May 25, 2013 | No Comments
As 200,000 people prepare to march against Monsanto today (Saturday), the Senate has overwhelmingly rejected a bill that would allow states to decide if genetically modified food products should be labeled.
May 24, 2013 | No Comments
What happened to the recent Arab Peace Initiative (API) unanimously endorsed by the 22-member Arab League in 2002 at the Beirut Summit of the Arab League? It is time for Israel to accept the API as a basis for peace negotiations.
May 17, 2013 | No Comments
At the women’s county jail on Mother’s Day, San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi announced the department’s doula program for pregnant inmates, a humanitarian program which aims to improve family-based services for inmates, formerly incarcerated men and women, and their families.
May 16, 2013 | 3 Comments
If you have ever been to Bourbon Street in New Orleans, there is one thing that you would have noticed for sure. No, I am not talking about the babes and the beads. I am referring to a bunch of guys holding signs like “Repent” and “Trust Jesus, He Hates Sin.” Millions of drunk guys and gals have walked by these sincere advocates, but how many people do you think instantly dropped their shots and accepted Jesus into their hearts?
May 13, 2013 | 5 Comments
California’s wildfire season began early this year as nearly a dozen fires fueled by record high temperatures and extremely low water levels broke out across the state during the first week of May.
May 02, 2013 | 1 Comment
Earlier this month during Oakland’s monthly First Fridays/Art Murmur event, a candlelit vigil was held by a couple dozen protesters – many wearing T-shirts with the message “Stop Torture CA” – to bring attention to California state prison solitary confinement policies which they say amounts to state-sanctioned torture.
July 25, 2009 | No Comments
Former Bush administration Justice Department torture memo author, John Yoo. From CodePink July 25, 2009 Groups want John Yoo dismissed and disbarred for complicity in torture and murder, illegal wiretapping, and unethical and immoral conduct.…
July 24, 2009 | 4 Comments
By Hope Johnson July 24, 2009 A San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee (DCCC) resolution urging Speaker Nancy Pelosi to co-sponsor a bill demanding a US exit strategy from Afghanistan, was opposed Wednesday by US…
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July 23, 2009 | No Comments
Coalition’s PAC is attracting new money from across the spectrum From The Center for Public Integrity WASHINGTON, D.C., July 23, 2009 — Whether the subject is health care reform, climate change, or pay-as-you-go budgeting rules,…
July 22, 2009 | 4 Comments
A fundraiser was held yesterday in San Francisco for Reverend Billy Talen of the Church of Life After Shopping. Talen, a Green,Â is running against Michael Bloomberg for Mayor of New York City. Photos by…
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July 21, 2009 | 12 Comments
Dear Budget Chair John Avalos… Photos by Luke Thomas By Hope Johnson July 21, 2009 Dear Supervisor Avalos: In a rarely seen move at Stay Tuned, I’ll get right to the point.Â WTF is going…
July 20, 2009 | No Comments
Reverend Billy Talen from the Church of Life After Shopping is challengingÂ Michael Bloomberg and corporate influence over human affairs in the race for Mayor of New York City. Talen, who is running as a Green,…
July 19, 2009 | No Comments
Wicked reggae duo Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare met with FCJ in June for an interview at the SF Independent. Photos by Luke Thomas By Shivu Rao July 19, 2009 It is oft said of…
July 16, 2009 | 6 Comments
Assemblymember Dave Jones was joined Wednesday by a phalanx of Progressive electeds in support of his candidacy for California Insurance Commissioner. Photos by Luke Thomas By Luke Thomas July 16, 2009 Following an unconfirmed rumor…
July 15, 2009 | 4 Comments
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi and SFPD Lt. Mike Slade joined forces yesterday on the steps of City Hall to draw attention to budget cuts that are threatening the closure of several public defender…
July 14, 2009 | 2 Comments
Mayor Gavin Newsom Photo by Luke Thomas By Chris Carlsson, SFStreetsBlog Editor’s Note: Mr. Carlsson assesses political ladder climber Gavin Newsom’s sudden embrace of environmental values, exposing a deceptive branding campaign that belies Newsom’s record.…