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Appeals Court Rejects Chevron Bid For $101 Million Tax Refund

Appeals Court Rejects Chevron Bid
For $101 Million Tax Refund

June 13, 2008 | No Comments

By Julia Cheever June 13, 2008 A federal appeals court in San Francisco today rejected a bid by San Ramon-based Chevron Corp. for a $101 million income tax refund. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of…

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Terry McAuliffe to be Protested June 19th

Terry McAuliffe to be Protested June 19th

June 12, 2008 | 2 Comments

Former DNC Chair Terry McAuliffe By Bob Brigham June 12, 2008 America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) decided downtown San Francisco would be a good place for the health insurance company lobbyists and executives to hold…

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I’m Voting Republican Because…

I’m Voting Republican Because…

June 12, 2008 | No Comments

June 12, 2008

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Even the Spin is Bad

Even the Spin is Bad

June 12, 2008 | No Comments

By Terry Canaan June 12, 2008 John McCain’s been taken out of context again. That happens a lot. Communist and terrorist bloggers hang on Baghdad Johnny’s every word, waiting for a short string of words…

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The Uprising Hits New York Times Bestseller List

The Uprising Hits New York Times Bestseller List

June 12, 2008 | No Comments

Political journalist and best-selling Author David Sirota’s new book, The Uprising, has made the New York Times’ bestseller list. Photo by Luke Thomas June 12, 2008 David Sirota’s new book on Right and Left populism…

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Underground Trains Restored After Woman Drives Through MUNI Tunnel

Underground Trains Restored
After Woman Drives Through MUNI Tunnel

June 11, 2008 | No Comments

By Kamala Kelkar June 11, 2008 All San Francisco Municipal Railway Agency underground trains are operating again this morning after a woman drove about 2 miles into the West Portal station tunnel, a spokesman said.…

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Norma Perez

Federal Judge Accepts Perez Anti-PTSD Email, Senate Testimony, into Evidence

June 11, 2008 | 1 Comment

History was again in the making for two veterans advocacy groups in San Francisco yesterday after a federal judge admitted into evidence an email exposing U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ (VA) alleged intent to deny care to veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Supes Pass Solar Energy Incentive Programsfor Residents, Businesses

Supes Pass Solar Energy Incentive Programs
for Residents, Businesses

June 11, 2008 | No Comments

San Francisco supervisors Tuesday approved programs offering incentive payments for city residents and business owners to install solar panels on the rooftops of their homes or businesses.

One 10-year, $3.5-million-a-year program would offer $3,000 to $6,000 for residents and up to $10,000 for businesses toward the purchase of the solar energy systems.

The Solar Energy Incentive Program ordinance, sponsored by Supervisor Bevan Dufty and Assessor-Recorder Phil Ting, and which also received the support of Mayor Gavin Newsom, passed Tuesday afternoon on an 8-3 vote.

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Schwarzenegger Announces More Than $60 Millionfor Bay Area Transportation Projects

Schwarzenegger Announces More Than $60 Million
for Bay Area Transportation Projects

June 10, 2008 | 2 Comments

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced $136 million in Proposition 1B funding for state transportation projects, including more than $60 million for Bay Area projects.

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Music to My Ears

Music to My Ears

June 09, 2008 | 7 Comments

Cindy Sheehan Photo by Luke Thomas By Cindy Sheehan June 10, 2008 Around 5pm (PDST) this evening, I received an email saying that Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) was introducing 35 articles of impeachment against the…

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The Democratic Primary in 8 Minutes

The Democratic Primary in 8 Minutes

June 09, 2008 | 1 Comment

June 9, 2008

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Peak Oil and the End of Sweet Suburbia

Peak Oil and the End of Sweet Suburbia

June 08, 2008 | 4 Comments

June 8, 2008 “We’re literally stuck up a cul-de-sac in a cement SUV without a fill-up.” – James Howard Kunstler Global oil peak and the inevitable decline of fossil fuels are upon us now. Are…

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Ken Livingstone

A Retrospective Analysis of Livingstone’s Battle
for Affordable Housing in England’s Capital

June 08, 2008 | 1 Comment

Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone File photo by Luke Thomas By Nicholas Olczak June 8, 2008 LONDON, England — When Ken Livingstone was elected as London’s first Mayor in 2000, the biggest challenge he faced…

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Montana Memories of Bo Diddley,
A Gentleman and a Gunslinger

June 07, 2008 | No Comments

Bo Diddley, December 30, 1928 – June 2, 2008, RIP. Photo courtesy Chess Records By John Hoctor June 7, 2008 As an inquisitive 7-year-old during the lazy crazy summer of 1962, two years before Beatlemania,…