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The Vaccines' "Combat Sports" is 2018's "most perfect" album. (Courtesy Brad Elterman)

2018: Looking back at the best in rock

Musically speaking, 2018 wasn’t too memorable. You really had to dig for…

 

A man shouds at a line of riot police as tensions grow during a protest between conservative demonstrators and left-wing opponents held at MLK Civic Center Park in Berkeley, Calif. Sunday, August 27 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Berkeley police arrest more than a dozen during demonstrations

Berkeley police on Sunday arrested at least 17 individuals on suspicion of…

 

Editors -- from left, Russell Leetch, Elliott Williams, Tom Smith, Ed Lay and Justin Lockey -- are on tour to promote their 2018 recording “Violence.” (Courtesy Rahi Rezvani)

Editors’ Tom Smith enjoys ‘important’ family time

Befitting his spooky, resonant singing voice, Editors band leader Tom Smith often…

 

The homicide unit is seen inside the Hall of Justice in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, September 16, 2016. (Jonah Owen Lamb/S.F. Examiner)

Six deaths from violence mark especially bloody weekend in SF

Five victims were killed in San Francisco since Friday and another person…

The homicide unit is seen inside the Hall of Justice in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, September 16, 2016. (Jonah Owen Lamb/S.F. Examiner)
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SFPD: Two wounded in separate shootings

Two men were injured in separate shootings Thursday night and early Friday…

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Violent holiday weekend in SF leaves four men injured

Three shootings and a stabbing in the Mission, Bayview Hunters Point and…

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The role that gender plays in instances of police violence is often overlooked. (Courtesy photo)

Gender glaringly absent in police violence debate

Every year in the Bay Area, an event called Urban Shield offers…

The role that gender plays in instances of police violence is often overlooked. (Courtesy photo)
The Bayview District. (Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner)

Police, pollution choking lives in the Bayview

Last December, police shot Mario Woods, a black man carrying a kitchen…

The Bayview District. (Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner)
Officials investigate the scene of a deadly shooting outside of the Club Blu nightclub Monday in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Violence at club signals changing city in southwest Florida

FORT MYERS, Fla. — A couple of doors down from Club Blu,…

Officials investigate the scene of a deadly shooting outside of the Club Blu nightclub Monday in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
A body is seen between two cars after fatal shooting occurred near Dakota and 23rd streets in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Potrero Hill homicide victim ID’d

The victim of a midday Potrero Hill killing has been identified by…

A body is seen between two cars after fatal shooting occurred near Dakota and 23rd streets in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A Dallas police officer covers his face as he stands with others outside the emergency room at Baylor University Medical Center on July 8, 2016, in Dallas. Snipers opened fire on police officers in the heart of Dallas on Thursday night, killing some of the officers. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)

A deepening divide

Dallas, Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights. In a span of three consecutive days…

A Dallas police officer covers his face as he stands with others outside the emergency room at Baylor University Medical Center on July 8, 2016, in Dallas. Snipers opened fire on police officers in the heart of Dallas on Thursday night, killing some of the officers. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
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Two injured in Mission District drive-by shooting

A man and a woman were shot in a drive-by early Sunday…

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Former police Chief Greg Suhr has parted ways with the Warriors less than 48 hours after it was announced he was hired as the team's head of security. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco at the ramparts

I guess Ed Lee just hates the Dead Kennedys. And Santana. And…

Former police Chief Greg Suhr has parted ways with the Warriors less than 48 hours after it was announced he was hired as the team's head of security. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Pressure mounts against Chief Suhr

The pressure against San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr is ratcheting up,…

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
City officials must know that the criminal justice system is no substitute for improved services for the unhoused. (Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner)

Public health must recognize responsibility

Though it is always scary when a friend is ill or injured,…

City officials must know that the criminal justice system is no substitute for improved services for the unhoused. (Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner)

Two arrested in connection with homicide near Western Addition McDonald’s last month

Two people were arrested on suspicion of murder Thursday in connection with…

Monday in the Mission: Drive-by shooting and armed robbery

A man was injured in a drive-by shooting and another was robbed…

Five shootings in SF since Thursday night mark a violent several days

Gun shots were fired Friday night in the Bayview, said police. No…

Man clinging to life after Bayview shooting

A man who was shot several times in the Bayview on Wednesday…

Man shot twice in Tenderloin

A 34-year-old man was shot two times while walking in the Tenderloin…