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Political Notes: CA panel supports designations for three LGBTQ historic properties

Political Notes: CA panel supports designations for three LGBTQ historic properties

A trio of California sites important to the history of the LGBTQ community has received support for being designated as such from a state panel.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | January 20, 2022

The San Francisco Police Department has assigned its first out gay captain to oversee its Community Engagement Division.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | January 12, 2022

Set to take place in early February is the long-delayed hearing before the city's planning commission about a controversial market-rate housing project proposed for the hillside at the intersection of Diamond Heights Boulevard and Diamond Street.


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