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  1. Sen. Bernie Sanders rips Democrats for 'weak politics'...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    ... that we can control our destinies. BILL MOYERS: Chevron's the Fortune 500 company that has a big refinery in Richmond and acts like it owns the place. After that refinery erupted in fire two years ago, the city, led by Mayor Gayle McLaughlin, sued ...

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  2. San Francisco: World Series champs get warm welcome from Giants faithfulRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Redwood Times

    Thousands of Giants fans, many sporting Halloween costumes along with orange-and-black gear, gave their World Series champs a warm welcome despite Friday's steady showers. The team's mascot, Lou Seal, kicked off the noontime parade to celebrate the team's thrilling Game 7 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.

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  3. San Francisco Giants Parade: Thousands of fans ready for bash, rain or shineRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

    Thousands of Giants fans, many sporting Halloween costumes along with orange-and-black gear, gave their World Series champs' a warm welcome, despite Friday's steady rain. The team's mascot Lou Seal kicked off the noontime parade, to celebrate the Giants' Game 7 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.

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  4. Are taxpayers out of money and patience?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Victorville Daily Press

    ... by cities - more than a dozen hotel tax hikes, 11 proposed taxes on marijuana sales, and taxes on sugary drinks in Richmond and San Francisco that have aroused the soft drink industry - plus 40 parcel tax measures. Those parcel tax measures are ...

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  5. NLRB Finally Finds Facebook Activity That It Doesn't "Like"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Supra

    The National Labor Relations Board finally found a Facebook conversation it couldn't bring itself to "Like." In Richmond District Neighborhood Center , Case 20-CA-091748 , the NLRB held that a Facebook conversation between two employees was so egregious that it was not entitled to the protection of concerted activity afforded under the National Labor Relations Act .

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    Wednesday Oct 29 | SFGate

    Internos Wine Cafe There are no shortage of dining options in the Inner Richmond, but the only wine bar we know of is Internos, a no-fuss neighborhood spot that offers a satisfying selection of flat breads to accompany its fairly large beverage menu. Inner Richmond, 3240 Geary Blvd. at Parker Ave.; www.internoswinecafe.com .

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  7. Oakland Tribune editorial: Minimum wages should be raised, but Oakland's Measure FF is not the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Inside Bay Area

    ... 2016, is insufficient. No one in California, and certainly not the Bay Area, should be expected to live on that. Richmond and Berkeley city councils earlier this year raised the wage floors in their cities. San Jose voters did the same in 2012. And ...

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  8. Soda Makers Battle Proposed Taxes In Berkeley, San FranciscoRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Again and again in the United States, anti-obesity crusaders have been stymied wherever they've tried to impose new laws on soda sales: in New York, ex-Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to limit soda size was tossed out by the state's highest court, proposed taxes in the northern California cities of El Monte and Richmond were voted down and the Washington, D.C. city council failed to pass an excise tax on soda. Yet the successful enactment earlier this year of a nationwide tax on sugary drinks in Mexico has been a shot across the bow of Coca-Cola, Pepsi and other big soda makers, with Coca-Cola announcing a drop in profits, in part because of a decline in sales in its Latin American business.

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    Tuesday Oct 28 | SFGate

    ... amend the resolution, which also asks the controller to explore other approaches to assist struggling homeowners. Richmond has been debating the idea since last year, when a majority of its City Council voted to move forward with an eminent domain ...

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  10. Berkeley and San Francisco Take their Shot at Soda TaxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Bloomberg

    With their curbside composting programs, abundant community gardens, restaurants boasting sustainable cuisine, and neighborhoods like the Gourmet Ghetto teaming with organic food markets, there are few U.S. cities more preoccupied with liberal politics and food and drink than than Berkeley and San Francisco, Calif.. So, if there's anywhere in America that has a chance at passing soda taxes , it is those two Bay Area towns.

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  11. Dow Climbs Back Above 17,000: Here's What You Need To Know (Dia, Spy, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... goods orders in September fell 1.3% over the prior month, missing expectations for a rise of 0.5%, while the Richmond Fed's manufacturing index came in at 20 against expectations for a reading of 11 and up from last month's 14. 5. Among the big ...

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  12. Yelp backed by Facebook, Google, Twitter in anonymous reviews caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Washington Times

    Internet heavyweights including Facebook, Google and Twitter are taking the side of popular review website Yelp in a Virginia Supreme Court case to be heard Tuesday that will consider whether commenters who anonymously criticized a prominent local carpet-cleaning business must be identified. The case, scheduled to be heard in Richmond, has drawn national headlines and is being closely watched by First Amendment advocates as well as prominent Internet companies for the impact it could have on online speech.

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  13. Soda-Makers Try To Take Fizz Out Of Bay Area Tax CampaignsRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... size was tossed out by the state's highest court. Proposed taxes in the Northern California cities of El Monte and Richmond were voted down. And the Washington, D.C., City Council failed to pass an excise tax on soda. Yet the successful enactment ...

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  14. Soda Makers Try To Take Fizz Out Of Bay Area Tax CampaignsRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... size was tossed out by the state's highest court. Proposed taxes in the northern California cities of El Monte and Richmond were voted down. And the Washington, D.C. city council failed to pass an excise tax on soda. Yet the successful enactment ...

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  15. Oakland Tribune editorial: Berkeley voters should support soda taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Inside Bay Area

    Obesity results when someone eats and drinks more calories than he or she burns. The largest single source of excess calories in the American diet is from soda and other sugar-sweetened drinks.

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  16. Californians gear up to battle big sodaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | The New Zealand Herald

    Previous efforts to tax soda have failed in the California cities of Richmond and El Monte, while Chicago has a levy of 3 per cent. Photo / AFP Voters in San Francisco, the first US city to ban single-use plastic shopping bags, and Berkeley, the first to ban Styrofoam, will decide next month whether to tax sodas and other sugary drinks to reduce ailments including obesity and diabetes.

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  17. Best hikes in San Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | SFGate

    McLaren Park: San Francisco's second-largest park has plenty of hiking options, including the thought-provoking "Philosopher's Way," a 2.7 mile loop trail that was dedicated in 2013. Lands End.

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  18. Californians battle 'big soda' after megadrink ban eluded NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | The Day

    ... of medical marijuana and paid family leave. Previous efforts to tax soda have failed in the California cities of Richmond and El Monte, while Chicago has a levy of 3 percent. The American Beverage Association, a Washington-based trade group ...

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  19. Baer's bond with Giants runs deepRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Major League Baseball

    ... his entire life. First, he was a fan, a serious fan. He was serious enough that, as a kid growing up in the Richmond District of the city, he was a regular caller to Giants general manager Chub Feeney's weekend radio show. The Giants were also ...

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  20. Californians Take on Big Soda After Failed New York BanRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Bloomberg

    ... of medical marijuana and paid family leave. Previous efforts to tax soda have failed in the California cities of Richmond and El Monte, while Chicago has a levy of 3 percent. The American Beverage Association, a Washington-based trade group ...

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