• The ancient city of Bam, Iran, captured and published in a new book by Judy Iranyi.  Photo by Judy Iranyi.
  • Ed Lee schwag handed out at the Democratic Party Convention in Anaheim. Photo by Adriel Hampton.
  • Women gathered for a photo to express their support for Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.
  • Former Board of Supervisors President Aaron Peskin announced Monday his second candidacy for District 3 Supervisor.  Photos by Luke Thomas.
  • Merriment and celebration on St. Patrick's Day.  Photo by Luke Thomas.
  • MMR-vaccine

Deafening Silence:Carmen Policy and Lennar Ignoring Requeststo Debate, Face Community

Deafening Silence:
Carmen Policy and Lennar Ignoring Requests
to Debate, Face Community

May 30, 2008 | No Comments

From the Proposition F Campaign May 30, 2008 F is for Fairness Moving Forward with Opportunity for Both Sides to Face the Bayview/Hunters Point Concerns are rising that Lennar consultant Carmen Policy may continue ignoring…

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Bay Area News Briefs

Bay Area News Briefs

May 30, 2008 | No Comments

Bay City News May 30, 2008 CDFA Issues Statement on Study by Apple Moth Spraying Opponents The California Department of Food and Agriculture issued a statement Thursday afternoon responding to a report authored by a…

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Opponents of Apple Moth Spraying ReleaseStudy by Marin County Doctor

Opponents of Apple Moth Spraying Release
Study by Marin County Doctor

May 29, 2008 | No Comments

By Jason Bennert May 29, 2008 Opponents of California’s plan to use aerial spraying to combat the light brown apple moth released a new study today by a Marin County doctor that concluded that not…

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A Self-Inflicted Wound

A Self-Inflicted Wound

May 29, 2008 | No Comments

By Terry Canaan May 29, 2008 I had a uncle who was one of the, who was part of the first American troops to go into Auschwitz and liberate the concentration camps, and the story…

Posted in Opinion, Politics

Public Utilities Commission Asks Bay Area Residentsto Use Less Water

Public Utilities Commission Asks Bay Area Residents
to Use Less Water

May 29, 2008 | 1 Comment

By Jesse Dungan May 29, 2008 The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and other Bay Area water agencies are asking an estimated 2.4 million customers throughout four counties to continue voluntary conservation efforts so mandatory…

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Same-Sex Couples and City Ask High Courtnot to Delay Gay Marriages

Same-Sex Couples and City Ask High Court
not to Delay Gay Marriages

May 29, 2008 | No Comments

By Julia Cheever May 29, 2008 Same-sex couples and the city of San Francisco urged the state Supreme Court Wednesday to allow its same-sex marriage ruling to go into effect June 17 and not to…

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Bay Area News Briefs

Bay Area News Briefs

May 29, 2008 | No Comments

Bay City News May 29, 2008 Court Hears Case Pitting Religious Freedom Against Civil Rights The California Supreme Court began grappling at a hearing in San Francisco Wednesday with the question of whether doctors have…

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Human Rights, Environmental ActivistsAssail Chevron for Alleged Abuses

Human Rights, Environmental Activists
Assail Chevron for Alleged Abuses

May 28, 2008 | No Comments

Photo by Luke Thomas By Ari Burack May 28, 2008 On the eve of an annual shareholder meeting of the San Ramon-based Chevron Corp., human rights activists gathered Tuesday at San Francisco City Hall to…

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Proposition G’s False Promises:Lennar’s $3.3 Million Chump-Change FinancingMay Yield Billions

Proposition G’s False Promises:
Lennar’s $3.3 Million Chump-Change Financing
May Yield Billions

May 28, 2008 | No Comments

By Patrick Monette-Shaw, special to Fog City Journal May 28, 2008 Question: What do you get when you stir into the soup $3.3 million in various campaign financing by the powerful Lennar Corporation; mix in…

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David vs. Goliath Debate on Proposition F

David vs. Goliath Debate on Proposition F

May 28, 2008 | No Comments

From the F is for Fairness Campaign May 28, 2008 What: Open debate before the Bayview/Hunters Point community Where: 5030 3rd Street(@ Quesada Avenue, MUNI T-Line – Palou Ave. Stop)Bayview/Hunters Point,San Francisco, CA 94124 When:…

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Trade Unionism

Trade Unionism

May 28, 2008 | 4 Comments

San Francisco Labor Council Executive Director Tim Paulson Photo by Luke Thomas By Tim Paulson, special to Fog City Journal Editor’s Note: Mr. Paulson is responding to Supervisor Chris Daly’s May 22 op-ed titled, “Big…

Posted in Opinion, Politics

Bay Area News Briefs

Bay Area News Briefs

May 28, 2008 | No Comments

Bay City News May 28, 2008 Multiple-Vehicle Collision Shuts Down Highway 101 for Four Hours A big-rig truck carrying about 55,000 pounds of powdered cement Tuesday was involved in a multi-vehicle collision that shut down…

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Ambush at RulesSt. Croix blindsides Comstock

Ambush at Rules
St. Croix blindsides Comstock

May 27, 2008 | 1 Comment

By Joe Lynn May 28, 2008 When the Rules Committee met on May 15 to continue the consideration of Doug Comstock’s application to the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force, John St. Croix sat in the audience…

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State High Court to Hear CasePitting Religious Freedom Against Civil Rights

State High Court to Hear Case
Pitting Religious Freedom Against Civil Rights

May 27, 2008 | No Comments

By Julia Cheever May 27, 2008 The California Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in San Francisco Wednesday in a case that pits the religious freedom rights of doctors against the civil rights of…

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The CrackBerry Chronicles:Harvey Milk Busted

The CrackBerry Chronicles:
Harvey Milk Busted

May 27, 2008 | 4 Comments

Elaine Santore Photos by Luke Thomas By Elaine Santore May 27, 2008 Spotted: G & R on 20th St. btwn Dolores & Guerrero Um, not really. But Mission Mission posted some photos of an awesome…