November 2016 election

The Excelsior District seen from Twin Peaks in San Francisco, Calif. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

The ‘forgotten’ district: Supervisor candidates promise equity in D11

Those running to represent San Francisco’s diverse, working-class southwestern neighborhoods promise to…

 

Joey Perez speaks to the media while in the exercise yard at San Quentin State Prison's death row in San Quentin, Calif. Tuesday, August 16, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Behind the gates: The ‘living hell’ on San Quentin’s death row

In 1998, Wayne Adam Ford turned himself into authorities in Humboldt County…

 

Jane Kim holds her phone up to show the Pokemon Go app at City Hall in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, July 12, 2016. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

State Senate candidate Jane Kim ‘challenges’ Scott Wiener to Pokemon Go – and he agrees

San Francisco’s political battle of the year just took a decidedly nerdy…

 

In this Wednesday, April 27, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up after giving a foreign policy speech at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington. Trump is courting Golden State voters who could put him over the top in GOP convention delegates. The presidential candidate will kick off his California campaign with a rally in Costa Mesa Thursday night before he addresses the state's Republican convention on Friday, his campaign announced. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Trump on top: He reaches magic number to clinch nomination

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump reached the number of delegates needed to clinch…

In this Wednesday, April 27, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up after giving a foreign policy speech at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington. Trump is courting Golden State voters who could put him over the top in GOP convention delegates. The presidential candidate will kick off his California campaign with a rally in Costa Mesa Thursday night before he addresses the state's Republican convention on Friday, his campaign announced. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during a Unite Here Local 2 and SEIU Local 87 labor union rally at 101 California St. in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, May 18, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Bernie Sanders calls out homelessness in SF

Sen. Bernie Sanders decried homelessness in San Francisco on Wednesday during an…

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during a Unite Here Local 2 and SEIU Local 87 labor union rally at 101 California St. in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, May 18, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
In this photo taken April 25, 2016, Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks during a town hall at Thomas farms Community Center in Rockville, Md. According to AP sources: Kasich will end his bid for White House. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Kasich dropping out; Trump on clear GOP path

INDIANAPOLIS — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is leaving the Republican presidential contest,…

In this photo taken April 25, 2016, Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks during a town hall at Thomas farms Community Center in Rockville, Md. According to AP sources: Kasich will end his bid for White House. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Protestors gather outside the California GOP Convention held at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in Burlingame, California on April 29, 2016. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Anti-Trump protester faces three charges after rally at GOP convention in Burlingame

An anti-Donald Trump protester who was arrested outside of the California Republican…

Protestors gather outside the California GOP Convention held at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in Burlingame, California on April 29, 2016. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Donald Trump protestors clash with officers during the California GOP Convention held at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in Burlingame, California on April 29, 2016. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

UPDATE: Five arrested in anti-Trump protest at GOP convention in Burlingame

Police are reporting five arrests and one minor injury during large protests…

Donald Trump protestors clash with officers during the California GOP Convention held at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in Burlingame, California on April 29, 2016. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves as he gets into his vehicle in Washington following a meeting at the Republican National Committee. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Donald Trump to speak at state Republican Convention in Burlingame

Donald Trump is coming to the Bay Area. The real estate mogul…

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves as he gets into his vehicle in Washington following a meeting at the Republican National Committee. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
In this file photo from Nov. 1, 2015, about 200 protesters organized outside Redwood City City Hall, calling for rent stabilization and eviction policies to relieve residents of an eviction epidemic. (Brendan Bartholomew/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Tenant protections may head to voters in Peninsula cities

As Peninsula cities increasingly fail to enact new tenant protection laws, those…

In this file photo from Nov. 1, 2015, about 200 protesters organized outside Redwood City City Hall, calling for rent stabilization and eviction policies to relieve residents of an eviction epidemic. (Brendan Bartholomew/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Supervisors seek to expand rent control, raise inclusionary housing requirements

San Francisco has far from solved its housing crisis, but two supervisors…

Supervisor Jane Kim is exploring potential ballot measures in November or June to increase hotel taxes and real estate transfer taxes for properties over $5 million. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Supervisor Kim calls for tax increases to hotels, luxury home sales

It’s no secret that San Francisco’s economy is flourishing. The median home…

Supervisor Jane Kim is exploring potential ballot measures in November or June to increase hotel taxes and real estate transfer taxes for properties over $5 million. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Sean Parker is backing a ballot measure that may have the best chance of making marijuana legal for recreational use. (Brent Drinkut/Statesman-Journal via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Tech tycoon spearheads pot legalization bid in California

The push to put California among the states where marijuana can be…

Sean Parker is backing a ballot measure that may have the best chance of making marijuana legal for recreational use. (Brent Drinkut/Statesman-Journal via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT