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Pro-Palestinian Activists Protest Nancy Pelosi, One Arrested at Harvard Club Event in SF
Monday’s action comes alongside a stream of protests across the Bay Area, calling on government leaders to end U.S. involvement and military aid to Israel.

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Half Moon Bay Farm Where Mass Shooting Took Place Settles Workplace Violations For More Than $400,000
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Suspected Gunman Remains Hospitalized After Shootout on Sunday With San José Police
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State Senate Minority Leader On How The GOP Can Be Relevant Again In California
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Peskin Ballot Measure Aims to Pay Rent for Thousands of Low-Income Households in SF
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First of California's Health Care Minimum Wage Hikes Likely to Be Delayed
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After Months-Long Coma, This Latino Immigrant Worker Is Still Fighting Mysterious Long COVID Symptoms
A middle-aged Latino man with a hat sits on a bus.
Newsom Says California Water Tunnel Will Cost $20 Billion. Officials and Experts Say It's Worth It
Californians Urged to Avoid Raw Milk Amid Bird Flu Outbreak on Dairy Farms
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Mill Valley’s Sequoia Theatre Reopens With a Week of $1 Movies
Too Short Is Playing a Free Show Tuesday at the Lake
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The ‘Mad Max’ Saga Treads (Hard-to-Find) Water With Frustrating ‘Furiosa’
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Housing Affordability

Peskin Ballot Measure Aims to Pay Rent for Thousands of Low-Income Households in SF

The proposed amendment to the San Francisco city charter would dedicate millions of dollars a year to expand the Senior Operating Subsidy program.

California Wants Cities to Plan For More Housing. Cities Say the Rules Are Unclear

The state has set strict standards for how cities have to plan for more housing. A new audit seeks to make sure those standards are clear enough for cities to actually follow.
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Displacing People for 'Progress' — the Origins of BART

Back in the '60s, BART was just a plan in the making. And located through its path were communities of mostly lower-income people of color. But thanks to a legal tool known as eminent domain, many in that community were forced to sell their homes or face eviction.

San Francisco Homelessness Up 7% Despite Decline in Street Camping

The one-night snapshot in San Francisco found that the number of people sleeping in tents and on sidewalks has decreased while the number of unhoused people increased.

Immigration

A middle-aged Latino man with a hat sits on a bus.

After Months-Long Coma, This Latino Immigrant Worker Is Still Fighting Mysterious Long COVID Symptoms

Construction worker Osbaldo Varilla-Aguilar is still fighting mysterious symptoms after emerging from a 3-month coma and going blind in his left eye. His experience is just one example of the devastating impact that COVID continues to have on Latinx communities in San Francisco.
A Latino woman leans against a fence.

'Political Football:' Future Uncertain for Program Reuniting Migrant Families

The little-known Central American Minors program has started, stopped and started again under successive presidential administrations.

Half Moon Bay Farmworker Housing Gains Approval After Push by Newsom

The governor urged the planning commission to approve the 40-unit project, a little over a year after a mass shooting on two farms revealed deplorable conditions for farmworkers.

Key California Ag Giant and United Farm Workers Clash Amid Union-Drive Efforts

In California, a conflict has emerged between the Wonderful Co. and the United Farm Workers over worker organization under a new labor law. Since its enactment, four groups of farm laborers, including those from Wonderful Nurseries in Wasco, have sought to unionize.

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a small group holds up signs and a banner that says 'quit US war' in a park

Pro-Palestinian Activists Protest Nancy Pelosi, One Arrested at Harvard Club Event in SF

Monday’s action comes alongside a stream of protests across the Bay Area, calling on government leaders to end U.S. involvement and military aid to Israel.
a farm seen from the road

Half Moon Bay Farm Where Mass Shooting Took Place Settles Workplace Violations For More Than $400,000

U.S. Department of Labor investigators found Concord Farms housed workers in moldy, makeshift rooms and failed to pay overtime wages.
A police officer stands in front of a podium.

Suspected Gunman Remains Hospitalized After Shootout on Sunday With San José Police

San José police shot a man who was suspected of firing a gun in the city’s East Side neighborhood Sunday afternoon, according to police. The incident marks the city's third officer-involved shooting this year.

State Senate Minority Leader On How The GOP Can Be Relevant Again In California

Peskin Ballot Measure Aims to Pay Rent for Thousands of Low-Income Households in SF

The proposed amendment to the San Francisco city charter would dedicate millions of dollars a year to expand the Senior Operating Subsidy program.
A nurse wearing a face mask fills medication.

First of California's Health Care Minimum Wage Hikes Likely to Be Delayed

As the state faces a budget deficit, a new bill would delay from June 1 to July 1 the first increase in a plan to gradually bring the minimum wage for health care workers in California to $25 an hour.
Wind turbines seen in the ocean.

California Congressman Calls for Greater Tribal Involvement in Offshore Wind Farms

A California congressman says tribes should be more involved in the decision-making process for developing the first offshore wind farms along the West Coast.

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