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California Prepares for Potentially Massive Surge in Out-of-State Abortion Patients

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SF Supervisors Issue Subpoena Into Records Between Parks Nonprofit and City, After Report Finds Lack of Transparency

The California Latinos at COP26

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The Redistricting Draft Maps Are Here. This Is How They Could Change Politics in the Bay Area

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California's Redistricting Commission Performs a Tricky Balancing Act in Redrawing State's Political Lines

Drawing the Bay Area's New Political Maps

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SF School Board Recall Funded Mostly by Local Donors, With Venture Capitalists Topping the List

Booming Asian Population Could Gain Bigger Influence in New Bay Area Voter Maps

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‘It's a Question of Competence’: San Francisco to Hold Recall Election of 3 School Board Members