Community Unites to Tell Health Insurance Industy: Health Care Yes, Insurance Companies No!

Community Unites to Tell Health Insurance Industy:
Health Care Yes, Insurance Companies No!

June 16, 2008 | No Comments

From Senior Action Network June 16, 2008 Who: A Coalition of health care reform activists What: Rally at the AHIP Convention Where: 4th and Howard Street, Moscone West When: Thursday, June 19th, 2008 at 12:00PM…

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Probe Continues Into Muni Train Collision

Probe Continues Into Muni Train Collision

June 16, 2008 | 2 Comments

By Ari Burack June 16, 2008 San Francisco Municipal Railway officials have yet to determine the cause of Saturday’s collision of two Muni trains near AT&T Park that sent a dozen people to area hospitals.…

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John Cusack: The Bush-McCain Challenge

John Cusack: The Bush-McCain Challenge

June 16, 2008 | No Comments

June 16, 2008 Betcha Can’t Tell Them Apart. John Cusack stars in a new TV ad that challenges voters to try to tell the difference between George Bush and John McCain.

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The CrackBerry Chronicles: Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

The CrackBerry Chronicles: Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

June 16, 2008 | 2 Comments

Elaine Santore at Oxenrose Salon’s reception for Shu Uemura’s Art of Hair Collection. Photos by Luke Thomas By Elaine Santore June 16, 2008 Because Life Is Too Short For Bad Hair And Cheap Liquor Maybe…

Organizers Prepare for Major Protest of Health Insurance Convention

Organizers Prepare for Major Protest
of Health Insurance Convention

June 16, 2008 | 5 Comments

By Bob Brigham June 16, 2008 Thousands of Californians and concerned citizens are expected to take advantage of free regional public transit Thursday to protest America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) annual convention in San Francisco.…

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Thursday is Summer’s Only Spare the Air Daywith Free Transit

Thursday is Summer’s Only Spare the Air Day
with Free Transit

June 16, 2008 | 2 Comments

By Laura Dudnick Jun 16, 2008 This summer’s only Spare the Air Day accompanied by free Bay Area public transportation is scheduled for Thursday, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Spare the…

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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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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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