It has been amply established that one of the worst mass shootings of 2017 was completely preventable. On November 5, Devin Kelley burst into the morning service at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas and killed 26 people before turning his gun on himself. As we now know, Kelley should have never been able […]
Despite the ease and convenience of Twitter, Facebook, and email, calling your Senators and Representatives in Congress is still the best way to contact them. But calling is slow and clunky, and it’s often hard to know what to say. Fortunately, a new site has stepped in to streamline the process. At 5 Calls, just […]
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors – the legislative body within the city – issued an official resolution in response to the election of Donald Trump. And it is a thing of beauty. Resolution Defies Trump’s Threats During his campaign, in particular, President-elect Trump made many threats to all sorts of marginalized people. Though he’s walked […]
An Alameda County deputy is in more trouble after video has been released showing him taking a suspect’s gold chain. The suspect, Stanislav Petrov, was badly beaten by three deputies after leading them on a 38-minute vehicle chase in November. Petrov suffered broken bones and a concussion as a result of the beating. The video […]
Last week, the Chinese Christian Union sued the city of San Francisco over an outdoor urinal in the city’s iconic Dolores Park. Pacific Justice Institute, described as an LGBT hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, is helping the CCU file the suit. The urinal, technically a pissoir ( pronounced piss-WAH, and yes, that is the […]
As of Friday, San Francisco mayor Ed Lee (D) is banning city workers from any public funded travel to North Carolina “that is not absolutely essential to public health and safety.” This statement comes in protest of new Anti-LGBT law in North Carolina overturning protections for the LGBT community in North Carolina. The Public Facilities […]
The real world divide between the “haves and have-nots” is clear, as San Francisco tech workers express disdain with the city’s homeless population. The Guardian talked to high earning, tech-savvy workers who are outraged at the growing homeless population that they encounter on their way into offices buildings. Privileged Techies Bothered By Seeing Homeless Population San […]
Bill O’Reilly just loves to call people he disagrees with “pinheads.” Of course, this is classic projection, as O’Reilly is the real pinhead who can never admit when he’s wrong. Earlier this week, during a discussion of so-called “sanctuary cities” in America, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to remain a sanctuary city for undocumented […]
When outlaw urinators attack San Francisco city walls, the walls fight back! No kidding. The city has applied a special paint that repels liquids. So you guessed it – pee on the wall, and the wall pees back. Can you believe it? Anti-Pee Vigilantes Anti-pee vigilantes in Hamburg Germany first got the idea when they saw […]
In recent months we’ve seen any number of cases of what can only be called abuse of power by police across the United States. But as a dog owner, this one was especially painful for me to read about. The setting is San Francisco, one of the most beautiful cities in the country, and the […]
Leave it to the arts, once again, to lead the way to progress. History is in the making: Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox is about to become Madame Tussauds? first transgender woman wax figure. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the choice for Cox as the next figure to be created for Tussauds? […]
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Entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal, was once named “America’s Most Eligible Bachelor.” Appeared on “The Secret Millionaire” (Season 1, Episode 4). Sold first online advertising company for twenty million dollars. Sold second online advertising company for three hundred million dollars. Current CEO of RadiumOne which is going public. Well so far, so good, right? Sorry […]
SAN FRANCISCO, California ?–?Making homelessness less hectic is one program’s mission. Project Homeless Connect puts unavoidable bureaucracy and necessities in one place, Think Progress?reports. Finding a place to sleep is just one challenge homeless people face. Getting around and getting necessary care is just as crucial. A Project Homeless Connect fair, which hosts all kinds […]
Half of an increase from the current federal minimum of $7.25 to $10.50 an hour could be paid for, for McDonalds workers, by increasing the price of a Big Mac by just five cents.