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Man paralyzed in 2005 shooting dies, marking SF’s 33rd homicide

A 31-year-old man died in Concord this June from injuries related to…

Tom Torlakson works with students at Lincoln High School on September 15, 2015

State superintendent highlights SFUSD’s environmental efforts in blueprint for state

From whale watching to drought awareness, San Francisco’s public school classrooms already…

Tom Torlakson works with students at Lincoln High School on September 15, 2015

Dreamforce conference draws crowds with big-name lineup, shuts down city streets

The Dreamforce conference, a major tech event featuring top-name speakers and performers,…

A San Francisco police officer cites a motorist for a traffic violation in the Mission. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

Traffic citations see big jump

New San Francisco police data shows citations of the five most dangerous…

A San Francisco police officer cites a motorist for a traffic violation in the Mission. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)
Hundreds of protestors gather at San Francisco City Hall in May 2015 to ask lawmakers to a moratorium on evictions and luxury-priced housing development in the Mission district. The Planning Commission on Thursday adopted interim controls for certain market-rate projects in the Mission. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

City report finds Mission moratorium would drive up housing costs

A temporary moratorium on building market-rate housing in the Mission would drive…

Hundreds of protestors gather at San Francisco City Hall in May 2015 to ask lawmakers to a moratorium on evictions and luxury-priced housing development in the Mission district. The Planning Commission on Thursday adopted interim controls for certain market-rate projects in the Mission. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow. Examiner photo by Jen Siska.

Judge denies request to dismiss ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow case

A motion to dismiss racketeering charges against Chinatown gangster Raymond “Shrimp Boy”…

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow. Examiner photo by Jen Siska.
(Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Don’t settle for a corrupt city

We’ve gotten complacent in San Francisco. Sure, we’ve got the nation’s highest…

(Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A San Francisco Giants fan listens to the radio broadcasting of the Giants and Houston Astros game inside the free viewing area on Wednesday, August 12, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Picture Box: SF Giants Free Viewing Area

Outside AT&T Park at the bottom of a 24-foot-high wall at right…

A San Francisco Giants fan listens to the radio broadcasting of the Giants and Houston Astros game inside the free viewing area on Wednesday, August 12, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
(Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)

Picture Box: South Beach Harbor

South Beach Harbor, located next to AT&T Park is a popular spot…

(Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)
Outsidelands 2015 - Sam Smith, Sunday Aug. 9, 2015.

Outside Lands 2015 – Day Three

Day three of Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival brought tens of…

Outsidelands 2015 - Sam Smith, Sunday Aug. 9, 2015.
Outside Lands 2015 - Day Two

Outside Lands 2015 – Day Two

Festival goers to Golden Gate Park this weekend for day two of…

Outside Lands 2015 - Day Two
Outsidelands 2015, Friday Aug. 8 - D'Angelo & the Vanguard

Outside Lands 2015 – Day One

Thousands gathered at Golden Gate Park for the 7th annual Outside Lands…

Outsidelands 2015, Friday Aug. 8 - D'Angelo & the Vanguard
The Saint Anthony Foundation hosted a Back-to-School Giveaway on Friday, August 7, 2015. With donations by Dolby Laboratories, Old Navy, My New Red Shoes, Read Indeed, Warm Winters, Chronicle Books and and McKesson Corporation, the foundation was able to hand out backpacks, school supplies, clothes, shoes and books. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F Examiner)

St. Anthony’s back to school giveaway

The Saint Anthony Foundation hosted a Back-to-School Giveaway on Friday, August 7,…

The Saint Anthony Foundation hosted a Back-to-School Giveaway on Friday, August 7, 2015. With donations by Dolby Laboratories, Old Navy, My New Red Shoes, Read Indeed, Warm Winters, Chronicle Books and and McKesson Corporation, the foundation was able to hand out backpacks, school supplies, clothes, shoes and books. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F Examiner)
Alameda County Assistant District Attorney Sharmin Bock ran unsuccessfully for San Francisco District Attorney in 2011. (Courtesy Sam Singer)

Alameda County prosecutor caught up in Leland Yee scandal put on administrative leave

A former district attorney candidate and Alameda County assistant district attorney was…

Alameda County Assistant District Attorney Sharmin Bock ran unsuccessfully for San Francisco District Attorney in 2011. (Courtesy Sam Singer)
Picture Box: Stockton Street

Picture Box: Stockton Street

When open for revenue service in 2019, the Central Subway extension of…

Picture Box: Stockton Street
Shawn Hall, left, hugs a friend nearby a memorial dedicated to Ranisha Raven following her death on Monday August 3, 2015.  (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)

Suspects sought in killing of 19-year-old woman in Western Addition

Ranisha Raven’s family members on Monday encircled an area near a small…

Shawn Hall, left, hugs a friend nearby a memorial dedicated to Ranisha Raven following her death on Monday August 3, 2015.  (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)
On Friday, July 31, 2015 the Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco unveiled a public art installation by artist Beili Liu, of 50,000 mylar "bricks" which were hot glued to the existing bricks of San Francisco's Portsmouth Square Sky Bridge, the finale for the Central Subway Temporary Art Project. Dancers and community leaders gathered to kick off the installation which is scheduled to be on the bridge through the end of August, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

“Sky Bridge” art installation unveiled

On Friday, July 31, 2015 the Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco…

On Friday, July 31, 2015 the Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco unveiled a public art installation by artist Beili Liu, of 50,000 mylar "bricks" which were hot glued to the existing bricks of San Francisco's Portsmouth Square Sky Bridge, the finale for the Central Subway Temporary Art Project. Dancers and community leaders gathered to kick off the installation which is scheduled to be on the bridge through the end of August, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
(Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)

Picture Box: Tai Yick Trading Company

Chinatown is an epicenter for stores with unique and cultural goods to…

(Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)
Members of local community groups gather in front of the San Francisco Examiner office on July 28, 2015, to protest a column written by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Examiner column sparks protest by local groups

When San Francisco Examiner staff writer and columnist Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez opined…

Members of local community groups gather in front of the San Francisco Examiner office on July 28, 2015, to protest a column written by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The SF Public Press report

New report details sea rise threatening development at San Francisco’s edges

The seas are rising, and soon may wash over the new offices…

The SF Public Press report