San Francisco

12 Jan 2022

Take Note: This San Francisco Luxury High-Rise is Sinking at an Alarming Rate

Leaning towers aren’t exclusive to Italy anymore. San Francisco has one of its very own, and its residents are suing the building’s designers and developers.  The leaning tower in question is Millennium Tower at 301 Mission Street, a neighbor to the ever-present and thrusting Salesforce Tower. The 58-story luxury high-rise opened

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27 Dec 2021

The Woman in Black: Old Fashioned Spook Show

  Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. The Woman in Black has been running in London for more than thirty years. It’s a ghost story, a play adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from Susan Hill’s novel. The smash production now comes to San Francisco, where

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14 Dec 2021

Is Snapchat the future of organized crime?

Remember when Snapchat was just a dick pic delivery system?  Well, I’m here to tell you that times have changed. While Snapchat is still very much a sexting utopia, it has also proven to be the ideal place to coordinate smash-and-grab style robberies, at least according to police.  While Snapchat

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30 Nov 2021

Appeals Court Upholds California’s High-Capacity Magazine Ban…for Now

As of Tuesday, California’s ban on high-capacity magazines remains intact, at least for now. In a second review by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, an 11-judge panel overturned a lower-court ruling that nullified the ban passed by voters in 2016. The decision was split 7-4. More than 63 percent

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30 Nov 2021

Dishonest ‘Defund’ Messaging is Not Making Oakland Any Safer

If you believe the Oakland Police Department and their union, the city’s rise in crime is a result of a slashed law enforcement budget. They commonly point to “defund” efforts as the bogeyman that draws out and emboldens a criminal element lurking and waiting for an opportune moment when progressive

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30 Nov 2021

Governor Calls for End to Gun Violence After Teen Allegedly Kills Three, Injures Six in School Shooting

A 15-year-old allegedly killed three people and injured another six Tuesday afternoon at a high school about 40 miles north of Detroit, Michigan.  The Oxford High School sophomore opened fire at the campus Tuesday with a semiautomatic handgun, according to Oakland County undersheriff Michael McCabe during a press conference. The

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23 Nov 2021

SFO Food Workers Will Protest Wednesday for Affordable Health Care

About 200 San Francisco International Airport workers are planning to protest Wednesday in a call for affordable health care, and they’re likely to get a good deal of attention on one of the heaviest travel days in the past two years. The people protesting are cashiers and food service employees

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23 Nov 2021

Tips and Test Locations for a COVID-Safe Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving is shaping up to be the first real holiday gathering since the pandemic hit the world upside the head in March 2020. People are planning to stuff themselves into kitchens and living rooms with loved ones as they stuff (and likely drink) themselves silly. But that pesky COVID-19

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