Syria – A Serious Diplomatic Dilemma

September 10, 2013 | 3 Comments

To much of the world, it appears that our president is indecisive, unsure of his options, and unable to amass consensus on how to proceed on the issue of Syria

Posted in Opinion, Politics, War

Curtis Kicks Off Campaign for Secretary of State, Vows to Revoke Monsanto Business License

August 03, 2013 | 6 Comments

David Curtis kicked off his campaign for California Secretary of State at a July 11 event in North Hollywood. Curtis is “in it to win it,” and to secure the California Green Party’s ballot access, despite the top two primary created by California’s Proposition 14.

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Broad Coalition Targets Pelosi Over NSA Surveillance, Protests Set for Sunday

August 02, 2013 | 4 Comments

Widely cited as the member of Congress most responsible for beating back a legislative challenge to NSA surveillance programs a week ago, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is now facing a backlash in her tech-savvy San Francisco district.

Posted in Events, News, Politics

Fighting for the Soul of San Francisco

August 01, 2013 | 3 Comments

The editorial leadership of the San Francisco Bay Guardian sat down with their readers Wednesday at a community forum to discuss how they should move forward following the departure of longtime editor Tim Redmond.

Posted in Media, Politics

Statement by Julian Assange on Verdict in Bradley Manning Court-Martial

July 30, 2013 | No Comments

Today Bradley Manning, a whistleblower, was convicted by a military court at Fort Meade of 19 offenses for supplying the press with information, including five counts of ’espionage’. He now faces a maximum sentence of 136 years

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Another Gangland Shootout in the Tenderloin: One Dead, One Wounded

July 22, 2013 | 14 Comments

Another death in the Tenderloin. I heard over a dozen shots between what sounded like two different caliber guns. Fear struck hard. It sounding like a gunfight. A real one. Curious but frightened, I came downstairs to find a dead body on the sidewalk outside my apartment building.

Posted in Crime, News

Helen Thomas: Dead at 92

July 20, 2013 | No Comments

On July 20, headlines reported the news. The doyen of the White House House press corps was gone. After a long illness, the Gridiron Club and Foundation announced her passing. She ended decades covering presidential press conferences saying, “Thank you, Mr. President.”

Posted in Media, News, Politics