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A tenants' rights group has placed signs on buildings where they say tenants have been Ellis Act evicted to make way for tourist rentals. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Tenants Rights’ Group Protests Against ‘Illegal’ Airbnb Rentals In San Francisco’s North Beach

Demonstrators in San Francisco have posted neon green warning signs on the outside of some apartments where the director of the Tenants Union says people have been evicted under the Ellis Act and landlords are now renting apartments through websites like Airbnb and VRBO.

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Muni sickout causes more transit delays in San Francisco Tuesday.

Sources Say Labor And Management Reach Tentative Agreement Weeks After Muni Sickout

Three weeks after San Francisco’s Muni operators staged a worker “sickout” that brought city buses, trains and trolleys to a halt; the transit agency and union leaders have now reached a tentative agreement.

06/27/2014

The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

West Coast Ports Face Shutdown If Contract Negotiations In San Francisco Fail

The contract that covers nearly 20,000 West Coast dockworkers is set to expire June 30, as negotiations continue in San Francisco.

06/22/2014

A passenger boards a San Francisco Muni bus on June 3, 2014 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Talks Halted In Labor Dispute Between San Francisco Muni Drivers, Management

After the two sides returned to the bargaining table, in an effort to end a labor dispute, the union of transit operators has walked away from those negotiations.

06/12/2014

Muni sickout causes more transit delays in San Francisco Tuesday.

Clock Ticking On Muni Contract Dispute; Both Sides In Talks

San Francisco Muni officials and the Transportation Workers Union are in talks with a mediator about the contract dispute that prompted last week’s three-day driver sick-out.

06/11/2014

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Phil Matier: Will Republicans Capitalize on California’s Teacher Tenure Ruling?

KCBS, KPIX, and San Francisco Chronicle Insider Phil Matier on California’s teacher tenure ruling and how many state Republicans may use this to their advantage in the upcoming November election.

06/10/2014

Muni Experiencing Major Delays Monday Due To “Sick Out” Labor Disputes

San Francisco City Attorney Files Charges Against Muni Union Over Sickout

As a San Francisco Municipal Railway workers “sickout” continues for a third day, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed charges Wednesday with the state’s Public Employees Relations Board aiming to end the disruption.

06/04/2014

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Muni ‘Sickout’ Continues For Third Day With 70% Of Vehicles Running

Muni officials said 440 out of 600 vehicles will be running Wednesday after some San Francisco Municipal Railway employees unhappy with contract negotiations continue to call out sick.

06/04/2014

Modoc and Siskiyou Counties in far Northern California are looking to secede and create their own state called Jefferson. (CBS)

Secession Measure In Far Northern California Met With Limited Interest By Voters

Voters in two far Northern California counties are showing only tepid interest in advisory measures that call for creating a 51st state named Jefferson.

06/03/2014

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AT&T Park’s Concession Stand Workers May Be Getting More Job Security

Legislation is moving forward at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to force large employers in the hospitality industry to retain workers for at least 90 days if the company is sold.

06/03/2014

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