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SF Entertainment Listings: March 14 -23

SF Entertainment Listings: March 14 -23

March 12, 2008 | No Comments

Music and Event Listings

MoAd to honor Alice Walker
during Women’s History Month

March 12, 2008 | No Comments

Alice Walker Photo by Luke Thomas From the Museum of the African Diaspora In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) will honor Pulitzer Prize winning author Alice Walker on…

Posted in Culture, Events

The Cold, Cold Steel of Handcuffs

March 12, 2008 | 3 Comments

District 8 Congressional candidate Cindy Sheehan. Photo by Luke Thomas By Cindy Sheehan March 12, 2008 With the unbelievable 5th anniversary of “shock and awe” looming before us like a dark cancer that is out…

Posted in Opinion, Politics

Ethics Commission certifies Tony Gantneras eligible to receive public funds

Ethics Commission certifies Tony Gantner
as eligible to receive public funds

March 12, 2008 | No Comments

From the San Francisco Ethics Commission March 12, 2008 The San Francisco Ethics Commission certified Tony Gantner, candidate for the Board of Supervisors, District 3, as eligible to receive public funds from the San Francisco…

Posted in News, Politics

Supes reject Alioto-Pier effort to stifle accountability

March 12, 2008 | 3 Comments

Supervisor Michela Alioto-Pier’s efforts to repeal a 2006 voter mandate requiring the mayor of San Francisco attend Board of Supervisors meetings, was effectively killed yesterday. Photos by Luke Thomas By Nicholas Olczak March 12, 2008…

Posted in Politics

California State Assembly
to vote on Severance Tax initiative

March 12, 2008 | 4 Comments

Teachers, families, union leaders and elected officials held a rally yesterday in San Francisco to protest education budget cuts proposed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Photos by Luke Thomas By John Han March 12, 2008 The…

Posted in News, Politics

Prosecutors reject Jew motion
for evidentiary hearing
“Jew’s factual assumptions are demonstrably false”

March 12, 2008 | 1 Comment

Prosecutors asked a federal judge Tuesday to reject a bid by former San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew – who resigned his post amid allegations of corruption – for an evidentiary hearing into possible misconduct in…

Posted in News, Politics

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…

Posted in News

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…

Posted in Opinion, Politics

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…

Posted in Politics

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…

Posted in News

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…

Posted in Opinion, Politics

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…

Posted in News

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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