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Frank, Polis Endorse Out Gay SF City Supervisor's State Senate Bid

POLITICS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Sep 24
Two gay national leaders have endorsed Scott Wiener's bid for a California state Senate seat, with both noting the significance of having LGBT representation as playing into their decision.

California's Prop 60 Calls for Condoms in Porn

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Sep 3
California voters are set to decide in November whether porn actors should have to wear condoms in films made in the state. Many in the porn industry are fighting the idea.

California Farmworkers on Edge Over Historic Overtime Bill

FINANCE | By Scott Smith | Sep 2
Many California farmworkers who make up the backbone of the nation's No. 1 agricultural state were praising historic legislation that brings them closer to receiving the same overtime pay as the rest of the state's workers.

Parks Promised to Poor Neighborhoods Unbuilt Years Later

CORPORATE | By Alison Noon | Aug 14
A decade after California voters approved spending $400 million to build parks in some of the state's poorest neighborhoods, an Associated Press review found fewer than half the 126 projects have been built.

CA Includes LGBT History in School Curriculum

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 23
California's public school children, beginning in the second grade, will now be taught the most LGBT-inclusive curriculum in the country due to revisions made by the state's Board of Education.

LGBTs Debate Gun Laws

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 16
In the midst of ongoing gun violence, California officials are taking a look at the state's gun laws -- while LGBT firearms enthusiasts say additional legislation is unnecessary.

San Jose Bans Travel to NC, MS

NEWS | By Matthew S. Bajko | May 21
San Jose has joined the list of cities and states banning taxpayer funded travel to North Carolina and Mississippi due to the enactment of anti-LGBT laws in those states.

California Ballot Measure Blamed for Shoplifting Jump

LEGAL | By Don Thompson | May 19
Perry Lutz says his struggle to survive as a small businessman became a lot harder after California voters reduced theft penalties 1½ years ago.

Data Show Increase in LGBT CA Residents

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 26
With relative frequency in recent years, news outlets have touted how more conservative areas of the U.S. are becoming home to growing populations of LGBT residents.

Optimism Over CA Pot Legalization

NATIONAL | By Sari Staver | Feb 28
With activists coming together behind a single, well-funded proposed 2016 ballot initiative, Californians may soon be able to legally buy and grow weed for recreational use, say industry leaders.

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