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Giants manager Bruce Bochy, seen here in 2017. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants call up outfield prospect Austin Slater

AT&T PARK -- After two years of fans clamoring, the San Francisco…

Giants manager Bruce Bochy, seen here in 2017. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)
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Fireworks spark grass fire near Highway 280

San Francisco fire officials report that fireworks sparked a two-alarm fire at…

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A person walks on stilts for the Pride parade in San Francisco, on Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Fill the dance card: Your Pride 2018 calendar

From reports of multiple gay-bashings in Northern California to rapacious corporations like…

A person walks on stilts for the Pride parade in San Francisco, on Sunday, June 25, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Madison Bumgarner, seen here in 2017, got the walk-off single on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Giants lose to Miami Marlins after Madison Bumgarner’s ejection

For all his fiery outbursts and confrontations, Madison Bumgarner had never been…

Madison Bumgarner, seen here in 2017, got the walk-off single on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/2017 Special to S.F. Examiner)
Board of Supervisors President meets with supporters during an Election Day luncheon outside John's Grill in San Francisco on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Breed’s lead increases to 1,580 votes in San Francisco’s mayoral race

Board of Supervisors President London Breed widened her lead Sunday over former…

Board of Supervisors President meets with supporters during an Election Day luncheon outside John's Grill in San Francisco on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Police shoot “fleeing” man in North Beach

San Francisco police shot a man during a foot chase on a…

Matt Olson, pictured Sept. 6 against the Angels, hit a home run against the Royals on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Matt Olson homers twice, Frankie Montas impressive again

Before the Oakland A’s embarked on their two-city mini trip, manager Bob…

Matt Olson, pictured Sept. 6 against the Angels, hit a home run against the Royals on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Rep. Jeff Denham  during a hearing on Capitol Hill on Feb. 26, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Pete Marovich/TNS)

Allow ‘Dreamers’ to enlist in military for citizenship, House members urge

WASHINGTON — “Dreamers” should be able to enlist in the military and…

Rep. Jeff Denham  during a hearing on Capitol Hill on Feb. 26, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Pete Marovich/TNS)

SF Meth dealer sentenced to 10 years prison

A man convicted of selling methamphetamines in San Francisco was sentenced in…

Acting CIA Director Gina Haspel's confirmation hearing is scheduled for Wednesday morning. (CIA/TNS)

Judicial, CIA nominations highlight may congressional agenda

WASHINGTON — As Congress returns this week for a work period that…

Acting CIA Director Gina Haspel's confirmation hearing is scheduled for Wednesday morning. (CIA/TNS)
Lucia Rosas, from Veracruz, holds 4-month old Jesus as they wait while seeking asylum at the Chaparral border area on May 1, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. (Alejandro Tamayo/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)

One-third of asylum seekers from caravan enter US

TIJUANA, Mexico — Several dozen more Central American immigrants were called into…

Lucia Rosas, from Veracruz, holds 4-month old Jesus as they wait while seeking asylum at the Chaparral border area on May 1, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico. (Alejandro Tamayo/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)
Attorney David Buckel speaks at a news conference after a New Jersey state appellate court heard arguments in a gay-marriage case on December 7, 2004, in Trenton, N.J. Buckel set himself on fire near ball fields and left behind a note explaining that his suicide was intended as a wakeup call about the environment. (April Saul/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)

Gay-rights pioneer David Buckel mourned in NY after suicide

NEW YORK — A legal colleague of the gay rights lawyer who…

Attorney David Buckel speaks at a news conference after a New Jersey state appellate court heard arguments in a gay-marriage case on December 7, 2004, in Trenton, N.J. Buckel set himself on fire near ball fields and left behind a note explaining that his suicide was intended as a wakeup call about the environment. (April Saul/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)
Andre Young, 25, leads a march during a Day of Action protest in downtown Sacramento hosted by Black Lives Matter Sacramento and the Anti Police-Terror Project in Sacramento, Calif., on April 4, 2018. (Renee C. Byer/Sacramento Bee/TNS)

After Sacramento police muted body camera during Stephon Clark shooting, department mandates officers keep microphones on

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Sacramento Police Department has ordered officers to keep…

Andre Young, 25, leads a march during a Day of Action protest in downtown Sacramento hosted by Black Lives Matter Sacramento and the Anti Police-Terror Project in Sacramento, Calif., on April 4, 2018. (Renee C. Byer/Sacramento Bee/TNS)
Miles Amos scored 21 points in Stuart Hall’s loss to View Park of Los Angeles in the CIF Division IV Championship Game on Friday (Courtesy Jemima Scott/Convent & Stuart Hall)

Bright future ahead for SF high school hoops

With the CIF State Championships wrapping up over the past weekend, the…

Miles Amos scored 21 points in Stuart Hall’s loss to View Park of Los Angeles in the CIF Division IV Championship Game on Friday (Courtesy Jemima Scott/Convent & Stuart Hall)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry pushes the ball down the court against the LA Clippers at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, on February 22, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Homecourt advantage doesn’t matter, Warriors getting Steph healthy is top priority

The Golden State Warriors are having another fantastic season, well on their…

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry pushes the ball down the court against the LA Clippers at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, on February 22, 2018. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) celebrates a touchdown with Daniel Kilgore against the Seattle Seahawks at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on November 26, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

49ers bring back Garoppolo’s guy, Daniel Kilgore, on three-year deal

Daniel Kilgore has played for the 49ers his entire career, which began…

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) celebrates a touchdown with Daniel Kilgore against the Seattle Seahawks at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on November 26, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Jared Fogle at the June 2015 premiere of Disney-Pixar's "Inside Out" in Hollywood. (Photo by Andreas Branch/Patrick McMullan Co./Sipa USA/TNS)

Federal judge denies ex-Subway pitchman Jared Fogle’s request for early prison release

An Indiana federal judge denied disgraced ex-Subway pitchman Jared Fogle’s request for…

Jared Fogle at the June 2015 premiere of Disney-Pixar's "Inside Out" in Hollywood. (Photo by Andreas Branch/Patrick McMullan Co./Sipa USA/TNS)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu inspects guard of honor at his ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, on Jan. 15 in New Delhi, India. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is on a six-day visit during which he holds extensive talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, as the beginning of a new era of friendship between the two nations. (Ajay Aggarwal/Hindustan Times/Sipa USA/TNS )

Netanyahu backs Trump on Iran ultimatum to European leaders

TEL AVIV, Israel – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said world leaders…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu inspects guard of honor at his ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, on Jan. 15 in New Delhi, India. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is on a six-day visit during which he holds extensive talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, as the beginning of a new era of friendship between the two nations. (Ajay Aggarwal/Hindustan Times/Sipa USA/TNS )
Kevin Durant, seen here Nov. 13th, saved the day for the Warriors on Saturday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

What we learned from the Warriors’ thrilling win over the Raptors

After stunning the Toronto Raptors with an 81-point first half, the Golden…

Kevin Durant, seen here Nov. 13th, saved the day for the Warriors on Saturday. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
President Donald Trump speaks during a prison reform roundtable on Thursday, after his Oval Office meeting on a proposed immigration package.

Trump rejects bipartisan deal for ‘Dreamers’

WASHINGTON — Bipartisan negotiators hoping to resolve the standoff over so-called Dreamers…

President Donald Trump speaks during a prison reform roundtable on Thursday, after his Oval Office meeting on a proposed immigration package.