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In this handout image provided by the California Department of Corrections, convicted murderer Scott Peterson poses for a mug shot March 17, 2005 in San Quentin, California. (California Department of Corrections via Getty Images/TNS)

Court delays start of penalty phase retrial in Scott Peterson case

A judge on Thursday continued until April a status hearing in the…

 

BART service extends down the Peninsula, intersecting with Caltrain at several stations including Millbrae. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Caltrain board member calls for regional rail system

Improved coordination between transit agencies will be key to Bay Area’s recovery, officials agree

 

Daly City Mayor Juslyn Manalo welcomed her daughter Juselle last week. (Photo courtesy city of Daly City)

Mayor ushers in second mayoral term with birth of second child

By Astrid Casimire Bay City News Foundation Just four day after being…

 

Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer earned her 1,099th career win on Tuesday Dec. 15, 2020, passing legendary Tennessee coach Pat Summitt for the most in women’s college basketball history. (Courtesy Stanford Athletics)

Stanford’s VanDerveer sets record with 1,099th career win

Tara VanDerveer has long been considered one of the best coaches of…

Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer earned her 1,099th career win on Tuesday Dec. 15, 2020, passing legendary Tennessee coach Pat Summitt for the most in women’s college basketball history. (Courtesy Stanford Athletics)
James Coleman (Courtesy Morgan McCarthy)

Young progressive set to shake up South City

The 21-year-old is the newest Councilmember for District 4

James Coleman (Courtesy Morgan McCarthy)
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Ordinance giving airport workers expanded health coverage approved

San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance that would require…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Documentarian Judith Ehrlich’s “The Boys Who Said No!” about young people who actively resisted the Vietnam War screens Oct. 25, closing the United Nations Association Film Festival. (Courtesy photo)

United Nations Association Film Festival offers big slate of human rights documentaries

11 days of programs showcase international films focusing on social justice

Documentarian Judith Ehrlich’s “The Boys Who Said No!” about young people who actively resisted the Vietnam War screens Oct. 25, closing the United Nations Association Film Festival. (Courtesy photo)
Caltrain’s financial future heavily dependent on federal funding and sales tax ballot measure

Caltrain’s financial future heavily dependent on federal funding and sales tax ballot measure

Ridership return for Peninsula rail agency slower than anticipated

Caltrain’s financial future heavily dependent on federal funding and sales tax ballot measure
More than a dozen employees working for a company that provides aircraft cabin cleaners and supplies for planes at SFO have tested positive for coronavirus. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFO contractor downplays scale of COVID-19 outbreak

Company failed to inform workers, airport as 10 people tested positive within three week period

More than a dozen employees working for a company that provides aircraft cabin cleaners and supplies for planes at SFO have tested positive for coronavirus. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
In this handout image provided by the California Department of Corrections, convicted murderer Scott Peterson poses for a mug shot March 17, 2005 in San Quentin, California. Judge Alfred A. Delucchi sentenced Peterson to death March 16 for murdering his wife, Laci Peterson, and their unborn child. (California Department of Corrections via Getty Images/TNS)

California’s top court overturns Scott Peterson’s death sentence

Stanislaus County prosecutors must retry death penalty or commute sentence to life without parole

In this handout image provided by the California Department of Corrections, convicted murderer Scott Peterson poses for a mug shot March 17, 2005 in San Quentin, California. Judge Alfred A. Delucchi sentenced Peterson to death March 16 for murdering his wife, Laci Peterson, and their unborn child. (California Department of Corrections via Getty Images/TNS)
Fires kill 1 in Santa Cruz County, others reported missing

Fires kill 1 in Santa Cruz County, others reported missing

One person has died in the fires burning in San Mateo and…

Fires kill 1 in Santa Cruz County, others reported missing
From chickens to llamas, animals evacuated due to fires find safety at Peninsula shelters

From chickens to llamas, animals evacuated due to fires find safety at Peninsula shelters

From chickens to donkeys to rabbits, cats, dogs and even llamas, organizations…

From chickens to llamas, animals evacuated due to fires find safety at Peninsula shelters
Flyers were posted around the Sunset District reporting 41-year-old Catono Perez missing before his body was found in his apartment on Great Highway. (Corey Browning/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Sergeant cleared in shooting of man on meth ‘rampage’

A San Francisco police sergeant has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing for…

Flyers were posted around the Sunset District reporting 41-year-old Catono Perez missing before his body was found in his apartment on Great Highway. (Corey Browning/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
A dispute over the governance of Caltrain has threatened negotiations over a proposed sales tax to fund the transit agency.. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Caltrain tax measure appears to be back on track

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously voted to…

A dispute over the governance of Caltrain has threatened negotiations over a proposed sales tax to fund the transit agency.. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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San Mateo County added to state’s COVID-19 watch list

San Mateo County joined California’s COVID-19 watch list on Wednesday as COVID-19…

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Public access to the Peninsula Watershed is restricted to help protect water quality in the Crystal Springs Reservoir, which is part of San Francisco’s extensive water system. (Shutterstock)

Report: Proposed trail through Peninsula Watershed threatens wildlife

SFPUC project part of plans to connect 550 miles of Bay Area Ridge Trail

Public access to the Peninsula Watershed is restricted to help protect water quality in the Crystal Springs Reservoir, which is part of San Francisco’s extensive water system. (Shutterstock)
Stephen Wozniak alleges that Youtube and its parent company Google not only failed to shut down videos using his likeness to promote a Bitcoin scam, they also sold targeted advertisements on the videos. (Shutterstock)

Steve Wozniak and 17 others sue Youtube and Google for allowing bitcoin scam

The lawsuit alleges that tech giants promoted and profited from the scam

Stephen Wozniak alleges that Youtube and its parent company Google not only failed to shut down videos using his likeness to promote a Bitcoin scam, they also sold targeted advertisements on the videos. (Shutterstock)
Many essential workers at SFO have tested positive for coronavirus but have limited access to health insurance. (Courtesy photo)

Legislation would improve airport workers better access to health insurance

Supervisors Rafael Mandelman and Shamann Walton announced at a press conference Tuesday…

Many essential workers at SFO have tested positive for coronavirus but have limited access to health insurance. (Courtesy photo)
Caltrain ridership has dropped 95 percent in recent months due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Buoyed by public support, Caltrain one-step closer to considering 1/8-cent sales tax

Agency’s governing body will meet Thursday to discuss new poll results and future of ballot measure

Caltrain ridership has dropped 95 percent in recent months due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A peregrine falcon chick in recovery at the Peninsula Humane Society. (Courtesy PHS)

Falcon chicks reunited with parents in SFO hangar

Two peregrine falcon chicks are with their parents again after being found…

A peregrine falcon chick in recovery at the Peninsula Humane Society. (Courtesy PHS)