• San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi held a press conference, 7/10/15, to "set the record straight" over the shooting death of Kate Steinle by convicted, undocumented felon, Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez on July 1. Photos by Luke Thomas.
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Court: Falun Gong can be excludedfrom Chinese New Year Parade

Court: Falun Gong can be excluded
from Chinese New Year Parade

June 02, 2008 | No Comments

By Julia Cheever June 2, 2008 A state appeals court has upheld the right of the San Francisco Chinese Chamber of Commerce to exclude the Falun Gong spiritual group from street fairs related to the…

Lennar’s Consultants and Allies Duck Opportunitiesto Face the Community

Lennar’s Consultants and Allies Duck Opportunities
to Face the Community

June 02, 2008 | No Comments

Hundreds of Bayview/Hunters Point Residents Canvass City in Final Push for Proposition F From the Proposition F Campaign June 2, 2008 SAN FRANCISCO, California – In the final days before San Francisco votes on the…

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Herrera Plans to File Oppositionto Bid by 10 States for Marriage Stay

Herrera Plans to File Opposition
to Bid by 10 States for Marriage Stay

May 31, 2008 | 1 Comment

By Julia Cheever May 31, 2008 San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera plans to file opposition next week to a request by 10 state attorneys general for a delay in the California Supreme Court’s same-sex…

Posted in Culture, News, Politics

Woman Dead, Man and Child Injuredin Shooting on Highway 101 Off-Ramp

Woman Dead, Man and Child Injured
in Shooting on Highway 101 Off-Ramp

May 31, 2008 | No Comments

By Laura Dudnick May 31, 2008 A shooting possibly prompted by road rage left a woman dead and a man and 3-year-old boy injured in San Francisco’s Mission District tonight, according to the Police Department.…

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Regularly Scheduled Programming

May 30, 2008 | No Comments

By Terry Canaan May 30, 2008 The big news today is that the Rules Committee for the Democratic Convention will meet today and tomorrow and bang out a some sort of compromise on the delegates…

Posted in Opinion, Politics

Sugarcoated Shit

Sugarcoated Shit

May 30, 2008 | 5 Comments

District 6 Supervisor Chris Daly Photos by Luke Thomas By Chris Daly May 30, 2008 It Still Stinks You can sugarcoat shit, but that doesn’t make it ice cream… It’s one of the best lines…

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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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