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Scientists, Tribe Study Shrinking Washington State Glacier

By Phuong Le | Aug 30
The shrinking glaciers here mirror what is happening around the U.S. and worldwide: As the planet warms, glaciers are losing volume, some faster than others.

Fall Preview: Art Galleries

By Sura Wood | Aug 30
Fall is nearly here, a time when local galleries roll out a fleet of eclectic exhibitions.

Wigged Out :: Hair Salon for Drag and With A Cause

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Aug 30
On August 7, David Carver-Ford's Diva Hair opened for business. The new enterprise seeks to reach a clientele not often served by mainstream salons: Diva Hair will be a wig studio for drag performers and transgenders.

BARchive :: Sutter's Mill and Ginger's Trois - San Francisco's Historic Bars

By Michael Flanagan | Aug 30
From the mid-'60s through 2008 there was another type of downtown bar - the businessman's bar. The two downtown bars which lasted the longest and had the biggest impact were Sutter's Mill and the various incarnations of Ginger's.

CA Pushes Statewide AIDS Plan

By Matthew S. Bajko | Aug 30
California lawmakers want to create a statewide plan to end the transmission of HIV, following similar plans adopted in New York and Washington state as well as by San Francisco officials.

Man Held for Trial on Castro Arson Charges

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 30
A judge this week ordered a San Francisco man who was convicted of accidentally choking to death a sex partner in 2011 to stand trial for allegedly burning his boyfriend's car and the storage area of a hair salon.

Story(ies) That Blind Us

By Caleb Rainey | Aug 30
Either you are being told a story that values you and is meant to protect you, or yours is a story that justifies oppression. Either way, you are a character in that story, no matter how minor your role.

1st African-American Actor To Play Valjean on Broadway Dies

By Mark Kennedy | Aug 29
Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean in "Les Misérables" on Broadway has died after falling from a fire escape, according to a show spokesman. He was 21.

Rowan County Clerk Closes Office Ahead of Gay Rights Protest

Aug 29
The Kentucky clerk at the center of a conflict over same-sex marriage closed her office Saturday ahead of a rally protesting her refusal to issue marriage licenses.

Ahead of Pope's Visit to US, Some Friction Over LGBT Issues

By David Crary | Aug 29
The World Meeting of Families, the central religious event of Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, is intended to convey a message of love and joy as it seeks to promote church teaching on marriage.

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