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Incoming San Francisco Unified School Board members Kevine Boggess, left, and Matt Alexander outside the district office on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

School board gets new faces, new energy

Come Jan. 8, the San Francisco school board will have two freshman…

Incoming San Francisco Unified School Board members Kevine Boggess, left, and Matt Alexander outside the district office on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Daly City Mayor Juslyn Manalo welcomed her daughter Juselle last week. (Photo courtesy city of Daly City)

Mayor ushers in second mayoral term with birth of second child

By Astrid Casimire Bay City News Foundation Just four day after being…

Daly City Mayor Juslyn Manalo welcomed her daughter Juselle last week. (Photo courtesy city of Daly City)
A woman’s car fell off a cliff and onto the beach at San Francisco’s Fort Funston, pictured here. (Courtesy National Park Service)

Woman seriously injured after car goes off cliff at Fort Funston

A woman whose car went off a cliff onto the beach at…

A woman’s car fell off a cliff and onto the beach at San Francisco’s Fort Funston, pictured here. (Courtesy National Park Service)
The Tenderloin has many residents who sleep overnight in tents. Here, a small encampment on Golden Gate Avenue on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 16, 2020. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/S.F. Examiner)

Tenderloin non-profit hands out Christmas Eve meals to unhoused residents

Three thousand pounds of prime rib from San Francisco’s House of Prime…

The Tenderloin has many residents who sleep overnight in tents. Here, a small encampment on Golden Gate Avenue on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 16, 2020. (Photo by Ekevara Kitpowsong/S.F. Examiner)
J Church line trains began running again on Dec. 19, 2020 between Balboa Park Station and Church and Duboce. The line is the first to resume service after a lengthy shutdown prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic and widespread mechanical issues in the Metro subway. (Samantha Laurey/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFMTA annual report: 2020 leaves a ‘radically changed’ agency

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency annual report describes this year as…

J Church line trains began running again on Dec. 19, 2020 between Balboa Park Station and Church and Duboce. The line is the first to resume service after a lengthy shutdown prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic and widespread mechanical issues in the Metro subway. (Samantha Laurey/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
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Golden Gate Bridge board votes to rescind layoffs — as long as the stimulus bill is signed

By Kate Selig Bay City News Foundation The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Data shows San Francisco police issued only five speeding citations in the Tenderloin in 2019, and have issued only three so far this year. <ins>(Ekevara Kitpowsong/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

SFPD issues few speeding tickets in the Tenderloin despite traffic safety concerns

Neighborhood considered one The City’s most dangerous for pedestrians

Data shows San Francisco police issued only five speeding citations in the Tenderloin in 2019, and have issued only three so far this year. <ins>(Ekevara Kitpowsong/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
A police officer aids Loki in a rescue after the dog fell down a cliff in North Beach. (Courtesy photo)

Police, firefighters rescue dog named Loki from tumble down North Beach cliff

San Francisco police and firefighters on Wednesday night rescued a dog named…

A police officer aids Loki in a rescue after the dog fell down a cliff in North Beach. (Courtesy photo)
Taxi drivers protested outside City Hall on Wednesday calling for loan forbearance and financial help. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Taxi cab caravan calls on city officials to provide more relief

Drivers ask for debt relief and an extension of loan forbearance

Taxi drivers protested outside City Hall on Wednesday calling for loan forbearance and financial help. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Brian Calle, publisher of LA Weekly, is behind the purchase of The Marina Times. (Courtesy photo)

LA Weekly owners buy Marina Times, Village Voice

The owners of LA Weekly have bought San Francisco’s Marina Times, the…

Brian Calle, publisher of LA Weekly, is behind the purchase of The Marina Times. (Courtesy photo)
Newsha Ajami is a senior research associate at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment. (Courtesy Stanford University)

Breed appoints hydrologist Newsha Ajami to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

Mayor London Breed on Wednesday appointed Newsha Ajami, director of Urban Water…

Newsha Ajami is a senior research associate at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment. (Courtesy Stanford University)
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City offers free, 2-day Mission District pop-up COVID-19 testing ahead of holidays

Amid an unprecedented statewide surge of COVID-19, San Francisco officials on Tuesday…

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UCSF is planning a major expansion at its Parnassus Heights campus in District 5 that will add an additional 1.5 million square feet. (Courtesy photo)

Preston calls for hearing on UCSF Inner Sunset expansion

Supervisor Dean Preston on Tuesday called for a hearing on the planned…

UCSF is planning a major expansion at its Parnassus Heights campus in District 5 that will add an additional 1.5 million square feet. (Courtesy photo)
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted on a resolution urging the school district to reopen schools. <ins>(Examiner screenshot)</ins>

Supervisors urge school district to reopen

Board calls for plan to get students back in classrooms

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted on a resolution urging the school district to reopen schools. <ins>(Examiner screenshot)</ins>
Thousands of travelers are flying for Christmas, despite restrictions. (Courtesy)

Thousands fly through SFO before holidays, despite statewide stay-at-home order

Travelers returning or visiting San Francisco from outside the Bay Area now face a 10-day quarantine

Thousands of travelers are flying for Christmas, despite restrictions. (Courtesy)
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CHP investigating HWY 101 shooting that killed man, injured another

One man died and another was injured in a shooting on U.S.…

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Police lights (Courtesy photo)

92-year-old woman suffers life-threatening injuries after hit-and-run

The driver told officers he thought he had struck an object, he was later arrested

Police lights (Courtesy photo)
An affordable housing project is planned in the Sunset District. (Courtesy map)

Affordable housing project planned for Sunset District families

The Sunset District could get a 100 percent affordable housing project with…

An affordable housing project is planned in the Sunset District. (Courtesy map)
Blue & Gold Fleet could soon discontinue some service to Angel Island, although other ferry companies will still serve it. <ins>(Shutterstock)</ins>

Some San Francisco ferries could stop running to Angel Island and Tiburon

Blue & Gold Fleet says declining revenue, increasing operating costs make routes untenable

Blue & Gold Fleet could soon discontinue some service to Angel Island, although other ferry companies will still serve it. <ins>(Shutterstock)</ins>
The J Church line is running again on surface streests between Church and Duboce streets and Balboa Park Station. (Samantha Laurey/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

J Church train returns to city streets

Quiet Saturday rollout the start of a gradual resumption of rail service

The J Church line is running again on surface streests between Church and Duboce streets and Balboa Park Station. (Samantha Laurey/ Special to S.F. Examiner)