The school board rescinded its January decision to rename 44 schools that honor historical figures such as Jefferson, Lincoln and Washington after an outcry from parents and the mayor.
The discussions between the digital pin board company and the app that inspired the “VSCO girls” trend are ongoing.
The San Francisco school board has infuriated parents and the mayor. Now it has descended into chaos over accusations of racism.
Shunned in school because of her disability, she devoted her life to the cause, organizing a historic sit-in that led to landmark federal legislation.
The woman, Xiao Zhen Xie, 75, was punched by a white man last week. Her family raised money through GoFundMe to pay for her medical expenses. Now, they want to use it to fight anti-Asian racism.
Amid fear, sadness and pain, the shootings in the Atlanta area have generated anger over the country’s longstanding failure to address anti-Asian discrimination.
A 1928 Tudor Revival in Sacramento, an updated ranch house in Topanga and a circa-1900 cottage in San Francisco.
Many employers are not making a decision until many workers are vaccinated. And some are making plans for “hybrid” work arrangements.
Tom Ammiano, a well-known gay leader in San Francisco, believed his effeminate mannerisms led his New Jersey high school to deny him his letter.
Among Asian-Americans, many of whom have endured racist taunts, rants and worse during the pandemic, the fatal assault on a defenseless older man became a rallying cry.
An early 20th-century house in San Francisco, a one-bedroom condo on Central Park West in Manhattan and a four-bedroom home in Nashville.
A plan to rename schools that honored people like Washington, Lincoln and Jefferson was put on hold after criticism of the plan and, particularly, its timing amid the pandemic.
An unapologetic proponent of “poetry as insurgent art,” he was also a publisher and the owner of the celebrated San Francisco bookstore City Lights.
Two studies confirm that a new coronavirus mutant in California is more contagious, although the scale of its threat is unclear.
Too often, attention to nonwhite groups is only as pressing as the injuries that they have suffered.
If progressivism can’t work there, why should the country believe it can work anywhere else?
Spurred on by social media, residents searched the streets after Jeffrey Fang’s children were taken in a carjacking. The police ultimately found them, unharmed, across town.
In 38 days, with sculptures, drawings, videos and ingenuity, Nina Katchadourian revisited the shipwreck from “Survive the Savage Sea.”
Jeremy Atherton’s Lin first book is a personal and cultural history of establishments that affirmed and challenged his sense of identity.
Mr. Palladino, a private investigator who had worked for Bill Clinton and other famous clients, died four days after he sustained a severe head injury in an attempted robbery, the authorities said.
“Kamala’s Way” is the story of Harris’s dramatic political career, as told by the longtime California journalist Dan Morain.
A four-bedroom house with a pool in Rancho Mirage, a farmhouse on five acres in Petaluma and a one-bedroom condominium in San Francisco.
Incredulous parents and the mayor criticized the school board’s decision to change the names of 44 schools that honor historical figures like Jefferson, Lincoln and Paul Revere.
The school board said the move would shed homages to figures including Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and Dianne Feinstein. But critics — including the mayor — said the matter was ill-timed amid the pandemic.
She founded a group called COYOTE (Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics) and devoted her life to the cause of decriminalizing prostitution.
A modern townhouse in Laguna Beach, a two-bedroom condominium in San Francisco and a 1932 stone cottage in Burbank.
The destruction of the trees, planted by a Japanese cultural center to commemorate a 1994 visit by the emperor and empress of Japan, was captured on surveillance footage.
A cancer diagnosis in the midst of the pandemic led to our improvising a wedding and joining a commune, where our family of two became 14.
The University of California is aiding the San Francisco Art Institute, but S.F.A.I. officials say selling a $50 million Rivera could save the school. Former students are outraged.
It’s another way to reach students without internet or computers during the pandemic.
Mitch McConnell, the Senate majority leader, called the vandalism of his Louisville, Ky., home a “radical tantrum” taken from a “toxic playbook.”
A log-cabin-style house in Los Angeles, a two-bedroom condominium in San Francisco and a riverfront home in Guerneville.
Despite outbreaks in shelters and the prospect of more, the rates of infection among homeless populations are lower than feared.
Valerie Louie rescued dogs and matched them with families, including ours. These beloved pets helped countless people bear up during the pandemic, making her death a particular Covid-19 cruelty.
The code had long baffled cryptographers, law enforcement agents and armchair sleuths obsessed with the shadowy killer, who was blamed for five murders in the late 1960s.
A look at the president-elect’s choice of Treasury secretary and how she might tackle the pandemic-provoked financial crisis.
The San Francisco police rookie, Christopher Samayoa, was on his fourth day on the job when he shot and killed Keita O’Neil, an unarmed carjacking suspect, the authorities said.
With relatively low virus rates, the city faces a dilemma over a return to in-person instruction.
“How did we match on a dating app in the first place? She had to swipe right, and I certainly had not become Asian overnight.”
Annette Blum recognized Michael Pearson on Bumble. Both had been at Emory University 20 years ago. When she saw his profile, she messaged him, “My freshman year self is really excited right now.”
Last year, officials selected and then rejected Lava Thomas to design the sculpture, opening a rift between public leaders and local artists.
A debate over reopening classrooms pits the mayor against the Board of Education, cutting across class, party and racial lines.
With her famed Mandarin restaurant in San Francisco, she enticed diners with the dishes she grew up with, leaving the American chop suey and chow mein era far behind.
For years, attendance rates have dropped and congregations have closed nationwide. But many reused religious spaces are still sanctuaries.
The legislation has an eye-catching acronym, CAREN, and would allow lawsuits against people who are motivated by bias when calling the police.
The new iPhone has an improved design, but it’s undermined by the wireless industry’s messy rollout of ultrafast 5G networks.
Botanists have laid out evidence that dozens of North American trees, herbs, plants and shrubs have gone extinct since European settlers arrived.
In a small study in San Francisco, Abbott’s BinaxNOW identified infectious people nearly as accurately as a P.C.R. test.
A Gothic Revival mansion in Old Lyme, a two-story condo in San Francisco and a 19th-century clapboard house in Charleston.
Proposals giving tenants the right to purchase their building are being revived as the coronavirus puts renters at risk.