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Original Joe’s a link to San Francisco’s cultural history

Ken Garcia’s Sunday column, “Hearty comfort food keeps the taste of The…

Hearty comfort food keeps the taste of The City alive

If you heard the news that Original Joe’s was going to reopen…

'Chicken John' Rinaldi clucking over eats in San Francisco's Dolores Park

In the real world, it’s a generally accepted premise that taste is…

Overregulation of San Francisco Ocean Beach protects no one

Many years back when a number of whales mysteriously beached themselves on…

San Francisco Unified School District still learning to pay attention to community

Officials from the San Francisco Unified School District found out this week…

It's impossible to replicate last year's Giants magic

This spring will be much different from any other in San Francisco…

Be thankful Britney Spears, Charlie Sheen are bringing the party to San Francisco

Let’s face it, if you choose to dwell along an earthquake fault,…

Muni chief Nathaniel Ford chose a bad time to look at other transit jobs

Metropolitan transit executives are a lot like baseball managers and school superintendents…

San Francisco's new police chief could benefit from latest SFPD scandal

The Police Department is embroiled in a scandal, the FBI has it…

Attracting tourists almost second nature for The City

San Francisco has cashed in on its beauty for so long, it…

Restoring Sharp Park to natural ecosystems would save millions

The City’s Sharp Park Golf Course in Pacifica has been studied in…

S.F. Examiner file photoBoth the union and the SFMTA would not comment on details of a contract agreement reached Thursday.

Muni union is misguided with its lawsuit against voter-approved measure

Leave it to Muni workers, who have filed a lawsuit to block…

S.F. Examiner file photoBoth the union and the SFMTA would not comment on details of a contract agreement reached Thursday.

Killing golf course won’t save your red-legged frogs

A lot of coastal residents near San Francisco are asking themselves an…

Political double-dipping plagues city’s mayoral race

For the sake of argument, let’s say I lost my mind and…

Coke-sign controversy deserves to fizzle out

History and numerous health studies have shown that things don’t go better…

New DA brings lofty goal to office he’s trying to keep

He opted for one high-profile job over another, but even though George…

Fight about preserving Parkmerced is inevitable

There is a certain inevitability about the fight to save Parkmerced, not…

Gascón changed the game for SF police chief search

In a strange way, it may have taken an outside reformer to…

In San Francisco, finishing third means you can win

The San Francisco mayor race is looking a lot like Bay to…

San Jose’s arena is a model for The City to emulate

When a group of international tennis stars begin play at the annual…