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Community-led efforts to monitor air quality in Bayview, Eastern neighborhoods gain traction

San Francisco community groups are working to install high-quality sensors in the…

 

Jeff Adachi remembered as Bayview youth prepare for new school year

When late San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi co-founded BMAGIC in 2004,…

 

Fire department drill finds traffic around Chase Arena could slow response time

For years, some have feared the future home of the Golden State…

 

Did Scoot ‘redline’ SF neighborhoods? Chinatown group says ‘we asked for it’

The talk of the transportation world is a Los Angeles Times story…

Bison dies at Golden Gate Park

One of the bison living in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, an…

New hires solve SF school crossing guard shortage — for now

San Francisco has gone on a school crossing guard-hiring binge, hoping to…

Judge criticized for releasing attack suspect orders him to wear ankle monitor

After seeing surveillance video of a homeless man attacking a woman outside…

Man killed in Polk Gulch stabbing

A man was stabbed to death in San Francisco’s Polk Gulch neighborhood…

SF sets a high bar for Lyft on electric bike rentals

Newly spelled out city requirements could open the door for other e-bike providers

CCSF employee accused of falsely claiming benefits

A City College of San Francisco custodian has been charged with six…

Community activist accused of killing man in retaliation for losing fight

Sauntek Harris faces murder charge in Hunters Point shooting

Newsom, Mayor Breed tout local efforts to increase housing during affordability chat

California Gov. Gavin Newsom joined San Francisco Mayor London Breed at a…

Julius Kahn Playground could soon be renamed ‘West Pacific’ or ‘Presidio Wall’

Ever heard of West Pacific Playground? How about Presidio Wall Playground? No?…

Police ask public for help in solving fatal Bayview hit-and-run

The collision claimed the life of 59-year-old Bruce Romans.

Supervisor floats 2020 ballot measure to boost sheriff oversight

Walton calls Hennessy plan for independent investigations a ‘good start’ but wants more

School board working to put ethnic studies at heart of district curriculum

Efforts to educate students on concepts such as structural racism, identity and…

Heart transplant patient raring to ‘have a second lease on life’

Mitch Peterson waited years for the breath he took Wednesday when he…

In traffic we become something bigger

Everything hit at once last weekend. Besides Outside Lands, the Giants were…

San Francisco’s oldest working cable car rides again

Vehicle rebuilt, returns after decades in obscurity

SFMTA to take second vote on Rose Pak Central Subway name

It’s deja vu time for Chinatown. Next Tuesday, for a second time,…