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California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lieutenant Governor Newsom Demands Apology From Gov. Perry Over Homosexuality, Alcoholism Comparison

San Francisco’s former mayor, who was thrust on the national stage when he legalized same-sex marriage in the city in 2004, is now demanding an apology from Texas Governor Rick Perry after he likened homosexuality to alcoholism in an appearance at the Commonwealth Club Wednesday.

06/12/2014

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UC Berkeley Law School Graduate Sentenced To Work Animal Shelter After Beheading Bird In Vegas

A University of California, Berkeley, law school graduate was sentenced to up to four years’ probation and monthly work at an animal shelter for beheading an exotic bird at a Las Vegas Strip resort in October 2012.

05/12/2014

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Controversial Black History Month Lunch Menu Prompts Concord School To Apologize

Officials at an East Bay private school are apologizing after a controversial lunch menu option to celebrate Black History Month.

02/06/2014

Julianne Hough (credit: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)

Blackface Costumes Revive Controversy At Halloween

Kelsey Crowe, who teaches in San Francisco, has been following the fracas & she sees more tribute to than hatred in Hough’s costume…

10/29/2013

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan delivers the State of the City address at City Hall on February 8, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Mayor’s Newsletter Includes Promotion For Lock-Picking Class

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan surprised residents with a recent newsletter, including a promotion for a class on how to pick locks.

02/28/2013

John Burton.  (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

California GOP Demands Burton Apology Over Nazi Comment In KCBS Interview

Republicans said California Democratic Party Chair John Burton should apologize for suggesting that GOP tactics were akin to Nazi propaganda.

09/03/2012

Oakland Shooting Scene

OPD Chief Apologizes To Family Of Teen Shot And Killed By Police

The family of a teen shot and killed by Oakland police earlier this month, after allegedly pointing a handgun at officers, received an apology from Police chief Howard Jordan in a face-to-face meeting.

05/17/2012

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East Bay Preacher Apologizes For False Doomsday Predictions

In a missive posted on his independent ministry’s site on Thursday, 90-year-old Harold Camping said he has no evidence the end of the world will come anytime soon.

03/09/2012

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan (www.jeanquanforoakland.org)

Fake Oakland Mayor’s Website Offers Bogus Apology To Demonstrators

A website claiming to be the official site of Oakland Mayor Jean Quan appeared recently, mimicking the official Oakland website almost entirely.

10/30/2011

Bennett Apologizes For 9/11 Remark

Bennett Apologizes For 9/11 Remark

Tony Bennett apologized Wednesday for suggesting the United States provoked the 9/11 attacks, saying he was only expressing his feelings…

09/21/2011

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