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Thieving U.S. postal worker delivered to drug rehab

A former U.S. Postal Service worker in San Carlos who stole thousands…

Alleged gun nut held to answer in officer-involved shooting

The parolee who allegedly shot at police at Gough and Ellis streets…

Another bank heist in Inner Sunset

A bank robbery in the Inner Sunset district Monday afternoon was the…

AP Photo/Elise AmendolaCaption: San Francisco 49ers football team owner John York

Bay Area picked to host Super Bowl in 2016

The 50th Super Bowl will be held in the San Francisco Bay…

AP Photo/Elise AmendolaCaption: San Francisco 49ers football team owner John York

Boy, 15, arrested for murder of Cameron Myers, 20, in Hunters Point

A 15-year-old boy from Nevada County has been arrested on murder charges…

East Palo Alto police chief declares ‘crime emergency’

Following the recent violence in East Palo Alto, culminating in Sunday’s killing…

Associated PressThe rapper's publisher is suing Facebook for allegedly using one of Eminem's songs without permission.

Eminem’s publisher sues Facebook over song usage

Eminem’s song publisher is suing Facebook and an ad agency in Detroit…

Associated PressThe rapper's publisher is suing Facebook for allegedly using one of Eminem's songs without permission.
Rachel Swan/Special to The S.F. ExaminerA former public defender

Growing diversity of San Mateo County’s courts reflects larger trend in California

Judicial appointments in California are theoretically the duty of the governor or…

Rachel Swan/Special to The S.F. ExaminerA former public defender
Getty Images File PhotoMan survives jump off Golden Gate Bridge.

Man survives 220-foot jump off Golden Gate Bridge

A man was rescued by a sailing crew after jumping off the Golden…

Getty Images File PhotoMan survives jump off Golden Gate Bridge.
Courtesy PhotoBarry Rothbart

May 23: Laughs at Punch Line and Z Space, and more San Francisco events

Who’s in town Comedian Barry Rothbart, seen on “Punk’d” and the “Tonight”…

Courtesy PhotoBarry Rothbart
Mike koozmin/2013 s.f. examiner file photoA newly released letter from the U.S. Education Department says an accrediting panel can give CCSF more time to come into compliance with requirements.

New community college classes could cost pupils

California community college students could have more summer and winter course options,…

Mike koozmin/2013 s.f. examiner file photoA newly released letter from the U.S. Education Department says an accrediting panel can give CCSF more time to come into compliance with requirements.
Associated PressIn this Tuesday

Peninsula-based fire team ready to help after Oklahoma tornado

An urban search-and-rescue team based in Menlo Park is ready to  respond…

Associated PressIn this Tuesday
Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoSupervisors decided to allow Public Health Department to cite loud street performers Tuesday; they also heard arguments about a proposed retiree fund Charter amendment.

Retiree fund raiders eyed

One San Francisco official hopes to use the ballot box to tighten…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoSupervisors decided to allow Public Health Department to cite loud street performers Tuesday; they also heard arguments about a proposed retiree fund Charter amendment.
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Senseless thuggery in Walgreens robbery

Police are hunting for the unnecessarily vicious robber who pistol-whipped two Walgreens…

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The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's Central Subway. Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photo

SFMTA approves Central Subway contract with Tutor Perini despite concerns

Despite concerns about potential cost overruns and a lack of local firms…

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's Central Subway. Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photo
Karl Mondon/San Jose Mercury News via APMayor Ed Lee

Super Bowl means party time in S.F.

Super Bowl L is going to be played in Santa Clara, but…

Karl Mondon/San Jose Mercury News via APMayor Ed Lee
TSA via APThe knives that end below the red line marking 2.4 inches would be allowed on planes under a temporarily delayed TSA policy revision.

TSA might soon allow knives on planes despite outcry

Facing stiff opposition from within the airline industry and scrutiny from Congress,…

TSA via APThe knives that end below the red line marking 2.4 inches would be allowed on planes under a temporarily delayed TSA policy revision.
Associated PressShannon Hartman

UC medical staff strike statewide

University of California medical center workers in San Francisco and several other…

Associated PressShannon Hartman
Justin Sullivan/2012 Getty Images file photoThe opening of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge

Brown says safety fears could delay span opening

Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday that he does not know if the…

Justin Sullivan/2012 Getty Images file photoThe opening of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge
Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerWorkers tape off Stockton Street during work on the Central Subway

Central Subway report details lack of time, money contingencies

A recent report by a federally placed overseer monitoring the $1.6 billion…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerWorkers tape off Stockton Street during work on the Central Subway