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Chris Daly for Mayor?

Chris Daly for Mayor?

SF Weekly reports that former supervisor and bar-owner Chris Daly may just throw his hat into the mayoral ring. Claiming that there are no other real progressives currently on the ticket, Daly feels compelled to run, if only to shake things up. Say it ain’t…

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Borders to Close Hundreds of Stores

Borders to Close Hundreds of Stores

Borders has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and plans to close hundreds of stores across the U.S., including several in the Bay Area.

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Facebook Adds Options for User’s Profiles

Facebook Adds Options for User’s Profiles

Social media giant Facebook has added civil unions and domestic partnerships to the list of relationships that its users can pick from to best describe their romantic status.

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Proposed Circumcision Ban in SF?

Proposed Circumcision Ban in SF?

SFist brings us news this morning that SF-resident Lloyd Schofield is trying to get a city-wide ban on male circumcision. He’s already “on track” to collecting the 7,168 signatures needed for a proposal to get on the ballot.

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Nationwide Anti-Bullying Campaign Launched

Nationwide Anti-Bullying Campaign Launched

Kids of all ages face the threat of bullies each and every day. But part of the population that is generally an afterthought to the problem is children with special needs.

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Muni Could Bring Fiscal Woes to Voters

Muni Could Bring Fiscal Woes to Voters

Facing the possibility of a more than billion dollar budget deficit over the next 20 years, financial planners have come up with five suggestions for the struggling San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.

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Governor Orders State Hiring Freeze

Governor Orders State Hiring Freeze

Amid California’s ongoing fiscal crisis, Governor Jerry Brown has ordered a state government hiring freeze.

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America’s Fattest States

America’s Fattest States

. Can you guess which ones they are? A recent Wall Street study stated that Mississippi topped the list as the fattest, least healthy state in the country. And, what’s more, the poorer you are, the more of a chance you have to being obese….

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Presidential Appearances

Presidential Appearances

The Bay Area will be getting two different Presidential visits this week. Word on the street has it that President Obama will be meeting with tech executives behind closed doors at an undisclosed location (oooh…mysterious). The other President gracing us with his presence will be…

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Fight Over Shark Fin Soup

Fight Over Shark Fin Soup

Cultural delicacy or gross animal cruelty? Shark fin soup is an expensive Chinese delicacy served on special occasions, especially traditional wedding banquets, that can be sold for $85 – 100 a bowl. However, in order to get the fins from the sharks, most fisherman simply…

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Documents Released in SF Zoo Tiger Attack

Documents Released in SF Zoo Tiger Attack

Documents obtained by the Associated Press show that a female Siberian tiger, which was killed by police after fatally mauling a man at the San Francisco Zoo on Christmas Day 2007, likely was provoked into leaping out of its enclosure.

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Sculpture Headed Back to China

Sculpture Headed Back to China

The “Three Heads Six Arms” sculpture that has sat outside San Francisco City Hall for the past year is headed back home.

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