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Epiphany Dance Theater’s Kim Ip, left, and Lydia Clinton are participants in San Francisco Trolley Dances; this weekend marks the 18th annual event. (Courtesy Amani Photography)

Trolley and aerial dance to hit SF streets this weekend

Flyaway Productions and Epiphany Dance Theater present free public works

  • Oct 11, 2021
Epiphany Dance Theater’s Kim Ip, left, and Lydia Clinton are participants in San Francisco Trolley Dances; this weekend marks the 18th annual event. (Courtesy Amani Photography)
With rents sky high, affordable housing has become the chief expense for most students, especially those attending community college in San Francisco. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Newsom vetoes game-changer bill for 150,000 college students

Governor denies huge expansion of the Cal Grant, the state’s main financial aid tool

  • Oct 11, 2021
With rents sky high, affordable housing has become the chief expense for most students, especially those attending community college in San Francisco. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The Clement Street Farmers Market is popular among residents in the Richmond. (Clara Mokri/New York Times)

How one San Francisco street survived the pandemic

Self-contained nature of Clement offers a window into how cities may change in the next few years

  • Oct 11, 2021
The Clement Street Farmers Market is popular among residents in the Richmond. (Clara Mokri/New York Times)
Packers kicker Mason Crosby, left, hit a 49-yard field goal in overtime to beat the Bengals. It was his fourth attempt at a game-winning field goal on Sunday. (Courtesy New York Times)

What we learned from week 5 in the NFL Season

Imagine being Mason Crosby, trotting onto the field for a fourth attempt at a game-winning field goal

  • Oct 11, 2021
Packers kicker Mason Crosby, left, hit a 49-yard field goal in overtime to beat the Bengals. It was his fourth attempt at a game-winning field goal on Sunday. (Courtesy New York Times)
The 49ers lost a tough game at Arizona Sunday, 17-10, but San Francisco saw a good amount of teamwork develop.<ins> (Courtesy San Francisco49ers)</ins>

Niners lose to Cardinals: Here’s what we learned

Trey Lance made his debut as an NFL quarterback in the 49ers’…

The 49ers lost a tough game at Arizona Sunday, 17-10, but San Francisco saw a good amount of teamwork develop.<ins> (Courtesy San Francisco49ers)</ins>
Rookie quarterback Trey Lance came up short in his first career start, losing to the Cardinals 17-10 in a road loss. (Courtesy of the 49ers)

49ers fall to the Cardinals, 17-10: Lance shows promise

Rookie QB flashed talent and inexperience in the loss

Rookie quarterback Trey Lance came up short in his first career start, losing to the Cardinals 17-10 in a road loss. (Courtesy of the 49ers)
A red flag fire warning, with high winds expected, has been issued for much of the Bay Area, including the East Bay Hills, pictured in the distance from a residential neighborhood on the Peninsula. (Shutterstock)

Red flag fire warning issued for Bay Area: High winds starting Sunday night

Forecasters issued a red flag warning for Sunday night into Tuesday evening,…

A red flag fire warning, with high winds expected, has been issued for much of the Bay Area, including the East Bay Hills, pictured in the distance from a residential neighborhood on the Peninsula. (Shutterstock)
Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford snags a line drive during an NLDS Game 2 loss to the Dodgers at Oracle Park Saturday. (Chris Victorio/ Special to The Examiner)
Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford snags a line drive during an NLDS Game 2 loss to the Dodgers at Oracle Park Saturday. (Chris Victorio/ Special to The Examiner)

After a tough loss, what’s next for the Giants? Los Angeles

‘It is a heated battle, but … it’s also a lot of fun’

Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford snags a line drive during an NLDS Game 2 loss to the Dodgers at Oracle Park Saturday. (Chris Victorio/ Special to The Examiner)
Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford snags a line drive during an NLDS Game 2 loss to the Dodgers at Oracle Park Saturday. (Chris Victorio/ Special to The Examiner)
San Francisco Giants pitcher Kevin Gausman (34) starts against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of the NLDS at Oracle Park on October 9, 2021 in San Francisco California. Photography by Chris Victorio / Special to The Examiner

Dodgers storm back to feast on Giants pitching, tie NLDS

San Francisco loses home-field advantage after 107 regular season wins

San Francisco Giants pitcher Kevin Gausman (34) starts against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of the NLDS at Oracle Park on October 9, 2021 in San Francisco California. Photography by Chris Victorio / Special to The Examiner
Excited Giants fans rally for Game 1 of the NLDS between the Giants and the Dodgers at Oracle Park Friday. (Chris Victorio/Special to The Examiner)

Bedlam at the ballpark: Giants postseason sure feels familiar

‘It was so awesome seeing the orange towels and all that stuff. It was sweet.’

Excited Giants fans rally for Game 1 of the NLDS between the Giants and the Dodgers at Oracle Park Friday. (Chris Victorio/Special to The Examiner)
Giants pitcher Logan Webb turned in a gem against Dodgers in Game 1 of the NLDS at Oracle Park Friday, striking out 10 on the way to the win. (Chris Victorio/Special to The Examiner)

Giants win! Logan Webb dominates against the Dodgers

SF beats LA 4-0 in Game 1 of the NLDS

Giants pitcher Logan Webb turned in a gem against Dodgers in Game 1 of the NLDS at Oracle Park Friday, striking out 10 on the way to the win. (Chris Victorio/Special to The Examiner)
City planners have begun hosting community outreach sessions to get input about a Caltrain station in the works for the Bayview District. (Kevin N. Hume/Examiner file)

A new Caltrain station in the Bayview: Here’s the plan

The City is studying three potential locations

City planners have begun hosting community outreach sessions to get input about a Caltrain station in the works for the Bayview District. (Kevin N. Hume/Examiner file)
The Giants have used data this season to keep sluggers like Kris Bryant focused on swinging at the right pitches. (Chris Victorio/Special to The Examiner)

How the Giants hacked their way to a division title using data

Using digital tools, analytics and brains, San Francisco outpaced every team in baseball

The Giants have used data this season to keep sluggers like Kris Bryant focused on swinging at the right pitches. (Chris Victorio/Special to The Examiner)
Buena Vista Horace Mann School in the Mission has been the subject of multiple formal complaints about hazardous facilities. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
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Rat-infested Mission District school may soon get desperately needed repairs

‘This school is on its last legs and needs attention now’

Buena Vista Horace Mann School in the Mission has been the subject of multiple formal complaints about hazardous facilities. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
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Is Trey Lance ready to lead the 49ers on the road? We may find out this Sunday, as San Francisco takes on Arizona in the desert. (Courtesy of the San Francisco 49ers)

Can the 49ers win in Arizona? A look back reveals the future

By Mychael Urban Special to The Examiner The consecutive home losses prior…

  • Oct 8, 2021
Is Trey Lance ready to lead the 49ers on the road? We may find out this Sunday, as San Francisco takes on Arizona in the desert. (Courtesy of the San Francisco 49ers)
San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria says he thinks the Division Series is too early to play the Dodgers, given they were the two best teams in the National League. (Chris Victorio/Special to The Examiner)

Longoria: It’s too early in the playoffs to face the Dodgers

By Christopher Haft Special to The Examiner Evan Longoria said teams that…

  • Oct 8, 2021
San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria says he thinks the Division Series is too early to play the Dodgers, given they were the two best teams in the National League. (Chris Victorio/Special to The Examiner)
California investigators first encountered Gary Maynard in July as they responded to a wildfire on the slopes of Mt. Shasta. (Max Whittaker, New York Times)

An expert on the criminal mind, now he’s suspected in an arson spree

Gary Maynard, a criminology professor who specializes in deviancy, linked to California wildfires

  • Oct 8, 2021
California investigators first encountered Gary Maynard in July as they responded to a wildfire on the slopes of Mt. Shasta. (Max Whittaker, New York Times)
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, pictured at a news conference at the Capitol in Washington on Sept. 30, has been an effective legislative operator throughout her career.<ins> (Jason Andrew/New York Times)</ins>

Democrats are angry at Nancy Pelosi for the wrong reasons

The problem for Democrats is that there are not enough of them

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, pictured at a news conference at the Capitol in Washington on Sept. 30, has been an effective legislative operator throughout her career.<ins> (Jason Andrew/New York Times)</ins>
An air monitoring station at All Good Pizza that is part of the Marie Harrison Bayview Air Monitoring Project on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021.
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Bayview air monitoring program helps residents breathe easier

‘We have a human right to have clean air and clean water, period’

An air monitoring station at All Good Pizza that is part of the Marie Harrison Bayview Air Monitoring Project on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021.
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Manny Yekutiel, owner of Manny’s cafe, said growing up in an insulated environment gave him “a deep, deep curiosity about the world.”
Kevin N. Hume/ The Examiner

Man in the Mission: Local politico serves coffee with a side of civics

‘I want people who work in political, nonprofit, and social justice to feel ownership of this space.’

Manny Yekutiel, owner of Manny’s cafe, said growing up in an insulated environment gave him “a deep, deep curiosity about the world.”
Kevin N. Hume/ The Examiner