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San Francisco Mayor London Breed seen partying at a nightclub without a mask, report says
San Francisco Mayor London Breed was seen at a nightclub earlier this week and was not wearing a mask, despite the city's requirement to wear face coverings in indoor public settings, according to a published report.
Newsom Announces $1.8B Fund To Complete Affordable Projects
Two days after his recall election victory, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday launched a $1.75 billion fund to help complete stalled affordable housing projects statewide.
Clueless GOP governor cites nonexistent "AIDS vaccine" to bash Joe Biden
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) is defending his opposition to the COVID-19 vaccine and mask mandates by telling the story of an "AIDS vaccine" that does not exist.
Russians head to the polls amid anger over economy and Covid
Russians will head to the polls beginning Friday for parliamentary elections that could serve as a platform for popular anger over the economy, a crackdown on dissent and the government response to the coronavirus pandemic.
A Texas school district doesn't require masks. The state is suing the district anyway.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has sued nine more school districts over their masking rules. One of those districts says it doesn't mandate them.
Michael Gove tasked with solving housing crisis in latest role
Michael Gove has been put in charge of solving the UK's housing crisis and overseeing planning reforms after he was moved by Boris Johnson from the Cabinet Office in the reshuffle.
Contra Costa County orders COVID-19 vaccine proof or negative test for indoor restaurants, gyms
Another Bay Area county is requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a recent negative coronavirus test to enter many indoor establishments.
CRE Execs Push For Return to Office At Allen Matkins Conference
The drumbeat of investment firm CEOs and brokers calling for a return to the office is getting louder.
California appeals court upholds Housing Accountability Act, limiting local control over new housing projects - San Francisco Business Times
A California appellate court on Friday upheld the constitutionality of the Housing Accountability Act across the state's local jurisdictions in a decision lauded by housing advocates as a victory.
Analysis | Why Evergrande's Endgame Will Be Like the Hunger Games
China Evergrande Group is in deep trouble. A debt restructuring is almost unavoidable at the real estate developer as it struggles to repay even its suppliers.