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Jeopardy! Champion Amy Schneider Marries Genevieve Davis

Watch: Jeopardy! Will Replace Alex Trebek With Two Hosts. What is … an award-winning wedding announcement?. Jeopardy! champion Amy Schneider shared on social media that she tied the knot with Genevieve Davis on May 9 in a small private ceremony at the Alameda County Recorder in Oakland, Calif. Though the couple are planning a traditional wedding and reception for next summer, they couldn't help saying "I Do" to each other even sooner.
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Lawsuit demands San Francisco stop homeless camp sweeps

Homeless people and their advocates sued the city of San Francisco on Tuesday, demanding that it stop harassing and destroying the belongings of people living on the streets with nowhere to go, and with the goal of forcing the city to spend billions of dollars on affordable homes that will keep residents housed. The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area and others filed the lawsuit in federal court on behalf of the Coalition on Homelessness and seven individuals who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Defendants include the city, several city departments...
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Coalition on Homelessness sues city over its treatment of homeless people

The Coalition on Homelessness today filed a major lawsuit against San Francisco, alleging that the city has violated the constitutional rights of its homeless population. In the 105-page complaint released at 7:30 p.m., lawyers from the ACLU of Northern California and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area outlined what it argues are three violations of U.S. Constitutional amendments and instances in which the city allegedly broke its own laws.

Lawsuit challenges SF’s homeless policies and seeks to stop sweeps

The Coalition on Homelessness and two legal nonprofits filed suit today against San Francisco and Mayor London Breed, alleging that the city has failed to provide affordable housing for homeless people and continues to criminalize them with illegal sweeps. The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and the ACLU filed the...

Negotiations continue amid strike by fast food workers at SFO

The fast food workers union at SFO continues to protest at terminals a day after they began a strike to demand better pay and medical benefits. Unite Here, Local 2, which boasts more than 15-thousand hospitality workers in San Francisco, San Mateo County, and the East and North Bay, is trying to reach an agreement with the airport.