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News, Sucka Free City Trump's Fans at SF State

Trump's Fans at SF State

With the California primary still six weeks away, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump is enjoying an 18-point lead in the polls over Ted Cruz, but he's taking no chances in his quest to make California great (again). The Trump campaign just…
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Cops: We Know Black People

In the wake of a series of homophobic and racist text messages exchanged between San Francisco police officers — not to mention several racially charged police-involved shooting deaths — the head of San Francisco's police union has been engaged in…
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Conservation Brewing: SF's Craft Beer Makers Tighten Water Use

Like the belt buckles of San Francisco beer drinkers, the city is bursting with local breweries: Five have joined the 20-member SF Brewers Guild since 2014, and in a month, two more plan to open up shop steps away from…
News, Sucka Free City Survey Says: SFPD Having Trouble Keeping Track of Crime — Again

Survey Says: SFPD Having Trouble Keeping Track of Crime — Again

After examining the San Francisco Police Department's 2013 annual report last year, SF Weekly busted the department for bungling its 2012 crime statistics. Then, The Examiner compared different sets of police data for last year and found the reports were…
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News, Sucka Free City Indiana, No: SF Schools Continue to Boycott Antigay Legislation

Indiana, No: SF Schools Continue to Boycott Antigay Legislation

City agencies were in a huff over discriminatory legislation passed last month in the faraway state of Indiana: In late March, after Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed the legislation, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, SF State University, and the city's…
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News, Sucka Free City Minor Reform: Kids Are Staying Out of Trouble, Even if S.F. Cops Aren’t

Minor Reform: Kids Are Staying Out of Trouble, Even if S.F. Cops Aren’t

San Francisco's law enforcement agencies are under intense scrutiny for mishaps of Homeric proportions. The Sheriff's Department is alleged to have turned the county jail into a gladiator-style fight club, with deputies training and betting on brawling inmates. The Police…
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News, Sucka Free City Oral Arguments: S.F. Priest performs  fake blowjob  in murder case

Oral Arguments: S.F. Priest performs fake blowjob in murder case

Father River Sims, a gay street priest who patrols Polk Street helping homeless youth, got on his knees for something other than prayer at the Hall of Justice a couple weeks back when he testified during the murder trial of…
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News, Bigoted San Francisco Police Officers Discover That in the Digital Age, the Whole World’s Watching in a Whole New Way

Bigoted San Francisco Police Officers Discover That in the Digital Age, the Whole World’s Watching in a Whole New Way

Police officers are held to a much higher standard than the general population. In other words, cops are not supposed to engage in conduct unbecoming an officer of the law -- at least not anything that might become fodder for…
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News, The Snitch Michael Robison: S.F. Cop Who Sent Bigoted Text Messages Resigns

Michael Robison: S.F. Cop Who Sent Bigoted Text Messages Resigns

An officer who reportedly sent racist and homophobic text messages among other San Francisco cops resigned Wednesday, the San Francisco Examiner confirmed. Officer Michael Robison ended his 23-year career with the SFPD yesterday after court filings revealed bigoted text…
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News, The Snitch Man Arrested in Attempted Murder in Bayview

Man Arrested in Attempted Murder in Bayview

San Francisco police have arrested a man who was caught on camera attempting to stab another man to death.  The cops responded to an assault at Third Street and Hudson Avenue around 1:20 p.m. on Saturday where they found the…
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News, The Snitch Judge Orders Seizure of Oracle Team USA's Winning Boat

Judge Orders Seizure of Oracle Team USA's Winning Boat

Perhaps Oracle Team USA's windswept victory at the 2013 America's Cup in San Francisco boiled down to pure skill after all — since the team doesn't appear to have any real luck. They've been sued again for the second time…
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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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