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A spindly pine tree standing all alone in a tiny backyard became an official landmark Tuesday in San Francisco, a city that boasts such picturesque sights as the Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. City leaders voted unanimously to grant the status to a Norfolk pine hybrid after it was championed by residents who said it gives their neighborhood its beauty and a sense of home. Comment?
Two Northern California sheriff's deputies seen repeatedly beating a suspected car thief in a video were placed on paid administrative leave on Sunday. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Alameda County deputies, who were not identified, were placed on leave two days after the release of the video, which launched an internal investigation. Comment?
A student government election at a mostly Hispanic San Francisco middle school turned into a debate about the democratic process when the principal delayed the results because the winners did not reflect the school's diverse student body. Everett Middle School Principal Lena Van Haren announced the winners on Monday, more than a week after the results were known. Comment?
Pope Francis' apology for the Roman Catholic Church's crimes against indigenous peoples has not softened opposition among some California Native Americans to his decision to canonize 18th-century Franciscan missionary Junipero Serra. Serra is extolled by the Vatican as a great evangelizer, but denounced by some tribal officials as a destroyer of Native culture. Comment?
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