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San Francisco Mission Anti-Violence Meeting Brings Tears, Determination

March 4, 2013 | 3:17 pm

San Francisco Mission Anti-Violence Meeting Brings Tears, Determination

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By Alex Emslie Dina Carillo choked up before she could say much to the 200 or so San Francisco Mission district residents in front of her. She managed to say the part about why she brought two of her youngest children to the meeting about violence in the neighborhood on Thursday. She wanted to show them […]

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San Francisco Film Critic Mick LaSalle on His Call For Less Violence in Films

January 14, 2013 | 4:05 pm

San Francisco Film Critic Mick LaSalle on His Call For Less Violence in Films

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It’s a rare moment when a San Francisco Chronicle Columnist finds common ground with the executive director of the National Rifle Association. That happened this month when Chronicle film critic Mick LaSalle put out a call to stanch the flow of cinema carnage. Wayne LaPierre of the NRA made a similar appeal just weeks before. […]

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Amid Riots, Prison Guards Concerned About Staff Reductions, More-Violent Inmates

September 26, 2012 | 11:08 am

Amid Riots, Prison Guards Concerned About Staff Reductions, More-Violent Inmates

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Last week riots sent 16 California prisoners to the hospital. Next week, the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation will send layoff notices to guards. Now prison guards are concerned that a “perfect storm” may be brewing linked to staff reductions and a higher ratio of violent inmates within the system. Officially, the California Department of […]

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Boy’s Ejection From SF School Illustrates Struggles in Violence Prevention

August 16, 2012 | 1:15 pm

Boy’s Ejection From SF School Illustrates Struggles in Violence Prevention

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by Trey Bundy, The Bay Citizen An 11-year-old boy in San Francisco made headlines early last year when a shooting near his Western Addition home left a random bullet lodged permanently in his abdomen. Nerve damage, a ruptured bladder and chronic pain kept him out of school for more than four months. For a brief […]

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Video: 49ers, Raiders Fans Brawl; Mayors Lee and Quan Respond

August 22, 2011 | 11:39 am

Video: 49ers, Raiders Fans Brawl; Mayors Lee and Quan Respond

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Local CBS affiliate KPIX has posted a video report, which includes footage of some of the violence: Videos captured by fans on cellphones and personal cameras have also been trickling onto YouTube this morning. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and Oakland Mayor Jean Quan issued the following statement: “Violence will not be tolerated in either […]

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