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(L to R): Sandré Swanson, Barbara Lee and Nate Miley

Nate Miley Wins Reelection; Swanson Will Face Skinner in November Election

In the battle for the open 9th district seat in the State Senate, Democrats Sandré Swanson and Nancy Skinner will face a rematch in November. Skinner won 47 percent of the vote while Swanson received [...]
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SF Black Film Festival

  The San Francisco Black Film Festival XVIII will celebrates its opening night Thursday, June 16, 6 p.m. at San Francisco State University School of Cinema’s August Coppola with a screening of the international love [...]
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City Attorney Beats Big Soda on Health Warnings

  A U.S. District Court judge has rejected a bid by three trade associations — including the national lobby for sugar-sweetened beverage manufacturers — that sought to enjoin San Francisco from enforcing its first-in-the-nation health [...]
Nataly Ortiz, a former patient at New Generation, criticizes UCSF's planned closure of the clinic at a public forum, as Ronnishia Johnson and others wait to speak. "Young Latinas and undocumented people still desperately need these services, and you are taking it away," Ortiz told UCSF officials. (Farida Jhabvala Romero/KQED)

Mission District Neighbors Vow to Save UCSF Clinic

  By Farida Jhabvala Romero, KQED.org   Facing a budget in the red and a loss of patients, UC San Francisco officials plan to close a beloved family planning clinic for low-income teens and young [...]
SF rap artist Equipto who is also part of the hunger strike speaking truth to power…He has not let up in his willingness to publicly confront Mayor Ed Lee

SF Hunger Strikers Demand Firing of Police Chief Suhr

  A group of about 10 hunger strikers have taken up camp in San Francisco in front of the Mission Police Station to protest the recent fatal officer-involved shootings, calling on Mayor Ed Lee to [...]