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SF daycare worker accused of sharing child sex abuse videos recorded at center

An employee at a San Francisco daycare center was arrested by the…

Passengers ride the 49-Van Ness Muni bus on Friday, March 12, 2021. (Jordi Molina/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Supervisors Preston and Haney to introduce legislation to pilot Free Muni

Legislation calls for board to fund three-month program to offset fare revenue loss

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Man acquitted of assault in attacks along Embarcadero

Defense attorneys argued suspect was suffering psychotic episode at time of alleged assaults

Mayor London Breed on Tuesday introduced plans for a drug sobering center. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Drug sobering center site announced in South of Market

San Francisco is back on track to open its first ever drug…

Mayor London Breed on Tuesday introduced plans for a drug sobering center. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco officials plan to put up fencing around Robin Williams Meadow and add additional police patrols on April 20, 2021 to deter would be celebrants of the 4/20 cannabis holiday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City cancels 4/20 event at Golden Gate Park for second year due to COVID-19

Plans for the annual 4/20 celebration at Hippie Hill in San Francisco’s…

San Francisco officials plan to put up fencing around Robin Williams Meadow and add additional police patrols on April 20, 2021 to deter would be celebrants of the 4/20 cannabis holiday. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The Main Library will continue to offer SFPL To Go pickup and drop-off services while it reopens on a limited basis later this spring. No firm date has been set yet. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Main Library preparing to reopen this spring

More than a year ago, San Francisco shut down all 28 of…

The Main Library will continue to offer SFPL To Go pickup and drop-off services while it reopens on a limited basis later this spring. No firm date has been set yet. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A woman jogs past Serenity Wellness Spa on Union Street on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Legislation would ease permitting requirements for massage businesses

Supervisor Ronen proposes lifting conditional use permit requirement in many parts of The City

A woman jogs past Serenity Wellness Spa on Union Street on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Steven Carrillo was arrested June 6 on suspicion of fatally shooting a Santa Cruz County sheriff’s deputy in Ben Lomond, California. (Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Department/TNS)

‘Boogaloo’ group members accused of deleting digital evidence related to law enforcement murders

By Daniel Montes Bay City News A federal grand jury in San…

Steven Carrillo was arrested June 6 on suspicion of fatally shooting a Santa Cruz County sheriff’s deputy in Ben Lomond, California. (Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Department/TNS)
Server Dragos Pintlie drops off a bay shrimp louie salad for Howard Golden at John’s Grill as indoor dining resumes on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City to allow expanded indoor dining, limited indoor concerts and small conferences

With new COVID-19 cases remaining stable, San Francisco will continue to expand…

Server Dragos Pintlie drops off a bay shrimp louie salad for Howard Golden at John’s Grill as indoor dining resumes on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Activists paint a street mural depicting a thunderwoman during a demonstration outside Wells Fargo corporate headquarters in the Financial District on Friday, April 9, 2021. (Jordi Molina/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Climate activists rally outside Wells Fargo, BlackRock headquarters

Hundreds demonstrated outside the headquarters of Wells Fargo and BlackRock on Friday…

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Activists paint a street mural depicting a thunderwoman during a demonstration outside Wells Fargo corporate headquarters in the Financial District on Friday, April 9, 2021. (Jordi Molina/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
A building at 468 Turk St. on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Tenderloin residents push back on group housing project proposals

Advocates call for larger units to draw families, counter large number of SROs in neighborhood

A building at 468 Turk St. on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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Language and technology barriers limit access to state rental relief program

Housing activists in San Francisco called on California officials Tuesday to make…

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The Public Defender’s Office released surveillance video footage on Thursday April 8, 2021 showing new details in a Civic Center attack that drew widespread media attention. (Courtesy photo)

Video shows suspect in attack on elderly Asians was beaten by multiple assailants moments earlier

New video released Wednesday by the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office shows…

The Public Defender’s Office released surveillance video footage on Thursday April 8, 2021 showing new details in a Civic Center attack that drew widespread media attention. (Courtesy photo)
A replica firearm that reportedly was held by a man fatally shot by a Daly City police officer during a struggle for the weapon on April 7, 2021. The shooting is under investigation by the San Mateo County District Attorney. (Courtesy of the San Mateo County District Attorney)

San Mateo County DA: SF man killed in struggle with Daly City police over fake gun

Lack of body cameras means no video evidence available in death of Roger Allen

A replica firearm that reportedly was held by a man fatally shot by a Daly City police officer during a struggle for the weapon on April 7, 2021. The shooting is under investigation by the San Mateo County District Attorney. (Courtesy of the San Mateo County District Attorney)
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New preschool announced in Mission District

City funding helps Mission Kids double enrollment

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People came out in numbers to memorialize George Floyd, who was fatally shot by police, outside San Francisco City Hall on June 9, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFPD prepares for possible protests as Chauvin trial continues

Police to schedule community meetings, provide officers with crowd control training

People came out in numbers to memorialize George Floyd, who was fatally shot by police, outside San Francisco City Hall on June 9, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
BART passengers may see more frequent service by this fall. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

BART service increases possible as soon as September

Proposal would double weekday, daytime trains and extend system operating hours

BART passengers may see more frequent service by this fall. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
City College of San Francisco has added more in-person course offerings for the spring semester but is awaiting guidance for the fall. (Courtesy photo)

City College still waiting for health department guidance on fall return to classrooms

While K-12 public schools are committing to a regular semester of in-person…

City College of San Francisco has added more in-person course offerings for the spring semester but is awaiting guidance for the fall. (Courtesy photo)
San Francisco police on Thursday released a sketch of what Arianna Fitts might look like as a 7-year-old. (Courtesy image)

Police release updated sketch of Arianna Fitts 5 years after she went missing

Five years after the remains of 32-year-old Nicole Fitts were found in…

San Francisco police on Thursday released a sketch of what Arianna Fitts might look like as a 7-year-old. (Courtesy image)
Mayor London Breed said Tuesday that with other counties moving ahead with expanding vaccine eligibility “we want San Franciscans to have the same opportunity.” (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Everyone in SF ages 16 and up is now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine

San Francisco expanded eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday to everyone ages…

Mayor London Breed said Tuesday that with other counties moving ahead with expanding vaccine eligibility “we want San Franciscans to have the same opportunity.” (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)