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Is it legal to be nude in #SF ? Here's a quick history of nudity in the Bay Area ... 🙈 🎙️ #BayCurious 

Some call electing Chesa Boudin as San Francisco's new district attorney a "leap of faith." But they're willing to take that chance to support his effort to dramatically change what criminal justice looks like. 🎧 LISTEN to THE BAY:

THREAD: What are @kqednews  staff’s Thanksgiving traditions? 🦃 🍂 Here are their answers:

🎙️ @KQEDForum  highlight of the week: Journalist Eileen Rivers@msdc14  profiles women who fought side by side with their male colleagues to defeat the Taliban in her new book "Beyond the Call: Three Women on the Front Lines in Afghanistan." 🔊 LISTEN:

We want to know about you: Send us your pictures, recipes and traditions 🍁🦃🥧

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#CaliforniaReportingProject reporters — as well as police leaders & experts — thought police departments ALWAYS do internal investigations when officers kill someone. Analyses of 122 departments around the state show 10% don’t do these, even in fatal cases

The labor union said talks have stalled over concerns regarding sickness and safety. "You may have heard it on the news, we're subject to attacks while we're at work," said union president Yvonne M. Williams.

California doesn't require communities to plan for wildfire evacuations, leaving it as a local decision.

Here are a few ways to protect your home from wildfires (including hiring goats 🐐🐐):

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#Airquality in parts of Bay Area is now "very unhealthy" -- meaning active children and adults, and people with respiratory disease, such as asthma, should avoid all outdoor exertion; everyone else should limit outdoor exertion. 👇 map, updated hourly:

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Pictured: Ben Stern, 95, Holocaust survivor, counterprotesting in #Berkeley  today. Updates at

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Wildfire smoke can be caustic in your throat, and threatening to your health. Here's what to do to protect yourself. #CampFire  #WoolseyFire 

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These organizations are accepting volunteers and donations during the #KincadeFire . Spread the word — a little kindness goes a long way

⚠️ PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) will affect approximately 940,000 customers in portions of 36 counties. #KincadeFire 

A native San Franciscan, Breed was raised by her grandmother in a public housing development and has a reputation for plain-spokenness. She is the first African-American woman to serve as mayor of San Francisco.

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