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San Francisco ‘Caren Act’ Out Laws Racially Motivated 911 Calls

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Legislation has been proposed in San Francisco to punish people who make racially motivated 911 calls. City Supervisor Shamann Walton introduced the law known as the Caution Against Racially Exploitative Non-Emergencies or the ‘Caren Act’ to fight against racial profiling. The legislation mirrors others that have happened in Oakland and New York City as more […]

SOURCE SPORTS: PGA Championship Gets Green Light Minus Fans

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As sports continues its return, the first major 2020 PGA Championship will be played at San Francisco’s Harding Park. However, it will be without spectators. The PGA of America announced the decision on Monday. This comes after months of consideration of other scenarios. Some of those included moving the tournament to another venue such as […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Former Oklahoma State, Kentucky Coach Eddie Sutton Dies at 84

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Legendary college basketball coach Eddie Sutton died Saturday of natural causes, he was 84. Sutton won more than 800 games. He was the first coach to take four different schools to the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Sutton died at his home in South Tulsa, Oklahoma surrounded by family, according to a statement. Sutton is a […]

Notes From The Quarantine: Todd Bridges Is Trending. What?

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With quarantine now in the month of May, its time to do a wellness check on your attention span. It’s okay to pull your mask down now. We know that you are probably down to the bottom of your Netflix choices. We know that you are also tired of hearing about people’s Only Fans accounts […]

Golden State Warriors to Play Home Games Without Fans After San Francisco Bans Gatherings of Over 1000 People

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Things just got real in San Francisco. The Golden State Warriors will play Thursday’s game against the Brooklyn Nets with no fans inside the Chase Center, the team announced Wednesday. “Due to escalating concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, and in consultation with the City and County of San Francisco, tomorrow night’s game vs. the Nets […]

Lyft Pulls E-Bikes in Response to Reported Fire Danger

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One of summer’s hottest (and most eco-friendly) trends is apparently (quite literally) too hot for city streets. Earlier this week, Lyft announced that they would be pulling their new e-bikes San Francisco streets, as well as bikes in the South Bay Area in light of two recently catching on fire- a defect that has been blamed […]

San Francisco To Expunge All Marijuana Convictions And Arrests Dating Back To 1975

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Thousands of San Francisco residents convicted of marijuana offenses since 1975 will see those convictions dismissed or reduced under an effort announced on Wednesday by the city’s district attorney. California’s Proposition 64, which legalized recreational pot use and possession and reduced criminal penalties, allowed people to ask a court to reduce or dismiss past marijuana […]

San Francisco will Wipe Out Marijuana Convictions Dating Back to 1975

Words by Shurida Lundi District Attorney George Gascón announced that San Francisco will begin to apply California’s marijuana legalization laws to past crimes. This means that felony and misdemeanor convictions will be sealed or decreased. Back in November 2016, Proposition 64 was passed by state voters, and it legalized the use of recreational marijuana for […]

4 Dead After Shooting At UPS Facility In San Francisco

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A driver armed with a handgun opened fire at a United Parcel Service Inc package-sorting center in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three people before fatally shooting himself as officers closed in. Wednesday’s shooting prompted a massive police response in a neighbourhood near the California city’s downtown area. San Francisco Assistant Police Chief Toney Chaplin […]

ICYMI: California Judge Puts Hold On Trump’s Controversial “Sanctuary Cities” Order

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Tuesday [April 25, 2017], a San Francisco judge put a temporary block on President Trump’s executive order on sanctuary cities. It was Judge William H. Orrick of the United States District Court who expressed his opposition to the Trump administration’s attempt at denying federal funds to cities who do not cooperate with authorities on immigration enforcement, citing that […]

San Francisco Police Chief Resigns After Officer Fatally Shoots Black Woman

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San Francisco’s Chief of Police Gregory P. Suhr saw his last day as chief on Thursday [May 19, 2015] as tensions far surpassed the boiling point when a police officer fatally shot a 27-year old black woman, the third killing since December involving the police force. Amid a federal investigation due to complaints of racial bias […]

Run-DMC To Open For Red Hot Chili Peppers At Pre-Super Bowl Concert

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The energy surrounding Super Bowl 50 this Sunday is at an all time high. This year’s game will take place at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA pitting the Carolina Panthers against the Denver Broncos and with that, there will be a pre-Super Bowl concert held in nearby San Francisco, headlined by the Red Hot […]

Protesters Shut Down San Francisco’s Bay Bridge on MLK Day

Yesterday (January 18) all lanes of the Bay Bridge going into San Francisco were blocked by #BlackLivesMatter protesters just east of Treasure Island, according to California State Troopers. At 4pm, California activism group Black Seed, a Black and Queer liberation group, announced they’d taken the Bay Bridge and claimed responsibility for the protest. The group took […]

Boston Native Gio Dee Releases The Visual For “Trap No More”

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Fresh from releasing his Mind Yo Business EP, Boston, MA’s own Gio Dee makes an emphatic return to the music scene with his brand new visual for one of the project’s cuts titled “Trap No More.” The video, which is directed by Chris Simmons, finds the artist lampin’ in a San Francisco mansion with friends […]

San Fran Investigates Use of Graffiti to Promote New Justin Bieber Album

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Did Justin Beiber hire a new street team that keeps it gully and is now killing the streets with graff promoting his new album? Well, yes. After weeks of complaints from San Francisco residents, City Attorney Dennis Herrera sent a leter to Def Jam and Universal Music Group yesterday demanding that they identify and punish […]

Juicy J Rushed To Hospital Before Bay Area Show

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the Academy Award winning rapper/producer was hospitalized before stage time at a San Fran tour date Juicy J announced via social media that he had to cancel his San Francisco stop on The Hustle Continues Tour, also dubbed the THC Tour, featuring his Hypnotized Minds brethren Project Pat, allegedly due to exhaustion. He began on […]