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Alleged assault during Manny’s protest leads to two arrests

“It was very confusing. I was surrounded by a sea of bodies and they were screaming ‘Who the fuck are you?’ right in my face,” said the man, who asked that his name not be published as he fears he’ll become the subject of a harassment campaign.

The two demonstrators who were arrested during the ongoing protests outside Manny’s, a cafe and community meeting place at 16th and Valencia Streets, have denied the allegations. 

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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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Public Defender’s office rips Medical Examiner, disputes drug use as Jeff Adachi’s No. 1 cause of death

With all the pugnacity of its deceased former boss Jeff Adachi, the Public Defender’s office on Wednesday lambasted the city’s Medical Examiner as “dysfunctional and untrustworthy” and claimed “independent” medical analyses confirmed Adachi died of “natural” causes — not  “acute mixed drug (cocaine and ethanol) toxicity,” as the Medical Examiner’s office ruled in March.

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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

Sun 25
Sun 25

Roxie Theater: A Bundle of Buñuel

August 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sun 25

Community Music Center: CMC String Orchestra

August 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun 25

Brick & Mortar Music Hall: Dave Steezy

August 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm