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National Beverage Group Sues City Of San Francisco; Claims Soda Warnings, Ad Ban Violate First Amendment
The American Beverage Association has sued the city of San Francisco, claiming new legislation requiring health warning labels on sugary beverages and prohibiting advertisements of them on city property violates the First Amendment.
A 45-day moratorium would affect two dozen projects in the city’s Mission District, which has witnessed skyrocketing prices amid a technology jobs boom.
San Francisco is poised to ban performances using bears, lions, elephants and other wild animals.
The ordinance comes following the release of a city report that shows $208 million was spent on violence prevention in the city over the last five years.
On Monday, Katy Tang replaces David Chiu as president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. It’s the highest position in City Hall ever won by an Asian-American woman.
San Francisco Supervisor David Campos has conceded the race for the District 17 state assembly seat, his rival Supervisor David Chiu said Thursday evening.
San Francisco Board of Supervisors president David Chiu introduced legislation Tuesday that would require pharmaceutical companies distributing their drugs within the city to fully fund and administer a permanent citywide drug take-back program.
Supervisor David Campos wants the Board to appropriate an extra $807,000 to cover the cost of providing Truvada to any San Franciscan who needs it.
Facebook met with leaders of San Francisco’s transgender community in City Hall amid a crackdown on drag queens who use their stage names on the site. But the social network has not changed a policy requiring account holders to use their real names.
Facebook officials have agreed to meet with local drag queens at San Francisco City Hall to discuss the social media website’s policy of people using their legal names on their accounts.