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Google executive gifts $3 million
to San Jose State University

March 12, 2008 | 1 Comment

Google Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Business Development Omid Kordestani donated $3 million to his alma mata San Jose State University. Photo by Luke Thomas By Jason Bennert March 12, 2008 San Jose…

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Weakening dollar contributes to record gas prices

March 12, 2008 | No Comments

A taxicab driver fuels up in San Francisco yesterday as record petrol prices test $4 per gallon. Photo by Stephen Dorian Miner By Laura Dudnick March 12, 2008 The average price for a gallon of…

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Time for HOPE!

March 11, 2008 | No Comments

District 6 Supervisor Chris Daly Photo by Luke Thomas By Chris Daly March 11, 2008 People-powered politics is sweeping across the country. From large urban centers to small towns, people are energized about Democratic politics…

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Basic Brown: How The Game Was Played

March 11, 2008 | No Comments

Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown signs a copy of his latest book, Basic Brown. Photo by Luke Thomas By el Greco, special to Fog City Journal March 11, 2008 Perhaps Churchill said it best:…

The CrackBerry Chronicles
Norouzetan Mobarak!

March 10, 2008 | 4 Comments

Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi, Sasaneh Solaimani, Composer Anoushirvan Rohani, Dr. Elahe Ensani, and Elaine Santore. Photos by Luke Thomas By Elaine Santore March 10, 2008 Norouzetan Mobarak! (Happy New Year) If you’re Catholic, right now you’re…

In focus: Meet Joe Nation

March 10, 2008 | 4 Comments

Senate District 3 candidate Joseph Nation Photos by Luke Thomas By Luke Thomas March 10, 2008 Fog City Journal returned to Marin Saturday to attend the Novato Democratic Club Senate District 3 debate with incumbent…

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Hit and run suspect turns himself in to police

Hit and run suspect turns himself in to police

March 10, 2008 | No Comments

By Jesse Dungan and Ashley Wright March 10, 2008 A 40-year-old man turned himself in to authorities after he struck a bicyclist at the intersection of Market and Octavia streets late Sunday night and allegedly…

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Grade School Politics

March 10, 2008 | 2 Comments

Bollocks to the rules! Senator Hillary Clinton, who trails Senator Barack Obama in total delegates, number of states won, and the popular vote, now wants to change the rules to cheat a path to the…

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Teenager dies after shooting in Bayview District

March 10, 2008 | No Comments

By Jesse Dungan March 10, 2008 A 17-year-old boy died at an area hospital after being shot Sunday in Bayview-Hunters Point District, San Francisco police said. The shooting occurred in the area of Silver and…

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Vandalism prompts officials to pull hybrid buses
from Bayview-Hunters Point lines

March 08, 2008 | 2 Comments

By Ashley Wright and Jesse Dungan March 8, 2008 Hybrid buses running through San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point District were removed Thursday to preserve driver and passenger safety, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency officials said Friday.

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Alioto-Veronese ends Senate District 3 campaign

March 07, 2008 | 4 Comments

Joe Alioto-Veronese has withdrawn his candidacy from the Senate District 3 race. Photo by Luke Thomas By Luke Thomas March 7, 2008 5:45 p.m. San Francisco Police Commissioner Joe Alioto-Veronese has pulled out of the…

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Campaign of the Living Dead

March 07, 2008 | 5 Comments

By Terry Canaan, special to Fog City Journal March 7, 2008 Welcome to what is very likely to be the screwiest Democratic primary process of your life. You’ve got the undemocratic superdelegates, you’ve got the…

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Reality Check: The true cost of the Iraq war,
three trillion and counting

March 07, 2008 | 2 Comments

US budgeting expert Linda Bilmes and Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz spoke at UCSF School of Medicine earlier this week about the “true cost” of the U.S. occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan. Photos by John Han…

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Woman pulled over by questionable motorcycle officer

Woman pulled over by questionable motorcycle officer

March 07, 2008 | No Comments

By James Lanaras March 7, 2008 Novato police are keeping an eye out today for a man on a motorcycle who pulled over a 19 year-old woman Wednesday night.

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Grassroots affordable housing petitionpasses muster for June ballot

Grassroots affordable housing petition
passes muster for June ballot

March 06, 2008 | No Comments

By Luke Thomas March 6, 2008 A grassroots ballot initiative requiring half the housing constructed by Lennar at Hunters Point and Candlestick Point to be affordable, has qualified for the June ballot.

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Committee sets tone for a bloody budget season

March 06, 2008 | No Comments

Heads down: A newly appointed Budget and Finance Committee convened yesterday to begin the unenviable task of reconciling a $251 million 2008/2009 budget shortfall. Photos by Luke Thomas By Nicholas Olczak March 6, 2008 The…

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Bay Area News Briefs

Bay Area News Briefs

March 06, 2008 | No Comments

By Ananda Shorey March 6, 2008 Hans Reiser continues attacking Nina’s character Computer scientist Hans Reiser continued attacking the character of his missing wife Nina in his third day on the witness stand today, telling…

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