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Supes block anti-corruption proposal to create Public Advocate

Board votes to place street cleaning measure on the ballot

Breed and Board of Supervisors reach agreement over gross receipts tax measure

Mayor London Breed and the Board of Supervisors have reached an agreement…

Man suffers life-threatening injuries in Bayview shooting

A 20-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries in a shooting in San Francisco’s…

Counties wrangle over propsed sales tax measure, control of Caltrain

A proposal for a one-eighth cent sales tax levied on transactions within…

Plans in the works to make Fulton Street safer

The San Francisco Transportation Municipal Agency is weighing plans to make Fulton…

SF’s vacant storefronts could become temporary homes for arts, nonprofits or COVID-19 services

San Francisco’s empty storefronts could soon start filling up with arts activities…

Labor unions rally against cuts to public services at City Hall

Protesters gathered at City Hall Monday to join a labor union-led protest…

S.F. Maritime park podcast elucidates, enlightens

‘Better Lives, Bitter Lies’ details role of trickery in city’s history

Suspect surrenders after pedestrian killed in Bayview hit and run

A 50-year-old man was killed in a hit-and-run collision in the Bayview…

Bill seeks to give judges discretion over prison time for nonviolent drug crimes

Legislation from Sen. Wiener would repeal mandatory minimum sentences for certain offenses

Supervisors delay major rezoning that would add thousands of housing units to ‘Hub’ area

Vote puts plan on hold while racial and social analysis is conducted

‘Pandemic pods’: microschooling phenomenon takes off in wake of fall distance learning plans

Faced with a return to distance learning in the fall, some parents…

Man killed in hill bomb collision remembered as passionate cyclist, artist

A group of friends gathered Sunday evening at 19th and Dolores streets…

Iconic Cliff House restaurant to close, at least temporarily

The Cliff House, which has been serving meals overlooking the Pacific Ocean…

Sexual assault allegations against soccer team members prompt a reckoning for USF

Petition leads to suspension of professional soccer player, changes in university policy

  • Jul 19, 2020

DJ found home in SF’s countercultural communities in the 1970s

After 45 years in The City, 38 spent in the same Noe…

Speed bumps added on Dolores Street after skateboarding injuries

City officials hurried to add new speed bumps to Dolores Street near…

Sheriff’s Deputy tests positive for COVID-19

A San Francisco Sheriff’s deputy has tested positive for COVID-19—the seventh sheriff’s…

City slowly reopening group shelters despite safety concerns

San Francisco is reopening and expanding its congregate homeless shelters despite concerns…

Life without Muni presents hardships for seniors and disabled residents

James Pounders is a regular at the Trader Joe’s on Fourth and…