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Heather Knight

SF Chronicle

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Past articles by Heather:

S.F. and Daly City embarked on teacher housing projects at the same time. Guess which one has opened?

In 2017, Daly City and San Francisco committed to build teacher housing. Five years... → Read More

50-year-old traffic signals and floppy disks: Here’s why Muni wants another $400 million to fix S.F. transit

The longest elevator ride west of the Mississippi takes Chronicle columnist Heather... → Read More

Facing recall, Chesa Boudin says he puts victims first. Advocates in his office dispute that

Facing a recall, SF District Attorney Chesa Boudin says helping crime victims is his proudest achievement. But victim advocates in his office tell columnist Heather Knight that assessment is off base. → Read More

‘Everything was a battle’: S.F. homelessness nonprofit leader leaves Bay Area as cost of living soars

San Francisco sees residents leave the city all the time, but they usually do so quietly.... → Read More

D.A. Chesa Boudin recall: New poll of S.F. voters suggests he might be in trouble

A new poll of 800 San Franciscans likely to vote in June shows worrying numbers for... → Read More

Exclusive: Gavin Newsom has a bold new mental health plan, inspired by the misery on S.F. streets. Will it work?

The governor tells columnist Heather Knight that he’s “disgusted” with the inhumane... → Read More

More S.F. residents share stories of police standing idly by as crimes unfold: ‘They didn’t want to be bothered’

The man alleged to have wrecked a prized San Francisco parklet is in jail — but only... → Read More

A San Francisco sixth-grader was enrolled at a public middle school but never showed up. She got A’s anyway

How did a student receive A’s from a San Francisco public school she’s never... → Read More

S.F. adores the Tree Twins. Meet the men underneath the matching Christmas tree costumes

Spotting the Tree Twins and posing for selfies has become a true San Francisco holiday... → Read More

Why a progressive prosecutor just left D.A. Chesa Boudin's office and joined the recall effort

More than 50 attorneys and other staff have left the San Francisco District Attorney’s... → Read More

Two cyclists killed. Two drivers arrested. And in supposedly equitable S.F., two very different outcomes

One day in San Francisco saw two women killed by hit-and-run drivers just three hours... → Read More

S.F. will soon have 10 different teams to respond to crises on the streets. But it's not always clear how to call them for help

San Francisco’s new street outreach teams are great, but what’s the best way to get... → Read More

After epic battles, S.F. poised to make JFK Drive in Golden Gate Park car-free for good

54 years after it was first closed to cars on Sundays, there’s finally a likely... → Read More

Inside the secret studio where S.F.'s $12,000 bespoke trash can prototypes will be created

In San Francisco, everything must be bespoke and costly. Even trash cans. Take a peek... → Read More

'Freaking out': S.F. aftercare crisis has families worried as children head back to school

After 17 months of frustration, San Francisco public school parents have learned there... → Read More

What's the most San Francisco neighborhood in San Francisco? We know

When it comes to demographics most closely matching San Francisco as a whole, Census... → Read More

New poll numbers indicate S.F. board members in danger if recall election is held

Two parents are behind the recall campaign of three San Francisco school board members.... → Read More

S.F. neighbors fighting proposed Noe Valley McMansion say they'd welcome a fourplex in its place

Monster homes increasingly dot San Francisco’s neighborhoods in a city that allows... → Read More

Meet the S.F. dad working on the school board recall who confronted a petition thief in a viral video

A man in red glasses appears in a viral video to have swiped signed San Francisco school... → Read More

S.F. supervisor Aaron Peskin say he's entering 'alcohol treatment' after complaints

San Francisco Supervisor Aaron Peskin announced that he is entering “alcohol... → Read More