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SF woman found slain in rural Contra Costa County – SFGate

August 23, 2017 12:07:41 pm | 0 Comments

Photo: Ron Chapple, Getty Image Image 1of/23 Caption Close Image 1 of 23 The body of a San Francisco woman was found in a rural area of Contra Costa County on Tuesday, prompting detectives to open a homicide investigation. The body of a San Francisco woman was found in a rural area of Contra Costa…

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The unseen wires that maintain ancient Jewish tradition in San Francisco – Curbed SF

August 23, 2017 8:07:43 am | 0 Comments

UPDATE: The original version of this map was published in July 2016. Manhattan has an eruv. So does Chicago, Ann Arbor, and Miami. In fact, around over 200 cities in North American have eruvs. What’s an eruv? In a practical sense, not much: A thin wire strung high above the city streets. But for those…

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San Francisco Sues Property Owner Over Housing In Basement Laundromat – CBS San Francisco Bay Area

August 22, 2017 9:32:57 pm | 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office is suing a property ownerwho allegedly turned the basement of an Excelsior District laundromat into a maze of illegal, unsafe units housing around 20 tenants. The civil lawsuit filed in San Francisco Superior Court today names Melissa Mendoza of Hillsborough, her limited liability company…

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Movement to remove San Francisco statue gains attention – Story … – KTVU San Francisco

August 22, 2017 5:26:00 pm | 0 Comments

San Francisco is now joining the nationwide debate surrounding the removal of controversial statues. Demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia turned violent after white Nationalists protested the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue and now dozens of Confederate statues across America have been coming down. In New York City, a Christopher Columbus monument may be next…

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Hundreds of cops to descend on San Francisco, Berkeley for right-wing rallies – SFGate

August 22, 2017 4:10:33 pm | 0 Comments

Photo: Paul Chinn, The Chronicle Image 1of/2 Caption Close Image 1 of 2 Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin and other officials, including Rep. Barbara Lee (second from left), announce their plans. Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin and other officials, including Rep. Barbara Lee (second from left), announce their plans. Photo: Paul Chinn, The Chronicle Image 2 of…

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What $3800 rents you in San Francisco right now – Curbed SF

August 22, 2017 2:53:14 pm | 0 Comments

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular column exploring what you can rent for a set dollar amount in different neighborhoods. Is one person’s studio is another person’s townhouse? Today’s price: $3,800. ↑ Handel Architects designed the building at 570 Jessie in Mid-Market as an escalating series of transparencies framed and seemingly held together by a…

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SFist To-Do List: 12 Cool Things To Check Out This Week – SFist

August 22, 2017 1:02:28 pm | 0 Comments

Stay tuned for further SFist coverage of events in response to the maybe-happening alt-right rally at Crissy Field. This week’s event round-up includes a smattering of everything else that’s going down, from album launch parties to comedy troupes who make fun of your childhood photos. Have fun, be kind, and stay safe, friends. TUESDAY, AUGUST…

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Photos: A Miniature SF At Legoland California (Salesforce Tower Not Included) – SFist

August 22, 2017 12:32:37 pm | 0 Comments

fullscreen As parents with kids likely already know, Legoland California Resort has a section of the theme park called Miniland USA which can be cruised through on a boat or toured on foot. Miniature Lego versions of New York City, Washington, DC, New Orleans, and Southern California are all included (per the site, at Halloween,…

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Golden Gate Heights is second-hottest neighborhood in the US, says real estate site – Curbed SF

August 22, 2017 12:09:42 pm | 0 Comments

Earlier this year the real estate site Redfin predicted that Oakland’s Bushrod neighborhood would soon be the hottest neighborhood in America. Now it’s giving similar laurels to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Heights. The site is taking a victory lap on its earlier prediction, pointing out that almost 78 percent of Bushrod listings on Redfin sold…

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Facebook Group Calls For Removal Of San Francisco Statue Depicting Prone Native American – SFist

August 22, 2017 11:33:23 am | 0 Comments

Prompted by the recent protests and demonstrations in the southern part of the United States calling for the removal of statues honoring Confederate leaders, a Facebook group is now demanding the removal of one of San Francisco’s own racist statues, the Pioneer Monument. The Pioneer Monument sits between the Main Branch of the San Francisco…

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