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The M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, which recently exhibited works by Calder and Picasso, is among the organizations offering free entry for qualified visitors as part of the Museums for All program. <ins>(Courtesy Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco)</ins>

City launches free museum access for low-income SF residents

San Francisco officials this week launched the citywide Museums for All program…

The M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, which recently exhibited works by Calder and Picasso, is among the organizations offering free entry for qualified visitors as part of the Museums for All program. <ins>(Courtesy Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco)</ins>
Members of El/La Para TransLatinas, pictured in 2018, support efforts to provide financial aid to low-income trans residents. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/Examiner file photo)</ins>

Pilot program would provide basic income to aid San Francisco’s transgender community

The movement to use guaranteed income as a tool to fight poverty…

Members of El/La Para TransLatinas, pictured in 2018, support efforts to provide financial aid to low-income trans residents. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/Examiner file photo)</ins>
Jennifer Collins and Erik Appel of Emeryville grab a copy of “Who Taught You to Love?” a part of the Pop-Up Magazine Sidewalk Issue in Hayes Valley on Friday, June 4, 2021.
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A multimedia magazine embedded in the streets of Hayes Valley

The live multimedia storytelling event Pop-Up Magazine has amassed a huge following…

Jennifer Collins and Erik Appel of Emeryville grab a copy of “Who Taught You to Love?” a part of the Pop-Up Magazine Sidewalk Issue in Hayes Valley on Friday, June 4, 2021.
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The Examiner
Modern web network and internet telecommunication technology, big data storage and cloud computing computer service business concept: 3D render illustration of the server room interior in datacenter in blue light
A major Internet disruption on June 8, 2021 may be linked to the SF firm, Fastly. Pictured is a modern data server center. (Examiner stock photo)

SF company may be responsible for major, global Internet outage

A San Francisco-based content delivery company may be responsible for an overnight…

Modern web network and internet telecommunication technology, big data storage and cloud computing computer service business concept: 3D render illustration of the server room interior in datacenter in blue light
A major Internet disruption on June 8, 2021 may be linked to the SF firm, Fastly. Pictured is a modern data server center. (Examiner stock photo)
Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at a COVID-19 update at the City College of San Francisco mass vaccination site in April. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)

Recall may come as early as September

By Laurel Rosenhall CalMatters Californians will almost certainly vote this year whether…

  • Jun 7, 2021
Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at a COVID-19 update at the City College of San Francisco mass vaccination site in April. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)
A section of one of the original Rainbow Pride flags designed by Gilbert Baker in 1978 that was recently uncovered on display at the GLBT Historical Society Museum in the Castro.<ins></ins>

Original, iconic rainbow flag finally comes home to San Francisco

An important part of San Francisco history is finally coming home. Thought…

A section of one of the original Rainbow Pride flags designed by Gilbert Baker in 1978 that was recently uncovered on display at the GLBT Historical Society Museum in the Castro.<ins></ins>
Over a dozen whales have washed up dead on Bay Area beaches recently, causing concern among marine conservationists. (Courtesy of Marine Mammal Center)

Wake to mark recent rash of Bay Area whale deaths

A wake to mark the deaths of a dozen whales that have…

Over a dozen whales have washed up dead on Bay Area beaches recently, causing concern among marine conservationists. (Courtesy of Marine Mammal Center)
Members of the Street Crisis Response Team speak with a person along Market Street. (Courtesy SFDPH)

San Francisco’s new homeless street teams make progress, garner praise

Shari Lachin works on one of San Francisco’s new street outreach teams…

Members of the Street Crisis Response Team speak with a person along Market Street. (Courtesy SFDPH)
Honey Mahogany was elected chair of the San Francisco Democratic Party last week. (Courtesy photo)

Honey Mahogany, SF Democratic Party’s first trans leader, has strong political ambitions

In 2016, an alum of RuPaul’s Drag Race named Honey Mahogany rallied…

Honey Mahogany was elected chair of the San Francisco Democratic Party last week. (Courtesy photo)
Anni Chung, executive director of Self-Help for the Elderly, shares information about safe habits for seniors. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)</ins>

Program to escort Asian American seniors expands

By Iris Kwok Examiner staff writer In an effort to help seniors…

  • Jun 2, 2021
Anni Chung, executive director of Self-Help for the Elderly, shares information about safe habits for seniors. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)</ins>
Lateef Gray, head of the Independent Investigations Bureau for the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, outside the DA’s Office headquarters on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)

Policing the police: Meet the man Chesa Boudin picked to investigate SFPD shootings

Lateef Gray never saw himself as a criminal prosecutor, having worked as…

Lateef Gray, head of the Independent Investigations Bureau for the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office, outside the DA’s Office headquarters on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)
Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru leaves U.S. District Court in San Francisco in January 2020. Corey Browning/Special to The Examiner

Embattled former S.F. official arrested in knife incident

Mohammed Nuru, the former San Francisco Public Works director targeted in a…

Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru leaves U.S. District Court in San Francisco in January 2020. Corey Browning/Special to The Examiner
Parents and students line up socially distanced before the first day of in-person learning at Bret Harte Elementary School on Monday, April 12, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Pandemic shines light on mental health crisis facing SF students

The pandemic didn’t cause the mental health crisis facing our youth. It…

Parents and students line up socially distanced before the first day of in-person learning at Bret Harte Elementary School on Monday, April 12, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Giants catcher Buster Posey (28) looks back to the bench during 3rd inning at Oracle Park on April 27, 2019 in San Francisco.

Did anyone think the Giants would be this good? It’s OK if you didn’t

By John Shinal Special to The Examiner It’s okay to be surprised,…

  • Jun 2, 2021
Giants catcher Buster Posey (28) looks back to the bench during 3rd inning at Oracle Park on April 27, 2019 in San Francisco.
Assemblymember Phil Ting speaks at a news conference in Chinatown on Monday, March 22, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Four things to know about the California budget deal

By Laurel Rosenhall CalMatters With a deluge of dollars flowing into California’s…

  • Jun 2, 2021
Assemblymember Phil Ting speaks at a news conference in Chinatown on Monday, March 22, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Mayor London Breed, pictured at a news conference in Union Square in May, announced her two-year budget on Tuesday. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

What you need to know about London Breed’s new budget proposal

Mayor London Breed announced her two-year city budget proposal at a Chinatown…

Mayor London Breed, pictured at a news conference in Union Square in May, announced her two-year budget on Tuesday. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Joyce Casares, 4, grabs a falafel salad from Gyros on Wheels as part of the SF New Deal food relief program in the community room at her affordable housing complex on Mission Bay Boulevard North. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)

Hunger to help: SF nonprofit provides food, saves restaurants in epic pandemic pivot

As word of the coronavirus spread early last year, Lenore Estrada saw…

Joyce Casares, 4, grabs a falafel salad from Gyros on Wheels as part of the SF New Deal food relief program in the community room at her affordable housing complex on Mission Bay Boulevard North. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)

Why summer school in California will prioritize fun and reconnecting students

By Diana Lambert EdSource Merced County Office of Education students will hike…

  • Jun 1, 2021
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s revised 2021-22 budget has limited information about the Unemployment Insurance Fund, which comprises debt the state is projected to owe to the federal government.<ins> (K.C. Alfred/The San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)</ins>
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s revised 2021-22 budget has limited information about the Unemployment Insurance Fund, which comprises debt the state is projected to owe to the federal government. (K.C. Alfred/The San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)

How will California repay its soaring unemployment debt?

By Dan Walter CalMatters A single paragraph on Page 180 of Gov.…

  • Jun 1, 2021
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s revised 2021-22 budget has limited information about the Unemployment Insurance Fund, which comprises debt the state is projected to owe to the federal government.<ins> (K.C. Alfred/The San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)</ins>
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s revised 2021-22 budget has limited information about the Unemployment Insurance Fund, which comprises debt the state is projected to owe to the federal government. (K.C. Alfred/The San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)
After what she called a “lonely” year, Ella Maoz got to see her Mission High School classmates at a recent graduation ceremony rehearsal. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)

‘Senioritis’ is worse than ever for this year’s high school graduates

‘It’s hard to let go of something you never got to finish’

After what she called a “lonely” year, Ella Maoz got to see her Mission High School classmates at a recent graduation ceremony rehearsal. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)