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Lowell High School students hold signs during a walkout protest of racism at their school, in front of San Francisco City Hall on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Lowell High School walkout

Lowell High School students gather in front of San Francisco City Hall…

Lowell High School students hold signs during a walkout protest of racism at their school, in front of San Francisco City Hall on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Newly acquired Giant Johnny Cueto takes an extra moment to talk baseball with  second grader, Dannis Salazar, who missed out on the school Q&A. The Giants organization plan to have Salazar specially attend a game when Cueto is pitching (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Johnny Cueto visits Mission Education Center school in Noe Valley

Newly acquired Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto visits school children at Mission Education…

Newly acquired Giant Johnny Cueto takes an extra moment to talk baseball with  second grader, Dannis Salazar, who missed out on the school Q&A. The Giants organization plan to have Salazar specially attend a game when Cueto is pitching (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)
18-year-old Frankie Pena, left, makes oysters Rockefeller at the John O'Connell High School O’Connell Culinary Arts program, Tuesday, November 24, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

John O’Connell High School Culinary Arts program

Students busily carry out the tasks of chefs and restaurant kitchen staff…

18-year-old Frankie Pena, left, makes oysters Rockefeller at the John O'Connell High School O’Connell Culinary Arts program, Tuesday, November 24, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
A stock certificate for $500 worth of shares in the Meiggs Wharf Company. (Courtesy photo)

Visionary meets con artist

Some of the early immigrants to San Francisco were criminals, hustlers and…

A stock certificate for $500 worth of shares in the Meiggs Wharf Company. (Courtesy photo)
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Arbitration agreements tend to favor authors

After my article on arbitration in the Oct. 29 issue of the…

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Ridesharing driver carjacked in SF while picking up customer

A ridesharing driver and a passenger in the car were carjacked early…

Attack on BART train ends in struggle with police

A battery on a female victim on a BART train this morning…

Man stabbed in the back in the Tenderloin early Wednesday

A man of unknown age was stabbed in the back with an…

Anindita S. Thayf, author of "Daughters of Papua," appears in a talk focusing on Indonesian literature at Forest Books.

Sept. 28-29: Years & Years, Indonesian authors, Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld, Just Let Go

MONDAY, SEPT. 28 Years & Years: The London based electro-pop trio headlines…

Anindita S. Thayf, author of "Daughters of Papua," appears in a talk focusing on Indonesian literature at Forest Books.

UCSF, Community Medical Centers expanding children’s services in Fresno

UC San Francisco Benioff Children’s Hospitals announced Wednesday it’s expanding children’s services…

Balcony collapse survivor making ‘tremendous progress’ since fall 3 months ago

One of seven Irish students who survived a balcony collapse in Berkeley…

Christos Chrysiliou, left, director of architectural and engineering, Los Angeles Unified School District, LAUSD, and Peter Yee, senior project manager, tour the machine room at John Marshall High School in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

California measure fails to create green jobs

SACRAMENTO — Three years after California voters passed a ballot measure to…

Christos Chrysiliou, left, director of architectural and engineering, Los Angeles Unified School District, LAUSD, and Peter Yee, senior project manager, tour the machine room at John Marshall High School in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

SF teacher residency program sees record-high enrollment as district still grapples with teacher shortage

With nearly 50 teaching positions still left to fill by the Aug.…

CCSF’s accreditation unaffected by affirmation of 2013 termination decision

Accreditors for City College of San Francisco have upheld their 2013 decision…

3 suspects invade occupied Palo Alto home

Three suspects forced their way into a Palo Alto home a family…

BART rider gets arm stuck in escalator

BART rider gets arm stuck in escalator

A BART passenger got her arm stuck in a station escalator this…

BART rider gets arm stuck in escalator
Folk rock: Folk-rock duo the Indigo Girls is promoting its latest album, “One Lost Day.” [7 p.m., Montalvo Arts Center, 15400 Montalvo Road, Saratoga] (Courtesy photo)

July 8: Indigo Girls, comedy and more

Who’s in town Tehran-born author Porochista Khakpour’s latest novel, “The Last Illusion,”…

Folk rock: Folk-rock duo the Indigo Girls is promoting its latest album, “One Lost Day.” [7 p.m., Montalvo Arts Center, 15400 Montalvo Road, Saratoga] (Courtesy photo)
SFPD divers search the waters south of Pier 14 and come up with an object they placed into a plastic box Thursday, July 2, 2015. The search followed an early evening fatal shooting at Pier 14 on Wednesday. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SFPD divers search for evidence in Pier 14 homicide

SFPD divers search the bay waters south of Pier 14 for possible…

SFPD divers search the waters south of Pier 14 and come up with an object they placed into a plastic box Thursday, July 2, 2015. The search followed an early evening fatal shooting at Pier 14 on Wednesday. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
The roots-blues rockers of Down and Outlaws are playing a single-release party for their latest song, “Lay Me Down,” from their debut album, “Above Snakes.” [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

June 24: Stand-up comedy, botanical art and more

Who’s in town Drexel University law professor Adam Benforado reflects on how…

The roots-blues rockers of Down and Outlaws are playing a single-release party for their latest song, “Lay Me Down,” from their debut album, “Above Snakes.” [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Time for Brady to present his case in suspension appeal

When Tom Brady’s appeal hearing kicks off Tuesday, key arguments will be…