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2014/09/18 02:24
2014/09/18 02:24
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San Francisco drag queens met with Facebook executives Wednesday but no changes were made to the social media company's policy on using real names. The meeting came as a war of words has intensified...
2014/09/18 02:24
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2014/09/16 16:02
2014/09/16 16:02
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Although there are five seats on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors up for reelection this fall, incumbents face few contenders with the requisite cash and political juice needed to mount a...
2014/09/09 16:57
2014/09/09 16:57
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The California legislative session is over for 2014 without much change in the status of medical cannabis — and that’s kind of a good thing, given what was being proposed. California medical...
2014/09/05 15:49
2014/09/05 15:49
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Democrats are much happier than Republicans with both the direction California is taking and the Legislature's job performance, a new Field Poll finds. Overall, 43 percent of California voters think...
2014/09/04 03:57
2014/09/04 03:57
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A proposed law that would limit the removal of an elected board of trustees from California's community colleges, such as when City College of San Francisco's board was temporarily replaced by a...
2014/09/03 19:01
2014/09/03 19:01
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At a moment when San Francisco politics has slid toward the slippery center — when one-time progressives align with business elites, the political rhetoric seems hollow, and the vaunted value of...
2014/08/31 07:58
2014/08/31 07:58
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It must be a cold day in hell. The cow jumped over the moon. And pigs are flying somewhere. No, the Legislature hasn’t resorted to catchy slogans to address problems facing our state. This is what one...
2014/08/30 06:22
2014/08/30 06:22
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SACRAMENTO -- Lawmakers approved a package of bills Friday designed to regulate the pumping of groundwater for the first time in California history. The legislation -- which reflects the most...
2014/08/29 05:57
2014/08/29 05:57
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A bill that seeks to make the accreditation system for California's 112 community colleges more transparent landed on the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown this week after receiving unanimous support from the...
2014/08/27 13:58
2014/08/27 13:58
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It’s a legislative tradition for last-minute policy proposals to crop up in the final weeks of session through the gut-and-amend process, but so far the bills that have emerged are more curious than...
2014/08/26 19:01
2014/08/26 19:01
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Did the soda industry buy a prominent progressive political endorsement? Sunday's San Francisco Chronicle raised the question in a story by Heather Knight, who goes on to air a number of rumors...
2014/08/26 02:58
2014/08/26 02:58
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California Attorney General Kamala Harris and attorney Douglas Emhoff were married Friday at the courthouse in Santa Barbara, her office said. The attorney general’s sister, Maya Harris,...
2014/08/23 08:05
2014/08/23 08:05
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Anyone who has sat through prickly Thanksgiving dinner conversations with a stream of uncles, cousins, girlfriends and fiances chiming in already knows family is complicated. There are stepparents,...
2014/08/22 01:05
2014/08/22 01:05
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SACRAMENTO — Seeking to act before the Legislature adjourns next week, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders announced Thursday they will try to push through urgency measures to ensure children who...
2014/08/21 22:56
2014/08/21 22:56
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers are sending legislation to Gov. Jerry Brown to force greater disclosure in political campaigns. The Assembly on Thursday passed two bills aimed at...
2014/08/21 00:05
2014/08/21 00:05
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SACRAMENTO — Seeking to change California's laws to adapt to the realities of modern families, lawmakers on Wednesday sent to Gov. Jerry Brown bills that deal with issues such as surrogate parenthood,...
2014/08/20 04:57
2014/08/20 04:57
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Nearly a year after a series of protests outside a Polk Gulch apartment complex, Gum Gee Lee, an elderly San Francisco woman who had faced eviction along with her husband and disabled daughter, stood...
2014/08/19 04:18
2014/08/19 04:18
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Success has many fathers, the saying goes, but failure is an orphan. Plenty of people are responsible for the collapse of a potentially landmark bill enacting the first statewide rules for medical...
2014/08/19 01:18
2014/08/19 01:18
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Questionable campaign practices at the state and local level prompted state lawmakers to approve three reform bills Monday, including one adopted after a lobbyist was fined for...
2014/08/19 01:06
2014/08/19 01:06
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A national debate over the Washington Redskins' name spilled into the California Legislature on Monday, leading to a testy exchange between two lawmakers. A resolution urging a...
2014/09/18 02:24
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