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California will let millions of past offenders seal criminal records

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John Hamasaki, former police commissioner, endorsed by S.F. Democratic Party for D.A.

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The Chronicle's endorsements in the November 2022 general election

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California Election 2022: What to know about November's ballot...

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One way California is responding to abortion restrictions? Making vasectomies cheaper

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Newsom signs California abortion protections into law following GOP push for a nationwide ban

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California companies must include salary ranges in job postings under new law

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S.F. Mayor Breed asked 40 appointees to sign controversial undated letters of resignation

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S.F. supervisor apologizes for 'inelegant' comments about transgender candidate

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San Francisco's archbishop and Nancy Pelosi agree on this contentious political issue

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Newsom signs bills to cut catalytic converter thefts

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Campaign finance is broken. Here's why some in Oakland think adding $4 million would help

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There's little doubt that Prop. 1 will win. But abortion rights advocates need it to win big

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After uproar, S.F. mayor says she'll stop making appointees sign undated resignation letters

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Newsom denies presidential ambitions in Texas visit, attacks Greg Abbott, Ron DeSantis

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California Bills 2022: Track Sacramento's most important legislation

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Iranian Americans in S.F. protest Islamic leadership after woman's death over hijab

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2 ex-Alameda County deputies charged in S.F. beating received quiet plea deals from Boudin's office

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Tensions are high as California's reparations task force tackles a crucial question: What will...

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Gov. Gavin Newsom signs law inspired by $2 million bounty to influence insurance commissioner

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California to create nation's first office to combat gun violence

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Rent control is coming to more Bay Area cities. It could mark a turning...

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COVID can infect fat cells. That may explain why some people get much...

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Two Healdsburg men arrested on 21 counts of arson for 2021 Sonoma County...

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Former PG&E directors, officers settle North Bay fires, Camp Fire claim...

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San Mateo County advises residents to protect themselves, pets from...

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An S.F. icon got scammed out of his life savings. He's speaking out now as a warning to others

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SFPD can access live feeds from private security cameras under new policy

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Prop. 27 — which would legalize online sports betting — is scaling back TV ads

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California bans seabed mining even though minerals could aid electric cars and clean energy

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S.F. had bold plan to cut chronic homelessness in half in 5 years. The numbers only got worse

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Endorsement: Accountability for S.F.'s homelessness crisis starts with Prop. C

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After promoting student mental health funding, Newsom vetoes bill to expand services

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Prop. 27 would rake in millions for homelessness. So why don't homeless advocates support it?

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One demographic has the harshest views of S.F. institutions — and its influence is growing

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Big change for big rigs: California reveals mandate to phase out diesel trucks

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If California enshrines abortion rights, and the GOP eventually passes a national ban, which...

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S.F. supes want e-scooter companies to install anti-sidewalk tech — or cancel their contracts

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Turns out S.F. doesn't blame the tech bros for ruining the city, Chronicle poll finds

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After Breed veto, S.F. supervisors might try to pass another fourplex law

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Santa Clara election pits 49ers against rival NFL owner in Silicon Valley turf war

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California passes first statewide law to create sweeping internet protections for children

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Bay Area man found guilty of threatening Sen. Scott Wiener over vaccines

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Newsom challenges Abbott, DeSantis over shipping migrants out of state. Here's what legal experts...

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How one Bay Area county sparked a movement to ban new gas stations across California

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Jackson set to make Supreme Court debut in brief ceremony

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TikTok politics: Candidates turn to it 'for better or worse'

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Stacey Abrams looks to win Black men in bid for Ga. governor

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House approves antitrust bill targeting Big Tech dominance

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Biden vows US commitment to Pacific Islands at summit

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GOP states sue Biden administration over student loan plan

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New federal prisons chief vows to fix troubles, regain trust

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