San Francisco

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Group of men storm Drag Queen Story Hour in California in possible hate crime
Five men believed to be affiliated with the far-right Proud Boys disrupted the event for children, shouting anti-LGBTQ+ slurs

Dani Anguiano and agencies

13, Jun, 2022 @7:47 PM

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After the election results in California, the left must organize and fight | Ben Davis
Progressive movements that have built power in cities across the country are facing a well-financed backlash from entrenched interests they vowed to fix

Ben Davis

10, Jun, 2022 @1:12 PM

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Where did it go wrong for Chesa Boudin, San Francisco’s ousted progressive DA?
The former public defender, who instituted many criminal justice reform policies, was recalled after less than three years in office

Sam Levin

09, Jun, 2022 @4:00 AM

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San Francisco recalls DA Chesa Boudin in blow to criminal justice reform
Gavin Newsom easily advances to November election as Karen Bass and Rick Caruso head to mayoral runoff in Los Angeles

Sam Levin

08, Jun, 2022 @5:48 AM

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High-stakes California races will decide LA mayor and San Francisco recall
Analysts watch to see if voters in America’s more liberal cities will address police reform, homelessness and mass incarceration

Lois Beckett in Los Angeles

07, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Bid to recall San Francisco DA could be bellwether for progressive prosecutors
Chesa Boudin says effort to oust him, backed by wealthy donors, is part of ‘Republican-led playbook’

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

02, Jun, 2022 @5:17 PM

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Train to nowhere: can California’s high-speed rail project ever get back on track?
Despite 14 years of work and about $5bn spent, the 2008 promise of quick transport between Los Angeles and San Francisco has not materialized

Andrew Gumbel in Los Angeles

29, May, 2022 @1:55 PM

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Anti-abortion activist climbs San Francisco’s tallest building
The activist, who has performed similar stunts in the past, was arrested at the top of the Salesforce tower Tuesday afternoon

Kari Paul

04, May, 2022 @1:20 AM

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The daily battle to keep people alive as fentanyl ravages San Francisco’s Tenderloin
Street teams focused on harm reduction offer Narcan, meals and other support to those experiencing homelessness and addiction

Erin McCormick in San Francisco with photographs by Balazs Gardi

23, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Zoom agrees to ‘historic’ $85m payout for graphic Zoombombing claims
A class-action lawsuit brought by users, including church groups, states they were bombarded with abusive messages and imagery

Maya Yang

23, Apr, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Hundreds wait in jail for trials as San Francisco backlog balloons
Nearly a quarter of the city’s jail population are people held beyond their original trial deadlines amid the pandemic, at cost to their wellbeing

Brian Osgood

14, Apr, 2022 @10:50 PM

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San Francisco police stop self-driving car – and find nobody inside, video shows
Clip prompts amusement online as car stops, then drives across an intersection, leaving police behind

Kari Paul in San Francisco

11, Apr, 2022 @10:32 PM

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