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Hiding the condoms

Safeway's decision to move condoms into locked cabinets worries public health advocates

Banking on misfortune

New debit cards for unemployment benefits funnel more fees and customers to Bank of America


September 6, 2011
alert@sfbg.com THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 "Gavin Newsom: The Man, The Issues and the State of California"In a conversation with Scott Shafer, host of KQED's California Report,...


August 30, 2011
ALERTS By Oona Robertson alert@sfbg.comWEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31 "Dinner, Disco, & Dance" Mayoral candidate John Avalos, Sheriff candidate Ross Mirkarimi, and District Attorney candidate David Onek will...

Fairer trade?

Local coffee houses bypass Fair Trade, working directly with growers to get them more money


August 16, 2011
alert@sfbg.com SATURDAY 20Resist police violence In August 2001, Idris Stelley was shot numerous times and killed by police in the Metreon Center, the first of...


alerts@sfbg.comWEDNESDAY 10Protesting another police shooting Raheim Brown Jr., 20, was killed on Jan. 22 by an Oakland school district police officer, after a fellow...


August 2, 2011
alert@sfbg.com WEDNESDAY 3District Attorney Debate San Francisco district attorney candidates Sharmin Bock, David Onek and George Gascón will discuss civil rights and criminal justice...

Chase bank appeal could impact neighborhoods

An appeal hearing June 8 on a JP Morgan Chase branch on Divisadero and Fell could affect the future of small neighborhood retail in...