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Bay Area Armenians Mobilize To Help Refugees From Nagorno-Karabakh

SAN FRANCISCO — Bay Area Armenians have rallied together to support recent refugees from the contested region of Nagorno-Karabakh between Armenia and Azerbaijan. This is the latest development of the Armenia and Azerbaijan conflict that started back in 2020. Azerbaijan had been blockading the Nagorno-Karabakh region, formerly a semi-autonomous republic, since the end of last

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RV Residents Along SF’s Lake Merced Fear Displacement When New Parking Restrictions Take Effect

More than 100 recreational vehicles housing families may be displaced when new parking laws come into force in Lake Merced, San Francisco on Dec. 3. Advocates fear that the proposed four-hour weekday parking restrictions will separate a tight-knit community of Spanish and Portuguese speaking families from the west side neighborhood, with no viable alternatives on the table. 

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San Mateo County Sheriff Urges Legislators to Reevaluate Lower Penalties for Theft, Laments ‘Lawlessness’

In a wide-ranging interview with the Peninsula Press at the sheriff’s office in Redwood City on Oct. 26, Corpus also called hiring and retention of staff one of her top challenges, described interventions to tackle officer burnout and acknowledged that amid nationwide mass shootings, she worries for her daughter when she drops her off at school.

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