.S.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling on June 15, 2020 stated that an employer who fires an employee for being gay or transgender is violating the law. (Courtesy photo)
Sofia Zanfagna, a recent graduate of San Francisco’s International High School, celebrated the milestone with a family gathering. (Courtesy Zanfagna family)

Class of 2020 confronts uncertain future

International High School graduate Sofia Zanfagna stays motivated to make a better future

Sofia Zanfagna, a recent graduate of San Francisco’s International High School, celebrated the milestone with a family gathering. (Courtesy Zanfagna family)
Budgeting to ensure students are prepared for college and careers

Budgeting to ensure students are prepared for college and careers

With tax time just around the corner, you might be thinking even…

Budgeting to ensure students are prepared for college and careers
Along the Yarra River, Melbourne’s CBD is lit up by moon and man. (Julie L. Kessler/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Four days in magnificent Melbourne

City boasts great dining, diversity, natural wonders, and more

Along the Yarra River, Melbourne’s CBD is lit up by moon and man. (Julie L. Kessler/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Vincent Matthews: Our vision is clear in the new year

Vincent Matthews: Our vision is clear in the new year

Every new year brings a chance to reflect, consider where we’ve been…

Vincent Matthews: Our vision is clear in the new year
New state laws expand workplace protections against sexual harassment

New state laws expand workplace protections against sexual harassment

Ava G from The Haight asks: “I heard that there were some…

New state laws expand workplace protections against sexual harassment
Wanika Stephens, pastor of the St. John Coltrane Church in the Western Addition, says, “Everyone is welcome here.”(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

A Love Supreme: Coltrane Church celebrates 50 years

‘I don’t believe this community could’ve manifested in any place other than San Francisco. We belong to San Francisco,’ said Archbishop Franzo W. King, co-founder of the Church of St. John Coltrane.

Wanika Stephens, pastor of the St. John Coltrane Church in the Western Addition, says, “Everyone is welcome here.”(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Displays at Macy’s Flower Show take on a science and adventure theme. (Ming Vong/S.F. Examiner)

73rd Macy’s Flower Show blasts off into space

The 73rd annual Macy’s Flower Show takes visitors a trip to outer…

Displays at Macy’s Flower Show take on a science and adventure theme. (Ming Vong/S.F. Examiner)
Charles Sykes/Invision/APIn this Feb. 6

U.K. cops hunting stolen copy of '50 Shades' sequel

Good news and bad news on the “Fifty Shades of Grey” front:…

Charles Sykes/Invision/APIn this Feb. 6
Mark Allan/Invision/APOn Monday

Heart attack rumor debunked as Tony Bennett battles flu

Tony Bennett may have left his heart in San Francisco, but contrary…

Mark Allan/Invision/APOn Monday
Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

Snoop Dogg suing Pabst over sweet beer deal

Snoop Dogg wanted his name to be synonymous with fruit-flavored beer. Pabst…

Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
MICHAEL ARES/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERThe shawarma at Ali Baba’s Cave on  Valencia Street is as good as the eatery’s signature falafel sandwich

Enter Ali Baba’s Cave for superlative shawarma

Ali Baba’s Cave bears a somewhat comical resemblance to a real cave.…

MICHAEL ARES/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERThe shawarma at Ali Baba’s Cave on  Valencia Street is as good as the eatery’s signature falafel sandwich
Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The S.F. Examiner<p>Forgery owner Jacques Bezuidenhout

Forgery brings cocktail finesse to burgeoning area of SoMa

There's something new shaking up in the old club space Sloane. Forgery…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The S.F. Examiner<p>Forgery owner Jacques Bezuidenhout
AP PHOTO/CHRIS PIZZELLOWhen purchasing wine at a restaurant

Key questions can open doors when buying wine at restaurants

It might be getting easier to choose a good bottle of wine…

AP PHOTO/CHRIS PIZZELLOWhen purchasing wine at a restaurant
AP Photo/Charlie NeibergallRepublican presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham

Lindsey Graham wants Caitlyn Jenner's vote

Republican presidential contender Lindsey Graham says his party has room for transgendered…

AP Photo/Charlie NeibergallRepublican presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham
COURTESY PHOTOCharcuterie is among the offerings on the new late-night menu at Martins West in Redwood City.

Sushi, oysters shine at Amami San

Amami Sushi in San Bruno has been a Peninsula favorite for creative…

COURTESY PHOTOCharcuterie is among the offerings on the new late-night menu at Martins West in Redwood City.
Richard Shotwell/Invision/APJennifer Bassey arrives at the Friendly House Los Angeles' 24th Annual Awards Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday

72-year-old soap star kicked off flight after toilet tiff

For “All My Children” actress Jennifer Bassey, “Aren’t you going to flush?”…

Richard Shotwell/Invision/APJennifer Bassey arrives at the Friendly House Los Angeles' 24th Annual Awards Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday