Two teens are in custody after a 23-year-old man was stabbed to death next to a cemetery in Redwood City over the weekend, authorities said.
Redwood City police found the victim, a resident of unincorporated Redwood City, suffering from stab wounds on the 500 block of Geneva Avenue next to Union Cemetery at 3:47 a.m. on Saturday, authorities said.
Owners of blighted properties in The City could be punished for allowing their buildings to fall into disrepair, according to new legislation to be introduced today.
The Department of Public Works would be empowered to go after owners of blighted properties and even perform the repair work and stick owners with the bill afterward.
A controversial plan to charge drivers an extra fee for crossing the Golden Gate Bridge during busy travel times may be shelved by bridge officials — but county transportation officials say they’re still looking for ways to require some sort of surcharge for bridge users that would help pay for seismic upgrades to the southern approach to the bridge.
Getting kids of any age to eat their fruits and veggies might be a challenge, but Balboa High School in San Francisco will receive a $21,960 grant from the California Department of Education to expand healthy food choices at the school.
Occupation Music director
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Achievement The San Francisco Symphony music director has been chosen to participate in the New York Philharmonic’s tribute to Leonard Bernstein this fall. Just after his teenage-prodigy years some four decades ago, MTT was mentored by the most famous American conductor.
Occupation Auto mechanic; president, Burlingame Lions Club
Achievement The Burlingame Lions Club donated $500 to Burlingame police for its K-9 activities and another $500 to Central County firefighters. The organization’s members said they wanted to show their appreciation to their local first responders.
Occupation Poet laureate
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Achievement The San Francisco poet laureate — along with poets Francisco X. Alarcon, Jose Montoya and Nina Serrano — is part of the “Dream Poetry Team” that recently appeared in a special program at Berkeley’s La Peña Cultural Center.
If you have an innate love of nature and the gift of gab, the San Francisco Botanical Garden needs you as a volunteer. Volunteers interact with visitors as well as lead talks about the garden’s exotic collections.
San Francisco businesses that have helped breathe new life into The City’s neighborhoods have until Friday to enter the annual San Francisco Neighborhood Business Awards.
The awards, which are sponsored by nonprofit Urban Solutions and by The San Francisco Examiner, recognize non-chain-store businesses that have helped invigorate the communities in which they work.
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Achievement The actor and writer’s multimedia performance “This Is the Thing” was such a success at the S.F. International Queer Arts Festival, the show has moved to Shotwell Studios, with local stars added as special guests.
Officials have delayed the installation of a third ShotSpotter system in San Francisco because the communications system on which it relies has yet to be restored.
Terry Childs, a network administrator, was charged in July with changing the passwords to the network and locking out city
A lot of people were never the same after they faced Pat Valentino, and the same was true for me, except for a different reason.
The others were punished in a boxing ring. The things I learned from him happened mostly across a dining table.
With a name like “Smart People,” you’d expect snappy dialogue and some intelligence, or at least a slapstick comedy accompanying the ironic title.
The Examiner generally opposes City Hall’s enthusiasm for burdening San Francisco’s struggling smaller business with extra expenses — paid sick leave, health care, higher minimum wage — that competitors in neighboring towns are not forced to pay.