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2. A Short History of Short-Term Rentals in California
How we got here: a breakdown of short-term rental regulations in four cities in California.
3. Bay Area Polls: Housing and Traffic Misery Abound — But Many Are Ready to Help Pay for (Part of) the Fix
Traffic congestion, lack of affordable housing, the high cost of living and homelessness were the top causes of discontent among survey respondents.
4. 'Queen Bey' Explores Why Beyoncé Transcends Classification
"Queen Bey" a new anthology about Beyoncé, lays bare just how hard it is to define her influence and her work: she is a visual artist, a singer, a rapper, an activist, a social media influencer, a woman, a mother. In this segment we'll explore Beyoncé's creative force: how she has managed to transcend genre and make so many people feel seen while coming into her artistic self. Tell us: what effect has Beyoncé had on you? What is the secret to her genius?
5. Arsonist Sets Escondido Mosque on Fire. Graffiti Refers to New Zealand Attacks
Graffiti was found in parking lot referencing the shootings this month that killed 50 at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, said police, who are investigating incident as possible hate crime.
6. Lyft and Uber Drivers in S.F., L.A. Take to Streets in Push for Higher Wages
Drivers accuse both ride-share companies of taking an increasingly large share of the profits.
7. S.F. Public Defender Jeff Adachi's Death Ruled From Cocaine, Alcohol and Heart Problems
According to the medical examiner's report, small amounts cocaine and alcohol in his blood combined with significant existing heart issues to cause Adachi's death.
8. 'I'm Just a Bill': How Laws are Made in California
More than 2,500 bills have been introduced in the California Legislature to be considered this year. And unfortunately, the famous School House Rock song doesn't capture the nuance and complexities of how a bill gets signed into law. In fact, a bill can become a law without being signed at all! Forum discuses how the details in California's legislative processes, the many ways a bill can die and how well the whole system is working. What questions do you have about how a bill becomes a law in California?
10. MLB Suspends Giants CEO Larry Baer Without Pay
The team's president is suspended through July 1 for a physical altercation with his wife in a Hayes Valley plaza caught on video.
11. There Are a Lot of Gray Whales in the Bay, and That Has Experts Worried
While a rapid influx of whales has excited tourists and whale watchers, marine biologists are becoming concerned that the whales are sticking around because they can't find enough food.
12. Women Shaping Newsom Administration in Key Roles
Females make up 70 percent of the governor's office staff, and are helping to set priorities and influence policy.
13. California Gas Prices Expected to Spike in Wake of Shutdown at Valero's Benicia Refinery
Prices have already been driven higher by refinery problems in Northern and Southern California. News of Valero's issues triggered an immediate 12-cent increase in wholesale gasoline prices.
15. Valero's Benicia Refinery Now Target of Several Probes Into Pollution Releases
A surge of sooty, particulate-laden smoke from the Solano County facility prompted a health advisory over the weekend.