Poster Contest Update

Posted May 27, 2005 by Staff Writer

Reader opinion was split between two designs for a poster that highlights the Redevelopment Agency’s diversion of funds from schools, parks and public safety to its own coffers. As a result, we combined the strength of both into a single
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McGoldrick Deserves Censure for “Ghetto” comments

Posted May 26, 2005 by Randy Shaw

One day after a cross-section of Tenderloin tenants, merchants, property owners and non-profit groups won support for a Community Benefits District, Supervisor Jake McGoldrick attacked the neighborhood as a “ghetto.” McGoldrick’s comments were directed at both District 6 Supervisor Chris
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Buried by the Times, by Laurel Leff

Posted May 26, 2005 by Joe Eskenazi

“Buried by the Times” would be an excellent book if only you didn’t have to read it.The tome, penned by journalism Professor Laurel Leff, is a remarkably thorough and damning expose of how and why the New York Times systematically
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Futureman: ‘Drums Can Change Human Evolution’

Posted May 26, 2005 by E. "Doc" Smith

“There is an ancient, ancient myth that is very, very cool,” once revealed the musician-inventor-scientist-composer known as Futureman. For over ten years the eccentric percussionist has been touring with the jazz-bluegrass-fusion quartet Bela Fleck and the Flecktones.Born under the name
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