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Fireworks will light up the sky over San Francisco during Fourth of July festivities. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Fourth of July fireworks viewing party and safety guide

San Francisco’s annual Fourth of July Independence Day fireworks celebrations are here…

Fireworks will light up the sky over San Francisco during Fourth of July festivities. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Households in Chinatown that were displaced by Central Subway construction will receive additional funding from The City. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Chinatown households displaced by Central Subway to receive additional rental subsidies

About 14 Chinatown households displaced by construction of the Central Subway need…

Households in Chinatown that were displaced by Central Subway construction will receive additional funding from The City. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
A Muni driver hands a paper transfer to a rider on the 5-Fulton bus at Market and Powell starts in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, June 28, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Muni to ditch classic, colorful transfers

Muni will soon get new fareboxes, and when they go, so will…

A Muni driver hands a paper transfer to a rider on the 5-Fulton bus at Market and Powell starts in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, June 28, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Muni Bus on Market Street. (Michael Ares/ S.F. Examiner file photo)

Pride Parade traffic guide: bus reroutes and car detours

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is warning the Pride celebration will…

Muni Bus on Market Street. (Michael Ares/ S.F. Examiner file photo)

Pedestrian struck, injured by Muni bus on Market Street

A pedestrian was struck and injured by a San Francisco Municipal Railway…

A Muni bus drives in the red bus and taxi only lane at 16th and Mission streets Thursday, May 5, 2016.(Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFMTA may amend Mission ‘red carpet’ bus lane project

The Mission District was seeing red. Now it may see relief. Following…

A Muni bus drives in the red bus and taxi only lane at 16th and Mission streets Thursday, May 5, 2016.(Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Ady Lady has amusing realizations about everyday life in San Francisco in “From Piss to Bliss.” (Courtesy Clay Rosenthal)

Ady Lady ponders salvation vs. shame in funny solo show

“I saw a muzzled dog vomit on the bus.” That first line…

Ady Lady has amusing realizations about everyday life in San Francisco in “From Piss to Bliss.” (Courtesy Clay Rosenthal)
Liz Brisson’s bold tunnel project for the M-line on the westside will give Muni a real, end-to-end subway. (Courtesy Joel Engardio)

M-Line to Mars?

The day our new Central Subway opens, I will enjoy the fast…

Liz Brisson’s bold tunnel project for the M-line on the westside will give Muni a real, end-to-end subway. (Courtesy Joel Engardio)
Sukia Jackson was killed outside a bar near San Leandro on Friday, June 3, 2016. (Courtesy TWU Local 250-A)

SF Muni operator shot and killed near San Leandro

A San Francisco Muni operator was shot and killed near San Leandro…

Sukia Jackson was killed outside a bar near San Leandro on Friday, June 3, 2016. (Courtesy TWU Local 250-A)
Assaults on Muni drivers, most notably spitting incidents, are one the rise since 2013, according to the SFMTA. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Muni union in spat over rise in spitting assaults on bus drivers

Phlegm. Mucus. Spittle. No matter what you call it, it’s flying at…

Assaults on Muni drivers, most notably spitting incidents, are one the rise since 2013, according to the SFMTA. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Muni is discontinuing nine stops along Van Ness Avenue starting June 4 in preparation for the Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit project. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Muni is discontinuing nine stops along Van Ness Avenue starting June 4 in preparation for the Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit project. (Ryan McNulty/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Muni bus drivers usually take their break at the end of their transit line but some operators are taking too many breaks during their runs. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Muni slams brakes on excessive breaks

Much to the surprise of passengers riding a 9-San Bruno Muni bus…

Muni bus drivers usually take their break at the end of their transit line but some operators are taking too many breaks during their runs. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency on Tuesday approved the purchase of 33 New Flyer Inc. buses at a price of $55.5 million to bolster Muni’s fleet. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Transit board approves purchase of 33 new Muni buses

The City’s transit agency will fast track the purchase of 33 buses…

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency on Tuesday approved the purchase of 33 New Flyer Inc. buses at a price of $55.5 million to bolster Muni’s fleet. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Hundreds of participants make their way down Divisadero Street during the annual Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco, Calif. Sunday, May 15, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Bay to Breakers revelry puts neighbors on edge

The race started in a flurry of tortillas, which were thrown into…

Hundreds of participants make their way down Divisadero Street during the annual Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco, Calif. Sunday, May 15, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A cyclist lies in an ambulance after being struck by a vehicle near 4th and Market Streets in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, May 12, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Alleged hit-and-run of cyclist on Market Street foiled by passersby

An alleged hit-and-run between a red Hyundai and a bicyclist was foiled…

A cyclist lies in an ambulance after being struck by a vehicle near 4th and Market Streets in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, May 12, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
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Muni moves to fire operator caught making racist remarks on camera

The City will attempt to fire a Muni operator who was recorded…

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Passengers exit from a Muni L Taraval train on Taraval Street between 28th and 29th avenues in the Parkside neighborhood. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

S.F. Examiner derails community dialogue around L-Taraval project

With a single headline, “Supervisor slams brakes on L-Taraval changes,” the San…

Passengers exit from a Muni L Taraval train on Taraval Street between 28th and 29th avenues in the Parkside neighborhood. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Crews lay down the red transit-only lanes on Mission Street Monday, February 22, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Criticism of bus-only lanes in the Mission contradicted by data

New red bus-only lanes in the Mission district continued to draw ire…

Crews lay down the red transit-only lanes on Mission Street Monday, February 22, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Motorcyclist injured in crash with Muni bus

A motorcyclist was injured in a collision with a San Francisco Municipal…

(Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

Muni begins ‘double-stopping’ Metro trains in downtown stations

Muni trains will permanently “double-stop” in downtown stations, starting today. Plans to…

(Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)