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Heather Knight

SF Chronicle

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Past articles by Heather:

Do San Francisco supervisors support arresting fentanyl dealers? We asked them

A political advocacy group asked Mayor London Breed and all 11 city supervisors whether... → Read More

'It's insane': Only-in-S.F. tactic to kill or slow housing might be on the chopping block

The Assembly member introduced state legislation that would bar cities from allowing... → Read More

A $1.75 million S.F. home became one couple’s ‘House from Hell.’ Now they’re giving up on the city

A San Francisco couple has waited close to two years for permits to remodel their Bernal... → Read More

S.F. Toiletgate: City is being gifted a free bathroom, but it’s still going to cost $1 million

The Noe Valley Town Square will finally get a toilet that doesn’t cost $1.7 million. But... → Read More

S.F. group is pushing for lower speed limits. Here’s where it tracked most dangerous speeds

At least 30 people have died in traffic on San Francisco’s streets this year, one shy of... → Read More

A hard right turn? No, the election just shows voters want a San Francisco that works

City voters supported more moderate candidates, but they also funded public transit,... → Read More

What it’s like to hike San Francisco’s best trail — and its worst

San Francisco has many stunningly gorgeous trails, but some are better than others. I... → Read More

Two reporters. 27 Bay Area transit agencies. How many can they ride in one day?

For Total Transit 2022, Heather Knight and Peter Hartlaub are attempting to ride every Bay Area transit agency in a single day. Follow their progress here. → Read More

‘He’s back’: Alleged stalker returns to S.F. after judge dismisses case, sparking new complaints from women

A San Francisco judge notoriously dismissed the case of a man accused of stalking a teenage girl. Now, the man is back. → Read More

‘Frozen in animosity’: Do San Francisco City Hall politics need to be so toxic?

Assembly Member Matt Haney says his first four months in California’s Legislature have... → Read More

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