Pelosi branded 'hypocrite' for visiting hair salon while asking small businesses to shut, #PelosiMustGo trends
Pelosi branded 'hypocrite' for visiting hair salon while asking small businesses to shut, #PelosiMustGo trends

Pelosi was spotted inside a shuttered San Francisco salon on August 31, 2020,  in violation of the city's Covid-19 rules

NFL allows players to sport police brutality victims' names on helmet days after chief's regret over Kaepernick
NFL allows players to sport police brutality victims' names on helmet days after chief's regret over Kaepernick

Players are now permitted to use the thick white band at the rear of the helmet — where their team name is generally displayed — to protest against police brutality

Who is Charles Harrison Streep? Meryl Streep's nephew charged with assault, strangulation after road rage incident
Who is Charles Harrison Streep? Meryl Streep's nephew charged with assault, strangulation after road rage incident

Streep’s nephew was arraigned and released on $5,000 bail after attacking an 18-year-old driver

Obama praises NBA players for ‘boycotting’ playoff games over Jacob Blake’s shooting: 'Stand up for our values'
Obama praises NBA players for ‘boycotting’ playoff games over Jacob Blake’s shooting: 'Stand up for our values'

Blake was shot several times by police on Sunday, August 23, as he tried to enter his car

Aubrey Huff calls Kenosha shooter 'national treasure', deletes tweet after backlash: 'He supports murderers'
Aubrey Huff calls Kenosha shooter 'national treasure', deletes tweet after backlash: 'He supports murderers'

Shooter Kyle Rittenhouse has found support in some conservative quarters, with Ann Coulter even asking him to be her president

Kenosha shooting: San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers issue joint statement postponing their game
Kenosha shooting: San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers issue joint statement postponing their game

The two teams decided not to take the pitch at Oracle Park on Wednesday as a sign of protest following the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha on Sunday

Kenosha shooting protests: MLB's Milwaukee Brewers and Seattle Mariners follow NBA lead, cancel games
Kenosha shooting protests: MLB's Milwaukee Brewers and Seattle Mariners follow NBA lead, cancel games

The Mariners are known for having most Black players in their squad and the Brewers Twitter handle posted a message from the players of Brewers and the Reds

Dodgers vs Giants: How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch, who will win and all the pre-buzz around the must-watch MLB tussle
Dodgers vs Giants: How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch, who will win and all the pre-buzz around the must-watch MLB tussle

The Dodgers are placed first on the NL West standings while the Giants are at number four

How Kamala Harris' mum Shyamala touted 'top caste' Brahmin lineage and justified daughter 'using' Willie Brown
How Kamala Harris' mum Shyamala touted 'top caste' Brahmin lineage and justified daughter 'using' Willie Brown

Many have accused Harris of using her scandalous relationship with former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown for political gains

Biden picking Kamala Harris despite her caustic attacks at debates proves he can't hold grudges: Expert
Biden picking Kamala Harris despite her caustic attacks at debates proves he can't hold grudges: Expert

'The related political talent is that he keeps his eye on the big picture, which so often depends on relationships, and lets petty slights go by'

Wrongfully convicted man calls Kamala Harris ‘opportunist at the highest degree’ after he spent 20 years in jail
Wrongfully convicted man calls Kamala Harris ‘opportunist at the highest degree’ after he spent 20 years in jail

One of her final acts as San Francisco DA was to send the case of Caramad Conley, now 50, back to trial after he was cleared of a 1989 double murder

California fraudster who voted three times as dead mother six years after she passed away gets arrested
California fraudster who voted three times as dead mother six years after she passed away gets arrested

Abutin is accused of voting in three elections between October 2012 and November 2014

California 'Karen' calls man 'nasty Mexican dog' after he called her out for verbally abusing Latino dog-walker
California 'Karen' calls man 'nasty Mexican dog' after he called her out for verbally abusing Latino dog-walker

The video of the incident was uploaded on Twitter by the victim's girlfriend and elicited backlash for the woman

Trump slams Roger Goodell for encouraging NFL players to take a knee, compares him to Biden for not wearing a suit
Trump slams Roger Goodell for encouraging NFL players to take a knee, compares him to Biden for not wearing a suit

POTUS denounced the NFL commissioner for walking back on banning the league's players from kneeling during the national anthem: 'He's going to kill football'

Biden’s VP pick Kamala Harris is 1st woman of color on major party ticket despite call to 'politely decline'
Biden’s VP pick Kamala Harris is 1st woman of color on major party ticket despite call to 'politely decline'

Her career began as a district attorney of San Francisco, and later as California attorney general. Her early experience with law enforcement seems particularly essential in her selection

Alcatraz Island: How first prisoners landed 86 years ago, who was 'Birdman' and all the dangerous escape stories
Alcatraz Island: How first prisoners landed 86 years ago, who was 'Birdman' and all the dangerous escape stories

There were a total of 14 escape attempts from Alcatraz made by 36 prisoners during Alcatraz's 29-year run, of which, two men tried twice

Video of military dogs attacking man in Kaepernick jersey for not standing during anthem sparks Navy probe
Video of military dogs attacking man in Kaepernick jersey for not standing during anthem sparks Navy probe

The incident from a SEAL musuem fundraiser had first begun making the rounds in January 2019 but resurfaced recently on Twitter

LeBron James hopes he made Kaepernick 'proud' by taking the knee with Lakers teammates during national anthem
LeBron James hopes he made Kaepernick 'proud' by taking the knee with Lakers teammates during national anthem

'I hope I make him proud with how I live my life, not only on the basketball floor but off the floor,' James said

Steelers' Stephon Tuitt won't be kneeling during national anthem: 'Screw anybody who have a problem with that'
Steelers' Stephon Tuitt won't be kneeling during national anthem: 'Screw anybody who have a problem with that'

Tuitt is the latest athlete to refuse to take the knee which started in 2016 when former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee to protest racial injustice and police brutality

San Francisco bus driver beaten up with baseball bat and spat on for asking 3 passengers to wear face masks
San Francisco bus driver beaten up with baseball bat and spat on for asking 3 passengers to wear face masks

The driver suffered a fractured finger while the suspects fled the scene on foot

Mike Ditka asks kneeling athletes to get the hell out of the country: 'You don’t protest against the flag'
Mike Ditka asks kneeling athletes to get the hell out of the country: 'You don’t protest against the flag'

Ditka strongly criticized Colin Kaepernick for starting the take-a-knee movement with Black Lives Matter in 2016, and his outlook hasn't changed after George Floyd's murder

Will Dave Roberts be fired? Dodgers fans furious after he allows Kiké to play but benches Joc, Beaty and Rios
Will Dave Roberts be fired? Dodgers fans furious after he allows Kiké to play but benches Joc, Beaty and Rios

Dodgers fandom is calling Dave Roberts the 'worst manager in the league' for this decision to let Kiké Hernandez play while benching the others

Sex & Modern Slavery: Did the FOSTA-SESTA acts reduce human trafficking? Here's why we can't see results
Sex & Modern Slavery: Did the FOSTA-SESTA acts reduce human trafficking? Here's why we can't see results

In February and March of 2018, the US Senate and US House, respectively, passed Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers and Fight Online Sex Trafficking Acts. President Donald Trump signed these bills into law the following month

California city washes away Black Lives Matter mural after Trump supporter asks to paint 'MAGA 2020' on street
California city washes away Black Lives Matter mural after Trump supporter asks to paint 'MAGA 2020' on street

Redwood City did away with Dan Pease's Fourth of July art after a real estate attorney told the city she wanted to paint a 'MAGA 2020' sign because the street was a public forum

Aubrey Huff steers further away from SF Giants, slammed for criticizing players taking knee at exhibition game
Aubrey Huff steers further away from SF Giants, slammed for criticizing players taking knee at exhibition game

The two-time World Series champion lashed out in a series of tweets against the Black Lives Matter movement and said he was proud that he wasn't invited to the Giants' 10-year celebration of their World Series triumph

Trump declares 'game is over for me' if players take a knee after SF Giants protest at MLB game
Trump declares 'game is over for me' if players take a knee after SF Giants protest at MLB game

POTUS also stated that he will not watch any sport where he witnesses a player kneeling because it's 'a sign of great disrespect to our country and flag'

Giants manager Gabe Kapler kneels with players during national anthem before 6-2 victory over Oakland Athletics
Giants manager Gabe Kapler kneels with players during national anthem before 6-2 victory over Oakland Athletics

'I wanted them to know that I wasn't pleased with the way our country has handled police brutality and I told them I wanted to amplify their voices and I wanted to amplify the voice of the Black community,' Kapler said

Nancy Pelosi says Trump deployed 'stormtroopers' to quell Portland protesters, slammed for 'despicable' analogy
Nancy Pelosi says Trump deployed 'stormtroopers' to quell Portland protesters, slammed for 'despicable' analogy

Trump's act of deploying the federal agents to deal with the protesters in Portland earned him backlash but Pelosi comparing the federal forces with Nazi stormtroopers is not being liked either

Feinstein slammed for saying no Covid-19 relief for states without mask mandate, critics revisit past scandals
Feinstein slammed for saying no Covid-19 relief for states without mask mandate, critics revisit past scandals

The senator announced her intention to introduce the amendment, saying it was time Congress stepped in and forced non-compliant states to implement mandates to curb the spread of the deadly contagion

'Effects of selling one's soul': Kayleigh McEnany slammed for saying 'science' shouldn't stop schools reopening
'Effects of selling one's soul': Kayleigh McEnany slammed for saying 'science' shouldn't stop schools reopening

'And when he says open, he means open in full... The science should not stand in the way of this'

One in three young adults can suffer from severe Covid-19 and smokers are at a much higher risk, says study
One in three young adults can suffer from severe Covid-19 and smokers are at a much higher risk, says study

Smoking might have a higher impact on studied individuals than other risk factors such as chronic disease or obesity

SF tech CEO caught on camera hurling racist slurs at Asian family steps down, enrolls in 'anti-racist program'
SF tech CEO caught on camera hurling racist slurs at Asian family steps down, enrolls in 'anti-racist program'

“It is with regret that my initial statement and apology did not go far enough in addressing my behavior in Carmel last weekend,” Michael Lofthouse said in a statement

MLS stars raise fists, take a knee wearing masks in 8:46 minutes 'powerful protest' against police brutality
MLS stars raise fists, take a knee wearing masks in 8:46 minutes 'powerful protest' against police brutality

Players from both teams walked onto the pitch wearing black t-shirts, gloves and face masks in what was the first game to take place since the lockdown

CAREN Act: Will San Francisco law stop Karens like Amy Cooper from making fake, racist 911 calls?
CAREN Act: Will San Francisco law stop Karens like Amy Cooper from making fake, racist 911 calls?

The CAREN Act was introduced by San Francisco Supervisor Shamann Walton and is homophonous with 'Karen'

Church of Scientology obtained Covid-19 relief loans for three branches despite $2 billion estimated worth
Church of Scientology obtained Covid-19 relief loans for three branches despite $2 billion estimated worth

According to the full list of COVID-19 beneficiaries released by the U.S. Treasury, the church's three branches located in New York, Washington D.C. and Florida respectively received anywhere between $150,000 to $300,000

Who is Michael Lofthouse? SF tech CEO's racist rant at Asian family has Internet calling him a 'piece of s**t'
Who is Michael Lofthouse? SF tech CEO's racist rant at Asian family has Internet calling him a 'piece of s**t'

The family was celebrating a birthday on the Fourth of July in a restaurant when suddenly they heard someone shouting offensive and racist slurs at them from the neighboring table

Fresno varsity students seek removal of Gandhi statue, says he was deeply prejudiced against minorities
Fresno varsity students seek removal of Gandhi statue, says he was deeply prejudiced against minorities

The petition, which has been signed over 5,000 times, highlighted Gandhi's controversial past that involved multiple racist statements

San Francisco police to stop releasing mug shots in a move to dismantle state-sanctioned racist stereotyping
San Francisco police to stop releasing mug shots in a move to dismantle state-sanctioned racist stereotyping

Chief of Police William Scott says new rule helps uphold a fundamental principle of law that 'anyone who was arrested was innocent until proven guilty'

Number of wild animals killed on US roads fell by 58% as traffic reduced due to coronavirus lockdown: Study
Number of wild animals killed on US roads fell by 58% as traffic reduced due to coronavirus lockdown: Study

The analysis suggests that due to a reduction in vehicle traffic, fatal collisions with wild animals dropped by 21%, 38% and 44% for California, Idaho and Maine

Scientology agents stalked Danny Masterson's alleged rape victims, silenced them through 'intimidation' tactics
Scientology agents stalked Danny Masterson's alleged rape victims, silenced them through 'intimidation' tactics

The lawsuit filed by Chrissie Carnell Bixler along with three others claims that she was filmed and stalked by church members, one of whom spit on her after he was caught red-handed trying to hack her phone

Activists blasted for saying Star Spangled Banner by slaveowner Francis Scott Key shouldn't be national anthem
Activists blasted for saying Star Spangled Banner by slaveowner Francis Scott Key shouldn't be national anthem

Activists have recommended John Lennon's 'Imagine' as the best choice for national anthem, but Twitter wasn't happy

Colin Kaepernick plans comeback as multiple NFL teams and 1 head coach 'absolutely interested' in signing him
Colin Kaepernick plans comeback as multiple NFL teams and 1 head coach 'absolutely interested' in signing him

Following his kneeling protests against police brutality, Kaepernick was out in the cold when his contract with San Francisco 49ers was not renewed

This Day in History: Gilbert Baker unfurls world's first rainbow flag at a 1978 gay pride march in San Francisco
This Day in History: Gilbert Baker unfurls world's first rainbow flag at a 1978 gay pride march in San Francisco

In 1978, Gilbert Baker was commissioned by the first openly gay politician in the country, Harvey Milk, to create this flag for the LGBTQ+ community

'They're looking at Jesus!' Trump issues warning to protesters after he fears they will target religious statues
'They're looking at Jesus!' Trump issues warning to protesters after he fears they will target religious statues

Trump says he'll have a 'very powerful statement' to protect the statues

What is Parler? Inside the new 'free speech' conservative social media platform looking to take on FB and Twitter
What is Parler? Inside the new 'free speech' conservative social media platform looking to take on FB and Twitter

In the aftermath of pro-Trump meme creator Carpe Donktum's permanent ban from Twitter, it looks like many more of Trump's followers are set to join Parler

Ulysses S Grant's statue toppled over by BLM protesters, angry Internet says he ‘freed a slave, hated slavery’
Ulysses S Grant's statue toppled over by BLM protesters, angry Internet says he ‘freed a slave, hated slavery’

Many took issues with the toppling of his statue at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, stating that he stood against slavery

Historic Homes for sale: Le Petit Trianon, Little Daisy Hotel and Harry Gesner's Triangle House up for grabs
Historic Homes for sale: Le Petit Trianon, Little Daisy Hotel and Harry Gesner's Triangle House up for grabs

These luxury homes are treated more than just a place of residence, owing to their extravaganza and sometimes for the rich history they bring with them.

Udemy's co-founder and former president Gagan Biyani on why he was fired from the $2 billion startup in 2012
Udemy's co-founder and former president Gagan Biyani on why he was fired from the $2 billion startup in 2012

The Indian-American entrepreneur took to Twitter hoping that his journey would 'be useful to anyone who’s been laid off or fired' due to the pandemic

San Francisco Police say mountain lion 'confused and lost' in East Cut, puzzled Internet asks 'where's that?'
San Francisco Police say mountain lion 'confused and lost' in East Cut, puzzled Internet asks 'where's that?'

Apparently, there is no place called East Cut as it has always been called Rincon Hill

Pride Month 2020: How Stonewall Riots paved way for gay activists to host first Pride marches in 1970
Pride Month 2020: How Stonewall Riots paved way for gay activists to host first Pride marches in 1970

The Stonewall Riots also indicated that there was more to be done in order for the underrepresented LGBTQ+ community to be heard and seen, more tangibly

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