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McDonald’s Outsmarts SF Toy Ban by Charging 10 Cents for Toy

http://reason.com

The San Francisco ban on providing free toys to entice children to eat unhealthy foods goes into effect Thursday, but McDonald’s plans to comply with the law by charging 10 cents a toy for their Happy Meals and donating the money to the nonprofit Ronald McDonald House.

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California Pot Dispensaries Targeted by U.S.

http://sacramento.cbslocal.com

Federal prosecutors have launched a crackdown on pot dispensaries in California, warning the stores they must shut down in 45 days or face criminal charges and confiscation of their property even if they are operating legally under the state's 15-year-old medical-marijuana law.

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SF To Shutter Courtrooms; Lay Off 200 Workers

http://www.ktvu.com

The San Francisco Superior Court announced Monday that it's laying off more than 40 percent of its staff and shuttering 25 courtrooms because of budget cuts.

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Cops shoot 19yr over bus fare?

http://globalgrind.com

Cops claim shots were fired. Witness say otherwise.

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Circumcision ban in San Francisco considered

http://www.msnbc.msn.com

SAN FRANCISCO — A group opposed to male circumcision said on Tuesday they have collected more than enough signatures to qualify a proposal to ban the practice in San Francisco as a ballot measure for November elections.

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San Francisco Doing Everything It Can To Drive Zynga And Twitter Away

http://techcrunch.com

San Francisco, unlike most other cities in Silicon Valley, has a 1.5% payroll tax. And even more stunning is that they consider gains on stock options part of payroll, meaning that any San Francisco based company going public or being acquired could get hit with a massive tax bill in the tens of millions of dollars.

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Dozens of Cases to Be Dropped In San Francisco Police Scandal

http://www.nytimes.com

The investigation has been prompted by a series of surveillance videotapes — released by Jeff Adachi, the city’s public defender, and private defense lawyers — showing officers suspected of falsifying reports, illegally entering residences and, in one instance, making a purposefully flawed arrest for drug possession.

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San Francisco considers banning sale of pets except fish

http://www.sfgate.com

Sell a guinea pig, go to jail.... That's the law under consideration by San Francisco's Commission of Animal Control and Welfare. If the commission approves the ordinance, San Francisco could soon have what is believed to be the country's first ban on the sale of all pets except fish.

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