“Migden, Newsom, Rust Review…”

“Migden, Newsom, Rust Review…”

Posted February 28, 2007 by

Editor, I would not expect a subtle campaign from Carole Migden. When then Supervisors Migden first visited our Panhandle Residents Organization in the 1980s, she commented brightly about how nice it was just to walk around the corner to visit
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Supes Act to Stop Illegal Billboards

Posted February 28, 2007 by Paul Hogarth

In March 2002, San Francisco voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition G — which banned all new billboards, or specifically “outdoor commercial advertising signs.” But now an alarming number of “re-plastered posters” (i.e., small billboards) have proliferated throughout the City – on
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A Little Something for John and Alice Coltrane

Posted February 28, 2007 by Tommi Avicolli Mecca

My oldest brother first introduced me to John Coltrane. He had a portable record player in his bedroom, the first of its kind in our working-class row house in South Philly. It was a lazy hot summer afternoon. He had
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Carole Migden’s New Friends

Posted February 27, 2007 by Randy Shaw

As State Senator Carole Migden gears up for a tough re-election fight against Assemblymember Mark Leno, she has made some interesting new allies: Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), Clear Channel, and Comcast. These three corporations sponsored Migden’s February 22 celebration
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Notes From My Purple State

Posted February 27, 2007 by Jesse Nathan

“Come to Kansas Where the Waiters Make $2.65 and Everyone Speaks—Thank God!—Nothing But English” Dorothy and Toto would be ashamed: the Kansas legislature decided to spend the last week making life more painful for the state’s most vulnerable citizens. In
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“Gore Oscar in Doubt,” Says U.S. Supreme Court

Posted February 27, 2007 by JekyllnHyde

EDITOR’S NOTE: This was featured in yesterday’s Diary Section at Daily Kos, by frequent contributor JekyllnHyde. In an unprecedented move, the Supreme Court of the United States intervened to revoke the Academy Award won by “An Inconvenient Truth” at the
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