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Business Briefs: French-based rental site connects gay travelers

Business Briefs: French-based rental site connects gay travelers

By Matthew S. Bajko

Since listing a spare bedroom in his Bernal Heights home on the LGBT-oriented short-term rental site misterb&b, San Francisco resident Alan Lessik has met other gay men from around the world.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | January 9, 2019

The California Legislative LGBT Caucus has elected gay state Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) as the group's new chair. Wiener, now in his third year of a four-year term, will serve in the position through the end of 2020.

By Cynthia Laird | January 9, 2019

The San Francisco Public Library has announced that effective Saturday, January 12, the main library will have increased hours.


By Christina A. DiEdoardo | January 9, 2019

While 2019 marks the third — and hopefully final — act of the current regime in Washington, like any good theatrical villain, it shows little inclination to go quietly or easily.

By Matthew S. Bajko | January 4, 2019

Naming a new health department head, city librarian, and fire chief, as well as a new school board member, awaits San Francisco Mayor London Breed in early 2019.


By Matthew S. Bajko | January 2, 2019

All good things eventually hit the end of the road, as the proverb portends. So it is with what has been a yearly tradition for the Political Notebook.

By Roger Brigham | January 2, 2019

So, sportswise, what was 2018?


By Cynthia Laird | January 2, 2019

Governor-elect Gavin Newsom has announced a star-studded lineup for a pre-inaugural concert that will benefit California wildfire victims.

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | January 2, 2019

It amazes me how so many seem to view the notion of transgender people as if they were something that magically winked into existence just five years ago.


By Sari Staver | December 28, 2018

Cannabis activists are outraged that online websites, including Craigslist and Facebook, are censoring posts related to pot.

By Cynthia Laird | December 26, 2018

For the first time ever, the Commonwealth Club will celebrate its premier Embarcadero location with a New Year's Eve party Monday, December 31.


By Christina A. DiEdoardo | December 26, 2018

On the longest night of the year, about 400 people gathered at United Nations Plaza in Civic Center to remember the names and honor the lives of some of the most forgotten people in San Francisco — the homeless who die each year on the city's streets.

By Roger Brigham | December 26, 2018

You've bah-humbugged your way through holiday shopping, had the unavoidable Trump-centered free-for-all dinner table discussion with your family during a festive feast, and now are having a little me time trying to decide on a worthy New Year's resolution


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