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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

A picture shows the logo of online lodging service Airbnb displayed on a computer screen in the Airbnb offices in Paris on April 21, 2015.  AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU        (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Voters To Decide On Stricter Airbnb Rules

A proposal to strictly curtail short-term home rentals in San Francisco has qualified for the Nov. 3 ballot.

07/14/2015

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Video Of Two Men In Russia Holding Hands While Walking Show Them Suffering Major Harassment

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — When two Russian men decided to walk through the streets of Moscow holding hands, they were laughed at, heckled, and physically pushed, according to The Independent. The two men in […]

07/14/2015

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SF Supervisor Pushing For Law Requiring Videotaping All Gun Sales

Supervisor Mark Farrell is pushing for gun control reforms that would require the videotaping of all gun and ammunition sales.

07/14/2015

The alleged sexual offenses took place over three or four years until the victim, who was not a Cub Scout, was 16. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Ends Ban On Gay Adult Leaders; Church-Sponsored Units Exempted

The executive committee of the Boy Scouts of America has unanimously approved a resolution that would end the organization’s blanket ban on gay adult leaders and let individual Scout units set their own policy on the long-divisive issue. Units sponsored by churches opposed to the change could maintain the ban if they choose.

07/14/2015

Embryologist Ric Ross examines a dish with human embryos under a microscope at the La Jolla IVF Clinic February 28, 2007 in La Jolla, California. The clinic accepts donated embryos from around the country through The Stem Cell resource which are then given to stem cell research labs for research. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Divorced Couple Now Battling Over Frozen Embryos In Case That Could Set Precedent

A battle between a divorced couple has begun in San Francisco over the fate of their frozen embryos — and it could lead to new California law.

07/13/2015

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Pentagon Announces Plan Aimed At Lifting Transgender Ban

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said he is creating a working group that will review the policies and determine if lifting the ban would have any impact on the military’s ability to be ready for battle.

07/13/2015

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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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