Supes call for end to Federal ‘harrassment’ of medical cannabis dispensary landlords

Supes call for end to Federal ‘harrassment’
of medical cannabis dispensary landlords

February 12, 2008 | No Comments

By Ari Burack February 12, 2008 San Francisco supervisors today will consider a resolution condemning federal authorities for issuing landlords that lease space to pot clubs letters notifying them of the possibility of prison and…

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Rep. Barbara Lee gives annual State of the District address

Rep. Barbara Lee gives annual State of the District address

February 12, 2008 | No Comments

Rep. Barbara Lee, file photo. Photo by Luke Thomas By Maya Strausberg February 12, 2008 Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, gave her annual State of the District address Monday in front of hundreds of Bay Area…

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Court Jester previews BOS agenda

Court Jester previews BOS agenda

February 12, 2008 | No Comments

h. “Court Jester” brown. Photos by Luke Thomas By h. brown February 12, 2008 Another day of shame for Peskin (4,500 cabbies robbed ‘legally’) Item #19 I’ve seen the Board of Supervisors do lots of…

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The Crackberry Chronicles

The Crackberry Chronicles

February 11, 2008 | No Comments

Photos by Luke Thomas By Elaine Santore February 11, 2008 The party’s over A reporter once told me the rule of thumb for Board President Aaron Peskin quotes, “If you want a regular quote from…

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The Battle for Bayview

The Battle for Bayview

February 11, 2008 | No Comments

District 6 Supervisor Chris Daly Photos by Luke Thomas By Chris Daly February 11, 2008 The stage is now set for what may be one of the biggest development battles in decades. Last Monday, Bayview…

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Yahoo! rejects $44.6 billion takover bid by Microsoft

Yahoo! rejects $44.6 billion takover bid by Microsoft

February 11, 2008 | No Comments

By Jason Bennert February 11, 2008 Internet giant Yahoo! today formally rejected the $44.6 billion takeover bid made by Microsoft earlier this month. The Microsoft bid for Yahoo! is worth $31 a share. However, in…

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Rep. Paul Lantos Dies at 80

Rep. Paul Lantos Dies at 80

February 11, 2008 | No Comments

Representative Tom Lantos, RIP. Photo by Luke Thomas By Ashley Wright February 11, 2008 Congressman Tom Lantos, D-San Mateo, San Francisco, died early this morning due to complications from cancer at the Bethesda Naval Medical…

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