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Minimum Wage Increases In San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO─The minimum wage rose to $15.59 per hour on Monday, July 1 in San Francisco. All employees that perform work in the city and...

President Trump’s ICE Raids Postponed In San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO─President Donald Trump notified various cities throughout the United States that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids that were to take place...

San Francisco To Close Juvenile Hall By 2021

SAN FRANCISCO─The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has decided to shut down the Juvenile Hall by the end of 2021. San Francisco is the...

BART Facing Accusations Of Withholding Crimes

SAN FRANCISCO—Locals have expressed disagreement over the way the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) authorities publicly address crimes that occur within the transit system. BART officials have...

New Law Prohibits All Phone Usage While Driving

CALIFORNIA—A new California Law went into effect on Sunday, January 1, restricting the usage of any mobile devices while driving. Prohibited used include all cellphone...

Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over Rental Registration Law

SAN FRANCISCO—The home sharing site Airbnb is suing the city of San Francisco over the new law which requires home owners using its rental site...

Governor Jerry Brown Passes ‘End Of Life Option Act’ In California

CALIFORNIA—Governor Jerry Brown signed bill a on September 5 at the California Assembly to pass a new bill that would allow terminally ill, but competent...

‘Airbnb Law’ Reinforced By Amendments

SAN FRANCISCO―The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday, July 14 to put more stringent regulations on what has become known as the Airbnb...

Tour Bus Drivers Face New Laws

SAN FRANCISCO—An ordinance has passed that prohibits San Francisco tour bus drivers from simultaneously narrating and driving through city streets. The ordinance was unanimously approved...

Public Nudity Protestors Arrested

SAN FRANCISCO—A protest in the Castro District led to the arrest of several protestors for violating San Francisco's ban on public nudity. The protest, located at Jane...
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