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Two Separate Homicides Rock Excelsior, Mission Districts

After a relatively calm month with no murders reported, the homicide rate…

S.F. Election, Day Three: Leno Ahead by 255 Votes

It’s been two days since the polls closed, and we’re still not…

Alleged Puppy Killer Faces Animal Cruelty Charges

The alleged killer of a four-month-old puppy faces felony charges of animal…

Scooter Rage Takes a Break With Temporary Ban

Dockless scooters appeared in March to much controversy, and their sudden absence…

Planes, Trains, and No Automobiles on Treasure Island

In 1939, the Army Corps of Engineers dredged tons of mud and…

Scott Wiener and Compassionate Care

There are many flaws to be found in Proposition 64, but one…

Flavored Tobacco Ban Triumphs at the Polls

San Francisco voters on Tuesday night rejected the campaign influence of Big…

Costly BART Fare Evasion Program Nets Peanuts

BART officials have an welcome surprise in the data on their first…

S.F. Election, Day Two: The Race for Mayor Continues

4:35 p.m. John Arntz, director of the Department of Elections, says he…

Voters Boost S.F. Teacher Pay for the Next 20 Years

With the passing of a parcel tax Tuesday night, San Francisco voters chose…