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Top SF Examiner covers of 2017

Top SF Examiner covers of 2017

Check out our top cover spreads of the year chosen by the…

Top SF Examiner covers of 2017
Pianist Vijay Iyer’s album “Far From Over” is among the year’s most notable jazz recordings.

A recap of the best jazz albums of 2017

In a year when disaster seemed only a tweet away, music seemed…

Pianist Vijay Iyer’s album “Far From Over” is among the year’s most notable jazz recordings.
Kevin Durant, seen here on November 13th. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kevin Durant kisses fan who was hit by basketball at Warriors game (VIDEO)

One of the Golden State Warriors' 16 turnovers on Thursday night hurt…

Kevin Durant, seen here on November 13th. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)
John Bain and Brandon Baker take cover from the embers as they try to help stop a fire from burning a stranger's home in Ventura, Calif., on Tuesday. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Ventura County wildfire rages over 50,000 acres, destroys more than 150 structures; 27,000 flee

A fast-moving, wind-fueled wildfire swept into the city of Ventura early Tuesday,…

John Bain and Brandon Baker take cover from the embers as they try to help stop a fire from burning a stranger's home in Ventura, Calif., on Tuesday. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Lee Harvey Oswald is pictured in police custody in Dallas, following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, on Nov. 22, 1963. (Courtesy UTA Special Collections/Star-Telegram Collection/TNS)

Don’t hold your breath over recently public JFK records

OK, so the National Archives has released some 2,800 records associated with…

Lee Harvey Oswald is pictured in police custody in Dallas, following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, on Nov. 22, 1963. (Courtesy UTA Special Collections/Star-Telegram Collection/TNS)
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY at the  University of California, San Francisco!

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY at the University of California, San Francisco!

Our research team at the UCSF Late Life Depression Program has begun…

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY at the  University of California, San Francisco!
The infectious Evie Ladin Band -- from left, Ladin, Keith Terry and Erik Pearson -- plays a free Yerba Buena Gardens Festival concert. (Courtesy Gudmundor Vigfusson)

Aug. 31-Sept. 1: Evie Ladin Band, Craig Fox, Camp Kill, Presidio Twilight, Howard Stone Show, Michael Mazza, Yappy Hour, Tom Gun Live!

THURSDAY, AUG. 31 Evie Ladin Band: The Americana act combines influences from…

The infectious Evie Ladin Band -- from left, Ladin, Keith Terry and Erik Pearson -- plays a free Yerba Buena Gardens Festival concert. (Courtesy Gudmundor Vigfusson)
Jesus Nunez carries his daughter Genesis, 6, as he and numerous family members flee their flooded home, walking nearly four hours to the safety of a relative's house on Sunday, as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to cause major flooding throughout Southeast Texas. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

As least five dead as southeastern Texas is inundated by Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON — People across southeastern Texas scrambled to find shelter on Sunday…

Jesus Nunez carries his daughter Genesis, 6, as he and numerous family members flee their flooded home, walking nearly four hours to the safety of a relative's house on Sunday, as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to cause major flooding throughout Southeast Texas. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
R&B singer PJ Morton (who also happens to be Maroon 5’s keyboardist) plays the Independent. (Courtesy photo)
R&B singer PJ Morton (who also happens to be Maroon 5’s keyboardist) plays the Independent. (Courtesy photo)
Lance Gardner is excellent in the West Coast premiere of “An Octoroon” at Berkeley Rep. (Courtesy Kevin Berne/Berkeley Repertory Theatre]

‘Octoroon’ wildly skewers American race relations

At times during playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ “An Octoroon,” a Berkeley Repertory Theatre…

Lance Gardner is excellent in the West Coast premiere of “An Octoroon” at Berkeley Rep. (Courtesy Kevin Berne/Berkeley Repertory Theatre]

Uber contractor pleads no contest after taking $25K in free rides, food

A 25-year-old Uber contractor pleaded no contest to felony grand theft charges…

Divestment from fossil fuels may result in unintended consequences for residents. (Courtesy photo)

Letters: Fossil fuel investment is far from The City’s only option

“Retirement Board must put the needs of SF retirees first,” In My…

Divestment from fossil fuels may result in unintended consequences for residents. (Courtesy photo)
Matt Cain, seen here in April, had a rough outing against the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Giants comeback falls short in Milwaukee, add reliever

Matt Cain entered Tuesday’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers with a 8.28…

Matt Cain, seen here in April, had a rough outing against the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

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Local rapper and activist Ilych Sato, also known as Equipto, shouts at District Attorney George Gascon on Monday at City Hall before being taken down by a sheriff’s deputy. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

‘Frisco 5’ member blasts District Attorney at SFPD chief’s swearing-in

William Scott received the full Frisco welcome when local rapper and activist…

Local rapper and activist Ilych Sato, also known as Equipto, shouts at District Attorney George Gascon on Monday at City Hall before being taken down by a sheriff’s deputy. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The Warriors, seen here Dec. 5, put in a real stinker on Saturday in Memphis. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Warriors submit worst outing of young season

The Warriors had a season-high number of turnovers and a season-low in…

The Warriors, seen here Dec. 5, put in a real stinker on Saturday in Memphis. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Complete unofficial election results for San Mateo County

MEASURE I-BELMONT 16 of 16 precincts reporting YES 4767 NO 3886 MEASURE…

Supporters of District 9 Supervisor candidate Hillary Ronen cheer as she speaks during her election party at El Rio in San Francisco's Mission District Tuesday, November 8, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco candidates, supporters watch as poll numbers roll in

Photos from various senate, supervisor and ballot measure election parties across San…

Supporters of District 9 Supervisor candidate Hillary Ronen cheer as she speaks during her election party at El Rio in San Francisco's Mission District Tuesday, November 8, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A child waits for the bus on Mission Street during first rain to hit San Francisco in months on Friday October 14, 2016. Aleah Fajardo/Special To S.F. Examiner

Rain falls across San Francisco

Photos from around the city as the first significant rainfall of the…

A child waits for the bus on Mission Street during first rain to hit San Francisco in months on Friday October 14, 2016. Aleah Fajardo/Special To S.F. Examiner