Concerts at the Cadillac: Michael Parsons, Jazz Pianist

Posted November 29, 2007 by Paul Hogarth

Join us tomorrow, on November 30th at 3:00 p.m. at the Cadillac Hotel — where our featured performer will be Michael Parsons, a 27-year-old jazz pianist. “I don’t know how to do anything else, except tune pianos,” said the Lodi
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School Beat: NCLB and Dr. Pangloss’ World

Posted November 29, 2007 by Lisa Schiff

No Child Left Behind (NCLB), the country’s most recent version of our Federal education legislation has been called many things, from a tough-love policy that will right educational wrongs for traditionally underserved students to a grossly misguided set of punitive
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Fillmore Redevelopment, Missouri Football …

Fillmore Redevelopment, Missouri Football …

Posted November 29, 2007 by

Dear Randy: Your article clears the pall of lies told about the vitality of the Fillmore by those who practice the policy of “slash and burn.” I would add that few times while sitting atop Alta Plaza Park enjoying the
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Building on Sand and Goo Again, 100 Years Later

Posted November 28, 2007 by Gray Brechin

On Sept. 11, the Chronicle’s urban design writer, John King, announced on the front page that an architectural jury had predictably chosen for the Transbay terminal site a 1,200-foot tower most resembling a titanic penis. A shaft the height of
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Yoshi’s a Boost for African-American Community

Posted November 28, 2007 by Harrison Chastang

EDITOR’S NOTE: Randy Shaw’s article about the new Yoshi’s in the Fillmore elicited many responses. Harrison Chastang, who often writes for BeyondChron, provided his take: Much has been written and spoken in the local media about the opening of Yoshi’s
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A Lott Thankful that Trent’s Resigning

Posted November 28, 2007 by Tommi Avicolli-Mecca

For the past few days, the blogsphere has been lit up like those old telephone switchboards with the rumor that outgoing Republican heavy weight Trent Lott is resigning from his number-two post in the Senate because of an upcoming Hustler
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