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SF man arrested in fatal shooting near Bayview housing project

A San Francisco man was arrested on suspicion of murder on Tuesday…

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Global Street Dance Masquerade appears in “Comhar: The Power of Working Together,” a performance and ritual about HIV/AIDS celebrating the 35th anniversary of San Francisco’s General Hospital’s Ward 86 on May 19. (Courtesy Dance Mission)
Global Street Dance Masquerade appears in “Comhar: The Power of Working Together,” a performance and ritual about HIV/AIDS celebrating the 35th anniversary of San Francisco’s General Hospital’s Ward 86 on May 19. (Courtesy Dance Mission)
An SEIU union member shows off a sticker at the Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee on Thursday, April 12, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Supervisor Sheehy proposes $16.86 minimum wage for city-contracted employees

San Francisco’s lowest paid workers under contract with The City could see…

An SEIU union member shows off a sticker at the Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee on Thursday, April 12, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Cars are parked in the Balboa Reservoir lot near City College of San Francisco’s Ocean Campus. (Daniel Kim/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

Homes for people are more important than homes for cars

In San Francisco, a city with a severe shortage of affordable housing,…

Cars are parked in the Balboa Reservoir lot near City College of San Francisco’s Ocean Campus. (Daniel Kim/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)
Italian American groups who objected after the Board of Supervisors voted in January to rename Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples Day may soon see the day designated as Italian American Heritage Day as well.

Italian Americans gain support at SF City Hall after outcry over Columbus Day removal

Some Italian Americans were not happy to learn San Francisco replaced Columbus…

Italian American groups who objected after the Board of Supervisors voted in January to rename Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples Day may soon see the day designated as Italian American Heritage Day as well.
Two people walk past a Designated Smoking Area at City College of San Francisco's ocean campus. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF City College to ban on-campus smoking

Designated outdoor smoking areas will soon become a thing of the past…

Two people walk past a Designated Smoking Area at City College of San Francisco's ocean campus. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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UPDATED: More than 200 traffic signals malfunction city-wide

More than 200 traffic signals across The City malfunctioned Tuesday, according to…

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Community members hold up their fists while chanting "I'm Black and I'm proud" during a parade to honor Black History Month along Third Street in the Bayview-Hunters Point district on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bayview celebrates first annual Black History Month parade

The first annual parade honoring Black History Month marched through San Francisco’s…

Community members hold up their fists while chanting "I'm Black and I'm proud" during a parade to honor Black History Month along Third Street in the Bayview-Hunters Point district on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Ethics Commission Chair Peter Keane abruptly stepped down Friday after the commission voted against placing a campaign finance reform measure on the ballot.

Ethics chair resigns over failure to place campaign finance reforms on June ballot

The chair of the Ethics Commission has abruptly stepped down after the…

Ethics Commission Chair Peter Keane abruptly stepped down Friday after the commission voted against placing a campaign finance reform measure on the ballot.
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UPDATE: Flow of gas stopped, evacuations lifted after leak reported near Alamo Square

Evacuations have been lifted and the flow of gas stopped near San…

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A new report shows San Francisco city employees drove more than 80 miles an hour about a thousand times a month last year. (Deborah Svoboda/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF hits the brakes on speeding city employees

Looks like there are some speed demons working for San Francisco’s city…

A new report shows San Francisco city employees drove more than 80 miles an hour about a thousand times a month last year. (Deborah Svoboda/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Board President London Breed attends a Chinese New Year event in Chinatown on Friday Feb. 16. Mayoral candidates are vying for the backing of Chinatown's voters, but community leaders remain divided. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

Chinatown remains divided on mayoral candidates as Breed gains support

“Pop, pop, pop!” echoes through Chinatown as a man stands in a…

Board President London Breed attends a Chinese New Year event in Chinatown on Friday Feb. 16. Mayoral candidates are vying for the backing of Chinatown's voters, but community leaders remain divided. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)
A public education campaign is underway in San Francisco to warn

SF prosecutors warn of gold scam targeting Chinese residents

A public education campaign is underway in San Francisco to warn people…

A public education campaign is underway in San Francisco to warn
The Arts Commission on Monday gave final approval for the removal of the "Early Days" statue,

Mayor Farrell calls for removal of ‘Early Days’ statue

Mayor Mark Farrell has joined in calls for San Francisco to remove…

The Arts Commission on Monday gave final approval for the removal of the "Early Days" statue,
Andy Wong (center, holding the orange ball) leads the new dragon in a parade through Portsmouth Square in Chinatown on February 16, 2018. (Anna Vignet/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

New Golden Era dragon unveiled at Chinatown New Year Ceremony

Hundreds of people who gathered at Chinatown’s Portsmouth Square Friday to usher…

Andy Wong (center, holding the orange ball) leads the new dragon in a parade through Portsmouth Square in Chinatown on February 16, 2018. (Anna Vignet/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Supervisor Norman Yee  addresses supporters of a measure that that would raise revenue for childcare services. (Laura Waxmann/S.F. Examiner)

SF childcare providers, parents show support for funding measure

San Francisco early childhood educators and their supporters announced Thursday that they…

San Francisco Supervisor Norman Yee  addresses supporters of a measure that that would raise revenue for childcare services. (Laura Waxmann/S.F. Examiner)
A man waits for the door to be openned to deliver a package at the Creative Arts Charter School located in the Western Addition. (Daniel E. Porter/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Charter school loses $7 million grant for facility improvements

A popular Western Addition charter school planning to upgrade and expand its…

A man waits for the door to be openned to deliver a package at the Creative Arts Charter School located in the Western Addition. (Daniel E. Porter/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed by District 2 supervisor candidate Nick Josefowitz seeking to move the election for the seat from November to June. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

District 2 candidate vows to appeal decision against moving up election

District 2 candidate Nick Josefowitz vowed to file an appeal after his…

A judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed by District 2 supervisor candidate Nick Josefowitz seeking to move the election for the seat from November to June. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Former San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller is seen outside the courtroom at the Hall of Justice on Thursday. (Deborah Svoboda/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Ex-49er Bruce Miller ‘looked like a complete maniac,’ victim testifies in assault case

A former San Francisco 49ers fullback “looked like a complete maniac” the…

Former San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller is seen outside the courtroom at the Hall of Justice on Thursday. (Deborah Svoboda/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Italian American groups who objected after the Board of Supervisors voted in January to rename Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples Day may soon see the day designated as Italian American Heritage Day as well.

Italian American groups call for renaming of holiday formerly known as Columbus Day

San Francisco Italian American groups launched a referendum campaign Thursday to reclaim…

Italian American groups who objected after the Board of Supervisors voted in January to rename Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples Day may soon see the day designated as Italian American Heritage Day as well.