Chinese President Xi and Gavin Newsome

‘San Francisco if Xi stays for a whole week’ meme blasts Newsom for admitting he cleaned up city in advance of Chinese president’s visit

The city cleanup came ahead an economic conference in the city to promote cross-Pacific trade

On Nov 13, 2023 by Marlon Ettinger

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Drag queen says Google left queer employees ’embarrassed, humiliated’ after pulling support for Pride event at the last minute

Google distanced itself after an internal petition claimed religious discrimination.

On Jun 28, 2023 by Katherine Huggins

Ron DeSantis speaking on sidewalk in town with caption 'San Francisco'

Crack, poop, heroin, and ‘riff raff’: Ron DeSantis’ short trip to San Francisco was quite memorable

Sounds fun.

On Jun 21, 2023 by Katherine Huggins

San Francisco skyline with clouds

Tech industry’s blame of homeless for Cash App executive’s murder upended when fellow tech executive arrested

'A wakeup call to all the newsrooms that baselessly amplified claims tying his death to the homelessness crisis.'

On Apr 13, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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Men of San Francisco are not doing enough vigilante mob justice toward fentanyl dealers, tech founder says

'If publicly hanging say, 5 fentanyl dealers led to saving the lives of hundreds, is it morally reasonable?' she asks on Twitter.

On Apr 10, 2023 by David Covucci

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San Francisco police get permission to use robots to kill citizens

SFPD say they have no current plans to kill citizens with robots.

On Nov 29, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

Airport coffee robot with screens on bar caption 'bro i hate san fransisco so much why does the airport have a coffee robot with a goddamn nft on the order screen' (l) Hands holding phones technology concept (c) Coffee bar screen with nft on it caption 'bro i hate san fransisco so much why does the airport have a coffee robot with a goddamn nft on the order screen' (r)

‘Bro I hate San Francisco so much’: Robot barista filmed running airport coffee shop, sparking debate

'Why does the airport have a coffee robot with a goddamn nft on the order screen?'

On Jun 2, 2022 by Grace Stanley

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‘30-50 feral hogs’ guy feels vindicated after reports of California being overrun by pigs go viral

'He was a prophet and we rejected him.'

On Feb 2, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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‘I’m not here to steal sh*t’: White man harasses Black man delivering naloxone in affluent neighborhood

'Motherf*ckers that look like me die because of motherf*ckers that look like you.'

On Jun 7, 2021 by Kahron Spearman

Two examples of Karens pulling a Karen

CAREN Act makes racist 911 calls illegal

It's named for Karens.

On Oct 22, 2020 by Samira Sadeque

A mask-less Karen is seen approaching a park employee while holding out a pair of scissors

Park ‘Karen’ threatens employee while holding scissors over coronavirus sign

'Go back wherever the hell you came from.'

On Aug 19, 2020 by Samira Sadeque

William Beasley attacking a bystander who defended Michael Barajas

Video shows white couple blocking Latino man from entering his own apartment complex

'I called the cops. So you have about five minutes to get out of here.'

On Jun 26, 2020 by Moises Mendez II


Video shows white man calling the police on Black man waiting for a friend

The man’s child begged him to stop.

On Jul 8, 2019 by Alex Dalbey

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Netflix revisits ‘Tales of the City’ with diverse, relevant limited series

The influential and beloved story continues in a very different San Francisco.

On Jun 10, 2019 by Tess Cagle

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San Francisco becomes first U.S. city to ban facial recognition

'We can have good security without a security state and we can have good policing without a police state.'

On May 15, 2019 by Mikael Thalen