The Bay Guardian Needs a Fact Checker

Posted December 27, 2004 by Randy Shaw

The Bay Guardian spent millions buying a building in lower Potrero Hill, but now seems unable to afford fact checkers. That’s the most charitable explanation for its wildly inaccurate story and editorial on Supervisor Maxwell’s zoning controls for the Potrero
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No Heat for Trinity Plaza until 2005

Posted December 27, 2004 by Ken Werner, Trinity Plaza Tenants Association (TPTA)

In last Monday’s article “Justice for Trinity Plaza Tenants: Is Victory Near?” I quoted 60% AMI rent as $758. I have no idea where I got that figure, but it’s definitely incorrect.According to the Mayor’s Office of Housing at http://www.sfgov.org/site/moh_page.asp?id=5837,
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THE WRESTLINGIZATION OF AMERICA

Posted December 27, 2004 by Irvin Muchnick

Just as Bob Hope used to entertain the troops in Vietnam, so today does Vince McMahon’s World Wrestling Entertainment fill that role in the testosterone-bulked mutation of Vietnam we call the Iraq war. This week a special edition of the
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The Man Who Came To Dinner

Posted December 27, 2004 by "Buzzin" Lee Hartgrave

Sheridan Whiteside (P.A Cooley) is a Celeb radio personality who is known for his caustic attitude. He is witty — but decidedly bitchy. Woolcott is invited as a dinner guest by Mr. And Mrs. Stanley (Drew Todd and Sandy Schlechter)
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Jack Newfield, Pioneer Writer/Activist, Dies at 66

Posted December 22, 2004 by Randy Shaw

Jack Newfield’s name is probably unknown to most of our readers, but his death this week should encourage people to go to the library to look at his books. Best known for his long tenure at the Village Voice during
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The Votes Are In!

Posted December 22, 2004 by Justice for Janitors

Wal-Mart elected “Grinch of the Year” for 2004Cintas and Comcast are runners-up in our national contest to determine who did the most harm to workers and their families this year. More than 2,300 of you voted in our fourth annual
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The Impossible Will Take a Little While

Posted December 22, 2004 by Sarah Cohen

This book is a compilation of essays intended to inspire Americans towards consciousness and activism regarding the fate of our nation. I read the first essay and I am at once, inspired. This inspiration is an experience that I relive
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