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Monday in SF: Proud Boys storm drag queen library reading

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By Sri Ravipati

Happy Monday San Francisco! Hope everyone has a productive and fun week ahead.

Here are your top headlines for June 13.

Hate crime investigation underway after alleged Proud Boys storm Drag Queen Story Hour

The Drag Queen Story Hour held at the San Lorenzo Library was disrupted on Saturday by alleged Proud Boys, SFGATE reports.

Panda Dulce, a San Francisco drag performer, hosted the library event, saying they were targeted by a group of around 8-10 Proud Boys. The alleged Proud Boys entered and shouted homophobic and transphobic threats at them, forcing them to leave the event with a security guard and hide in a back office.

Police are investigating the incident as a hate crime, according to SFGATE.

Head of San Francisco police union resigns

Tony Montoya, the head of San Francisco's police union, resigned last Wednesday after facing criticism over misusing a union credit card, KTVU reports.

In January, The San Francisco Standard first reported that Montoya drove a union vehicle to his new home in Nevada and used a union credit card to pay for the gas. Montoya was accused of theft or embezzlement, but he says he did not violate any union policies or practices. He has been on medical leave for several months.

Millbrae city council member attacked at Lands End

A Millbrae city council member was attacked Saturday around 5:30 p.m. while with his family in San Francisco's Lands End park, KTVU reports.

Anders Fung took to social media to describe the incident where two young men were throwing bricks at him. Fung says a concrete brick was dropped from this cliff, hitting him in the head. He sustained a two-inch wound on his scalp. He was taken to California Pacific Medical Center for treatment of his head injury.  

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Thanks for reading today's S.F. news roundup! Did any of these stories hit home for you? Let me know in the comments.

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