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3 Aug
Many San Francisco bars and restaurants have begun asking customers to provide proof of full vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test result before entering the premises. This comes after the city's Bar Owner Alliance decided to mark July 29th as the kick-off date for the voluntary policy, recommended after the recent spike in coronavirus cases. "We just reopened a little over a month ago and we don't want to have to close again, or reduce capacity," says one club manager.
14 Feb
Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are no longer in favor in San Francisco, where the school board has voted to change the name of 44 schools it says bear the names of people associated with racism, slavery or colonization. The decision to rename schools has sparked debate among residents who support and critize the move.
26 Jun 2020
When delegates from 50 nations met in San Francisco to sign the United Nations Charter in June 1945, they found a special message in their hotel room: a vase with a single rose bearing a special name.
22 Jun 2020
Hundreds of protesters in San Francisco mark Juneteenth, the end of slavery and liberation of black people in the US by marching through downtown and calling for increased funding for schools and black youth.
28 Oct 2019
Al Guido, President of the San Francisco 49ers, talks about becoming the first sports team to include food and beverage items as a benefit for its season ticket holders with Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Markets: The Close."
23 Dec 2017
A tow truck driver in California was arrested on Friday and charged with attempting to provide support to terrorists by plotting to attack people, possibly with explosives, at a crowded pier in San Francisco before Christmas.
13 Dec 2017
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, 65, died early on Tuesday at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, with family and friends at his side about 1:11 a.m. local time, according to the new mayor London Breed.
27 Aug 2017
Hundreds of demonstrators are taking to the streets in San Francisco to protest against hate groups that had planned to hold a free-speech rally in the city before it was cancelled by organizers.
27 Mar 2017
A San Francisco start-up is embracing environmental sustainability and cashing in with a line of woman's shoes made of recycles water bottles.

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