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CA Panel Backs Historic Listing for Women's Building

CA Panel Backs Historic Listing for Women's Building

By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 18
A state panel is supporting the San Francisco Women's Building's request to become a national historic site.

Mayor Signs SRO Bathrooms Law

Mayor Signs SRO Bathrooms Law

By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 17
San Francisco officials have adopted a first-of-its-kind policy requiring single-room occupancy hotels to designate their single-stall bathrooms and shower facilities as gender neutral.

API Wellness Announces Name Change

API Wellness Announces Name Change

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 10
A San Francisco-based nonprofit known for providing health services to the city's Asian and Pacific Islander LGBT community and residents of the Tenderloin neighborhood has changed its name.

CA Bill Would Extend Caps on Drug Costs for PWAs, Others

CA Bill Would Extend Caps on Drug Costs for PWAs, Others

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 7
Gay state Senator Scott Wiener introduced a bill this week that would permanently extend drug-pricing protections for people who are living with HIV/AIDS and other diseases.

Besties Balloting Begins

Besties Balloting Begins

By Cynthia Laird | Feb 1
Balloting for the Bay Area Reporter's eighth readers' poll, the Besties, begins Thursday (February 1).

Designers Weigh Comments on Milk Plaza

Designers Weigh Comments on Milk Plaza

By Tony Taylor | Feb 1
People continue to have mixed views on the plans to renovate Harvey Milk Plaza, even as speakers at two recent meetings voiced concerns over the current space.

In San Francisco, Only One City Nickname Flies

In San Francisco, Only One City Nickname Flies

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jan 28
In the song "San Francisco," made famous by singer Scott McKenzie in 1967, song writer John Edmund Andrew Phillips beseeched those "who come to San Francisco/be sure to wear some flowers in your hair."

Farrell Sworn in as Interim SF Mayor

Farrell Sworn in as Interim SF Mayor

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jan 27
In a move that stunned the city and shook up the June special election races, District 2 Supervisor Mark Farrell was sworn in as interim mayor of San Francisco Tuesday night.

Gay Candidate Barred from Running for Sheriff by Alabama GOP

Gay Candidate Barred from Running for Sheriff by Alabama GOP

Jan 25
A gay businessman and one-time police officer who is married to another man says GOP leaders in a north Alabama county refused to let him run for sheriff after a review that included questions about his sexual orientation.

Man Charged After Castro Crash

Man Charged After Castro Crash

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 27
A San Francisco man is facing assault with a deadly weapon and numerous other charges after he allegedly drove onto a busy sidewalk Saturday afternoon in the city's gay Castro district.

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