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Courtesy PhotoMexican pop and rock singer-songwriter Carla Morrison performs at the Independent this Monday.

May 20: Carla Morrison at the Independent and other San Francisco events

San Francisco events for May 20, 2013. Who’s in town Mexican pop…

Courtesy PhotoMexican pop and rock singer-songwriter Carla Morrison performs at the Independent this Monday.
Instructors from vocational schools and community colleges understand that older students will have a hard time competing for tech jobs with the latest class from Stanford.

Older job-seekers fall behind as Peninsula tech market heats up

Traditionally, Menlo Park’s JobTrain vocational school served the various populations left behind…

Instructors from vocational schools and community colleges understand that older students will have a hard time competing for tech jobs with the latest class from Stanford.
Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoCafé Royale has won the battle over its liquor licence despite the SFPD’s recommendation to reject its application.

Popular Lower Nob Hill nightspot wins round in liquor-license fight

An outpouring of community support for a bar described as a gathering…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoCafé Royale has won the battle over its liquor licence despite the SFPD’s recommendation to reject its application.

Redwood City seeks to increase water and sewer rates

In response to a steady increase in the price it pays to…

Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner file photo

S.F. police, students to raise awareness of dangers of distracted walking, driving

In San Francisco, using your cellphone while walking can be just as…

Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner file photo
Mike Koozmin/2011 S.F. Examiner file photoA South City man is accused of drunken driving after he reportedly rear-ended a SamTrans bus in South San Francisco.

SamTrans bus to SFO to allows luggage again

An obsolete ban against suitcases on a SamTrans express line to the…

Mike Koozmin/2011 S.F. Examiner file photoA South City man is accused of drunken driving after he reportedly rear-ended a SamTrans bus in South San Francisco.
Warren Beatty and Halle Berry starred in “Bulworth

What Barack Obama could learn from Jerry Brown

Recently President Barack Obama admitted that he thinks of “going ‘Bulworth’” from…

Warren Beatty and Halle Berry starred in “Bulworth
Godofredo Vasquez/Special to The S.F. ExaminerTightened security didn’t stop the party at legendary footrace.

With Boston on the mind, Bay to Breakers participants still have a grand ol’ time

Dressing up for the Craigslist Bay to Breakers is an annual tradition…

Godofredo Vasquez/Special to The S.F. ExaminerTightened security didn’t stop the party at legendary footrace.

Beggar becomes chooser with rusty gun

He gives beggars citywide a bad name. A thankless thug who asked…

Screen grab from YouTubeA screen grab from a YouTube video shows a scuffle between San Francisco State University police officers and people in a dorm. The incident reportedly involved people from SFCommune

Group arrested in SFSU scuffle connected with squatters evicted from church

A group involved in a scuffle with San Francisco State University police…

Screen grab from YouTubeA screen grab from a YouTube video shows a scuffle between San Francisco State University police officers and people in a dorm. The incident reportedly involved people from SFCommune

Interim chief named for Menlo Park Fire Protection District

An interim chief was named to take the reins at a Peninsula…

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Italian team wants to race in America's Cup, but it wants new safety measures

The owner of the Italian entry in the America's Cup says his…

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images for Omega

Muni is offering special express service for Bay to Breakers

For revelers and runners in the Bay to Breakers race, the euphoria…

SF water bills to start arriving every month

Starting in July, San Francisco customers will pay their water bills once…

Two men shot dead on freeway after Warriors game

Two men who apparently were Golden State Warriors fans were killed after…

'Wolfie' acquitted of murder in Hippie Hill attack

Marcus “Wolfie” Herrera, 24, was found not guilty Tuesday of murdering Robert…

Bernal Heights labyrinth stalker convicted

A judge ruled Tuesday that inviting a woman to the Bernal Heights…

SF Examiner file photoSFPD Police Chief Greg Suhr

Chief Greg Suhr sued by former police attorney over termination

A former police attorney has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against Chief…

SF Examiner file photoSFPD Police Chief Greg Suhr
mike Koozmin/2011 S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOSafety is being emphasized during this year's Bay to Breakers race.

Cops tout Bay to Breakers security plan

Video cameras will capture the salmon running upstream at the Hayes Street…

mike Koozmin/2011 S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOSafety is being emphasized during this year's Bay to Breakers race.
Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner file photoCovenant Aviation Security drew scrutiny when several whistle-blowers criticized the company’s bag-screening policies.

Covenant Aviation Security could lose its contract at SFO

The firm that screens baggage at San Francisco International Airport could lose…

Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner file photoCovenant Aviation Security drew scrutiny when several whistle-blowers criticized the company’s bag-screening policies.