Dolores Park

4:20am

Fri April 17, 2015
News

Cannabis News Roundup: 04.17.15

The unofficial marijuana holiday takes place April 20 (4.20) at 4:20pm.

DEA head in hot water over sex parties… Marijuana still a Schedule 1 drug… Are eastern Europeans backing dispensaries?... Happy 4/20! … and more.

COPS & COURTS

Judge denies reclassification of marijuana // SFGate.com   U.S. District judge says she was inclined to remove the Schedule 1 classification (the most dangerous) but says that decision belongs to Congress.

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7:34am

Thu March 12, 2015
News

Daily news roundup for Thursday, March 12, 2015

State Superintendent of Schools Tom Torlakson reads a book about California to a room of third-graders at Morello Park Elementary School in Martinez on March 1, 2013.
Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group

2:02pm

Tue February 24, 2015
Politics

Band of volunteers keeps an eye on SF bond projects

Bond-funded construction at Dolores Park
Under CC license from Flickr user torbakhopper

In the most recent election, San Francisco voters approved a $500-million transportation bond for projects like BART escalators, traffic signals, bike lanes, and much more. A bond is a loan taken out by the city to pay for big projects, similar to taking out a mortgage to buy a house. But $500 million is a very big loan – and this latest bond is just one example of voter-approved funding. Since 2008, San Franciscans have signed off on almost three billion dollars worth of bonds.

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5:14pm

Wed October 16, 2013
Transportation

Silicon Valley commuter shuttles hit home in San Francisco neighborhoods

A Facebook shuttle pulls over in a Muni stop on 18th Street to pick up employees for the morning commute.
Liz Pfeffer