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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)
Balboa Reservoir project appeal filed by CCSF community members

Balboa Reservoir project appeal filed by CCSF community members

An appeal of the Balboa Reservoir project’s environmental review filed by City…

Balboa Reservoir project appeal filed by CCSF community members
Tourists ride in a cable car down Powell Street on March 16, shortly before the historic vehicles were shut down due to coronavirus. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

‘No timetable’ for cable car return, SFMTA says

How the temporary absence of cable cars means more than just a loss of transit routes

Tourists ride in a cable car down Powell Street on March 16, shortly before the historic vehicles were shut down due to coronavirus. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
March organizer Simone Jacques speaks at a student-led rally at Mission High School commemorating George Floyd and those killed by police. The Board of Supervisors moved to place a measure on the ballot giving teens the right to vote in local elections against a backdrop of increased youth activism. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Supes place measure on November ballot to lower voting age to 16

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to place on the November…

March organizer Simone Jacques speaks at a student-led rally at Mission High School commemorating George Floyd and those killed by police. The Board of Supervisors moved to place a measure on the ballot giving teens the right to vote in local elections against a backdrop of increased youth activism. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Sean Monterrosa (Courtesy photo)

Vallejo police officer kills SF man after mistaking hammer for gun

A Vallejo police officer fatally shot a man suspected of looting who…

Sean Monterrosa (Courtesy photo)
Advocates say San Francisco agencies need to increase tree planting in The City as well as ensure that trees aren’t unnecessarily removed. Courtesy photo)

Green Space: Stop taking trees down

Growing SF’s urban canopy provides economic, environmental benefits

Advocates say San Francisco agencies need to increase tree planting in The City as well as ensure that trees aren’t unnecessarily removed. Courtesy photo)
The first week of The City's e-scooter pilot program has been less eventful than last spring's controversial appearance of these portable rides. Examiner file photo (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Back for a week, e-scooters in San Francisco draw fewer complaints this time around

Zip. Zero. Nada. That’s the number of e-scooters San Francisco Public Works…

The first week of The City's e-scooter pilot program has been less eventful than last spring's controversial appearance of these portable rides. Examiner file photo (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Is Columbus, Ohio the new San Francisco? Shutterstock

Looking for life after San Francisco? How about Columbus, Ohio

Is there life after the Bay Area? When you’ve spent most of…

Is Columbus, Ohio the new San Francisco? Shutterstock
The massive pot holes in San Francisco city streets can ruin your night. Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner

Navigating a Friday night blowout

The streets of San Francisco are ribbed for your car’s pleasure. And…

The massive pot holes in San Francisco city streets can ruin your night. Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner
The Great Kindness Challenge is among the programs students will participate in during Bullying Prevention Month.   (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)

Schools emphasize inclusion during Bullying Prevention Month

San Francisco as a city, and SFUSD take pride in having a…

The Great Kindness Challenge is among the programs students will participate in during Bullying Prevention Month.   (Jessica Christian/2016 S.F. Examiner)
A headless corpse was found in a fishtank at 228 Clara Street on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A headless corpse was found in a fishtank at 228 Clara Street on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
(Examiner file photo)

Gun violence prevention worker fatally shot ‘point blank’ during lunch break

The gun-violence prevention worker fatally shot in the Bayview earlier this month…

(Examiner file photo)
Brother found two sisters dead in murder-suicide, SFPD chief says

Brother found two sisters dead in murder-suicide, SFPD chief says

The two sisters stabbed to death earlier this month at a family…

Brother found two sisters dead in murder-suicide, SFPD chief says
A worker stands on scaffolding to perform repair work inside the old Eureka Valley Station, which now makes up part of the eastern entrance of the Twin Peaks Tunnel, on Monday, May 28, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Checkered past of contractor in SF Muni tunnel death raises ‘red flag’

Public records reviewed Wednesday revealed another case where the contractor under scrutiny…

A worker stands on scaffolding to perform repair work inside the old Eureka Valley Station, which now makes up part of the eastern entrance of the Twin Peaks Tunnel, on Monday, May 28, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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SF man fatally shot at night in Bayview-Hunters Point

A 23-year-old man was shot and killed in Bayview-Hunters Point on Tuesday…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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Firefighters respond to blaze outside SoMa hotel

A fire broke out on Sunday evening outside the InterContinental San Francisco…

(Courtesy SFFD via Twitter)
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, himself a former SF mayor, introduces London Breed after swearing her in as mayor at her inauguration ceremony outside City Hall on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

London Breed sworn in as SF’s 45th Mayor

More than 1,000 people gathered and celebrated as London Breed was sworn…

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, himself a former SF mayor, introduces London Breed after swearing her in as mayor at her inauguration ceremony outside City Hall on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
City Attorney Dennis Herrera swears in Rafael Mandelman as District 8 Supervisor while supervisors Sandra Lee Fewer and Hillary Ronen look on in the Board of Supervisor Chambers at City Hall on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Mandelman takes oath as District 8 Supervisor

Rafael Mandelman was sworn in as the new supervisor for District 8…

City Attorney Dennis Herrera swears in Rafael Mandelman as District 8 Supervisor while supervisors Sandra Lee Fewer and Hillary Ronen look on in the Board of Supervisor Chambers at City Hall on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Mayor London Breed smiles and waves to the crowd after her speech at her inauguration ceremony outside City Hall on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

London Breed sworn in as mayor: ‘San Francisco, we have work to do’

In her first address as mayor of San Francisco Wednesday, London Breed…

Mayor London Breed smiles and waves to the crowd after her speech at her inauguration ceremony outside City Hall on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A security guard patrols outside the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters on Monday, July 9, 2018, where an Occupy Ice camp was broken up by police just hours earlier. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFPD arrests 39 Occupy ICE protesters in encampment sweep

Dozens of protesters were arrested early Monday morning when San Francisco police…

A security guard patrols outside the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters on Monday, July 9, 2018, where an Occupy Ice camp was broken up by police just hours earlier. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)