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May 26, 2020

San Francisco, CA, June 1, 2020 - Senator Scott Wiener and Joseph Abbati, Curator, invite you to an online photographic and video exhibit celebrating fifty years of Pride launching June 1, 2020.

May 22, 2020

As SF Loses The Stud, Lawmakers Push to Fight Nightlife Extinction - (KQED - May 22)

The Stud, San Francisco’s oldest operating gay bar, is permanently closing its current SoMa location after 33 years.

May 22, 2020

California Advances Bill Allowing Some Restaurants, Bars to Terminate Leases Amid Coronavirus - (SF Chronicle - May 22)

The California Senate advanced on Friday a bill that would allow some hospitality tenants to terminate leases if negotiations with landlords to modify terms aren’t successful during coronavirus.

May 22, 2020

SACRAMENTO - Today, Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) issued the following statement regarding his legislation, SB 939, which passed the Senate Judiciary Committee today by a vote of 5-1. Senator Lena Gonzalez (D-Long Beach) is a joint author of SB 939. It will now be heard in the Senate Appropriations Committee in June. SB 939 would enact a moratorium on commercial evictions – for small businesses and nonprofits – during the COVID-19 State of Emergency.