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Malia Cohen

City Law Will Shield Ex-Offender Applicants' Criminal History

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.10.2014 | Crime

With recidivism rates in California among the highest in the nation, San Francisco officials hope a law aimed at curtailing housing and workplace bias...

Political Predictions for California and the Bay Area in 2014

Randy Shaw | Posted 03.09.2014 | San Francisco
Randy Shaw

In 2014, California ballot initiatives could boost progressive change and the June and November ballots feature intriguing races for state offices. The most important San Francisco campaign is legislative, as a broad coalition is assembled to get Sacramento to amend the Ellis Act to stop speculative evictions in the city.

Aaron Sankin

Did San Francisco Just Ban Smoking?

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.16.2013 | San Francisco

During Tuesday's meeting, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to approve two bills further limiting where and when city residents can smoke t...

'Crisis' Pregnancy Center Sues San Francisco Over Controversial New Law

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.17.2012 | San Francisco

Following a San Francisco Board of Supervisors decision banning crisis pregnancy centers from engaging in what it deemed, "false or misleading adverti...

Supervisors Approve Law Targeting Anti-Abortion Crisis Pregnancy Centers

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.19.2011 | San Francisco

San Francisco is as solidly a pro-choice town as exists anywhere in the United States and, with a vote by the city's Board of Supervisors this week, t...

City Officials Crack Down On 'Misleading' Anti-Abortion Clinics

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.03.2011 | San Francisco

City Attorney Dennis Herrera and Supervisor Malia Cohen on Tuesday announced plans to go after city crisis pregnancy centers that they claim practice ...

Malia Cohen: San Francisco's New Generation Political Star

Natalia Brzezinski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Natalia Brzezinski

Malia Cohen is the kind of new generation public servant who is vital to the president's vision. Newly elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, she's a dedicated bridge-builder.