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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass attendees watch from the hillside as Jamey Johnson performs at the Towers of Gold Stage Saturday, October 1st, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Thousands turn out for 16th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival

An estimated 700,000 people descended on San Francisco's Golden Gate Park for the of…

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass attendees watch from the hillside as Jamey Johnson performs at the Towers of Gold Stage Saturday, October 1st, 2016. (Dan Chambers/Special to S.F. Examiner)

CCSF women’s volleyball enjoys early-season success

LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP Women’s volleyball The City College of San Francisco women’s…

Pele is visible in everything you see at Kilauea, from volcanic eruptions themselves to the steam that rises from the ground. You may even happen across “Pele’s hair,” fine threads of golden volcanic glass that are formed when a spray of lava droplets cool rapidly in the air. (Courtesy photo)

Pele: Creator of the Hawaiian Islands

She has a volatile temper and a jealous streak. She devours the…

Pele is visible in everything you see at Kilauea, from volcanic eruptions themselves to the steam that rises from the ground. You may even happen across “Pele’s hair,” fine threads of golden volcanic glass that are formed when a spray of lava droplets cool rapidly in the air. (Courtesy photo)
Sonny Gray. (Terry Dobbins/Flickr)

Sonny Gray to return to mound on Sunday

OAKLAND — Sonny Gray will get back on the mound on Sunday —…

Sonny Gray. (Terry Dobbins/Flickr)
In this 2015 file photo, a forest grows back beneath a few uncut white pines several years after it was logged near Soubunge Mountain in northern Maine. In a study of suicide rates by occupation, the workers who killed themselves most often were farmers, lumberjacks and fishermen. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Suicide by job: Farmers, lumberjacks, fisherman top list

NEW YORK — Farmers, lumberjacks and fishermen have the highest suicide rate…

In this 2015 file photo, a forest grows back beneath a few uncut white pines several years after it was logged near Soubunge Mountain in northern Maine. In a study of suicide rates by occupation, the workers who killed themselves most often were farmers, lumberjacks and fishermen. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Homeward Bound Data

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A Department of Public Works employee stands near piles of Items belonging to the homeless that are bagged and tagged by San Francisco Department of Public Works clean-up teams and stored in this unit near Cesar Chavez Street in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, June 28, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Bagged and tagged items of San Francisco’s homeless

Photos from a storage unit at San Francisco Department of Public Works'…

A Department of Public Works employee stands near piles of Items belonging to the homeless that are bagged and tagged by San Francisco Department of Public Works clean-up teams and stored in this unit near Cesar Chavez Street in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, June 28, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

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The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is warning the Pride celebration will…

San Jose Sharks goalie Martin Jones (31) deflects a shot from St. Louis Blues' Robby Fabbri (15) as Sharks' Brent Burns (88) helps defend during the first period in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals Saturday, May 21, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Runner-up Sharks head into offseason with few glaring needs

SAN JOSE — When general manager Doug Wilson entered last offseason he…

San Jose Sharks goalie Martin Jones (31) deflects a shot from St. Louis Blues' Robby Fabbri (15) as Sharks' Brent Burns (88) helps defend during the first period in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals Saturday, May 21, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
This image released by Disney shows the characters Hank, voiced by Ed O'Neill, left, and Dory, voiced by Ellen DeGeneres, in a scene from "Finding Dory." (Pixar/Disney via AP)

‘Finding Dory’ blows animation record out of the water

LOS ANGELES — The forgetful blue fish of "Finding Dory" is box…

This image released by Disney shows the characters Hank, voiced by Ed O'Neill, left, and Dory, voiced by Ellen DeGeneres, in a scene from "Finding Dory." (Pixar/Disney via AP)
Cal Quantrill was selected by the San Diego Padres with the sixth pick on Thursday. (Wade Payne/AP)

Stanford pitcher named Cal selected in MLB draft

A pair of Bay Area collegiate baseball players saw their big-league dreams…

Cal Quantrill was selected by the San Diego Padres with the sixth pick on Thursday. (Wade Payne/AP)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain (18) throws the first pitch of the game as the Chicago Cubs face the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park in San Francisco Calif. Saturday May 21, 2016. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Cain, Giants beat first-place Cubs

The San Francisco Giants won the second game of their three-game series against the…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Cain (18) throws the first pitch of the game as the Chicago Cubs face the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park in San Francisco Calif. Saturday May 21, 2016. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Kelsey Wong and Cameron House youth set up screen guards for the San Francisco Cameron House, a non-profit organization that helps Chinese americans and their families with resources, annual carnival Thursday, May 5, 2016. The carnival will take place Saturday, May 7. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Chinatown’s Cameron House prepares for annual carnival

Photos from the Cameron House in San Francisco's Chinatown district Thursday, May…

Kelsey Wong and Cameron House youth set up screen guards for the San Francisco Cameron House, a non-profit organization that helps Chinese americans and their families with resources, annual carnival Thursday, May 5, 2016. The carnival will take place Saturday, May 7. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Radio personality Jack Kulp is coming back on the air on 98.1 The Breeze, the new adult contemporary station in town. (Twiiter)

Scoop: Easy listening Jack Kulp joins 98.1 The Breeze

A radio station can’t play 10,000 songs commercial-free forever, now can it?…

Radio personality Jack Kulp is coming back on the air on 98.1 The Breeze, the new adult contemporary station in town. (Twiiter)

EDITORIAL: Keeping the peace, preserving lives

As a city, we grant our police officers profound powers, placing guns…

A MUNI light rail vehicle from the 1980s is seen at the Cameron Beach Yard in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, March 30, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Last MUNI 1980’s-era light rail vehicles to be scrapped

Photos of one of the last two 1980s MUNI Boeing light rail…

A MUNI light rail vehicle from the 1980s is seen at the Cameron Beach Yard in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, March 30, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Scientific advancements may enable humans to live for 150 years, but will it be a life worth living? (Courtesy Photo)

Longevity ain’t what it’s cracked up to be

The longevity movement is pushing science to explore the possibilities of keeping…

Scientific advancements may enable humans to live for 150 years, but will it be a life worth living? (Courtesy Photo)
A vendor holds up a live crab outside a food stand at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, March 9, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Loss of local crab affects Fisherman’s Wharf restaurants

Photos from crab vendors along Fisherman's Wharf who have had to outsource…

A vendor holds up a live crab outside a food stand at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, March 9, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Medical examiners transport a body that was found in a pond near 41st Avenue and Martin Luther King Way San Francisco's Golden Gate Park Wednesday, March 2, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Police investigating body found in Golden Gate Park

Photos from the scene where a body was found at 41st Avenue…

Medical examiners transport a body that was found in a pond near 41st Avenue and Martin Luther King Way San Francisco's Golden Gate Park Wednesday, March 2, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
A bus is seen charred after it caught fire at a gas station on 9th and Howard Streets in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, February 29, 2016. (Ekavara Kitpowsong/S.F. Examiner)

Firefighters extinguish bus fire at SoMa gas station

Photos from the scene of a bus fire at a gas station…

A bus is seen charred after it caught fire at a gas station on 9th and Howard Streets in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, February 29, 2016. (Ekavara Kitpowsong/S.F. Examiner)