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Pride Center Panel Discusses Substance Abuse

Pride Center Panel Discusses Substance Abuse

By John McDonald | Mar 19
The workshop was titled "Vodka, Meth, Sex...Lipitor?!: Over 40 (or 60) & Still Partying?" It was moderated by Bruce Williams, director of senior services at Pride Center.

Acting SF Schools Chief Vies to Keep Post

Acting SF Schools Chief Vies to Keep Post

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Mar 18
The gay man who's serving as interim superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District has applied to keep the job permanently.

Owners of LGBT Eatery Site Seek Landmark Status

Owners of LGBT Eatery Site Seek Landmark Status

By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 11
The owners of a property in North Beach that once housed several LGBT restaurants, the first of which was known as the Paper Doll, are seeking city landmark status for the site.

Suit Raises Concerns About SF DUI Cases

Suit Raises Concerns About SF DUI Cases

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Mar 11
San Francisco's former chief forensic toxicologist has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the city that's raising concerns about DUI analyses and other work performed by the man who replaced him.

Gay API Group Welcomes Patent Attorney as New Leader

Gay API Group Welcomes Patent Attorney as New Leader

By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 11
A local patent attorney is the new chair of the Gay Asian Pacific Alliance, a social club for gay and bisexual Asian and Pacific Islanders in the Bay Area that also wades into local political races with endorsements and support for candidates.

Commonwealth Club to Honor Former U.S. Tech Officer

Commonwealth Club to Honor Former U.S. Tech Officer

By Sari Staver | Feb 25
Despite deep roots in the California tech world and a job she loved in the Bay Area, Megan Smith didn't hesitate to pack her bags for Washington, D.C. when she was offered a job as the government's chief technology officer.

Sheriff Provides Trans Housing Update

Sheriff Provides Trans Housing Update

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 18
San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy is asking for body scanners so that transgender inmates in jail can be searched electronically rather than relying on sheriff's deputies to examine people.

ADAP Problems Persist Throughout CA

ADAP Problems Persist Throughout CA

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 18
California officials still haven't fixed problems with the state's AIDS Drug Assistance Program, months after issues with the system emerged.

SF Honors Peron for Medical Cannabis Work

SF Honors Peron for Medical Cannabis Work

By Sari Staver | Feb 18
More than 100 friends of Dennis Peron's came to San Francisco City Hall Tuesday afternoon to thank the ailing gay activist credited with founding the medical marijuana movement.

Castro Urgent Care Clinics Add HIV Prevention Service

Castro Urgent Care Clinics Add HIV Prevention Service

By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 11
The two urgent care centers in the Castro are now offering treatment to patients who believe they may have been exposed to HIV in order to prevent them from acquiring the virus.

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