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Bay Area Reporter
DCCC candidates differ on need for safe injection siteand even violence against vulnerable users such as women," wrote Kim, 38, who i
DCCC candidates differ on need for safe injection site
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 18 hours ago
and even violence against vulnerable users such as women," wrote Kim, 38, who is straight and represents District 6 on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. "The primary obstacle is the constitutional barrier to publicly funding such a... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
A soldier speaks of war, 70 years laterhaving a parallel civic-oriented career. He served as a producer and moderator
A soldier speaks of war, 70 years later
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
having a parallel civic-oriented career. He served as a producer and moderator for KQED Public Television, a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, a state chairman of the California Democratic Party and a chief administrative officer of... Read more
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The New Yorker
Saving America from Plastic BagsBarbados, where she saw plastic bags of all colors disfiguring the beaches. Dur
Saving America from Plastic Bags
The New Yorker / Posted 6 days ago
Barbados, where she saw plastic bags of all colors disfiguring the beaches. During a volunteer stint in the office of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, she put in hundreds of hours helping California municipalities that were trying to get... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Supervisor aims to ban use of local money in states with anti-LGBT lawsRelated Stories SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) -- San Francisco Board of Supervisors Sco
Supervisor aims to ban use of local money in states with anti-LGBT laws
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 6 days ago
Related Stories SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) -- San Francisco Board of Supervisors Scott Wiener on Tuesday introduced legislation that would ban the use of local taxpayer dollars in states that enact anti-LGBT laws. The proposal comes on the heels of Mayor... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
San Francisco adopts law requiring solar panels on all new buildingsThe city’s San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed the new rule o
San Francisco adopts law requiring solar panels on all new buildings
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 12 days ago
The city’s San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed the new rule on Tuesday, making the metropolis the largest in the US to mandate solar installations on new properties. Smaller Californian cities such as Lancaster and Sebastopol... Read more
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The Verge
This startup delivers HIV-prevention pills to your doorstep via an appof taking the drug. In San Francisco, thanks to an aggressive public health ca
This startup delivers HIV-prevention pills to your doorstep via an app
The Verge / Posted 12 days ago
of taking the drug. In San Francisco, thanks to an aggressive public health campaign, that stigma is fading. In 2014, San Francisco Board of Supervisors member Scott Wiener published an article in the Huffington Post, revealing that he is on... Read more
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CNBC
SolarCity shares surge on SanFran ordinanceThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed a bill requiring solar
SolarCity shares surge on SanFran ordinance
CNBC / Posted 12 days ago
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed a bill requiring solar panels being installed on new small and midsize residential and commercial buildings within the city. Shares of SolarCity have advanced 25 percent in the past month.... Read more
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Officer.com
4/20 Pot Fest has San Francisco Police on Guardat the annual unsanctioned stoner-fest on Wednesday. But for the third year in
4/20 Pot Fest has San Francisco Police on Guard
Officer.com / Posted 12 days ago
at the annual unsanctioned stoner-fest on Wednesday. But for the third year in a row, London Breed, president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, has rallied the city's agencies to combat snarled traffic -- and ensure that revelers... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
San Francisco First to Require Solar PanelsThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously passed legislatio
San Francisco First to Require Solar Panels
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 12 days ago
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously passed legislation to require that solar panels be installed on new residential and commercial buildings constructed in the city. Supervisor Scott Wiener, who wrote the legislation, said... Read more
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NBC San Diego
San Francisco First to Require Solar PanelsThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously passed legislatio
San Francisco First to Require Solar Panels
NBC San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously passed legislation to require that solar panels be installed on new residential and commercial buildings constructed in the city. Supervisor Scott Wiener, who wrote the legislation, said... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
San Francisco First to Require Solar PanelsThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously passed legislatio
San Francisco First to Require Solar Panels
NBC Bay Area / Posted 12 days ago
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously passed legislation to require that solar panels be installed on new residential and commercial buildings constructed in the city. Supervisor Scott Wiener, who wrote the legislation, said... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tragic death of woman who fell down cinema stairs and lay undiscovered for dayschildren were awarded almost £2million following her tragic death Her two chil
Tragic death of woman who fell down cinema stairs and lay undiscovered for days
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
children were awarded almost £2million following her tragic death Her two children were awarded almost £2million by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors three months ago. The San Francisco coroner ruled at her inquest her death was due to... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
San Francisco just became the first big US city to require solar panels on new buildingsmay be known for its fog, but the city wants to turn the sunny days it does get
San Francisco just became the first big US city to require solar panels on new buildings
Stamford Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
may be known for its fog, but the city wants to turn the sunny days it does get into power for its buildings. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously passed legislation that would require new construction that is... Read more
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Connecticut Post
San Francisco just became the first big US city to require solar panels on new buildingsmay be known for its fog, but the city wants to turn the sunny days it does get
San Francisco just became the first big US city to require solar panels on new buildings
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 days ago
may be known for its fog, but the city wants to turn the sunny days it does get into power for its buildings. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously passed legislation that would require new construction that is... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco just became the first big US city to require solar panels on new buildingsmay be known for its fog, but the city wants to turn the sunny days it does get
San Francisco just became the first big US city to require solar panels on new buildings
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
may be known for its fog, but the city wants to turn the sunny days it does get into power for its buildings. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously passed legislation that would require new construction that is... Read more
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Business Insider
San Francisco just became the first big US city to require solar panels on new buildingsmay be known for its fog, but the city wants to turn the sunny days it does get
San Francisco just became the first big US city to require solar panels on new buildings
Business Insider / Posted 13 days ago
may be known for its fog, but the city wants to turn the sunny days it does get into power for its buildings. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously passed legislation that would require new construction that is... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
San Francisco May Take $3.45M for Deadly Asiana CrashThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors is considering a $3.45 million payout fr
San Francisco May Take $3.45M for Deadly Asiana Crash
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 18 days ago
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is considering a $3.45 million payout from Asiana Airlines to settle the city's claim from an airport crash that killed three people and injured nearly 200. City Attorney Dennis Herrera on Wednesday called the... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
U.S. lags behind in paid parental leaveUnited States is the only industrialized country that does not guarantee paid l
U.S. lags behind in paid parental leave
The Daily Cougar / Posted 18 days ago
United States is the only industrialized country that does not guarantee paid leave? The law, unanimously approved by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors last Tuesday, piggybacks on the California state mandate that funds parental leave with 55... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Francisco may take $3.45 million payout for Asiana crashSAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is considering a $3.45
San Francisco may take $3.45 million payout for Asiana crash
The Mercury News / Posted 19 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is considering a $3.45 million payout from Asiana Airlines to settle the city's claim from an airport crash that killed three people and injured nearly 200. City Attorney Dennis Herrera on... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Asiana to pay San Francisco $3.45 million over 2013 crashSAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is considering a $3
Asiana to pay San Francisco $3.45 million over 2013 crash
KTVN Reno / Posted 19 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is considering a $3.45 million payout from Asiana Airlines to settle claims from an airport crash that killed three people and injured nearly 200. The proposed settlement is scheduled to be... Read more
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Salon.com
San Francisco may take $3.45 million payout for Asiana crashSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is considering a $3
San Francisco may take $3.45 million payout for Asiana crash
Salon.com / Posted 19 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is considering a $3.45 million payout from Asiana Airlines to settle the city’s claim from an airport crash that killed three people and injured nearly 200. City Attorney Dennis Herrera on... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
San Francisco may take $3.45 million payout for Asiana crashSAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is considering a $3
San Francisco may take $3.45 million payout for Asiana crash
The Record Searchlight / Posted 19 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is considering a $3.45 million payout from Asiana Airlines to settle the city's claim from an airport crash that killed three people and injured nearly 200. City Attorney Dennis Herrera on... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
SF supervisors tackle alleged police misconduct, safe housingThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors took on a diverse agenda Tuesday, and we
SF supervisors tackle alleged police misconduct, safe housing
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors took on a diverse agenda Tuesday, and weighed in on matters ranging from decrepit buildings to police misconduct and a 100-foot height increase at a Transbay development in exchange for more affordable... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Three men and an unborn baby: inside San Francisco's fight for paid family leaveadvantage of. “I think it’s important for allies to step up sometimes,” he say
Three men and an unborn baby: inside San Francisco's fight for paid family leave
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 25 days ago
advantage of. “I think it’s important for allies to step up sometimes,” he says, noting that there are no mothers on the San Francisco board of supervisors, a matter he calls a “gaping hole” in this deeply inclusive city’s power structure. “In... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Gay TV series will film in SF soonpurely speculation," he said. Milk became the first out LGBT elected official
Gay TV series will film in SF soon
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 26 days ago
purely speculation," he said. Milk became the first out LGBT elected official in California when he won a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977. White, a former supervisor, assassinated Milk and Mayor George Moscone in City... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
GGNRA dog restrictions challenged by federal lawsuit in San FranciscoRelated Stories SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)— Dog owners fighting proposed limits on do
GGNRA dog restrictions challenged by federal lawsuit in San Francisco
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 26 days ago
Related Stories SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)— Dog owners fighting proposed limits on dog walking in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area have filed a federal lawsuit in San Francisco against the National Park Service seeking to force the agency to... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
San Francisco approves historic parental leave measureto enjoy fully-paid parental leave thanks to a new measure approved Tuesday – t
San Francisco approves historic parental leave measure
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 26 days ago
to enjoy fully-paid parental leave thanks to a new measure approved Tuesday – the first of its kind in the nation. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously backed the measure, which would provide both parents with six weeks of... Read more
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11 News Houston
San Francisco passes most generous family leave lawcity in the country to require employers to offer six weeks of fully paid leave
San Francisco passes most generous family leave law
11 News Houston / Posted 26 days ago
city in the country to require employers to offer six weeks of fully paid leave for new parents. The unanimous vote by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors comes a day after New York passed a law requiring up to 12 weeks of partially paid time... Read more
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Island Packet
San Francisco becomes first in U.S. to mandate fully paid family leavesay the issue is gaining momentum across the country much like the debate over
San Francisco becomes first in U.S. to mandate fully paid family leave
Island Packet / Posted 26 days ago
say the issue is gaining momentum across the country much like the debate over a higher minimum wage. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday after supporters said six weeks of fully paid leave is needed... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
San Francisco approves historic parental leave measureto enjoy fully paid parental leave thanks to a new measure approved Tuesday — t
San Francisco approves historic parental leave measure
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 26 days ago
to enjoy fully paid parental leave thanks to a new measure approved Tuesday — the first of its kind in the nation. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously backed the measure, which would provide both parents with six weeks of fully... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
San Francisco becomes first in U.S. to mandate fully paid family leavesay the issue is gaining momentum across the country much like the debate over
San Francisco becomes first in U.S. to mandate fully paid family leave
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
say the issue is gaining momentum across the country much like the debate over a higher minimum wage. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday after supporters said six weeks of fully paid leave is needed... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
San Francisco passes most generous family leave lawcity in the country to require employers to offer six weeks of fully paid leave
San Francisco passes most generous family leave law
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 26 days ago
city in the country to require employers to offer six weeks of fully paid leave for new parents. The unanimous vote by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors comes a day after New York passed a law requiring up to 12 weeks of partially paid time... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
San Francisco passes most generous family leave lawcity in the country to require employers to offer six weeks of fully paid leave
San Francisco passes most generous family leave law
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 26 days ago
city in the country to require employers to offer six weeks of fully paid leave for new parents. The unanimous vote by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors comes a day after New York passed a law requiring up to 12 weeks of partially paid time... Read more
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Reuters
San Francisco is first U.S. city to set fully paid parental leavestate benefit rules for private-sector employees, a city supervisor said on Tue
San Francisco is first U.S. city to set fully paid parental leave
Reuters / Posted 27 days ago
state benefit rules for private-sector employees, a city supervisor said on Tuesday. The law, unanimously approved by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, grants six-week leave for fathers and mothers working for companies with 20 or more... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
San Francisco approves historic parental leave measureto enjoy fully-paid parental leave thanks to a new measure approved Tuesday – t
San Francisco approves historic parental leave measure
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 27 days ago
to enjoy fully-paid parental leave thanks to a new measure approved Tuesday – the first of its kind in the nation. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously backed the measure, which would provide both parents with six weeks of... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
San Francisco passes most generous family leave lawcity in the country to require employers to offer six weeks of fully paid leave
San Francisco passes most generous family leave law
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 27 days ago
city in the country to require employers to offer six weeks of fully paid leave for new parents. The unanimous vote by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors comes a day after New York passed a law requiring up to 12 weeks of partially paid time... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Paid parental leave in San Francisco, where hardly anyone can afford a familyStarting a family in San Francisco just got sweeter — about 45 percent sweeter.
Paid parental leave in San Francisco, where hardly anyone can afford a family
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 27 days ago
Starting a family in San Francisco just got sweeter — about 45 percent sweeter. Let us explain: On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to pass a law requiring employers to pay 100 percent of an employee’s salary for six... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
A look at San Francisco's paid parental leaveand CEO Mark Dwight poses inside his Rickshaw Bagworks factory store on Monday,
A look at San Francisco's paid parental leave
The Record Searchlight / Posted 27 days ago
and CEO Mark Dwight poses inside his Rickshaw Bagworks factory store on Monday, April 4, 2016, in San Francisco. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is voting on whether to require six weeks of fully paid leave for new parents - a move... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
San Francisco passes most generous family leave lawcity in the country to require employers to offer six weeks of fully paid leave
San Francisco passes most generous family leave law
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 27 days ago
city in the country to require employers to offer six weeks of fully paid leave for new parents. The unanimous vote by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors comes a day after New York passed a law requiring up to 12 weeks of partially paid time... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Paid parental leave in San Francisco, where hardly anyone can afford a familyStarting a family in San Francisco just got sweeter — about 45 percent sweeter.
Paid parental leave in San Francisco, where hardly anyone can afford a family
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 27 days ago
Starting a family in San Francisco just got sweeter — about 45 percent sweeter. Let us explain: On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to pass a law requiring employers to pay 100 percent of an employee’s salary for six... Read more
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News 10 WILX
San Francisco requires employers to offer 6 weeks of fully paid leave to parentsthe first city in the U.S to require employers to offer six weeks of fully paid
San Francisco requires employers to offer 6 weeks of fully paid leave to parents
News 10 WILX / Posted 27 days ago
the first city in the U.S to require employers to offer six weeks of fully paid parental leave for their employees. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on the measure on Tuesday. The legislation aims to help low income... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Paid parental leave in San Francisco, where hardly anyone can afford a familyStarting a family in San Francisco just got sweeter — about 45 percent sweeter.
Paid parental leave in San Francisco, where hardly anyone can afford a family
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 27 days ago
Starting a family in San Francisco just got sweeter — about 45 percent sweeter. Let us explain: On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to pass a law requiring employers to pay 100 percent of an employee’s salary for six... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
San Francisco approves full leave for parentssay the issue is gaining momentum across the country much like the debate over
San Francisco approves full leave for parents
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 27 days ago
say the issue is gaining momentum across the country much like the debate over a higher minimum wage. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday after supporters said six weeks of fully paid leave is needed... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Homeowners find flood insurance stipulations leave them with unexpected costs>> San Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parentsSan Francisco approv
Homeowners find flood insurance stipulations leave them with unexpected costs
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 27 days ago
>> San Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parentsSan Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parents The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is voting on whether to require six weeks of fully paid leave for new parents - a move... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Gun shop owners on alert after ATF issues letter about firearm burglaries>> San Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parentsSan Francisco approv
Gun shop owners on alert after ATF issues letter about firearm burglaries
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 27 days ago
>> San Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parentsSan Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parents The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is voting on whether to require six weeks of fully paid leave for new parents - a move... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
York County deputy injured in crash while pursuing vehicle>> San Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parentsSan Francisco approv
York County deputy injured in crash while pursuing vehicle
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 27 days ago
>> San Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parentsSan Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parents The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is voting on whether to require six weeks of fully paid leave for new parents - a move... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Local activists ask North Charleston gang members to call them>> San Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parentsSan Francisco approv
Local activists ask North Charleston gang members to call them
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 27 days ago
>> San Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parentsSan Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parents The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is voting on whether to require six weeks of fully paid leave for new parents - a move... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A look at San Francisco's paid parental leaveWomen hold up signs at a rally supporting paid family leave at City Hall in San
A look at San Francisco's paid parental leave
Connecticut Post / Posted 27 days ago
Women hold up signs at a rally supporting paid family leave at City Hall in San Francisco, Tuesday, April 5, 2016. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is voting on whether to require six weeks of fully paid leave for new parents - a move that... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Bollywood actor denies links to offshore firms>> San Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parentsSan Francisco approv
Bollywood actor denies links to offshore firms
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 27 days ago
>> San Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parentsSan Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parents The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is voting on whether to require six weeks of fully paid leave for new parents - a move... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Actress Helen Mirren to present 'Jewish Nobel' in Jerusalem>> San Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parentsSan Francisco approv
Actress Helen Mirren to present 'Jewish Nobel' in Jerusalem
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 27 days ago
>> San Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parentsSan Francisco approves fully paid leave for new parents The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is voting on whether to require six weeks of fully paid leave for new parents - a move... Read more
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