Justin Herman Plaza

A petition is circulating to rename San Francisco's Justin Herman Plaza in honor of poet and former Muni driver Maya Angelou. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Petition launched to rename Justin Herman Plaza after Maya Angelou

A petition to rename San Francisco's Justin Herman Plaza in honor of…

 

Super Bowl City along The Embarcadero was spread throughout Justin Herman Plaza and Sue Bierman Park. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco welcomes first Super Bowl celebration in more than three decades

San Francisco is known for its Golden Gate Bridge, but this week…

 

Super Bowl 50 Host Committee chairman Daniel Lurie, left, welcomes Mayor Ed Lee, center, to a preview tour of the Super Bowl City fan attraction on Friday. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Ed Lee yelling, suites aren’t selling, forecast telling

Are you ready for some ... El Niño? Or maybe, in a…

 

SF plans crackdown on illegal food vendors during Super Bowl 50

City health officials will crack down on food vendors that operate illegally…

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'Mystery' Amazon box is promotional stunt for automaker

The mystery is gone. All that's left is a free car. The…

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Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.

Top fixed-gear riders ready to invade Justin Herman Plaza

Debra Clary’s piercing cheers had always been among the loudest when her…

Courtesy photoOpen-water swimmer Jamie Patrick is preparing to try and swim 75 uninterrupted miles across Lake Michigan later this summer.
Courtesy NetSuite OpenAn all-glass court at Justin Herman Plaza will host the key matches of the NetSuite Open.

World’s best squash players to invade Justin Herman Plaza

He wanted to glimpse the world’s best, and at age 13, Julian…

Courtesy NetSuite OpenAn all-glass court at Justin Herman Plaza will host the key matches of the NetSuite Open.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerStragglers: On Thursday

Occupy cleared from Fed building sidewalk

With police calling it less of a protest site and more of…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerStragglers: On Thursday

Tea Party brews San Francisco waterfront rally

A well-known populist movement will take over Justin Herman Plaza on Saturday—…

Joseph Schell/Special To the SF ExaminerCity Hall snapshot: Activists James Mills; Patrick

Raid-battered Occupy SF changing tactics

After relentless police raids on the downtown encampments of Occupy SF, the…

Joseph Schell/Special To the SF ExaminerCity Hall snapshot: Activists James Mills; Patrick

Strong debate doesn’t require camping out

Nationwide, Americans are angry about the economy, unemployment and economic inequality. The…

Mike Koozmin/The ExaminerSan Francisco police put barricades into place around the Occupy SF encampment Thursday evening. Police said the barricades were for safety and not a sign of a raid.

Tension mounts at Occupy SF after deadline passes

The tents at Occupy SF remained in place at Justin Herman Plaza…

Mike Koozmin/The ExaminerSan Francisco police put barricades into place around the Occupy SF encampment Thursday evening. Police said the barricades were for safety and not a sign of a raid.
Examiner file photoThe Department of Public Works is demanding the Occupy SF camp vacate Justin Herman Plaza and suggested it move to an empty school.

Occupy SF campers reject city's offer to relocate tents

It was decision time Tuesday night for the campers of Occupy SF,…

Examiner file photoThe Department of Public Works is demanding the Occupy SF camp vacate Justin Herman Plaza and suggested it move to an empty school.
All: Mike Koozmin/The ExaminerThe true believers of the Occupy SF movement are losing ground to infighting

24 hours at Occupy SF: Camp clashes undermine movement's intent

The third major fight at the Occupy SF encampment was supposed to…

All: Mike Koozmin/The ExaminerThe true believers of the Occupy SF movement are losing ground to infighting
Three dogs at Occupy SF's Justin Herman Plaza camp have contracted parvovirus. (Examiner file photo)Three dogs at Occupy SF's Justin Herman Plaza camp have contracted parvovirus. (Examiner file photo)

Contagious dog illness spreads at Occupy SF camp

Dogs better watch their backs at the Occupy SF camp. Three pooches…

Three dogs at Occupy SF's Justin Herman Plaza camp have contracted parvovirus. (Examiner file photo)Three dogs at Occupy SF's Justin Herman Plaza camp have contracted parvovirus. (Examiner file photo)
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Mayor Ed Lee tours Occupy SF encampment, will meet with protesters Wednesday

Mayor Ed Lee took a tour of the Occupy SF encampment in…

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Meet the faces behind Occupy San Francisco

Ask anyone involved in Occupy San Francisco’s camp what the reasons are…

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Tom Morello to play for Occupy SF protesters at Justin Herman Plaza today

It made perfect political sense for author Naomi Klein to speak in…

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Feathers fly during annual pillow fight in San Francisco

Hundreds of San Franciscans braved the rain and descended on Justin Herman…

‘Made in San Francisco’ fight heats up for street artists

Investigate that $5 artisan tchotchke you just picked up from a street…