san-francisco

Where the fuck did my abs and clear skin go? Is it weird to say that I felt prettier when I was at my old college? Idk what it was but I just felt more comfortable in my skin and clothes. I don’t feel like I can be very expressive in San Francisco. Maybe part of it is that I live in downtown filled with techies and men in suits and women in pencil skirts. I miss wearing skull crusher boots, blue lipstick and having purple hair. I feel happiest when I am daring, but lately my style has been so shy and it makes me sad. How can I get out of this artistic self expression rut? 

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State Department officers sign dissent memo against Donald Trump’s Muslim ban, report says

  • About 900 State Department officials have signed on to an internal “dissent memo” objecting to Trump’s immigration executive order.
  • “A senior State Department official confirmed that the memorandum in the department’s ‘dissent channel’ had been submitted to management,” Reuters reported Tuesday.
  • “White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Monday he was aware of the memo but warned career diplomats that they should either ’get with the program or they can go,’” Reuters said. Read more

San Francisco is standing up to Trump’s order punishing  sanctuary cities

  • Dennis Herrera, city attorney of San Francisco, filed a lawsuit over Trump’s executive order that threatens to punish cities that shelter undocumented immigrants.
  • Herrera filed the lawsuit in federal court Tuesday arguing that the executive order, which seeks to withhold federal funding from cities that does not to detain undocumented immigrants, is illegal. 
  • Citing the 10th Amendment, which states powers not granted to the federal government are the purview of the states, Herrera contends that Trump does not have the authority to cut federal funds over a matter of state and local policy. Read more

Amnesty International: We will fight Donald Trump’s Muslim ban every step of the way

  • Amnesty International is no stranger to governments that exploit real threats to security to turn people against religious and ethnic minorities. 
  • We’ve seen this before and we know the havoc it wreaks. And we know it must be stopped. Read more (Opinion)

The iconic home from ‘Full House’ was bought by the show’s creator, Jeff Franklin, 30 years after the first episode was filmed. When it came on the market, he knew he had to buy it and keep it in the family. He also wanted to 'preserve it for the fans’, so he re-painted the door red, used it to film new episodes for the debut of 'Fuller House’, and plans to keep it as a rental. Source

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UP/SP/CNW E6A SF-4 by Robert Thomson
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Scanned Photo Postcard Scan is presented for historical/archival purposes No copyright is claimed or intended From the back of the card: “‘City of San Francisco’ A trio of EMD E-6 diesel units idle prior to the short trip to "Oakland Mole” and an afternoon departure with the “City of San Francisco” in 1946. The tri-colored nose banner shows the heralds of the three railroads (Southern Pacific, Union Pacific and Chicago & North Western) which carried the “City” between San Francisco and Chicago.“ The post card was published by Lyman E. Cox, Sacremento, CA. No date is given for the postcard.