It’s 7am and 54°F with temperatures hitting a high of 70°F. Tonight the fog will roll in, bringing with it cooler temperatures to start off the week. More weather details here.
Prepare yourselves for whips, leather and kinky displays because the Folsom Street Fair goes into full swing today at 11am. However, this year things are little different. The city’s most erotic public festival has attracted the sponsorship of one of corporate America’s conservative powerhouses– Marriott International Corp., whose founders are devout members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The Mormon church was a staunch supporter of Prop 8. Read more about this bizarre collaboration.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed an ordinance that exempts the city from the nationwide Secure Communities program, a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement program that holds arrested people for potential deportation, reports the Huffington Post. Under the new ordinance, San Francisco authorities will be unable to keep a person in custody based on immigration status.
Ranking as one of the most dangerous cities in the nation for pedestrians, San Francisco’s South Van Ness sits at the top of the list in severe or fatal injuries per mile, reports Mission Local. According to public health epidemiologist Megan Wier speeding is to blame, and despite efforts by the city to increase safety on South Van Ness accidents are still high.