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  • San Francisco Ordinance Requires Property Owners to Make Lifetime Rental Offer to Tenants — for Real

    04/18/2021 1:40:09 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Red State ^ | 04/18/2021 | Shipwreckedcrew
    So, you and your spouse are living in a medium-sized middle American community and after coming into a little extra money you decided you want to do some planning for your retirement. You come across an investment opportunity in a cosmopolitan city in another state — a six-unit apartment building where you can purchase a co-ownership interest with a plan to move into that building when you retire. The purchase agreement includes a provision that the co-owners will convert the six-unit building into separately owned condominium units by a specified date, and you and your spouse will obtain the right...
  • In San Francisco, Drug Overdoses Claimed Twice as Many Lives as COVID-19

    04/18/2021 1:27:28 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 04/18/2021 | Ivan Pantchoukov
    More than twice as many people died from accidental drug overdoses in San Francisco in 2020 than from the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, according to preliminary data released by the city’s office of the Chief Medical Examiner. A total of 713 people died from drug overdoses in the city in 2020 compared to 255 who died from the CCP virus, commonly known as the coronavirus. Nationwide, the largest increase in the number of overdose deaths occurred in March and May 2020 and coincided with the CCP virus lockdowns, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “The increases...
  • Once On The Brink Of Eradication, Syphilis Is Raging Again (among male homosexuals)

    04/14/2021 5:40:33 AM PDT · by karpov · 35 replies
    NPR ^ | April 14, 2021 | April Dembosky
    In certain circles of San Francisco, a case of syphilis can be as common and casual as catching the flu, to the point where Billy Lemon can't even remember how many times he's had it. "Three or four? Five times in my life?" he struggles to recall. "It does not seem like a big deal." At the time, about a decade ago, Lemon went on frequent methamphetamine binges, kicking his libido into overdrive and silencing the voice in his head that said condoms would be a wise choice at a raging sex party. "It lowers your inhibitions, and also your...
  • ADL demands Fox News fire Tucker Carlson over anti-Semitic trope: 'This has deadly significance'

    04/12/2021 9:46:23 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 100 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | April 21, 2021 | Jaclyn Peiser
    Last week on Fox News, Tucker Carlson argued that immigration to the United States would "dilute the political power" of Americans in a segment that also referenced "white replacement theory" - a discriminatory trope, often weaponized by white nationalists, suggesting that people of color are "replacing" White Americans.
  • 4 gray whales found dead in San Francisco Bay Area in 9 days

    04/10/2021 7:59:23 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 53 replies ^ | 4/10/2021 | Olga R. Rodriguez
    Four dead gray whales have washed ashore San Francisco Bay Area beaches in the last nine days and experts said Friday, April 9, 2021, one was struck by a ship. They were trying to determine how the other three died. "It's alarming to respond to four dead gray whales in just over a week because it really puts into perspective the current challenges faced by this species," says Dr. Pádraig Duignan, Director of Pathology at The Marine Mammal Center.(The Marine Mammal Center via AP) Four dead gray whales have washed ashore San Francisco Bay Area beaches in the last nine...
  • Study: San Francisco Residents Abandoning City In Droves

    04/08/2021 6:58:33 PM PDT · by blam · 49 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 4-8-2021 | Solange Reyner
    San Francisco residents are abandoning the city in droves, with a large number leaving to Texas and Florida, according to a report released Thursday by the commercial realty firm CBRE Group. The city lost the most residents out of every major city between 2019 and 2020, with 70 percent moving to nearby Sacramento, according to data that was gathered from the United States Postal Service records through a Freedom of Information Act request. Moves to Texas increased by 32.1 percent and to Florida by 46.2 percent. "Many of the most ambitious people on the planet have lived here," investor Keith...
  • Hunky Jesus & Foxy Mary Contests 2021

    04/06/2021 9:27:04 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 15 replies ^ | April 5, 2021
    In addition to a standard Easter celebration, San Franciscans invented their unusual Easter entertainment. When the world solemnizes the greatest Christian feast of the Resurrection, some local men take part in the Hunky Jesus contest and local women—in the Foxy Mary contest correspondingly.
  • French Elite Caught Violating Lockdown Rules by Attending Secret Restaurants

    04/06/2021 6:55:35 AM PDT · by cutty · 5 replies
    Summit News ^ | 5 April, 2021 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Posh dinners at a cost of €490 euros per head as rest of Paris struggles under lockdown. Even as Parisians continue to struggle under lockdown, members of the French elite, potentially including government ministers, have been caught attending rulebreaking secret restaurants in the French capital. French TV channel M6 aired secretly recorded footage of clandestine dinners taking place at an “underground restaurant located in a beautiful part” of Paris. The clip shows guests at the restaurant without masks openly kissing each other and violating social distancing rules. There also appears to be no restrictions on the number of guests allowed....
  • Embattled San Francisco school board member sues district, colleagues after surfacing of offensive tweets

    03/31/2021 7:57:41 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    KTLA ^ | Mar 31, 2021 / 07:50 PM PDT
    Collins, who is Black, came under fire after critics unearthed tweets she wrote in 2016. Many Asian Americans, she wrote, “believe they benefit from the ‘model minority’ BS’” and “use white supremacist thinking to assimilate and ‘get ahead.‘” In her lawsuit, Collins alleges that instead of taking actions to protect “Black and Brown children from racist harassment and racist bullying, defendants opted to ‘burn’ the messenger, using a pretzel-twisted redirection of Ms. Collins’ seasoned social metaphors.”
  • Dead gray whale found in San Francisco Bay, by Crissy Field

    03/31/2021 5:24:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    KSBW ^ | Mar 31, 2021 | Joshua Bote
    A dead gray whale was found Wednesday in the San Francisco Bay, near Crissy Field. Amir Ali Bigdeli was taking his usual morning walk, right by St. Francis Yacht Club in Crissy Field, when he spotted the whale’s body floating in the water. He snapped a picture of the whale, which he estimated to be over 40 feet long, a few hours after his walk. Bigdeli, who lives in the Marina district, told SFGATE that he spoke to swimmers in the San Francisco Bay, and found that the whale may have died recently. “According to the swimmers who were close...
  • CBS Airs Puff Piece on Radical Left-Wing District Attorney of Crime-Ravaged San Francisco

    03/31/2021 3:06:06 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 9 replies
    freebeacon ^ | Andrew Stiles - MARCH 30, 2021 | Andrew Stiles - MARCH 30, 2021
    Before his election in 2019, Chesa Boudin worked as a translator for communist dictator Hugo Chávez CBS parent company Viacom's stock has plummeted more than 50 percent in the past week, perhaps due to the underwhelming quality of its journalism. Earlier this week, the company's paid streaming service, Paramount+, aired a special 60 Minutes segment on Chesa Boudin, the radical left-wing district attorney of crime-ravaged San Francisco. Wesley Lowery, the former Washington Post employee best known for spending several minutes in jail after getting arrested in a McDonald's, conducted the interviews for the piece. The controversial journalist was part of...
  • Jack London had racist ideas. It's time to rename the square

    03/29/2021 7:22:26 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 50 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | March 28, 2021 | Justin Phillips
    The Jack London I learned about in grade school was a seafaring adventurer. High school teachers taught me about his prolific pen and penchant for weaving together intoxicating descriptions of elemental sensations. It wasn’t until adulthood that I realized London was more complicated than his reputation. While he was noted for being a progressive socialist, London was also adept at dystopian race-baiting and published horribly xenophobic prose, including about Asian people. Some of his writing also revealed an affinity for white supremacy.
  • OpenAI's Sam Altman: Artificial Intelligence will generate enough wealth to pay each adult $13,500 a year

    03/28/2021 7:28:13 AM PDT · by Kalija · 143 replies
    CNBC ^ | Catherine Clifford
    Artificial intelligence will create so much wealth that every adult in the United States could be paid $13,500 per year from its windfall as soon as 10 years from now. So says Sam Altman, co-founder and president of San Francisco-headquartered, artificial intelligence-focused nonprofit OpenAI. "My work at OpenAI reminds me every day about the magnitude of the socioeconomic change that is coming sooner than most people believe," Altman, who posted Tuesday. "Software that can think and learn will do more and more of the work that people now do." Altman calls it an "AI revolution," and compares it in magnitude...
  • 2 in Seattle, San Francisco face anti-Asian hate charges

    03/27/2021 10:24:33 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 27 replies
    Associated Press via Post-Gazette ^ | March 27 | Daisy Nguyen
    SAN FRANCISCO — Prosecutors in Seattle and San Francisco have charged men with hate crimes in separate incidents that authorities say targeted people of Asian descent amid a wave of high-profile and sometimes deadly violence against Asian Americans since the pandemic began. Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Los Angeles and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area on Saturday, the latest in a series of rallies in response what many said has become a troubling surge of anti-Asian sentiments. “We can no longer accept the normalization of being treated as perpetual foreigners in this country,” speaker Tammy Kim...
  • San Francisco Guarantees Local Artists $1,000 Per Month Income

    03/27/2021 2:38:50 AM PDT · by blueplum · 24 replies
    MSN ^ | 27 Mar 2021 | Bruce Haring
    San Francisco is investing in its arts community. Starting in May, 130 local artists in the city will receive $1,000 per month in cash, with no strings attached. The pilot program in universal basic income is scheduled to last for six months, according to The San Francisco Chronicle. The artists will be selected from those “whose artistic practice is rooted in a historically marginalized community.”
  • New Election Lawsuits [Weekly Update]

    03/26/2021 3:54:02 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 6 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 26, 2021 | Tom Fitton
    Pelosi Congress Assault on Election Integrity Raises Constitutional Questions Lawsuit: 2,400 Illegal Alien Criminals Released under San Francisco Sheriff’s Office Sanctuary Policy Judicial Watch Sues Georgia Secretary of State for Records about Changes to Processing of Absentee Ballots in 2020 Election, and 2021 Trump/Raffensperger Call Fauci Update: Judicial Watch Sues for NIH Funding and Other Records Tied to China’s Wuhan Institute of Virology Judicial Watch Sues OPM for Records on Agency Personnel Classes, Seminars in China; Breach of OPM Data Pelosi Congress Assault on Election Integrity Raises Constitutional Questions Robert Popper is a Judicial Watch senior attorney who served...
  • Next Up on the Cancel Culture's Chopping Block Is...Bernie Sanders?

    03/03/2021 10:31:04 AM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 17 replies
    RedState ^ | March 3, 2021 | Brandon Morse
    Vermont’s socialist democrat Senator Bernie Sanders was once the toast of the left. He said all the right things about any given subject, promoted socialism, and was consistently voted the most popular politician in America. Now, it would appear Sanders’s political career has lived long enough to see him become the villain. It looks as if the left is now turning on him. Big time. Sanders apparently made the unforgivable move of ruining Neera Tanden’s chances for the Biden administration’s Management and Budget office. Sanders questioned Tanden about her “vicious attacks” against both Republicans and hard-leftists, including himself.... Sanders being...
  • S.F. high school students get a lesson in subtle white privilege (Bernie Sanders meme)

    02/03/2021 5:12:12 AM PST · by Magnatron · 27 replies
    San Franciso Chronicle ^ | 30 January 2021 | Ingrid Seyer-Ochi
    Three weeks ago I processed the Capitol insurrection with my high school students. Rallying our inquiry skills, we analyzed the images of that historic day, images of white men storming through the Capitol, fearless and with no forces to stop them. “This,” I said, “is white supremacy, this is white privilege. It can be hard to pinpoint, but when we see, it, we know it.” Across our Zoom screen, they affirmed, with nods, thumbs-ups, and emojis of anger and frustration. Fast-forward two weeks as we analyzed images from the inauguration, asking again, “What do we see?” We saw diversity, creativity...
  • Elderly San Francisco Asian Woman Gives Attacker the Street Justice He Deserves: Delivers a beat down to a man who attacked her on Market St.

    03/18/2021 7:56:47 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 03/18/2021 | Bryan Preston
    CBS San Francisco reports that an elderly Asian woman delivered a beat down to a man who attacked her on Market St. Wednesday morning around 10:30 AM.The 76-year-old woman was reportedly minding her own business when a man assailed her. She made him experience instant regret.Xiao Zhen Xie says she was just waiting at the traffic light and then the suspect punched her by her left eye.Immediately, her instincts kicked in to defend herself. While she suffered injuries and required medical attention, it was her attacker that ended up on the stretcher. “She found the stick around the area and...
  • The big empty: San Francisco is sitting on millions of square feet of vacant office space(This is an Ad not a news article)

    03/18/2021 1:18:33 PM PDT · by Vendome · 58 replies
    market place ^ | Mar 17, 2021 | Matt Levin
    For roughly six months, Steven MacDonald has felt more like he’s trying to unload fax machines or Friendster stock than prime San Francisco office space. The problem is every other San Francisco lawyer or therapist or insurance agent apparently has the same idea. “I’m not getting anything,” said MacDonald, 72. “And I just spoke to my administrator, and she just told me they dropped the ad. There were no nibbles.” About 18% of San Francisco office space is on the market right now, roughly 14 million square feet of emptiness. Major companies synonymous with the city, from Twitter and Salesforce...