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Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoAcademy of Art burst into college athletics and is rising quickly.

Academy of Art is molding a track power

As Briana Stewart tore up the track at James Logan High School…

Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner file photoAcademy of Art burst into college athletics and is rising quickly.
Photo courtesy of David CruzDiane Nukuri-Johnson finished first among women runners.

Diane Nukuri-Johnson tops women’s pack in Bay to Breakers

Diane Nukuri-Johnson would like to run Bay to Breakers in a costume…

Photo courtesy of David CruzDiane Nukuri-Johnson finished first among women runners.
eric sun/special to the S.f. examinerDiane Johnson was the first female finisher of Bay to Breakers this year.

Ethiopian Tolossa Gedefa Fufi wins men’s field in debut Bay to Breakers run

An up-and-coming runner from Ethiopia conquered his first Bay to Breakers and…

eric sun/special to the S.f. examinerDiane Johnson was the first female finisher of Bay to Breakers this year.
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.
Associated PressGolden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes (40) lies on the court after a hard fall as teammate Stephen Curry checks on him in the second quarter against the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6 of a Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland

Barnes is Warriors' bright side

If there is a bright spot in the Warriors’ playoff series loss…

Associated PressGolden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes (40) lies on the court after a hard fall as teammate Stephen Curry checks on him in the second quarter against the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6 of a Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland
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.
Stephen Lam/ReutersNew Apple store to open in Union Square

New Apple Store to open in Union Square

Apple’s flagship retail store is moving up the street to Union Square…

Stephen Lam/ReutersNew Apple store to open in Union Square
Etc. Facebook pageEtc. magazine wins Best Student Magazine category.

City College student zine wins journalism award

A City College of San Francisco student magazine captured second place in…

Etc. Facebook pageEtc. magazine wins Best Student Magazine category.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoDonate to the campaign if you want the Blue Angels back in San Francisco

Crowdtilt fundraiser attempts to bring Blue Angels back to San Francisco

With the help of a local tech start-up, money has been raised…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoDonate to the campaign if you want the Blue Angels back in San Francisco
Associated PressWill Curry's ankle injury be the Warriors' undoing?

Warriors haven’t been the same since Curry tweaked ankle

The best NBA playoff series often turn on one play, one shot,…

Associated PressWill Curry's ankle injury be the Warriors' undoing?
Mayor Ed Lee will offer loans to small businesses through the Emerging Business Loan Fund.

S.F. making more money available to small businesses

Mayor Ed Lee announced Monday that San Francisco is making $12 million…

Mayor Ed Lee will offer loans to small businesses through the Emerging Business Loan Fund.
Associated Press

Curry rescues Warriors despite injury

Life without David Lee is one thing; knocking off the San Antonio…

Associated Press
Will Harper/2011 S.F. Examiner file photoRecology’s rate increases will vary from 2.9 percent to 12.15 percent.

Recology test in SF: Throw out less trash, save on bill

Waste bin, recycling bin or compost bin? Elliot Easom never paid close…

Will Harper/2011 S.F. Examiner file photoRecology’s rate increases will vary from 2.9 percent to 12.15 percent.
Doug Pensinger/2012 Getty Images file photoThe Tour of California is receiving a major facelift this year.

Tour of California takes on a whole new direction

America’s most prestigious cycling event is receiving a major facelift this year…

Doug Pensinger/2012 Getty Images file photoThe Tour of California is receiving a major facelift this year.
Getty Images File PhotoNob Hill post office closed after workers experience "itchy" symptoms.

Nob Hill post office closed due to possible hazmat

A Nob Hill post office is closed after several workers were sent…

Getty Images File PhotoNob Hill post office closed after workers experience "itchy" symptoms.
AP File PhotoYongze Wei was killed while driving in the Merced Manor neighborhood.

Yongze Wei identified as S.F. crash victim

The San Francisco Medical Examiner’s office identified the 25-year-old man who died…

AP File PhotoYongze Wei was killed while driving in the Merced Manor neighborhood.
Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerIt's official: Levi’s Stadium is the new home of the San Francisco 49ers.

49ers new home named Levi’s Stadium

The 49ers are moving to the South Bay, but the football team…

Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerIt's official: Levi’s Stadium is the new home of the San Francisco 49ers.
Associated Press

Sharks proving they have components to make a run at Stanley Cup

Do you still think the Sharks are too old, too slow and…

Associated Press
Bay Area bids on Super Bowl L

Bay Area makes bid for Super Bowl L

Super Bowl L is less than three years away and already officials…

Bay Area bids on Super Bowl L