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

Man, 72, robbed of camera in Financial District

An elderly man was struck on the head and had his camera…

San Francisco Police investigate a crash scene at Eighth and Folsom streets on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Residents at Sunnydale public housing will gain access to the internet under a new city-sponsored project. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Sunnydale, Potrero housing projects set to get city Wi-Fi

New system aims to bridge digital divide

Residents at Sunnydale public housing will gain access to the internet under a new city-sponsored project. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
BART has installed dispensers that provide free short stories to riders. (Courtesy BART)

BART distributing short stories for free at three stations

Looking for something to read on BART? The transit agency has installed…

BART has installed dispensers that provide free short stories to riders. (Courtesy BART)
(Tribune News Service)

City announces expanded efforts to vaccinate Chinatown seniors through mobile event

The city of San Francisco plans to vaccinate 1,000 senior citizens living…

(Tribune News Service)
(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man facing hate crime charge in Ingleside attack pleads not guilty

A 53-year-old man accused of yelling “go back to where you came…

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Agonafer Shiferaw waves the Ethiopian flag and welcomes the Eritrean side at the demonstration. (Jordi Molina/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Hundreds turn out to protest conflict in Ethiopia

Native Ethiopian and Eritreans and supporters showed up in downtown San Francisco…

Agonafer Shiferaw waves the Ethiopian flag and welcomes the Eritrean side at the demonstration. (Jordi Molina/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)
A cyclist rides through a green light for bicyclists while a car waits for the turn light at Second and Mission streets on Thursday, March 25, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

City unveils protected bike lane, other safety improvements on SoMa’s Second Street

Advocates applaud progress, call for further expansion of network

A cyclist rides through a green light for bicyclists while a car waits for the turn light at Second and Mission streets on Thursday, March 25, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
School Board Vice President Alison Collins has been the subject of widespread calls for her resignation since a parent active in a recall effort unearthed tweets in which she uses derogatory language toward Asian Americans. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

School board strips Alison Collins of titles, committees in vote of no confidence

The San Francisco school board voted 5-2 Thursday to strip Board member…

School Board Vice President Alison Collins has been the subject of widespread calls for her resignation since a parent active in a recall effort unearthed tweets in which she uses derogatory language toward Asian Americans. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Kenneth Humphrey smiles while speaking with members of the media alongside his attorney Anita Nabha following his release on bail in 2018. Humphreys’ case has proved pivotal to criminal justice reform in California, as it helped bring about a reassessment of how the state handles bail. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

CA Supreme Court rules judges must consider defendant’s ability to pay bail

The California Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in favor of upholding a…

Kenneth Humphrey smiles while speaking with members of the media alongside his attorney Anita Nabha following his release on bail in 2018. Humphreys’ case has proved pivotal to criminal justice reform in California, as it helped bring about a reassessment of how the state handles bail. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Parents and students gather for a “Zoom In” event at Midtown Terrace Park school to protest the slow progress toward returning city school to in-person learning. (Sebastian Miño-Bucheli / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Judge rejects city attorney’s request for a court order on school reopening

Lawsuit argued school district violated state law by failing to return students to classrooms

Parents and students gather for a “Zoom In” event at Midtown Terrace Park school to protest the slow progress toward returning city school to in-person learning. (Sebastian Miño-Bucheli / Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Medical Examiner's Office van on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Former lab worker arrested with evidence bag faces theft charges

A former lab worker for the Medical Examiner’s Office who was arrested…

The Medical Examiner's Office van on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Mayor London Breed on Thursday announced the launch of a program that will provide artists with a guaranteed basic income. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

SF launches guaranteed income pilot program for 130 artists

Task force to start discussing a larger effort

Mayor London Breed on Thursday announced the launch of a program that will provide artists with a guaranteed basic income. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
(Courtesy Port of San Francisco)

Historic Liberty Ship SS Jeremiah O’Brien returns to Pier 45

Tug boats towed the historic Liberty Ship SS Jeremiah O’Brien back to…

(Courtesy Port of San Francisco)
A woman has been charged with assault and battery in connection with an attack that occurred Monday near Polk and Clay streets.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

DA charges woman in series of Polk Street attacks

San Francisco prosecutors filed various charges Wednesday against a 43-year-old woman in…

A woman has been charged with assault and battery in connection with an attack that occurred Monday near Polk and Clay streets.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Hunters Point homeowners Theo and Victoria Ellington are among plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Hunters Point developers Lennar Corporation and FivePoint Holdings.<ins></ins>

Hunters Point Shipyard residents settle with developer after cleanup scandal

Developers of the Hunters Point Shipyard have agreed to pay $6.3 million…

Hunters Point homeowners Theo and Victoria Ellington are among plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Hunters Point developers Lennar Corporation and FivePoint Holdings.<ins></ins>
Janitors on strike and members of SEIU Local 87 hold a demonstration in front 101 California St. due to alleged unfair labor practices on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. (Jordi Molina/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)

More than 700 janitors strike, alleging unfair labor practices amid contract negotiations

More than 700 San Francisco janitors walked off the job Wednesday for…

Janitors on strike and members of SEIU Local 87 hold a demonstration in front 101 California St. due to alleged unfair labor practices on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. (Jordi Molina/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)
BART officials are voting on whether to approve contracts extended through 2025 for the transit system’s police officers and managers. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

BART board to vote on contract extension with law enforcement unions

Collective bargaining agreements codify the community ambassador program

BART officials are voting on whether to approve contracts extended through 2025 for the transit system’s police officers and managers. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
A San Francisco Superior Court jury convicted a man of sexual assault charges after an attack in October 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man convicted of sexual assault in ‘horrific’ attack on stranger

A San Francisco jury has convicted a man of numerous sexual assault…

A San Francisco Superior Court jury convicted a man of sexual assault charges after an attack in October 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
SF Pride organizers announced 2021 plans, which include in-person gatherings with safety protocols in place. <ins>(Mira Laing/S.F. Examiner file photo)</ins>

SF Pride 2021 to include in-person festivities

But parade, Civic Center celebration still on hold due to COVID

SF Pride organizers announced 2021 plans, which include in-person gatherings with safety protocols in place. <ins>(Mira Laing/S.F. Examiner file photo)</ins>
Bay Area transit agencies have struggled to coordinate schedules and integrate fares.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Legislation calls for seamless transportation network

Assemblymember Chiu’s bill would enable riders to use different systems and pay one fare

Bay Area transit agencies have struggled to coordinate schedules and integrate fares.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>