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PrEP school

Daily use of drug to prevent HIV infection greeted with controversy

Income gap

Dueling SF minimum wage increase measure headed for November ballot unless labor and business leaders can compromise on one

Air district unveils new wind-powered ferry

San Francisco, the city with the highest concentration of hybrid cars, may soon be the first city to boast a hybrid ferry as well....

City unveils plan to get tough at 4/20 gatherings

April 16, 2014
City officials today announced a "comprehensive plan" to crack down on unpermitted 420 events at Golden Gate Park this Sun/20, saying it was necessary...

This is 911, please hold

The contentious tax breaks given to tech companies in San Francisco are under fire once again, as emergency dispatchers protested crippling budget shortages yesterday...

Massage therapists hope for a happy ending

March 27, 2014
The California Massage Therapy Council, a statewide body that licenses massage practitioners, may expire at the end of this year unless extended by the...

Glimmers of sunshine

Freedom of information can take many forms, but the principle stays the same

Wiener’s resolution to study waterfront initiative written by its opponents

February 24, 2014
Developers and activists are once again at odds over San Francisco’s waterfront, arguably the most valuable bit of land in one of America’s most...

Fight for higher minimum wage resumes

An event at the San Francisco Women's Building on Feb. 6 marked the 10-year anniversary of San Francisco's minimum wage ordinance, passed by voters...

Advocates for higher minimum wage celebrate past success and look ahead

February 7, 2014
Balloons, snacks, cake, live music, an open wine bar and nearly 100 guests marked a Thu/6 celebration at the Women’s Building in San Francisco's...

In the dark

Bay Area plaintiffs seek legal memo justifying drone strikes against US citizens

Public weighs in on dueling museum proposals at Presidio Trust hearing

January 28, 2014
The fate of development Crissy Field is still up in the air after a townhall meeting last night at the Presidio, where nearly...