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Blood Donor Giving Blood
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Melissa Culross
April 07, 2020 - 6:02 pm
The Food and Drug Administration last week eased it's restrictions of blood donations from gay and bisexual men, however lawmakers in San Francisco say that's not enough, especially during a pandemic. They are now calling on the FDA to lift fully any restrictions on these donations.
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Methamphetamine also known as Crystal Meth
Methamphetamine also known as Crystal Meth (Photo credit: Daniel Kaesler)
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February 26, 2020 - 1:50 pm
A Bay Area state senator has introduced a bill to help solve the widening methamphetamine crisis, by paying addicts to stay sober.
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Protestors from Moms 4 Housing interrupted a press conference on Jan. 7, 2020about state Sen. Scott Wiener's proposal to foster the construction of affordable housing near transit hubs.
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Margie Shafer
January 07, 2020 - 2:20 pm
State Sen. Scott Wiener is hoping the third time's a charm for SB-50, a bill that would require dense housing near transit and areas with jobs.
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Medical marijuana advocates were hoping for passage of a bill on Sept. 26, 2019 that would eliminate taxes on cannabis given to patients through 'compassion" programs.
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Matt Bigler
September 26, 2019 - 1:51 pm
There's been an unintended consequence of legalizing recreational marijuana in California. Some medical pot shops are shutting down because they can't pay state taxes. But a bill on the Governor's desk could keep those pot clubs open for patients who are sick or dying.
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A live reading of the Mueller report at Manny's in the Mission in San Francisco
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Matt Bigler
June 06, 2019 - 5:58 pm
Millions of Americans have heard about Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report, but relatively few have actually read his findings Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by President Trump So, Thursday morning, several San Francisco politicians began reading...
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A homeless man sleeps in the park on December 10, 2012 in San Francisco, California.
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Tim Ryan
June 04, 2019 - 8:55 am
A controversial program to force mentally ill and homeless people in San Francisco into involuntary treatment is up for a vote on Tuesday and appears ready for adoption.
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Margie Shafer
May 27, 2019 - 10:12 am
Gov. Gavin Newsom is still promoting the idea of building of more housing across the state, even though legislation tackling zoning restrictions has been set aside for the year.
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DALLAS, Jan. 7, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Guns are displayed at the Dallas Gun Show in Dallas, Texas, the United States, Jan. 6, 2018. The two-day event was hosted by the Dallas Arms Collectors Association. (Xinhua/Tian Dan) (zcc) (Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA)
Gun Show (Photo credit:Xinhua/Tian Dan/Sipa USA)
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
February 14, 2019 - 2:51 pm
A new version of an old bill that aims to ban gun shows and sales at the Cow Palace has been re-introduced in Sacramento this week despite previous legislative defeats.
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Margie Shafer
November 29, 2018 - 9:18 pm
Some California legislators say that since cannabis has been medicinally available for more than two decades, it should be taxed as much as other prescriptions — not at all.
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This Sept. 21, 2016 file photo shows soft drink and soda bottles displayed in a refrigerator at El Ahorro market in San Francisco. The California Legislature is expected to vote to prohibit local governments from creating new taxes on soda on Thursday, Ju
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June 28, 2018 - 2:11 pm
Soda taxes may stop popping up in California and elsewhere, thanks to a new push by the beverage industry to fight such measures...
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