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Covert Planned Parenthood Video Prompts Federal Investigation Over Fetal-Parts Policy

Congressional Republicans say they will launch an investigation of Planned Parenthood as a result of an undercover video released by the Center for Medical Progress, an anti-abortion group, asserting the women’s health organization sells body parts from abortions.

07/16/2015

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Trump Invited To Attend San Francisco’s Mexican Festival

Mexico’s consul general in San Francisco is inviting Donald Trump to attend a festival in the Bay Area next week that will highlight Mexican food and culture.

07/16/2015

A luxury condo in San Francisco's Mission District. (CBS)

Housing Moratorium In San Francisco’s Mission District Qualifies For November Ballot

A proposal to enact interim zoning controls, and thereby freeze the development of market-rate housing for 18 months in San Francisco’s Mission District, has qualified for the Nov. 3 ballot.

07/15/2015

A lawn sprinkler sends water runoff onto the sidewalk in violation of restrictions during an early morning patrol by the City of Sacramento Water Conservation Office in Sacramento. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

End To Grassy Lawns Ordered By California Officials Due To Drought

California officials are ordering an end to traditional grassy lawns for new homes and businesses as they continue targeting ornamental landscapes as a waste of water.

07/15/2015

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Plans To Take Uber During San Francisco Visit

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush plans to hail an Uber during his visit to San Francisco Thursday.

07/15/2015

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California Recognizes Professional Cheerleaders As Employees Under New Law

Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation recognizing California’s professional cheerleaders as employees who are entitled to minimum wage and overtime.

07/15/2015

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California Allows Farmers Market Vendors To Offer Beer Tasting

Gov. Jerry Brown’s office announced Tuesday he’s signed a bill legalizing beer tasting at farmers markets. It’s the latest in a string of California laws making markets in the nation’s agricultural heartland more booze-friendly.

07/15/2015

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San Francisco Won’t Permit ‘Pot Luck’ Medical Marijuana Food Festival

Last month, San Francisco’s first medical marijuana food festival made national headlines. Now, city officials said they will not allow a second one, and the organizer of the event accuses the city of intimidating cannabis clubs to discourage them from taking part.

07/15/2015

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California Vaccine Law Opponents Cleared To Gather Signatures For Measure To Repeal

California’s secretary of state says the proponents of a ballot measure to repeal the state’s new mandatory vaccination law can begin collecting signatures for their effort.

07/14/2015

Kate Steinle, Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez (Family photo/CBS)

Activists Rally In SF To Counter Anti-Immigration Sentiment Following Pier Shooting

Dozens of protesters gathered in San Francisco Tuesday to identify solutions in response to anti-immigration sentiments spurred by the shooting death of a woman on July 1 on a San Francisco pier allegedly by an undocumented immigrant from Mexico with a history of felony convictions and who had been deported five times after repeatedly entering the U.S. illegally.

07/14/2015

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U.S. President Barack Obama receives a San Francisco Giants jersey after welcoming the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants to the White House June 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Giants At The White House III

U.S. President Barack Obama welcomes the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants to the White House June 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in last year’s World Series.

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a Walmart store on May 9, 2014 in Mountain View, California. President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers in the San Francisco Bay Area. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

POTUS In Mountain View

President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers at the Wal-Mart in Mountain View…

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