State Senator Mark Leno has proposed a bill that would allow communities the option of extending beverage service until 4am at restaurants, night clubs and bars, pending a full public approval process—something that could greatly affect San Francisco’s nightlife scene.
Several prominent websites held online protests on Wednesday over anti-piracy legislation (Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect Intellectual Property Act) that is being considered by Congress.
Cultural delicacy or gross animal cruelty? Shark fin soup is an expensive Chinese delicacy served on special occasions, especially traditional wedding banquets, that can be sold for $85 – 100 a bowl. However, in order to get the fins from the sharks, most fisherman simply slice them off and then shove the sharks back into the ocean to slowly bleed to death, not even bothering to butcher the rest of the animal.
Are they staying or going? That is the question on everyone’s mind (well, not everyone, but those who care about keeping businesses in San Francisco are definitely fretting). So – will Twitter leave their Soma digs for greener pastures in the Peninsula or will they be true to their roots and stay in SF? The city isn’t leaving the decision up to chance and is doing everything in its power to keep Twitter put.
After the recent spate of suspected arson-ignited fires around the Castro, Supervisor Scott Wiener, in whose district (District Eight) the affected neighborhood falls under, is putting forth a proposal today that would aid victims of fires and other natural disasters by offering below market housing rentals.