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Muni’s Sickout Ends and Even the Cable Cars Are Returning

June 5, 2014 | 9:37 am

Muni’s Sickout Ends and Even the Cable Cars Are Returning

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Transit agency expects system to provide 90 percent of service on Thursday morning.

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Maya Angelou: Remembering a Cultural Giant’s Life in San Francisco

May 28, 2014 | 9:22 am

Maya Angelou: Remembering a Cultural Giant’s Life in San Francisco

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For the poet and novelist, courage was a cardinal virtue, a lesson learned in part during her life here.

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Video: Tens of Thousands Turn Out for Slightly Subdued Bay To Breakers

May 19, 2014 | 2:29 pm

Video: Tens of Thousands Turn Out for Slightly Subdued Bay To Breakers

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The race isn’t what it once was, but it’s still a good time.

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When and Where Did the Word Gentrification Originate?

May 18, 2014 | 8:00 am

When and Where Did the Word Gentrification Originate?

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Term emerged in 1960s London when sociologist described displacement of the poor in working-class areas.

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News Pix: Judge Visits Martins Beach, Oakland Hires Police Chief, Fires Rage

May 16, 2014 | 11:58 am

News Pix: Judge Visits Martins Beach, Oakland Hires Police Chief, Fires Rage

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The news in photos from around the Bay Area.

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Good Read: San Francisco’s (In)Visible Class War

May 16, 2014 | 10:34 am

Good Read: San Francisco’s (In)Visible Class War

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Danah Boyd examines spectacle of San Francisco homelessness set against the city’s spectacular wealth.

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Coit Tower Reopens After Six-Month Renovation

May 15, 2014 | 7:30 am

Coit Tower Reopens After Six-Month Renovation

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Workers have restored historic murals and made structural improvements to the iconic tower.

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San Francisco Drivers Pretty Damn Courteous, Survey Finds

May 14, 2014 | 8:55 am

San Francisco Drivers Pretty Damn Courteous, Survey Finds

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Report: Motorists here among least likely to tailgate or use cellphones. Portland tops courtesy survey.

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‘Documented’: Bay Area Native Jose Antonio Vargas on New Film

May 10, 2014 | 8:00 am

‘Documented’: Bay Area Native Jose Antonio Vargas on New Film

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‘What does it mean to pledge allegiance to a flag since you’re 12, a flag that doesn’t belong to you?’

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San Francisco Fire Department Issues Citation in Massive Mission Bay Blaze

May 9, 2014 | 2:03 pm

San Francisco Fire Department Issues Citation in Massive Mission Bay Blaze

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Penalty follows probe that found contractor may have failed to maintain a required watch on ‘hot work.’

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