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New report analyzes the financial cost of child abuse in SF

The San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center released the first-ever report on…

 

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UC creates new systemwide position to enforce sexual violence, harassment policy

The University of California has created a new systemwide position to enforce…

 

Curtis Modkins said on Thursday that he likes what he sees out of Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert. (Courtesy 49ers via Twitter)

Quarterback controversy simmers at 49ers camp

The battle between Colin Kaepernick and Blaine Gabbert for who will run…

 

In this 2013 file photo, Richard Gaitskell, study co-investigator from Brown University, explains an experiment being conducted deep in an abandoned gold mine in Lead, S.D., to search for elusive and mysterious dark matter. (AP Photo/Chet Brokaw, File)

Scientists looking for invisible dark matter can’t find any

WASHINGTON — Scientists have come up empty-handed in their latest effort to…

In this 2013 file photo, Richard Gaitskell, study co-investigator from Brown University, explains an experiment being conducted deep in an abandoned gold mine in Lead, S.D., to search for elusive and mysterious dark matter. (AP Photo/Chet Brokaw, File)
A paper reading "Sieu Nissa, 'I am Nice' in local dialect, the reed bends but does not break" is laid with a french flag and candles placed in tribute of one of the victims at the scene of a deadly attack on the famed Boulevard des Anglais in Nice, southern France, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

UC Berkeley student among the 84 people dead in France attack

LOS ANGELES — An American student from UC Berkeley was identified Sunday…

A paper reading "Sieu Nissa, 'I am Nice' in local dialect, the reed bends but does not break" is laid with a french flag and candles placed in tribute of one of the victims at the scene of a deadly attack on the famed Boulevard des Anglais in Nice, southern France, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
University of California graduate student Kathleen Gutierrez, center, is comforted by graduate student Erin Bennett, left, and Tyann Sorrell before all spoke at a news conference outside of Dwinelle Hall on the campus in Berkeley on Monday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

University of California students take harassment concerns to agency

BERKELEY — Two graduate students at the University of California, Berkeley took…

University of California graduate student Kathleen Gutierrez, center, is comforted by graduate student Erin Bennett, left, and Tyann Sorrell before all spoke at a news conference outside of Dwinelle Hall on the campus in Berkeley on Monday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Cuonzo Martin shouldn’t be back next season if it turns out he knew of his assistant’s misbehavior and didn’t act. (Jeff Chiu/2014 AP)

If he knew and didn’t tell, Martin must go

Know this: If Cuonzo Martin failed to urgently address a glaring red…

Cuonzo Martin shouldn’t be back next season if it turns out he knew of his assistant’s misbehavior and didn’t act. (Jeff Chiu/2014 AP)

Fourth woman sexually assaulted near UC Berkeley

BERKELEY — Police in Northern California say a fourth woman was sexually…

California guard Jabari Bird (23) shoots as Utah forwards Jakob Poeltl (42) and Chris Reyes (20) defend during the first half of their game on Wednesday. (Kim Raff/AP)

Cal follows big win with loss to Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Jakob Poeltl had 21 points and nine rebounds…

California guard Jabari Bird (23) shoots as Utah forwards Jakob Poeltl (42) and Chris Reyes (20) defend during the first half of their game on Wednesday. (Kim Raff/AP)
In this April 15, 1999 file photo, Geoffrey Marcy, right, then a professor at San Francisco State University, sits with Tim Brown, a senior scientist for the National Center for Atmospheric Research, from left, Robert Noyes, a professor at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, and Debra Fischer, a post-doctoral researcher at SFSU, at a news conference in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Randi Lynn Beach, file)

Prominent astronomer resigns over student sexual harassment

A prominent astronomer resigned Wednesday from the University of California, Berkeley, after…

In this April 15, 1999 file photo, Geoffrey Marcy, right, then a professor at San Francisco State University, sits with Tim Brown, a senior scientist for the National Center for Atmospheric Research, from left, Robert Noyes, a professor at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, and Debra Fischer, a post-doctoral researcher at SFSU, at a news conference in San Francisco.  (AP Photo/Randi Lynn Beach, file)
In this April 15, 1999 file photo, Geoffrey Marcy, right, then a professor at San Francisco State University, sits with Tim Brown, a senior scientist for the National Center for Atmospheric Research, from left, Robert Noyes, a professor at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, and Debra Fischer, a post-doctoral researcher at SFSU, at a news conference in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Randi Lynn Beach, file)

UC Berkeley says astronomer was appropriately disciplined

BERKELEY — The University of California at Berkeley defended its handling of…

In this April 15, 1999 file photo, Geoffrey Marcy, right, then a professor at San Francisco State University, sits with Tim Brown, a senior scientist for the National Center for Atmospheric Research, from left, Robert Noyes, a professor at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, and Debra Fischer, a post-doctoral researcher at SFSU, at a news conference in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Randi Lynn Beach, file)
Cal quarterback Jared Goff, pictured in 2014, is primed for a breakthrough season that could elevate the Golden Bears as a contender within the Pac-12. (Nam Y. Huh/AP File Photo)

Cal QB can’t avoid Heisman talk

Jared Goff stands high above California’s Memorial Stadium and can see his…

Cal quarterback Jared Goff, pictured in 2014, is primed for a breakthrough season that could elevate the Golden Bears as a contender within the Pac-12. (Nam Y. Huh/AP File Photo)
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon speaks during a  press conference at the Hall of Justice on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Uber drivers with criminal history jeopardize future business

Murder. Sexual assault of minors. Kidnapping. People convicted of those crimes also…

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon speaks during a  press conference at the Hall of Justice on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Russian tech entrepreneur Yuri Milner, left, speaks next to renowned physicist Stephen Hawking during a press conference in London, Monday, July 20, 2015.  (Matt Dunham/AP)

Searching for ET: Hawking to look for extraterrestrial life

LONDON — The search for extraterrestrial life received a major boost Monday…

Russian tech entrepreneur Yuri Milner, left, speaks next to renowned physicist Stephen Hawking during a press conference in London, Monday, July 20, 2015.  (Matt Dunham/AP)

University of California sued over sex assault claims

OAKLAND — Three current and former University of California, Berkeley students sued…

Mourners stand by during a candlelight vigil for six Irish students Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in Berkeley, Calif. The six Irish students died when a balcony collapsed during a party.  (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach)

Hundreds grieve UC Berkeley students killed in balcony collapse

BERKELEY — Hundreds attended a Mass for victims of the deadly balcony…

Mourners stand by during a candlelight vigil for six Irish students Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in Berkeley, Calif. The six Irish students died when a balcony collapsed during a party.  (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach)
AP Photo/Los Angeles Police DepartmentThis undated photo provided by the Los Angeles Police Department shows 19-year-old Eloi Vasquez. The University of California

Police: Missing college athlete died on Los Angeles freeway

A UC Berkeley soccer player who disappeared after a weekend party was…

AP Photo/Los Angeles Police DepartmentThis undated photo provided by the Los Angeles Police Department shows 19-year-old Eloi Vasquez. The University of California
Ben Margot/AP File PhotoOlympic swimming gold medalist Missy Franklin has won the Honda Sports Award as the nation's top woman in college swimming.

Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin turns pro

Missy Franklin has bid farewell to college swimming and is turning pro.…

Ben Margot/AP File PhotoOlympic swimming gold medalist Missy Franklin has won the Honda Sports Award as the nation's top woman in college swimming.
Ben Margot/AP PhotoBrittany Boyd

Cal senior Reshanda Gray named Pac-12 Player of the Year

SAN FRANCISCO — California senior Reshanda Gray has been named Pac-12 Player…

Ben Margot/AP PhotoBrittany Boyd
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Report: California cities increasingly criminalize growing homeless population

California cities, including San Francisco, have dealt with homelessness with a series…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoSan Francisco