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Muni hearing set to focus on funding, costly breakdowns

Muni service meltdowns — like the one that struck N-Judah passengers Thursday…

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Revenue spike prompts call to curb cuts

Nonprofit leaders are calling on Mayor Ed Lee to spare public health…

S.F. arrests tumble in 10-year span

Four youths had just broken into a Bayview district home when police…

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Slideshow: S.F. honors veterans in Memorial Day ceremony

Hundreds of military veterans and active-duty soldiers – as well as civilians…

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Jeff Chiu/AP file photoConcession workers picket their employer

Talks loom after ballpark strike

AT&T Park concession workers are prepared to resume negotiations with their employer…

Jeff Chiu/AP file photoConcession workers picket their employer
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The City honors its true heroes

Porfirio “Bill” Castillo has fond memories of San Francisco, and some not…

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Sarah Klein was killed early Sunday when a car driven by her husband

Woman killed in fatal accident was well-known burlesque performer

The woman killed in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 101 on…

Sarah Klein was killed early Sunday when a car driven by her husband
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BART lifts ban on bikes, but only for five-month test run

BART’s board of directors agreed last week to ease restrictions for bikes…

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Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerA police commissioner said he was appalled by the lack of response from the public while a homeless man lay dying at Market and Third streets recently.

Homeless man dies on busy San Francisco street corner while onlookers do nothing

On a recent Friday afternoon in downtown San Francisco, a homeless man…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerA police commissioner said he was appalled by the lack of response from the public while a homeless man lay dying at Market and Third streets recently.
Dan McMenamin/Bay City NewsThe bicycle of a man who died after colliding with a garbage truck Thursday can be seen on South Van Ness Avenue in the Mission district.

Man who died in collision with garbage truck was new to San Francisco

A 21-year-old man who was struck and killed by a garbage truck…

Dan McMenamin/Bay City NewsThe bicycle of a man who died after colliding with a garbage truck Thursday can be seen on South Van Ness Avenue in the Mission district.

5.7-magnitude earthquake shakes Northern Calif.

An earthquake has struck Northern California's Plumas County with a preliminary magnitude…

Arms but no hammer in Laundromat spat

It was a clean break. Two women decided not to press charges…

Bay City NewsA bicyclist collided with a Recology truck as the vehicle turned at South Van Ness Avenue on Thursday.

Bicyclist dies after striking garbage truck in the Mission

A bicyclist was killed in the Mission district Thursday after colliding with…

Bay City NewsA bicyclist collided with a Recology truck as the vehicle turned at South Van Ness Avenue on Thursday.

Boy Scouts ending ban on openly gay members

The Boy Scouts of America’s national leaders decided Thursday to allow openly…

Brave clerk scares off armed thug

A courageous corner store clerk in the Mission District called a gun-toting…

Courtesy San Mateo CountySan Mateo County has elected only one Latino and no Asian supervisors in the past 25 years

Districts’ fairness reviewed

Having recently settled a lawsuit that alleged discriminatory election practices, San Mateo…

Courtesy San Mateo CountySan Mateo County has elected only one Latino and no Asian supervisors in the past 25 years
weekendsherpa.comWe’re at the end of wildflower season

Good weekend: May 24-26

FRIDAY, MAY 24 On the town Two novelists: Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Adam…

weekendsherpa.comWe’re at the end of wildflower season

Jury finds slain wife did not commit suicide, was murdered by husband

A Woodside man was found guilty of murdering his wife and covering…

KCSM deal heralds broadcast’s downfall

Death awaits the San Mateo public television station that broadcasts programming you…

Man pleases only self at Muni stop

What a jerk! A 35-year-old man was arrested on indecent exposure charges…