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SF Marathon kicks off with thousands of runners expected

The 41st annual San Francisco Marathon is under way on Sunday morning,…

 

The new audit on city departments shows a need for improvement on cash-handling. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

New taxes coming to SF in 2016

San Francisco is discussing a variety of tax proposals to bring before…

 

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San Francisco’s new jail proposal gets boost with $80M state grant

San Francisco’s plan to build a new jail received a boost Thursday…

 

Instagram is demonstrated on an iPhone Monday, April 9, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Karly Domb Sadof)

SFPD scans Instagram for leads

The photographs showed three young men posing with a pair of pistols.…

Instagram is demonstrated on an iPhone Monday, April 9, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Karly Domb Sadof)
An unidentified 11-year-old girl looks at Facebook on her computer at her home in Palo Alto, Calif., on Monday, June 4, 2012.  (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Facebook should not care about ‘real’ names

I have a strict policy: I will not be friends with your…

An unidentified 11-year-old girl looks at Facebook on her computer at her home in Palo Alto, Calif., on Monday, June 4, 2012.  (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
High Bridge Arms gun store general manager Steven Alcairo displays a rifle at the shop located on Mission Street, which closed in 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Up in arms: San Francisco’s last gun shop concerned about proposal to video record all firearm sales

Steven Alcairo was working underneath his car outside his Visitacion Valley home…

High Bridge Arms gun store general manager Steven Alcairo displays a rifle at the shop located on Mission Street, which closed in 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is applauded by US Conference of Mayors President, Sacramento, Calif. Mayor Kevin Johnson, left, and Conference Vice President, Baltimore Mayor  Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Saturday June 20, 2015, at the U.S. Conference of Mayors 83rd Annual Meeting in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Mathew Sumner)

Hillary Clinton decries nation’s racism in SF speech

In the wake of the Charleston, S.C. shooting, which left nine dead,…

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is applauded by US Conference of Mayors President, Sacramento, Calif. Mayor Kevin Johnson, left, and Conference Vice President, Baltimore Mayor  Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Saturday June 20, 2015, at the U.S. Conference of Mayors 83rd Annual Meeting in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Mathew Sumner)

Letters: A life taken too early by war

A life taken too early by war In celebrating Memorial Day and…

Letters: Rent control is not the problem

“Rent control is not the problem,” Opinion, May 17 Consider alternatives to…

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Photo Gallery: 2015 Bay to Breakers was “bananas”

The 104th Bay to Breakers run — or frolic — from the…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to The S.F. Examiner
Nathaniel Y. DownesIsaac Mukundi Mwangi

Mwangi tops 2015 Bay to Breakers

The 2015 Bay to Breakers on Sunday attracted thousands of people to…

Nathaniel Y. DownesIsaac Mukundi Mwangi
AP FILE PHOTOSalesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff

Carranza: Trip to tech firm inspires students

This year, I’ve had the opportunity to meet hundreds of students, many…

AP FILE PHOTOSalesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff

Letters: Barry is worth reading

“Hack-a-player cure? Simply make ’em,” Sports, April 29 Barry is worth reading…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File photoRichard Swerdlow

Personalized learning is the key for students

I’ve said it before, but I need to say it again: The…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File photoRichard Swerdlow
The Public Education Enrichment Fund has tripled the number of schools with teacher librarians.

Historic levels of funding for our schools

When San Francisco prospers, so do our children. As you may recall,…

The Public Education Enrichment Fund has tripled the number of schools with teacher librarians.

Letters: Assembly bill is appropriate reaction

“Comment and critique need distinguishing,” In My View, Sunday Assembly bill is…

The SFUSD offers kids several ways to get breakfast at school

1 million breakfasts give students great start to the day

This morning, I got to see one of our students pick up…

The SFUSD offers kids several ways to get breakfast at school

Letters: Time for club to use modern weapons

“Final shot for city gun club,” The City, Friday Time for club…

Grouping math students by ability

Math is an important part of education

We want our students to learn a lot of things in school…

Grouping math students by ability
Schools create their budgets with elected School Site Councils

Schools make dollars and sense out of budget proposals

A few weeks ago, hundreds of parents, school staff and even some…

Schools create their budgets with elected School Site Councils