Anna Duckworth

A Muni Metro train. (San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency)

Muni Cites Computer Glitch For Ending Metro Train ‘Double Stopping’ After Only 2 Days

Muni officials say they plan on fixing a computer problem that hindered their new ‘double-stopping’ policy after only two days in practice. The change for metro trains was to expedite service at busy San Francisco stations.

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Common wasp yellow jacket, vespula vulgaris, feeding from eating apple on tree in English countryside, UK  (Photo by Tim Graham/Getty Images)

East Bay Yellow Jacket Attacks May Be Drought-Related

The record drought could be making this year’s yellow jacket nesting season even worse than normal with recent reports of a string of attacks in an East Bay park.

05/21/2015

Construction workers assemble a concrete pump on May 14, 2014 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

With Commercial Real Estate Booming, San Francisco State Partnership Fills Workforce Void

The Building Owners and Management Association of San Francisco Foundation is helping graduates of SF State’s Commercial Real Estate Certificate program find jobs in the industry.

05/14/2015

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi (CBS)

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi To Fire Deputy Allegedly In Charge Of Organizing Inmate Jail Fights

Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Neu was the alleged ringleader of the staged fights at County Jail, where inmates would be pitted against each other.

04/30/2015

Black Lives Matter protesters at Oakland City Hall during a national day of shutdown. April 14, 2015. (photo credit: Anna Duckworth)

Demonstrators In Oakland And SF Participate in Shutdowns, Day Of Action Against Police Brutality

Massive rallies were held in Oakland and San Francisco to demonstrate against police brutality as part of a national day of action calling to put a stop to police killings of unarmed minorities.

04/14/2015

Commuter traffic seen moving across the eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on July 1, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Caltrans Proposes Underwater Implosions For Old Bay Bridge Pier; Environmental Group Concerned

Caltrans is looking for approval from the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission to conduct a test underwater implosion of one of the piers from the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge.

04/03/2015

Dark smoke and flames could be seen after a fire broke out  in the 1500 block of McAllister Street near Alamo Square.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Offers Financial Aid To Alamo Square Fire Victims

Victims of a fire in San Francisco’s Alamo Square this past January are getting help through a new effort that partners a community association with Big 5 Sporting Goods.

03/20/2015

Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house (photo via Deutschlandreform/Wikimedia Commons)

SAE Fraternity’s Bay Area Chapters Disciplined For Bad Behavior In Recent Years, Banned At UC Davis

The national fraternity at the center of the Oklahoma University racist chant video has several large chapters in and around the Bay Area that have been investigated and disciplined for bad behavior in recent years.

03/10/2015

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pilot Program In SF Mission Fast Tracks Homeless To Rehab, Housing Opportunities

A first-of-its kind center in San Francisco’s Mission District has the goal of connecting homeless to drug treatment, rehab or unique housing opportunities in just 10 days as part of an 18-month pilot program.

03/06/2015

Students, staff, and their supporters participate in National Walkout Day on the SFAI campus in San Francisco. (Photo by Anna Duckworth)

SF Art Institute Adjunct Professors Walk Out Of Class, Join National Movement For Job Security

About 100 professors, students and their supporters staged a noontime walkout of classes at the San Francisco Art Institute as part of a national movement that demands better pay and job security for adjunct professors.

02/25/2015

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