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Governor Newsom Passes Two New Animal Welfare Laws

CALIFORNIA—On September 18, Governor Newsom signed two new bills to protect animal welfare throughout California, including one that ends retail sale of dogs, cats...

SF Landlords Are Not Allowed To Raise Rent To Force Tenants...

SAN FRANCISCO—On Tuesday, August 21, landlords and realtor groups filed a lawsuit to overturn a law that was passed in January 2019, the Costa-Hawkins...

China Passes New National Security Law Affecting Hong Kong

CHINA—A new security law has been passed in China as of Tuesday, June 30, which is meant to make certain actions crimes, such as...

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...
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