Today’s Stories (Last updated December 3, 01:07 PM)

Dec
03
Gascon reaffirms SF has zero tolerance for hate
by Jasmine Conrad
Last night at a prayer meeting at the Islamic Society of San Francisco in the Tenderloin, AG Gascon declared and reaffirmed that racism and hate will not be tolerated in our City. 
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Last night at a prayer meeting at the Islamic Society of San Francisco in the Tenderloin, AG Gascon declared and reaffirmed that racism and hate will not be tolerated in our City. 
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SF's top prosecutor promises Muslim community protection from hate crimes
Examiner (12/03/2016)
Dec
03
Thoughts of vouchers shake up education convos in D.C.
by Jasmine Conrad
Trump's Secretary of Education is looking to explore the option of school vouchers, making people feel all types of ways. However, Oakland's own outgoing superintendent and newly app... more
Trump's Secretary of Education is looking to explore the option of school vouchers, making people feel all types of ways. However, Oakland's own outgoing superintendent and newly appointed D.C. school chancellor, Antwan Wilson, is open to the idea. more
Trump education secretary likely to focus on school vouchers
Chronicle (12/03/2016)
Dec
03
D8 might be Supe-less for a bit
by Jasmine Conrad
Given the results of the District 11 state Senate race, Supervisor Wiener's seat might be vacant until early January.
Given the results of the District 11 state Senate race, Supervisor Wiener's seat might be vacant until early January. more
District 8 Will Likely Be Without A Supervisor Until January
SFist (12/03/2016)
Dec
03
Mission residents in support of housing development on Shotwell
by Jasmine Conrad
In an interesting turn of events, Mission residents agree that the 9-story, 94-unit development that would house low-income seniors (some formerly homeless) is a great idea.
In an interesting turn of events, Mission residents agree that the 9-story, 94-unit development that would house low-income seniors (some formerly homeless) is a great idea. more
Tale of 2 Mission housing projects: 1 approved, 1 not quite yet
Chronicle (12/03/2016)
Dec
03
Muni lost thousands during weekend hack
by Jasmine Conrad
SFMTA lost about $50,000 in fares during the system hack last weekend that demanded $73,000 in bitcoin ransom. 
SFMTA lost about $50,000 in fares during the system hack last weekend that demanded $73,000 in bitcoin ransom.  more
Hacker cost SF Muni $50,000 in lost fares, agency says
Chronicle (12/03/2016)
Dec
13
Holiday Benefit for The Boys & Girls Clubs of SF
by Robert F. Kennedy Democratic Club
Grab a friend, enjoy a complimentary cocktail, and join the RFK Club as we support a great organization that is making a tangible impact on San Francisco youth!

The Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco (BGCSF) works to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.
Grab a friend, enjoy a complimentary cocktail, and join the RFK Club as we support a great organization that is making a tangible impact on San Francisco youth!

The Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco (BGCSF) works to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. more
Holiday Benefit for The Boys & Girls Clubs of SF
Robert F. Kennedy Democratic Club (12/13/2016)
Oct
19
*Chronicle Subscription Change*
by Justin Jones
The Chronicle has updated their pay wall policy which no longer permits subscribers to share articles beyond the metered pay wall (which is what Suspects has been doing). This change... more
The Chronicle has updated their pay wall policy which no longer permits subscribers to share articles beyond the metered pay wall (which is what Suspects has been doing). This change is in line with other media outlets (NY Times, Washington Post, etc.).

Breaking news and viral information will still be on SFGATE, but all investigations, criticism, commentary, analysis and enterprise reporting will be on SFChronicle.com.

Suspects will post from SFGATE where possible, but we will also continue to post content from SF Chronicle.

If you want to continue accessing the Chronicle and support the newsroom, you can explore subscriptions options here: www.sfchronicle.com/EIC. The monthly subscriber rate for digital access only is $9. more
Today’s Suspects Updater
Jasmine Conrad

Born and raised on San Francisco’s fog-filled Westside, Jasmine fell in love with politics after she was forced to canvas by her younger sister. Her love for dichotomies is most prevalent in her thrift shirt and Banana Republic pencil skirt work week combos, and her time spent between political club meetings and rock ‘n’ roll shows of bands you probably haven’t heard

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In the Past Week…

Dec
02
Reflections on the Killing of Mario Woods
by Laura Foote Clark
One year later, the killing of Mario Woods continues to have a major impact on the way San Franciscans think about the Police Department and oversight. The Chronicle and The Examiner... more
One year later, the killing of Mario Woods continues to have a major impact on the way San Franciscans think about the Police Department and oversight. The Chronicle and The Examiner each reflect on the shooting. more
One year after Mario Woods’ death, much has changed in SF
Examiner (12/02/2016)
Why the Mario Woods killing, 1 year ago, was a powerful moment for SF
Chronicle (12/02/2016)
Dec
02
Back Yard Activists Make Noise
by Laura Foote Clark
Who are the brash Yes In My Back Yard (YIMBY) activists? San Francisco Magazine digs in to the perspective of the mostly millennial new housing activists making noise around the Bay.
Who are the brash Yes In My Back Yard (YIMBY) activists? San Francisco Magazine digs in to the perspective of the mostly millennial new housing activists making noise around the Bay. more
The YIMBYs Next Door
San Francisco Magazine (12/02/2016)
Dec
02
Police Union Attacks Proposed Gun Policy
by Laura Foote Clark
The San Francisco Police Officers Association has intensified it's attack on a proposal to restrict the use of force on moving vehicles. They've launched a controversial new ad aimed... more
The San Francisco Police Officers Association has intensified it's attack on a proposal to restrict the use of force on moving vehicles. They've launched a controversial new ad aimed at Police Commissioner President Suzy Loftus. more
SF police union’s ad slamming proposed gun policy draws criticism
Chronicle (12/02/2016)
Dec
02
Tenants Choice on Internet Moves to Board of Supes
by Laura Foote Clark
Supervisor Mark Farrell proposed legislation to make it easier for tenants to choose what Internet service provider they would prefer. While the Chamber of Commerce and landlords sto... more
Supervisor Mark Farrell proposed legislation to make it easier for tenants to choose what Internet service provider they would prefer. While the Chamber of Commerce and landlords stood in opposition, the legislation passed through committee and moves on to the full board. more
SF supes panel OKs boosting tenants’ choice in Internet providers
Chronicle (12/02/2016)
Dec
02
Safe Injection Sites Seem Smart to Health Official
by Laura Foote Clark
San Francisco's top health official has endorsed the idea of creating safe injection sites around the city for the use of intravenous drugs. While Mayor Ed Lee has previously come ou... more
San Francisco's top health official has endorsed the idea of creating safe injection sites around the city for the use of intravenous drugs. While Mayor Ed Lee has previously come out strongly opposed, this may reopen Supervisor Campos's previously rejected legislation for the creation of city injection sites. more
SF’s top health official endorses safe drug injection sites
Chronicle (12/02/2016)
SF’s top health, homeless officials endorse wet housing, safe drug injection sites
Examiner (12/02/2016)
Dec
02
What Federal Funds Could Trump Cut?
by Laura Foote Clark
Trump has threatened to cut off federal funding to sanctuary cities. What would that mean for San Francisco? The scale of the problem is enormous...
Trump has threatened to cut off federal funding to sanctuary cities. What would that mean for San Francisco? The scale of the problem is enormous... more
SF programs at risk under sanctuary city defunding
Chronicle (12/02/2016)
Dec
02
"Rose Pak Station"?
by Laura Foote Clark
Muni stations could get named after significant San Franciscans under an emerging policy. Get ready for "Rose Pak Central Subway"!
Muni stations could get named after significant San Franciscans under an emerging policy. Get ready for "Rose Pak Central Subway"! more
With Rose Pak in mind, transit board to vote on Muni station naming policy
Examiner (12/02/2016)
Dec
01
D7 Likes Trump More Than Rest of SF
by Derek Lee
Nearly 10% of San Francisco's voters in this Fall's election voted for Cheeto Jesus, mostly in the City's southwest. Pat yourselves on the back District 7.
Nearly 10% of San Francisco's voters in this Fall's election voted for Cheeto Jesus, mostly in the City's southwest. Pat yourselves on the back District 7. more
37,000 San Franciscans voted for Trump, mostly in The City’s southwest
Examiner (12/01/2016)
Dec
01
Youth Voting Prop To Try Again In 2020
by Derek Lee
Prop F, which narrowly loss by 2 percent will likely be getting another go in the next Presidential election year.
Prop F, which narrowly loss by 2 percent will likely be getting another go in the next Presidential election year. more
SF youth voting activists pledge to try again in 2020
Examiner (12/01/2016)
Dec
01
Kitties!
by Derek Lee
For a limited of time only you can adopt a cat at Supervisor Katy Tang's office.
For a limited of time only you can adopt a cat at Supervisor Katy Tang's office. more
San Francisco supervisor turns office into pet adoption center
KGO-TV (12/01/2016)
Dec
01
Hillary Ronen's First Post-Election Interview
by Derek Lee
The new District 9 Supervisor talks Trump and The Mission in her first post-election interview.
The new District 9 Supervisor talks Trump and The Mission in her first post-election interview. more
In first post-election interview, Hillary Ronen talks Trump and SF Mission
Mission Loc@l (12/01/2016)
Dec
01
Free City College Moves Forward to Board
by Derek Lee
Prop W, the free City College measure that didn't actually set aside money for said purpose may actually get to still fulfill its campaign promise.
Prop W, the free City College measure that didn't actually set aside money for said purpose may actually get to still fulfill its campaign promise. more
Balancing SF budget could come at cost of free City College
Examiner (12/01/2016)
Money to make CCSF free gets OK from supervisors’ committee
Chronicle (12/01/2016)
Dec
01
Freedom of ISP Choice
by Derek Lee
Supervisor Mark Farrell's legislation to allow tenants to choose any licensed internet provider of their choice moves forward to the full Board.
Supervisor Mark Farrell's legislation to allow tenants to choose any licensed internet provider of their choice moves forward to the full Board. more
SF supes panel OKs boosting tenants’ choice in Internet providers
Chronicle (12/01/2016)
Dec
01
Op-Ed: What's Next On SF's Agenda?
by Derek Lee
The election season's over, Trump's President, but San Francisco moves forward! Conor Johnston gives us a breakdown on what's next for San Francisco in 2017.
The election season's over, Trump's President, but San Francisco moves forward! Conor Johnston gives us a breakdown on what's next for San Francisco in 2017. more
Where we go from here: San Francisco’s 2017 agenda
Examiner (12/01/2016)
Dec
01
SFO Seawall Eroding
by Derek Lee
Seeing as runways don't generally work well with water on them, SFO officials move to quickly repair damage to SFO's seawall.
Seeing as runways don't generally work well with water on them, SFO officials move to quickly repair damage to SFO's seawall. more
SFO Grappling With Emergency Repairs to Eroded Seawall
KQED (12/01/2016)
Dec
01
Nevius Out, Talbot In
by Derek Lee

Salon founder and "Season of the Witch" writer David Talbot will be joining the Chronicle as their new columnist.

Salon founder and "Season of the Witch" writer David Talbot will be joining the Chronicle as their new columnist.

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David Talbot comes to The Chronicle: A note to our readers
Chronicle (12/01/2016)
Nov
30
Millennium Tower Fight Heats Up
by Justin Jones
After declining to answer questions, a UC Berkeley Professor who signed off on the sinking Millennium Tower will be subpoenaed by Supervisor Aaron Peskin.
After declining to answer questions, a UC Berkeley Professor who signed off on the sinking Millennium Tower will be subpoenaed by Supervisor Aaron Peskin. more
Engineer who signed off on Millennium Tower to be subpoenaed to testify
SF Business Times (11/30/2016)
Nov
30
Warriors Arena Makes Another Slam Dunk
by Justin Jones
The state appeals court threw out a lawsuit by the anti-arena group Mission Bay Alliance yesterday, moving the arena closer to becoming a reality. If all goes to plan, the Warriors w... more
The state appeals court threw out a lawsuit by the anti-arena group Mission Bay Alliance yesterday, moving the arena closer to becoming a reality. If all goes to plan, the Warriors will be playing in SF in 2019. more
Appeals court upholds plan to build Warriors arena in Mission Bay
Examiner (11/30/2016)
Court sides with Warriors over proposed Mission Bay arena
Chronicle (11/30/2016)
Nov
30
Matier and Ross on the Raiders
by Justin Jones
With Raiders owner Mark Davis trying very hard to move the team to Sin City, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is pitching a potential $1.3 billion dollar deal to keep them in town.
With Raiders owner Mark Davis trying very hard to move the team to Sin City, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is pitching a potential $1.3 billion dollar deal to keep them in town. more
Outline emerges of Oakland stadium deal to keep Raiders
Chronicle (11/30/2016)
Nov
30
So Long, Scott
by Justin Jones
While they didn't always see eye to eye on the issues, fellow Supervisors of Scott Wiener heaped praise on the Supe at his last meeting on the Land Use and Transportation Committee.
While they didn't always see eye to eye on the issues, fellow Supervisors of Scott Wiener heaped praise on the Supe at his last meeting on the Land Use and Transportation Committee. more
City Hall bids farewell to Supervisor Wiener
Examiner (11/30/2016)
Nov
30
MUNI Hacking Saga Continues with FBI Investigation
by Justin Jones
After a $73,000 ransom demand to return control of hacked SFMTA computers, the FBI has announced that they will investigate the matter. Thus far, the SFMTA has refused to pay the ran... more
After a $73,000 ransom demand to return control of hacked SFMTA computers, the FBI has announced that they will investigate the matter. Thus far, the SFMTA has refused to pay the ransom and is slowly bringing their computers back online. more
FBI announces investigation into Muni hacking
Examiner (11/30/2016)
FBI, DHS investigating ransomware attack against San Francisco’s Muni transit system, agency says
Washington Times (11/30/2016)
San Francisco Railway ‘Never Considered Paying the Ransom’ To Hackers
Forbes (11/30/2016)
Nov
30
SF Considers More Funds to Fight Deportations
by Justin Jones
With Trump taking office in a few months and promising to increase immigrant deportations, Supervisor David Campos introduced legislation which would beef up the Public Defender's of... more
With Trump taking office in a few months and promising to increase immigrant deportations, Supervisor David Campos introduced legislation which would beef up the Public Defender's office and other organizations which could help fight deportations. more
San Francisco officials seek $5M to block deportations
KRON 4 (11/30/2016)
SF considers spending $7M to block deportations in Trump era
Examiner (11/30/2016)
SF Supervisor Campos to seek funding to block deportations
Chronicle (11/30/2016)
Nov
30
Quentin Kopp vs. The Mayor
by Justin Jones
The newest ethics commissioner, Quentin Kopp, is calling for an investigation into Mayor Lee's involvement with the campaign committee that worked to defeat Props D, H, L, and M.
The newest ethics commissioner, Quentin Kopp, is calling for an investigation into Mayor Lee's involvement with the campaign committee that worked to defeat Props D, H, L, and M. more
Kopp doesn’t take long to make waves at Ethics Commission
Chronicle (11/30/2016)
Nov
30
SF Mag on the POA
by Justin Jones
Joe Eskenazi takes a deep look into what drives the SF Police Officers Association.
Joe Eskenazi takes a deep look into what drives the SF Police Officers Association. more
The Force Inside the Force
SF Magazine (11/30/2016)
Nov
29
Federal Budget Breakdown
by Corey Smith
Emily Green breaks down the $1 billion the City gets from the federal government.
Emily Green breaks down the $1 billion the City gets from the federal government. more
SF programs at risk under sanctuary city defunding
Chronicle (11/29/2016)
Nov
29
Campos Looks To Fund Sanctuary Promise
by Corey Smith
Supervisor David Campos is expected to introduce legislation today that would provide funding for legal representation for immigrants that are at risk of being deported.
Supervisor David Campos is expected to introduce legislation today that would provide funding for legal representation for immigrants that are at risk of being deported. more
SF Supervisor Campos to seek funding to block deportations
Chronicle (11/29/2016)
Nov
29
Dems Win Supermajority
by Corey Smith
Democrats in Sacramento have won a supermajority in both the State Senate and State Assembly. 
Democrats in Sacramento have won a supermajority in both the State Senate and State Assembly.  more
Senate win gives California Dems supermajority in both houses
Chronicle (11/29/2016)
Nov
29
SFMTA Hack Update
by Corey Smith
SFMTA says that paying the $73,000 ransom was never an option and despite claims, their systems are operating normally. 
SFMTA says that paying the $73,000 ransom was never an option and despite claims, their systems are operating normally.  more
Hacked Muni refused $73,000 ransom demand; computers restored
Chronicle (11/29/2016)
SFMTA denies claim that computer system attack has been ongoing
Examiner (11/29/2016)
Nov
29
Union Look To Future Justice Choice
by Corey Smith
A Trump Supreme Count nomination could mean a very different future for unions. 
A Trump Supreme Count nomination could mean a very different future for unions.  more
Trump’s Supreme Court pick could strike crippling blow to unions
Chronicle (11/29/2016)
Nov
29
TDM to BOS
by Corey Smith
"Transportation Demand Management", a City program intended to reduce car use, made it's debut at the Board of Supervisor's Land Use Committee yesterday.
"Transportation Demand Management", a City program intended to reduce car use, made it's debut at the Board of Supervisor's Land Use Committee yesterday. more
SF wants less car
Examiner (11/29/2016)