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  1. Bay Area Floats 'Sanctuary In Transit Policy' To Protect Commuting ImmigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Switched

    Clearly unfazed by President Donald Trump's promise to crack down on so-called "sanctuary cities," Bay Area Rapid Transit will consider adopting a "sanctuary in transit policy" to protect undocumented immigrants using its public rail system. The measure calls for limiting collaboration between BART police and federal agencies, including Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to a press release from BART board member Lateefah Simon .


  2. Huffpost Hill - Washington Spared From Debilitating Whiteness For OnceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Switched

    Like what you read below? Sign up for HUFFPOST HILL and get a cheeky dose of political news every evening! Today is National Pizza Day, a sad reminder of what we could've had under President Kasich. D.C. avoided a major snowstorm, and speaking of 'za, if any of you White House correspondents ask the president about how he stopped the blizzard, we'll buy you a slice.


  3. Trump Attacks 'Out Of Control' California In Sanctuary FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | Switched

    Donald Trump turned up the heat on the most populous state in the union in the sanctuary battle, calling California out of control and soft on immigrants. He vowed to cut funding to California if officials vote to declare it a sanctuary state for undocumented immigrants, and warned that California and his administration are on a "collision course." 14 comments

  4. Google Workers Stage Large-Scale Walkout To Protest Trump's Executive Order On ImmigrationRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2017 | Switched

    Google workers across the country kicked off the week by walking off the job to protest President Donald Trump 's executive order on immigration , which temporarily bans citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. Photos showed hundreds of Googlers rallying outside several company offices Monday, including its global headquarters in Mountain View, California.


  5. American Chefs Meet The Persian PantryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | Switched

    World-renowned chef Jim Dodge, director of specialty culinary programs at Bon AppA tit Management Company has embarked on a new culinary journey to train the food service pioneer's chefs the fundamental techniques and flavors of Persian cooking. Dodge has teamed up with the celebrated Iranian-American Chef Hoss ZarA , former owner at Fly Trap restaurant in San Francisco, to conduct a comprehensive training program for dozens of Bon AppA tit chefs.


  6. Native Son: Marin Theatre Company Takes on Richard Wright's Classic NovelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Switched

    It's not surprising that Marin Theatre Company artistic director Jasson Minadakis has centered the company's fiftieth anniversary season on Native Son , a new adaptation, by Nambi E. Kelley , of Richard Wright' s 1940 best-selling novel . In his eleven years with this excellent Bay Area company, Minadakis has made a particular effort to showcase plays with African American themes, by African American playwrights.


  7. The 10 Most Beautiful Candy Shops Around The WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Switched

    There's no outing sweeter than a trip to the candy shop. With colorful treats from floor to ceiling, candy stores bring out the kid in every shopper, whether they grew up in the era of penny candy or the latest outrageous confection .


  8. Donald Trump Declared War On 'Sanctuary Cities.' They're Already Fighting Back.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Switched

    One of President Donald Trump's first major executive actions on immigration policy is facing massive political blowback and will almost certainly crash and burn under the Constitution once courts begin to scrutinize the fine print. aimed at strong-arming so-called "sanctuary cities" into cooperating fully with his efforts to ramp up deportations.


  9. California Can Stop Trump's Wall In Court, Warns State OfficialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Switched

    California's lieutenant governor has warned that the state can use an environmental lawsuit to block President-elect Donald Trump 's efforts to build a border wall. The state could sue under the California Environmental Quality Act or its federal equivalent to stop the wall, a proposal that Gavin Newsom called "laughable" in an interview on the Golden State podcast.


  10. How One Woman Is Helping Inspire A Generation Of Girls To Close The Gender Gap In FarmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Switched

    Anastasia is a rancher in western Arizona. She inspired the first page of a new coloring book that aims to tell young girls they can also be farmers.


  11. San Francisco Mayor Rejects Tough Restrictions On AirbnbRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Switched

    San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee vetoed a bill Thursday that would have restricted short-term rentals in the city to 60 days a year, notching another win for Airbnb and other home-sharing companies. The bill, introduced by San Francisco city supervisor London Breed and approved by the board of supervisors in a 7-3 vote last month, would have significantly reduced the number of nights residents can rent out units for short-term use per year.


  12. San Francisco Airport Goes Whole Hog For LiLou The Therapy PigRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Switched

    Travel is stressful, especially at peak times like the holidays. No wonder some air travelers could use a little "PLC" - that's pig loving care.


  13. Letters To California Mosques Praise Donald Trump, Promise GenocideRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2016 | Switched

    Religious leaders in California are calling for a police investigation after identical letters were sent to local mosques hailing President-elect Donald Trump and calling for death to Muslims. The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations released a statement asking for increased protection after the hate-filled letters were discovered at the Islamic centers of Long Beach and Claremont as well as a mosque in San Jose.


  14. Dallas is Where I Finally Get to See The Famous French "Dejeuner sur L'herbe" Painting by Monet.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | Switched

    Dallas is Where I Finally Get to See The Famous French "DA jeA ner sur L'herbe" Painting by Monet. One could possibly think that the Dallas-Fort Worth appellation is just an indication of a big twin megapolis, when in fact, as I discovered Sunday, it's two very distinct cities, not even remotely touching, with a Grand Prairie in-between - grande prairie means large field in French.


  15. Cirque du Soleil Returns to SF With a Dazzling Luzia: Acrobatics and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Switched

    At its best, Cirque du Soleil delivers astonishment, employing a brilliant fusion of athleticism, spectacle, music and showmanship. With Luzia, which opened a two-month run in San Francisco a few days ago, Cirque is showcasing its best.


  16. California Rebuilding Democratic BenchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Switched

    The Democratic Party is currently struggling with the question of who should be leading it heading into the future. Should they stick with known leaders, or is it time for fresh blood? Most notable in this power struggle are the questions of who should lead the Democrats in the House, and who should lead the Democratic National Committee.


  17. He Won. Now What? The Opportunity For Tech Execs To Step Out Of Silicon ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | Switched

    Once it became clear Tuesday night that Donald Trump was on track to when the electoral votes necessary to clinch the presidency, a dark cloud descended on the Bay Area. This should come as no surprise, given that 90 percent of San Francisco voters chose Hillary Clinton, while 77 percent in Silicon Valley's Santa Clara county pulled the lever for Secretary Clinton.


  18. A Modern Textbook About JudaismsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Switched

    Judaism is a millennia-old faith rooted in tradition, but the makeup of its adherents is diverse and continues to change. I don't believe the way its taught in university courses has adapted to those changes.


  19. African American Economic Inequality: A Twenty First Century ChallengeRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | Switched

    This piece was originally published in the book "What It's Worth" created by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the Corporation for Enterprise Development. Depressed living standards for Negroes are not simply the consequences of neglect.


  20. Stoppard's The Hard Problem at ACT: A High-Energy Exploration of Philosophical Ideas and ConflictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | Switched

    Can everything in human life, or in existence of any sort, be explained by higher math and supercomputers? Some scientists believe it can, though that secular grail is yet to be reached. Are there qualities of life that defy reduction to numbers, such as consciousness and altruism? Some scientists believe there are, as do the millions who attend churches and synagogues and mosques, along with nonbelievers who doubt the infallibility of science.


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