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News, The Snitch San Francisco Police to Kill Your Buzz on 4/20

San Francisco Police to Kill Your Buzz on 4/20

Thanks to the general chaos from last year's 4/20 gathering, a whole lot of city employees will be working this Easter. That is right, the most cherished and anticipated day in all of weed culture, 4/20, falls on Easter Sunday.…
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News, Travel Agent: A Veteran Private Investigator Goes on Trial. But Some Say It's a Set-Up

Travel Agent: A Veteran Private Investigator Goes on Trial. But Some Say It's a Set-Up

Officer Damon Jackson spotted Ladarius Greer in the Tenderloin, near Turk and Mason, on Oct. 9, 2009. Cops knew Greer as a member of the Western Addition Page Street Gang, and knew that there was a no-bail warrant for his…
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News, Not According to Plan: Special-Needs Students Falling Through the Cracks Force Absurdly Expensive Solutions

Not According to Plan: Special-Needs Students Falling Through the Cracks Force Absurdly Expensive Solutions

Donna McAllister arrived early to pick up her 10-year-old son, Lio, from elementary school just in time to see him bolt from his classroom and run down the hall crying. She followed and found Lio pressed against the elevator frame,…
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News, The Snitch Celebrate the Holidays San Francisco-Style, Watch These Drag Queens on Ice

Celebrate the Holidays San Francisco-Style, Watch These Drag Queens on Ice

We just so happen to love the holidays -- and not just for all the presents, parties and ubiquitous cheer. We love holidays because it's the only time of the year we get to watch ice-skating drag queens. Well, in…
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News, The Snitch Wild Man Bites Cops in the Tenderloin

Wild Man Bites Cops in the Tenderloin

A San Francisco man is in jail today after he allegedly attacked a throng of police officers as they tried to subdue him. His weapon of choice: his teeth. Police said on Sunday morning they came across a screaming man…
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News, The Snitch How Much Colder Is It Going to Get in San Francisco?

How Much Colder Is It Going to Get in San Francisco?

You can learn a lot while riding public transit. The other day, while on the M Line, I overheard a young woman remark "It's cold as tits outside." While that still gave me no indication of the exact temperature out…
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News, The Snitch Cold Weather Could Bring Rain, Snow to the Bay Area

Cold Weather Could Bring Rain, Snow to the Bay Area

Have you noticed that it's cold out there? Well, it is -- and it's not going to get warm anytime soon. A cold freeze has hit the Bay Area and beyond -- my sister just texted me that it is…
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News, The Snitch Cold Snap to Chill the Bay Area

Cold Snap to Chill the Bay Area

Hopefully, you ate your own weight in Thanksgiving grub this past week, because you will need the extra layers of fat to keep warm when the chilly temperatures drop to levels that are foreign to us. In other words, get…
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News, The Snitch Report: Hate Crimes in California Are Declining

Report: Hate Crimes in California Are Declining

A new report released this week shows hate crimes are dropping statewide. Good thing, because we love to hate hate crimes. California saw a more than 12 percent drop in the total number of reported hate crimes for 2012 and…
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News, The Snitch Here Are Your Black Friday Shopping Safety Tips

Here Are Your Black Friday Shopping Safety Tips

Maybe you don't love the holidays, but you know who does? Thieves. There's just so much new stuff stuff to steal. Under the cover of holiday chaos, pick pockets swipe and shoplifters boost. Thieves are strolling the streets (right now!)…
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News, The Snitch HBO Documentary <i>Toxic Hot Seat</i> Details Why So Many S.F. Firefighters Are Getting Cancer

HBO Documentary Toxic Hot Seat Details Why So Many S.F. Firefighters Are Getting Cancer

Ever wonder if flame retardant chemicals really slow flames? Light a sofa cushion on fire and see what happens. On second thought, don't. Just trust us when we say it'll burn. Believe it or not, studies show that these fire…
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    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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