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2010-08-05 14:34:00

Economic Analysis Shows Zero Job Impact While Raising Millions for City SAN FRANCISCO , Aug.

2010-08-02 08:00:00

Local Ordinance will help City Recover $17.7 Million in Alcohol-Related Health Care Costs SAN FRANCISCO, Aug.

2009-07-09 19:48:44

All San Francisco city departments must audit unused land in the city to see if it can be turned into community gardens or farms, the mayor said. In addition, food vendors contracting with the city must offer healthful and sustainable food, all vending machines on city property must offer healthful food options and farmers' markets must begin accepting food stamps, Mayor Gavin Newsom said, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. There also will be no more doughnut shop runs before meetings and...

2009-05-15 17:26:47

Organizers of the annual Bay to Breakers footrace and street party in San Francisco said they are working to keep the event fun despite strict new rules. Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi, whose district contains a large portion of the race route, said Sunday's event, the 98th Bay to Breakers, will be important to the future of the race, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday. This is a pivotal year, Mirkarimi said.

2009-03-31 19:21:00

City Calls On California To Give Citizens Choice Over Junk Mail SAN FRANCISCO, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Board of Supervisors today passed a resolution calling on California to create a Do Not Mail Registry giving its citizens the choice to stop receiving unwanted junk mail.

2009-01-06 16:44:00

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Jan.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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