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‘The epicenter’: Bay Area donors could help Harris clinch nomination — and beat Trump

“We’re going to win this election,” said one Kamala Harris supporter with donor ties to Silicon Valley.

Photos: Free rave draws thousands to Embarcadero. ‘It’s getting everybody pumped’

Thousands flocked to Embarcadero Plaza for an electronic music festival that featured acts such as Deron Delgado and Moody Jones.

Holding court for media, Willie Brown calls on Biden to resign, Harris to pick Whitmer VP

The former mayor of San Francisco invited reporters to John’s Grill, and held forth on Biden’s exit, Democrats’ future and Harris’s VP pick

‘No pizzazz’: Instagram co-founder’s new cube-shaped mansion gets ratioed by neighbors

Dolores Heights is crowned by the home of Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger. Locals say it’s ugly and clashes with the neighborhood’s character.

Tech heavyweights consider Kamala Harris versus an open Democratic convention

With Biden’s abrupt exit from the race, Silicon Valley debated whether the party should line up behind his VP or consider other options.

Broad-daylight brawl in the Tenderloin leads to SF’s 19th homicide of 2024

A fight that erupted Friday afternoon in the Tenderloin ended with a man getting fatally shot and a woman getting stabbed.

Hotel workers’ dilemma: Strike, or accept harsh new normal?

A disruptive strike may be looming during peak convention season if things don’t change soon.

76-year-old SF hiker found dead after extensive search in Marin Headlands

Kelley Guest, who’s described as “an avid hiker,” was last seen stepping off a ferry in Sausalito early Monday.

SF leaders react to Joe Biden dropping out, line up behind Kamala Harris

Bay Area politicos commended the president for passing the torch to his second-in-command.

Seven-story building on the Great Highway to house homeless people. Neighbors are pissed

The housing development at 1234 Great Highway faces local opposition for blocking views and housing homeless residents.

The new road rage: ‘Disrespect’ to drivers fuels an angry political movement

Conflicts between drivers and advocates for bicyclists, pedestrians and public transit have been on full display in recent years.

Mayoral candidates court the hottest endorsement in town: firefighters

Former Supervisor Mark Farrell appeared to be a fan favorite among members of the firefighters union.

‘Hell no’: Saks Fifth Avenue shoppers in SF trash new appointment-only model 

“I’m disappointed,” one disgruntled shopper said of the change. “It’s absurd and it’s too pretentious.”

Insurance nightmares: Homeowners on their worst coverage struggles

Amid California’s insurance crisis, we asked residents to share their stories. Here’s how some have struggled.

Waymo robotaxi to SFO? Not so fast: The process could still take years

Months after regulators vastly expanded the area in which Waymo can commercially operate, the company has yet to make inroads at SFO.

A running list of Silicon Valley figures who have gone full MAGA

The floodgates have seemingly opened to Silicon Valley tech figures publicly supporting the reelection of Donald Trump.

He was homeless, addicted and unemployed. Then his neighbors stepped up to help

After years of relapses, an unhoused former meth user got back on his feet through sustained intervention.

SFPD skirted facial-recognition ban, lawsuit says. Hundreds of cases could be in jeopardy

Five years after San Francisco enacted a historic surveillance law, transparency advocates say the city has yet to meaningfully enforce it.

A Spanish wine bar in the Mission has the most immaculate vibes in SF

Erin Rickenbacker and Rafa Saenz have created a unique taberna in the Mission District, with a focus on vermouth and sherry.

‘No pizzazz’: Instagram co-founder’s new cube-shaped mansion gets ratioed by neighbors

Dolores Heights is crowned by the home of Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger. Locals say it’s ugly and clashes with the neighborhood’s character.

Photos: Roller-skaters take a spin on a downtown rooftop with stunning city views

Roller-skaters of all skill levels flocked to the top of a building on Van Ness to glide around a colorful rink with stunning city views.

Dog owners at war with city after rangers hound them out of park with megaphones

Residents of a quiet San Francisco neighborhood like to walk their pups in a baseball field — but are banned from doing so.

5 high-style, seriously relaxing destinations up and down Highway 1

From Big Sur to Mendocino, a spate of new and renovated inns is giving new reasons not to Airbnb.

Viral Sunset spot known for gonzo Vietnamese dishes has one of the best lunch deals in SF

Gao Viet often goes viral for extravagant versions of Vietnamese classics, but a new lunch menu offers a taste without breaking the bank.

A Spanish wine bar in the Mission has the most immaculate vibes in SF

Erin Rickenbacker and Rafa Saenz have created a unique taberna in the Mission District, with a focus on vermouth and sherry.

Party in the back: The city’s best bars with hidden patios

Parklets are overrated. Here are six of the city’s best secret spots — old to new, dive to deluxe. 

Gourmet coffee drinkers jolted by new trend in high-end java: It’s caffeine-free

The same forces that gave us low-alcohol beer and CBD weed have finally reached the gourmet coffee world.

Oakland’s crime data mess: How politicians are playing shell games with public safety

Cherry-picked stats and untested reforms have left Oakland’s public safety in disarray.

What would it look like for Aaron Peskin to be mayor? Ask Bob’s Donuts

The Bob’s Donuts Affair shows us how capricious an Aaron Peskin mayoral administration would be.

Cellphone bans are the right thing for students, but a no-win for public school teachers

The stark divide on cellphone use highlights inequities in education. It’s time for the tech giants that profit from kids’ addiction to step up.

Photos: Free rave draws thousands to Embarcadero. ‘It’s getting everybody pumped’

Thousands flocked to Embarcadero Plaza for an electronic music festival that featured acts such as Deron Delgado and Moody Jones.

After making threat against roller-skaters, the Godfather of Skate faces more accusations

In interviews and on social media, others in the roller skating community said this wasn’t the first time David Miles verbally abused people.

Photos: Roller-skaters take over an old hangar in Crissy Field. ‘This is our roll-igion’

A party at a pop-up roller rink kicked off the inaugural Skate Week San Francisco.

You can see the Rolling Stones at Levi’s Stadium for less than an Eras Tour parking pass

Seats for rock’s ultimate legacy act can be yours for under $100.