Supervisor Jane Kim

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…

 

Supervisor Jane Kim is working with community activists and preservationists to help the Gangway,  San Francisco's oldest gay bar, relocate and preserve its history. (Examiner file photo)

Effort underway to save San Francisco’s oldest gay bar

San Francisco's oldest gay bar may be saved and relocated using a…

 

Oyundari Chultemdagva, a resident of the housing complex at 280 Beale St., attends a groundbreaking ceremony at the Transbay Block 7 site on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mayor, city leaders welcome residents home at new affordable housing project

San Francisco resident Oyundari Chultemdagva was pregnant with her son when she…

 

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

SFPD issues 7,000 fewer traffic citations than last year so far, but pulls ahead on safety

San Francisco police officers are citing fewer traffic scofflaws than in years…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Supervisor Jane Kim. (AP file photo)

Supervisor Kim calls for new police chief

SEE RELATED STORY: Four supervisors voice support to search for new police…

Supervisor Jane Kim. (AP file photo)
San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim introduces proposal to reclaim the promise free, public higher education in San Francisco during the press conference on the steps of San Francisco City Hall while community groups, City College faculty, Board of Trustees members and students hold signs and banners to support on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Proposal would make community college free for SF residents

Supervisor Jane Kim wants free community college education available for all San…

San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim introduces proposal to reclaim the promise free, public higher education in San Francisco during the press conference on the steps of San Francisco City Hall while community groups, City College faculty, Board of Trustees members and students hold signs and banners to support on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Department of Public Works cleared out a homeless encampment on Division Street earlier this month. (Jessica Christian/ S.F. Examiner)

Supervisor urges declaration of statewide emergency on homelessness

When it comes to homelessness, local politicians are realizing local solutions aren’t…

The Department of Public Works cleared out a homeless encampment on Division Street earlier this month. (Jessica Christian/ S.F. Examiner)
Developer Oz Erickson may have gaffed when he referred to housing activists as Nazis, as he is currently finding out. (Courtesy SF Weekly)

Nazi comment backfires for S.F. developer

Once a political gaffe leaps into the public, it’s tough to stuff…

Developer Oz Erickson may have gaffed when he referred to housing activists as Nazis, as he is currently finding out. (Courtesy SF Weekly)
A project rendering of the Super Bowl City on Market Street. (Courtesy NFL Super Bowl 50 Host Committee)

Super Bowl committee backs off plans to remove Muni wires

Muni wires will not come down for the Super Bowl. A representative…

A project rendering of the Super Bowl City on Market Street. (Courtesy NFL Super Bowl 50 Host Committee)
A project rendering of the Super Bowl City on Market Street. (Courtesy NFL Super Bowl 50 Host Committee)

Supervisor Kim to call for hearing on Super Bowl committee’s Muni wire removal

Some San Franciscans are decidedly not happy over the Super Bowl 50…

A project rendering of the Super Bowl City on Market Street. (Courtesy NFL Super Bowl 50 Host Committee)
The site of a proposed development at Fifth and Mission streets in San Francisco. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

‘5M’ project reaches landmark deal with 40% below-market-rate housing

A major mixed-use project proposed in the South of Market neighborhood cleared…

The site of a proposed development at Fifth and Mission streets in San Francisco. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
According to SFPD data, the first half of this year saw a decline in arrests, despite an increasing crime rate. PHOTO BY MIKE KOOZMIN/SF EXAMINER, 2011

SF crime rate jumps despite fewer arrests

Crime is on the rise in San Francisco, and political leaders have…

According to SFPD data, the first half of this year saw a decline in arrests, despite an increasing crime rate. PHOTO BY MIKE KOOZMIN/SF EXAMINER, 2011
PHOTO BY ANNA LATINO/S.F. EXAMINER 2013

Supervisor Scott Wiener confirms long-rumored State Senate run

Supervisor Scott Wiener announced his candidacy for the State Senate, today. His…

PHOTO BY ANNA LATINO/S.F. EXAMINER 2013
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Absent signal poses threat to pedestrians

Usually I respond to questions which are asked by Examiner readers. This…

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Michael Hendrickson/S.F. Examiner file photoEvictions have been a target of tenant advocates in San Francisco

Protesters rally in Tenderloin against Section 8 tenant evictions

In the midst of evictions of all kinds occurring across San Francisco,…

Michael Hendrickson/S.F. Examiner file photoEvictions have been a target of tenant advocates in San Francisco
courtesy photoSupervisor Jane Kim aims to balance the local housing market with a new ordinance.

Supervisor Kim proposes ordinance seeking a balance between market rate, below market rate housing

Seeking to maintain a housing balance in San Francisco’s District 6, today…

courtesy photoSupervisor Jane Kim aims to balance the local housing market with a new ordinance.
Mike Koozmin/SF Examiner11 year old Julius Barnes and his mother 52 year old Stephanie Stinson are staying in the Hamilton Family center located in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood while searching for an affordable place to call home.

City officials explore yoga, medical respite shelter for homeless

San Francisco supported greater investment Tuesday in a homeless outreach team, but…

Mike Koozmin/SF Examiner11 year old Julius Barnes and his mother 52 year old Stephanie Stinson are staying in the Hamilton Family center located in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood while searching for an affordable place to call home.
Supervisor Jane Kim is calling on the Navy to explain its decision to search Treasure Island homes.

Kim asks Navy for answers to Treasure Island testing plan

Calling it a “surprise announcement” by the U.S. Navy, Supervisor Jane Kim…

Supervisor Jane Kim is calling on the Navy to explain its decision to search Treasure Island homes.

Supervisors adopt plan to end pedestrian deaths in SF within 10 years

San Francisco supervisors adopted a Vision Zero plan Tuesday that sets a…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerSF District Attorney George Gascon

Supervisors nix ex-felon identifications

San Francisco has banned the box. The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved…

Mike Koozmin/The SF ExaminerSF District Attorney George Gascon