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News, The Snitch NAACP Leader Calls For Medical Marijuana Industry to Get a Black Business Owner

NAACP Leader Calls For Medical Marijuana Industry to Get a Black Business Owner

California's multibillion-dollar medical cannabis industry is largely a white man's game. It's rare to see a person of color owning a marijuana dispensary or running a major cannabis business; most black and brown people you see in the industry…
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News, The Snitch NAACP Advises San Francisco to Remain Calm After Mario Woods Shooting

NAACP Advises San Francisco to Remain Calm After Mario Woods Shooting

Following last Friday’s tense community meeting regarding the San Francisco Police Department's shooting death of 26-year-old Mario Woods — a meeting in which many called for the resignation of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr — a different kind of community meeting…
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Calendar, Night&Day Forever Free

Forever Free

As we plow through the holiday season on our way to New Year's, it's well worth stopping for a second to remember an event from a century and a half ago. January 1, 2013, just happens to be the 150th…
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News, Sucka Free City

Pol Dancing

After a long and bumpy ride, former San Francisco Supervisor Amos Brown isn't quite dismounting from the Democratic donkey — but he is leading it in an unexpected direction. Perhaps following the wafting odor of cigar smoke, he has steered…
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News, Feature Moonstruck


Although largely ignored by the news media, the Rev. Sun Myung Moon's visit to San Francisco last September to speak to 2,000 enraptured followers gathered in a Hilton hotel ballroom near Union Square was of no little consequence to the…
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News, Dog Bites House of Race Cards

House of Race Cards

House of Race Cards After nine months as acting elections chief, Tammy Haygood was finally fired April 23. She'll be best remembered for overseeing two elections racked with irregularities (including hundreds of lost ballots and having the tops of ballot…
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News, Mecklin It's the Housing, Stupid

It's the Housing, Stupid

How the political system works so San Francisco doesn't, Chapter 12,432: In May, San Francisco's school district embarked on a plan to build some housing for teachers on the grounds of a new school on the city's west side. This…
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Calendar, Halloween


Merry Christmas to Emilio Cruz, Amos Brown, and Especially Willie Brown Jr. The look and feel of the city -- the skaters at Embarcadero Center, the crowds on Union Square -- always put me in a happy, reflective mood…
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In Glide's Path

Virtually nothing that happens in the 1500 block of McKinnon Avenue escapes the notice of a small band of longtime residents who vigorously defend their slice of the Bayview. For more than 25 years, the street's fortunes have been watched…
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Dog Bites

Amos Brown Is Gandhi! Rescue Muni -- the citizens' group that wants to reform San Francisco's transit system -- held a candidates forum for eight of the city supervisor hopefuls, following which the group announced its endorsements in the upcoming…
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