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SF follows Oakland’s lead, closes some streets to cars during pandemic

The City is following The Town’s lead — San Francisco’s streets are…

Armed man barricaded in Tenderloin after being shot at by police

SFPD shoots at knife-wielding suspect near residential hotel

Shelter workers call for increased testing, hazard pay

City currently testing only those showing symptoms of the coronavirus

Two COVID-19 cases confirmed among inmates as testing expands

A week after expanding coronavirus testing for newly booked inmates at County…

Golden Gate Park heavily guarded as city enforces 4/20 shutdown

This year 4/20 celebrators had to forgo the smoke-outs, hotboxes and concerts…

Muni restores service on some bus lines after systemwide cuts

Transit agency still sees about 100K riders daily during pandemic

New map of coronavirus cases shows low-income, people of color most impacted

Mission neighborhood has most people testing positive for COVID-19

Body of mother found dead in burning building may have been mutilated by son

Baseball bat, drill gun involved in killing of 56-year-old woman

Man shot while sitting in his car

A 29-year-old man was shot Sunday while sitting in his car in…

Thief throws 85-year-old woman to ground in Chinatown robbery

Case comes as robberies increase by 15 percent in San Francisco

COVID-19 cases at Laguna Honda hit 19

The number of confirmed COVID-19 coronavirus cases as of Sunday at Laguna…

Homeless San Franciscans have always faced a public health crisis

One in 10 of San Francisco’s COVID-19 patients is housing- insecure

Keeping students connected with music, mindfulness and magic

While our school buildings are temporarily closed, our students have shared how much they miss being with their teachers and their peers.

SF struggles to help COVID-positive tenants living in group settings

Nonprofits running SROs are experiencing frustrating miscommunications with the San Francisco Department of Public Health

Graduate students, fellows hand out sanitizer, face masks in SF

The group manufactures the sanitizer in accordance with World Health Organization protocol

UCSF nurses rally for better protection from COVID-19

Backed up by representatives of the California Nurses Association, the nurses said the hospital is lacking in protective equipment

SF educators pledge their stimulus checks to those in need

It was painfully clear that families with undocumented members wouldn’t see a dime of federal aid

Face coverings now required for outings in San Francisco

People traveling outside their homes for essential outings like grocery runs or those still allowed to work must wear a mask of some kind

Bay Area transit’s financial future hinges on $780 million emergency aid vote

Bay Area transit agencies may get a needed shot in the arm…

Uber and Lyft drivers demand unemployment benefits

Drivers are banding together in an attempt to make rideshare giants acknowledge and pay them as employees, not contractors.