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City Administrator Naomi Kelly, who has denied bribery allegations made against her husband, will leave the office on Feb. 1. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Naomi Kelly resigns as SF city administrator amid corruption scandal

City Administrator Naomi Kelly tendered her resignation Tuesday after federal authorities charged…

City Administrator Naomi Kelly, who has denied bribery allegations made against her husband, will leave the office on Feb. 1. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The UCSF Parnassus campus is set to receive an upgrade and expansion that includes a new hospital. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City lacks the power to enforce deal with UCSF over Parnassus campus expansion

Supervisors seek more time to negotiate community benefits

The UCSF Parnassus campus is set to receive an upgrade and expansion that includes a new hospital. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Prentice Earl Sanders was a member of the San Francisco Police Department from 1964 through 2003. He became the first African American chief of the department in 2002. (Courtesy SFPD).

Prentice Earl Sanders, San Francisco’s first Black police chief, dies

Prentice Earl Sanders, the first Black chief of the San Francisco Police…

Prentice Earl Sanders was a member of the San Francisco Police Department from 1964 through 2003. He became the first African American chief of the department in 2002. (Courtesy SFPD).
A view of the former barracks of the Angel Island Immigration Station. (Courtesy Russell Nauman, AIISF)

Ferry to Angel Island provides a direct route to history

Advocates say loss of service from SF will make it hard to visit key Chinese immigration site

A view of the former barracks of the Angel Island Immigration Station. (Courtesy Russell Nauman, AIISF)
The UCSF Parnassus campus will see improvements including a new hospital. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Affordability remains a concern for UCSF housing plan

University to build more than 1,200 units of housing as part of massive Parnassus campus expansion

The UCSF Parnassus campus will see improvements including a new hospital. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Private vehicles were banned from much of Market Street in January 2020, causing bike ridership on the street to increase by 25 percent and transit efficiency by as much as 12 percent. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFMTA board approves new Better Market Street legislation

Advocates say traffic safety improvements don’t go far enough to make up for lost bikeway

Private vehicles were banned from much of Market Street in January 2020, causing bike ridership on the street to increase by 25 percent and transit efficiency by as much as 12 percent. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Larry Yee cropped (Courtesy Mayor's Office)

Mayor taps Chinatown leader for Police Commission

Mayor London Breed announced on Friday she nominated Larry Yee to the…

Larry Yee cropped (Courtesy Mayor's Office)
Gov. Gavin Newsom sent a budget proposal to the state legislature that allocates additional funding for schools. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times)

Newsom’s budget proposal could be a ‘game changer’ for schools

New funding included for reopening, learning loss, mental health

Gov. Gavin Newsom sent a budget proposal to the state legislature that allocates additional funding for schools. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times)
SFPD Crime

Tenderloin shooting kills 37-year-old man

Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Thursday night in San…

SFPD Crime
Supervisor Shamann Walton, elected in 2018 to represent District 10, became the new president of the Board of Supervisors on Friday.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Shamann Walton becomes next Board of Supervisors president

District 10 Supervisor Shamann Walton became the next president of the Board…

Supervisor Shamann Walton, elected in 2018 to represent District 10, became the new president of the Board of Supervisors on Friday.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF to pay $1.2M over death of missing woman found in hospital stairway

San Francisco has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Jace Young (Courtesy)

Suspect arrested in Fourth of July killing of 6-year-old boy

James Harbor, 18, arrested in slaying of Jace Young

Jace Young (Courtesy)
The San Francisco Unified School District is working toward returning some students to campus, but has not set a clear date for when that will occur. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

City schools losing students

Causes remain unclear, but some families may be leaving town altogether

The San Francisco Unified School District is working toward returning some students to campus, but has not set a clear date for when that will occur. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Malia Cohen, a former city supervisor and chair of the California State Board of Equalization, was appointed to the Police Commission last August. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Former supervisor, ex-public defender to lead SF Police Commission

Oversight body elects Malia Cohen and Cindy Elias to leadership positions

Malia Cohen, a former city supervisor and chair of the California State Board of Equalization, was appointed to the Police Commission last August. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Police released this image of the loaded pistol allegedly found in the blue sedan pursued by officers. (Courtesy SFPD)

Shooting suspects arrested after SF police chase

Two shooting suspects have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after…

Police released this image of the loaded pistol allegedly found in the blue sedan pursued by officers. (Courtesy SFPD)
With a score of 75, San Francisco’s streets got a “good” rating from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco roads in ‘good’ condition

A 10-year program to make streets smoother reaches its primary goals

With a score of 75, San Francisco’s streets got a “good” rating from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
State Sen. Scott Wiener, a former deputy city attorney in the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, was named as a candidate for Attorney General by the California Legislative LGBTQ Caucus on Tuesday. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Senator Scott Wiener’s name floated for state Attorney General

East Bay Assemblymember Rob Bonta also has strong backing

State Sen. Scott Wiener, a former deputy city attorney in the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, was named as a candidate for Attorney General by the California Legislative LGBTQ Caucus on Tuesday. (Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Diego Rivera’s 1931 “The Making of a Fresco Showing the Building of a City” is at the San Francisco Art Institute. (Courtesy SFAI)

Supervisors move to protect Art Institute Diego Rivera mural

Supervisor Aaron Peskin introduced legislation Tuesday to landmark the San Francisco Art…

Diego Rivera’s 1931 “The Making of a Fresco Showing the Building of a City” is at the San Francisco Art Institute. (Courtesy SFAI)
Manny Yekutiel, owner of Manny’s, was approved for a seat on San Francisco’s transit board on Tuesday, along with Fiona Hinze. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Supes approve two SFMTA directors despite pushback about lack of Latino representation

Fiona Hinze and Manny Yekutiel will complete the seven-person board

Manny Yekutiel, owner of Manny’s, was approved for a seat on San Francisco’s transit board on Tuesday, along with Fiona Hinze. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Troy McAlister appeared for his arraignment at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco on Tuesday. McAlister is accused of killing two women after speeding through a stoplight in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood in a stolen car on New Year’s Eve. (Pool photo by Jessica Christian/San Francisco Chronicle)

Judge orders detention for parolee in deadly hit and run

Troy McAlister pleads not guilty to felony charges

Troy McAlister appeared for his arraignment at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco on Tuesday. McAlister is accused of killing two women after speeding through a stoplight in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood in a stolen car on New Year’s Eve. (Pool photo by Jessica Christian/San Francisco Chronicle)