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22 Dec 2020

Alex Padilla Will Replace Kamala Harris in U.S. Senate

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla has been tapped to fill the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by now Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Padilla will be the first Latino to represent the Golden State at the Senate level. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the appointment Tuesday in a statement issued by

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15 Dec 2020

San Francisco Administers First COVID-19 Vaccinations

San Francisco began administering COVID-19 vaccinations to frontline health care workers Tuesday morning.  The city was one of the state’s four initial distribution hubs that welcomed vaccine doses Monday, receiving 2,000 units of the Pfizer vaccine. California as a whole received a little more than 33,000 doses Monday, which nearly

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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08 Dec 2020

California Works to Secure Millions of Vaccine Doses As COVID-19 Surge Pushes State to Brink

If all goes according to plan, a little more than 1 million California healthcare workers could soon be vaccinated against COVID-19. While the news offers much needed hope, it does not provide us a way out of the current surge. Still, things are at least moving in the right direction. 

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01 Dec 2020

SF Considers Tighter COVID-19 Restrictions, California Flirts With Lockdown

Gov. Gavin Newsom Monday announced that the state could be headed toward another shelter-in-place order. The news comes as 99 percent of California’s population is already subject to the state’s most restrictive purple tier in the COVID-19 Blueprint for a Safer Economy. That means that more than 39 million California

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19 Nov 2020

Newsom Orders New Curfew in 40+ California Counties

The thing that many people have been worried about, and not nearly enough people have done anything to try and stop, is happening. Governor Gavin Newsom announced a new “Stay-at-Home” order for the 40+ counties that are in the “purple” tier of California’s county risk level chart. This means that

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06 Oct 2020

Thomas, Alito Signal Same-Sex Marriage Rights Could Be Undone

Get ready for the undoing. It was February 12, 2004 in San Francisco when then Mayor Gavin Newsom officiated the country’s first same-sex marriage ceremony, helping legally tie the knot for Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon, a couple who’d already been together for 50 years. In the month that followed,

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23 Sep 2020

Executive Order Puts Gas-Powered Vehicle Manufacturers on Notice

Manufacturers hoping to sell vehicles in California will have to get serious in their efforts to improve the efficiency and cost of electric vehicles. According to an executive order signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom Wednesday, sale of new gas-powered passenger vehicles will be banned in the state after 2035. Medium-

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29 Apr 2020

Governor Newsom Announces 4 Part Plan to Reopen California

Update 4/29: Heather Knight at the Chronicle has some excellent breaking news about this: Thankfully, because of our state and local governments’ quick work shutting things down, California hasn’t been as hard   hit as other states by the COVID-19 Pandemic. That said, everyone is wondering when the restrictions will

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