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Clement Street, Inner Richmond District, S.F.
For men, this translates to Raleigh Denim, Filson jackets and Luke fedoras. For women, Gravel & Gold tank dresses, Indigo Handloom scarves and Melissa petal flats.
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How A Labor Coalition Plans To Bring Paid Sick Leave And A Higher Minimum Wage To The Bay Area
This November, voters in Oakland, CA will have the opportunity to establish a minimum wage of $12.25 and ensure paid sick days for employees.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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Fitch Rates West Contra Costa Unified School District, CA's GO Refunding Bonds 'A+'; Outlook Stable
Purpose: Bond proceeds will be used to refund various outstanding GO obligations of the district and pay the costs of issuance.
Mail on Sunday
San Francisco could become first US city to tax sugary drinks
The Berkeley City Council voted last week to put a measure on the ballot that would impose a penny-per-ounce tax on soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages such as energy drinks.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Los Angeles Times
California minimum wage up; policymakers push for further increases
Ikea, the Swedish home furnishings retailer, plans to lift its minimum hourly wage at 38 mega-stores across the nation by 17% to $10.76 starting in January.
Homicide rate dives in San Francisco, Bay Area's big cities
Alexis runs an obstacle course at Garfield Park in San Francisco. City youth programs may be helping to reduce violence.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Critics lining up against Charlotte's proposed city ID
Several California cities: Oakland, Richmond and San Francisco. Also Washington, D.C., and New Haven, Conn., which is often cited as the first in the nation.
How to reduce gun crime in California? Why not pay people not to shoot each other?
Tim Walker is The Independent's Los Angeles correspondent, covering entertainment and other concerns from the West Coast of the US.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
5 New Restaurants to Check Out This Month
Looking for somewhere new to eat? We've got you covered. Here's your monthly cheat sheet of five brand-new places that recently opened around town.
Fireworks or fog for the Fourth?
Fireworks shot from a barge on San Francisco Bay disappear into the fog over the water on a foggy Sunday night, July 4, 2010.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Berkeley City Council Puts Soda Tax on November Ballot
Berkeley City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to include a proposal that would tax distributors of sugar-sweetened beverages on the November ballot.
Photo Flash: First Look at Company of Fools' Enchanted April
This summer Company of Fools will present Matthew Barber 's award-winning romantic comedy, Enchanted April.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
The Richmond waterfront, an undiscovered Bay Area gem
The lure of a fabulous fireworks display on the eve of July 4th brought me to the Richmond waterfront for the first time.
Los Angeles Times
Berkeley City Council may put sugary drink tax before voters
Berkeley's City Council will vote Tuesday evening on whether to put a sugary-beverage tax on the November ballot.
East Bay Express
Tuesday Must Reads: Berkeley Council to Vote on Soda Tax Tonight;...
The proposal, which appears to have no opposition on the council, would levy a one-cent-per-ounce tax on companies that distribute sugary beverages.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Berkeley City Council set to vote on soda tax
Officials in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Berkeley are set to decide whether to put a soda tax on the November ballot.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Rosie the Riveter Museum and much more in Richmond, California
When Pearl Harbor Naval Base was attacked on December 7, 1941, and America became the "home front," suddenly the American workforce started changing to include more women and minorities.
Inside Bay Area
San Francisco: One dead in possible hazmat incident
San Francisco firefighters and police responded Monday morning to a possible hazardous materials incident that has resulted in the death of one person in the city's Richmond District, a fire official said.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Marin Independent Journal
Books: Addressing the need for wanderlust
This time of year always brings a fresh feeling of wanderlust. These new works by Bay Area authors range far and wide, beginning with Christopher Felver's "photographic journey" in search of great American music, John Waters' hitchhiking trip across the country, and Nina LaCour's sojourn in the Southern California film industry.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Ikea to raise its average minimum hourly wage to $10.76
Ikea US will boost its average minimum hourly wage to $10.76 beginning Jan. 1, 2015.