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Fight for $15 (Eric Rosberg / Associated Press)

San Francisco Mandates California’s First $15 Minimum Wage

San Francisco became the first California city to implement a $15 minimum wage ordinance for all businesses on July 1. The union-backed “Fight for $15” claimed Seattle as the first city to pass a  $15 minimum wage ordinance in June

Polar bear climate change protest (Polar Bear Uprising Photos / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Federal Judge in San Francisco Dismisses Climate Change Lawsuit

A federal district judge in San Francisco dismissed on Monday a lawsuit brought by the cities of San Francisco and Oakland seeking financial compensation from oil companies for the cost of fighting climate change, including building walls to protect the municipalities from future sea rise.

Pregnant San Francisco (Chris Michaels / Flickr / CC / Cropped)

Births Plummet in San Francisco Bay Area

A new study suggests that the birth rate is collapsing in the San Francisco Bay Area, partly due to high housing prices, as women are delaying childbirth until they can afford living space in which to raise children.

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Border Patrol Agents Arrest Deported Child Molester En Route to San Francisco

Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported child molester who said he illegally crossed the border to live and work in the sanctuary city of San Francisco. Immigration officials deported the Mexican national on May 12 for failing to register as a sex offender.

Dennis Herrera (Marcio Jose Sanchez / Associated Press)

San Francisco Sues Jeff Sessions in Civil Rights Claim

The city of San Francisco sued Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday, claiming that his decision to rescind “guidance documents” from prior administrations violated civil rights protections.

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SF Mayor Pushing for City to Host 2020 Dem. Convention

San Francisco interim Mayor Mark Farrell is making a push to get his city to host the 2020 Democratic National Convention. Farrell recently wrote a letter to Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair Tom Perez in which he reportedly pitched that San Francisco would serve as the perfect foil to President Donald Trump and his policies.