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Marchers with banner for Chelsea Manning, a Wikileaks whistleblower, marching at the 2014 Gay Pride Parade on Fifth Avenue. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

Pressure Increases for Obama to Grant Chelsea Manning Clemency

As the clock ticks down on Barack Obama’s presidency, the demand from…

 

A individual sleeps on the streets of San Francisco in May, 2015. (Photo courtesy Shutterstock)

San Francisco Receives $2.9M Grant to Help End Youth Homelessness

On Friday Jeff Kositsky, Director of the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing…

 

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Healthcare Rally Taking Place at City Hall This Weekend

Nurses, politicians and community members will be gathering on the steps of…

 

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2017 Marks 50 Years Since S.F.’s Summer of Love

This year is the 50th anniversary of the iconic 1967 Summer of…

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Small Growers Fear Changes Promised by Prop. 64

Flow Kana’s co-founder Adam Steinberg started his company with a vision: He…

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How Cannabis Is Changing Child-Proof Packaging

Child-proof packaging has not changed much in the last 46 years. Since…

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In California, there are three different statutes that determine the amount of time an employee can take of from work when a child is born: the Family Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act and the Pregnancy Disability Leave law. (Courtesy photo)

Maximize your paid time off when a child is born

This week’s question is from Cristy in Albany, who writes: Q: “Chris,…

In California, there are three different statutes that determine the amount of time an employee can take of from work when a child is born: the Family Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act and the Pregnancy Disability Leave law. (Courtesy photo)
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Globetrotters Show Curry How to Spin Basketball

Golden State Warriors point guard Steph Curry is an NBA champion, the…

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The blue whale carcass pre-necropsy in the Oakland Harbor. (Photo courtesy of Marine Mammal Center)

Public Won’t Get to See Dead Whale Be Necropsied

UPDATE: The necropsy is, (un)fortunately, not open to the public.  A dead…

The blue whale carcass pre-necropsy in the Oakland Harbor. (Photo courtesy of Marine Mammal Center)
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Local Teen Scores Audience With Michelle Obama

Gunn High School senior Kevin Ji, a 17-year-old from Palo Alto, skipped…

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