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Mayor London Breed speaks at a news conference across from the Moscone South COVID-19 Vaccination Site to announce people age 50 and older are now eligible to be vaccinated on Thursday, April 1, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF expects to vaccinate 80% of adults with first dose by next month

Officials warn residents to stay vigilant as cases slowly rise

Mayor London Breed speaks at a news conference across from the Moscone South COVID-19 Vaccination Site to announce people age 50 and older are now eligible to be vaccinated on Thursday, April 1, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Temperatures are expected to drop around the Bay Area (Courtesy National Weather Service Bay Area)

Warm SF weather won’t make it to the weekend

Rain in the cards as early as Sunday

Temperatures are expected to drop around the Bay Area (Courtesy National Weather Service Bay Area)
Police released images of the stabbing suspect (Courtesy SFPD)

Police seek suspect in unprovoked UN Plaza stabbing

San Francisco police are asking the public for help finding a suspect…

Police released images of the stabbing suspect (Courtesy SFPD)
The Giants to welcome fans — with a valid vaccine card. (Chris Victorio/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF Giants cleared to bring fans back to the ballpark

Attendees must show proof of vaccination or negative test results

The Giants to welcome fans — with a valid vaccine card. (Chris Victorio/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Karl Aguilar, a partner at Papenhausen Hardware in West Portal, says business is down, and it could be because Muni trains have stopped running in the area. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Without Muni Metro, businesses uncertain about future

Some merchants blame sales losses on lack of train service

Karl Aguilar, a partner at Papenhausen Hardware in West Portal, says business is down, and it could be because Muni trains have stopped running in the area. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Autumn Looijen and Siva Raj, who have children enrolled in public school, are heading up efforts to recall members of the San Francisco Unified School Board. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

School board recall effort begins gathering signatures

Organizers say officials failed to prioritize reopening schools

Autumn Looijen and Siva Raj, who have children enrolled in public school, are heading up efforts to recall members of the San Francisco Unified School Board. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
While activists support San Francisco’s ban on the sale of fur products, the fur industry has sued The City in an attempt to head off enforcement. (Shutterstock)

San Francisco ban on sale of fur products survives legal challenges

In a complaint that ridiculed San Francisco’s ban on the sale of…

While activists support San Francisco’s ban on the sale of fur products, the fur industry has sued The City in an attempt to head off enforcement. (Shutterstock)
A cyclist rides near multiple Muni buses along Market Street on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Collision along Market Street injures five, including police officer

Five people, including a San Francisco police officer, were hospitalized following a…

A cyclist rides near multiple Muni buses along Market Street on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Alison Collins, a candidate for the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education, speaks at a forum at the Potrero Hill Neighborhood Center on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Alison Collins sues school board colleagues after facing backlash over tweets

School board member Alison Collins is suing her fellow board members after…

Alison Collins, a candidate for the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education, speaks at a forum at the Potrero Hill Neighborhood Center on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
People line up to enter the Moscone South COVID-19 Vaccination Hub on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Appointments may be hard to come by as vaccine eligibility expands

California opens up doses to people aged 50 or older beginning Thursday

People line up to enter the Moscone South COVID-19 Vaccination Hub on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Announcing that federal money will come to San Francisco, Mayor London Breed said, “We are not going to need to lay off any employees. Instead we are able to make investments in our recovery.” <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Federal funding shrinks SF budget deficit to $23M

American Rescue Plan saves city from layoffs, deep service cuts

Announcing that federal money will come to San Francisco, Mayor London Breed said, “We are not going to need to lay off any employees. Instead we are able to make investments in our recovery.” <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Pedestrian killed in Outer Mission collision identified

San Francisco’s Medical Examiner’s Office on Tuesday identified a 79-year-old pedestrian killed…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner file photo)
State Sen. Scott Wiener wants to open up sheriff contests to all registered voters. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

California bill would lift restrictions on who can run for sheriff

Decades-old rules blamed for stifling criminal justice reform

State Sen. Scott Wiener wants to open up sheriff contests to all registered voters. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
San Francisco schools may alter several morning bell times this fall in a bid to save transportation costs. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SFUSD to streamline times kids start class in the morning

Changes to help district save money amid ‘budget crisis’

San Francisco schools may alter several morning bell times this fall in a bid to save transportation costs. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
SFPD investigates a double shooting that killed one Monday at 24th and Mission streets (Courtesy @dizz_h via Twitter)

Man killed in double shooting at 24th and Mission streets

A 30-year-old man was killed and another man was injured in a…

SFPD investigates a double shooting that killed one Monday at 24th and Mission streets (Courtesy @dizz_h via Twitter)
Nearly 4,000 San Francisco residents reached for a recent survey favor closing the Upper Great Highway indefinitely (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Closing Upper Great Highway for good is popular, survey finds

Going car-free would not come without impacts to traffic and transit

Nearly 4,000 San Francisco residents reached for a recent survey favor closing the Upper Great Highway indefinitely (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The San Francisco Giants are expecting to welcome some 8,000 fans at the 2021 home opener. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF Giants expect 8,000 fans at Oracle Park’s home opener

Season ticket holders get first dibs

The San Francisco Giants are expecting to welcome some 8,000 fans at the 2021 home opener. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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Four pedestrians struck by vehicle at Mission sideshow

Police in San Francisco are seeking a vehicle that fled after striking…

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Circus Camp at the Circus Center teaches arial stunts and tumbling, Courtesy of Fernando Gambaroni

Kids camps open up for summer fun, learning

Programs especially welcome following year of being shut in

Circus Camp at the Circus Center teaches arial stunts and tumbling, Courtesy of Fernando Gambaroni
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Motorcyclist killed in McLaren Park crash

Pedestrian also injured on same day in Mission

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