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The Animal Legal Defense Fund is seeking to block the opening of a slaughterhouse in San Francisco. (Courtesy photo)

Animal advocates try to kill slaughterhouse in SF

A family-owned slaughterhouse business with nine facilities in the United States hopes…

 

A five-alarm fire on Mission Street near Bernal Heights on Saturday, June 18, 2016 (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)

New year, new fire safety requirements for SF apartment buildings

Starting in the new year, owners of apartment buildings will have to take…

 

Supervisor Mark Farrell

Supervisor Mark Farrell requests dismissal of past-due $191K ethics fine

San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell is refusing to pay a past-due $191,000…

 

Anthony Verreos, stands across the street of Lathrop and Tunnel Ave as a Recology truck drives by on Friday, July 10, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Recology, Waste Management at odds over landfill agreement

Trash hauler Recology is on the verge of signing a lucrative landfill…

Anthony Verreos, stands across the street of Lathrop and Tunnel Ave as a Recology truck drives by on Friday, July 10, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi speaks at a press conference about the circumstances that led up to the April 15, 2015 release of Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, the man in custody for the shooting death of a woman on San Francisco's pier 14 on July 1, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Due Process for All Ordinance revisited in wake of Steinle homicide

After weeks of political mud slinging over who’s at fault for the…

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi speaks at a press conference about the circumstances that led up to the April 15, 2015 release of Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, the man in custody for the shooting death of a woman on San Francisco's pier 14 on July 1, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
High Bridge Arms gun store general manager Steven Alcairo displays a rifle at the shop located on Mission Street, which closed in 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Up in arms: San Francisco’s last gun shop concerned about proposal to video record all firearm sales

Steven Alcairo was working underneath his car outside his Visitacion Valley home…

High Bridge Arms gun store general manager Steven Alcairo displays a rifle at the shop located on Mission Street, which closed in 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
File photoMark Farrell

SF supervisor on hook for $191K penalty after Ethics Commission reverses decision

After a two-hour hearing Friday, the Ethics Commission voted unanimously to reject…

File photoMark Farrell
Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee

SF mayor to propose $250 million housing bond for November ballot

Mayor Ed Lee today is set to introduce a $250 million housing…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerMayor Ed Lee
submitted photoSupervisor London Breed tweeted a selfie while riding the Muni using @londonbreed on a 9-San Bruno bus

Seven supes will ride Muni for 22 days in June; mayor hasn’t weighed in

The mayor and Board of Supervisors were challenged by passengers to ride…

submitted photoSupervisor London Breed tweeted a selfie while riding the Muni using @londonbreed on a 9-San Bruno bus

Avalos proposes housing bond boost

Calling for bolder investment in below-market-rate housing production, Supervisor John Avalos announced…

Joel P. Engardio/Special to the S.F. ExaminerJulie Christensen is the recently appointed city supervisor for District 3.

Julie Christensen is designer of change at SF City Hall

When you think about the ways government touches our lives — through…

Joel P. Engardio/Special to the S.F. ExaminerJulie Christensen is the recently appointed city supervisor for District 3.
Board of Supervisors President London Breed. (Gabrielle Lurie/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Breed announces new SF Board of Supervisors committees

A day after Mayor Ed Lee delivered his State of the City…

Board of Supervisors President London Breed. (Gabrielle Lurie/S.F. Examiner file photo)

SF supervisor proposes changes to the ballot measure process

Come November, San Francisco voters may have a chance to change certain…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The S.F. ExaminerLondon Breed

Moderate, mayor-aligned Supervisor London Breed elected to board’s top post

London Breed landed the president’s seat on the Board of Supervisors at…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The S.F. ExaminerLondon Breed
Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.f. ExaminerSan Francisco Unified School District high school Black Student Unions held a Solidarity Rally at Mission High School regarding the killing of Michael Brown Jr. and other tragic attacks on African Americans by the police on Monday.

SF police spar with supervisor over resolution backing Ferguson protests

For more than two weeks, two of the Bay Area's largest cities…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.f. ExaminerSan Francisco Unified School District high school Black Student Unions held a Solidarity Rally at Mission High School regarding the killing of Michael Brown Jr. and other tragic attacks on African Americans by the police on Monday.
S.F. Examiner file photoThe Board of Supervisors could vote Tuesday on whether to elect an interim president to replace David Chiu

Decisive day arrives for vote on SF Board of Supervisors interim president

The political intrigue surrounding the successor to David Chiu as interim president…

S.F. Examiner file photoThe Board of Supervisors could vote Tuesday on whether to elect an interim president to replace David Chiu
Photo by Natasha Dangond/Special to the SF ExaminerHousing Rights Committee of San Francisco member

Amid protest, SF mayor signs into law Airbnb legislation

A group of protesters set up a memorial marking the "death" of…

Photo by Natasha Dangond/Special to the SF ExaminerHousing Rights Committee of San Francisco member
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSheriff Ross Mirkarimi had a domestic violence charge against him wiped off his record on Monday.

Inmate proposal by SF Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi shot down seemingly for political reasons

Aside from the occasional protest, meetings of the Board of Supervisors as…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSheriff Ross Mirkarimi had a domestic violence charge against him wiped off his record on Monday.

One longtime SF planning commissioner may be out as another keeps her seat

A continued shakeup of the San Francisco Planning Commission could mean one…

NATHANIEL Y. DOWNES/S.F. EXAMINER file photoA defunct reservoir in Russian Hill

SF looks to buy 3 sites, including former reservoir, for parks

San Francisco plans to spend more than $16 million to purchase space…

NATHANIEL Y. DOWNES/S.F. EXAMINER file photoA defunct reservoir in Russian Hill