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News, Sucka Free City Read the Fine Print Before Joining a Car-Share Service

Read the Fine Print Before Joining a Car-Share Service

Grace Oh, a car owner who shares her vehicle via the app Getaround, takes a hands-on approach to irresponsible car renters. She said that after a number of renters didn't fill up her car's gas tank or track its mileage,…
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News, Sucka Free City Live Action: A Measure to Stream Public Meetings Makes the Ballot

Live Action: A Measure to Stream Public Meetings Makes the Ballot

San Franciscans may soon be able to comment on public meetings from the comfort of their couches. In November, the city will vote on a ballot measure that requires live-streaming of public meetings, creates a system to allow public testimony…
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News, The Snitch Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow Finally Gets His Wish

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow Finally Gets His Wish

The ongoing saga of Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, the colorful ex-con and Chinatown fixture, is nearing its end.  Chow, who’s long pleaded for a quick trial — he’s innocent, he and his lawyers have insisted for more than a year…
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News, The Snitch New Court Filings in Leland Yee Case Reveal Undercover FBI Agent's Checks to Mayor Lee

New Court Filings in Leland Yee Case Reveal Undercover FBI Agent's Checks to Mayor Lee

Court documents recently made public reveal that federal investigators given a sweeping mandate by the FBI to uncover organized crime and political corruption handed out $1,088,736 in cash and checks over the course of about five years. Some of…
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News, The Snitch Suge Knight, Too $hort, Katt Williams Make a Cameo in Sen. Yee Corruption Trial

Suge Knight, Too $hort, Katt Williams Make a Cameo in Sen. Yee Corruption Trial

Perhaps the last trio you'd expect to see mentioned in the State Sen. Leland Yee corruption trial is comedian Katt Williams, rapper Too $hort, and hip-hop mogul Suge Knight. Strangely enough, recent court documents reveal some interesting details and even more…
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News, The Snitch Alleged FBI Agent Recycled Undercover Identity

Alleged FBI Agent Recycled Undercover Identity

The undercover FBI agent who allegedly contributed to Mayor Ed Lee’s 2011 bid for office may have been involved with another federal political corruption probe in Boston, Massachusetts in 2008, SF Weekly has learned. Michael Anthony King of Buford, Georgia…
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News, The Snitch Here's Your Chance to Make Money Selling Bitcoins in San Francisco

Here's Your Chance to Make Money Selling Bitcoins in San Francisco

A new generation of Bud Foxes is apparently being recruited by an anonymous company in San Francisco -- but instead of shares of Blue Star Airlines, they'll be selling Bitcoins. The San Francisco-based company is a startup (no surprise there),…
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News, The Snitch How to Score a Date While Riding BART and Muni

How to Score a Date While Riding BART and Muni

Alas, you don't need a car to get a date. Single city folks who rely on transit could and should use their bus ride as a chance to hookup with someone before they get to their destination. Stanford University researchers…
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New Law Could Let Distillers Charge For Booze Tastings

St. George Spirits of Alameda used to sell glassware — and offer a complimentary taste of its spirits with a glass purchase. The reason? It's against the law for distillers to charge for tastings and sell bottles at their distilleries,…
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Dining, SFoodie New Tumblr Reviews Restaurant Bathrooms Along With Food

New Tumblr Reviews Restaurant Bathrooms Along With Food

In the hypersaturated world of Bay Area food blogs and restaurant reviews, it can be hard to find a new angle. But some enterprising local has started a new type of restaurant review Tumblr, Table and Throne, which reviews restaurant…
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Dining, SFoodie New Bill Would Allow Distillers to Charge For On-Site Tastings

New Bill Would Allow Distillers to Charge For On-Site Tastings

St. George Spirits used to sell glassware -- and offer a complimentary taste of their spirits with a glass purchase. The reason? It's against the law for distillers to charge for tastings and sell bottles at their distilleries, like brewers…
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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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