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U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on gun violence prevention in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on April 8, 2021. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)

President Joe Biden announces new limits on guns in wake of mass shootings

First steps target ghost guns, violence prevention, ‘red flag’ laws, weapons trafficking

 

President Joe Biden delivers an address to the nation from the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. President Biden gave the address to mark the one-year anniversary of the shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Alex Wong/Getty Images/TNS)

Biden projects hope in speech: All adults can be vaccinated by end of May

David Lauter and Eli Stokols Los Angeles Times After a grim winter…

 

San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott listens at a rally to commemorate the life of George Floyd and others killed by police outside City Hall on Monday, June 1, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Will the Biden Administration help SF speed up police reform?

City has struggled to implement changes without federal oversight

 

U.S. Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman’s powerful reading was among the highlights of Inauguration Day. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Inauguration shines light in this never-ending shade

Here’s to renewal and resolve in 2021 and beyond

U.S. Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman’s powerful reading was among the highlights of Inauguration Day. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
President Joe Biden plans to sign a number of executive orders over the next week. (Biden Transition/CNP/Zuma Press/TNS)

Biden signals new direction by signing mask order on his first day in office

President plans ambitious 10-day push of executive orders, legislation

President Joe Biden plans to sign a number of executive orders over the next week. (Biden Transition/CNP/Zuma Press/TNS)
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and Jill Biden arrive at Biden's inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021, in Washington, DC.  (Win McNamee/Getty Images/TNS)

Joe Biden issues call for ‘unity’ amidst extreme partisan rancor

‘I will be a president for all Americans,’ he says in inauguration speech

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and Jill Biden arrive at Biden's inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021, in Washington, DC.  (Win McNamee/Getty Images/TNS)
From left, Doug Emhoff, U.S. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Jill Biden and President-elect Joe Biden wave as they arrive on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol for the inauguration on Jan. 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. During today’s inauguration ceremony Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images/TNS)

Joe Biden inaugurated as 46th president as Trump era comes to an end

Todd Spangler Detroit Free Press Taking over the reins of government at…

From left, Doug Emhoff, U.S. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Jill Biden and President-elect Joe Biden wave as they arrive on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol for the inauguration on Jan. 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. During today’s inauguration ceremony Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images/TNS)
(Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

With executive orders, Biden to reverse Trump policies on environment, immigration

Evan Halper Los Angeles Times President-elect Joe Biden will move swiftly to…

(Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
A safe injecting site would give clients access to clean needles and paraphernalia, and provide medical supervision and Narcan to prevent overdoses. (Nuala Bishari/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Will the Biden Administration help or hinder plans to open safe consumption sites in SF?

On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit reversed…

A safe injecting site would give clients access to clean needles and paraphernalia, and provide medical supervision and Narcan to prevent overdoses. (Nuala Bishari/Special to S.F. Examiner)
U.S. President Donald Trump is shown speaking on a monitor in the White House briefing room about the violence during the ratification of the 2020 election on Jan. 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Pro-Trump protesters entered the U.S. Capitol building after mass demonstrations in the nation’s capital. (Joshua Roberts/Getty Images/TNS)

Trump admits he lost for first time after Congress certifies Biden’s election

Chris Sommerfeldt New York Daily News Even President Trump knows it’s over.…

U.S. President Donald Trump is shown speaking on a monitor in the White House briefing room about the violence during the ratification of the 2020 election on Jan. 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Pro-Trump protesters entered the U.S. Capitol building after mass demonstrations in the nation’s capital. (Joshua Roberts/Getty Images/TNS)
New York Electoral College members, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L), and Former President Bill Clinton arrive to vote for President and Vice President in the Assembly Chamber at the state Capitol in Albany, New York on December 14, 2020. Joe Biden’s march to the White House — overshadowed by President Donald Trump’s frantic attempts to overturn the US election — was formalized when the Electoral College met to confirm the Democrat’s win. (Hans Pennink/POOL/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

Biden wins Electoral College to cement victory and rebuff Trump

Mark Niquette Bloomberg News Joe Biden officially clinched the presidency after the…

New York Electoral College members, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L), and Former President Bill Clinton arrive to vote for President and Vice President in the Assembly Chamber at the state Capitol in Albany, New York on December 14, 2020. Joe Biden’s march to the White House — overshadowed by President Donald Trump’s frantic attempts to overturn the US election — was formalized when the Electoral College met to confirm the Democrat’s win. (Hans Pennink/POOL/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)
President-elect Joe Biden has picked California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to be the next health and human services secretary. (Gary Coronado/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Biden picks California Attorney General Xavier Becerra for health and human services secretary

By Noam N. Levey and Sarah D. Wire Los Angeles Times President-elect…

President-elect Joe Biden has picked California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to be the next health and human services secretary. (Gary Coronado/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Joe Biden speaks at the Solar Power International conference in Anaheim, California, on September 16, 2015. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

California went big for Biden. Now its cities, counties and schools are seeking relief

By David Zahniser, Benjamin Oreskes and Dakota Smith Los Angeles Times Los…

Joe Biden speaks at the Solar Power International conference in Anaheim, California, on September 16, 2015. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
The Nov. 11, 2018 Veterans Day Parade in downtown San Francisco marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One. (Shutterstock)

With the Biden-Harris administration on the horizon, there’s reason for hope this Veterans Day

In the years since I started representing veterans and working on veterans…

The Nov. 11, 2018 Veterans Day Parade in downtown San Francisco marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One. (Shutterstock)
Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden is seen speaking on a giant screen during a watch party of the results of the presidential election near the White House in Washington, D.C., the day after the general election on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)

Biden wins Wisconsin, Michigan as focus shifts to Pennsylvania and Nevada

By Evan Halper and Jennifer Haberkorn Los Angeles Times Joe Biden has…

Democratic U.S. presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden is seen speaking on a giant screen during a watch party of the results of the presidential election near the White House in Washington, D.C., the day after the general election on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)
Comic Kevin Camia -- formerly of the Bay Area -- is in town at the Punch Line. (Courtesy photo)
Comic Kevin Camia -- formerly of the Bay Area -- is in town at the Punch Line. (Courtesy photo)
Members of the Baton Rouge Police Department salute as a member of the Louisiana State Police Honor Guard, left, plays "Taps" through driving rain during funeral services for Baton Rouge police Cpl. Montrell Jackson in Baton Rouge, La., on Monda. (Hilary Scheinuk/Baton Rouge Advocate via AP)

At vigil, Biden tries to comfort relatives of slain officers

BATON ROUGE, La. — The gunman's bullets that killed three law enforcement…

Members of the Baton Rouge Police Department salute as a member of the Louisiana State Police Honor Guard, left, plays "Taps" through driving rain during funeral services for Baton Rouge police Cpl. Montrell Jackson in Baton Rouge, La., on Monda. (Hilary Scheinuk/Baton Rouge Advocate via AP)
In this June file photo, California Attorney General Kamala Harris listens to questions during a news conference in San Francisco. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday endorsed Harris to be the state's next U.S. senator. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Obama nod in California Senate race gets retort from snubbed rival

LOS ANGELES — California Senate candidate Kamala Harris was endorsed Tuesday by…

In this June file photo, California Attorney General Kamala Harris listens to questions during a news conference in San Francisco. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday endorsed Harris to be the state's next U.S. senator. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden place flowers down during their visit to a memorial to the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting Thursday in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

In Orlando, Obama calls for healing, meets with families

ORLANDO, Fla. — President Barack Obama said Thursday that a military campaign…

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden place flowers down during their visit to a memorial to the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting Thursday in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Roughly 5 million more U.S. workers will soon become eligible for overtime pay under new rules issued by the Obama administration. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

More work, more pay? New rule extends overtime to millions

COLUMBUS, Ohio — More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly…

Roughly 5 million more U.S. workers will soon become eligible for overtime pay under new rules issued by the Obama administration. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)