National

25 Apr 2022

Elon Musk is Officially Buying Twitter

Elon Musk is buying Twitter, according to the company, which announced the transaction Monday. Musk will buy the company for $54.20 per share of common stock in a deal valued at about $44 billion. Twitter, which has its headquarters in San Francisco, will become a private company following the deal,

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21 Apr 2022

I Spent Easter With John Waters at The Madonna Inn

A huge group of juvenile delinquents, drapes and drapettes gathered at the famous kitsch hotel Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo for the John Waters Easter. That is a real thing that happened.

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Sunbeams shine down a San Francisco alleway.
21 Apr 2022

You’re Being Lied to About San Francisco Crime

If you read the Chronicle (with some exceptions) or national outlets, they claim that San Francisco is a failed experiment in progressive policymaking, you probably think it’s bad and getting worse. Now, just look at the actual numbers.

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20 Apr 2022

Administrative Errors Help 40,000 Get Out of Their Student Loans Entirely

This week, NPR released an article about how folks may finally get help getting rid of their student loans. In some cases, people will be forgiven entirely for their loans. At least 40,000 borrowers will have their student debt entirely wiped clean due to major administrative errors within the Department

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14 Apr 2022

In Shameless Decision, Ron DeSantis Will Personally Map Florida Congressional Districts

Florida’s legislative branch has given Governor Ron DeSantis the power to draft Florida’s new congressional districts after DeSantis vetoed the maps approved by state lawmakers earlier this year.

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12 Apr 2022

How Climate Change Affects The Bay Area

Written By Deborah In just a few short days, San Francisco has gone from the hottest weather we’ve seen in over a year to damp and rainy. While variety is the spice of life, this is a troubling sign of things to come. The early stages of climate change is

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05 Apr 2022

Why Sacramento’s Mass Shooting Was A Wake Up Call

As the world begins to open back up and people begin to gather again, it’s only natural to feel optimistic. But this is America and our collective delusions won’t change reality. We’ve got a mass shooting problem, and as people resume their normal lives, the shootings will resume as well.

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31 Mar 2022

MONSTER ANTITRUST SUIT CLAIMS BIG OIL CONSPIRED WITH RUSSIA, OPEC TO LIMIT PRODUCTION

Two dozen individual consumers filed a massive lawsuit Monday in federal court in San Francisco alleging an antitrust conspiracy two years ago by big oil companies to curtail worldwide oil production in order to boost the price of gas. The defendants include Exxon Mobile Corporation, the world’s biggest oil company, Chevron Corporation, Phillips 66 Company, Occidental Petroleum, and a number of smaller oil companies.

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