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Oakland hosts a chill championship parade for Warriors’ third title (PHOTOS!)

For the third time in four seasons, Oakland had the honor of hosting a victory parade for the Golden State Warriors. Just like the first two, it was abnormally warm in downtown Oakland. This time, though, the celebrations were confined to a mere parade through downtown; no speechifying at the lake, as in the past. An estimated 1 million people...

Warriors sweep the Cavaliers and the Mission celebrates (PHOTOS!)

The Warriors made history when they racked up a 73-win season in 2016, only to lose the Cleveland Cavaliers in that year’s NBA Finals. Yet, here were are, four finals appearances in four years — all against the same team led by LeBron James. This latest championship victory was sweeter, as the team swept the Cavaliers in four games, a...

DEVELOPING: Body of a woman found at Zuckerberg SF General Hospital

The body of a woman was discovered in a stairway inside the power plant of Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. The discovery occurred around 1 p.m., when a hospital employee found the woman’s body. Police and the Sheriff’s department are investigating. SFGate has more.
Friends school student

VIDEO: San Francisco Friends School hosts youth summit

Students at the San Francisco Friends School spent months studying issues like youth homelessness and climate change, then invited other middle school students to participate in a summit to learn more about what they learned. More than 230 students from all over the city joined the summit on May 4.

PHOTOS: Hundreds rally to end violent clashes in Nicaragua

Forty years after the revolution in Nicaragua, some 150 immigrants rallied together at the 24th Street BART Plaza, with young and old generations coming together to demand that President Daniel Ortega resign. “This is what our predecessors were doing back in the ’80s,” Gabriela Aleman said. “This isn’t about parties. This is about the people and the country.” Attendees held...

Nicaraguans return to Sandino Plaza in the Mission to oust Sandinista leader

So many protests against U.S. involvement in Nicaragua took place at the 24th Street BART station in the late 1970s and 1980s that it became known as Plaza Sandino. Nicaraguans will return to the plaza on Saturday — this time, to call for the ouster of President Daniel Ortega, a leader who was one of the revolutionaries that in 1979...

Family of slain immigrant hold 24-hour vigil, demand action at Hall of Justice

With a medley of instruments, the family and friends of Luis Gongora Pat celebrated what would have been his 48th birthday in front the Hall of Justice in a vigil with candles and cake. But two years after police shot and killed Gongora Pat, his family and friends aren’t any closer to getting any answers from the SFPD or investigators....
Schmidt's building

So Long, Schmidt’s: Restaurant closing on high note amid rent hikes

In little less than a month, Schmidt’s, the restaurant at the corner of Folsom and 20th streets that has served German food with a uniquely American spin since 2009, will be closing for good. But more than sadness about the May 27 closing, the restaurant’s owners say they feel a weight coming off. Co-owner David Pierce said that, over the...
Multiple robberies and a stabbing kept police busy

Elderly man robbed and three others stabbed in separate assaults

Three stabbing incidents and one robbery on Monday sent victims to local hospitals for their injuries, according to the police. Police were called on Monday at 3:15 p.m. to investigate an incident at 26th and Mission streets in which two women, ages 51 and 56, were reported to be arguing in public. The argument turned physical as one woman attacked...
Everett teacher Gary Cruz

April 20 Day of Action a must for Everett students

They are Everett Middle School students, but for some, gun violence happens right around the block. Jorge Caamal-Estrada, an eighth grader at Everett, said he was about five years old when a man was shot around the corner from his house off of Capp Street. The experience left a lasting impression — and the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, and...

Photo illustration: The Mission during the 1906 quake vs. today

The 1906 earthquake leveled most of San Francisco and its old glamour. But the city persisted, rebuilt and now looks to the future. We thought it would be neat to look at some nearby places and see what they looked like during or after the great earthquake and compare it to how the city looks now. All of the archive...