The Autobiography of Leroy Looper: Chapter 8

Posted January 30, 2007 by Leroy Looper

(The Future Tenderloin Leader Comes to San Francisco’s Fillmore District and Has Run-In With Black Panthers) “George had committed a crime against the people’s revolution— he was caught taking down Huey Newton and Cleaver’s posters.”—Leroy Looper As I planned my
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“Con Los Ojos Vendados” Opens at D.A. Arts

Posted January 30, 2007 by Paul Hogarth

Victor Cartagena is a Salvadoran-born artist and San Francisco resident, whose work is in numerous private and institutional collections — including the Honolulu Academy of Arts, The Contemporary Art Museum in Honolului, The Oxbow School of Art in Napa, &
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“Trinity Plaza…”

“Trinity Plaza…”

Posted January 29, 2007 by

Dear Mr. Hogarth, Re your article on January 26th. You are so right! It’s time the Supervisors and the Planning Commission start to put the interests of San Francisco and its residents first – before their egos. Blinded by their
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McGoldrick’s New Housing Scam

Posted January 29, 2007 by Randy Shaw

When San Francisco Supervisor Jake McGoldrick opposed the rebuilding of Trinity Plaza Apartments last fall on the grounds that there were not enough affordable units, he did not reveal that he had submitted legislation reducing the affordability requirements from 15%
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What’s Wrong with the SF Police Department?

Posted January 29, 2007 by Ted Tarver

EDITOR’S NOTE: Ted Tarver is a former SFPD officer who in November won a $1.1 million judgment against the Police Department for disability discrimination, after they refused to re-hire him after an on-the-job injury. While Gavin Newsom has accomplished a
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A New Age for the Medically Uninsured

Posted January 29, 2007 by Carol Harvey

We are all aware of runaway medical costs. Health care is far too expensive for the average American to pay. If you can’t afford health insurance, it’s no surprise. And, you are far from alone. Vast numbers of students, part
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“WiFi Deal…”

“WiFi Deal…”

Posted January 26, 2007 by

Dear Editor: The present San Francisco WiFi deal crafted behind closed doors by Chris Vein, Ron Vinson and Brian Roberts under the closed eyes of Mayor Newsom is not a very good deal for San Francisco for many reasons, but
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