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Two arrests as robberies continue to hit San Francisco Bay Area news crews

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 29, 2013 at 5:14pm 9/29/2013 at 5:14pm

Two 19-year old men have been charged with robbery, weapons and conspiracy offenses after a San Francisco television reporter was robbed of his equipment Friday.  A security guard accompanying the reporter fired shots upon the men during the confrontation.

From Reuters:

Two teenagers have been arrested after a San Francisco television reporter was...

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San Francisco pol delivers 25-ft buffer legislation to abortionist supporters

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 10:00am 3/20/2013 at 10:00am

San Francisco city supervisor David Campos is making good on his campaign promise to go after “right-wing extremists,” reportedly proposing legislation Tuesday to increase the anti-free speech “bubble zone” around Planned Parenthood to 25 feet.

Campos’s website describes exactly who he is trying to attack: “right-wing extremists”:

David is working closely with women’s health...

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When Che comes to America, he will be driving a Prius in San Francisco

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 16, 2012 at 7:00am 3/16/2012 at 7:00am

Does anything epitomized the current state of California more than a Che Guevara fan driving a Prius?

Does it get any better than that?

Reader Dave took this photo on March 13, 2012, in downtown San Francisco:

 
 
 

Occupy San Fran. protesters now carrying shivs

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 13, 2011 at 8:37am 11/13/2011 at 8:37am

The Occupy rallies are devolving into the equivalent of the prison yard, as reflected in multiple incidents around the country of rape and killing, and this story about the slashing of a San Francisco police officer with a type of shiv commonly used by prison gangs (h/t reader):

One San Francisco police officer was...

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Circumcision still cuts it in San Francisco

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 2:57pm 7/28/2011 at 2:57pm

Couldn’t resist the post title.

Via L.A. Times:

San Francisco residents will not be voting in November on whether to prohibit circumcision after all, according to a tentative ruling by a Superior Court judge made public Wednesday.

Judge Loretta M. Giorgi ordered the city’s director of elections to strike the measure from the ballot...

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San Francisco civility

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 22, 2011 at 7:00am 7/22/2011 at 7:00am

From my recent trip:

 
 
 

Old San Francisco

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 7:00am 7/21/2011 at 7:00am

From my recent trip to San Francisco, something old, something new:

 

 
 
 

If you’re going to San Francisco …

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 7:00am 7/20/2011 at 7:00am

… be sure to wear plenty of bumper stickers on your car.

The first of many from my recent trip:

 

 
 
 

Why are there homeless people in San Francisco?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 18, 2011 at 11:03am 7/18/2011 at 11:03am

As you know, I’m visiting here.  And one thing I’ve noticed is that there are quite a few homeless people.

Why are the people of San Francisco so heartless?  They must all be Tea Party supporters.

Why don’t the politicians here care about the poor?  They must be Republicans.

How can citizens just walk by without helping? ...

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San Fran

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 4:19pm 7/17/2011 at 4:19pm

If you’re wondering why things have been a little slow here, I’m in San Francisco visiting my daughter, who lives near this very tourist-y shot I took at Alamo Sq. Park:

If I don’t get some really good bumper sticker shots here, I’m going to demand my money back.