May 22, 2015 | 1 Comment
The ruined, historic city of Bam is located in southeastern Iran. It is made entirely of mud bricks, clay, straw, and the trunks of palm trees. The city was originally founded during the Sassanian period (224-637) and while some of the surviving structures date from before the 12th century, most of what remains today dates to the Safavid period (1502-1722).
May 17, 2015 | 21 Comments
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi officially kicked off his campaign for re-election Wednesday, vowing to build upon the progressive reforms of his predecessor while continuing to advance a progressive criminal justice vision of his own.
March 31, 2015 | 8 Comments
Former Board of Supervisors President Aaron Peskin sent a shock wave through the San Francisco political establishment when he announced yesterday his candidacy to retake the District 3 supervisorial seat he previously held for two terms beginning in 2000.
March 17, 2015 | No Comments
Today, the Irish, the more than 70 million world-wide who claim Irish heritage, and the Irish-for-a-day, will be lifting a pint of Guinness, or something stronger, to toast Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.
February 21, 2015 | 10 Comments
It’s curious why Americans feel so threatened when the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System reveals no deaths from measles in more than ten years; however, there were at least 108 deaths linked to the measles vaccine.
May 23, 2008 | No Comments
By Julia Cheever May 23, 2008 A federal appeals court in San Francisco today overturned a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rule that allowed oil and gas companies to discharge sediment contaminated by construction activities into…
May 23, 2008 | 5 Comments
Assemblymember Fiona Ma AB 1778 narrowly passes Assembly, would crack down on professional poaching rings in California From the Office of Assemblymember Fiona Ma May 23, 2008 San Francisco – Today, Assemblywoman Fiona Ma (D-San…
May 22, 2008 | No Comments
By Bay City News Service May 22, 2008 An estimated 200 residents have been evacuated due to an aggressive fire that has burned 3,000 acres in the counties of Santa Cruz and Santa Clara today…
May 21, 2008 | 2 Comments
By Joe Lynn May 22, 2008 Warning to political junkies: Black tar in here Last week, the Ethics Commissioners began their review of San Francisco’s lobbyist ordinance. Coincidentally, the Commission also has launched a new…
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May 21, 2008 | No Comments
By Ari Burack May 21, 2008 The regional air quality management district approved a proposal today at a meeting in San Francisco that will impose fees on Bay Area businesses that emit greenhouse gases. The…
May 20, 2008 | 1 Comment
By Ari Burack May 20, 2008 San Francisco supervisors today agreed to once again delay a vote on the contentious proposal to build new power plants in the city’s Potrero Hill neighborhood, while detractors scramble…
May 20, 2008 | No Comments
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera Photo by Luke Thomas City Program is First Government Plaintiff in Federal Suit Alleging Multimillion Dollar Conspiracy to Hike Prices on Consumers, Providers From the Office of City Attorney…