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Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoA street musician plays his drums on Powel Street

City might hit mute on street acts

The sound of music coming from street performers in and around Union…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoA street musician plays his drums on Powel Street

Garage-door opener leads to theft suspect

It was a real open-and-shut case. Police arrested a man suspected of…

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Man fatally falls at Bay to Breakers party

A man has died after falling off a building during a Bay…

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Getty Images file photoAlternative-folk singer-songwriter Devendra Banhart performs a concert in support of his latest album

May 21: Devendra Banhart at the Regency Ballroom and more San Francisco events

San Francisco events for May 21, 2013. Who’s in town Zimbabwean author…

Getty Images file photoAlternative-folk singer-songwriter Devendra Banhart performs a concert in support of his latest album
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PG&E set to begin gas pipe replacement project in Foster City

PG&E broke ground last week on a project in Foster City that…

Jeff Chiu/AP File photoIn this Sept.10
Associated PressPresident Barack Obama will be visiting the Bay Area in a couple weeks to raise money for his Democratic colleagues in the U.S. Senate.

President Obama visiting Peninsula next month for fundraisers

President Barack Obama is returning to the Bay Area in a couple…

Associated PressPresident Barack Obama will be visiting the Bay Area in a couple weeks to raise money for his Democratic colleagues in the U.S. Senate.
Associated PressThe successful renovation of SFO’s Terminal 2 inspired new overhauls.

SFO unveils billion-dollar plans for new hotel, rebuilt terminals

Among projects detailed in San Francisco International Airport’s capital plan for the…

Associated PressThe successful renovation of SFO’s Terminal 2 inspired new overhauls.

Thief begs for mercy after unholy heist

A thief cried out for mercy in the Outer Mission district last…

Tool nailed for storage shed heist

This woman apparently always gets stuck with the tools. A burglary suspect…

Courtesy California Victim Compensation ProgramGlenn Albrecht

Tough luck for alleged 'Rub Me' groper

This creep is definitely no genie, according to prosecutors. A man accused…

Courtesy California Victim Compensation ProgramGlenn Albrecht
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe Central Subway boring machines are scheduled to start work in November

Transit agency board to vote on Central Subway contract

An $840 million contract for Muni’s Central Subway project — a pact…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerThe Central Subway boring machines are scheduled to start work in November

Volunteers, donations rescue the upcoming Carnaval festival

Eighty-two days, more than $400,000 in donations and 500 volunteers have saved…

Juan Carlos Pometta Betancourt/S.F. Examiner file photo

Youths get deep discounts on SamTrans pass

Young people in San Mateo County can get around at a huge…

Juan Carlos Pometta Betancourt/S.F. Examiner file photo
Anna Latino/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory chemistry teacher Dr. Ramsey Musallam uses “flip-teaching” techniques to inspire students like Eugene Shekhtmah.

‘Flip’ teacher charges up class

When Alex Cocoles encountered a tough question on his Advanced Placement chemistry…

Anna Latino/Special to The S.F. ExaminerSacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory chemistry teacher Dr. Ramsey Musallam uses “flip-teaching” techniques to inspire students like Eugene Shekhtmah.
Courtesy PhotoA billboard near SFO advises high-skilled tech workers to set their sights on Canada.

As tech sector pines for immigration reform, Canada comes knocking

It’s unclear whether Mark Zuckerberg’s FWD.us campaign to reform U.S. immigration is…

Courtesy PhotoA billboard near SFO advises high-skilled tech workers to set their sights on Canada.
Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoCharging $3 to motorists entering downtown could generate money for transit projects

Driver fees could help combat gridlock

Downtown San Francisco will be mired in gridlock unless changes are made…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoCharging $3 to motorists entering downtown could generate money for transit projects
Cindy Chew/2008 S.F. Examiner file photo

Drivers with disabled placards may have to pay at meters in SF

Motorists with disabled placards would have to pay for parking and be…

Cindy Chew/2008 S.F. Examiner file photo
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Injunction proposed as dog-walker law looms

San Francisco’s first commercial dog-walking regulations are scheduled to go into effect…

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Associated PressStephen Curry of the Warriors

Lee to give Warriors star Curry key to city in City Hall ceremony

The Warriors will be feted Tuesday at San Francisco City Hall after…

Associated PressStephen Curry of the Warriors
Courtesy PhotoBanjo virtuoso Bela Fleck performs a solo recital at the SFJAZZ Center this Sunday.

May 19: Banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck and other San Francisco events

San Francisco events for May 19, 2013. SOMETHING TO READ The World’s…

Courtesy PhotoBanjo virtuoso Bela Fleck performs a solo recital at the SFJAZZ Center this Sunday.