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8:38am

Thu May 14, 2015
Digest

Daily news roundup for May 14th, 2015

A Soundvoice participant
San Francisco Contemporary Music Players

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

Oakland puts off acting on controversial surveillance system // SF GATE

"Activists are keeping an eye on Oakland as city officials grapple with new proposed restrictions for the Domain Awareness Center, a controversial surveillance system at the city’s port.

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8:52am

Thu May 7, 2015
News

Daily news roundup for Thursday, May 7, 2015

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency board of directors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve waiving taxi medallion renewal fees for this year, which are $1,000 annually.
Mike Koozmin/SF Examiner

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

Taxi drivers catch a break from SFMTA // SF Examiner

"Fearing unfair competition from Uber and Lyft, The City just cut taxi drivers a break. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency board of directors voted unanimously Tuesday to approve waiving taxi medallion renewal fees for this year, which are $1,000 annually.

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10:40am

Thu April 2, 2015
Digest

Daily news roundup for Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

One of Mission artist Cindy DeLosa's dioramas
Daniel Mondragón Mission Local

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

California Drought: Governor Orders First-Ever Water Restrictions // SFist 

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11:39am

Thu March 19, 2015
Digest

Daily news roundup for Thursday, March 19th, 2015

St. Mary's Cathedral, the site of a controversial sprinkler system intended to keep homeless people from sleeping in front of the church's doorway
Gabrielle Lurie Special to the SF Examiner

Fire inspectors seek legal action against landlords in Mission // SF Gate"Fire inspectors are seeking legal action against the owners of three apartment buildings in the Mission District for blocking fire escapes and having alarm systems that don’t work.

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5:56pm

Mon November 17, 2014
Arts & Culture

Calle 24 - The official Latino Cultural District of San Francisco

Sara Brooke Curtis

Every place has a history hidden that lives beneath what you can see on the surface. Just take the Mission District. The Bart Station at 24th street and Mission is called Plaza Sandino by some -- because in the 1980’s Pro-Sandanista protesters would rally there. Right down the street, Potrero del Sol Park is better known to those who grew up here as La Raza park -- back in the 70’s it was a major gathering spot for low rider cars. This neighborhood has also been called the birthplace of Latin Rock.

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