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SF LGBT Senior Agency Ramps Up Housing Outreach

By Matthew S. Bajko | Nov 22
Openhouse, the San Francisco-based LGBT senior agency, is ramping up its housing outreach as it prepares to open next fall the city's first affordable housing complex meant for LGBT seniors.

Noel 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Knoller's Appeal

By Ed Walsh | Nov 21
Robert Noel, the husband of Marjorie Knoller, the woman convicted of murder after the couple's dogs killed their lesbian neighbor in 2001, told the Bay Area Reporter this week that he stands by his wife.

Shanti Expands Women's Cancer Program

By Sari Staver | Nov 15
Underserved San Francisco women diagnosed with cancer can receive a wide variety of social services under a $1 million program announced this week by the Shanti Project.

Hotel Spa, Restaurant Provide Escape from Holiday Hubbub

By Matthew S. Bajko | Nov 14
A hotel with a spa and restaurant perched atop San Francisco's Nob Hill offers locals and visitors alike an escape from the holiday hubbub of the nearby Union Square shopping district.

Hetrick-Martin Institute Launches First Citywide LGBTQ Youth Initiative

By EDGE | Nov 9
On Monday, November 9, Hetrick-Martin Institute CEO Thomas Krever, along with New York City Council Member Carlos Menchaca, and members of the LGBTQ Caucus of the City Council of New York, unveiled HMI Goes Citywide for LGBTQ Youth.

Voters Support Help for SF 'Legacy' Businesses

By Matthew S. Bajko | Nov 8
San Francisco voters adopted a local ballot measure in Tuesday's election that provides financial assistance to keep the city's "legacy" businesses open amid increased economic pressures.

Mobile Shower Program Adds Castro Stop

By Sari Staver | Nov 8
Lava Mae, the local nonprofit providing mobile showers and toilets to people who are homeless, has launched an ambitious expansion plan.

Election Alters Balance of Power at SF City Hall

By Matthew S. Bajko | Nov 7
Mayor Ed Lee coasted to victory Tuesday night, easily winning a second four-year term in Room 200 at City Hall.

Hennessy Easily Wins Sheriff's Race

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 7
Vicki Hennessy trounced San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi in Tuesday's election, ending a bumpy tenure for the incumbent.

Drama League Honors Bernadette Peters

By EDGE | Nov 2
On Monday, November 2 at The Plaza Hotel, The Drama League will honor Golden Globe® and three-time Tony® Award winner Bernadette Peters at their Centennial Gala, celebrating the organization's 100 years of service.

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