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Iranian Culture Club celebrates New Year,
raises funds for homeland
Mirkarimi calls on Bush to resign
Dancers Sepedeh Cigarchi, Shadee Amirkiae, Kimia Mohammadi and
from the Niosha
Dance Academy perform a traditional Persian dance set at San
Francisco State University, Friday, in celebration of the upcoming
Iranian New Year (1386).
The Iranian New Year coincides with the spring equinox on March
March 11, 2007
Members of San Francisco's Iranian community attended a celebration
of the Iranian New Year, Friday, at San Francisco State University.
The event, organized by the Iranian Culture Club, was held to
help promote knowledge about the most celebrated of all Iranian
and to help raise funds for those in need in Iran.
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Leno authors government accountability bills
Assemblymember Mark Leno. File photo.
By Ari Barak, Bay City News Service
March 12, 2007
Three bills authored by Assemblyman Mark Leno, D-San Francisco,
intend to make government both more accessible and accountable
to the public, a spokesperson for Leno's office said on the eve
of National Sunshine Week.
Leno's effort parallels a nationwide week of focus on open government
and freedom of information with the introduction of AB 1393, AB
1648 and AB 1668 into the state Assembly, intended to strengthen
the California Public Records Act, according to Leno's press secretary
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Non-responsive campaign finance disclosure
According to its
records, the Ethics
Commission has identified the campaign finance disclosure
filers in the table below as non-responsive (NR) filers.
NR filers are those that have not responded to
two or more written notices and one or more verbal notices regarding
Please note that Ethics Commission records are
subject to change and the table below
may not include all NR filers or reflect recent activity.
The NR filers are encouraged to contact the Commission
because continued failure to file may result in an enforcement
For a list of non-filers,
And in other news...
settlement reached in case of incarcerated journalist vs. U.S.
court ruling favors polluters
FCJ Quote of the Day
"Those who want to go directly to hell,
they can follow capitalism. And those of us who want to build
heaven here on earth, we will follow socialism."
- President of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, 3/11/7
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