Sarah Ravani, SF Chronicle

Sarah Ravani

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San Francisco, CA, United States

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Past articles by Sarah:

1 death in shooting near Oakland Coliseum

A person was shot and killed Sunday about a mile from the Oakland Coliseum. → Read More

Man shot in Antioch carjacking, police say

A man was in serious but stable condition after he was shot by an Antioch carjacker, authorities said. → Read More

Oakland launches team to remove abandoned vehicles from city streets

Oakland announced Thursday that it’s launching a team of civilians to remove abandoned vehicles from city streets, responding to a key complaint from city resid → Read More

Hackers release data of thousands of Oakland city workers — including senior officials

Hackers have released the personal information of current and former City of Oakland employees, including their Social Security numbers and home addresses → Read More

Oakland police beef up resources to combat illegal sideshows

The Police Department deployed additional resources over the weekend to combat the illegal events and said participants’ vehicles could be seized for 30 days. → Read More

Oaklanders say homelessness is the most urgent issue facing the city

A new survey finds that homelessness is the top issue Oakland residents say the city needs to address. → Read More

With Skinner out in 2024 election, California State Senate race is on for East Bay seat

Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín and Oakland Council Member Dan Kalb plan bids for the state Senate seat of Sen. Nancy Skinner, who leaves after 2024 election. → Read More

'Spontaneous combustion’ fire at Harris Ranch sends flames skyward near I-5

What Cal Fire called a “spontaneous combustion” fire burned Sunday into the night sky above Harris ranch, a large cattle feedlot along Interstate 5. → Read More

Oakland police have faced scandals and controversies for two decades. Here’s a look back

The Oakland Police Department’s troubled history spans more than 20 years and nearly a... → Read More

Maps show which Oakland neighborhoods helped elect Sheng Thao mayor

Sheng Thao dominated West Oakland in the mayoral race, while Loren Taylor performed better... → Read More

Is the ‘Tripledemic’ putting more masks on Bay Area faces? Here’s what our survey found

Once again, The Chronicle sent reporters to local grocery stores to count who is and... → Read More

This map shows where Oakland says it can build over 36,000 new homes

Oakland must accommodate 26,000 new homes by 2031. It says it can build more than 36,000. → Read More

One Bay Area city tried to figure out the true cost of homelessness. Here’s what it found

Oakland estimates it is spending $122 million per year on homelessness out of a nearly $2... → Read More

Is Oakland more progressive than San Francisco? Here’s what political experts say

The election earlier this month sparked the question: Which Bay Area city is more liberal... → Read More

Richmond grandma falls behind on rent during pandemic, but help steps in to avert eviction

After job losses and deaths in the family, Season of Sharing assisted with repaying back... → Read More

All of Oakland’s ballot measures pass

Oakland voters on weighed in on 10 measures in total, including three related to housing... → Read More

Paul Pelosi attack: From nudist activism to online hate, suspect David DePape’s strange descent

DePape, 42, is accused of breaking into the San Francisco home of Democratic House Speaker... → Read More

How many cops does Oakland need? These mayoral candidates say they know the answer

Tragedies have broken the hearts of Oaklanders over the past year as gun violence grips... → Read More

Owners bring their beloved pets for a blessing at S.F. church: ‘I hope it’s working’

A small but enthusiastic crowd of Chihuahuas, terriers, Labradors and more turned out... → Read More

Man on bicycle struck by two cars dies in South Bay hit-and-run

A bicyclist died early Sunday after he was struck by two vehicles in a hit-and-run in San... → Read More