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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.

California Political News and Views
Politics Behind 16-Year-Old Voter and Mandatory Vote Proposals

In San Francisco, Supervisor John Avalos proposes that 16-year-olds should vote. In Cleveland last week, President Barack Obama suggested mandatory voting was a transformative idea worth considering. One can’t help but sense political agendas at work. Despite Supervisor Avalos’ argument that 16-year-olds are old enough to drive and pay taxes, the real question is...

California Political News and Views
San Fran Wants to Lower Voting Age to 16

With shades of the 1960s Youth Movement, San Francisco might drop its voting age to 16 from 18. Doing so only would affect city elections, as other elections are affected by state and federal voting laws. Yet Fog City often has been a harbinger of national trends. The reform is the idea of Supervisor John...

Davis Vanguard
SF Public Defender Releases Racial Justice Recommendations

SF Public Defender Releases Racial Justice Recommendations

An estimated 1,000 criminal cases will be reviewed following revelations that San Francisco police officers regularly shared racist and homophobic views in text messages, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi announced today. The San Francisco Public Defender today also released a 10-point plan to increase police transparency and safeguard citizens against racial bias. Adachi...

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