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Understanding Cesar Chavez

Posted March 31, 2008 by Randy Shaw

Today is Cesar Chavez Day in California. Chavez is the nation’s most honored Latino, and momentum is growing for a national holiday in his honor. In the fall of 2005, I began planning a book that would portray how Chavez,
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SF Weekly: Bay Guardian Lawsuit Could Endanger Kids

Posted March 31, 2008 by Randy Shaw

In case anyone wondered how the SF Weekly really felt about losing a $15.6 million judgment to the San Francisco Bay Guardian, check out Matt Smith’s current column. Titled, “Let the Sun Shine, You Hypocrites,” Smith argues that an alliance
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Prop 98 Trailing; Californians Support Rent Control

Posted March 28, 2008 by Paul Hogarth

In a poll released yesterday by the Public Policy Institute that interviewed 2,000 likely California voters, Proposition 98 appears headed for defeat. The initiative to abolish rent control is trailing 37-41, which is a fatal place to be two months
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Freedom of Speech Torched at Olympic Relay?

Posted March 28, 2008 by Tommi Avicolli-Mecca

Probably not. At least according to the latest communication from the Mayor’s Office in San Francisco. What happens in practice is another matter altogether. For weeks, there’s been uncertainty about how the City that is rocked regularly by demonstrations of
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Sonny Rollins Comes to Zellerbach

Posted March 28, 2008 by E. "Doc" Smith

The incredible Sonny Rollins comes to Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall, next Thursday, April 3rd, and begins a world tour that will take him to Japan, Europe and Brazil. When Rollins picks up the tenor saxophone, the world listens. “The last jazz
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Clinton Donors and Pelosi …

Clinton Donors and Pelosi …

Posted March 28, 2008 by

Hello Paul Hogarth, I just read your piece regarding Senator Clinton’s millionaire donors threatening Nancy Pelosi and wanted say that it was excellent. I certainly hope you emailed it to Congresswoman Pelosi, as I believe it is of crucial for
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