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Blistering city report rips Housing Authority

The Housing Authority has lost out on $7.5 million in federal subsidies…

 

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe GANT store in Hayes Valley could have been labeled a chain if its European locations had been included in the tally.

Chain store law may be changed to block more stores

A chain store that sneaked into Hayes Valley by not falling under…

 

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Complaint about CCSF accreditation found to be ‘without merit’

A complaint filed against an accreditation agency for its evaluation of City…

 

Courtesy PhotoMagic Theatre presents “Terminus

June 4: Fantastical 'Terminus' at Magic Theatre and more San Franciso events

Who’s in town Biological anthropologist Helen Fisher, who has written five books…

Courtesy PhotoMagic Theatre presents “Terminus
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Pedestrian safety law package takes step ahead in S.F.

Last year, 964 people were hit by vehicles in San Francisco —…

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Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerA Ferrari and Maserati dealership on the border of Atherton and Redwood City caters to affluent county residents. A stones throw away from poverty and crime-stricken East Palo Alto

San Mateo County’s economic inequality growing, new report says

San Mateo County shed more than 7,000 middle- and low-income households during…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerA Ferrari and Maserati dealership on the border of Atherton and Redwood City caters to affluent county residents. A stones throw away from poverty and crime-stricken East Palo Alto
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Seismic fixes still far off at ‘dangerous’ Hall of Justice

Top San Francisco officials say the Hall of Justice would be dangerously…

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Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerPeople carrying packed moving boxes were seen filing out of Zynga’s South of Market headquarters Monday.

Zynga lays off 18 percent of its workforce

Social-gaming giant Zynga slashed 18 percent of its workforce Monday, raising questions…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerPeople carrying packed moving boxes were seen filing out of Zynga’s South of Market headquarters Monday.
Getty Images file photoFour men allegedly recorded themselves on an iPad laughing while shooting at people with paintball guns.

Arrests after paintball gun attacks

A series of paintball gun attacks in San Francisco over the weekend…

Getty Images file photoFour men allegedly recorded themselves on an iPad laughing while shooting at people with paintball guns.

Crook lies about heart surgery to delay sentencing

The prosecutor had his finger on the pulse of the fraud case…

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One arrested, another wanted in Jahmad Karriem killing

Marcellis Williams, 20, of San Francisco, was arrested last week in connection…

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Tenderloin ice cream sandwich scuffle ends in two arrests

What would you do for an ice cream sandwich? San Francisco police…

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Xue Zhong Mi, 67, found murdered in Outer Sunset garage

Police are hunting for a murderer after a 67-year-old man was found…

Car barrels into a cafe in Excelsior; 2 detained

Police have detained two men they say may have been in a…

Getty Images file photoWith Facebook being a public place for people to voice opinions

Facebook embroiled in multiple free speech battles

Facebook landed in the crosshairs of a fiery hate-speech protest last week…

Getty Images file photoWith Facebook being a public place for people to voice opinions
Courtesy PhotoWomen’s-rights activist and Ms. Magazine co-founder Gloria Steinem appears in conversation with author Letty Cottin Pogrebin this Monday.

June 3: A conversation with Gloria Steinem and other San Francisco events

Who’s in town Women’s-rights activist and Ms. Magazine co-founder Gloria Steinem appears…

Courtesy PhotoWomen’s-rights activist and Ms. Magazine co-founder Gloria Steinem appears in conversation with author Letty Cottin Pogrebin this Monday.
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New Bay shipping lanes meant to protect whales

Large vessels traveling to ports on the California coast will begin using…

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Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoBuses that shuttle workers to and from San Mateo County employers make several stops in The City.

Peninsula welcomes tech firms’ shuttles

Even amid concerns from San Francisco residents and officials about the impact…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoBuses that shuttle workers to and from San Mateo County employers make several stops in The City.
Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photoOne of the top criticisms that riders have about Muni is the cleanliness of buses and light-rail vehicles.

Report on Muni’s light-rail trains is latest bad news for agency

Muni’s light-rail trains, which collectively carry more than 150,000 passengers each day,…

Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photoOne of the top criticisms that riders have about Muni is the cleanliness of buses and light-rail vehicles.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerA mother sits beside her two children as she panhandles for money in the Financial District.

S.F. boom leaving many behind

Amid a rebounding San Francisco economy, attention is being brought to the…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerA mother sits beside her two children as she panhandles for money in the Financial District.