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Dean Preston, pictured at a campaign rally in 2020, introduced a resolution to the Board of Supervisors backing Assembly Bill 20. (Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)

Supes back bill banning corporate campaign contributions

AB 20 would prohibit businesses from donating directly to political candidates

Dean Preston, pictured at a campaign rally in 2020, introduced a resolution to the Board of Supervisors backing Assembly Bill 20. (Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F Examiner)
A surveillance still captured shots fired near Montgomery and Market streets on Oct. 2, 2020. (Via court records)

Man pleads to gun charge in Market Street shooting

A 48-year-old man has taken a plea deal after federal authorities accused…

A surveillance still captured shots fired near Montgomery and Market streets on Oct. 2, 2020. (Via court records)
Vice President Kamala Harris and California Gov. Gavin Newsom take a walking tour of the East Bay Municipal Utility District’s Upper San Leandro Water Treatment Plant on Monday, April 5, 2021, in Oakland, Calif. In her first visit to since the Oakland native became vice president, Harris will discuss topics including water infrastructure and small business. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Harris touts infrastructure plan — and Newsom — in Oakland visit

Noah Bierman Los Angeles Times Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday gave…

Vice President Kamala Harris and California Gov. Gavin Newsom take a walking tour of the East Bay Municipal Utility District’s Upper San Leandro Water Treatment Plant on Monday, April 5, 2021, in Oakland, Calif. In her first visit to since the Oakland native became vice president, Harris will discuss topics including water infrastructure and small business. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man faces attempted murder charges over shooting with AR-15 style rifle

Suspect in violent road-rage incident had recently been released from prison

San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
(Examiner file photo)

Scaled-back Sunday Streets to return this month

Events seek to welcome visitors and create more open space in communities hardest hit by pandemic

(Examiner file photo)
A pedestrian crosses Shotwell Street, a Slow Street in the Mission District, on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFMTA board to discuss nine new Slow Streets in ‘historically underserved’ neighborhoods

Agency says recommendations result from targeted, community-level outreach

A pedestrian crosses Shotwell Street, a Slow Street in the Mission District, on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
An SFPD logo on a police car outside the new Portola Substation on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Elderly pedestrian killed by driver in SoMa hit and run

An elderly pedestrian has died of his injuries after being struck by…

An SFPD logo on a police car outside the new Portola Substation on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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Supervisors call for rent relief funds to target small landlords, affordable housing providers

With $54.4 million in federal rent relief funds to distribute, several San…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A new director is expected to be named soon for the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City expected to announce new homeless department head shortly

Mayor London Breed is expected to announce a new director for the…

A new director is expected to be named soon for the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Dr. Vincent Matthews, superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District, (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD superintendent agrees to postpone departure

Superintendent Vincent Matthews will postpone his resignation from San Francisco Unified School…

Dr. Vincent Matthews, superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District, (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Behavioral health professionals and paramedics on Street Crisis Response Teams are handling non-violent mental health calls instead of police under a San Francisco Department of Public Health pilot program.<ins> (Courtesy San Francisco Fire Department via Twitter)</ins>

SF expands civilian response to mental health 911 calls

Program adds new Bayview team but falls short of goals

Behavioral health professionals and paramedics on Street Crisis Response Teams are handling non-violent mental health calls instead of police under a San Francisco Department of Public Health pilot program.<ins> (Courtesy San Francisco Fire Department via Twitter)</ins>
MedMen, depicted in a rendering for its proposed Union Street location, is the latest cannabis dispensary to be approved in San Francisco. (Courtesy photo)

Cannabis chain cleared to open Cow Hollow dispensary

A national cannabis retail chain has been cleared to open a new…

MedMen, depicted in a rendering for its proposed Union Street location, is the latest cannabis dispensary to be approved in San Francisco. (Courtesy photo)
Increased BART service, including a new South Bay connection, could be in the works under President Biden’s proposal.<ins></ins>

Bay Area transit poised to benefit from Biden infrastructure bill

Capital projects could come ‘off the shelf’ with federal funding

Increased BART service, including a new South Bay connection, could be in the works under President Biden’s proposal.<ins></ins>
An Uber driver waits in traffic near a Yellow Taxi at San Francisco International Airport on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
An Uber driver waits in traffic near a Yellow Taxi at San Francisco International Airport on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Father Greg Bonfiglio says St. Ignatius Church is holding Easter Sunday services outdoors to safely accommodate as many people as possible. The church also will livestream mass, with an expected congregation of nearly 1,000 online parishioners. <ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Easter service at SF churches looks different in the pandemic

Parishes turn to the outdoors, internet for holiday mass

Father Greg Bonfiglio says St. Ignatius Church is holding Easter Sunday services outdoors to safely accommodate as many people as possible. The church also will livestream mass, with an expected congregation of nearly 1,000 online parishioners. <ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
SFMTA partnered with local artists to create murals on the bike and pedestrian lane barricades (Courtesy of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency)

SFMTA to unveil street safety improvements in the Bayview

Supervisor Walton says there’s still ‘a lot of work to do’

SFMTA partnered with local artists to create murals on the bike and pedestrian lane barricades (Courtesy of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency)
As more and more people continue to get vaccinated, California’s COVID restrictions are loosening, allowing more people to gather. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Indoor events can return in California later this month as COVID-19 conditions improve

By Luke Money Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — California will allow…

As more and more people continue to get vaccinated, California’s COVID restrictions are loosening, allowing more people to gather. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
BART board director Lateefah Simon speaks at a news conference for BART’s anti-sexual harassment Not One More Girl campaign at West Oakland BART station on Friday, April 2, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

BART launches campaign against gender-based violence

#NotOneMoreGirl seeks to combat sexual harassment on public transit

BART board director Lateefah Simon speaks at a news conference for BART’s anti-sexual harassment Not One More Girl campaign at West Oakland BART station on Friday, April 2, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)

SF man killed in Bayview shooting

A 54-year-old man was shot and killed Thursday afternoon in the Bayview,…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)
A father holds his daughter as they enter Oakland Coliseum before the Oakland Athletics play against the Houston Astros on Thursday, April 1, 2021. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)

PHOTOS: Fans return to Oakland Coliseum to cheer on A’s

Oakland A’s fans cheered, booed (the Astros) and banged the drums like…

A father holds his daughter as they enter Oakland Coliseum before the Oakland Athletics play against the Houston Astros on Thursday, April 1, 2021. (Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner)