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Out East Bay incumbents, Pinole candidate go unchallenged

Out East Bay incumbents, Pinole candidate go unchallenged

A quartet of out East Bay elected officials will automatically be sworn into new terms as no one filed to challenge them on the fall ballot.

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By John Ferrannini | August 13, 2020

State Senator Scott Wiener held a news conference with other public officials and nonprofit leaders August 13 to clarify what his sex offender registry bill would do in the face of alleged attacks from adherents of QAnon conspiracy theories.

By Matthew S. Bajko | August 13, 2020

In 2018, when Justin Sha sought a Fremont City Council seat, his ballot designation told voters he was an "entrepreneur/law clerk." Yet having graduated from UC Hastings College of the Law that year, Sha also claimed to be a lawyer.


By BAR Editorial Board | August 12, 2020

Here are the Bay Area Reporter's recommendations for the California propositions on the November 3 ballot.

By John Ferrannini | August 12, 2020

A Sonoma County gay couple allege that a man in their neighborhood has waged a campaign of homophobic harassment against them, and has continued even after they received temporary restraining orders against him.


By Ed Walsh | August 12, 2020

On the two-year anniversary of the gruesome killing of Brian Egg, the case remains unsolved and neighbors are expressing a growing concern over squatters they say have taken over the South of Market house where the 65-year-old gay man had lived.

By Matthew S. Bajko | August 12, 2020

The number of out women in elected municipal positions in San Francisco has no chance of increasing this year, as it appears only one female LGBTQ candidate filed to run for a local race this fall.


By Matthew S. Bajko | August 12, 2020

San Francisco native Eric Curry always had a fondness for animals. At age 9 Curry found a cat lying in the middle of the road not far from his parents home and asked his father if he could keep it.

By John Ferrannini | August 12, 2020

Magnet, the sexual health clinic located at the Strut community health center in the Castro, has quietly rolled out services to people of all gender identities and sexual orientations.


By Heather Cassell | August 12, 2020

Warsaw police clashed with — and arrested — Polish LGBTQ and ally demonstrators last weekend.

By Cynthia Laird | August 12, 2020

The Castro Street Fair will not take place in person this year due to COVID-19, according to remarks made by Fred Lopez, a member of the fair's board of directors, at an August 6 virtual meeting of the Castro Merchants association.


By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | August 12, 2020

There really wasn't a lot out there that was aimed at me when I was a young, closeted trans kid growing up in the suburbs.

By BAR staff | August 12, 2020

This week's letters to the editor.


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