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Davis Vanguard
My View: Why Davis and Other Cities Have Sanctuary Laws

Jul 11, 2015
My View: Why Davis and Other Cities Have Sanctuary Laws

This week some are asking whether Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez will become this election cycle’s Willie Horton (a convicted felon who was released on furlough, and re-offended). For those who don’t know, Lopez-Sanchez is the individual who gunned down Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco last week. He was deported five times, but returned to San...

Alison Toon
Upcoming shows… where will you be?

Jun 20, 2015
Upcoming shows… where will you be?

Catfish and the Bottlemen: returning to San Francisco in SeptemberChecking out local music calendars, there are a few shows on my radar, as well, of course, as Aftershock Festival 2015 in October, and TBD Fest in September, and Five Finger Death Punch ...

Davis Vanguard
The Over-Policing of Black Women

The Over-Policing of Black Women

By Jeff Adachi While citizens demand answers for the police killings of unarmed men of color nationally, an everyday injustice continues unabated in San Francisco: the profiling of African American women. It’s an insidious problem that’s garnered little attention in the newly invigorated civil rights movement. And it’s only getting worse. According a recent...

A Girl And Her Fork
Chile-Garlic Broiled Salmon with Ginger Yogurt Sauce

Apr 19, 2015
Chile-Garlic Broiled Salmon with Ginger Yogurt Sauce


Last night, Mr.S and I had dinner at a small restaurant in the SOMA district of San Francisco, called Fringale.  I had dined there about 5-6 years ago with my friend Grace and had really enjoyed my meal there, so I talked Mr.S. into going back there to...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Coffee’s third wave: First Folgers, then Peet’s, now Temple and others

Coffee’s third wave: First Folgers, then Peet’s, now Temple and others

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA INGENUITY HAS helped give rise to America’s coffee culture, now a booming $30-billion-a-year industry. More than 60 percent of Americans say they drink coffee, totaling 400 million cups per day. Coffeehouses and cafes now surpass fast-food restaurants in their growth. The first wave of coffee began in the Gold Rush-era when Folgers Coffee...

California Political News and Views
Oakland minimum wage hike burdens businesses, hurts employees

Oakland’s minimum wage rose by 36 percent to $12.25 less than a month ago, but the city’s neighbors to the north in Emeryville are already trying to follow suit. This week, the City Council settled on a plan to increase the minimum wage by 36 percent for smaller businesses, and by 60 percent for...

FOX40
Woman’s Mummified Body Found in Daughter’s Alleged ‘Hoarder Home’

Apr 6, 2015
Woman’s Mummified Body Found in Daughter’s Alleged ‘Hoarder Home’

SAN FRANCISCO — The mummified body of a woman who has been dead for years was found inside a California home filled with trash. Police believe the body is that of 90-year-old Anna Ragin who owned the house. Neighbors said they haven’t seen her for at least seven or eight years. They have seen...

FOX40
7 San Francisco Officers Suspended over Racist Texts

Apr 3, 2015
7 San Francisco Officers Suspended over Racist Texts

SAN FRANCISCO (AP)- Seven San Francisco police officers accused of sending racist and homophobic text messages have been suspended, and the police chief is recommending that they be fired. Chief Greg Suhr announced in a statement Friday that he has asked a police oversight committee to approve firing the officers. He says six others...

Davis Vanguard
Commentary: San Francisco Law Enforcement Suddenly Finds Itself Under Fire

Apr 1, 2015
Commentary: San Francisco Law Enforcement Suddenly Finds Itself Under Fire

When Ferguson took to the news last August following the shooting death of Michael Brown, few people had heard of the suburban St. Louis community, but the problems of a largely white police and city council and largely black community were hardly surprising. When the focus turned to New York, there was a long...

TechWire
Developing Preparedness and Recovery Plans with Design Thinking

Mar 30, 2015

San Francisco uses the concept of sampling before finishing the final product.

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