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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dies at 65

Garrett Berghold, Ian Firstenberg, Gracie Ngo and Steven Luke

December 12, 2017

San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee died unexpectedly early Tuesday morning at the age of 65. SF Gate reported Lee suffered a heart attack around 10:30 p.m. Monday at the Safeway on Monterey Boulevard near his Glen Park home and was taken by...

SF judge declares Trump executive order unconstitutional

Kelsey Matzen

April 26, 2017

A San Francisco judge ruled that the executive order against sanctuary cities is unconstitutional in response to a lawsuit filed by San Francisco and Santa Clara against President Trump’s executive order. On April 14 represen...

Tuition freeze bill moves through state Assembly committees

Lea Fabro

April 20, 2017

The Higher Education Committee approved Assembly bills Tuesday that will benefit California students if passed, including one that would freeze tuition until December 2020. Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva and leaders of the California Faculty Association authored AB-393, also known as the Student Protection Act, which could freeze California...

Your entire online footprint: now for sale

Audrey Garces

April 6, 2017

Trump signed a controversial bill to repeal protections that would have stopped internet service provider companies from collecting and selling online activity. Though proponents say the repeal of this regulation will level...

Republicans invoke “nuclear option,” move closer to Gorsuch Supreme Court confirmation

Audrey Garces

April 6, 2017

Senate Republicans bypassed a Democratic filibuster to proceed to a final confirmation vote for Judge Neil M. Gorsuch in an unprecedented decision to change the rules of Supreme Court confirmations. "This will be the first,...

Voting system questioned in wake of close election

Nick Madden

November 13, 2016

Donald Trump has won the 2016 presidential election but millions of people aren’t ready to throw in the towel and accept that fact just yet. Many are demanding changes to be made through anti-Trump demonstrations that are popping...

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