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Wealthy San Francisco residents actually started a GoFundMe to kill a homeless shelter in their neighborhood

California has long held a reputation for NIMBYism — constant zoning fights and deadlock as people mobilize to stop projects in the public good from being built "in my backyard."

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'Go Be a N----- Somewhere Else': ACLU Files Lawsuit Citing San Francisco Police's Documented History of Vile Racism

San Francisco's Tenderloin is a heavily populated, racially mixed neighborhood in the heart of one of America's iconic progressive cities. Yet when the San Francisco Police Department and the DEA targeted the neighborhood to crack down on drug dealing between 2013 and 2015 as part of "Operation Safe Schools," the only people they managed to roll up were black.

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Watch Two White Men Throw ‘Kid’ off San Francisco Train - Into Traffic - Over Loud Music

Two videos posted on social media show a pair of white men attacking a black or Hispanic teen — who they shoved off a San Francisco rail transit car in a dispute over loud music.

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San Francisco Just Got Another Step Closer to Having a Safe Injection Site

With an assist from the state legislature, the city of San Francisco is moving quickly to become the first in the country to operate an officially sanctioned safe injection site for hard drug users. The State Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow the city to open several sites as part of a three-year pilot program.

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'Permit Patty' Has Resigned As CEO from Marijuana Company

The white San Francisco woman who went viral after appearing to call the police on a black 8-year-old for selling water outside her apartment has stepped down as CEO from her marijuana company.

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Muslim Cop Alleges 'Blatant Racism' in San Francisco Police Department

A San Francisco police officer who emigrated from Afghanistan and is Muslim has alleged that he was harassed on the job and retaliated against after reporting racist and homophobic comments by his colleagues.

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ICE Spokesperson in San Francisco Just Resigned Because He Doesn't Want to Lie for Trump

Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman James Schwab on Monday resigned from his role with the San Francisco division, citing the “burden” of spreading falsehoods from Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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A Tale of Two Cities: How San Francisco and Burlington Are Shaping America's Low-Carbon Future

President Trump's commitment to pull out of the Paris Agreement signaled what appeared to be the worst of times for a transition to a low-carbon future in the United States. But actions being taken by a significant number of cities could instead make it the best of times for renewable energy in America.

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A Clean, Well-Lit Place to Smoke Rocks: North America's First Supervised Inhalation Site Opens

In response to the opioid crisis, Canada has been rapidly opening supervised injection sites, safe spaces allowing for injection drug users to consume narcotics like heroin under medical supervision.

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San Francisco to Wipe Out Thousands of Marijuana Convictions

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – The San Francisco District Attorney’s Office will wipe out thousands of marijuana convictions going back decades, opening up new job and housing opportunities to those arrested for cannabis-related offenses, the city’s top prosecutor announced Wednesday.

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