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Protesters on behalf of Supervisor Scott Wiener at a housing forum hosted by Jane Kim at Mission High School last week. (Courtesy Dennis Richards)

Will Wiener’s homeless hell raising pay off in his state Senate race?

Election season is on, and in San Francisco that means one thing:…

Protesters on behalf of Supervisor Scott Wiener at a housing forum hosted by Jane Kim at Mission High School last week. (Courtesy Dennis Richards)
In order for our cities to become more affordable, we need to integrate our housing and transportation policies based on the principle that our cities must work for everyone, (Courtesy photo)

Integrated housing and transit policies are key for San Francisco’s future

We’re on the edge of a tipping point in the Bay Area…

In order for our cities to become more affordable, we need to integrate our housing and transportation policies based on the principle that our cities must work for everyone, (Courtesy photo)
Street artists who were displaced because of Super Bowl events were reimbursed by The City a total of $93,220.(Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner file photo)

SF’s street artists received $590 apiece for Super Bowl impacts

San Francisco has doled out $590 apiece to 158 street artists impacted…

Street artists who were displaced because of Super Bowl events were reimbursed by The City a total of $93,220.(Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner file photo)
A crowd watches a performance at The Stud Bar's 50th anniversary party. (Rachel Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Iconic SF gay bar facing steep rent hike is sold to a collective

The Stud Bar, a 50-year-old gay bar in San Francisco's South of…

A crowd watches a performance at The Stud Bar's 50th anniversary party. (Rachel Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Artists facing displacement from their homes, studios or apartments is a growing concern in San Francisco. The Redlick Building at 17th and Mission streets was one such place where artists faced displacement because of a development boom. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2015 file photo)

Measure to protect SF artist, manufacturing space makes November ballot

In the last regularly scheduled meeting before summer recess, the Board of…

Artists facing displacement from their homes, studios or apartments is a growing concern in San Francisco. The Redlick Building at 17th and Mission streets was one such place where artists faced displacement because of a development boom. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2015 file photo)
State Senate candidates Supervisor Scott Wiener, left, and Supervisor Jane Kim. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

People’s Pledge should be campaign staple

Earlier this month, supervisors Jane Kim and Scott Wiener made news by…

State Senate candidates Supervisor Scott Wiener, left, and Supervisor Jane Kim. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Rob Gitin, executive director and

Nonprofit serving homeless youths finds new home with city-assisted lease

Rob Gitin has spent the past 18 years counseling homeless youths in…

Rob Gitin, executive director and
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Mayor’s veto could improve housing

There’s a high-stakes chess game playing out in the state Capitol that…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
San Francisco City Hall. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner file photo)

Special Board of Supes meeting showcases political divide

There was perhaps no better image of City Hall’s political divide than…

San Francisco City Hall. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner file photo)
Jane Kim holds her phone up to show the Pokemon Go app at City Hall in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, July 12, 2016. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

State Senate candidate Jane Kim ‘challenges’ Scott Wiener to Pokemon Go – and he agrees

San Francisco’s political battle of the year just took a decidedly nerdy…

Jane Kim holds her phone up to show the Pokemon Go app at City Hall in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, July 12, 2016. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)
The Recreation and Park Commission’s capital committee will discuss the purchase of a half-acre site at Minna and Natoma streets, pictured, in the western South of Market area. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF looks to buy South of Market half-acre site for $10M for new park

Amid an ongoing housing crisis and soaring real estate costs, San Francisco…

The Recreation and Park Commission’s capital committee will discuss the purchase of a half-acre site at Minna and Natoma streets, pictured, in the western South of Market area. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Teachers, students and supporters of City College gather signatures on the steps of San Francisco City Hall during a rally calling for higher wages and free college.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

CCSF may return to being free after three decades

City College of San Francisco was last free in 1983. Now, three…

Teachers, students and supporters of City College gather signatures on the steps of San Francisco City Hall during a rally calling for higher wages and free college.  (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Senate hopefuls Supervisor Scott Wiener (left) and Supervisor Jane Kim at their separate election parties in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, June 7, 2016. (Rachael Garner, Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Jane Kim becomes vote leader in state Senate primary

Supervisor Jane Kim took the lead among San Francisco and San Mateo…

Senate hopefuls Supervisor Scott Wiener (left) and Supervisor Jane Kim at their separate election parties in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, June 7, 2016. (Rachael Garner, Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Supervisors Scott Wiener and Jane Kim are both vying for the District 11 state Senate seat. (Yesica Prado/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kim trailing Wiener by fewer than 300 votes in heated Senate race

With thousands more ballots still left to count, Supervisor Jane Kim has…

Supervisors Scott Wiener and Jane Kim are both vying for the District 11 state Senate seat. (Yesica Prado/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Senate candidates Supervisor Scott Wiener, left, and Supervisor Jane Kim photographed May 16, 2016 in San Francisco, Calif. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Kim edges ahead of Wiener with SF votes in heated state Senate race

Showing just how close the state Senate race is, Supervisor Jane Kim…

Senate candidates Supervisor Scott Wiener, left, and Supervisor Jane Kim photographed May 16, 2016 in San Francisco, Calif. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A man draped in a rainbow flag holds a candle during a vigil at Harvey Milk Plaza in the Castro on Sunday for the the victims in a nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

LGBT Latinos forgotten in Orlando vigil planning; Democrats pull desperate move

Fifty people are dead following the country’s bloodiest shooting. On Sunday, San…

A man draped in a rainbow flag holds a candle during a vigil at Harvey Milk Plaza in the Castro on Sunday for the the victims in a nightclub shooting in Orlando, Fla. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Senate hopefuls Supervisor Scott Wiener (left) and Supervisor Jane Kim at their separate election parties in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, June 7, 2016. (Rachael Garner, Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

71K SF ballots remain uncounted in June primary

Supervisor Scott Wiener retained his narrow lead over Supervisor Jane Kim in…

Senate hopefuls Supervisor Scott Wiener (left) and Supervisor Jane Kim at their separate election parties in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, June 7, 2016. (Rachael Garner, Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Supervisors Scott Wiener and Jane Kim are both vying for the District 11 state Senate seat. (Yesica Prado/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Wiener takes narrow lead over Kim in race for state Senate

Supervisors Scott Wiener and Jane Kim have advanced to face off against…

Supervisors Scott Wiener and Jane Kim are both vying for the District 11 state Senate seat. (Yesica Prado/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Reform Slate is what SF Democrats deserve

San Franciscans can take a major step toward preserving The City’s unique…

Large groups lounge on the lawn of San Francisco's Dolores Park. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Lawn reservation system at Dolores Park suspended after public outcry

Following a public outcry, Recreation and Park officials Tuesday suspended a permit…

Large groups lounge on the lawn of San Francisco's Dolores Park. (S.F. Examiner file photo)