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San Francisco Chronicle
SF supervisors create office to handle coming cannabis businessThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday created a new “one-stop shop”
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday created a new “one-stop shop” to handle policies for marijuana businesses once recreational cannabis becomes legal. Supervisor Jeff Sheehy sponsored the ordinance to set up the Office of Cannabis,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
‘Yes in my backyard.’ Silicon Valley money fuels fight against state’s housing crisisof tech workers are saying ‘We want to be a part of the solution.’ ” State Sen
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
of tech workers are saying ‘We want to be a part of the solution.’ ” State Sen. Scott Wiener, who previously served on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, said even in bigger cities, neighborhood opposition can kill affordable housing projects... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Marijuana dispensary vote divides San Francisco Sunset residentsof the dispensary. A spokesman for The Apothecarium said they will not comment
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 11 days ago
of the dispensary. A spokesman for The Apothecarium said they will not comment until the planning department approves or denies their request for a conditional use permit. The decision could be appealed to the San Francisco Board of Super... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Crowdfunding underway for Alex Nieto memorial on Bernal Hillto a victim of police violence. Launched by friends and family of Alex Nieto, t
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
to a victim of police violence. Launched by friends and family of Alex Nieto, the crowdfunding campaign says: The San Francisco Board of Supervisors' voted 9 to 1 in favor of the "Amor for Alex Nieto Memorial," which means that this... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
S.F. supervisors amend, then pass, affordable housing lawThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed two pieces of legislat
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed two pieces of legislation intended to keep lower- and middle-class residents in the city, each requiring a hard-won compromise between the board’s moderate and progressive wings. The first law... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
In their own words, why teens are smoking lesshas long led the nation in restricting access to tobacco and continues to make
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 17 days ago
has long led the nation in restricting access to tobacco and continues to make it harder and more expensive to use. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently approved a city-wide ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products, including... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why have U.S. teen smoking rates fallen by more than two-thirds since 1999?has long led the nation in restricting access to tobacco and continues to make
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 18 days ago
has long led the nation in restricting access to tobacco and continues to make it harder and more expensive to use. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently approved a city-wide ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products, including... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
SF supes pass eviction legislationThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously for legislation me
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 19 days ago
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has voted unanimously for legislation meant to protect tenants from fraudulent owner move-in evictions. The city's current rent ordinance, which applies to most rental housing built before June 1979, allows an... Read more
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Breitbart
‘Sanctuary City’ San Francisco Pays Illegal Alien $190k for Reporting Him to ICEthe agreement has yet to be approved by the Board of Supervisors. The settleme
Breitbart / Posted 24 days ago
the agreement has yet to be approved by the Board of Supervisors. The settlement agreement — which was introduced to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday and has yet to be voted on — and lawsuit names a number of officers who were... Read more
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Breitbart
Report: Sanctuary City San Francisco to Pay Illegal Alien $190,000 Because Police Called ICE2014 and September 30, 2015. If the City of San Francisco’s proposed settlemen
Breitbart / Posted 25 days ago
2014 and September 30, 2015. If the City of San Francisco’s proposed settlement with Figueroa-Zarceno is approved by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, as is expected, it will set an expensive precedent that could well be replicated in all... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
SF Eviction Crackdown Passes After Investigative Unit SeriesWith a unanimous vote approving significant changes to the city’s rent ordinanc
NBC Bay Area / Posted 27 days ago
With a unanimous vote approving significant changes to the city’s rent ordinance, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors signaled Tuesday it intends to crack down on landlords who illegally evict tenants under false pretenses. The ordinance,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
SF supervisors ban employers from asking about previous payCiting concerns over the wage gap between women and men, the San Francisco Boar
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
Citing concerns over the wage gap between women and men, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to ban employers from asking job applicants how much money they made in previous positions. The measure, sponsored by... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Illinois Retail Merchant Association: Why tax a sugary soda and not a sugary frappucino?10: Bottles of soda are displayed in a cooler at a convenience store on June 10
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 27 days ago
10: Bottles of soda are displayed in a cooler at a convenience store on June 10, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco board of supervisors has approved an ordinance that would require warning labels to be placed on advertisements... Read more

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