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Author: julianm

Bissap Baobab owner Marco Senghor dodges prison sentence in immigration case

Staring down a potential 10-year hitch in federal prison for obtaining his citizenship through a sham marriage, Marco Senghor, the owner of the restaurant and dance club Bissap Baobab, was instead today handed one year’s probation and a $1,000 fine. 

“I’m very happy with the verdict,” said a misty-eyed Senghor outside the courtroom at the U.S. District Courthouse at 450 Golden Gate, surrounded by friends and family. 

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Hot for Marianne Williamson: Unique Democratic presidential hopeful addresses sweltering Mission crowd

On Thursday night Manny Yekutiel walked on stage at his political cafe, Manny’s, held up a mic, and faced a crowd of 350 strong. 

“Who are we here for?” Yekutiel asked them. 

“Marianne!” the crowd yelled back. 

“Are you all hot?” he said.

“Yes!” the crowd shouted back. 

It was, indeed, upwards of 90 degrees in the room and when improbable Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson walked in, the frenetic crowd seemed to make the room just bit hotter as it hooted and cheered. 

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What To Do

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Venga Empanadas: Noche de Rock Argentino

August 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Brick & Mortar Music Hall: Derek King

August 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Chapel: An Evening With Holly Bowling

August 23 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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