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City’s Response to 311 Homeless Calls Under Fire

“They’ve thrown away seven tents of mine,” said a homeless man named…

In Unexpected Move, District Attorney Gascón Announces He Won’t Run For Re-Election

After eight years as District Attorney of San Francisco, George Gascón announced…

Governor Brown Caves to Trump Administration Threats, Bans Safe Consumption Sites

Giving in to decades of stigmatization and the criminalization of drug users,…

R.I.P. Virginia Ramos, The Tamale Lady

A true San Francisco institution has passed. SF Examiner’s Laura Waxmann confirms that…

How One Central Valley City Became a Haven For Syrian Refugees

“We left everything behind,” Hassan Abdullah says. “We couldn’t get anything out.…

Aero and the Blind Marathoner

Since Syria’s war began in 2011, more than 300 Syrian refugees have…

Twitter Belatedly Tackles ‘Dehumanizing Speech’

In a belated response to make Twitter less of an emotional dumpster…

S.F. Supervisors Water Down Controversial Rent Control Resolution

It’s been 20 days since the Board of Supervisors spent a painful…

Suspect in Serial NorCal Rape Cases Arrested in Berkeley

Authorities in Sacramento today announced a major break in a serial rape…

Golden Gate Park: You Can Lead a Horticulture

Jane Smiley’s A Thousand Acres is a retelling of King Lear set…