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San Francisco’s Healthy Heart Campaign Promotes Fitness for African Americans and Latinos

  African Americans in the city of San Francisco are almost at twice the number of stroke-related deaths, compared to other races and ethnicities.   Charles Burns, 56, almost found out about this the hard [...]
Bloomberg Moves To Ban Sugary Drinks In NYC Restaurants And Movie Theaters

UC San Francisco Launches Healthy Beverage Initiative

  By Kristen Bole, UCSF News   UC San Francisco is launching a healthy beverage initiative in an effort to align campus food and drink sales with the growing science about the negative impact of [...]
Congresswoman Maxine Waters

OP-ED: Congresswoman Maxine Waters Calls For More Public Housing Protections

By Lynda Carson   In a celebration of the privatization of our public housing, which threatens the poor, elderly and disabled with displacement from their housing, on Oct. 14, Mayor Ed Lee was joined by [...]
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Eviction Protections 2.0 Passes Into Law Tenants, housing organizations, supporters celebrate passage of legislation

Eviction Protections 2.0 is now law in San Francisco, after Mayor Ed Lee decided against a veto of the legislation last Friday.   After getting news of a possible veto, hundreds of supporters of the [...]
California Attorney General Kamala Harris.

Attorney General Harris Announces $2 Million in Grants to Fight Methamphetamine and Gang Activity

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris this week announced that the California Department of Justice has been awarded over $2 millions in federal grants to fight gang activity and the manufacturing and distribution of methamphetamine throughout [...]
Francisco Herrera

Francisco Herrera; Latino Candidate Announces Campaign for SF Mayor

Francisco Herrera, a resident of San Francisco for almost 30 years who has worked with families from diverse ethnic and religious backgrounds throughout the city as community educator and musician, has announced his candidacy for [...]