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City Spokeswoman Says Propostion G Passage Hasn’t Changed Negotiations With 49ers

City Spokeswoman Says Propostion G Passage
Hasn’t Changed Negotiations With 49ers

June 04, 2008 | 2 Comments

By Jason Bennert June 4, 2008 A city of Santa Clara spokeswoman said today that negotiations between the city and the San Francisco 49ers over a proposed 68,000-seat stadium project remain on track despite the…

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Where Were Your Manners, Hillary?

Where Were Your Manners, Hillary?

June 04, 2008 | 1 Comment

By Jill Chapin June 4, 2008 Hillary, Hillary, what were you thinking at your “concession” speech the other night? Didn’t your mother teach you to be a gracious loser, to accept defeat with dignity, and…

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State Supreme Court Denies Stayon Gay Marriage Ruling

State Supreme Court Denies Stay
on Gay Marriage Ruling

June 04, 2008 | No Comments

By Jason Bennert June 4, 2008 The California Supreme Court today denied a request by gay marriage opponents to stay their historic ruling legalizing gay marriages in California until after the November election. The justices…

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Election Roundup

Election Roundup

June 04, 2008 | No Comments

Bay City News June 4, 2008 While much election activity in the Bay Area was overshadowed by developments on the national political stage Tuesday as Barack Obama effectively clinched the Democratic nomination for president, local…

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November 17 Trial Set if No Settlementin Prison Overcrowding Cases

November 17 Trial Set if No Settlement
in Prison Overcrowding Cases

June 03, 2008 | 2 Comments

Photo by Luke Thomas By Julia Cheever June 3, 2008 A three-judge federal panel has set a Nov. 17 date for a trial in San Francisco, if no settlement has been reached, on whether there…

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Toxicology Report Reveals Marijuana, Alcoholin Tiger Mauling Victim

Toxicology Report Reveals Marijuana, Alcohol
in Tiger Mauling Victim

June 03, 2008 | 1 Comment

By Jesse Dungan June 3, 2008 Traces of marijuana and alcohol were found in the bloodstream of a teenager fatally mauled by a Siberian tiger on Christmas Day at the San Francisco Zoo, according to…

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Court Says Asylum Lies Should Bar Immigration

Court Says Asylum Lies Should Bar Immigration

June 03, 2008 | No Comments

By Julia Cheever June 3, 2008 A federal appeals court panel in San Francisco said today it believes a Chinese folk dancer who lied on an asylum application shouldn’t get a second chance to try…

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Bay Area News Briefs

Bay Area News Briefs

June 03, 2008 | No Comments

Bay City News June 3, 2008 Pelosi Says Obama Won’t be ‘Backing In’ to Nomination House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Monday Sen. Barack Obama would not be “backing in” to the Democratic presidential nomination if…

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Newsom Announces 450 Layoffsto Reconcile 2008-09 Budget Shortfall

Newsom Announces 450 Layoffs
to Reconcile 2008-09 Budget Shortfall

June 02, 2008 | 2 Comments

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom today announced his 2008-09 budget which includes 450 layoffs to help reconcile a $338 million budget shortfall. By Jesse Dungan June 2, 2008 San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom released his…

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San Francisco Food Bank’s One Big Table

San Francisco Food Bank’s One Big Table

June 02, 2008 | No Comments

By Lisa Moresco June 2, 2008 “Food is our common ground, a universal experience.” – Legendary Chef, James Beard The devastating experience of hunger, not so much, but 150,000 of our fellow residents endure the…

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It’s All Over But The Complaining

It’s All Over But The Complaining

June 02, 2008 | No Comments

By Terry Canaan June 2, 2008 It’s a measure of how screwed up this whole thing has become that the result of the Democratic primaries depended on the Rules and Bylaws Committee. Of course, it…

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The CrackBerry Chronicles:An Endorsement for Non-Endorsements

The CrackBerry Chronicles:
An Endorsement for Non-Endorsements

June 02, 2008 | 7 Comments

Elaine Santore Photos by Luke Thomas By Elaine Santore June 2, 2008 Campaign Mailers Kill Trees and Your Spirit Good news: tomorrow you can finally toss out all of those annoying, somewhat misleading and totally…

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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…

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