Overheard in Fog City

Overheard in Fog City

February 05, 2008 | No Comments

Luke Thomas FCJ Publisher and Editor Photo by Marc Salomon By Luke Thomas February 5, 2008 Daly, Bayview activists, submit affordable housing petition Affordable housing champion Supervisor Chris Daly is joined by activists at City…

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Craigslist founder endorses Obama

Craigslist founder endorses Obama

January 24, 2008 | No Comments

Craigslist founder Craig Newmark discusses his support for presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama (D-Illinois) with SFWeekly reporter Will Harper at the grand opening of Obama’s San Francisco campaign offices in the Castro District. Photos by…

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Swiftboating

Swiftboating

January 22, 2008 | No Comments

Senator John Kerry (D-Mass) Photo by Luke Thomas Editor’s Note: Fog City Journal received the following letter from Senator John Kerry on behalf of the Obama for America campaign. January 22, 2008 I support Barack…

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The Beagle Brigade: Stopping Entryof Harmful Pests, Plants and Foodstuffs

The Beagle Brigade: Stopping Entry
of Harmful Pests, Plants and Foodstuffs

January 21, 2008 | No Comments

Protecting U.S. agriculture, customs Inspector Carla Blackmon and her canine teammate, Chip, work the international baggage claim area of San Francisco International Airport to interdict contraband. Photos by Luke Thomas By Emmett Berg January 21,…

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Bill Clinton touts Hillary Clinton’s planto stem foreclosures

Bill Clinton touts Hillary Clinton’s plan
to stem foreclosures

January 17, 2008 | No Comments

Former President Bill Clinton follows Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums during a visit to Everett and Jones restaurant in Oakland Wednesday to promote Hillary Clinton’s plan to solve the sub-prime mortgage crisis. Photos by John Han…

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Notes from the ground: A San Franciscan in Iowa

Notes from the ground: A San Franciscan in Iowa

January 04, 2008 | No Comments

By Tanene Allison January 4, 2008 The morning after the Iowa Caucus, Des Moines is eerily quiet. Media and campaign staffers and volunteers are fleeing en-masse from the city. This last week has seen Des…

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Ethnic Cleansing in San Francisco

Ethnic Cleansing in San Francisco

October 07, 2007 | No Comments

“The patron saint of privatization is Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi.” Mayor Gavin Newsom “pulls all the levers and pushes all the buttons.” Photos by Luke Thomas By Don Santina Guest Edtorial. Reprinted with permission. October 7,…

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They’re Back: Ethics Resumes Meltdowns, Part III

They’re Back: Ethics Resumes Meltdowns, Part III

August 09, 2007 | No Comments

By Joe Lynn August 9, 2007 Part 3: Culture of the Ethics Commission; Next Steps The Mayor and City Attorney are not solely responsible for the failures at Ethics. There is no doubt that their…

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All Aboard: Why California Needs High Speed Trains

All Aboard: Why California Needs High Speed Trains

April 17, 2007 | No Comments

Assemblymember Fiona Ma By Fiona Ma April 17, 2007 Earlier this month, I took the ride of my life on a high-speed train that broke the world speed record. A French TGV (train à grande…

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Moussem of Tan-Tan looks westto advance Morocco to first world nation status

Moussem of Tan-Tan looks west
to advance Morocco to first world nation status

December 15, 2006 | No Comments

Berber tribesmen gather around a warm Saharan camp fire on the eve of the 2006 Moussem of Tan-Tan. Photos by Luke Thomas By Fiona Ma and Luke Thomas December 15, 2006 How many times does…

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Daly victory saves the soul of San Francisco

November 07, 2006 | No Comments

Incumbent Supervisor Chris Daly and wife, Sarah Low Daly, take to the stage at the DNA Lounge in the heartland of San Francisco’s District 6 to announce a momentous victory over big money and dirty…

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