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Courtesy PhotoGrammy-winning jazz singer Dianne Reeves performs at the SFJazz Center. “When You Know

May 26: The Philip Glass Ensemble and more Sunday events

Good Sunday, May 26 SOMETHING TO READ A Conspiracy of FaithBy Jussi…

Courtesy PhotoGrammy-winning jazz singer Dianne Reeves performs at the SFJazz Center. “When You Know
Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoThe Aronson Building on Mission Street would abut the proposed 510-foot condo tower. The new tower would house four floors of the Mexican Museum

Mexican Museum, condo project get key city sign-off

One of the largest proposed condominium tower projects in recent years —…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoThe Aronson Building on Mission Street would abut the proposed 510-foot condo tower. The new tower would house four floors of the Mexican Museum
Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoIn addition to serving 16 types of ramen

Popular San Francisco restaurants expand to Peninsula

Sandwich virtuoso Ike Shehadeh recently opened the newest Ike’s Lair in Foster…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoIn addition to serving 16 types of ramen
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe United Council of Human Services wants to open a 100-bed shelter at an empty site on Jennings Street. It would be the Bayview’s first such shelter.

Proposed Bayview homeless shelter would provide service where it is needed

Each night, roughly 45 men and women curl up in chairs or…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe United Council of Human Services wants to open a 100-bed shelter at an empty site on Jennings Street. It would be the Bayview’s first such shelter.

S.F. to expand mid-Market benefit district, add new one in North Beach

Formation of special districts where property owners pay a fee to fund…

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San Francisco Democratic Party endorses measure against 8 Washington condo project

Backers of a November referendum of the contentious 8 Washington St. condominium…

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School burglarized after Facebook computer donation

A month after Facebook donated computers to a San Bruno elementary school…

DAN SCHREIBER/S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOThe system that delivers water from Hetch Hetchy Reservoir is in need of repairs.

Three Peninsula cities may soon switch from groundwater to Hetch Hetchy water

Three Peninsula cities may soon receive more water from the Hetch Hetchy…

DAN SCHREIBER/S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOThe system that delivers water from Hetch Hetchy Reservoir is in need of repairs.
Cindy Chew/2008 S.F. Examiner file photoThe Veterans Administration Medical Central is looking at several properties in the Mission Bay area

VA looking to expand its research facilities

The San Francisco Veterans Administration Medical Center is eyeing an expansion into…

Cindy Chew/2008 S.F. Examiner file photoThe Veterans Administration Medical Central is looking at several properties in the Mission Bay area
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With little wiggle room, Muni trusting controversial contractor for Central Subway work

Operating under a tight schedule and even tighter budget, Muni is about…

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Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoAn intersection at 15th and Wawona

$4M settlement approved for victims of burst pipe

San Francisco is poised to pay up to $4 million in damage…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoAn intersection at 15th and Wawona
SF Examiner/File PhotoBART prepares to go on strike Monday.

BART, unions tussling over missed work

With employees logging an average of 40 unscheduled absences annually, reforming work…

SF Examiner/File PhotoBART prepares to go on strike Monday.
Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoNeighbors continue to complain about noise outside the Brick and Mortar Music Hall even after the club’s previous soundproofing efforts.

Brick and Mortar given heavy restrictions, timeline for needed fixes

The music venue Brick and Mortar Music Hall will operate under heavy…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoNeighbors continue to complain about noise outside the Brick and Mortar Music Hall even after the club’s previous soundproofing efforts.
Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoBroadmoor Police Chief Dave Parenti says his agency

Broadmoor Police Department holds out as other small departments close

In the past few years, police departments in smaller cities around San…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoBroadmoor Police Chief Dave Parenti says his agency
Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoMatthew Schoenberg is leading a campaign to limit a proposed 510-foot condo tower

Mexican Museum site caught in shadow fight

A proposed 47-story condominium tower — which also would be the long-awaited…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoMatthew Schoenberg is leading a campaign to limit a proposed 510-foot condo tower

Parking complaint leads to drug bust

Complaints from residents and merchants in the Outer Mission district about double…

Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner file photoWith fines for abusing disabled placards topping $1

Parking scofflaws gaming DMV

Faced with the prospect of a four-figure fine, motorists will probably think…

Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner file photoWith fines for abusing disabled placards topping $1
Courtesy PhotoThe San Mateo Police Department and middle schools in the San Mateo-Foster City School District are providing kids with sessions that explore topics such as controlling anger in hopes of steering them from gangs.

San Mateo schools expand gang-prevention program

Throughout this school year, San Mateo’s Borel Middle School has hosted a…

Courtesy PhotoThe San Mateo Police Department and middle schools in the San Mateo-Foster City School District are providing kids with sessions that explore topics such as controlling anger in hopes of steering them from gangs.

Shooting after Bayview park drug spat

A 48-year-old man was shot in a Bayview district park Tuesday following…

Thief gives café patron literal pick-me-up

These thugs should lay off the caffeine. Two men have been arrested…