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Out in the World: Hungarian diplomats' SF City Hall appearance draws ire

Out in the World: Hungarian diplomats' SF City Hall appearance draws ire

The recent appearance of Hungarian diplomats at a San Francisco City Hall gathering has been criticized by Hungarian Americans and LGBTQ leaders, and has resulted in Mayor London Breed vowing to tighten up vetting for future events.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | September 22, 2021

First-time political candidate Jennifer Esteen has been scooping up early endorsements from around the Bay Area for her 2022 bid for Alameda County's 20th Assembly District seat, currently held by Assemblyman Bill Quirk (D-Hayward).

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LGBTQ refugees in the infamous Block 13 at Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya suspect yet another arson fire was set at the facility last month and threatening letters have added to their stress.


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