• Blue Cross/Blue Shield in Michigan provide $400 to doctors who fully immunize children before age 2.
  • Khizr Khan holds up a copy of the U.S. Constitution during a speech at the Democratic National Convention, questioning whether Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has ever read it.
  • Presumed Democratic Party nominee for president, Hillary Clinton.  File photo by Luke Thomas.
  • "Snowden", a movie by Oliver Stone, opens on September 16.
  • Alton Sterling and Philando Castile are the latest to die at the hands of police.
  • A man lay prostrate on the corner of Jones and McAllister streets, 7/9/16, during a tense 3 hour standoff with SFPD. Photo via SF Examiner.

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FCJ Interview: Adam Franklin of Swervedriver

June 05, 2008 | No Comments

We are at The Fillmore to meet with Swervedriver, an influential English rock and roll band that emerged during the 1990s. Swervedriver are now on a comeback tour for the first time since 1999.

Caption Action: Election Hangover Edition

Caption Action: Election Hangover Edition

June 05, 2008 | 4 Comments

The A Team: David Owen, Some Dude from Ross’ office, Marc Salomon, Elaine Santore, Supervisor Chris Daly, Jonathan Wright, Board President Aaron Peskin, and District 9 supervisor candidate Eric Quesada, celebrate election night at El…

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Bay Area School Districts AwardedEmergency Management Grant

Bay Area School Districts Awarded
Emergency Management Grant

June 05, 2008 | No Comments

By Jesse Dungan June 5, 2008 More than $1.7 million has been awarded to Northern California schools and school districts to improve their readiness and emergency response plans, the U.S. Department of Education announced Wednesday.…

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Statewide Drought Proclamation Renews Local Call To Save Water

Statewide Drought Proclamation
Renews Local Call To Save Water

June 04, 2008 | No Comments

By Ari Burack June 4, 2008 Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s proclamation today of a statewide drought has prompted Bay Area water districts to renew their call for residents to conserve water. Schwarzenegger issued a statement this…

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Perata’s Effort To Recall Republican Loses By Wide Margin

Perata’s Effort To Recall Republican
Loses By Wide Margin

June 04, 2008 | No Comments

By Jeff Shuttleworth June 4, 2008 The effort by state Senate President Pro Tem Don Perata (D-Oakland) to recall a Republican state senator who voted against the state’s budget last year went down in flames…

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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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