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Supervisors nix ex-felon identifications

San Francisco has banned the box. The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved…


Supervisor Jane Kim is calling on the Navy to explain its decision to search Treasure Island homes.

‘Ban the box’ initiative on felony identifications gathers support ahead of supervisors vote

San Francisco is on the verge of becoming the next U.S. municipality…


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It’s time for SF to ban the box

There is one little box on housing and job applications that can…


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SF businesses could ‘ban the box’ on ex-felon identifications

Following the lead of other cities like Seattle and Richmond, Calif., San…

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